Obituary: Annette Lefkoff Saparow

Obituary: Annette Lefkoff Saparow

Annette Lefkoff Saparow passed away on March 29, 2023.

Annette Lefkoff Saparow passed away on March 29, 2023. Born to Helen and Morris Lefkoff March 13, 1925, she was a proud native Atlantan. The Lefkoff family lived on Washington Street near her father’s drugstore at Capitol and Ormond streets. She attended Girl’s High and later attended The High Museum School of Art in Atlanta. Annette was an excellent artist, working with various media to create unique sketches and paintings. During World War II, she worked at Fort McPherson.

She met her husband, Robert Saparow, on a date while he was on weekend leave from the United States Air Force. Together, Annette and Robert started Scroll Fabrics, Inc. Annette was a lifetime member of the Ahavath Achim Congregation, Hadassah, B’nai B’rith, The Breman Museum and The High Museum of Art.

Her children are Herschel (Susan) Saparow of Marietta, Ga., Harriet (David) Oppenheimer of San Antonio, Texas. Annette’s brothers and sister are Dr. Harold (Evelyn Z” L) Lefkoff of Atlanta, Jerome Lefkoff (Z” L) and Irma (Herb Z” L) Mershon of Cumberland, R.I. Grandchildren are Rebecca (Scott) Nathan of San Antonio, Texas, Rachel Saparow of Canton, Ga., Daniel (Dr. Lara Gross) Oppenheimer of Dallas, Texas, Bobby Saparow of Atlanta, Ga., and Dr. Jacob Oppenheimer of Denver, Colo. Great-grandchildren include Libby and Lyle Nathan and Hayes Saparow. Annette also had many close relatives in the Atlanta area. She especially enjoyed everyone’s company at our family events.

Please make donations to Weinstein Hospice at 3150 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, GA 30327-2108, To make a gift by phone, call (404) 351-8410. Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999

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