Predeceased by her husband, Melvin, she is survived by sons, Paul (Noreen) of New Milford and Richard (Melissa) of North Arlington; a brother, Frederick Archery; and five grandchildren.
Before retiring, she was a teacher’s aide for Bergen County Special Services. She was a member of Hadassah, Rochelle Park Senior Citizens, and Temple Beth Israel in Maywood.
Donations can be made to the American Lung Association. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
Randy L. Merlino, 59, of Paramus, died
Before retiring in September, he worked in the Con Edison engineering department for 39 years. He was a member of Temple Avodat Shalom and its brotherhood in River Edge. He served as assistant den leader/committee chair for Cub Scout Pack 245, was troop committee member/assistant scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 205, and unit commissioner for Twin Valley and Three Rivers District of the Northern New Jersey Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Predeceased by his father, Joseph Merlino, and a stepfather, Walter Zajac, he is survived by his wife, Julia; his mother, Arlene Merlino; children, Michael, Christina, and Samantha Merlino; stepmother, Anne Merlino; brother, Richard, and nieces and nephews.
Services were at Temple Avodat Shalom. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
Maxine Ney Robins, 84, of Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Ramsey, died January 4.
Predeceased by her husband, Carl, she is survived by her partner, Clyde Freint; children, Arthur (Devra), Barry (Suzanne), and Stacey Baum (Franklin); nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Contributions can be sent to Hadassah. Arrangements were by Robert Schoem’s Menorah Chapel, Paramus.
Miriam Jacobs, 90, of Elmwood Park, died December 30. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
Leonid Futernik, 93, of Fair Lawn, died
Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
Harvey Aaron Jolt, Ph.D., of Fort Lee,
died January 1.
Before retiring five years ago, he was a hospital administrator for New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation — Lincoln, Woodhull and Coler-Goldwater Hospital. While working, he received his master’s and Ph.D. from New York University. He was a graduate professor of healthcare management at Adelphi and Long Island universities and held optical dispensing and nursing home licenses. He was a member of the basketball team at City College.
He is survived by his wife, Loretta; children, Goldie Levey (Jerold), and Jodi, and two grandchildren, Joshua and Jordyn Levey.
Contributions can be sent to Villa Marie Claire Hospice, Saddle River, or the American Diabetes Association. Arrangements were by Gutterman and Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors, Hackensack.
Arnold Dubin, 90, of Tenafly, died January 1.
An Army World War II veteran, before retiring he was a self-employed business owner, a member of the Chavurah Beth Shalom in Alpine, and a supporter of Israel.
Predeceased by his wife, Rosalind, he is survived by his children, Roger (Hillary) of River Vale, and Dr. Victoria Dubin Master (Warren), of Haworth; a brother, Hilly of Oklahoma; and five grandchildren.
Donations can be made to Lone Soldier Center. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel,
Selma Forrest, née Winter, 91, of Bayonne and Boca Raton, Fla., died December 19.
Born in Brooklyn, she was a homemaker.
Predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Max,
a son, Kenneth, and siblings, Charles Raymond, Julius Winter, and Pearl Goldberg, she is survived by a daughter, Diane LaHowchic (Nicholas John) of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Winter; cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Donations can be sent to Treasure Coast Hospice, Stuart, Fla. Arrangements were by Gutterman and Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors, Hackensack.