Gerald Stein, 78, of Bloomfield died Feb. 17, 2019. He was born in Elizabeth and grew up in Linden.
Mr. Stein was retired as an accountant for Torcon Construction.
He graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with a degree in chemical engineering.
He was an Air Force veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Priscilla; two sons, Craig (Michele) of Bridgewater and Jeffrey (Jessica) of Brooklyn; his daughter, Dara (Charlie) Dowd of Northbridge, Mass.; a sister, Phyllis Hinson of Arizona; and seven grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 19 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Cedar Grove.