Miriam Alberts-Gerber

Time of Service:

9:30am: Friday

Place of Service:

Riverside Memorial Chapel, 180 West 76th Street, New York, NY

Burial Location:

Sharon Gardens Cemetery, 273 Lakeview Avenue, Valhalla, NY
February 9, 1918 - December 9, 2015. Born to Yorkville tailors who said, "Mindel, in your lifetime, the Second Avenue Subway will never be finished." High school graduate who painted clocks with radium, striver who lied about being Jewish to a zipper factory, bookkeeper who added sums in her head. Championed education, medicine, candor; loved card games, soup dumplings, Broadway, mysteries. Mother to David, Rosanne and Ellen, stepmother to Toni, grandmother to 10, great-grandmother to five. To your strength, to blazing a trail for us. Officiating: Rabbi Scott Bolton, Rabbi, Congregation Or Zarua, New York, NY
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