Elaine Lazarus Lieb

January 15, 1933March 31, 2021

Elaine Lazarus Lieb, 88 of West Caldwell, died March 31, 2021; she was born in Newark, and raised her family in Maplewood.

She was a 1951 graduate of Columbia High School, Maplewood, received her bachelor’s degree from Smith College, and a master’s degree from Seton Hall University.

She began her career in retail at Macys and spent 25 years as an adjunct professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC.

She was a lifelong member of Mountain Ridge County Club, West Caldwell, and Temple B’nai Jeshurun, Short Hills.

She was married to Dr. Herbert E. Lieb for over 59 years prior to his passing in 2017.

She is survived by her two sons, Richard (Ellen) and Andrew (Deborah), six grandchildren and one great-grandchild and one sister (Susan Shapiro).


  • Funeral Service

    Monday, April 5, 2021

  • Burial

    Monday, April 5, 2021

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