Edyth Lorna Plotkin, age 96, passed away Jan. 17, 2021. She was born July 21, 1924, in Chicago, Ill., to loving parents Rose (Auerbach) and Benjamin Zeigmund, and she was married Dec. 19, 1943, for 63 years to the late Dr. Paul Plotkin.
After World War II, Edyth and Paul settled in Miami Beach, Fla., and raised a family. Her passion was taking care of her large family, sewing, traveling, camping, sailing and entertaining.
She was famous for her baking and cooking, especially her chocolate shot cookies, homemade challahs and flatbread platzilahs.
Edyth was active in the PTAs of her children’s schools, Temple Emanuel Sisterhood in Miami Beach and with Hadassah. In 2005 Edyth and Paul moved to Roswell, Ga., to be closer to some of their many grand and great-grandchildren. Edyth was a member of Temple Kehillat Chaim in Roswell.
She is survived by her sister Marilyn (Lawrence) Bau; five children Dr. Michael (Erica) Plotkin, Joseph (Susan) Plotkin, Gale (the late Carson) Sprow, Norman (Lois) Plotkin and Dr. Jacob (Dr. Ruth Ann) Plotkin; grandchildren Dr. Benjamin Plotkin and Dr. Anna Kitzman, Ilene Lakin, Avi, Jeremy and Adam Adler, the late Wade Sprow, Julie Cohen and Shoshana Fliegel, Ariel Gould and Aaron Plotkin; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Due to COVID, a private service will be held at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Ga., where her beloved husband Paul was laid to rest.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hadassah, Temple Kehillat Chaim and the Rebecca Kutchins Fund, www.RebeccaKutchinsFund.org.