Obituary: Samuel Weissman

Obituary: Samuel Weissman

Samuel Weissman, 96, of Atlanta, passed away peacefully Oct. 1, 2019.

Samuel Weissman, 96, of Atlanta, passed away peacefully Oct. 1, 2019, surrounded by his loving family; sons Norman (Mary Rita) and Harold (Brenda); and daughter Arlene (Ronnie, of blessed memory).

Sam was born in Atlanta, where he grew up and met and married the love of his life, Sylvia. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife and brother Jack. He is survived by his sister Gertie; daughter; two sons; two daughters-in-law; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Sam and Sylvia were generous supporters of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, the Jewish National Fund, and Ahavath Achim Synagogue for decades. Sam left behind a lifetime of memories of supporting his family and community and running a business that provided employment to many employees for decades.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Atlanta, 1244 Park Vista Drive, Atlanta, 30319,; Weinstein Hospice, 3150 Howell Mill Road, NW, Atlanta, 30327,; or to the Alzheimer’s Association,

A graveside service was held at Oct. 3 at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs, with Rabbi Michael Bernstein officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999. An online guestbook is available at

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