Emanuel (Manny) Magid, 95, of Worcester, formerly of Maplewood, N.J., died Dec. 23 at his home. He was the widower of Phyllis (Sperber) Magid. Born in New York, N.Y., he was the son of the late Max and Anna Magid. He graduated Brooklyn College in 1942, and began his teaching career prior to serving in the U.S. Army Counter Intelligence Corps. In 1948, he earned a master’s degree from Columbia Teachers College and subsequently taught at several schools in Newark, N.J., including South Side then East Side High School, where he was chairman of the Math Department until 1977. He was active in the Newark Teachers Union. After his teaching career, he joined the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, where he worked from 1977 through 1983. From 1983 until his retirement in 1993, he worked as an accountant. He was a member of Congregation B’nai Israel of Millburn, N.J. for over 50 years, before moving to Massachusetts and joining Congregation Beth Israel in Worcester. He is survived by three sons, Martin Magid (Elizabeth) of Newton, David Magid (Debra) of Worcester, and Joseph Magid (Elizabeth) of Wynnewood, Pa.; and six grandchildren, Joshua, Rachel, Zoe, Noah, Max, and Zachary. Memorial contributions may be made to The Blue Card Fund, 171 Madison Ave., Suite #1405, New York, NY 10016 (; Hebrew Free Loan Society, 675 Third Ave., 19th Floor, New York, NY 10017 (; or Worcester Chamber Music Society, 323 Main St., Mechanics Hall, Worcester, MA 01608 ( MILES FUNERAL HOME OF HOLDEN

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