Shirley Libby Alper of Millburn died May 25, 2017. She settled in Millburn in 1951.
Mrs. Alper worked as a guidance counselor for Union County College for 25 years, where she created a series of workshops for women entering the workforce.
She received her master’s degree in counseling and guidance from Kean College.
Predeceased by her husband, Irving Jacob Alper, in September 2015, she is survived by two sons, Michael (Frances) of Litchfield, Conn., and Eugene (Susan) of Los Angeles; her daughter, Laura Alper of Millburn; a sister, Ruth Silverman of Westfield; and five grandchildren.
Services were held May 28 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.