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Rita Weisholtz

Rita Weisholtz, 95, of Somerset died Feb. 20, 2017. 

Mrs. Weisholtz retired as an elementary school teacher from Woodbridge Township in 1990 after 32 years of teaching. 

She volunteered for Jewish Family Service of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties, teaching Russian-Jewish immigrants to speak English. 

She was a member of New Jersey Education Association and National Education Association.

Predeceased by her husband, Samuel, in 1987, she is survived by her children, Mark (Enid) of Mountainside, Shelley (Linda) of Montville, Beth (Bruce) Braverman of Somerset, Amy (Rich) Nebb of New York City, and Roberta (Rick) Salierno of Whitehouse Station; three brothers, Arthur Cansor, Myron Canson, and Thomas Kirshenbaum; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. 

Services were held Feb. 22 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels. Memorial contributions may be made to The Foundation for Diabetes Research.

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