Roslyn Brickman Gnatt(1929 - 2013)

Roslyn Brickman Gnatt

MANALAPAN, N.J.—Roslyn Brickman Gnatt, 84, resident of Manalapan, N.J., passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2013.

Born on Feb. 14, 1929, Roslyn moved to Manalapan with her immediate family in 1969, where she lived for the remainder of her years. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Abner Murray Gnatt R.Ph., CMR for A.H. Robins Company, Inc., in June of 1986.

Roslyn began her career as a social worker and later a teacher in inner city Brooklyn. She taught for Manalapan Englishtown Regional School District, earning a service award for completion of twenty years of service on June 7, 1988. In July of 1976, Roslyn received a Supervisor/Principal Certification from the New Jersey Department of Education.

She graduated from New York University and held 2 Master of Arts Degrees-one from Bank Street College of education and 1 from Kean College of New Jersey, presented in June of 1977. Her expertise was reading education.

Roslyn possessed a true love of learning, opera and family. After retirement, she continued her constant quest for knowledge and understanding the world by doing some well deserved traveling, in the U.S. and abroad, and by dedicating herself to community service. She was a volunteer for the Princeton chapter of Reading/ Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, a member of the Manalapan Township Community Response Team, volunteer for the Monmouth County Board of Elections and member of the Marlboro Jewish Center.

Roslyn is survived by her daughters, Andrea Kahn, M.D., and Deborah Gnatt Levy, Esq., Andrea's husband, Fred Kahn, M.D., and children, Adam, Joshua and Ethan and Deborah's husband, Robert E. Levy, Esq. and daughter, Abigail.

Published in The Daily Times on Mar. 28, 2013