Rita Bernstein (Brooks) of Roseland died Dec. 10, 2014. Born in Newark, she resided in Springfield before moving to Roseland in 2002.
Mrs. Bernstein established the tumor registry for Overlook Medical Center, running it for a decade.
Predeceased by her husband Seymour Cooper, she is survived by her husband, Louis Bernstein; her daughter, Alyse Cooper of Basking Ridge; three sons, Glenn (Debra) Cooper of Short Hills, Marc (Stephanie) Cooper of Needham, Mass., and Robert (Shizuka) Bernstein of New York City; a brother, Jack Brooks of Florida; and five grandchildren.
Services were held Dec. 14 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to Valerie Fund, 2101 Millburn Ave., Maplewood, NJ 07040.