Harriet Hiller, 95, of Livingston died Feb. 1, 2018. Born in New York City, she lived at her Livingston home for the past 60 years.
Mrs. Hiller was one of only 75 women city-wide invited to attend Bernard Baruch College, graduating cum laude and as a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. She financed her education working weekends as a professional flamenco dancer, performing on Broadway with Jose Greco and at nightclubs in Greenwich Village. She later held supervisory positions at a publisher of scientific textbooks and treatises.
She was presiding officer and director of activities for the Livingston Arts Association for almost 30 years. She was an elected member of the New York and New Jersey branches of the American Artists Professional League and The Pen and Brush, along with holding memberships in many local organizations. Her oils and charcoals received numerous awards in competitions over the years.
Predeceased by her husband, Marvin, she is survived by her daughter, Michele (Alan) Skupp, and a grandson.
Services were held Feb. 5 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to Livingston First Aid Squad.