1932-2016 Dolores Wyde passed away on August 15, 2016, in Houston, Texas surrounded by her family. Dolores was born on July 19, 1932 in Beaumont, Texas, to Fannie Feinberg Goldstein and Mose David Goldstein, both of whom predeceased her. She was married to Robert Wyde, of Port Arthur, Texas until his death on September 14, 1975. She attended Lamar University and the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to her marriage to Robert Wyde of Port Arthur, Texas, she was a dietitian at Beaumont Baptist Hospital. Robert and Dolores had two sons, M.D. Wyde and the Honorable Daniel Laurence Wyde and two grandsons, Robert Scott Wyde and Reid Alexander Filip Wyde, all of whom survive her. She also is survived by her brother, Leonard A. Goldstein and sister-in-law, Helen Wils, along with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Her brother Stanley Goldstein, predeceased her. After Robert's death in 1975, Dolores became mother to Robert's two nieces, Regina Hall and Rebecca Wood whom she raised as her own. While raising four children, she owned and managed J&M Shoppe, a children's clothing store in Port Arthur. Dolores lived in Port Arthur, Texas until June, 2007, when she decided to move to Houston. She was active in Temple Rodef Shalom in Port Arthur until it merged with Temple Emanuel in Beaumont, where she continued to be active in the Temple Sisterhood. Dolores along with Robert was active in the North Port Arthur Rotary Club which bestowed upon her the Paul Brown Award, the
, and various other civic organizations both in Port Arthur and Beaumont. The family wishes to thank her wonderful caregivers, Lou Stevenson, Dealia Porter, Joann Lalin, and Rosalie Jackson for the outstanding support and love they provided during her last years. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, August 18, 2016, at 11.30 a.m., Greenlawn Cemetery in Port Arthur. Remembrances may be made to Temple Emanuel, Beaumont Texas, Seven Acres Jewish Senior Care Center, Houston, Texas or
. Shiva at home of Leonard and Helen, 1111 Hermann Drive, at 6.30 p.m., Thursday, August 18.
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Greenlawn Memorial Park
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Aug. 17, 2016