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Edith S. Fine

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NEWPORT NEWS - Edith S. Fine, widow of Herbert Fine, died July 11 in Memphis TN at the age of 93. Born in the Bronx , NY she was raised with her 2 brothers by her parents Max and Gussie Gutterman Schreiber but moved to Newport News in 1955 with her husband and 2 daughters where she was a member of Adath Jeshuran Synagogue. She helped her husband with his businesses Lackey and Yorktown Department stores and cherished the memories of their working years in both of those towns. She was also devoted to helping Yorktown receive the degree of recognition it deserved as the site of the close of the Revolutionary War. Most of her father's family died in the holocaust, but in addition to her brothers and sisters in law, she was surrounded in her early life by the love of her mother's 5 sisters, her grandparents and many cousins. She is survived by her daughters Carla F. Cripps (Ray) of Adelaide, Australia and Elissa Fine Glatstein (Howard) of Memphis, TN, granddaughter Maren Magid (David) of West Orange, NJ, great granddaughters Arielle and Clara, brother Herbert Schreiber (Frances) of Queens, NY and Florida and her son in law Richard Harrison of Raleigh, NC. There will be a graveside service on July 15 at 10:30 am at the Hebrew Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Margolin Hebrew Academy, White Station Road in Memphis, TN or to the . Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Daily Press on July 15, 2014
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