Sympathy – July 2017 issue

Posted on: June 29th, 2017 by tgregory

… to the family and friends of Shmuel Goldring, 60, who died on June 10 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rivkah Zelig and Arieh Goldring of Kibbutz Tel Yosef in Israel, where he was born. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Ellen Goldring; two sons, Ariel and Oren Goldring; a daughter-in-law, Lisa Goldring, and siblings in Israel, Zvikah Kiserman, Yaakova Arazi, Irit Dudik, and Atara Tzur. Shmuel was a veteran of the Israeli Defense Forces and a small business owner. He was an avid hiker and artist who cared deeply about his family, friends, and every stranger he ever met. Services were on June 13 at West End Synagogue with burial in KKAI Cemetery. Those who wish to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the West End Room in the Inn Fund or the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center. 


… to the family of Joseph Zendlovitz, 88, who died on June 20. Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Sondra, he is survived by their three children, Martha (Ron) Emeson, Elaine (Kurt) Gerber, and Debra (Cheryl Meyer) Zendlovitz;  granddaughters Sara, Sydney and Rachel, and step-grandchildren Max and Monika. Joe loved sports and was an accomplished athlete. After serving stateside during the Korean War, he began working in mass merchandising during its infancy, working his way up to upper level management in several large companies including Service Merchandise. Later, he ran his own small chain of retail party goods stores. Following his retirement, he was an active volunteer. Twice named the Nashville Red Cross Volunteer of the Year for his dedicated service, he also volunteered for many other projects and entities and always helped friends and neighbors. He was an amazing husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him. The funeral was on June 22 at West End Synagogue. Donations may be made to Gilda’s Club Nashville, University School of Nashville (the Sondra Zendlovitz Reading Room Endowment), or the Southern Poverty Law Center.