Eileen D. Newman, 71, of New York City died March 14, 2015. She was born in Newark.
Mrs. Newman worked as a teacher and reading specialist.
She served as president of the Women’s League at Daughters of Israel in West Orange. She also served for 14 years on the board of the National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction (myFace), the last seven as president. In honor of her late husband, she established the Arthur B. Newman Honors College Scholars Endowment at Rutgers-Newark. She recently joined the board of trustees of NYU Langone Medical Center.
Predeceased by her husband of 45 years, she is survived by two daughters, Sondra and Allison (Cengiz); her son, David (Stephanie); two sisters, Myrna Balaban of Whippany and Judy Kessler of Mendham; a brother, Irwin E. Dumbroff of Canada; and eight grandchildren.
Services were held March 18 with arrangements by Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel, New York City. Memorial contributions may be made to myFace, 333 E. 30th St., New York, NY 10016.