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Rebecca Feldman

October 16, 2023

Rebecca Feldman of Utica passed away peacefully at age 90 on Monday, October 16, 2023.

She was born on January 15, 1933, in Brooklyn, the daughter of the late Jacob and Sarah Satinberg. On October 27, 1952, Rebecca married Irving Feldman. A loving bond that has lasted for seventy years.

She is survived by her devoted husband, Irving, her daughter, Joyce Feldman Berkowitz, and her son, Howard Feldman. Rebecca was much loved by her grandchildren, Adam Berkowitz, Ilana Garber, Marette Berkowitz, Jordanne Feldman Schwitzgebel, and Andrew Schwitzgebel, and by her great grandchildren Ethan Berkowitz, Asher Berkowitz, Noam Berkowitz, and Yaron Berkowitz. Rebecca leaves a great many friends as well. Some of these friends were family to her and were an intimate part of her life for decades.

Rebecca was a member of Temple Beth El and its Sisterhood. She was also a life member of Hadassah and volunteered for numerous organizations including the Mission Boutique, Niccolls Memorial Presbyterian Church, Old Forge, New York during the summer, Faxton Hospital medical library in Utica, and the local Democratic Committee. Rebecca also insisted that her contemporaries exercise and taught water aerobics in Myrtle Beach, SC and Old Forge.

Rebecca felt blessed to make her home in Utica and in Old Forge.

Mrs. Feldman’s services will be graveside in Temple Beth El Cemetery, Wood Road, Whitesboro, where she will be laid to rest in the family plot. The family’s care is under the faith of Scott J. Pizer, funeral director, Bottini Funeral Home.

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