Rena Grenell

Rena Grenell

Rena Grenell (Fox), 98, of Succasunna died May 20, 2017. She was born in Brooklyn and grew up in its Brighton Beach section, where she was a contestant in the 1935 Miss Coney Island Contest. She moved to Rockaway’s White Meadow Lake section in 1950. She spent winters in Florida from 1969 to 1987 and in 1991, became a permanent Florida resident until 2015, when she returned to New Jersey.

Mrs. Grenell and her husband Phil owned and operated Grenell’s Jewelry Store in Dover from 1957 to 1991. 

Predeceased by her husband, Phil, and her son, Jeffrey, she is survived by her daughter, Judy (David) Greenberg; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 

Services were held May 23 with arrangements by Louis Suburban Chapels, Fair Lawn. Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Hatikvah, Flanders. 

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