Carol Mendes Rosen

Day and Time of Service: Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.
Location of Service: Ross' Shalom Chapels, 49 Whippany Road, Whippany, N.J. 07981.
Interment: Will be private

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Carol Rosen (nee Mendes) passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 after a valiant fight.  She was 81.  A memorial service will be conducted 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Ross’ Shalom Chapels, 49 Whippany Rd., Whippany, N.J. 07981.  Interment will be private. Born in New York City she lived in New Rochelle, N.Y. and then Livingston, N.J. before moving to Califon, N.J. 36 years ago.  Carol had received  Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Hunter College, N.Y., N.Y. in Fine Art.  An accredited art teacher she taught in West Orange, N.J. at the Mountain High School for some 25 years retiring from teaching almost 30 years ago.  She was also a renowned artist whose work was recently exhibited at the Hunterdon Museum and the University of Rochester.  Some of her work is also part of the permanent collection of the Memorial of the Unknown Jewish Martyr, Paris; Victoria & Albert Museum (London); Sourasky Library, Tel Aviv University; Hebrew University Library, Jerusalem; Newark Public Library; New Jersey State Museum; Yale University, Arts of the Book Collection; Simon Wiesenthal Center, Los Angeles; and the Smithsonian Institution, National Collection of Fine Arts.  She is survived by her beloved husband, Dr. Elliot Rosen and her brother, Richard Mendes.