Robert Gerstl, 98, of West Orange died Sept. 18, 2012. Born in New York City, he lived in West Orange since 1956.
Mr. Gerstl was a supervisor with the U.S. Post Office in Newark for 30 years, retiring in 1975.
A veteran of the U.S. Army, he received commendations for two tours of duty, one for World War II, the other for the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Jewish War Veterans.
Predeceased by his wife, Anne (Lapufsky), he is survived by his daughter, Elaine Batters of West Orange, and many nieces and nephews.
Services were held Sept. 20 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.