Arthur Gershon

Arthur Gershon

Arthur Gershon, 83, of West Orange died Jan. 29, 2011. Born in Jersey City, he resided in Maplewood before moving to West Orange 11 years ago.

Mr. Gershon was the founder and president of Bildisco and Armar Sales.

He was a graduate of West Orange High School and Rutgers University and attended Columbia University Graduate School.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during World War II.

He was a member of Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel of South Orange.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Marianne (Matlosz); his daughter, Bonnie Yarsin of North Carolina; two sons, Jeffrey of San Antonio, Texas, and Joel of Chicago; and four grandchildren.

Services were held Jan. 31 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel or St. Barnabas Hospice Care, West Orange.

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