Originally created 06/06/06

Lynne Rich (EVANS, Ga.)



EVANS, Ga. - Entered into rest on Sunday, June 4, 2006, at her home at Elmcroft Assisted Living in Martinez, Mrs. Lynne Rich, 85, wife of the late Dr. Irving Rich. Mrs. Rich was a native of Marmaresh Sighet, Czechoslovakia but lived most of her life in Brooklyn, NY where she had been a member of the Bay Ridge Jewish Center and was President of the sisterhood and a life member of Hadassah. She has lived in Augusta for the past 8 years and was a member of Adas Yeshurun Sisterhood and Synagogue in Augusta. Family members include her daughters and son-in-law, Andrea and Malcolm Estroff of Augusta, Lauren Rich of Atlanta; son and daughter-in-law, Jonathan and Becky Rich of Los Angeles; grandchildren, Harris Hartman, Emily Rich, Michael Rich and Steven Rich, all of Los Angeles; step grandchildren, Eve and Scott Turner of Atlanta, Brian and Heidi Estroff of North Augusta, Eric and Dianne Estroff of Atlanta and step-great-grandchildren, Rachel, Josh, Jake,Ben, Shelby, Noah and Sydney. She is also survived by a sister, Edith Gottesman of Rego Park, NY. Chapel services will be held Tuesday, June 6, 2006 at 11:30 AM, at Riverside Memorial Chapel, 333 Amersterdam Ave., New York, NY 10023 with Rabbi Baruch Gottesman officiating. Pallbearers will be Malcolm, Brian, and Eric Estroff, Fred Eckhaus, Carl Eckhaus, Stan Burman, Harris Hartman, Michael Rich, Steven Rich, Bernard Gerson, Fred Gottesman, Dr. Steven Kadish and Sidney Stern. Interment will follow at New Montefiore Cemetery in Long Island, New York. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Adas Yeshurun Synagogue, Irving E. Rich Music Fund, P.O. Box 3252, Augusta, GA 30904, or to Congregation Bet Haverim Building Fund, P.O. Box 29548, Atlanta,Ga. 30359. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-June 6, 2006