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Sylvia SCHWARTZ


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Sylvia SCHWARTZ Obituary
SCHWARTZ, Sylvia G. Sylvia Schwartz, 93, native of Atlanta, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 4, 2017. She was born October 12, 1923 to Pearl and Isadore Glustrom, both of blessed memory. Sylvia graduated from Peabody College (now part of Vanderbilt) and went to work for the Atlanta JCC in 1954, retiring as the Director of Early Childhood Services at the MJCCA in 1990. A member of Na'amat and Brandeis, where she worked at the Book Sale for many years, she was a past VP of Congregation Shearith Israel and a consultant to Shearith Israel Religious School. Sylvia was preceded in death by her loving husband of 68 years, Fred Schwartz; and siblings, Jonny Glustrom and Ida Macher. She is survived by her daughter, Denise Schwartz; sons, Jim (Wanda), and Bill (Terry); grandchildren: Justin Schwartz, Jessica Franks, Whitney Schwartz-DuBose, and Charles Cortell; great-grandchildren: William, Hannah, and Noah Franks, Kylie Ferris, and Kaden Schwartz; and niece, Bobbi Wilson. Sign online guestbook at www.edressler.com. Graveside services will be held 3:30 PM Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Crest Lawn Memorial Park, with Rabbi Ari Kaiman officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Congregation Shearith Israel, www.shearithisrael.com; or to Hospice Atlanta, www.vnhs.org. Arrangements by Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Oct. 7 to Oct. 8, 2017
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