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Schlesinger, Barbara, 82, of Golden Beach, passed away January 18, 2015 surrounded by her family. Beloved wife and mother, Barbara, known to all as Bobbe, was originally from Chelsea, MA and was the daughter of Al and Tessie Butler. She came to South Florida to attend the University of Miami where she graduated in 1954. Throughout her life, she was active in charitable work, notably hosting the Race for Life charity events for many years. She wrote a social column in local newspapers. She entertained family and legions of friends and colleagues who admired and adored her. Her charm, wit, poise and warmth illuminated every room she entered and gathering she attended. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Sheldon; her sons: Scott and Gregg; her six grandchildren: Charlotte, Alexander, Molly, Theodora, Samuel, and Theodore; and her brother Larry Butler. The funeral will be held Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Temple Beth El, 1351 South 14th Avenue, Hollywood, FL 33020, internment to follow at Temple Beth El Memorial Gardens, 4900 Old Griffin Road, Davie, FL 33314.

Published in Sun-Sentinel on Jan. 20, 2015
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