Muriel Knapel, 87, of Fair Lawn, formerly of West New York, passed away on February 1, 2015.

She was a secretary for over 40 years at the original Yeshiva of Hudson County and then the Rosenbaum Yeshiva of North Jersey. She belonged to Congregation Shaare Tzedek in West New York, and Shomrei Torah in Fair Lawn.

Predeceased by her husband Irving, she was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great grandmother to daughters, Chavi Yoel (Itzik) of Kiryat Tivon, Israel, Debbie Friedman (Barry OB”M) of Fair Lawn, and Lynne Bentolila (Gabi) of Bear Ganim, Israel, and a son, David (Michele) of Woodcliff Lake; 22 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements were by Robert Schoem’s Menorah Chapel, Paramus.