Obituary: Norma Ambery

Obituary: Norma Ambery

Norma Ambery, 98, of Atlanta died on Aug. 26, 2018.

Norma Ambery, age 98, of Atlanta, died Aug. 26, 2018. Originally from Brooklyn, N.Y., she lived in Atlanta for over 70 years. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Dr. Paul Ambery, her parents, Frank and Ida Krinetsky, and brother, Milton Kramer. After marrying her husband, Paul, they moved to Michigan for her husband to study veterinary medicine, then moved to South Carolina and finally settled in Atlanta. Norma was a loving wife and mother, devoted grandmother and great-grandmother. With her husband, Paul, they traveled the world, enjoyed theater, opera and ballet. Norma was an avid duplicate bridge player and was proud when she earned her gold life member status. Family was most important to Norma as she hosted many holiday dinners and family gatherings. She loved being with her family on all occasions. She was a longtime member of The Temple and then Ahavath Achim Synagogue.

She is survived by her sons, Bobby and (Linda) Ambery, Richard Ambery and (Sharon Horgan); daughter, Susan and (Dr. Morris ) Socoloff; grandchildren Mason (Leslie) Ambery, James ( Melissa) Ambery, Philip Socoloff, Michael (Catherine) Socoloff, Dr. David ( Anna) Socoloff, Mark (Dr. Ashley) Ambery, Jonathan (Marissa) Ambery; and great-grandchildren, Julianna, Lindsey, Vincent Socoloff, James, Ansley, Madeline, Nicholas, Robbie Ambery, and Lucy Brewster.

The family would like to thank all her caregivers especially, Lucy Leitman and Adriene Bell, who were with her during her last days.

The graveside funeral was held Aug. 27, 2018, at Crest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Ahavath Achim Synagogue or a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care.

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