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Susan Adelman

Susan Diane Adelman

Monday, December 3rd, 1945 - Friday, December 25th, 2020
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Obituary

Susan Diane Adelman (nee Brone) – 75, born and raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey and a lifelong resident of Atlantic County, passed away at her home West Palm Beach, Florida on December 25th, 2020.

Susan graduated from Atlantic City High School in 1963 and attended the University of Wisconsin and Temple University. She was one of the few women to graduate in 1967 from Temple University Business School. Upon graduation she worked at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. After marrying Richard Adelman, her high school sweetheart and husband of 53 years, she returned to Atlantic County in 1968 residing at various times in Ventnor, Linwood, and Northfield. After giving birth to her first child Jason in 1969, Susan moved to South Korea to live with her husband who was stationed in Seoul while serving as an Officer in the U.S. Army. Her second child Judd was born in 1970. After the military, Susan moved to Linwood and worked in the Atlantic County Government, ultimately rising to the level of Director of the Department of Planning.She oversaw the Atlantic County Department of Planning when it was preparing for rapid growth after the legalization of casino gaming in Atlantic City.

In work and life, Susan was known for her no-nonsense style, efficient project management skills, and wonderful sense of humor. After giving birth to her third son James in 1982, she moved to Northfield and retired from county government, instead choosing to put her project management skills to work developing Margate Terrace, an affordable senior housing development. She was a passionate volunteer and served on the Board of Jewish Family Services, Ruth Newman Shapiro Cancer Fund, and the Linwood Country Club. Susan excelled in both athletics and art and instilled a great appreciation for both in her children. Susan was a prolific painter and sculptor and her homes were filled with her artistic works.

In retirement, she loved to play golf in the mornings and spend afternoons at the beach or walking the boardwalk with her girlfriends. Every summer she graciously hosted family and friends from around the country at her home in Northfield. Susan loved to entertain and her creativity was always on display when she hosted parties and celebrations. Susan shared many wonderful adventures with her husband Richard and they loved to spend months away together in Paris, France, and weekends in New York City. During her winters in West Palm Beach she cherished her many friends from Toronto, Canada who warmly welcomed her into their community. She lived a wonderful life and was beloved by so many.

She is predeceased by her parents Celia and David Brone and her siblings Judy and Richard and is survived by her husband Dr. Richard Adelman; her children, Jason T. Adelman, Dr. Judd B. Adelman and Lori Adelman (Muchnick), and James David Adelman; her three grandchildren Matthew Adelman, Philippa Adelman, and Jasper Adelman; and her sister Maxine Schnadelbach.

Due to the pandemic funeral services will be private. Any contributions can be made in her name to Beth Israel Synagogue in Northfield and the Ruth Newman Shapiro Cancer and Heart Fund.
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    Beth Israel Cemetery
    Address
    Black Horse Pike and Fire Road
    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ 08234
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Posted at 02:20pm
The Dear Friends of Susan Adelman at the land of the president in west Palm Beach Florida.Our purchasing a grove of 10 tress to honor her memory.Edie Glazer & Morty Horowitz,Marilyn & Cyril Levenstein,Elise & Richard Lessans,Flo & Harvey Capp,Francie & Stuart Klein,Janet & Ian Roher,Wendy & David Shapira,Anne & Wayne Caplan,Sue & Sid Silverberg.

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with lots of love Marilyn& Bill Mandel
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Posted at 05:17am
So sorry for your loss,remember the fun days we had

Ellen Hyatt

Posted at 12:50pm
Richard & Family-
I was so very sorry to read about Susie this morning. Brian & I have so many fond memories of working with her at Atlantic County Government, as well as lots of fun times with you and the Ruggiero's! May you be comforted by all of your memories of her as a wonderful wife, mother and friend. Susie was definitely one of a kind and will be missed by many. RIP.
Sincerely, Ellen Hyatt & Brian Lefke
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