Marilyn Gross (Bilow), 88, of Cranford died July 10, 2020. She was born and raised in Newark and lived in Cranford for 61 years. She also spent 35 years living as a snowbird in Coconut Creek, Fla.
Mrs. Gross was an elementary vocal music teacher. A lover of classical music, she taught vocal music in Metuchen for many years and also was the music director of the Temple Beth El choir in Cranford, which performed on Friday nights and at High Holiday services.
She graduated from Weequahic High School in Newark and New York University with high honors.
Among her interests were mahjong, knitting, and going on cruises to many parts of the world.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Norman; two sons, Mark and Alan; her daughter, Marla (David); a sister, Lorraine Geltzeiler; and two grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jeffrey Heimann Memorial Fund, University of Delaware, 83 East Main St., 3rd Floor, Newark, DE 19716.