Obituary: Sarah Glustrom Shaffer

Obituary: Sarah Glustrom Shaffer

She was born in Atlanta three weeks after Leo Frank was lynched.

Sarah Glustrom Shaffer, 102, died peacefully Monday, June 11, 2018.

Sarah was born in Atlanta on Sept. 7, 1915, to parents Solomon and Ida Glustrom. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Hyman Shaffer, who died in 1970.

She is still adored by her daughters, Rhina (Leon) Tuck and Sandra (Lance) Pittman; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brother Simon (Helen) Glustrom; and brother-in-law Max (Freida) Shaffer.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ahavath Achim Synagogue or Hadassah. A graveside service was held Thursday, June 13, at Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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