Suzana Eleanor Hefter (nee Karlik), of Berkeley Heights, NJ, passed away peacefully and unexpectedly on December 5, 2019. Born April 15, 1931 to Anna and Martin Karlik, Suzana grew up down-neck in Newark and lived most of her life in Union, NJ. Sue is predeceased by her husband Robert (Bob) and dear friend Matt Golej. She is survived by her daughter Audrey Hughes, son-in-law Al, grandchildren Andrew (25) and Alexa (23), siblings Milo (Bratislava), Anna Tacovsky (Mountainside) and Ed (Sewickly, PA), and many nieces and nephews. During her life she worked at Prudential Insurance in Newark, Lord & Taylor in Westfield, and Tessler & Weiss in Union. Always an active mom, she was active in the PTA, bowling, knitting and painting ceramics. Most recently she learned Mahjong, played Bingo and joined a book club.
Interment private. Donations in Sue’s memory can be made to the Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation, PO Box 34635 Bethesda, MD 20827.