Obituary: Eleanor Schiffer

Obituary: Eleanor Schiffer

A native of New York, she was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Eleanor Schiffer, 89, of Dunwoody, formerly of Forest Hills, N.Y., died Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, always there for everyone. She was a considerate and magnificent woman.

Survivors include daughter and son-in-law Geri and Richard Fitterman of Dunwoody; son and daughter-in-law Bryan and Peri Schiffer of Bayside, N.Y.; daughter and son-in-law Denise and Jeff Benach of Chicago; sister and brother-in-law Shirley and Kenneth Heller of Teaneck, N.J.; brother and sister-in-law Sheldon and Shelly Peckney of New City, N.Y.; grandchildren Renee and Brad Rosen, Brett Ruttenberg, Jodi Fitterman, Ariel Schiffer, Jessica and David Axelrod, and Jaimee Benach; and great-grandchildren Summer Rosen and Noah Rosen.

Sign the online guestbook at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Jewish Home Life Communities, 3150 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, GA 30327. A graveside service was held at New Montefiore Cemetery in New York on Thursday, Nov. 2. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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