April 1, 1932 ~ January 28, 2017
Phyllis Ginsberg, of Beacon, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, January 28, 2017 after a long illness. She was 84.
Born April 1, 1932 in Brooklyn, she was the daughter of the late Hyman and Estelle Goldberg.
Phyllis was a graduate of Queens College. She taught second grade at the South Avenue School in Beacon for twenty-one years until her retirement in 1987. She began her teaching career as an elementary school teacher in Philadelphia, PA.
She was a member of Beacon Hebrew Alliance, a life member of Hadassah, a member of the Southern Dutchess Country Club, and a member of the NYS Retired Teachers Association. Later in life she enjoyed water color painting and attended art class taught by Patricia Braun in Fishkill.
Survivors include her devoted husband of 64 years, Dr. Harold B. Ginsberg of Beacon, her three loving children, Dr. Stuart Ginsberg and his wife Mimi of Arlington, VA, Ellen Ginsberg and her husband George Schutzer of McLean, VA, and Shelley Leibowitz of Stamford, CT. She also is survived by her beloved grandchildren, Allison Ginsberg and her husband Kevin Walter, Sarah Ginsberg, Adam Ginsberg, Harrison Schutzer, Kendall Schutzer, Benjamin Leibowitz, and Abigail Leibowitz.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Beacon Hebrew Alliance, 331 Verplanck Ave., Beacon.
Interment will follow in Mt. Judah Cemetery, 8114 Cypress Ave., Ridgewood, NY 11385.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital, 1275 York Ave., NY, NY 10065, or the Hospice of Dutchess County, 374 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.
Arrangements are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick at Libby Funeral Home, Inc., 55 Teller Ave., Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179.
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Date Of Service
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Location Of Service
Beacon Hebrew Alliance 331 Verplanck Ave. Beacon, NY 12508