Shirley Frances Flax of East Orange died July 24, 2011. She was born in Norfolk, Va.
Mrs. Flax was a songwriter, composer, and pianist. She enjoyed playing the piano at Overlook Medical Center, Summit.
Predeceased by her husband, Charles, she is survived by her daughter, Ronni Waltzer of West Orange; her son, Roger of Short Hills; a sister, Bobbye Goldstein of New York City; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Services were held July 26 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.