Florence Taub Stein, 102, of East Windsor died March 28. She was born in Brooklyn.
Mrs. Stein was director of social work at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital until 1982. Following her retirement, she served as a consultant for Columbia University’s School of Social Work.
She graduated from New York University and received her master’s degree in social work from Columbia University.
She served on many New York and national professional committees, published articles, presented papers, and led workshops at national conferences. She was the recipient in 1978 of an outstanding leadership award as president of The Society for Hospital Social Work Directors,
New York City.
A volunteer until she was 99, she served on the boards of Jewish Family Service of Southern Middlesex County, the Southern New Jersey Region of Hadassah, and Cancer Care. She was also a commissioner in the Monroe Township Office on Aging. In 1991 she received the Citizen of the Year Award from Rossmoor Kiwanis and was honored by Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County and by the New Jersey State Assembly and Senate for her role as chair of the Merger Committee in 2006.
She ballroom and line danced into her 90s and played five weekly games of bridge until she was 100.
Predeceased by her husband, Milton, she is survived by son, Joseph Stein of Wappinger Falls, N.Y.; daughter, Susan (Jack Skowron) of Westfield; and two grandchildren.
Services were held March 31 with arrangements by Mount Sinai Memorial Chapels, East Brunswick.