Shirley Roffman

Shirley Roffman

Shirley Roffman (Friedman) of Brooklyn, formerly of Millburn, died Nov. 23, 2011. She was born in Providence, RI.

Mrs. Roffman was the home furnishings and design editor of the Newark Evening News from 1946 to 1972, and at The Star-Ledger until 1996.

She received her degrees in journalism from Simmons College and Columbia University.

Predeceased by her husband, Bernard, in 1999, she is survived by her son, Seth of Santa Fe, NM; her daughter, Faith Rosenblum of Brooklyn; a brother, Arnold C. Friedman of Bradenton, Fla.; two sisters, Ruth Gerber of Wayne and Sandra Wolf of Lakewood; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services were held Nov. 25 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.

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