EAST BRUNSWICK - CLAIRE RESCH loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away peacefully on Friday, September 9, 2022, at The Elms of Cranbury. She was 88 years old.
Claire was born on March 14, 1934 in the Bronx, NY. She resided in Queens before moving to South River in 1969. She and her husband, Mel, moved to Las Vegas in 1994 for their golden years. There they lived the Vegas lifestyle, "what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas". Claire enjoyed the shows, buffets, the free casino, give aways, but mostly she loved to put on her lucky color purple and play the slots. She finally settled back in East Brunswick in 2010 and had been there for the last 12 years. While back in New Jersey she enjoyed trips to Parx Casino as well as dining at her favorite restaurant, The Ria Mar, in South River.
She was predeceased by her loving husband, Melvin, in 2006.
Surviving are her three sons, Alan, and his wife, Deirdre, of East Brunswick, Howard and his wife, Donna, of East Brunswick and Jeffrey of Israel; a brother, Irwin Leibowitz and his wife, Suzanne, of Pittsfield, ME; a sister, Audrey Wertheimer and her husband, Roy, of Congers, NY; five grandchildren, Patrice, Eden, Benjamin, Noy and Chen and two great-grandchildren, Zachary and Elroee. She also had many nieces and nephews.
A chapel service will be held on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at 10:45 am, at MOUNT SINAI MEMORIAL CHAPELS, 454 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, with interment to follow at Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge. For directions, please visit our "Services" page.
Memorial contributions may be made in Claires name to SafeMinds, PO Box 1006, Carbondale, CO 81623-1006
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