Jack Wexler, 86, Vero Beach

Jack Wexler, 86, died in Vero Beach, on April 21, 2011.

Wexler was born in Philadelphia, PA and grew up in Mt. Holly, NJ.

He was editor of the Mt. Holly High School newspaper and graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a BS in Chemical Engineering.

He was married to Judith Wexler for 63 years.

After serving as an officer in the US Navy in the latter stages of World War II,

Jack Wexler had a long career with Exxon Mobil as a chemical engineer, supply & transportation manager, economic coordination manager, and senior executive.

During the 1950s and early 1960s, he worked in southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

After an assignment in New York, he was president of Exxon’s affiliate in Japan and later, was president of Esso Singapore.

He also served as a senior vice president of Exxon International in New York City.

He retired from an assignment in Houston and relocated to Vero Beach.

Wexler was a trustee of the Vero Beach Center for the Arts.

He served as a director of Nabors Industries, an oil and gas drilling company, for many years.

Jack Wexler was an avid fisherman and he loved art and music.

Survivors include his wife, Judith; three children: David and his wife, Emily, of Summit, N.J.; Robert and his wife, Loida, of Houston, Texas; and Mary Americo and her husband, Joseph, of Guilford, Conn.; five grandchildren: Jeffrey, Ian, Elizabeth, Laura, and James.

Funeral arrangements are private.

Contributions may be made in his memory to the Indian River Medical Center Foundation, 1000 36th St. Vero Beach, FL 32960.

Arrangements made by National Cremation & Burial Society 1032 N. Dixie Hwy, Lake Worth, Fl 33460

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