Irma F. (Hoffman) Etscovitz

Posted June 05, 2013, at 7:34 p.m.

DEDHAM, MASS., AND NEWTON, MASS. – Irma F. (Hoffman) Etscovitz entered into rest June 3, 2013, at home with family by her side.

She was the beloved wife of Dr. Eli A. Etscovitz, with whom she shared 69 years of marriage; devoted mother of Larry Etscovitz of Kittery, Jacob A. Esher, esquire, of Beverly, Mass., and Diane Dolin and husband, Dr. Scott L. Dolin, of West Hartford, Conn.; loving sister of Robert J. Hoffman, esquire, and wife, Phyllis, of Cambridge, Mass., and Arlene Hecht and late husband, Dr. Sanford D. Hecht, of Newton, Mass., and Falmouth, Mass.; cherished grandmother of Benjamin Etscovitz and wife, Alexandra, Joel and Samantha Esher, Rachel and Adam Dolin, and great-grandchild, Bella Etscovitz; and loving aunt of several nieces and nephews.

Irma was a talented woman in all of the arts as a poet, accomplished pianist and painter. She attended Boston University College of Music.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, June 9, at Stanetsky Memorial Chapel, 1668 Beacon St., Brookline, Mass. Interment will be after at Sharon Memorial Park. Memorial observance will be held Sunday after the funeral until 8 p.m. in the synagogue and 7-10 p.m. Monday in the chapel, both at Newbridge on the Charles, Dedham, Mass. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in her memory may be made to Brandeis University National Committee, Hospice of the Good Shepherd and Hebrew SeniorLife. www.stanetsky.com

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