In Memory of




Obituary for Priscilla "Pris" Pollacek

Priscilla Pollacek died Monday, October 10, 2022 at Morristown Memorial Medical Center in Morristown, NJ. She was 82.
Pris was born on June 23, 1940, a daughter to the late Ida (Polson) and Edgar Pollacek, in Long Branch, NJ, living in Springfield, NJ before moving to Gillette in 1975.
She was a graduate of Jonathan Dayton Regional High School, and received her bachelors degree from Bucknell University. She worked as a music teacher for 48 years for the East Orange Board of Education before retiring. She was a member of the Somerset County Dog Club, the Watchung Power Squadron Boating Club, enjoyed ceramics and the arts, and loved to travel.
Pris is survived by her brother Edgar W. Pollacek and his wife Darlene, his nieces and nephews: Susan, Wesley, Mark and Megan, 10 great nieces and nephews, her soulmate Rocco, her caregiver Marianela Roman and her precious dog Panda and her cat Calie.
Memorial visitation will be Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 2-4 and 7-9 at the Valley Memorial Funeral Home 1012 Valley Rd., Gillette, NJ. Memorial contributions may be made to the Smile Train, St Jude or the ASPCA.
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