Maris P. Steinberg

  • "Thinking of you Howard and your family."
    - Gene Clark
  • "Neil, you and your family are in our hearts and prayers...."
    - Julia and Dick Webb
  • "Howard you and your family are in my prayers. As always,..."
  • "Joyce and I are so very sorry to hear of Maris' passing...."
  • "Howard, Sorry for your loss."
    - Jeff Fisher

Maris Polash Steinberg died Friday, January 03, 2014. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was a daughter of the late Hyman and Sylvia Palin Polash. She retired as a school psychologist from Spartanburg School District 5. Along with her husband, Neil, she was extraordinarily active as a volunteer at the Temple of Israel. As a result, they became the namesake and initial recipients of the award for "Exceptional Volunteer Work."

Surviving are her husband, Neil I. Steinberg; her son, Howard Steinberg and son, David and his wife Lauren and two children, Sydney and Macy Steinberg; and a brother, Peter Polash.

Memorials may be made to the Temple of Israel, 400 Spring Forest Road, Greenville, SC 29615.

A memorial service will be held 3 pm Tuesday, January 7, at the Temple.

The Mackey Mortuary. Condolences are online at

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Published in The Greenville News from Jan. 5 to Jan. 7, 2014