SPECIAL TO THE NEW YORK TIMES
EAST ORANGE, N.J., Oct. 29---
Mrs. Elizabeth Barrett Rothschild, who in 1941 received the Papal Distinguished Merit Cross awarded by Pope Pius XII, died here yesterday in her home, 75 Prospect Street. She had long been active in philanthropic affairs of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark and of New York.
Mrs. Rothschild was the widow of Martin Rothschild, New York clothing manufacturer, who died in the Titanic disaster. Mrs. Rothschild was rescued.
Her closest survivors are three nephews, Charles S. Barrett, Jr., John J. Barret (sic), and Charles S. Barret 2d, and a niece, Mrs. Daniel A. Leary.
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