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Elaine Novzen Adelson

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August 25, 2012

Elaine Novzen Adelson, of Laflin, died Saturday, August 25, 2012, with her loving family by her side, in St. Luke's Villa, Wilkes-Barre.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Abraham and Irene Pikarsky Novzen and was a graduate of White Haven High School; Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Wilkes-Barre; and attended College Misericordia. She was a registered nurse for the VA Hospital prior to retiring, was a member of Congregation Ohav Zedek, a member of the former Hochle Yosher and other civic and religious organizations.

Elaine is survived by her loving husband, Mark H. Adelson.; daughter, Susan Rudofker, Laflin; son-in-law, Joshua Rudin, Laflin; daughter, Robyn Steiner, and her husband, Ted, Wilkes-Barre; granddaughter, Haley Rudofker; sisters, Lois Kliger, New York City; Sheila Seeherman and her husband, Stephen, Laflin; brother, Martin Novzen and his wife, Sandra, New York City; sister Estelle Kislin and her husband Louis, Scottsdale, Ariz.; brother-in-law, Sy Adelson, Kingston; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Monday, August 27, 2012, at the Rosenberg Funeral Chapel, Inc. 348 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre, with the Rabbi Raphael Nemetsky officiating. Interment was held in Holche Yosher Cemetery, Hanover Township.

Shiva will be observed at 146 Maplewood Drive, Laflin, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Wednesday and Thursday.

Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to Medical Oncology Associates Prescription Fund, Kingston, or, or charity of donor's choice.

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Published in Times Leader from Aug. 27 to Aug. 28, 2012