Yvette Tekel
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Yvette Tekel

Yvette Tekel, née Gitlow, died May 17.

Born in Brooklyn,
she was a fundraiser
for charities.

She was a board member of Hadassah for 30 years, the first female president of the Women’s Division of UJA/Federation of Northern New Jersey, and was president of the Rockland County Jewish Home for the Aged.

She is survived by her husband, Louis; children, Harvey (Jill) and Tova Szporn; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Contributions can be sent to the Yvette Tekel Memorial Fund c/o Hadassah, 40 Wall St., POB 1100, NY, NY 50268-1100. Arrangments were by Gutterman and Musicant Jewish Funeral Directors, Hackensack.

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