DANVILLE, CALIF. – Fannie Bradlyn Moskovitz, 92, passed away peacefully at the Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living in Danville on June 30, 2011.
Fannie was the youngest of four children of Maer and Della Bradlyn. She was born in Youngstown, Ohio on Dec. 17, 1918.
She was a graduate of South High School.
She then worked in retail in downtown Youngstown before serving in the United States military in the Women’s Army Corps during World War II. Following the war, she returned to work at the Penn-Ohio Towel Supply as a switchboard operator.
On July 12,1951, she married David Moskovitz of Canton, Ohio and they later settled in Youngstown, OH.
She worked in various retail stores, including Plaid Stamp Redemption Center, NuMode Hosiery, and Casual Corner at the Southern Park Mall, where she worked until her retirement in 1995.
Fannie spent much of her retirement years traveling to visit family and friends, as well as volunteering at Heritage Manor and the synagogue.
She was a member of the Congregation Rodef Sholom and its sisterhood.
Upon moving to California in 2007, she continued to develop many close bonds with new friends, despite her failing memory.
Fannie was the mother of two daughters, Debbie Flack (David) of Alamo, Calif. and Karen Shagrin (Steven) of Walnut Creek, California, but formerly a longtime Youngstown resident, and grandmother of Brittany and Drew Flack of Alamo and Jennifer and Allison Shagrin of Los Angeles.
She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, as well as great-nieces and nephews, who will miss her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, David, who passed away in 1997; her brothers, Isadore and Sam Bradlyn; and sister, Dolly (Sophie) Hermann.
Services will be held at the Congregation Rodef Sholom on Thursday, July 7, at noon.
Friends and family may call half hour prior to service.
Contributions can be made to the Rodef Sholom Mitzvah Fund or Alzheimer’s Association.
Arrangements are being handled by the Shriver-Allison-Courtley-Weller-King Funeral Home and Sinai Memorial Chapel in Lafayette, Calif.