Gertrude Feldman, 94

Volunteer, homemaker

August 07, 2007

Gertrude Feldman, a homemaker and volunteer, died of an apparent heart attack Sunday at her St. Joseph, Mich., home. The former Northwest Baltimore resident was 94.

Born Gertrude Levinson in Baltimore and raised on Fremont Avenue, she graduated in 1931 from Western High School. As a young woman, she worked for Associated Jewish Charities in its social service department.

A volunteer at the Pikesville Senior Center, she drove elderly patients to their doctor's appointments for many years.

She enjoyed taking classes in conversational Yiddish. After moving to Michigan in 2002, she attended concerts and rehearsals of the All God's Children Community Choir, a group that her son and his wife organized.

For many years she was a member of Beth Jacob Congregation in Baltimore.

Her husband of more than 60 years, Reuben Feldman, an installment sales business owner, died in 1983.

A life celebration service will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at Sol Levinson & Brothers, 8900 Reisterstown Road.

Survivors include a son, Larry Feldman of Lakeside, Mich.; a daughter, Rossie Feldman-Persoff of Hinsdale, Mass.; a sister, Bess Rosenberg of Baltimore; eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

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