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Rita Dropkin

Rita Dropkin

Rita Dropkin, 98, of Monroe Township died May 20, 2020. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, moving in 1969 to Linden and later to Monroe.

Mrs. Dropkin was a teacher and school administrator for many years in the Brooklyn school system. She turned a hobby into a part-time career for over 50 years as an Avon representative.

She enjoyed traveling, theater, and the arts.

Predeceased by her husband, Milton, and a daughter, Phyllis, she is survived by two sons, Allen (Joan) Samuels and Charlie Ehrlich; two daughters, Mala (Joe) Feldman and Cheryl (Richie) Borek; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

A private burial was held May 22 at Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge. Memorial contributions may be made to U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.; or Caring Hospice Services, Edison.

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