Doris Lily <I>Goodman</I> Katz

Doris Lily Goodman Katz

Birth
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Death 19 Apr 2015 (aged 98)
Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA
Burial Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA
Plot Section BI - Bnai Israel
Memorial ID 145236060 · View Source
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Doris Goodman Katz died peacefully at her home in Corpus Christi, Texas on April 19, 2015. She was born in Dallas, Texas on October 4, 1916, to Sarah and Arthur Goodman and married Abe M. Katz on August 25, 1935, 10 weeks after meeting him on a blind date.

Through her parents, and her husband, she developed her strong love of Judaism, her love of Israel, her community and her family. Doris was a supportive wife and mother who participated in numerous organizations, giving of her time and money to many, including the Jewish Federation of North America, Hadassah, the sisterhood of B'nai Israel Synagogue (now Congregation Beth Israel). She will be remembered as a person of strength and character. For many years all the birds and squirrels on Hewit Drive lined-up daily outside Doris' patio door, awaiting her distribution of birdseed and loaves of bread.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Abe, of almost 60 years; sister, Florence Smiley; brothers, Harold and David Goodman.

She was the loving mother of her three daughters, Annette Berry Cottingham (Jim) of Corpus Christi, Texas, Sharon E. Katz and Carol K. Fisherman of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. They include Randall J. Berry and son, David of Corpus Christi, Texas, Toby Berry Helfand and sons Corey and Jacob of Houston, Texas, Richard J. Berry , wife Elaine and children Melissa and Adam of Dallas, Texas, Deborah F. Pacheco, husband Daniel and children Jessica and Jordan of Frisco, Texas, Daniel Fisherman and daughters Piper and Annelise of Richardson, Texas.

A Funeral Service will be held at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel with Interment to follow at Seaside Memorial Park. Rabbi Ilan Emanuel and Rabbi Emeritus Kenneth Roseman officiating.


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  • Created by: LJCL16
  • Added: 19 Apr 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 145236060
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Doris Lily Goodman Katz (4 Oct 1916–19 Apr 2015), Find a Grave Memorial no. 145236060, citing Seaside Memorial Park, Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by LJCL16 (contributor 47878768) .