AGE: 91 • Formerly of Vineland
Eva Salier, 91, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2014, in Fountain Valley, California. Eva lived in Vineland, New Jersey, for over 50 years with her loving husband, Max Salier. She was born in 1923 in Koblenz, Germany. She was a Holocaust survivor and wrote a memoir of her experience in the concentration camps entitled, "Survival of a Spirit." As a resident in Vineland, she was best known for her art work. She created commercial art for numerous local clients and became the Art Director for the Vineland Times Journal where she drew political cartoons and did layout and design. She also designed and created sets and costumes at the Vineland Little Theatre. Eva taught art for several years and touched many lives with her paintings and portraits. She participated in numerous art shows, both regionally and in Philadelphia. Her painting, "Wiesje's Children," is on view at the Goodwin Holocaust Museum, and she also has a painting at the Koblenz Mittelrhein Museum in Germany. Eva was noted for her positive attitude towards life, her warmth, and great sense of humor.
She is survived by her two sons, Edward Salier and wife Patricia of Los Angeles, California, and Ralph Thomas Salier-Hellendag and wife Jane of Chicago, Illinois, plus five grandchildren she adored. She was predeceased by her husband, Max Salier in 1983.
A Graveside Service and Burial will be held on August 15, 2104 at 11am in Alliance Cemetery Norma, NJ. Services will be conducted by Rabbi Dr. Murray J. Kohn. Donations in memory of Eva may be made to:
1. Hebrew Women's Benevolent Society, Attn: Doris Hecht, 835 Queens Rd. Vineland, N.J. 08361
2. Goodwin Holocaust Museum, 1301 Springdale Rd. Cherry Hill, N.J. 08003. Arrangements are under the supervision of Rone Funeral Service, 1110 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360. To send online condolences please visit our website at WWW.RONEFUNERALSERVICE.COM
Rone Funeral Service
1110 East Chestnut Avenue Vineland, NJ 08360
Published in The Daily Journal on Aug. 14, 2014