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Myrtle E. Kurland

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Myrtle E. Kurland

AGE: 102 • Wilmington

Myrtle E. Kurland, age 102, died on July 30, 2014. She was the wife of the late Abram Kurland MD, and the late Solomon Spielberg ESQ. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was raised in New Haven, CT. She was predeceased by her sister Rita Bosniak (Sidney) and is survived by her three daughters, Berna Even, Susy Guglielmi (Phil), Judy Spielberg, 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Also surviving are her three step-children, Sandy Cooper, Ralph Kurland (Debby) and Ted Kurland (Sue).

Myrtle was a voracious reader and an avid Bridge and Scrabble player. She worked for the AI duPont School District, was active in The League of Women Voters and volunteered as an archivist at the Jewish Historical Society in Wilmington. As she requested, her body has been donated to science.

A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 2pm at Forwood Manor, 1912 Marsh Road, Wilmington.



Published in The News Journal on Aug. 6, 2014
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