Marilyn Eileen Dickstein, 73, of Tucker, passed away Oct. 18, 2019.
Originally from Brooklyn, N.Y., and the daughter of Hyman and Beatrice Steckles, she graduated from Erasmus Hall High School and married Jerry Dickstein in 1974. They moved to Atlanta three years later and Marilyn was active as both an educational advocate and administrator in the Jewish community. Family always came first to her, and her grandchildren were the light of her life. Survivors include husband Jerry Dickstein; son Shawn Dickstein; daughter Hydi Kalmin (Bruce); and grandsons Ben and Noah Kalmin.
Funeral services were Oct. 23 at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs, officiated by Rabbi Alexandria Shuval-Weiner and Rabbi Mark Kunis. Donations can be made to the American Kidney Fund or the Jewish Abilities Alliance.
Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999. Sign the online guestbook at www.dresslerjewishfunerals.com.