Thelma Gottfried (Katz), 89, of West Orange died June 19, 2012. She was born in Newark and lived in Livingston for 57 years.
Mrs. Gottfried was the assistant director of recreation at Daughters of Israel, West Orange, for 38 years, and continued to volunteer there after her retirement.
She was a member of Temple Beth Shalom, Livingston, for over 50 years, and a lifetime member of Hadassah in Maplewood.
Predeceased by her husband, Abe, she is survived by two daughters, Susan Lampert and Janet Carpenter; her son, Charles; a sister, Barbara Ehrenberg; and three grandchildren.
Services were held June 21 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to Daughters of Israel, 1155 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052.