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1917 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
NAIBURG, Bobette M. Beloved by family and friends, died peacefully in her sleep on Friday, April 22, 2016, in her home at Lasell Village (Auburndale, MA). She lived life fully and with gratitude into her 98th year. Bobbe graduated Phi Betta Kappa from Northwestern University. She was a popular English teacher at New Trier High School, Winnetka, IL, an avid bridge player, and arts enthusiast. Happily married to the late Irving B. Naiburg (d. 1987), she is survived by her children, Irving Naiburg (NYC) and Suzi Naiburg (Belmont, MA); by her granddaughter, Jamie Berg and her husband, Ethan Berg (Lenox, MA), and their children, Joshua and Arden; by her grandson, Whitney Asher and his partner, Laura Wentzel (Lenox); by her sister-in-law, Sylvia Wolfson, and her children, Jan Walker, Diane Istvan, and Gary Mayer; and by her nephew, Skip Bromberg, son of her sister and brother-in-law, the late Jan and Henri Bromberg. A memorial celebration will be held at Lasell Village on May 15, 3-5pm. Contributions in her memory may be made to Congregation Eitz Chayim, 136 Magazine St., Cambridge, MA 02139.
Published in The Boston Globe on Apr. 30, 2016
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