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Norma Moglen

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Norma Moglen, 77, of Caldwell died Sept. 25, 2017. She was raised in Brooklyn before moving to Caldwell in 1989. She also spent winters in Highland Beach, Fla., since 1999.

Mrs. Moglen worked as a paraprofessional and a school aide at the elementary school level for many years when she lived in Brooklyn. She also worked as a teacher’s assistant at Congregation Agudath Israel’s Nursery School in Caldwell for 19 years. 

She graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn.

She became a member of the City of Hope Prospect Park Chapter in 1965 and was a volunteer and supporter for over 52 years. She participated in many fund-raising events to raise money for the City of Hope Cancer Research Center in Duarte, Calif. In 1988, she became president of the Prospect Park chapter for two years. She was a delegate who visited the City of Hope headquarters in 1981 and again in 2013. 

A member of Congregation Agudath Israel for 28 years, she was a life member of Hadassah and a member of National Council of Jewish Women. She supported her husband Sol’s charitable endeavors, including the Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance in Coney Island that honors the First Responders that died on 9/11, the Jewish Chaplains Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery, and Jewish War Veterans of New Jersey. 

She is survived by her husband of 58 years; her daughter, Deborah (Dennis) Smith of Oceanside, N.Y.; her son, Michael (Stacy) of Oceanside; three sisters, Rosalie Grudman of Tamarac, Fla., Barbara Meberg of Staten Island, and Arlene Schindler of Plainview, N.Y.; and four grandchildren.

Services were held Sept. 27 with arrangements by Boulevard-Riverside Chapels, Hewlett, N.Y.; among the participants were the FDNY Ceremonial Unit, including Bag Pipers and Chaplains Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, Rabbi Mark Greenpan, and Monsignor John Delendick. Memorial contributions may be made to City of Hope.

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