Helane Beth Cohen Brendzel, 55, of Millburn died May 11, 2011. Born in Newark, she lived in Union, West Orange, West New York, and New York City before moving to Millburn in 1989.
Mrs. Brendzel earned a BS in accounting from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa., and her MS in accounting from Pace University in New York.
She held memberships in the American and New Jersey societies of certified public accountants.
She was a life member of Hadassah and active in the sisterhood of Congregation B’nai Israel, Millburn.
She is survived by her husband, Michael; her son, Matthew of Chestnut Hill, Mass.; her daughter, Perri of Millburn; her mother, Selma Cohen of Manchester; and her brother, Barry Douglas Cohen of Woodlands, Texas.
Services were held May 13 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to Sharsheret in Teaneck (www.sharsheret.org).