Leona Crystal (Dear), 89, of West Orange died May 17, 2020. Born in Newark, she resided in West Orange since 1960.
In addition to being a homemaker, Mrs. Crystal worked for over 30 years at Daughters of Israel, West Orange, as a personnel and purchasing agent.
She was a lifetime member of Hadassah and B’nai B’rith Women and longtime member of B’nai Shalom in West Orange.
Predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Harold, in 2008, she is survived by her son, Paul (Helene) of Livingston; her daughter, Jill of New York City; three granddaughters; and her adopted family, David and Cindy Goldberg and their four children.
Private graveside services were held May 19 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to a Jewish charity of choice.