Dr. Florence C. Rader, 93, died on March 27, 2012 in Livingston. Private services were held in the King Solomon Cemetery, Clifton.
Born in Waterbury, Conn., Dr. Rader lived in Newark, Elizabeth and Verona prior to moving to Maplewood in 2004.
She served with the Red Cross during World War II and received her bachelors from the New Jersey College for Women (Douglas College) in 1940, her masters from Columbia University and doctorate in educational psychology from Rutgers University.
Dr. Rader retired as the school psychologist after many years with the Verona Board of Education, where her career began as an English teacher and a guidance counselor.
She is survived by husband, Harold A. Rader, her daughters Wendy Rader Dunn and her husband Bruce, Robin Rader and her husband Norman Sancho. She is also survived by her granddaughter, Julianne Lauren Dunn Brennan and her husband Dennis, and great grandchildren Dennis Ryan Brennan and Alexis Emma Brennan and nephews and nieces, including Richard Friedman and his wife Harriet.
Memorial donations to Verona Public Library would be appreciated.