OBITUARY

Israel "Jim" Gerstein

August 30, 1924September 4, 2019

Israel (Jim) Gerstein, 95, of Fort Lee, died September 4. He was a member of Gesher Shalom, the JCC of Fort Lee, for over 50 years. He was an owner of a vending machine business, FoodMatic Vending, as well as the proprietor of 3 fast food restaurants, Chicken Etc., over the course of his lifetime. He earned his MBA from Bernard Baruch College, on the GI Bill. He was a medic in WW II, helping to liberate concentration camps. Predeceased by his wife, Maxine, of 41 years, he is survived by children, Doryne Davis (Milt), Elyse Terk (Steve), and Barry Gerstein (Amy), 9 grandchildren, and 1 great granddaughter. Arrangements were by Gutterman and Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors, Hackensack. Donations can be made to Jewish National Fund, or Jewish War Veterans.

  • FAMILY

  • Doryne Davis, Daughter
  • Barry Gerstein, Son
  • Ida Gerstein, Mother (deceased)
  • Hyman Gerstein, Father (deceased)

Learn more about the Gerstein name

Services

  • Chapel Service

    Friday, September 6, 2019

  • Burial

    Friday, September 6, 2019

Memories

Israel "Jim" Gerstein

have a memory or condolence to add?

ADD A MEMORY
Shari Rubinstein

October 1, 2019

My mother and I wish your family our sincere condolences on the loss of Jim Gerstein

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Learn more about the Gerstein name

VISIT ANCESTRY.COM