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Roslyn Ann DANSKY Obituary
DANSKY, Roslyn Ann

Roslyn Ann Dansky, 80, of Boynton Beach, Florida and Hallowell, Maine, passed away at home on September 25, 2013. Born Roslyn Ann Smilowitz in Brooklyn, New York, the oldest daughter of Mollie and Irving Smilowitz, she attended Lafayette High School, majored in English, graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Brooklyn College and received her Masters degree in Professional Studies and Community Development at the University of Maine in Orono. She was married for 48 years to the late Leonard M. Dansky. She is survived by her children, Drs. Jeryl and Robert Kershner of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Michael and Gerri Dansky of Portland, Maine, Peter and Isabel Dansky of Solana Beach, California, her grandchildren, Shaina and Alan Hershkowitz, Emily R. Kershner, Madeline and Max Dansky, Alexander and Elena Dansky and her sister, Barbara Perlman. Mrs. Dansky was a member of the Kennebec Land Trust, worked for Senator Olympia Snow of Maine, served on the Maine Daycare Directors Association, and was a champion for the safety of daycare centers in Maine. She was a member of the Augusta Country Club, Aberdeen Golf and Country Club, Hadassah and the Sisterhood of Temple Beth El in Augusta, Maine. She served as Chief Executive Officer of the Danman Corporation of Hallowell, Maine, and Vice President of L. M. Dansky, Inc., a global poultry feed consulting company. A memorial service will be held at Beth Israel Memorial Chapel, 11115 Jog Road in Boynton Beach, Florida on Sunday, September 29 at 3:30 PM. Graveside service will be held at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Civic Center Drive in Augusta, Maine, on Friday, October 4 at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made in her name to The Estee Lauder Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the .

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Published in The Palm Beach Post from Sept. 27 to Sept. 30, 2013
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