Obituary: Bernice Kravitch Mazo

Obituary: Bernice Kravitch Mazo

Bernice Kravitch Mazo passed away March 18, 2020.

Bernice Kravitch Mazo passed away March 18, 2020, at age 97. Bernice was born on May 16, 1922, in Savannah, Ga., to Aaron and Ella (Wiseman) Kravitch. She lived in Atlanta for over 67 years with her loving husband of 48 years, Edwin Julian Mazo, until his passing in 1994. She lived for over 40 years at Plaza Towers. She was known to be an excellent cook and baker plus she enjoyed volunteering at The Cathedral of St. Philip Thrift House.

Bernice was preceded in death by her parents and sisters Rosland Weitz (David), Judge Phyllis Kravitch, and son-in-law Herbert William (Bill) Mabry.

She is survived by sister Sally Scharf (William) of New York City; daughters Laura Arnovitz (Richard) of Memphis, Tenn., and Anne Mabry of Marietta; grandchildren Amanda La Kier (Howard), Skye Cossio, Cynthia Nickelson (Andrew) and Matthew Mabry (Rachel); and great-grandchildren Eden and Maren La Kier and Eli and Jude Cossio. A special thank you to her amazing caregiver of five years, Margaret Kamau.

A private graveside service was held at Bonaventure Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to your favorite charity.

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