Ellen Gerber nee Markiewicz, born in Berlin, August 18, 1926, passed away on March 10, 2018.
Beloved wife of Ralph Gerber and mother of Peter and Gary and grandmother of Stephen and Alex.
She was a "Kindertransport," a child that was saved by the British Government, in August 1938. She lived with a British family and went to school at "Sherbourne" the second best private school in England. After finishing that school she went on to learn to be a registered children nurse, and worked in several hospitals. In 1951 she immigrated to the USA to join her mother who survived the Holocaust. Ellen worked at her trade, finally working for several doctors as a nurse for many happy years. Married in 1959 and lived in NY and moved in 1964 to NJ first to Teaneck and for the Last 31 years to River Edge. She was a great animal lover and volunteered for many animal welfare groups to the very end. She was also active in Hadassah.
Funeral services will be at Robert Schoem's Menorah Chapel, 11:00 AM, Wednesday, March 14, 2018.
Memorial donations in memory of Ellen, may be made to Hadassah or to Start II in Englewood