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Obituary - THELMA T. MARKS


Thelma “Teri” Marks of Fern Park, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at Florida Hospital—Altamonte. She was 91 years old. Mrs. Marks, a native of Brooklyn, New York, was born on Aug. 5, 1923, to the late Joseph and Fay Barban Mehlman. She worked as an administrator for Metropolitan Life Insurance for many years and was the widow of the late Frank Marks who passed away in 1993. Mrs. Marks, a former member of Congregation of Reform Judaism and a long-standing member of Hadassah, relocated to the Orlando area in 1997. For many years, Mrs. Marks worked part-time as a proofreader at The Heritage Florida Jewish News.

She is survived by her daughters, Diane Kingsley of Altamonte Springs and Susan Marks of Fern Park; her brother, Rabbi Bernard Mehlman of Massachusetts; sister Bobby Spiegel of New York; and two grandchildren.

In memory of Thelma “Teri” Marks, the family requests contributions to the American Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810.


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