Rita Bross, 81, of Monmouth Beach died Oct. 6, 2011. She was born in Jersey City and lived in Deal before moving to Monmouth Beach 20 years ago.
Miss Bross was a teacher in the Deal, West Long Branch, and Little Silver school systems before her retirement. She was a member of the NJ Education Association.
She was a member of Congregation Torat El in Oakhurst.
She is survived by her brother, Joel, and his wife, Rhona, of New York City.
Services were held Oct. 10 with arrangements by Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, Ocean.