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Rita Roth

Rita Roth

Rita H. Roth (Hochman), 89, of Pompton Plains died June 26, 2020. Born in Paterson, she spent most of her life in Morristown before moving to Pompton Plains four years ago.

Mrs. Roth taught first and second grade for 25 years at Alfred Vail School. She graduated from Morristown High School, attended Drexel University, and obtained her teaching degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

She was active in school activities and enjoyed putting on musicals at Morristown Jewish Center Beit Yisrael, where she was a member for many years.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Bill; three sons, Harry (Helen), Stephen (Elizabeth), and Richard (Debra); a brother, Bill Hochman; and six grandchildren.

A private service and burial were held.

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