Rae Samko, 87, of Vernon died July 24, 2015.
Mrs. Samko worked as a realtor for Weichert’s Hamburg office for 30 years. She emerged from retirement over the last few years to work at ShopRite in Franklin, serving as assistant head of the deli department until a couple of years ago.
She was part of the founding group of members of Temple Shalom of Franklin over 50 years ago. She was a supporter of the Vernon Animal Shelter and an advocate for homeless animals.
She is survived by her son, David of Summit, and a sister, Florence Wein of Brooklyn.
Services were held July 26 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Newton.