Lesly Berson Cohen, 77, of Colonia died May 7, 2018. Born in Newark, she moved to South Orange in 1954.
Mrs. Cohen was a typist and secretary for various rabbis in South Orange, Cedar Grove, Westfield, and Union.
She graduated from Columbia High School, Maplewood, and attended Newark State Teachers College in Union. She graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison. She had bilingual skills in Spanish.
She enjoyed traveling and often vacationed in Acapulco, Spain, Italy, Amsterdam, Prague, and Brazil.
She is survived by her son, Jeffrey Michael of Michigan, and three grandchildren.
Services were held May 11 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.