Harold Sidney Small, MD, passed away on April 28 after a short illness.
He was 89 years old. He was born and raised in Passaic, NJ, where he met
Lynne Kosson. They were high school sweethearts and were married in June
1950 following Harold’s graduation from the University of Pennsylvania.
He was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. Following medical school
at the University of Pennsylvania, Harold did an internship at Newark Beth
Israel Hospital and residency in anesthesia at Walter Reed Medical Center in
Washington, DC. Dr. Small served 7 years in the US Army and was stationed
at Ft Belvoir, VA.

Following his discharge from the Army, Harold moved his family to Englewood,
NJ and was a clinical professor of anesthesia at Columbia Presbyterian
Medical Center. In 1967, he moved his family to the Morristown area
where he lived for the rest of his life. Harold practiced medicine at
Morristown Memorial Hospital for 30 years, including a term as Chairman of
the Anesthesia Department.

Harold and Lynne bred and raised Pembroke Welsh Corgi dogs for 20 years, producing
many champions at Ariel Kennel; they were active in the NJ Pembroke
Welsh Corgi Club. They were founding members of Congregation B’nai
Israel in Bernards Township and Harold served twice as the President of
the Board of Trustees. He and Lynne were avid duplicate bridge players – Harold
was a Silver Master; and they traveled all over the world.
After Lynne’s passing, Harold lived his last 3 years at Lester Senior
Housing in Whippany. He is survived by his adult children Bob (wife, Rabbi Amy) & Carol;
his daughter Missy predeceased him (survived by husband, Bob). He has 9 adult grandchildren and 2 great granddaughters.

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