Pearl Kalish Teper
Pearl Kalish Teper, 90, of Atlanta, passed away due to natural causes on Fri., June 6. Pearl was the daughter of Ida and Joseph Kalish of Atlanta. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 54 years, Philemore. Her surviving children and daughter-in-laws are Bruce & Karen Teper of Bellingham, Wash., Ivan & Jane Teper of Herndon, Va, Sharon Teper of Atlanta, and Douglas Teper of Atlanta. Grandchildren include Darcie & Molly Teper and Andrew & Julie Katz, sisters and brother-in-laws Brucyene & Ronald Lando, Jackie & Manny Gladstone, sister-in-laws Anita Beckman, Anna Teper and many nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by her sister Arlene Sterling Norman and brother Paul Kalish. Pearl led a fulfilling and happy life. She proudly served as a WAVE in the navy as a Pharmacist’s Mate in the medical core during WWII. After the war, Pearl married Philemore and settled in Atlanta where her parents resided. She was a loving wife and mother and an active volunteer with the City of Hope, Hadassah & Easter Seals. She loved to dance, entertain, and travel. Always ready to enjoy her life, Pearl greeted everyone with her beautiful smile. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the charity of your choice. The memorial service was held at Arlington Cemetery Sunrise Chapel of Sandy Springs on Wed., June 11.