In Remembrance of Doris "Betty" Gelfand

Doris

Doris "Betty" Gelfand

Scranton, PA April 26, 1916 ~ May 4, 2014 Date of Service: May 6, 2014

Doris “Betty” Gelfand, 98, Scranton, died Sunday in the Jewish Home.  She was preceded in death by her husband, George E. Gelfand, in 1975.

 

Born in Wilkes-Barre, daughter of the late Benjamin and Fannie Cohen, she was a former member of Temple Israel. 

 

Surviving are daughters Susie Gelfand, Scranton, and Karen Krawitz, Woodburg, NJ; sister Sara Lee Colson, Trucksville; 3 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

 

Preceding her in death were sisters Myriel Seidel and Ruth Hope Cohen.

 

The family wishes to thank the staff of the Jewish Home and Compassionate Care Hospice for their dedicated care to Betty.

 

Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Temple Israel Cemetery, Dunmore, by Rabbi Moshe Saks.

 

Friends will be received during shiva at the former family home and currently the Rossetti residence at 1005 Vine St., Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Israel, 918 E. Gibson St., 18510.

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JOSEPH & ROSEMARY THIER (SON OF LEONARD)
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YOUR MOTHER
Reply #3 on : Mon May 12, 2014, 12:38:32
PLEASE ACCEPT OUR CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF YOUR MOM. I APPRECIATED YOUR WORDS SPOKEN AT MY FATHERS PASSING. EVENTHOUGH I DID NOT KNOW YOUR MOTHER, I WAS TOUCHED BY YOUR WORDS ABOUT MY FATHER AND THEREFORE MY FAMILY AND I WANT TO OPEN OUR HEART TOWARD YOU AND LET YOU KNOW THAT WE ARE WITH YOU IN YOUR TIME OF LOSS AND SEND OUR LOVE YOUR WAY. THANKS FOR YOUR KINDNESS AND I HOPE MORE KINDNESS FINDS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.
GOD SPEED IN YOUR HEALING.
JOSEPH AND ROSEMARY THIER
Yo & Roy Winnick
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Re: In Remembrance of Doris "Betty" Gelfand
Reply #2 on : Thu May 08, 2014, 09:59:05
Dear Susie,
Thinking of you at this time...so sorry for your loss.

Love,
Yo & Roy
Dolly Michalczyk
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So Very Sorry
Reply #1 on : Wed May 07, 2014, 16:54:51
Dear Susie,

I was so very sorry to learn about the death of your mother.

You are in our prayers.
Love,
DOLLY