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Sincere condolences to Joel Marcus

Published on Aug 21, 2020

We regret to inform you of the passing of 
 
ESTHER MARCUS 
 

Mother of our member Joel Marcus (New York and Westchester), 
and of Michele Marcus Sayer (Atlanta) and
Lori Beth Epstein (Hartsdale NY).
 

The funeral will be in Florida on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 4:00 PM 
Menorah Gardens Cemetery
21100 Griffin Road
Southwest Ranches, Florida 33332
 
Rabbi Nissim Elnecave, of the Sephardic Jewish Brotherhood, will officiate.
 
Shibah will be limited to a family members and close friends due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
 
Joel Marcus has temporarily  relocated to Westchester.
 

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If you would like to honor the memory of Esther Marcus with a donation to Shearith Israel, please click here.  To support families during shibah, please consider a donation to the Hebra Hased Va'Amet. The family will be notified of your donation.

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