Miriam R. Wolkofsky of Toms River died Dec. 3, 2017. Born in Newark, she also had resided in Beachwood for many years.
Mrs. Wolkofsky was a juvenile counselor for the State of New Jersey at the New Jersey Training School in Monroe Township.
She was a graduate of Weequahic High School, Newark.
She was a member of the Ocean County Democratic Party and ran for freeholder during the McGreevey administration.
Predeceased by her husband, Aaron, in 1985, she is survived by two daughters, Laura Wolkofsky and Stephanie Wolkofsky (Frank Metta Jr.), both of Toms River, and a brother, Arnold Rubin of Livingston.
Services were held Dec. 5 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.