Donald Gerson, 87, of West Orange died April 25, 2016. Born in Brooklyn, he lived in West Orange for most of his life.
Mr. Gerson was a clothing manufacturer at Jane Darling Dress in New York City before retiring.
A member of the West Orange Board of Education for 16 years, he had been a past president of the South Mountain Lodge of B’nai B’rith.
Predeceased by his wife, Louise, he is survived by his son, Fred (Liz O’Neil); his daughter, Randi Gerson (Sara Lesser); and four grandchildren.
Services were held April 28 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.