Almost every wall in her home is adorned with family photos, assembled and collaged by her father and, after he passed away, by her husband Jack, who died in 2009.
In November, a friend mentioned to her son Mitch that JDate was trying to find older women for a marketing campaign.
“When my picture is up in the subway, then I’ll really be a star,” she said.
Though she has never modeled professionally — and the last time she did any acting was in eighth grade — posing came easily.
Still, she attends the temple’s Renaissance Club, drives (though not at night) and keeps up an active social life.
And now she’s auditioning for other advertising campaigns.
She became a photographer herself when she grew up, at least until she turned her focus to raising her kids.
“I said, ‘You never know …’” — which happens to be her response to virtually every question.
It’s a principle she applies to herself as well as those around her.
There’s even one on the roof above Junior’s, the famous cheesecake place.
Along with three other women nearly as old as she, she has become the face of JDate, the Jewish matchmaking site. Rather, JDate is promoting their images to suggest that it is “yentas” like them who are working out the site’s algorithms to find that perfect match.