Jane Maier of Washington Heights, N.Y., died on January 21.
Born in Frankfurt, Germany, she came to the U.S. in 1936. Before retiring, she was a receptionist.
Predeceased by her husband, Charles, and a brother, Norman, she is survived by a son Bruce (Elissa) of Englewood, a brother, Ted Berlin of San Francisco, and two grandchildren.
Donations can be made to the Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County or Congregation Kol Haneshamah of Englewood. Arrangements were by Gutterman and Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors, Hackensack.
Bessie Hodes, neé Maloratsky, 94, of Wayne, formerly of Newark, died on January 23.
Predeceased by her husband, Herbert, she is survived by her children, Rebecca Sable (Ronald) of Fair Lawn and Arnold (Debbie) of Wayne; four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Donations can be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
Beatrice Freeman, 95, of Hillsdale died on January 22.
Predeceased by her husband, Charles, she is survived by her children, Roger, JoAnn Zweben Novack, and Gail Miller; eight grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.
Donations can be made to a favorite charity. Arrangements were by Robert Schoem’s Menorah Chapel, Paramus.
Israel “Izzy” Erlich, 89, of Glen Rock died on January 23.
Born in Poland, he was a Holocaust survivor, settling in Israel before moving to the United States in 1959. He owned Prospect Bakery in Glen Rock and previously owned bakeries in Ridgewood and Fair Lawn. After retiring, he helped his son at his shop, Benny’s Luncheonette in Fair Lawn.
Predeceased by a son, Benjamin “Benny,” he is survived by his wife of 66 years, Dora, a son, George (Karen) of Fair Lawn; six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Donations can be sent to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
Herbert Collins, 81, of Englewood died on January 21 at home.
He is survived by his children, Ellen Richmond (Mark), Rhonda Sarner (Dr. David), and Lance; five grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.
Donations can be made to the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation. Arrangements were by Robert Schoem’s Menorah Chapel, Paramus.
Frederick Z. Feldman, 92, of Fair Lawn died on January 28.
An Army veteran of World War II, he was a Columbia Law School graduate. Before retiring, he was a lawyer in New York and New Jersey. He was a member of the New Jersey Bar Association, Congregation B’nai Israel in Fair Lawn, VFW, and the James I. Platt Post #651 Jewish War Veterans in Fair Lawn.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Shirley, children, David (Norma) and Deborah Segal; two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
Sylvia Bekelman, 83, of the Bronx, formerly of North Bergen, died on January 27.
She was member of Workmen’s Circle Hudson County and is survived by cousins. Arrangements were by Eden Memorial Chapels, Fort Lee.
Milton S. Augenblick of Somerset, formerly of Wayne, Paramus, and Washington Heights, N.Y., died on January 26 at home.
An Army veteran of World War II, he received the European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal, American Service Medal, Gold Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal, and a Bronze Star. He was a self-employed architect in Wayne before retiring, and previously served as a senior associate for Edward Durell Stone in New York City. He was a member and past commander of the Augenblick-Marcus Jewish War Veterans Post 669 of Paramus, which was named for his brother, and the American Institute of Architects.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Eleanor, neé Schall; children, Barbara of Cliffside Park, Andrea of Hackensack, and Meryl Finkelstein (Robert) of Mendham, and four grandchildren.
Donations can be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association, Washington, D.C., or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, New York. Arrangements were by Gutterman and Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors, Hackensack.