Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel

68 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston, NJ


Phyllis Wagman

2 August, 192518 January, 2020

Phyllis Wagman of West Orange died January 18, 2020 at home with loving children Tina Bobker and Robert Wagman by her side. She is predeceased by her husband Eric, son Gerald and her parents Harry and Cecilia Jacobson.

Phyllis leaves behind son in law Dennis Bobker, daughter in law Lisa Wagman, daughter in law Debbi Wagman and six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Phyllis was active in NCJW Arts Council and acted as chairman of the art show. Eric and Phyllis were members of Temple Sharey Tefilo and B’nai Jeshrun.

She was the proud owner of the Purple Jewel Boutique with locations in South Orange and Livingston. She worked with her husband, the renowned photographer and artist Eric Wagman for thirty-four years at the Eric Wagman Studio in South Orange.

Private graveside service for immediate family only followed by shiva.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Berheim Apter Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston, New Jersey, 973-422-0600. Please call the funeral home for shiva details.

Memorial donations may be made in her memory to a charity of your choice.


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