In memory of
Morton Lee REITMAN
REITMAN, Morton Lee Morton Lee Reitman, age 80, passed away on April 5, 2017 in Jupiter, FL. Mort was born in Fairmont, WV to the late Isadore and Freda Reitman. A graduate of Fairmont State College and Case Western Reserve, Weatherhead School of Business. He started his career as a teacher in Solon, OH, where he started their Adult Education Program and their Gifted Children's Program. He was President of Hospital Specialty Co. (HOSPECO) and Executive VP of Tranzonic Co's. Mort was active in numerous organizations, such as United Cerebral Palsy, Jewish Federation, and also an advocate for institutions, such as nursing homes, children's homes and foster children. Most of all he was loving, kind and caring to all he knew. He especially loved animals and took his dogs to work with him every day. Mort touched more lives than we will ever know. Mort never cared for accolades, he just wanted to help and care for others, often forgoing recognition. Mort was an exceptional, husband, father, grandfather and friend. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Rose Tapper Reitman; daughters, Jeannie Reitman-Carlson, Andie Reitman and son-in-law Brian Harrigan; his beloved grandchildren Izzy and Zoe Carlson, Blake and Lila Harrigan; brother and sister-in-law Robert and Sylvia Reitman. Mort's family wishes to thank Giselle Christy for her loving care. She made his life beautiful and filled with kindness. A very special thank you to Dr. Jaroslaw P. Maciejewski, Sidney Halpren, Francisco Forbes, David Paulus and the aides at MorseLife Memory Care. These women are above amazing, they are treasures. The family asks any donations be made to Ehlers-Danlos Society, https://ehlers-danlos.com/ or Forever Children's Home, 28299 South Woodland Road, Pepper Pike, OH, 44124 1-216-464-5547. To express condolences and/or make donations: Visit PalmBeachPost.com/obituaries
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