Doris R. Mandell, 80, of Cranford died Dec. 27, 2013. Born in the Bronx, she lived in Irvington and Lakewood before moving to Cranford over 50 years ago.
After high school, Mrs. Mandell attended secretarial school and worked for many years as a legal secretary; her last employer was Sheldon Schiffman, Esq. of Millburn.
She was an active member of Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim and its sisterhood in Cranford, for over 50 years. She was also a member of Hadassah and was a past president of B’nai B’rith Women, both of Cranford.
She is survived by her husband, Burton; two sons, Steven (Laura) of Warren and David (Lois) of East Brunswick; her daughter, Phyllis (Lance) Kandl of Cranford; a brother, Bernard Cohen of Jackson; and eight grandchildren.
Services were held Dec. 29 with arrangements by Ross’ Shalom Chapels, Springfield.