Marilyn J. Leeds Obituary

Marilyn J.  Leeds
Marilyn J. Leeds

December 15, 1932 - June 19, 2018
Born in New York, NY
Resided in Bridgewater, New Jersey



Marilyn J. Leeds, 85, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2018.

Marilyn was born and raised in New York City and was formerly of Edison and Monroe, NJ before moving to Bridgewater in 2015. She was a graduate of Cazenovia College and worked as a buyer for B. Altman’s until moving to New Jersey. After raising her daughters, she was employed as a bookkeeper at Childcraft/Disney in Edison for 18 years. She was also an active member of Temple Emanu-El in Edison. She enjoyed participating in dog shows with her championship dogs. After retiring, she was the Treasurer of the Singles Club at The Ponds Community in Monroe. Marilyn loved the theater. She was an avid attendee of shows on Broadway and locally. She enjoyed vacationing and traveling. She was a very artsy person and especially enjoyed knitting and ceramics. She was particularly skilled at making 3D pop art for her family and friends. Marilyn was an exceptional mother, grandmother and sister and will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

She is predeceased by Martin Leeds whom she was married to for 32 years.

She is survived by her loving daughters, Robin Leeds Klinger and her husband John of Flemington, NJ, Jodi Bloom and her husband Andy of Bridgewater, NJ, her dear sister Caryl Lambek and spouse Carol Healy of New York City and three cherished grandsons Gregory, Matthew and Alex Bloom.

Funeral services will be held on Monday June 25, 2018 at 10 AM at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville. Interment will follow at Westchester Hills Cemetery in Hastings-On-Hudson, NY.

Donations can be made to the Monroe Township First Aid, P.O. Box 7374, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831 (732) 521-1880. To gratefully acknowledge the donation, please indicate that the gift is in memory of Marilyn Leeds.  To send condolences, visit



Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Monday, June 25, 2018
10:00 AM


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