Lynne Nierenberg (Zeller), 63, of Kendall, Fla., died May 21, 2011. Born in Newark, she was raised in Maplewood.
Mrs. Nierenberg became a faculty member in 1986 at Joe Hall Elementary, Miami, where she founded the Gifted Education Program.
She graduated from Ithaca College and earned a master of education degree from Montclair State University.
She is survived by her husband, Andrew; her son, Eric; her daughter, Daryl Noble; her mother, Sarah Zeller; two brothers, Harvey and Sandy Zeller; two sisters, Ilene Grossman and Lori Etkin; and two grandchildren.
Services were held May 24 in New Jersey; a memorial service will be held at Congregation Bet Shira in Miami. Memorial contributions may be made to a scholarship fund that will be established in her name.