Ruth Trachtenberg, 89, of Mill Valley, Calif., died Dec. 28, 2011. Born in Newark, she lived in Maplewood and Clark before moving to Mill Valley 10 years ago.
Mrs. Trachtenberg was a high school teacher with the Hoboken Board of Education for 30 years, retiring 24 years ago.
Predeceased by her husband, Philip, she is survived by two sons, Joel of San Rafael, Calif., and Lawrence of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and her niece, Renee Makan.
Services were held Jan. 2 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to a Parkinson’s disease charity of choice.