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Barbara (Newman) Margolis

October 14, 1935 ~ July 2, 2021 (age 85)

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     Barbara Margolis, 85, of Boynton Beach, Florida, formerly of Cleveland and Lorain, Ohio, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her daughters on July 2, 2021 following a brief illness.
     Mrs. Margolis, the daughter of the late Benjamin and Rose (nee Davis) Newman was born in Cleveland, Ohio on October 14, 1935.
     She was a life member of Agudath B’Nai Israel Synagogue and a member of Park Synagogue.  She was a life member of Hadassah and she was a past President of the Lorain Chapter of Hadassah and a Vice President of the Coral Lakes Chapter of Hadassah.  She attended The Ohio State University.  She married Nathan Margolis in December of 1956 and they were happily married for 63 years.  Mrs. Margolis helped run the family business, Reliable Furniture Company for many years.
     Mrs. Margolis is survived by her children Pamela Margolis of Bexley, Ohio, Jennifer (Lior) Rusinek of New York, New York, Rebecca (Mark) Weintraub of Shaker Heights, Ohio, grandchildren Tiferet (Brian) Mayer, Alexandra, Michelle, and Jacob Rusinek, Joshua, Matthew, and Samuel Weintraub and great grandchildren Mason and Nathan Mayer.
     In addition to her parents, and her husband Nathan she was preceded in death by her son Joel Margolis.
     Funeral Services will be held graveside Monday, July 5, 2021, at 11:00 AM at the Salem Cemetery, 1461 N. Ridge Rd.  Lorain, OH 44055.
     In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to:
The Barbara Margolis Memorial Fund, C/O The Cleveland Public Library Foundation, 325 Superior Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Shiva will be observed at the home of Rebecca and Mark Weintraub, 22300 Rye Road, Shaker Hts., Ohio 44122 on Monday 6:30 pm - 9 pm and on Tuesday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm.


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Graveside Service
July 5, 2021

11:00 AM
Salem Cemetery
1459 North Ridge Road
Lorain, OH 44055


Barbara Margolis Memorial Fund, c/o Cleveland Public Library
325 Superior Ave.,, Cleveland OH 44114

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