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Ellen Perlman Simon


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Ellen Perlman Simon Obituary
Dr. Ellen Perlman Simon, 73, of New York, NY, died on January 15, 2018, at home surrounded by her family. Born April 15, 1944, in Pittsfield, MA, she is predeceased by her parents, Herman and Jeanne (Horelly) Perlman.

Dr. Simon was the former Executive Director of Union Settlement Association. Prior to Union, she was the Director of Patient and Family Services at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Campus. Dr. Simon holds degrees from Simmons College, The University of Chicago and Hunter College School of Social Work. She was a mentor to many, both formally and informally, throughout her career.

Survivors include Donald Simon, her husband of almost 48 years, daughters, Rebecca Simon of Portland, OR, and Hannah Simon (Daniel) Lauer of Columbus, OH, grandchildren, Nathan and Jeanne Lauer, her sister, Jane Perlman (Gerald Berthiaume), her niece Rachel (Todd) Brugman and nephew Josh Berthiaume.

Private services were held at Congregation Knesset Israel.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Jan. 18, 2018
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