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GLADYS R. BARKAS

BARKAS--Gladys Rose, nee Hodes, 90, of Stamford, CT, formerly of Bayside, NY, January 8, 2013. Married for 54 years to the late Dr. William Barkas. Survived by her sister Peggy Silver, daughters Eileen (Richard Hoffman) and Jan (Fred Yager), and daughter-in-law Karen Lobovits (the late Seth Alan Barkas); grandchildren Vanessa, Scott, Jeffrey, Ariel, and Sky; and great-grandchildren Bradley, Seth, Lily, and Coral Mist. Predeceased by her brother, Dr. Selig Hodes. Glady was a dedicated kindergarten teacher, composing songs and creating programs at P.S. 146 in Howard Beach. She enjoyed tennis, her many friends, and her family. Services at 11AM Sunday, January 13, at Gallagher Funeral Home, 2900 Summer Street, Stamford. Interment at 1PM., New Montefiore Cemetery. Friends may contribute in her memory to the Seth Alan Barkas Fund at New York University, PO Box 29303, New York, NY 10117.


Published in The New York Times on Jan. 11, 2013
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