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Naomi Mirsky


1928 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
icon November 11, 1928 - May 22, 2015 Naomi Mirsky passed away on May 22, 2015 due to complications associated with Alzheimer's Disease. She was born in Brooklyn, New York and received her BA in Art and her MA in Education from Brooklyn College. She married Jerome Mirsky in January 1950 and had two sons: Evan and David. They moved to Hewlett, New York in 1965 and shortly thereafter, Naomi began her teaching career at Hewlett Elementary school until her retirement in 1986. For 27 years, Naomi was an extraordinary elementary teacher: Teaching from the mentally challenged to the gifted and was a finalist for the New York State Teacher of the year in 1979.She moved from Hewlett, New York in 2010 to California upon learning of her diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease in order to be closer to her family. Naomi enjoyed sewing, writing and above all-ART! She was a loyal friend, a great mother and grandmother and a sweet and loving person to her family and friends. She is predeceased by her beloved husband Jerome and is survived by her older sister, Estelle Gilson. Her sons, Evan (Rosemary) and David (Cynthia). Her five grandchildren: Steven (Caitlin), Gregory, Sarah (Michael Hern), Joseph, and Nathan. She recently became a great-grandmother two months ago with the birth of Micah Mirsky. And Aunt to several nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from May 31 to June 2, 2015
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