Rita Hoffman of Basking Ridge died Dec. 22, 2017, two days before her 81st birthday.
An accomplished classical pianist, Mrs. Hoffman worked as an insurance correspondent while her husband was in law school. She later moved to a career in newborn, nursery, and child care.
She is survived by her husband, David; her daughter, Elizabeth; three sons, Howard (Celia), Daniel (Kristine) of Long Valley, and Jonathan (Meredith); a sister, Harriett; a brother, Arnold; and four grandchildren.
Services were held Dec. 28 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.