Maxine “Mitzi” Feier, 94, of Livingston died June 22, 2020. She was a lifelong resident of Essex County.
Mrs. Feier rose from working as a medical technologist at Irvington General Hospital to managing the laboratories at the Veterans Administration Hospital in East Orange and teaching medical technology students. She also received the 1976 NJ Society of Medical Technologists’ “Med Tech of the Year” award.
A 1942 graduate of Weequahic High School in Newark, she earned her B.S. in medical technology from New York University in 1947.
She had interests in literature, birding, and science. She was a member of the American Association of University Women’s Scholarship Committee and the Livingston Library Book Club.
Predeceased by her husband of 69 years, Joe, and a son, Richard, she is survived by her son, Neal (Sue Heiss), a daughter-in-law, Dennise Feier; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held in the future; arrangements were handled by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. A family memorial website will be accessible through the funeral home’s website.