Ruth Bernstein (Sabloff), 101, of West Orange died Dec. 25, 2018. She was born in Newark and raised in East Orange.
Mrs. Bernstein was an active member of the Margulies Senior Center at JCC MetroWest, where she volunteered at the Nutrition Program and was a member of the senior group at Temple B’nai Abraham.
On her 100th birthday she was given the Legends Award from Essex County, which recognizes the contributions of senior citizens in advocating to help fellow seniors remain active and continue living in the community.
Predeceased by a daughter, Dana Marcus, she is survived by two daughters, Susan (Allen) Beatty and Carole (Rick) Ostrowe; her late daughter’s husband, Robert Marcus; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services were held Dec. 28 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to the JCC’s Margulies Senior Center.