Catherine Oberlander, 100, died on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at the Roosevelt Care Center in Edison.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Oberlander settles to South Plainfield in 1974.
A longtime communicant of Sacred Heart RC Church, Catherine worked as a Duty Aide for the South Plainfield Board of Education. She initially began working for the school district at the Franklin Elementary School and finished her career at the South Plainfield High School where she was well known amongst the staff and students.
Mrs. Oberlander enjoyed cooking, baking and dancing as well as playing cards and traveling to Atlantic City.
She is predeceased by her husband Vincent who died in 1992, sister, Rose Rose and brother, Ralph Cinelli
Surviving are her children, Marion Gallagher and her husband Dan of South Plainfield, Arlene Hasselgreen and her husband and Charles also of South Plainfield, Paul Oberlander and his wife Maria of Rumson and Vincent Oberlander Ocean Grove; sister, Lucille McGuire of Largo, Fl.; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 2-4 & 6-8pm in the McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals 2425 Plainfield Ave. South Plainfield, NJ 07080
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019 beginning at 9:45am in the funeral home followed by a 10:30am funeral mass at Sacred Heart RC Church, South Plainfield.
Interment will follow at Holy Redeemer Cemetery, South Plainfield.
For additional information please visit www.mccriskinfuneralhome.com