LIVINGSTON, NJ – Local pediatrician Dr. Wesley Boodish died peacefully on Saturday, April 19, at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, surrounded by his wife, Lynn, and very dear friends.

Services will be held on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Temple B'nai Jeshurun, 1025 South Orange Avenue in Short Hills. Interment will follow at Beth David Memorial Park in Kenilworth. Arrangements are under the direction of Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Funeral Chapels, Livingston.

Dr. Boodish was born in Philadelphia, and later moved to Newark, where he graduated from Weequahic High School. He attended Emory University.  He served as pediatrician to thousands of area children.