Lydia Singer

Lydia Singer

Lydia Singer (Ginzberg), 92, of South Amboy died July 23, 2015 in Somerset. She was born and raised in Perth Amboy, where she lived until moving to South Amboy in 1998.

Professionally, Mrs. Singer was employed as a medical secretary by the Obstetrical and Gynecological Group of Perth Amboy-Edison, P.A. (Drs. Jack Shangold, Armine Vafai, and Sheldon Turkish). 

An active member of Congregation Shaarey Tefiloh in Perth Amboy, she also served as president of its sisterhood. She was also an active member of several other service and philanthropic organizations in the Perth Amboy Jewish community, including Mizrahi Women, Hadassah, and the Solomon Brody Auxiliary of the Perth Amboy Hebrew School.

Predeceased by her husband, Martin, in 1980, she is survived by her daughter, Joanne (Murray) Kaplan; her son, Jack (Deborah); three grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Services were held July 24 with arrangements by Flynn and Son Funeral Home, Perth Amboy. Memorial contributions may be made to Friends for Preservation of Middlesex County Jewish Cemeteries, Inc. 

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