Full Name: Fern Ann Kamine
Date of Death: Thursday, October 14, 2021
Fern (nee Rosenblum) Kamine 92, formerly of Paterson, NJ, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, died Thursday, October 14, 2021, following a brief illness. She was born and resided in Paterson, NJ until her marriage to Albert Kamine on September 12, 1954, at Camp Veritans in Haledon, NJ. She and her husband resided in Clifton for 35 years until moving to Florham Park, NJ. In 2011, Mrs. Kamine moved to Harbour’s Edge in Delray Beach, FL. following the death of her husband, Albert, after 56 years of marriage.
After graduating in 1946 from Eastside High School, Mrs. Kamine went to Douglass College (Rutgers University) where she earned a degree in mathematics. Mrs. Kamine was a research statistician with National League of Nursing in NYC for 20 years and a private consultant with Visiting Homemaker Services of NJ before leaving both positions to work with her husband in a family business. A member of Temple Beth-El in Hillsborough, NJ, Mrs. Kamine was also a life-time member of the Garden State Yacht Club. She was a passionate photographer of family and friends as well as an avid canasta and bridge player. She volunteered as committee chair for senior activities and advocated for the expansion of health and wellness education at Harbour’s Edge.
Mrs. Kamine is lovingly survived by her three children and their spouses, Harold and Kathy Kamine of Tewksbury, NJ, Jodie and Steven Getter of Coral Springs, FL and Ilene and Kevin McMullen of Chagrin Falls, OH. She is also survived by her nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, Michelle, Matthew (Jade), Justin Kamine, Jennifer (January), Melissa, Michael Getter, Rachel, Ryan, and Jack McMullen and great-granddaughters, Anayah and Waverly. She is survived by her sister-in-law Judith Kamine Beyer of Chandler, AZ.
The family has decided, for various reasons, that Mrs. Kamine’s funeral service will be completely live streamed with only immediate family in attendance. Log in will begin at 9:40 am on Sunday October 24th with services starting promptly at 10 am. The link is https://www.hdezwebcast.com/show/fern-kamine?pass=32482366c8af18e08864f31ffbc1b101.
Donations can be made to The Veritans Club, 225 Pompton Road, Haledon, NJ 07508. Please note on donation to be used for the “Fern Rosenblum Kamine Photography Club”.
Sunday, October 24, 2021 10:00 AM
Louis Suburban Chapel
13-01 Broadway, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
614 Passaic Ave, Clifton, NJ 07012
Fern you were my friend and mentor who I will miss so much. Thank you for the wonderful memories over the past 53 years, it was an honor and joy knowing you.
My Mom felt the same about you. She loved you and respected you and always spoke about the bond that formed over the 53 years you two shared.