Friedman, Sylvia (Etkind)
Age 84, and a lifelong resident of Elmira, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 25, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Herman; brothers, Hyman Etkind of Bridgeport, CT and Lawrence Etkind of Philadelphia, PA; brother-in-law, David Friedman of Farmington Hills, MI; son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Abbe Friedman of Bloomfield, CT; son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Susannah Friedman of Wallingford, PA; grandchildren, Scott Friedman, Michael Friedman, Zoe Friedman and Rebecca Friedman; also cousins, nieces, nephews, and devoted friends. Sylvia was the daughter of Israel and Shirley Etkind. Sylvia was a member of Congregation Kol Ami and of Hadassah. She was a dedicated teacher in the Elmira City School District where she taught elementary school for over 30 years. Sylvia was a graduate of Elmira College where she received her Bachelor's degree. Sylvia also did graduate coursework at Cornell University. Funeral services were held graveside in Franklin Street Cemetery, Elmira, Wednesday, May 28, at 11:00 a.m. Abraham Golos officiated. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorials to Congregation Kol Ami, 1008 W. Water St., Elmira, NY 14905. ARRANGEMENTS BY BAKER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME.
Baker Family Funeral Home
640 W. Gray St. Elmira, NY 14905
Published in Star-Gazette from May 27 to May 30, 2014