Lena Gala Kristeller, 53, of East Hanover died Nov. 27, 2011. Born in Elizabeth, she lived in Florham Park before moving to East Hanover 25 years ago.
Mrs. Kristeller was a medical assistant to her husband, Dr. A. Ralph Kristeller, from 1980 to 1990 at his Millburn office. At the time of her death, she was a student at the College of St. Elizabeth in Convent Station.
She was a member of Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, Short Hills, and its Women’s Association.
She is survived by her husband; three stepdaughters, Daliza Crane, Lee Johnson, and Deborah Moed; and stepgrandchildren.
Services were held Nov. 29 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to College of St. Elizabeth or Norwich University.