Robert Gist, the former Maplewood municipal clerk, died on February 23. He was 72. Gist served as director of welfare for Maplewood, Millburn, Orange, Roseland and West Orange. He later spent 32 years as the general manager of the Rosedale Cemetery in Orange.
George Wuesthoff, a former Atlantic Highlands councilman who served as superintendent of schools, died on February 24. He was 93.
Lucy Wunsch, who was active in local Democratic politics in Mantua, died on February 24. She was 99.
Robert Bair, an executive board member of the Lacey Township Republican Club, died on February 23. He was 65. He was a carpenter and mason for the Ocean County Utilities Authority.