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Edith Karlin

1935-2013 Mrs. Edith Karlin died suddenly on December 5, 2013. She was born on April 1, 1935, the daughter of Pauline and Joseph Siegel. She graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1952. She received a bachelor's degree in education from Ohio State University in 1956 and a master's degree in education from the former North Adams State College. She loved teaching which brought her great joy. She also enjoyed traveling, getting together with her friends, reading, taking care of her plants, and listening to Klezmer music. Her family was very important to her. She is survived by her husband, Samuel, to whom she had been married for 54 years; three children, Sharon and Eric of Pittsfield and Joel of New York; a sister, Sylvia Stein of Pittsfield; and two brothers, Leon and Robert Siegel of Boynton Beach, Florida; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Shirley Starr and a brother, Irving Siegel. FUNERAL NOTICE: SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT CONGREGATION KNESSET ISRAEL AT 10 a.m. ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2013 WITH RABBI DAVID WEINER, SPIRITUAL LEADER, OFFICIATING., FOLLOWED BY BURIAL AT KNESSET ISRAEL CEMETERY. A MEAL OF CONSOLATION WILL FOLLOW AT KNESSET ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE. AFTER THE BURIAL SHIVA WILL BE OBSERVED AT THE KARLIN FAMILY HOME AT 11 MEADOW RIDGE DRIVE IN PITTSFIELD FROM MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY, DEC. 9-12, FROM 2 TO 4 p.m. FLYNN DAGNOLI-BENCIVENGA FUNERAL HOME, 5 ELM STREET, PITTSFIELD, MA 01201 IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS. please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Dec. 6, 2013
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