William Spielman

SPIELMAN-William. Beloved son of Rose, adored husband of BetteAnn, cherished father of Jayne and Stephen Baumgarten, Rachel and Eric Ceder, Dodi & Jonathan Spielman, grandfather of Hannah, Sarah, Sam, Talia, Ethan, Micah, Jonah, and Ava, loving brother of Stanley. Vice President of Independent Chemical Corp, Bill's creative energy and passion for community, characterized his ardent involvement in many organizations. Bill served as Past President of The Solomon Schechter Day School of Nassau County where he dedicated himself to the growth and enhancement of The School, including the founding of Solomon Schechter High School of Long Island. Bill was an Associate Trustee of North Shore Hospital, Manhasset, NY, Fellow For Life of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY, member of The Commission of The Holocaust Memorial and Educational Center of Nassau County, member of The Chancellor's Council of The Jewish Theological Seminary, NYC, Past President of Temple Beth Sholom, Roslyn, NY, Chair of The Chemical Division of UJA-Federation, Member of The Board and Trustee of The Davidson School of Education and member of The Board of The Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center in East Hills, NY (where he was an avid swimmer). For his dedicated and active involvment over the years, Bill was honored by many organizations including Israel Bonds, The Jewish Theological Seminary, Temple Beth Sholom, and The Solomon Schechter High School of Long Island. He is remembered by his family and many friends for his passion, charismatic warmth, love of children, sense of humor, leadership, enthusiasm and integrity. Always in motion, alway creating, Bill was an inspiration and a source of strength for all who knew him. Contributions in his memory may be made to The Solomon Schechter Day School of Nassau County, Barbara Lane, Jericho, NY 11753; 516-935-1441. Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Wednesday, January 30, 2002 at Temple Beth Sholom, 401 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights, New York 11577; 516-621-2288.

Published in The New York Times on Jan. 30, 2002