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10/02/12 - NNHS Newsletter
Fran Slutsky Zwerdling

Frances Slutsky Zwerdling
(d. 30 Sept 2012)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   We have still more sad news to report today.    Frances Slutsky Zwerdling, mother of   Tzina Zwerdling Richman ('58) of VA,   Jeffrey Zwerdling ('62) of VA, and Belle Zwerdling of CA, passed away in Newport News on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at the age of 95.  May her memory be for a blessing always.

  Frances Slutsky Zwerdling



NEWPORT NEWS - Frances Slutsky Zwerdling, 95, died on Sept. 30, 2012.

She was born in New York City and moved to the Peninsula in 1948.

She is survived by her sister, Rebecca Slutsky of New York City; her children, Tzina Zwerdling Richman (LJ) of Newport News; her son, Jeffrey M. Zwerdling (Terry) of Richmond, Va.; and a daughter, Belle Zwerdling of Los Angeles, Calif. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Rae Richman (Tomas McCabe) of San Francisco, Brett Zwerdling of Richmond, Va., Dorothy Richman (Mike Steinman) of Albany, Calif., Matt Zwerdling (Justine) of Richmond, Va., and Bobby Richman (Stacey) of Virginia Beach, Va.; and four great-grandchildren.

Fran served the community for many years as a volunteer at the Riverside Hospital Gift Shop, and was well into her 80's still driving a weekly Meal-on-Wheels route.

We are grateful to the staff at the Gardens of Warwick Forest, for their compassionate care during the last three years.

Fran Slutsky Zwerdling

The funeral will take place at the Jewish Cemetery of the Virginia Peninsula, in Hampton, on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 at 1:30 p.m.

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October 02, 2012
Tzina and family, our prayers and condolences, Love, JoAnn and Bobby

~ JoAnn and Bobby Fowler, The Villages, Florida

October 02, 2012

Tzina, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I will miss visiting with "Ms. Z" and sharing a chuckle with her. She was a special and fascinating lady. I will think of her fondly every time I watch MSNBC!
Sincerely, Debbie Carter (Jane Sawyer's daughter)

October 02, 2012

Dear Tzina,

Letia and I send our condolences on the death of your mother.

~ Joe & Letia Drewry, Hampton, Virginia

October 02, 2012
Tzina,you and the family are in my prayers.

~ Richard Sisson, Hampton, Virginia

October 02, 2012

My condolences on this sad milestone.

~ Linda Garrick Silversmith

October 03, 2012

Tzina, Special thoughts are with you and your family - Our deepest sympathy.

~ Sandi & Marshall Levy, Rockville, Maryland

October 03, 2012


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October 03, 2012



   Our sincerest sympathies are extended to Mrs.Zwerdling's family and their friends at this difficult time.

   Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309

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