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Elaine Scheckner

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Elaine Scheckner, 88, of Voorhees died July 15, 2016. Born in Newark, she had lived in Plainfield and Watchung before moving to Voorhees three years ago.

Mrs. Scheckner was a co-owner of Larry’s Kosher Deli in Plainfield with her husband Larry.

She graduated from Weequahic High School, Newark, and studied psychology at Newark State Teachers College (now Kean University).

She was a member of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains and Temple Beth Am in Lakewood.

Predeceased by her husband in 1990, she is survived by her son, Jeff (partner Jay Mandel) of Union; her daughter, Holly Lange of Philadelphia; and two grandchildren.

Services were held July 17 with arrangements by Higgins Home for Funerals, Plainfield. Memorial contributions may be made to Lions Gate Assisted Living or Jewish National Fund

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