Linda Gunther Edelman of Ewing died May 18, 2016. Born in Paterson, she was raised in the Oranges and also had lived in Lawrence and Yardley, Pa.
Mrs. Edelman graduated from West Orange High School and went to Douglass College at Rutgers University.
She was an active volunteer for numerous groups at Congregation Brothers of Israel in Newtown, Pa., as well as local voting and literacy organizations.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Frederick, whom she met at age 13; two daughters, Melissa (George) Gancarz and Sherry Edelman (Gerard) Meyer; her son, Dean R. (Pam); a brother, Robert Gunther; a sister, Carole Borkan; and 10 grandchildren.