Tillie Zimmerman

Tillie Zimmerman

Tillie Zimmerman (Kaplan), 103, died June 14, 2016 in Aventura, Fla. Born in Newark, she lived in South Orange for 25 years before moving to North Miami Beach in 1977. 

Mrs. Zimmerman was involved in many philanthropic activities, including City of Hope, the Junior Auxiliary of the Miami Jewish Home for the Aged at Douglas Gardens, B’nai B’rith of Sunny Isles, Hadassah, and the Queen Esther Chapter of ORT in Miami Beach. 

Predeceased by her husband, Moe, whom she married in 1937, she is survived by two daughters, Rona (Charles) Lubetkin and Sherry (Stephen) Weintraub; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services were held June 17 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. 

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

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