Obituary: Lenore Maslia

Obituary: Lenore Maslia

She was her class valedictorian at Grady High and a Congregation Or VeShalom member.

Lenore Maslia, age 86, born and raised in Atlanta, died peacefully at home Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

A graduate of Grady High School and the valedictorian of her senior class, Lenore began a successful career as a legal secretary. Lenore and Victor Maslia, of blessed memory, were married in 1950. Lenore was an avid reader, took pride in cooking Sephardic delicacies, enjoyed telling all her grandchildren stories of her family, and was a scholar of history, politics and the British monarchy. In 1998 she was instrumental in constructing the Victor D. Maslia wing at Congregation Or VeShalom. Lenore took extreme pride in her children and her grandchildren and all their many accomplishments.

Lenore was predeceased by her husband, Victor D. Maslia; her brother, Stanley Sater; and her parents, Lakie and Alex Sater. Survivors include her daughters, Elena (Kenneth) Marks, Angie (Skip) Weiland and Donna Maslia; a son, Richard (Monica) Maslia; grandchildren Andy, Elliot and Evan Marks, Seth, Rachel and Bret Weiland, Erin, Tori and Scott Chimberoff, Lillian and Victor Maslia, and Jillian and Emma Smith.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Rachel and David Maslia Endowment Fund in c/o Congregation Or VeShalom, Weinstein Hospice or the charity of your choice. A funeral service was held Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Congregation Or VeShalom. Graveside services were at Greenwood Cemetery after the service at Or VeShalom. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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