Regina Sayres, 104, of North Bergen died Aug. 27, 2012. Born in New Jersey, she lived in Jersey City before moving to North Bergen in 1973.
Mrs. Sayres was an elementary school teacher in New York City before retiring 39 years ago.
She received a BA and an MA in elementary education from Hunter College.
She was a past president of the Hadassah of North Bergen and had been a volunteer reader with Reading for the Blind.
Predeceased by her husband, Carl, and her son, Alden, she is survived by her daughter-in-law, Barbara of Berkeley Heights; two grandsons; and four great-grandchildren.
Services were held Aug. 29 with arrangements by Ross’ Shalom Chapels, Chatham.