Robert E. Shure Funeral Home
543 George Street
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 562-8244
More Obituaries for THELMA PODHEISER
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?


Obituary Condolences

Podheiser, Thelma B. "Temmy" (Johnson). Beloved wife of the late Julius L. Podheiser, "Julie." Temmy died on August 1, 2017, age 92. She is survived by her sister Frances and Frances' husband, Gilbert Rimer; sisters-in-law Rita Johnson and Sylvia Johnson; her children Linda Podheiser and James Podheiser and his wife, Nancy Axelrod; grandchildren Lucy (Podheiser) Kratchman and her husband, Brian, Alexandra Shaw, Daniel Podheiser and his wife Ashley, and Amir Podheiser; great-grandchildren Hannah Kratchman and Duncan Podheiser, and many nieces and nephews. Temmy was the fourth child in a family of seven siblings who remained close and loving all their lives. She was the daughter of the late Alex and Catherine Goldstone Johnson and sister of the late Anita Cooper, Jerome Johnson, Eleanor Lowell, Myron Johnson and Harold Johnson. Temmy grew up in Hamden and New Haven, and after attending secretarial college met and married Julie, a marriage that lasted 65 years until Julie's death in 2012. She was a wonderful cook, good at games and cards, and had taste and beauty without pretension. Most of all, she was open-hearted and loved people, treasuring family and the many friends with whom she shared her life, and who treasured her in return. Funeral Services will be held at B'nai Jacob Memorial Park, 200 Wintergreen Ave, New Haven on Friday morning August 4,2017 at 11:00 o'clock. Memorial Contributions may be sent to A . Arrangements are in care of Robert E. Shure Funeral Home, New Haven. To sign an on-line registry book or to leave a message of condolence, please visit;www.shurefuneralhome.com.
Published in The New Haven Register on Aug. 3, 2017
Read More
Planning Guide
Free funeral planning guide compliments of Robert E. Shure Funeral Home