Elliot Pasternack, 73, of Highland Park died Feb. 17, 2015. He was born in Lakewood and had resided in Highland Park since 1966.
For 45 years, Prof. Pasternack taught history at Middlesex County College, Edison. He retired in 2012.
He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Montclair State College and had 30 credits toward his doctorate at New York University.
He was a longtime member of the American Historical Society.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lynn (Banach); his son, Steven (Lori Jane) of Hillsborough; his daughter, Lisa (Adam) Cole of North Brunswick; and four grandsons.
Services were held Feb. 19 with arrangements by Crabiel Parkwest Funeral Chapel, New Brunswick. Memorial contributions may be made to Middlesex County College Foundation for student scholarships.