In Remembrance of Florence P. Gorelick
Florence P. GorelickHollywood, FL and formerly of Scranton, PA and Chapman Lake March 9, 1918 ~ July 2, 2014 Date of Service: July 6, 2014
Florence P. Gorelick, 96, of Hollywood, Florida formerly of
Scranton and Chapman Lake, PA died Wednesday afternoon at the Hampton Court
Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, North Miami Beach, Florida. Her husband,
Bernard “Ben” Gorelick died June 11, 2002.
Florence was born in
St. Augustine, Florida, the daughter of the late David E. and Lena Vitebsky
Price and completed nursing school at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.
Her career included service as a World
War II Army RN and a 1st Lieutenant. Prior to retirement, she was
employed by Head Start as a nurse from 1968-1970 and a teacher’s aide for the
NEIU#19 from 1970-1981.
Florence was a
former member of Temple Israel and the Jewish Community Center, Scranton, a
life member of Hadassah and a member of the Jewish Community Center and the
American Legion Post 948 in Hallendale, Florida.
She is survived by three sons: Dr. David Gorelick and wife
Susan Solana Beach, CA; Aaron J. Gorelick and wife Della M.of Henrietta, NY and
Jerry A. Gorelick, Hollywood, Florida and seven grandchildren, nine great-
grandchildren as well as nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by sisters; Rachel Burkowitz and
Edythe Ropeik and brothers; William H. Price and Dr. Morris A. Price.
A graveside service will be held Sunday at noon by Rabbi
Benny Rapoport at the Dalton Jewish Cemetery.
There will be no local Shiva.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Hadassah Chapter,
Jewish Community Center or American Legion Post of the donor’s choice.