Irma Kelson passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on Thursday April 10, 2014 at the age of 83. Born in New York City in 1930, she was a Long Branch resident since 1998 and previously lived in Monmouth Beach, NJ, and Deal Park, NJ. She was the youngest of two siblings, and was married for 57 years to Max Kelson, who predeceased her in 2009. A beautiful woman with a love for life, Irma Kelson had numerous interests including her active contributions to the community. She previously served on Boards of organization including the
of Monmouth County, Temple Beth El Sisterhood, Deal Hadassah, and Deborah Hospital - Deal/Long Branch Chapter. She was a licensed real estate agent for more than 30 years and was affiliated with G&G Realtors, Deal, NJ. Her avid hobbies included real estate and playing bridge, as well as enjoying the many restaurants in the area for a meal with friends and family. She is survived by two daughters, Laura Kelson of Monmouth Beach, NJ, and Diane Rosen (Lou) of Chevy Chase, Maryland, and her three grandchildren, Adam, Justin, and Nina. She will be missed eternally by all who knew and loved her.