Obituary: Irving Schiff, 101

Obituary: Irving Schiff, 101

Irving Schiff, age 101, died Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in Atlanta.

Irv was born in New York City on Aug. 15, 1915, to Ida and Abraham Schiff. He grew up in Tallahassee, Fla., with his oldest sister, Ann Gilberg. He served with the Army in the South Pacific during World War II. Irv had a long career in the men’s clothing business.

Mr. Schiff is survived by his wife, Norma; sons and daughter-in-law Brian Schiff and Barbara Sachs and Alan Schiff; grandchildren Stephanie Kozma, Jennifer Schiff-Ivers and Brad Ivers, and Jordan and Matthew Schiff; great-granddaughter Ariella; step-grandchildren Lauren Yurfest and Johanna and Drew Bailey; step-great-granddaughters Ansley and Cameron; and niece Francine Holowell.

Sign the online guestbook at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ahavath Achim Synagogue. A graveside funeral will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Greenwood Cemetery with Rabbi Neil Sandler officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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