Obituary: Bertha “Barbara” Ray Weinberg

Obituary: Bertha “Barbara” Ray Weinberg

Bertha “Barbara” Ray Weinberg, age 94, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016.

She was the daughter of the late Abram and Matilda “Motel” Fox (Faifer) and the mother of Dr. Carol Holtz and son-in-law Dr. Noel Holtz, of Marietta, Ga. She was the sister of the late Frieda Lerner of Cincinnati and the late Joy Kirshenbaum of Pittsburg.

Barbara had three grandchildren, Pam Poulos (David), Aaron Holtz, and Dr. Daniel Holtz (Maggie). Her 10 great-grandchildren included: Andrew, Brandon, Caroline and Ben Holtz; Sarah and Meryl Gilmore; David and Jeremy Poulos; and Eva and William Holtz.

Barbara was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was married to William Smith. After being widowed, she married Norman Weinberg. In 1998 after being widowed once again, she moved to Marietta, GA. to be with her children and grandchildren.

She also leaves many nieces and nephews in Cincinnati, Miami Beach, Philadelphia, and San Francisco. Sign online guestbook at

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Tranquility Hospice of Kennesaw Mountain. Graveside services were held Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs, Rabbi Shalom Lewis officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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