Estelle J. Gutworth
AGE: 89 • Highland Park
Estelle J. (Graff) Gutworth, 89, passed away at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ on Friday, July 26, 2013. She was born in the Bronx, NY lived in New Milford, NJ before spending 30 years in Lakehurst, NJ. Estelle also maintained a residence in Coconut Creek, FL before moving to Highland Park, NJ a year ago.
Estelle was a member of Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple in New Brunswick. She was an award winning worker/volunteer for the Headstart Program in Manchester, NJ for seven years. She loved children in general and loved reading to them. As a homemaker, she was a volunteer wedding planner who loved knitting, crocheting and needlepoint, golfing, bowling, baseball, fishing and especially boxing.
Estelle was a founding member of Congregation Beth Tikvah, past president of the Sisterhood and life member of Hadassah. A world traveler, she was a person, "who has been there and done that", when it came to traveling. She worked as a computer clerk for Fairleigh Dickerson University in Teaneck, NJ from 1971-1980.
Estelle was predeceased by her parents Max and Frieda Graff. She is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years, Robert, her sons Frank, of Pompton Plains, NJ and Philip and his wife Michelle, of Colonia, NJ, her daughter Michele and her husband Harvey Sass, of Pepper Pike, Ohio, her brother Stanley Graff, of Boca Raton, Florida, and her six grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple, 222 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick on Sunday, July 28th at 11:30 am. Interment to follow in Cedar Park Cemetery, Borough of Emerson, NJ. Memorial contributions may be made to your local Chapter of Hadassah. Arrangements are under the direction of the Crabiel Parkwest Funeral Chapel, 239 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ.