Beth Potashkin

Beth Potashkin

Beth Potashkin, 61, of New York City died July 25, 2014. She had lived in Cranford before moving to New York 25 years ago.

Dr. Potashkin worked as a clinical psychologist specializing in children for over 35 years with a private practice in Scotch Plains.

She graduated from Cranford High School in 1970. She received a bachelor’s degree from Clark University and a PhD in psychology from Yeshiva University. 

She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the American Psychological Association. 

She was a former member of Temple Beth El in Cranford.

Predeceased by her parents, Herbert and Helene Potashkin, she is survived by her stepmother, Barbara Potashkin; two sisters, Judy Potashkin and Lisa Solomon; two brothers, Howard Markowitz and Neil Markowitz. 

Services were held July 28 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to Everybody Wins, a New York-based literacy education program for children.

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