Viola Meskin (Hodes), 98, of Maplewood, formerly of Union, died Oct. 20, 2013. Born in Newark, she lived in Union for 65 years before moving to Maplewood three years ago.
Mrs. Meskin was president of Friends of Union Library, and a longtime member of Congregation Beth Shalom of Union and its Women’s Organization.
Predeceased by her husband, Seymour, she is survived by her daughter, Susan Keohane of New York City; her son, Kenneth of Short Hills; a sister, Edith Rose of Maplewood; and two grandchildren.
Services were held Oct. 22 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.