MARGOLIS--Phyllis (Teichberg), died peacefully at her home on February 24th after a courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease. She was 83 years old and is survived by her adoring husband, Sidney, to whom she was married for 63 years. She is also survived by three sons, Jonathan (Gail Barsky), Dean and Brian (Michelle Gavens), a brother, Arthur Teichberg, and five loving grandchildren, Sara, Stephanie, Jacob, Samuel and Deborah. She graduated from Brooklyn College and went on to obtain a Masters Degree in Social Work from New York University. She worked for the City of New York as a school social worker for many years. The funeral will be at Plaza Funeral Home, 630 Amsterdam Avenue at 90th Street, New York, New York, on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 9:30am. In lieu of flowers, donations in her honor may be made to Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018.

Published in The New York Times on Feb. 25, 2013