Gertrude Katz, neé Stein, of Englewood, died May 31 in Cresskill.
Born in Brooklyn, she was a bookkeeper.
Predeceased by her husband, Jerome, she is survived by daughters, Joanne Katz Myers and Ellen Katz Willner; brothers, Allen, Henry, Hy, and Leo Stein; and three grandchildren.
Donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements were by Gutterman and Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors, Hackensack.
Sally Cohen, neé Schwartz, 94, of Fort Lee, died June 10.
She was born in Detroit.
She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Emanuel (Manny); a son, Michael; a sister, Pearl Maisel; and brother Sol Schwartz. She is survived by children, Sandy (Sandie), and Judy Cohen (Steve Taylor); eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Arrangements were by Robert Schoem’s Menorah Chapel, Paramus.
Alice Rubin, neé Golden, 94, of Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Teaneck and Closter, died on May 21 in Boynton Beach.
Born in Brooklyn, she was a teacher before retiring and a member of Hadassah and Jewish Women’s Congress.
Predeceased by brothers, Ben, Irving, and Sammy Golden, she is survived by her husband, Irving; children, Mitchell (Beth), Carol Priess (Yoni), and Steven; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Arrangements were by Gutterman and Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors, Hackensack.
Sylvia Kosson, 89, neé Moskowitz, formerly of Bergen and Passaic counties, Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, and Pompano Beach, Fla., died on June 1 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Born in Passaic, she graduated from New York University in 1945 and owned Gourmet Catering in Puerto Rico. She was involved with Hadassah, Jewish philanthropies, and Israel.
She is survived by her husband of nearly 68 years, Aubrey; children, Leonard (Marcelle), Sue Ellen Pofsky (Robert), Harlan, and Madelyn; a brother, Lawrence Moskowitz (Judith); 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were by Jewish Memorial Chapel, Clifton.
Fred Strauss, 86, of Bergenfield, died on June 2.
Born in Miehlen, Germany, he was relocated by the Kindertransport via France to the United States. A World War II U.S. Army veteran, he was a pattern maker in the New York City garment center.
He is survived by his wife, Sigrid Jean, children, Larry (Laurie) and Marsha Alter (Steven); six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Contributions can be sent to Hadassah and Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. Arrangements were by Gutterman and Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors, Hackensack.
Hortense Hyman, 90, of Beachwood, Ohio, formerly of Fair Lawn, died on May 21. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
Edythe F. Braun, 95, of West Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of River Edge, died on May 20. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
Edward Bogan, 88, of Danville, Calif., formerly of Fair Lawn, died on May 21. Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.