Rose Gelber of West Orange died April 27, 2012. She was born in Newark in 1923 and also lived in Maplewood and Short Hills.
Mrs. Gelber was a nurse who worked at the North Jersey Blood Center for 18 years. She also was a licensed real estate broker and served as past president of the North Jersey chapter of CARIH.
She graduated from West Side High School, Newark, in 1941 and Newark Beth Israel Nursing School in 1944.
Predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Martin, and a daughter,
Leslie Sue, she is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Nutkis and Beth Kruvant; her son, Dale; and four grandchildren.
Services were held April 29 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to The Jewish Institute for the Blind, 185 Madison Ave., Room 1701, New York, NY 10016.