Joan Geltman Van Blerkom (Wasserman), 78, of Monroe Township died April 13, 2015. Born in Newark, she resided in Springfield before moving to Monroe 19 years ago.
Mrs. Van Blerkom is survived by her husband of 19 years, Arthur Blerkom; two sons, Steven (Patricia) Geltman of Wayne, Pa., and David (Robin) Geltman of Syosset, NY; a stepson, Lawrence (Ceci) Van Blerkom of Manhattan; a stepdaughter, Rhonda Van Blerkom of Edison; a brother, Harold Wasserman of Westfield; a sister, Ina Giardina of Cranford; four grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.
Services were held April 15 with arrangements by Mount Sinai Memorial Chapels, East Brunswick. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 1 Union St., Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691.