Vera Yefest, 90, a longtime resident of West Orange, died March 24, 2014.
Mrs. Yefest was an aeronautical engineer in Russia who worked on the Sputnik satellite project.
Predeceased by her husband, Yefim, she is survived by her daughter, Viktoriya (Yefim) Grinberg.
Services were held March 26 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Dover.