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Ethel Gorenstein (nee Gershman)

Wilmington - Age 95, formerly of Philadelphia, PA passed away peacefully on July 10, 2018.

Ethel was born in Philadelphia to the late Emanuel and Frances Gershman (nee Rosner). She married Samuel Gorenstein in 1946, together they worked in their grocery store in Strawberry Mansion and later she was the bookkeeper for their vending business after moving to Bell's Corner. Ethel and Sam were among the founders of Temple Beth Ami in Northeast Philadelphia. She was very active in synagogue life and sisterhood for many years. She was Aunt Ethel to many generations of pre-schoolers, making sure they arrived safely at school every day.

Ethel is lovingly remembered by her daughters, Anita (Edward) Sobel and Frances (Alan) Gold; her grandson, Mathew Gold; her granddaughters, Dara (Daniel) Barber and Jaimie (Chris) Russell; and her great-grandchildren, Jackson, Aja, Alec, and Edan.

She is also survived by her son, Charles (Gail); her grandson, Jeremy; her granddaughter, Heather (Chris) Dutra; and great-grandchildren, Hayden and Evan.

Funeral services will be 10:00 am, Friday, July 13, 2018 at Congregation Beth Shalom, 1801 Baynard Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19802. Shiva will be observed 9:00 pm, Saturday, July 14, 7:30 pm, Sunday, July 15 and Monday, July 16 at the home of Edward and Anita Sobel. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Congregation Beth Shalom or a .

Published in The News Journal from July 11 to July 12, 2018
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