Dorothy (Mellnick) Peskin
Born 7/27/1922 in Syracuse, NY
Died 5/11/2016 in Atlanta, GA

Dorothy Mellnick Peskin, 93, died Wednesday evening in Atlanta where she had lived for the past 10 years. Born in Syracuse on July 27, 1922 to William and Mary Mellnick. She had been a life resident of Syracuse until moving to NJ, and then retiring to Delray Beach, Florida. When living in Syracuse she worked for Brown, Light and Chapin; then Syracuse Ladder and Scaffolding. She was a former member of Temple Adath Yeshurun, BNai Brith, and was an active volunteer delivering Kosher meals on wheels. She was pre-deceased by her 1st husband Harry Katz, her 2nd husband Milton Peskin, her sister Pauline Sacks, and her brother Jack Mellnick. Her family includes her children Diane Katz, Susan (Maurice) Silverstein, Billy Peskin, Joseph Peskin, Michael (Chris) Peskin, and Stuart (Phyllis) Peskin, 10 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 16 at Sisskind funeral chapel. Friends may visit with the family immediately prior to the service on Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral chapel, 3175 E. Genesee Street. Burial will be in Adath Yeshurun Cemetery.

Published in Syracuse Post Standard from May 12 to May 15, 2016

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William Mellnick (1894 - 1953)
Mary Mellnick (1897 - 1960)

Harry Katz (1918 - 1962)

Diane Katz (____ - 2016)*
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