Phyllis Radest (nee LaPoff), 87, of Oradell, NJ, born in Paterson, NJ to Sara and Paul LaPoff, passed away peacefully at her home on January 25th, 2020. Beloved wife of Joseph J. Radest, MD; loving mother of David, Suzanne Koransky (Jay), Paula; treasured sister to Norman LaPoff; cherished grandmother of Jamie Koransky, Seth Menacker (Danielle), Sara Willard (Darryl), Jacob Menacker; and proud great grandmother of Sadie Willard.
In addition to being the matriarch of the family, Phyllis generously volunteered her time to local hospitals. A true creative mind, Phyllis took pride in her intricate and beautiful needlepoint projects, beaded floral designs, and many treasured knitted works for all the members of her family.
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM on Monday, January 27th, 2020 at Robert Schoem’s Menorah Chapel (Paramus, NJ). Immediately following the service, interment will follow at Cedar Park Cemetery (735 Forest Ave, Paramus, NJ). In lieu of flowers or gifts, memorial donations in Phyllis’s honor can be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – simply click the link below to find the donation form: https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html.