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Elaine Y. Salovey

Elaine Y. Salovey, 84 years old, of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, passed away at Torrance Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family on Sunday afternoon following a brief illness. Elaine was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and later lived in Cambridge, MA, New Providence, NJ, and Williamsville, NY, before relocating to the Palos Verdes Pennisula in 1975.

After attending Hunter College, she received her training as a Registered Nurse at Jewish Hospital and Medical Center of Brooklyn. Elaine devoted her life to nursing, working as a floor nurse and later as a Director of Nursing at various geriatric and rehabilitation facilities in the South Bay.

Elaine was a member of Congregation Ner Tamid, and had many friends from various groups and classes at that synagogue. She was most proud of her family, and is survived by her husband, Ronald, Professor Emeritus at the University of Southern California, and children Peter Salovey (Marta Elisa Moret), Todd Salovey (Diane Boomer), and Devora Farrell (Al Farrell). She also is survived by her sister, Estelle Weiss (Harold Weiss), seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Her funeral will be held at 9:00 am, Tuesday, November 29, at Congregation Ner Tamid, 5721 Crest Ridge Road in Rancho Palos Verdes. Burial at Green Hills Memorial Park will follow. Friends and family are invited also to return to Congregation Ner Tamid at 5:00 pm for maariv service, Kaddish, and a light meal. Memorial contributions can be made to The Salovey Family Scholarship Fund, Yale School of Nursing, c/o Steve Varley, PO Box 27399, West Haven, CT 06516-7399. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Nov. 29, 2016
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