Margaret Plaut (Weil), 101, of West Orange died May 30, 2015. She was born in Kusel, Germany, first traveling to the United States at the age of 14 for a year before returning to Germany and later returning to the United States, settling in Newark. She later resided in Orange, East Orange, and West Orange.
Mrs. Plaut and her husband, Fred, opened their first store in Newark.
After her retirement, she enjoyed trips to Atlantic City.
Predeceased by her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Joan (Rick) Frank and Marlene (Gary) Feinman; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held June 1 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to an animal shelter.