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Mildred HYMAN Obituary
HYMAN, Mildred Mildred Hyman (Gitter) Mildred Hyman (Gitter) died peacefully in Atlanta, GA on January 27,2014. She was born in New Orleans, LA on October 18,1938 to the late Frieda and Morris Hyman. Mildred's life was dedicated to her adored children and grandchildren with a large heart of love. She was a life member of Hadassah and Brandeis Women and took many trips to Israel. In New Orleans she was a member of Shir Chadash, chaired the Jewish Welfare Fund Campaign in 1978, was president of the Women of Federation in 1981, and was commended by the General Assembly (Jewish Federation). She moved to Atlanta in 1995 where she was honored with the Newcomers Award, and the Gerald H. Cohen Community Development Award in June 1988, and was a member of The Temple. She is survived by her four children, Linda Gitter Gerstley (Jim), Gregory Gitter (Laura), Dr Richard Gitter, and Douglas Gitter (Cathy); eleven precious grandchildren, Justin, Jillian, Kaley, and Leah Gerstley, Joel, Josh Gitter, Benjamin, Jake, Allie Gitter (and their mother Carrie) and Chase and Annie Gitter. She is also survived by her four sisters, Ethel Schnitt, Marian Jacobson, Dorothy Lobel (Bernard), and Sylvia Senter. She was preceded in death by her brother, Alfred Hyman. An online guestbook is available at www.edressler.com. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 31, 2014 at 1:30pm at Tharp - Sontheimer on 1600 N. Causeway Blvd. with Rabbi Robert Loewy officiating. Visitation will begin at 12:30. In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Jewish Federation. Arrangements by Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta (770) 451-4999
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Jan. 29, 2014
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