Lynne Bernstein

Lynne Bernstein

Lynne F. Bernstein of Berkeley Heights died June 14, 2019. Born in the Bronx, she moved to Springfield, Mass., after marrying her husband in 1954 before returning to New York City and later residing in Berkeley Heights.

Mrs. Bernstein began work in New York City for General Cable Corporation, where she was the only woman in the personnel department. She later taught in an elementary school.

She graduated with high honors from Taft High School, studied at Syracuse University, and graduated from Barnard College; she was very involved in her sorority at both colleges. She received a master’s degree from Teachers College of Columbia University.

An active member of her community, she served as PTA president and was involved with Community Council, National Council of Jewish Women, UJA, and Overlook Hospital Twig, and tutored students for the Home and School Council, among her activities. She was a patron of the arts.

Predeceased by her husband, Michael, she is survived by her daughter, Amy Bernstein Merl; her son, Gary; a sister, Margery; and two grandchildren.

Private services were held with arrangements by Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, Madison.

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