Gilbert Linn

Gilbert Linn

Gilbert Linn, 89, of Lake Worth, Fla., formerly of Newark, West Orange, and Millburn, died June 13, 2016. 

Mr. Linn, a retired electrical engineer, was the former police chief for the Palm Beach County Sheriff Department’s Citizens on Patrol Division.

He was an Army veteran of World War II. 

He was past president of the Covered Bridge Condo Association. He took up tennis and bowling in his 80s, and was also a ham radio operator with the call sign W2WDZ. 

Predeceased by his first wife, Jean, he is survived by his wife, Florence Silverman-Linn; two daughters, Anne (Jeff) Fischman of West Orange and Jennifer (Joseph) Ragucci of Morris Plains; and a granddaughter. 

Services were held June 16 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Cedar Grove.

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