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Elinor PUSIN


1926 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Elinor PUSIN Obituary
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PUSIN, Elinor

Elinor Pusin was born in Tokaj, Hungary on March 16th, 1926. Both her parents contracted tuberculosis and died before she was six. She was smuggled out of Europe onto a boat to America, where she was adopted by her aunt and uncle in Pennsylvania. Elinor had a thirst for learning. She acquired a bachelor's degree from New York University and a Masters in social work from Rutgers University. She worked as a social worker administrator in Greystone Park N.J. She met her first husband, George Golding at the YMHA in Washington D.C. They had 2 children, Linda and Steven. George Golding passed away in 1990 after over 50 years of marriage.



Elinor remarried Colonel Bernard Pusin with whom she was united until her passing on January 22nd, 2014. Elinor was a 'people person'. She never met a person she didn't like.



Elinor was warm and hospitable to everyone. She was a member of Beth Isreal and Beth El Congregation.



Funeral services will be held at half past twelve o'clock in the afternoon in the Colonial Chapel of Cook-Walden Funeral Home. Rabbi Eliezer Langer officiating, with interment to follow at Cook Walden Capital Parks Cemetery in Pflugerville, Texas.



A reception will be after the burial at 3PM at Congregation Beth El.



Shiva will be observed at the home of Linda and Lew Barnett.
Published in Austin American-Statesman from Jan. 24 to Jan. 27, 2014
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