Life Story for
Elsie Lederman (Radeen), 94, of West Orange died February 11, 2018. Born and raised in Newark, she also resided in Maplewood and South Orange before moving to West Orange about 25 years ago. She graduated from West Side High School and attended Newark University (now Rutgers).
Mrs. Lederman began her career as a buyer for Bamberger’s in Newark and Morristown. She became a homemaker and later worked with her late husband George at Radeen’s Home Decorators in Millburn, the business begun by her father. She also held a real estate license for several years with ERA R.G. Schaffer Realty, also in Millburn. She was a life-long member of Congregation Oheb Shalom in South Orange and a member of Miriam Sisterhood where she also served as president. She was an active member of Women’s League for Conservative Judaism and other organizations.
Predeceased by her sister, Ann Deener, and her husband, George, she is survived by her sons Mark (Ronni) of Bridgewater and Hal (Dr. Harriet) of Highland Park, and her grandchildren Hillary (Lt. David, USN) Weller; Jodi; PFC Ben, USMC; Hannah, and Eric.