Ruth Wayne of West Orange died April 26, 2016. Originally from Newark and Maplewood, she retired to Boca Raton, Fla., before moving to West Orange two years ago.
Mrs. Wayne worked many years at Lord & Taylor in charge of designer dresses. In Florida she was assistant to the executive director of Florida Atlantic University’s Lifelong Learning Society.
Predeceased by her husband, Harold, in 1998, she is survived by two daughters, Lynda Miller of The Villages, Fla., and Janet Gross of Florham Park; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were handled by Bernheim–Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.