David Goldfarb, 82, of Livingston died Feb. 1, 2013. Born and raised in Brooklyn, he also resided in White Meadow Lake, Florham Park, and Livingston.
Mr. Goldfarb worked at the Brooklyn Naval Yard, and as an electrical engineer at Picatinny Arsenal.
He attended Brooklyn College, and graduated from CCNY.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, stationed for a year in Fairbanks, Alaska.
He was active in Temple Beth El Mekor Chayim, Cranford, and Temple Beth Shalom, Livingston. He was honored, along with his wife, Alice, with the Keter Shem Tov Leadership Award from The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism in 2007.
Predeceased by his wife, Rita; son, Michael; and three older brothers; he is survived by his wife, Alice; his sons, Kenneth of Livingston and Zalman of Edison; their wives, Dr. Amy Rosenberg and Aviva Goldfarb; his daughter-in-law, Debbie; step-daughters, Debbie Renert, Diane Lechter, and Andrea Brudnicki; his step-son, Ian Renert; 12 grandchildren and four step-grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 4 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.