Mildred Stool, 102, of Maplewood died Jan. 15, 2015. Born in Poland, she immigrated to the United States at the age of five. She raised her children in Bayonne and had resided in Maplewood and South Orange since 1983.
Mrs. Stool worked at the New York Public Library’s Main Branch for 39 years, retiring at the age of 91.
Predeceased by her husband, Louis of 46 years, in 1982, and a son, Peter, in 1975, she is survived by a son, Matthew (Erica Munafo) of New Hope, Pa.; and three daughters, Brenda (Rudy) Valentino of Old Bridge, Carol (James) Buchanan of Maplewood, and Debra (Elfin) Vogel of South Orange; six grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Jan. 18 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to The New York Public Library, 445 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10016.