Barbara Nestler

Barbara Nestler

Barbara Lee Nestler (Zimmerman), 86, of Livingston died Dec. 7, 2019. Born in Newark, she lived in Mountainside, West Orange for 20 years, and Boynton Beach, Fla., before moving to Livingston two-and-a-half years ago.

Mrs. Nestler was a teacher in the New Providence school system, teaching third and fourth grades for 30 years before retiring.

She earned a master’s degree from Kean College in 1973.

She was a longtime active member of Temple Emanu-El of Westfield and Hadassah.

Predeceased by her husband, Monroe, she is survived by her daughter, Susan (Jerry) Wohlgemuth of Springfield; her son, Gary (Anna Winderbaum) of New York City; and four grandchildren.

Services were held Dec. 9 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ or Parkinson’s Disease research.

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