Obituary: Judy Gerson Schreiber

Obituary: Judy Gerson Schreiber

Judy Gerson Schreiber died Jan. 12, 2019, at the age of 71.

Judy Gerson Schreiber of Canton, Ga., formerly of Maitland, Fla., was born in Macon, Ga., to Robert Gerson and Sadie Schwartz Gerson on August 17, 1947. She succumbed after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer on Jan. 12, 2019, at the age of 71. Judy enjoyed mahjongg with her friends, knitting, and most of all, her family and seven grandchildren.

In her early days she was an elementary teacher for close to 15 years, and later she was the adult service coordinator at the Roth Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando. Judy and Steve were members of Congregation Ohev Shalom in Maitland, Fla., for close to 40 years.

Judy married the love of her life, Stephen Schreiber, on July 17, 1970, and they enjoyed nearly 49 wonderful years together. They raised three beautiful children, whom Judy committed her life to, along with their families. Judy’s family was everything to her, and the true joy of her life. 

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Stephen Schreiber; daughter and son-in-law, Jodi and Michael Rosenberg of Charleston, S.C.; son and daughter-in-law, Seth and Shannon Schreiber of Brookhaven, and Tadd and Jenna Schreiber, of Jasper; and the delight of her life, her seven grandchildren: Jared and Andrew Rosenberg, Hayden and Rowan Schreiber and Sadi, Sam and Abe Schreiber.

She was predeceased by her parents, Sadie and Robert Gerson, and her brother, Stanley Gerson. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Roth JCC of Greater Orlando, Congregation Ohev Shalom in Maitland, Fla. or Congregation Kahol Kadosh Beth Elohim in Charleston, S.C.

A graveside service was held Jan. 15, 2019, at dress. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta, 770-451-4999. Sign online guest book at

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