Ethel Gruschow (Fersko), 97, of West Orange died March 19, 2011. She lived in Maplewood for 45 years.
She was a past member of Sarah Slifer and patron of the Metropolitan Opera Guild.
Predeceased by her husband, Abe, she is survived by her daughter, Phyllis Billet; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held March 24 with arrangements by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Morristown.