Rhoda Arlene Meizell
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Age 76, passed away on June 2, 2014.
Rhoda was a graduate of the University of Delaware and taught for many years in the New Castle School District as well as at the Albert Einstein Academy. She was past president of the Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth Synagogue Sisterhood and the recipient of the synagogue's Woman of Valor award. Rhoda enjoyed spending time with her family, socializing with friends, and playing bridge. She was also an avid reader and a long-time regular at the Claymont library.
In addition to her many friends in Delaware, Florida and Ocean City, Maryland, Rhoda is survived by her husband, Alvin; son, Steven; daughter, Eleanor Hurwitz (Daniel); brother, Dr. Sheldon Weintraub (Dorette); grandchildren, Jacob and Emma Meizell and Caroline and Benjamin Hurwitz. Rhoda is also survived by her aunt, Mary Weinstein; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, including Mort and Elaine Goldberg; Cheryl Bell Anderson; Jeremy Weintraub and his daughter Aliza; Robin and Abe Rosner and their daughters Danni and April.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 am, Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth Synagogue, 4412 Washington Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19802. Due to the holiday of Shavuot, formal shiva will not be observed, however an afternoon service will be held approximately 1:00 pm, Tuesday, June 3, 2014 also at Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth Synagogue.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth Synagogue.
Rhoda lived to love and loved to live and in our hearts she will remain.
Schoenberg Memorial Chapel Inc
519 Philadelphia Pike Wilmington, DE 19809
Published in The News Journal on June 3, 2014