Sheila G. Alway, age 73, of Lebanon, NJ passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at home.
She was born on September 12, 1948 in New York City. She resided in New York as a child, and was a longtime resident of Hunterdon County, NJ.
She was the daughter of the late Harry and Ann (Cohen) Schwartz.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Steven Lee Goldberg who passed away in 1980. She was also predeceased by her second husband, Robert Alway, who passed in 2017.
Sheila spent her career as a teacher. She first worked in South Bound Brook and later taught at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women in Clinton, NJ. She taught until her retirement at
Warren Hills Middle School, where she taught 7 th and 8 th grade English and also was involved with the Drama Club.
Memberships include Scrabble Club and Silver Bells & Bows Club, an organization of singers participating at local nursing homes. She was also a member of the Hunterdon County Democrat Committee and was very involved with Representative Malinowski’s campaign.
Sheila loved going to Broadway shows and enjoyed taking various family members to see numerous Broadway productions. She also loved playing scrabble, reading, and playing cards. Years ago she enjoyed doing the NY Times crossword puzzle in pen with her mother. Sheila was an animal lover and especially loved her cats.
Survivors include her daughter; Beth S. Goldberg of Lebanon, NJ. Four siblings; Larry Schwartz and his wife Mary Jane, Gary Schwartz and his wife Elizabeth, Debra Fisher and her husband Jeff and Mindy Eibelheuser and her husband John. Many loved nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her mother-in-law; Patricia Friedman of FL.
All services will be private.
Arrangements are under the direction of Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home in Lebanon, NJ.
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