Elaine Philipse, 84, of Rahway died Feb. 13, 2020. She was born and raised in Newark and also had lived in Linden.
Mrs. Philipse worked for Union County until her retirement in 2006. She worked the voting polls for many years. She was a lifetime member of Hadassah and active with the Relay For Life of Rahway for the past 12 years.
Predeceased by her husband of 44 years, David, in 2003, she is survived by her daughter, Rita (David) Saunders of Manalapan; her son, Stephen (Patti) of Virginia; a sister, Diane Foss of Somerset; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 16 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.