LAWRENCEVILLE… Bella Applebaum, 101, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017.

Born in Harbin, China she was a former resident of Trenton.

Mrs. Applebaum was employed by the NJ Division of Motor Vehicle before retiring.

Mother in law of the late Anthony Merlino, mother of the late Arnold Applebaum and wife of the late Morris Applebaum, she is survived by a daughter Anna Merlino and a granddaughter Karen (Melissa) Applebaum.

Funeral services are 1PM Sunday (August 13) at Har Sinai Temple, 2411 Pennington Road, Pennington. Burial will follow at Ahavath Israel Cemetery, Pitman Avenue, Hamilton Township.