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Obituary - SHELDON GREENE

 

September 21, 2018



Written by his family

Sheldon Greene of Orlando passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at the age of 92. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was preceded by his first wife Ruth, who passed away in November1987, and his second wife Susan Murfin last November 2017. Sheldon attended Temple University and following his service in the United States Air Force, Sheldon graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in accounting. In 1951 Sheldon married Ruth and in 1954 they moved to Orlando where he went into the building and construction industry.

Sheldon was a strong supporter of Temple Israel where he was treasurer and an active member of the Cemetery Committee.

His two daughters, Fran Reisfeld (Edison, New Jersey) and Marcy Greene (Aurora, Colorado), his son-in-law Donald, grandson Daryl and his wife Jennifer (Greenwich, Connecticut) and two great-grandchildren, Drew and Carly, survive Sheldon. His sister Marilyn Friedman (Jacksonville Beach, Florida) also survives him.

His family and friends and everyone in the community who knew him will miss Sheldon dearly.

A graveside funeral was held at Temple Israel Cemetery, Gotha. Rabbi Joshua Neely officiated. Contributions can be made to: Temple Israel Cemetery Fund or Give Kids the World Village http://www.gktw.org in loving memory of Sheldon Greene.

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

 

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