Edith Mindlin

Edith Mindlin

Edith Mindlin (Meld), 90, of Livingston died July 17, 2013. Born Aida Melamud in Bayonne, her parents later shortened their surname to Meld. She spent her teen and early adult years on Manhattan’s Lower East Side and after her marriage moved to Newark. In 1952 she settled in Livingston. She also had a winter residence in Delray Beach, Fla., for many years.

Mrs. Mindlin worked as a bookkeeper and comptometer operator prior to her marriage.

She was a charter member of the Livingston Chapter of ORT and a life member of Livingston Hadassah. With her husband, Harry, she was an active member of the Workmen’s Circle and numerous fraternal and civic organizations.

Predeceased by her husband of over 55 years in 2003, she is survived by two daughters, Michele B. Mindlin of Roswell, Ga., and Karen J. Mindlin (the late William) Kohn of Pepper Pike, Ohio; her son, Arthur S. of Livingston; two brothers, Seymour L. Meld of Delray Beach and Murray B. Meld of Seattle; a sister, Elinor Weissman of San Diego; five grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Services were held July 21 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to the Livingston First Aid Squad or Barnabas Health Hospice & Palliative Care Center, West Orange.

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