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Edith “Evie” Yaravitz, age 89, of Williamsburg, Orlando, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at Cornerstone Hospice at ORMC. Evie was born on Sept. 10, 1926, in Rochester, N.Y., to the late Benjamin and Minnie Rosen. She was a homemaker and the widow of the late Benjamin “Benny” Yaravitz, who passed away in December 1996.

After living in Rochester for most of their lives, they relocated to the Orlando area in 1994. Mrs. Yaravitz was a woman of many talents who made friends whenever and wherever she met them. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She is survived by her son, Mark (Debbie) Yaravitz of Taos, New Mexico; daughter, Adele (Jake) Essig of Wendell, N.C.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Yaravitz was predeceased by her brother, Hyman, and sister, Betty.

A graveside service was held at Ohev Shalom Cemetery, Orlando, with Rabbi Arnold Siegel officiating. Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810.


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