Clara Laufbaum (Fishstein), 97, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died July 19, 2016. Born in New York City, she married Bernard Laufbaum in 1940 and lived in Brooklyn before moving to New Jersey and raising her family in Newark. She later moved to Cranbury before relocating to Scottsdale in 2007.
Mrs. Laufbaum worked for Verizon Telephone (NJ Bell) in Newark for many years.
She is survived by her son, David (Mary) of Arizona; her daughter, Deena (Lewis) Ochs of Watchung; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services were held July 22 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.