Martin “Marty” Gilbert, 80, of Carolina Shores, NC, died Jan. 23, 2015. He was born in Brooklyn and raised in Newark.
Mr. Gilbert began his career as a supermarket manager for various chains in New Jersey, including Grand Union, Pathmark, and ShopRite.
He graduated from Weequahic High School, Newark, in 1952. He graduated from Rutgers University with honors in June 1955.
After Marty married Lois Farrell, he was drafted into the army (1956-1958) and stationed in Germany. He was an avid tennis player and a boatsman.
He is survived by his wife, Joan; his son, Alan, and daughter, Cynthia, both of Greenwich, Conn.; a stepson, Steven Andronico of Washington, DC; a stepdaughter, Jennifer Calderon of Orlando, Fla.; and three grandchildren.