Freyda Nathanson (Spira), 92, of Verona died Jan. 13, 2020. She was born in Paterson and also had lived in Cedar Grove.
Mrs. Nathanson had an early career as an elementary school teacher and later as a special education teacher.
She was a graduate of Ohio State University.
She became an avid golfer in mid-life in addition to earning a Life Master bridge certificate at 80 years of age.
Predeceased by her husband, Alvin, she is survived by three daughters, Julie (Richard), Barbara, and Margery; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Services were private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter; JCC MetroWest’s Jewish Life, Living and Education; or the National Eye Institute.