David J. Wakstein, 72, of Edison died May 28, 2011. Born in Long Branch, he was raised in Newark and previously lived in Clark.
Mr. Wakstein worked at Valvano Insurance Agency, Linden, and taught at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck.
He graduated from Weequahic High School and Rutgers University in Newark.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Gladys (Feldman); his son, Jeffrey of Rahway; his daughter, Laura of Clark; and three grandchildren.
Services were held May 31 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to Haven Hospice, Edison.