In Memory

Dana Bernstein (Marcus)

02/24/2016 UPDATE

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"Services are on Sunday for former West Orange resident, 70 Mrs. Dana I. Marcus, 70, of Montville, N.J., formerly of West Orange, N.J., died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, N.J. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Feb. 7, at 11 a.m. in the Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, 68 Old Short Hills Rd., Livingston, with interment in Mount Lebanon Cemetery. A nursery school teacher at Congregation Agudath Israel in Caldwell, N.J., for many years, Mrs. Marcus was a member of the Green Brook Country Club. Dana is survived by her husband of 46 years, Robert J.; a daughter, Jennifer; a son, Brett and his wife, Melissa; three grandchildren, Harris, Evyn and Noa; her mother, Ruth Bernstein, and sisters, Susan Beatty and Carole Ostrowe. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Saint Barnabas Medical Center. A friend to all and loved by all she met -- 'We Hope You Dance.'"

Published in Star-Ledger on Feb. 6, 2016See more at:

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02/07/16 12:31 PM #1    

Debby Timins (Snowman)

sweet, sweet Dana.  you will be missed by so many that have been blessed with you presence in their lives.

Be at peace precious friend.  

love you,


02/09/16 08:23 PM #2    

Steven Mozeson

I am grately saddened to learn of Dana's tragic passing via email from our class Website. I remember Dana as being a kind friend, and her special ability to sing and entertain. I am glad that I had the opportunity to recently see her. -Steve Mozeson


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