Arthur Gesten

Arthur Gesten

Arthur Gesten, 92, of Union died July 21, 2017. Born in Newark, he had been a resident of Union since 1955. 

A pharmacist by profession, Mr. Gesten was employed at Gesten’s Pharmacy in Union and at the VA Hospital in East Orange during his long career. 

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army who served during World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Adeline (Lehner); his son, Roddy (Randi) of Santa Fe, N.M.; three daughters, Suzanne (Neal) Ruda of Holmdel, Leslie (Michael) Merke of Lakewood, and Bari (Mark) Miller of Florham Park; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services were held July 23 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.

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