Mildred “Millie” Sterman, 85, of Fair Lawn, died on December 31.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Benjamin; children, Barbara (Michael), Martin (Annette), and Arlene; a sister, Ethel Ziskin; and three grandchildren.
Donations can be sent to the American Society For the Protection of Nature in Israel, Great Neck, N.Y. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
Frederick “Fred” Sion, 89, of Cliffside Park died on December 25.
Born in Bombay, India, he served in the British Army during World War II. He came to the United States in 1947 and was a jeweler in New York City.
Predeceased by three brothers and two sisters, he is survived by his wife of 63 years, Caroline, the owner of Carol’s of Tenafly; a son, David; and a daughter, Eva Sion (Richard Ujari).
Contributions can be sent to Temple Emanu-El in Closter.
Charlotte “Charne” Schaechter, 86, died on January 3.
Predeceased by her husband, Mordkhe, she is survived by her children, Rukhl of Yonkers, N.Y., Gitl Viswanath of Teaneck, Eydl Reznik of Safed (Tsfas), Israel, and Binyumen of New York City; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Shiva will conclude in Teaneck, today (Friday) through 3 p.m., and on Saturday, 6 to 10 p.m.
Contributions can be sent to Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus, www.thejppc.org; League for Yiddish, www.leagueforyiddish.org; Yiddish Farm, www.yiddishfarm.org; or Yugntruf Youth for Yiddish, www.yugntruf.org. Arrangements were by Plaza Jewish Community Chapel, New York City.
Rose Schwartz, neé Katz, 96, of Rego Park, N.Y., died on January 6.
Born in New York, she was a homemaker.
Predeceased by her husband, David, she is survived by her children, Richard (Sharon), and Roberta Kaplan (Ken); four grandchildren, and eight great- grandchildren.
Arrangements were by Eden Memorial Chapels, Inc., Fort Lee.
Joan Rose, neé Markowitz, of Fort Lee, formerly of Tenafly and Elberon, died on January 5.
She is survived by her husband, Arthur; sons Henry (Susan), Erwin (Jan), and Allyn (Larry) grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Contributions can be made to Hadassah or Jewish National Fund. Arrangements were by Robert Schoem’s Menorah Chapel, Paramus.
Alan P. Marcus, 90, of Fort Lee died on January 2.
Born in New York City, he was a U.S. Army World War II veteran. He was a real estate developer, builder, and construction official in Englewood Cliffs for 37 years.
Predeceased by his wife, Arlene, he is survived by his children, Richard Marcus and Jill Skulnik, and two grandchildren.
Donations can be sent to St. Jude Children’s Reseach Hospital, Memphis, Tenn. Arrangements were by Gutterman and Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors, Hackensack.
Sofia Levert of Fair Lawn died on January 6. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
Ruth Leah Levy, 82, of Washington Township, formerly of New York City, died on January 4.
Predeceased by her husbands, Bernard M. Levy and Warren H. Stroh, and a brother, Martin Kolodny; she is survived by her sons, Steven (Barcey), and Chuck (Jodi); a sister in-law, Sandra Kolodny; five grandchildren; step-children, Michael Stroh (Joanie), Dennis Stroh, and Kevin Stroh; and two step-grandchildren.
Born in Brooklyn, she was a Hunter College graduate. Before retiring in 2003, she was a first grade teacher at Memorial Elementary School in Montvale for 35 years. She was a long-time member of Temple Emanuel of Pascack Valley and Hadassah, and worked to establish Pascack Valley Hospital in the late 1950s.
Donations can be made to the Montvale Educational Foundation, Montvale,
Arrangements were by Robert Schoem’s Menorah Chapel, Paramus.