Obituary: Shirley Weisman

Obituary: Shirley Weisman

The native of Rome was a dental hygienist, a Sunday school teacher and a symphony musician.

Mrs. Shirley Weisman (nee Aronoff) of Augusta entered into rest Thursday, March 16, 2017.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Dr. Manuel Weisman. Mrs. Weisman was born to the late Jack and Helen Aronoff of Rome, Ga., on March 2, 1927. She was preceded in death by her son, Gary Dean Weisman, and a brother, Marvin Aronoff. Mrs. Weisman is also survived by her daughter, Dr. Carol Weisman Beck of Beachwood, Ohio, and two grandchildren, Brian J. Beck (Amanda) of Morton Grove, Ill., and Jessica R. Beck (fiancé John R. Daley) of Cranberry Township, Pa.

Shirley Weisman

Mrs. Weisman graduated with honors from Girls’ High School of Rome and Northwestern University School of Dental Hygiene. At Northwestern she was elected to the Sigma Phi Alpha Honor Society for outstanding scholarship. While living in Rome, she was a Sunday school teacher and a member of the Rome Symphony as a violinist and of the Lindale Band, playing the piccolo. Mrs. Weisman is a life member of Hadassah, the Auxiliary of the American Association of Endodontists, and the Sisterhood of Adas Yeshurun Synagogue, where she served as an officer and on multiple boards. She was the past president of the Evergreen Garden Club. She was also a member of the Walton Way Congregation Children of Israel and its sisterhood. She served on the Georgia Board of Dental Examiners for dental hygienists.

Graveside services were held at Magnolia Cemetery on Sunday, March 19. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in memory of Shirley Weisman to the Adas Yeshurun Synagogue, 935 Johns Road, Augusta, GA 30904.

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