Howard Norman Kudler, DDS, of Boynton Beach, Fla. and Great Barrington, died at Delray Medical Center’s hospice unit July 10. He was the husband of Beatrice (Salzberg) Kidler. Born March 15, 1937 in Brooklyn, N.Y., he left home at the age of 16 without a high school diploma to attend Washington & Jefferson College. He attended the Columbia University School of Dentistry, earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery. He began a dental practice before serving as a captain in the U.S. Army. After being honorably discharged, he began dental career in earnest. He retired after nearly 40 years, spending his time sculpting and playing bridge. He was a lifetime master’s level duplicate bridge player. In addition to his wife Bea, he is survived by a daughter, Jocelyn “Botzy” Kudler of South Windsor, Conn.; a son, Neil “Neily” Kudler, MD, of Northampton; a  daughter-in-law, Rabbi Nancy Flam; and two grandchildren, Miriam Dora and Jonah Lev Kudler-Flam; and his nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Allen Mitchell Kudler. Memorial contributions may be made to Yad LaKashish, (, or ERAN (, ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME


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