Shirley Feibus Alperin, 83, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in the Long Term Memory Support Unit of Newbridge on the Charles, Dedham, Mass.
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She was born in Scranton, Pa., to the late Morris and Freida Solomon, and remained in Scranton until she moved to nearby Waverly, Pa., and Palm Beach, Fla.
Shirley was a lifelong member of Temple Israel of Scranton, and was actively involved in both the Temple and its Sisterhood. She also served on and at various times headed the boards of the United Jewish Campaign Women's Division, Hadassah and Brandeis Women. She was an avid golfer and long-standing member of the Glen Oak Country Club Women's Golf League.
She enjoyed travel and the arts, and was a philanthropist throughout her life. She will be remembered for her impeccable sense of style and her flair for entertaining. Shirley was loved by her many friends and family.
Shirley was also preceded in death by her first husband, Samuel Feibus; and her sisters, Sylvia Gerlich, Queens, N.Y.; and Belle Estroff, New York City.
She is survived by her husband, Myer Alperin, Dedham, Mass., and Scranton, Pa.; a son, Steven Feibus, Lighthouse Point, Fla.; a daughter, Susan Feibus, Chicago, Ill.; her granddaughters, Allison Feibus and Jackie Feibus; as well as her sister, Doris Arkin, Dedham, Mass.
Family and friends are invited to a graveside service Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at 11 a.m. in Temple Israel Cemetery, Dunmore, Pa., by Rabbi Moshe Saks. The family will not be observing shiva.
Memorial contributions may be made to a
Arrangements are by the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., Dunmore, Pa.
To offer the family a condolence, please visit www.dunmorefuneralhome.com.
Carlucci Golden DeSantis Funeral Home
318 East Drinker Street
Dunmore, PA 18512
Published in Scranton Times on Aug. 13, 2014