Sidney Gertler

Sidney Gertler

Sidney Gertler, 91, of Monroe Township died Jan. 2, 2014. Born in Scranton, Pa., he was raised in Manhattan’s Lower East Side and later lived in Queens; Levittown, Long Island; and Old Bridge before moving to Monroe in 1995.

Mr. Gertler was retired from Kramer Trenton, where he worked as a comptroller.

He served his country in the Navy during World War II.

Mr. Gertler was a member and past lodge president of B’nai B’rith and past member of Congregation Beth Ohr in Old Bridge. He was a member of Clearbrook Jewish Congregation, Monroe.

Predeceased by his wife Helen in 1997, he is survived by his wife Barbara Kuntz Gertler; his son, Richard (Ellen) Gertler of Teaneck; his daughter, Sandy Stubenhaus (James Drayton) of Trenton; a sister, Jeanette Weschkoff; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services were held Jan. 5 with arrangements by Goldstein Funeral Chapel, Edison. Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish National Fund.

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