ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. -- Elizabeth Muller, of Elmwood Park, died on Thursday, Dec. 15. She was 91.
Born and raised in Paterson, she was a graduate of Paterson Central High School and was instrumental in coordinating class reunions. A faithful member of Van Riper-Ellis Broadway Baptist Church in Fair Lawn, she was a member of the choir, served as President of the Board of Trustees of the Senior Fellowship and served as church treasurer for the past 36 years.
Active in the Girl Scouts of America, she was a co-leader of the Gilbert Avenue School troops and served as community chairperson for Elmwood Park scouting. She was an avid bowler and was a longtime member of the Paterson Women’s League. Prior to retiring, she was in the banking industry.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harold Muller; and sister, Matilda S. Haywood.
She is survived by her children, Barbara Jean Grasso and Carole Anne Muller; grandchildren, Lauren Elizabeth Grasso.
The family will receive relatives and friends Monday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn. A funeral service is planned for Tuesday, Dec. 20, at noon at Van Riper-Ellis-Broadway Baptist Church, 7-01 River Road, Fair Lawn. Interment will follow at Laurel Grove Cemetery in Totowa.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the Van Riper-Ellis-Broadway Baptist Church Memorial Fund would be appreciated.
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