Maxine Paula Pearson, 71, of Short Hills died Jan. 25, 2018. Born in Miami, she settled in Short Hills in 1970.
Mrs. Pearson taught fifth grade and later second grade at Lincoln School in Cranford. She was a nursery school teacher at Temple B’nai Abraham, Livingston, for 25 years.
She graduated from Newark State College in 1969.
She was a member of Congregation B’nai Israel for over 40 years.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Martin, and her daughter, Meredith (Paul) White of Livingston.
Services were held Jan. 28 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, or Juvenile Diabetes Association.