Gene, passed away on March 11, 2013 at the age of 55. Born in New York, New York, he grew up in Saddle Brook and resided most of his married life in Rochelle Park. Gene worked in computer software sales for most of his career. He was a wonderful and hard-working man who could always put a smile on your face with his great sense of humor. Gene loved spending time with his family, golfing, playing the guitar, and vacationing on Long Beach Island. He is survived by his loving wife Lorraine of 28 years. Devoted father to his daughter, Kerri Territo and her husband Jeff, and his son, Ryan Thompson. Cherished Grandfather to one-week old, Addison Territo. Dear and loving son of Pete and Pat Thompson. Dear brother of Rose-Marie Thompson and Mark Thompson and his wife Maggie. Admired Uncle to his many nieces and nephews. Son-in-law of Edie Sachs. Brother-in-law of Jerry Sachs and his wife Sheilah. He was predeceased by his brother Peter Thompson and his father-in-law Robert Sachs. Gene also leaves behind his dogs Toby and Mikey whom he adored.A Celebration of his Life will be held on Saturday 2-5 PM at the William G. Basralian Funeral Home 559 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Long Beach Township Sandy Relief Fund, Long Beach Township Finance Department, 6805 Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach, NJ 08008. Checks payable to Long Beach Township Re: Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund.