Pearl Karmel

Pearl Karmel

Pearl (Peppy) Karmel (Brodkin) of Scotch Plains died Aug. 12, 2019. Born in Manville, she lived in Roselle before moving to Elizabeth. She lived most of her adult life in Rahway, where she raised her family.

Mrs. Karmel graduated from Batten High School in

Predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Saul, in 2004, she is survived by two sons, Howard (Lorie Reder) and Steven (Katie); her daughter, Lori (Peter) Anderson; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services were held Aug. 15 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Shriners Hospital for Children.

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