Abigail Perilstein (Siff), 70, of Springfield died March 25, 2011. Born in Newark, she lived there and in Irvington and Maplewood before moving to Springfield 29 years ago.
Mrs. Perilstein was an administrative assistant to two New York City firms in the late 1960s. She was also an assistant bookkeeper at Rubin Drugs, Newark, in the early 1960s, and worked as a part-time medical secretary/receptionist/transcriber for many doctors from the 1960s to 1990s.
She was past president of the Junior Hadassah of Newark in the 1960s.
She is survived by her husband, Fred, and a brother, Joseph of Irvington.
Services were March 29 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.