Ferol Slate Lieberman Sabghir


Ferol Slate Lieberman Sabghir, 95, passed away at her home in Boca Raton, Fla., Dec. 14. A graduate of Hunter College in New York with a master’s degree from Rutgers University, she worked for many years as a biochemist at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda. She retired and moved to Florida in the early 1990s. She was active in the service organization Na’amat.
She was predeceased in 1982 by her husband Morris Lieberman, of Silver Spring. The daughter of Matthew and Elva Wald Slate, Ferol was predeceased by her twin sister, Aline Slate; her sister Laurel Slate; and her brother, Matthew W. Slate.
She is survived by her husband Aaron Sabghir, of Boca Raton, Fla.; her son, Benjamin Lieberman (Dolores Paunil); and her stepchildren, Judith Gannon, Jonathan Sabghir (Nadene) and David Sabghir. She was also predeceased by her stepdaughter Naomi Zeiger. From her husband Aaron, she acquired 18 grandchildren and more than 50 great- grandchildren.

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