Jean Meiselman

MEISELMAN, Jean (Cooperstein) of the Coleman House, Newton, MA, previously of West Orange, NJ and Brooklyn, NY, passed away suddenly due to a stroke on April 27, 2017. Jean was born in Brooklyn, NY on Jan 12, 1927. Jean was the beloved wife of Emil Meiselman, (deceased) and the mother of the late Marc Meiselman, who died at fourteen, dear sister of both Abraham Cooperstein (died as a soldier in WWII) and Leonard Cooperstein, (deceased). Survivors include daughter Amy (Meiselman) Lewontin and son-in-law, Timothy Lewontin of Cambridge, MA and cherished grandson, Max Lewontin of Charlottesville, VA. Jean was a graduate of Washington Square College at New York University in 1952, graduating with a degree in Political Science. Jean worked for many years at Hammond World Atlas Corp., in Maplewood, NJ as well as AT&T and Hoffman LaRoche in NJ. In retirement Jean ran her own business, Jean’s Antiques, and sold antiques at shows and via Ebay to interested buyers throughout the world. She also became an avid bridge player at 85. Graveside services were held at Gomel Chesed Cemetery in Newark, NJ on May 1. Memorial donations may be made to the Coleman House, Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly, where Jean had many close friends and fellow card players.


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