Minette Leister, 85, of West Orange, died Aug. 31, 2011. She was born in Newark and also had lived in Maplewood and Short Hills.
A longtime member of Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, Short Hills, and a member of its Women’s Association, she was a member of Cornell Adult University, National Council of Jewish Women, Hadassah, and B’nai B’rith.
Predeceased by her husband, Edwin S., she is survived by her daughter, Carol; her son, Larry; and a sister, Adele Richter.
Services were held Sept. 2 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.