Isabelle Ann Krey, 94, of Short Hills, New Jersey and formerly of Brooklyn, New York passed away on Monday, August 31, 2015 at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ.
Isabelle was born on March 27, 1921 in Brooklyn, New York. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert D. and Johanna E. (nee Fisher) Krey.
Isabelle received her Bachelor degree in Business Education from Hunter College and continued her education with receiving a Master’s from New York University.
Isabelle taught for over 45 years. She was a professor at Kingsboro Community College where she taught various classes in business education, and later served as Dean of the Women’s Studies Program. Isabelle was a long time member and organizer of Soroptimist International, an organization of professional women dedicated to improving the lives of young women in communities throughout the world. Isabelle was a long-time parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Short Hills, NJ, where she was a member of Life-Lighters. In her leisure, she was a member of the Cedar Grove Beach Club, Staten Island. Isabelle loved animals, especially cats, of which she rescued several over the years.
She is survived by her brother, Philip William Krey; nieces; Mary Jo Krey and Kathleen Sova; nephews Philip Thomas Krey and wife Lisa, Michael Krey and wife Christine, and Patrick Krey. She was the grand-aunt of Alicia Bates and her husband, Joshua, Devon Krey, Stacey Sova, Jonathan Sova, Kayli Sova and Liam Krey.
A visitation will be held on Friday, September 4, 2015 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Bradley, Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Avenue, Springfield, NJ 07081. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at St. Rose of Lima Church, 50 Short Hills Ave., Short Hills, NJ 07078. An interment will follow at Fair Mount Cemetery, Chatham, NJ.