In Remembrance of Doris "Betty" Gelfand
Doris "Betty" GelfandScranton, PA April 26, 1916 ~ May 4, 2014 Date of Service: May 6, 2014
Doris “Betty” Gelfand, 98, Scranton, died Sunday in the Jewish Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, George E. Gelfand, in 1975.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, daughter of the late Benjamin and Fannie Cohen, she was a former member of Temple Israel.
Surviving are daughters Susie Gelfand, Scranton, and Karen Krawitz, Woodburg, NJ; sister Sara Lee Colson, Trucksville; 3 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were sisters Myriel Seidel and Ruth Hope Cohen.
The family wishes to thank the staff of the Jewish Home and Compassionate Care Hospice for their dedicated care to Betty.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Temple Israel Cemetery, Dunmore, by Rabbi Moshe Saks.
Friends will be received during shiva at the former family home and currently the Rossetti residence at 1005 Vine St., Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Israel, 918 E. Gibson St., 18510.