2014-10-16 / Obituaries

René B. Rizk

René B. Rizk, 79, of Milltown, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Born in Manchester, England, she lived in Toronto before moving to Milltown in 1956. She retired as an executive administrator, after 25 years, from Bristol-Myers Squibb in North Brunswick. She was an active member of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Retirees Club. She was also a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Milltown, the American Legion Post 25 Ladies Auxiliary in Milltown and the Milltown Senior Citizens Club. René was an avid reader and loved to travel. She absolutely adored her grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert G. Rizk, in 2007. Surviving are her sons, Robert G. Rizk Jr. of Charleston, S.C., and Gavin R. Rizk and his wife, Kellianne, of North Brunswick; her grandchildren, Collin Sheridan Rizk and McKenna Elizabeth Rizk; her brother, David Bowers, and her sister, Jean Edwards, and their families, all of England. Services were held at The Crabiel Home for Funerals, 170 N. Main St., at Riva Avenue, Milltown. Entombment followed at the Franklin Memorial Park in North Brunswick. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Legion Post 25. To sign the obituary guestbook, go to www.crabiel.com.

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