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Judith Gershon SMITH


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Judith Gershon SMITH Obituary
SMITH, Judith Gershon Judith Gershon Smith of blessed memory, 92 years young, wife extraordinaire, inspirational mother, unconditionally loving grandmother, devoted friend, ribbon-winning Storyteller, one-of-a-kind coach, motivational speaker, fashionista and tchotchke connoisseur passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones Sunday Nov. 26, 2017 comfortably in her home and birthplace of Atlanta, Georgia. Born August 17, 1926, Judy was the daughter of Rebecca and Oscar Gershon. She was a USO volunteer during WWII, a Pentagon employee in Washington DC, and a traveler to exotic places in the Mediterranean, the Iberian Coast, Israel, Europe, the Caribbean, the Pacific Islands and the Canadian Rockies. Her husband, Jacob Smith was lucky enough to have been married to Judy for just shy of a half century, and he passed in 1995. Her son Bruce, known for his comic relief and original antics passed in 1975 and awaits his mom with Papa Jake. Judy is survived by her daughter, Karen Chernoff; and her son and "daughter" Michael and Vicki Smith; four grandchildren: Brian, Jeffrey, Alison, and Brad; five great-grandchildren; sister, Marion Radwin (Myron); and brother Burt Gershon. Sign online guestbook at www.edressler.com. Graveside services will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 at Greenwood Cemetery, with Rabbi Lawrence Rosenthal officiating. Following the funeral service, memorial and lively discussion and celebration of her life, memory and legacy will take place at the Jewish Tower. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to , www.lung.org. Arrangements by Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Nov. 28 to Nov. 29, 2017
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