Janet Sobel (Marks), 81, of Boynton Beach, Fla., died Nov. 20, 2011. Born in Albany, Ga., she moved to Newark after her marriage in 1953 and later raised her family in Livingston for over 50 years.
Mrs. Sobel was a graduate of Georgia State College for Women.
She was a member of Crestmont Country Club, West Orange, and was a supporter of many local charities. A longtime battler of cancer, for over 25 years she counseled many others afflicted by the disease.
She is survived by her husband, Bernard; her daughter, Dorothea Libman; two sons, Harold and Alan; a sister, Pauline Horning; and six grandchildren.
Services were held Nov. 22 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to ECLC the P.R.I.D.E Program, 100 Passaic Ave., Chatham, NJ 07928; or Hospice of Palm Beach, 5300 East Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407.