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TENER, GLORIA LERNER

TENER - Gloria Lerner Age 78, passed away on August 7, 2016 at Stonebridge at Montgomery in Skillman, NJ after struggling with dementia for several years. Gloria was born in Buffalo, NY and graduated from the Elmwood Franklin School before graduating from the Buffalo Seminary in 1955 and Vassar College in 1959. She married Barry Korman shortly after graduation and they lived in Buffalo, West Hartford, CT, Dallas, TX, Winnetka, IL, and Rochester, NY before moving to Maplewood, NJ in 1975. She had two children, Heidi Beth Sloss and Tracy Korman. She was active in the League of Women Voters and equal housing efforts when her children were young. Gloria, who moved to Princeton in 1985, began working as a labor mediator with the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission in 1976 and retired as the Director of Conciliation after 25 years of State service in 2000. In retirement, she participated in several volunteer activities including being a docent at Grounds for Sculpture. She is survived by her husband, Jeffrey B. Tener, of 25 years as well as her two children and four grandchildren, Dakin Sloss and Kamala Sloss and Milo Korman and Sylvie Korman. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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