Richard O. Sherman, 75, of Gillette died Nov. 26, 2011. Born in Elizabeth, he lived in Hillside for 29 years before moving to Gillette 43 years ago.
Mr. Sherman was employed at the California-based Moore Chemical.
He attended Newark Academy and was a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a major in chemical engineering.
He served in the Chemical Corps division of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by two daughters, Lisa Sherman and Leslie Rothberg; a brother, Jon L.; and two grandchildren.
Services were held Nov. 28 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.