Obituary: Patricia Braver Popky

Obituary: Patricia Braver Popky

Patricia “Patsy” Braver Popky passed away peacefully on Feb. 19, 2024.

Patricia “Patsy” Braver Popky passed away peacefully on Feb. 19, 2024. Patsy was born on Dec. 4, 1936, in Dalton, Ga., to Helen and Jack Braver. She graduated from the University of Georgia, where she was in the Sigma Delta Tau sorority and was a sweetheart for Alpha Epsilon Pi. After marrying the love of her life, Samuel Stephen Popky in 1961 in Dalton, Patsy moved to Sam’s hometown of Kingston, Penn. After Sam’s tragic death in a car accident in 1972 and the flooding caused by Hurricane Agnes, Patsy and her two boys moved to Atlanta to be closer to her family.

She was a devoted and loved mother and grammy. Patsy is preceded in death by her brother William “Bill” Braver, and is survived by her sister, Betty Braver, sons, Nathan (Sharon) Popky and Daniel (Shirley) Popky, grandchildren, Sam Popky, Rachel Popky and Dana Popky, and grand-dogs, Gus, Simon and Bella.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Patsy’s memory to Chabad of East Cobb and/or Adopt a Golden Atlanta. The funeral was graveside at Arlington Memorial Park on Wednesday, Feb. 21. The family sat shiva Wednesday and Thursday at 510 Huntwick Place, Roswell Ga. 30075. Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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