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December 8, 2017

Susan Cecelia Murfin Greene, age 91, of Orlando, passed away at Sutton Homes in Altamonte Springs on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. Born in Detroit, Michigan, on July 27, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Kalman and Jenny Sugelsky Gross.

Susan relocated to the Orlando area in 1956 from Michigan and has been happily married to her husband, Sheldon, for the last 22 years. She worked as a dental assistant for many years and enjoyed bowling, walking, dancing and water skiing. A devoted volunteer, Susan spent many hours as a Grey Lady at Sunniland, the Orlando Science Center and “Give Kids the World.” A long-time member of Temple Israel, Susan served as secretary of the Temple Israel Cemetery Committee. She was also a life member of Hadassah. In her spare time, Susan was an avid reader and excellent seamstress.

In addition to her husband, Susan is survived by her children, Carole Kraw of Orlando, Robyn (Dave) Roberts of Fern Park and James (Deborah) Murfin of Merritt Island. She is also survived by 29 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Additionally, Susan is survived by her sister, Barbara Hoff of Chicago and Sheldon’s children, Fran (Donald) Reisfeld of Edison, N.J., and Marcy Greene of Aurora, Col. She was predeceased by her sister, Jean.

A funeral service was held at the Jacob “Yank” Frank Pavilion at Temple Israel Cemetery with Rabbi Joshua Neely officiating. Burial followed in the Temple Israel cemetery. In memory of Susan M. Greene, the family requests contributions to the Temple Israel Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 941867, Maitland 32794.

Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando, 32810. 407-599-1180.


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