Ethel Tabachneck

Obituary of Ethel Tabachneck

Albany, New York

Ethel Tabachneck passed away on January 25, 2017. Born on November 24, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Dintza Tabachneck and the loving and devoted wife of the late Samuel J. Tabachneck. She was the last surviving sibling of a close knit family of eight children from Albany’s South End neighborhood.

A homemaker, Ethel took loving care of all members of her extended family and took great pride in her home. She gave each of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren her unending and unconditional love. Ethel’s life was full and her loved ones respected her dignity and independence to the end.

Ethel was fascinated by words and was an avid reader of a variety of types of literature. She enjoyed all types of word puzzles including jumbles and crosswords and she was a master scrabble player. Ethel also enjoyed the company of friends in mah-jongg for many years.

After her children were grown, she and Sam took many senior trips and shared memorable vacations together. They enjoyed their travels and the companionship of many friends.

Ethel is survived by her four children: Andrea Morenoff (Jerome); Avrum Tabachneck (Rosemary), Suzanne Benno (Elli); Syma Cramer (Keith); eleven grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.

The family would like to recognize the support provided by care-givers Marlene and Sam and

the attentive care and attention provided to Ethel at the Loudonville Home.

Services at Congregation Ohav Shalom, 113 New Krumkill Road, Albany, NY on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 12 noon .

Shiva will be observed at the home of Avrum and Rosemary Tabachneck.

Donations may be made in Ethel’s memory to the Sam Tabachneck Memorial Fund of Congregation Ohav Shalom in Albany or to Senior Services of Albany (http://seniorservicesofalbany.com/support-ssa.