Sylvia Yourish, 87, of East Orange died Dec. 15, 2017. Born and raised in Newark, she also had lived in Maplewood, Elizabeth, West Orange, and Hollywood, Fla.
Mrs. Yourish worked at Eastern Airlines until its dissolution in 1991. She spent a few years working in the office at Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy, Livingston, before retiring.
She is survived by two sons, Eric and David; her daughter, Meryl; a sister, Judy; a brother, Murray; and a grandson.
Services were held Dec. 17 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to Congregation B’rith Achim, Petersburg, Va.