Julia Schecker


Julia Schecker, of Silver Spring, died on May 16 of natural causes at age 94. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Schecker was the daughter of Hyman and Rose (Dauer) Zeitlin. She was devoted to her family and an active volunteer at hospitals in Long Island and Chicago, Give Kids the World in Florida and Brookside Gardens in Silver Spring.

She was the beloved wife of 58 years of the late Irwin Schecker; devoted mother of Larry Schecker and David Schecker (Vicki Bonnington); and devoted grandmother of Justin Schecker and Sarah Schecker.

She is survived by her dear brother, Joel (Fern) Zeitlin; seven nieces and nephews; and 10 grand- and great-grand-nieces and nephews. Donations may be made to Aish HaTorah Center of Greater Washington, the Berkshire Humane Society or Brookside Gardens. Services entrusted to Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care.

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