1940 - 2013
Maxine Gold of New York City died of cancer Sunday, September 22, 2013. she was 73. Ms. Gold had recently retired from Con Ed where she worked as a writer and editor in the Corporate Communications Division. She was born and raised in Paterson, NJ and graduated from Eastside High School. She received her MA in French at NYU and taught French language and literature at University of Massachusetts. She subsequently held the position of director of Communications for the NYC Commission on the Status of Women under Mayor Koch. She is the editor of "Women Making History; Conversations with 15 New Yorkers". Prior to her stint at Con Ed she was the director of Communications for the Community Healthcare Network in New York City.Maxine is survived by her brother, Bill, cousins and many friends from all over the world. Funeral services are today at 11 AM, at Robert Schoem's Menorah Chapel, W-150 Rte. 4, Paramus, NJ.
Published on NYTimes.com from Sept. 23 to Sept. 24, 2013