Gerald Sandak, 83, of Westfield died Dec. 23, 2013. Born in Brooklyn, he resided in Queens and Colonia before moving to Westfield 46 years ago.
Mr. Sandak was employed as chief risk officer for Rosenthal & Rosenthal in New York City before his retirement in 2011.
He was a veteran who served in the U.S. Air Force.
A longtime member of Temple Emanu-El, Westfield, he held positions as a member of the board and financial treasurer.
He was affiliated with the Financial Men’s Club in New York City, American Arbitration Association, Manhattan Credit Club, Commercial Financial Association, and Factors Chain International.
He is survived by his wife, Gladys (Shapiro); his son, Mitchell of Westfield; his daughter, Barbara Sandak Ceccarelli of Scotch Plains; a sister, Dolly Weiss of Dewitt, NY; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services were held Dec. 26 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.