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Muriel G. Klatzkin

AGE: 89 • Newark

Muriel Gershon Klatzkin, age 89, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2014 in Newark, DE. She was born to the late Joseph and Sarah Gershon on January 17, 1925 in East Orange, NJ.

Muriel received a BA in Elementary Education and began her long and dedicated teaching career in New Jersey. She married the late Nathan Klatzkin on June 28, 1947, and moved to North White Plains, NY. She continued to teach in the White Plains School District, at Battle Hill Elementary School, and George Washington Elementary School until she retired after more than 35 years as a highly respected and admired educator. Muriel enjoyed traveling, reading, and spending time with her family and close friends. She and Nathan enjoyed their many trips throughout Europe, including Spain, France, England, The Netherlands, and Israel. Muriel was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and a caring aunt and friend.

Muriel is survived by her sons, Robert and his wife Julie of Newark, DE and David and his wife Varsi of Keller, TX; grandchildren: Rebecca Klatzkin Pollard and her husband Landon, Scott Klatzkin and his fiancée Laura, Kyle Klatzkin and his wife Lindsay, Tyler Klatzkin; great grandson, Samuel; niece, Rochelle and her children, Shannon and Brittany.

A private remembrance will be held. Special thanks go to the staff at Somerford House who loved and cared for Muriel for the last 7 years.

The family requests that any expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Somerford House, 501 South Harmony Road, Newark, DE 19713. To express an online condolence, please visit

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Published in The News Journal on May 28, 2014
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