Esther Braun Sparberg

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Graveside Service

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Cedar Park Cemetery
SPARBERG, Esther Braun, 92. Beloved mother of Alice (Nick) Alexiou and Andrew (Donna) Sparberg. Grandmother of Mark (Rebecca), Neil, Alex (Ayse) and Joseph. Great-grandmother of Jacob and Brooke. Wife of the late Lester Sparberg. She was the only female recipient of a B.S. in chemistry at the University of North Carolina in 1943. She taught chemistry at Hofstra University for 40 years. She travelled everywhere, read voraciously, and had many dear friends. She was a firm believer in hybrid vigor. We will miss her. Donations to: Center for Science in the Public Interest, or to Metropolitan Jewish Hospice.
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