Matiel Roos Leffler of Atlanta, died Friday, July 14, 2017 at her residence.
She was born in Savannah, GA, was educated in Savannah schools, and attended the University of Georgia. Matiel was the daughter of the late Beatrice Shoenig Roos and David I Roos.
The widow of Martin S. Leffler, Sr of Savannah, she was a member of Congregation Mickve Israel in Savannah and The Temple in Atlanta. She was the Past President of the Sisterhood of Mickve Israel and past Chairwomen of UJA.
She is survived by brother, David I Roos, Jr of Atlanta; son and daughter-in-law, Martin Stuart Leffler, Jr., and Tammy Leffler of Baltimore, MD; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ann Leffler Davis and Jay Davis of Atlanta and Nancy Leffler Sonenshine and Gerald Sonenshine of Columbia, SC; grandchildren: Elizabeth Davis, Richard Davis (Leah), David Sonenshine (Joanne), Emily Greenberg (Mark), and Madeline, Sarah, and Jessica Leffler; great-grandchildren: Abigail, Miriam, and Benjamin Barkan, Ethan Davis, and Jacob and Daniel Sonenshine; and nieces and nephews, Magna L. Dodge, Susan L. Gold, and Michael and David Leffler.
Graveside services were held July 16,, 2017 at Bonaventure Cemetery with Rabbi Robert Haas officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to The Alfred & Adele Davis Academy, 8105 Roberts Dr, Atlanta, GA 30350 or The Permanent Fund of Congregation Mickve Israel, PO Box 816, Savannah, GA 31402. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.