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Evelyn R. Reiser

d. January 15, 2023

Caldwell, NJ

Evelyn Rose (Ellis) Reiser, 81, of Caldwell, NJ, passed away on January 15, 2023.

Born in Glen Ridge, NJ to Theodore Ellis and Rose (Matyas), Evelyn was a graduate of Grover Cleveland High School, Caldwell, where she enjoyed her time as a majorette for the Caldwell Chiefs. She earned a master's degree from the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Evelyn was a lifelong Caldwell resident except for living in Waltham, MA for 14 years.

Evelyn worked as a technical writer, editor and proofreader for AT&T for many years until her retirement in 2001. 

Evelyn enjoyed reading, especially Shakespeare, and following politics, which she minored in college. She was a member of the Brookdale Baptist Church, Bloomfield and the First Presbyterian Church in Caldwell. 

Evelyn was the loving mother of Frank Reiser, Caldwell. She was sister of Theodore A. Ellis (Dianna) of Whiting and Kenneth Ellis (Mary), of Schaumburg, Ill.  She is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Leslie Ellis- Chilenski, Hardyston, Richard Ellis, Wellington, FL, Kerry Jones, Haysville, Kansas, Emily Hensley, Fallon, NV, Frank Gerris, East Windsor, the late Michael Gerris, Charles Gerris, Freehold and several great-nieces and nephews whom she adored.

Evelyn will be deeply missed by her family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to the Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter by using the below link. They would be greatly appreciated.

A memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church, 259 Bloomfield Ave. Caldwell on Tuesday January 31 at 1 PM. Arrangements are in the care of the Galante Funeral Home in Caldwell.
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Memorial Service

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm

First Baptist Church-Caldwell

259 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell, NJ 07006

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