In Remembrance of Helen Kaplan

Helen Kaplan

Helen Kaplan

Scranton May 17, 1925 ~ September 28, 2012 Date of Service: October 3, 2012


Helen Kaplan, Scranton, died Friday evening in the Jewish Home of Eastern PA in Scranton. She was the wife of the late Morton J. Kaplan who died in 2006.

Born in Canton, Ohio she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Miriam Schloss Dreyer. She was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School and had worked in sales at the Globe Store, Oppenheim’s and Salben’s all in Scranton. Helen was a member of Temple Israel Scranton and its Sisterhood, the Jewish Home Auxillary, and the Jewish Federation.

Surviving are a daughter, Maxine Joy Fallon and her husband Joseph Jerard of Hope Mills, NC, three grandchildren, Dr. Marissa S. Dockendorf, Newbury Park, CA, Jennifer L. Fallon, Gainesville, FL, and Joseph T. Fallon, Durham, NC, two great grandsons, Rylan M. Dockendorf and Logan P. Dockendorf, both of Newbury Park, CA.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Lucille Mertz.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 11:30am in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore with services by Rabbi Joseph Mendelsohn and Cantor Vladimir Aronzon. Interment will follow in the Temple Israel Cemetery in Dunmore.

There is no local shiva.












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