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Clara Volk 11/18/1909 - 4/3/14
Clara Volk Weinblatt, 104, passed away at The Kingston Care Center of Sylvania on April 3, 2014, where she had been a resident for more than six years. She was the widow of Dr. Morris Weinblatt, a longtime Toledo psychiatrist.
Born on November 18, 1909, in Kovel, Russia to Abraham and Esther Volk, Clara immigrated to The United States in 1917. She lived in Columbus, Ohio for many years, graduating from Columbus South High School. She also attended The Ohio State University. Clara was active in the Youth Zionist movement, serving as secretary for the Columbus chapter. She worked for the Columbus Dispatch newspaper and she was a dress buyer in Chicago.
Clara was a volunteer for several Toledo area organizations, including Meals on Wheels, Hadassah and The Etz Chayim Sisterhood, where she was a long-time member.
In addition to her parents and husband, Clara was predeceased by sisters, Ruth Mellman, Jeanette Koltun and Min Schwartz. She is survived by her son, Charles (Fran) Weinblatt and grandchildren, Brian Weinblatt and Lauren (Joel) Gryniewski.
Services will be at the Wick-Wisniewski Funeral Home on Sunday, April 6, at 1 p.m. Burial to follow at Beth Shalom Cemetery. The family will receive guests Sunday through Tuesday at the Weinblatt residence, 5118 Brenden Way, Sylvania, OH 43560. In lieu of flowers, donations should go to Congregation Etz Chayim, to its Weinblatt Library or to a
Wisniewski Funeral Home
2426 N Reynolds Rd
Toledo, OH 43615
Published in Toledo Blade on Apr. 6, 2014