Originally created 10/03/00

Mrs. Rita Shmerling



Mrs. S. Rita Shmerling, 80, of Evans, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, at Westwood Nursing Home.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, with Rabbi Alex Greenbaum officiating.

Mrs. Shmerling, a native of Augusta, had retired as a jeweler and was a member of Adas Yeshurun Synagogue.

Survivors include a brother, Abram Shmerling, Nashville, Tenn.; and a sister, Dot Shmerling, Ashville, N.C.

Pallbearers will be Lou Saul, Malcolm Luxenburg, Alan Daitch, Jay Sawilowshy, Ed Pizer and David Daitch.

Memorials may be made to Adas Yeshurun Synagogue, 935 Johns Road, Augusta, GA 30909.

Poteet Funeral Home, Greene Street, Augusta, is in charge of arrangements.