Ruth Ehrlich (Hirsh), 99, of Deerfield Beach, Fla., formerly of Irvington, died Sept. 27, 2013. She grew up in Irvington and retired to Florida 30 years ago.
Ruth worked for many years as a switchboard operator for the Irvington Board of Education.
Predeceased 19 years ago by her husband, Jerry, she is survived by two sons, Eugene (Iris) of Westfield and Gary (Toby) of Dayton; her daughter, Fern (Louis) Vitale of Basking Ridge; a sister, Doris Freedman of Deerfield Beach; and four grandchildren.
Services were held Sept. 30 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lighthouse of Broward County.