Tobias (Ted) Gordon, 88, of Springfield died April 23, 2020. A Union Township resident for 40 years, he moved to Springfield in 2003.
Mr. Gordon worked for Prudential Insurance as an agent from 1980 until his retirement in 1992. Prior to that, he worked with his father and sister in a family business, Ben and Ted’s Army Navy Store of Newark. In retirement, he worked as a school crossing guard for Union Township.
He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean and Vietnam wars and was a member of the Jewish War Veterans, participating in the annual Memorial Day Parade.
He was an involved community member at Congregation Israel in Springfield.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Sandie; his daughter, Tracie (Nathaniel) Feldman of Short Hills; his son, Lee (Amy) of Caldwell; and two grandchildren.
Private services were held. Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish National Fund.