Thelma Syme Sarles, age 84, of Marietta, passed away peacefully on December 9, 2015. She was born and grew up in Toronto, Ontario. She met her husband, Harold Sarles at a wedding in Toronto. They married and lived in Buffalo, NY before retiring and moving to Atlanta in 1989 to be near their children and grandchildren. Her greatest pleasure was spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of Temple Beth El in Buffalo and Congregation Etz Chaim in Marietta. Thelma was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Harold Sarles, DPM and her eldest daughter, Ellyn Ruth Holt. She is survived by her brother Allen (Bernice) Mlotek of Toronto; daughters, Nan Mullman and Debbie Rogers and sons-in-law Donald Rogers and Chet Holt; her beloved grandchildren: Adam Holt, Risa, Samuel, and Brooke Mullman, and Jamie and Jason Rogers; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She will be warmly remembered by all who knew her. A graveside service was held Sunday, December 13th at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs, with Rabbi Steven Lebow officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CURE Childhood Cancer. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta (770) 451-4999.
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