Eleanor Adelson

Eleanor Adelson

Eleanor Adelson (Minkowitz), 92, of West Orange died May 11, 2011. Born in Brooklyn, she resided in Irvington before moving to West Orange in 1954.

Mrs. Adelson was a kindergarten teacher for the Irvington Board of Education for 26 years, having taught at both the Berkeley Terrace and Grove Street schools before retiring several years ago.

She received her bachelor’s degree and teacher’s certificate from Hunter College.

Predeceased by her husband, Howard, she is survived by two daughters, Hazel Lampf of Livingston and Marjorie Jaffe of Rockville, Md.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services were held May 13 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.

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