Marvin Sandler

Marvin Sandler

Marvin Sandler, 87, of Kearny died March 5, 2015. He was born and raised in Jersey City. 

Mr. Sandler had worked at his family’s clothing store, Sandler’s Department Store in Jersey City, as well as in real estate at CB Snyder in Hoboken. He began teaching math at Lyndhurst High School in 1955 and taught for the next 37 years, retiring in 1991 as supervisor of the math department. 

He graduated from New York University and then from Columbia University with a master’s degree in mathematics.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he underwent training to become an interpreter. He served overseas and received a World War II Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, and other honors. 

Predeceased by his wife of 19 years, Marilyn (Epstein), in 1976, he is survived by his son, Michael Alan; his daughter, Barbara Leah (Chris) Brooks; a sister, Estelle Model; and two grandchildren. 

Services were held March 8 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to Association for Hunterdon Developmental Center, c/o Gloria Dupre-Wynn, 39 West Spring St., Somerville, NJ 08876.

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