Selma Ross

Selma Ross

Selma Ruth Ross (Feldman), 96, of Livingston died Feb. 11, 2020. Born in Newark, she lived in Bayonne, Newark, Irvington, Mountainside, and Springfield before moving to Livingston one year ago. She also had maintained a residence in Boca Raton, Fla., for 26 years.

Mrs. Ross was the owner and operator of Shalom Memorials, a monument company in Union, from 1980 until her retirement in 1990. Previously, from 1942 to 1950, she worked in quality control for the communication radios of B-29 Bombers at Western Electric in Kearny. She was then employed by Dumont Electronics in South Orange as an administrative assistant from 1950 to 1953, and then served in the same capacity from 1963 to 1976 at her late husband Herbert’s commercial art business, Ross Advertising, in Jersey City. She also served as administrative assistant for Menorah Chapels at Millburn in 1976.

She was a member of Hadassah of Springfield and a life member of Jewish Women International, and served as president of the Westfield chapter of B’nai B’rith Women. She was also a member of the Senior Set and Hazak, both of Springfield, and Springfield Seniors, and she was a BBG Westfield adviser. She was also a Girl Scout leader in Mountainside.

Predeceased by her husband in 1999, she is survived by her daughter, Karen Ross (Gary) Kerstein of Springfield; her son, Mark Samuel (Robin) Ross of Springfield; a brother, Martin Feldman of Massachusetts; and four grandchildren.

Services were held Feb. 16 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.

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