|Birth: ||Oct. 21, 1917|
|Death: ||Jan. 29, 2009|
AXELROD, Mildred (Curland) Of Brookline, formerly of Needham and Newton, died peacefully in Boston, on Thursday, January 29, 2009, at the age of 91. She was a quilter, scrabbler, Yiddishist, voracious reader, teacher, active Temple member, horticulturist, opera lover, football expert, raconteur, and supreme wit. She was a wonderful mother, wife, sister and friend. Her enthusiasm, curiosity and youthful spirit filled our lives and warmed our hearts. She was a positive force of nature and we will miss her deeply.
Beloved wife of the late Edward Axelrod.
Devoted mother of Elizabeth Nomi Axelrod of Belmont, Doris Toby Axelrod and her husband Larry Marks of Brookline, and the late Stephen Alan Axelrod. Dear sister of David Curland of Santa Monica, CA and the late Rosalie Pechthalt and Estelle Parness. Grandmother of Nancy Barrett and her husband Mike and Debbie Marks. Great-grandmother of Benjamin and Rebecca Barrett. Loving aunt and great-aunt to her nieces and nephews and their children.
Services will be held at Temple Shalom of Newton, 175 Temple Street, West Newton, on Monday, February 2 at 10:00 AM.
Interment at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon. Memorial observance will be held at the home of Doris Toby Axelrod, Monday 6:00-8:30 PM, Tuesday through Thursday 2:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-8:30 PM, Friday 2:00-4:00 PM and Saturday 6:00-9:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in her memory may be made to Temple Shalom, 175 Temple Street, West Newton, MA 02465, or to Hebrew SeniorLife Employee Lifeline Program, Attention: Development Office, 1200 Centre Street, Roslindale, MA 02131, or to a charity of your choice. Levine Chapels, Brookline (617) 277-8300
Published in the Boston Globe from 1/31/2009 - 2/1/2009
Eva B. Shifres Curland (1896 - 1943)
Edward Axelrod (1915 - 1991)*
Stephen A. Axelrod (1945 - 2006)*
Sharon Memorial Park
Created by: GrannyT
Record added: Jan 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33421983
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