Carol Alterman, 90, of New Brunswick died Jan. 4, 2014. She was raised in Newark and was formerly of Hillside.
Mrs. Alterman worked for Herbert L. Farkas Company, Good Deal Supermarkets, and Hygrade Food Products before retiring.
She graduated from South Side High School, Newark.
A life member of Hillside Hadassah, she served as a volunteer helping children learn to read in local schools, and was an active volunteer at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.
Predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Jerry, she is survived by two daughters, Gail (Ira) of Highland Park and Randi (Jeff) of Natick, Mass.; and four grandchildren.
Services were held Jan. 6 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.