Virginia Kaplan

Virginia Kaplan

Virginia S. Kaplan, 94, of Tamarac, Fla., died Oct. 27, 2012. She grew up in Irvington and also had lived in Newark and West Orange.

Mrs. Kaplan was a teacher in the Newark public school system for over 35 years and a Sunday school teacher at Temple B’nai Jeshurun, Short Hills. After retiring from teaching in 1989, she worked as an office assistant in a medical practice in Florida.

Predeceased by her husband, Jack, and a daughter, Barbara, she is survived by two daughters, Gail K. (Melvin) Hecht and Lynn K. (Herman) Epstein; her son, Keith W. (Caryn); 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services were held Nov. 4 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to The Lustgarten Foundation, 1111 Stewart Ave., Bethpage, NY 11714.

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