In Rememberance of Harriet Arnovitz
Harriet ArnovitzWest Palm Beach, FL August 22, 1938 ~ September 11, 2011 Date of Service: September 13,2011
Harriet Arnovitz, West Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Scranton, died Sunday in Good Samaritan Medical Center, West Palm Beach. She was the widow of Aaron Arnovitz, who died Feb. 22, 2007.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, daughter of the late David and Ceil Engelmyer Brand, she was a 1958 graduate of Penn State University, with a degree in education. She spent her life as a teacher in Kingston and Scranton, and served for many years as the director of child care at the Jewish Community Center in Scranton. Before retiring two years ago, she also taught preschool at the Jewish Community Center of West Palm Beach.
"Teachers are a gift; they touch our hearts forever."
Surviving are a son, Steven Arnovitz, Wilkes-Barre; two daughters, Carolyn Arnovitz, Brooklyn, N.Y.; and Jodi Lovenwirth and husband, Samuel, Allentown; three grandchildren, Benjamin, Hannah and Adam Lovenwirth; a sister, Sandra Aerenson and husband, Ernie, North Carolina; nieces and nephews.
A graveside funeral service will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Dalton Jewish Cemetery by Rabbi Dovid Saks.
Shiva will be observed Tuesday at the residence of Karen and Lew Marcus, 611 Monroe Ave., Scranton, from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.