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Obituary - Mollie Wertheim

Mollie Wertheim

Date of Passing: September 15th, 2018

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Temple Beth El, 2710 Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502

Mollie Wertheim, 105, formerly of Utica, passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She was born May 13, 1913 in Syracuse, NY, the daughter of Aaron and Rachel Brillon Weinstein, and was educated in Syracuse schools. She married Hyman Wertheim in 1945, and became a resident of Utica. He passed away in 1972. At age 62, Mollie began a late career working in the admissions office of SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, retiring at age 103. Mollie was a member of Temple Beth El, the sisterhoods of Temple Beth El, and Congregation Zvi Jacob. She was also a member of Bikor Cholim. Mollie took particular enjoyment with the accomplishments and growth of her family. She relished spending time with her family at every possible opportunity. She is survived by a daughter, Rae Jean Ghee, and son-in-law, Bernard Ghee of Monroe Township, NJ; a sister, Evelyn Fox, of Cooper City, FL; two grandchildren and their spouses, Heather and Evan Jacobs of San Francisco, CA, and Daniel and Jamie Ghee of Cranford, NJ; four great-grandchildren, Sienna, Dylan and Juliette Jacobs, and Jason Ghee. Mollie is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by three sisters, Sarah Berkman, Ida Teles and Selman Polinsky, and a brother Abe Weinstein, all from Syracuse. Funeral services will be held Friday, September 21 at 10:30 am at Temple Beth El, 2710 Genesee Street, Utica, with Cantor Kalman Socolof officiating. Interment will follow at Jonathan Lodge Cemetery, in Whitesboro. If desired, donations in Mollie's memory may be made to Temple Beth El. Arrangements have been made by Bentz Funeral Service Inc., New Hartford.


We're so glad we found this obit on our return home. To be honored in this way says a lot about your Mom - we loved her too!
Fran Ross

Rae Jean I am so very sorry for the loss of your mother. You were very Blessed to Have Her with you for so long. My sincere condolences. May Mollie’s memory be For a Blessing!
Mia Miller-White

So sorry for your loss. I am sorry I am not there for you this week
Ellen Deutsch

My heartfelt sympathy on the passing of Mollie Wertheim. My condolences to Rae Jean Wertheim Ghee and her family.
Jay Wertheim