Irwin Hundert, 88, of East Brunswick died Dec. 28, 2013. He was born in the Bronx and lived in Woodbridge and Needham, Mass., before moving to East Brunswick 43 years ago.
Mr. Hundert worked for Chevron Oil Company in Perth Amboy for 32 years. He was an adjunct professor for New York University and Rutgers University’s Extension Division. Most recently he was a full-time professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark for 10 years before retiring in 1992.
He attended City College of New York, where he was editor-in-chief of the student newspaper and chief of the Jewish engineering fraternity Phi Delta Pi. He earned his master’s degree in chemical engineering from NYU.
He was active in B’nai B’rith, the Lion’s Club, and Congregation Adath Israel of Woodbridge. He was a member of the East Brunswick Jewish Center. He served as a Democratic Committeeman and was also a volunteer tax preparer at the East Brunswick Senior Center.
Predeceased by his son Alan in 1975, he is survived by his wife of 65 years, Hazel (Friedman); his son Edward (Mary) of Shaker Heights, Ohio; his daughter, Karen (Alan) Novick of Highland Park; a brother, Murray of Leonardtown, Md.; and six granddaughters.
Services were held Dec. 30 with arrangements by The Crabiel Home for Funerals, Milltown. Memorial contributions may be made to The City College Fund, Shepard Hall-Room 166, 160 Convent Ave., New York, NY 10031-9986.