Jan. 12, 2011 San Francisco San Francisco County California, USA
Sylvia A. (Harkaway) Gelt passed away in San Francisco on January 12, 2011 at age eighty-six.
Beloved wife of Samuel Gelt for nearly sixty-five years; loving mother of Jerilyn Gelt, Roberta Gelt, and Marsha Gelt (Barry Sheinberg); dear sister of William (Barbara) Harkaway; adoring aunt of Joyce Spector, Dori Gelt-James, Maggie and Eddie Pells, Steve Davis, Howard Gelt, and Jane, Beth and Joseph Harkaway.
Sylvia served as president of Hadassah and the Jewish National Fund in Minneapolis. She was a vibrant loving woman who gave generously of herself to her family and to her community. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, January 17th at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel at Gan Shalom Cemetery, 1100 Bear Creek Road, Martinez, CA. Interment will follow the services. Published in the San Francisco Chronicle on January 15, 2011.