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Edward Gang

July 21, 1937 ~ February 3, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

On Feb 3, 2021 Edward Gang, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, passed away at the age of 83.

Ed was born in Manhattan, NY to Tom Gang and Toy Won Gee in 1937, and grew up in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan.  He enlisted in the Air Force in 1957 and was stationed in France and at McGuire AFB. He was honorably released from active duty in 1960 and reserve service in 1963.  Also in 1963, he earned a degree from Hunter College with a major in Mathematics  and minor in Physics.  

He joined Union Carbide as a Computer Programmer based in NY, then moved to the Bound Brook, NJ office.  He married Carolyn Pollard in 1968 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  He and his family relocated to Stony Point, NY in 1975 with the company which became First Brands.  He retired as a Systems Analyst after 37+ years with the company.  

Ed is preceded in death by his parents, son Sean, siblings Alice, Frances, Florence, Helen, Dorothy, Stanley, Rose, and Robert.  Ed is survived by his wife Carolyn, 3 children Tom, Scott & Kristin, and 5 grandchildren Tommy, Katie May, James, Alyssa, and Michael.  

As a young man, Ed played hockey, was an avid fan of big band and swing music and loved to dance.  He also loved puzzles and trivia. He would track all kinds of sports statistics and enjoyed playing golf and watching it on tv. He cared deeply for his family including many nieces and nephews, and loved his children and grandchildren with all his heart. He would do anything for his grandchildren, attending all of the concerts and events he could.  Never missing an opportunity to climb a tree with them especially on apple picking outings. 

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 9th at Sheenan’s Funeral Home (233 Dunellen Avenue Dunellen, NJ) from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm followed by the burial at 1:30 pm at Bound Brook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his honor to:

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation- Donations are online or information by calling 800-533-CURE (2873)

JDRF

200 Vesey Street 28th Floor 

New York, NY 10281

Or

American Diabetes Association- In memorial donations can be done on line or by calling 800-3342-2383 By Mail- American Diabetes Association  2451 Crystal Drive Suite 900 Arlington VA 22202

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
February 9, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Sheenan Funeral Home
233 Dunellen Ave.
Dunellen, NJ 08812

Burial
Tuesday
February 9, 2021

Bound Brook Cemetery
500 Mountain Ave
Bound Brook, NJ 08805

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