Yetta Gelber (Lechman), 89, of Colonia died May 28, 2019. Born in Montreal, she was raised in Brooklyn and had lived in Colonia for the past 63 years.
Mrs. Gelber was a librarian in Woodbridge Township.
She was an English major at Brooklyn College and received her master’s degree from Rutgers University.
A member of Neve Shalom in Metuchen, she was also a member and past vice president of the Colonia chapter of Hadassah.
Predeceased by her son, Lawrence V., in 2017, she is survived by her husband, Morris; her daughter-in-law, Donna; and three grandchildren.
Services were held May 30 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to Hadassah.