Sylvia Weinberg Friedberg, age 95, a native of Atlanta, died June 25. She was a devoted wife of 72 years and a constant companion to her husband, Leonard, who died February 15 of this year. She dearly cherished and adored him and is beside him once again. Sylvia is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Nancy Friedberg, Atlanta; son and daughter-in-law, Drs. Howard and Andrea Friedberg, Philadelphia; grandchildren: Mandy Katz, Dr. Jenni (Brian) Swenson-Friedberg, Andy “Scooter” Friedberg, Jessica (Doug) Smith and Allison Friedberg; great-grandchildren: Olivia, Simone, Jillian, Noah and Joshua. Sylvia was preceded in death by her daughter, Joan Segal, of blessed memory. Sylvia was predeceased by all of her 12 brothers and sisters. Sylvia was a graduate of Girls High School. She was a domestic engineer during the earlier years and went back to work at Ahavath Achim Synagogue, where she was affectionally known as “Synagogue Sylvia” until her retirement. Sylvia’s immense empathy for others, great sense of humor, charm and personality endeared her to a diverse set of friends and individuals who she encountered during her lifetime. Her unconditional love and life lessons touched her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was loved, admired and adored by her family and friends. She will be eternally missed and forever remembered by all. She always unselfishly did little things for others to enrich their lives and she generously devoted numerous hours to many service organizations, as well as, individuals of all ages, backgrounds and faiths. Sylvia was a charming, beautiful, proud, and strong woman who never hesitated to tell it like it is. Her old fashioned values have influenced others over many decades and at least three generations. Sign online guest book at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ahavath Achim Synagogue, 600 Peachtree Battle Avenue, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30327. A graveside service was held Friday, June 27 at “high noon” (12:00 p.m.) at Arlington Memorial Park with Rabbi Laurence Rosenthal officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta (770) 451-4999.