Ruth Plotnick (Pelinger), 97, of West Orange died July 25, 2011. She previously lived in Teaneck and Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Mrs. Plotnick was a founding member of the Teaneck Jewish Center and served as a past president of its sisterhood. She was also a past president of the local Hadassah branch.
Predeceased by her husband, Ray, and her son, Gary, she is survived by two daughters, Sondra Kurtin Robinson of New York City and Karen Goldman of Montclair; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were held July 27 with arrangements by Gutterman and Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors, Hackensack. Memorial contributions may be made to Hadassah.