PRINCETON… Marina “Shayna” Menaker, 77, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017.
Born in Moscow, Russia, she was a resident of Princeton. She earned her Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in Russia, and immigrated to the US in 1975.
Shayna was actively engaged in numerous community activities, and especially enjoyed her membership at the New York Sports Club and her time playing Ping-Pong and in other programs at the Suzanne Patterson Senior Center in Princeton. She was a member of The Jewish Center of Princeton and a regular attendee at services, educational programs and social events.
Predeceased by her parents, Bitsalem and Hannah Menaker, she is survived by a brother, Zahar Menaker, and a niece, Anna Menaker.
Funeral services and burial were Thursday, October 26 at Washington Cemetery. There will be a memorial service to celebrate her life on Tuesday November 21 at 7:30 p.m. at The Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street in Princeton. Donations in memory of Shayna can be made to the Shabbat Luncheon Fund at The Jewish Center.