Historical records matching Marilyn R. Rebeck
About Marilyn R. Rebeck
BERGLAS, MARILYN B.(nee REBECK).
Marilyn B. Retired English Teacher Age 82 of Williamsville, NY, formerly of Elmira, NY, died on Tuesday evening, August 2, 2005, in Williamsville, after a long illness. There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held in Sons of Abraham Cemetery (Woodlawn Cemetery) Elmira, NY, on Friday, August 5, at 11 a.m. Rabbi Mimi Biatch officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her memory may be made to the American Assoc. of University Women or Hospice. Beloved wife of the late Henry M. Rebeck, a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of New York; she was the mother of Andrea Rebeck of Williamsville, NY, Diane (David) Overy of Pittsford, NY, Laurie (Jeffrey) Levin of Germantown, MD; grandmother of Grant Avery, Anthony and Lauren Overy, Matthew and Rebecca Levin; sister of Esta (Jack) Gelfand of Boynton Beach, FL, and Joyce Sloate of White Plains, NY; a longtime friend to Richard Brown of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. She is also survived by three nieces and four nephews. Mrs. Rebeck was born in Birmingham, AL, and grew up in Norwich, NY. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Syracuse University. After working for Arthur Godfrey in New York City, she married Attorney Henry M. Rebeck and moved to Elmira in 1947 where the couple raised their three daughters. She obtained her Masters Degree from Elmira College in 1964 and taught English for 30 years, beginning her career at the Thomas K. Beecher School in Elmira. She traveled extensively around the world and across the United States. She was an active member of the Elmira Little Theater, the Vultures for Culture, and founded the Puppetry Troupe, the Punch and Judy Playhouse. She belonged to Congregation B'nai Israel in Elmira, Hadassah, the League of Women Voters, and the American Assoc. of University Women. Since 1967, Mrs. Rebeck made her home in Williamsville, where she continued her teaching career. She retired in 1991, and continued to travel and enjoyed her growing family.