Elaine Raff Gold, 75, of Livingston died July 6, 2013. She was born and raised in Newark.
Mrs. Gold was a professional executive secretary. She worked for Wiss & Co. in Livingston for 23 years until she retired in 2005.
She graduated from Weequahic High School, Newark, and studied at the University of Miami and Penn State University.
Predeceased by her husband, Ron, she survived by her daughter, Jennifer Gold Shulman (David Ross Shulman); a sister, Joan Raff Robbins of Florida; and two step-grandchildren.
Services were held July 9 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care Center, West Orange, or www.thewomenandcancerfund.org.