Jeanne Simpson, who served as executive secretary to Newark Mayor Sharpe James for eleven years, passed away on January 20. She was 92.
Lavera Davis, a former Somerdale councilwoman, died on January 18. She was 92.
Mary Fedorko, who wrote for the Delaware Valley News and for the Calco Diamond, the weekly newspaper of American Cyanamid, died on January 15. She was 95.
Maryann Medvetz, a Democratic poll worker in Jersey City for over 20 years, died on January 21. She was 90.