Gertrude (Gitty) Starrett (Heller), 92, of West Orange died Dec. 21, 2011. Born in Newark, she also had lived in Bradley Beach and Clark.
Predeceased by her husband, Sam, she is survived by three daughters, Barbara Starrett of Tucson, Ariz., Sheree Starrett Bennett of Verona, and Kelly I. Starrett of West Caldwell; her son, Harry L. of West Orange; a sister, Rae Bell; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren,
Services were held Dec. 22 at Congregation Beth Ahm, Verona, with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Cedar Grove. Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled of MetroWest, West Orange.