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Hedi Thomas Goldfarb of Winter Park, Fla., died on Wednesday, Feb. 6. She was 96 years old.

Mrs. Goldfarb was born on Sept. 26, 1916, in Vienna, Austria, to the late Adolf and Bettina Reik Liebermann. Growing up between the two World Wars, she attended school and earned a college degree. She immigrated to England in 1938 and made her way to the United States in 1940. Mrs. Goldfarb was predeceased by her two husbands, Basil Thomas, who passed away in 1957, and Ruvin (Doc) Goldfarb, who passed away in 1987.

A long time resident of the Orlando area, she was an executive with the former Jordan Marsh Department Stores for many years and was a member of the Congregation of Reform Judaism.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan Bettina Davidson (Daniel Davidson) of Washington, D.C .; and her granddaughter, Jill Davidson. She is also survived by her stepson, Dr. Stanley (Maureen) Goldfarb of California. There was a Celebration of Life at The Mayflower on Feb. 11.

In memory of Hedi Thomas Goldfarb, the family requests donations be made to the Holocaust Memorial Research and Education Center, 851 N. Maitland Ave, Maitland, FL 32751, http://www.holocaustedu.org or the Mayflower Scholarship Fund, 1620 Mayflower Court, Winter Park FL 32792.

Services were entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando.


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