OBITUARY

Shelden H. Sarnevitz

January 11, 1931January 17, 2013

Shelden H. Sarnevitz of Sunapee, NH, formerly of Lexington, MA, died January 17, 2013, age 82.

Beloved husband of Dorothy (Bornstein) Sarnevitz. Devoted father of Alexi L. (Sandra) Sarnevitz of Needham, MA; Lyle E. Sarnevitz of NC; Lydia B. Sarnevitz of Kingston, PA and Lake Sunapee, NH; and the late Dana M. (Shari) Sarnevitz of Lynnfield, MA. Cherished grandfather of Rachel, Emily, Janelle, David, Andrew, Jacob, Ziva, and Aaron.

Shelden was a dedicated and excellent educator serving as a teacher for over 40 years. He retired from the Concord-Carlisle school district in 1994. Prior to his lengthy teaching career, he served as an officer in the U.S. Navy in the Beach Jumpers Unit. He taught religious school for numerous years and was a life-long member of Temple Isaiah in Lexington, MA.

Funeral service at Temple Isaiah, 55 Lincoln Street, Lexington, MA on Sunday, January 20 at 11:00am. Interment at Adas Yisroeil Cemetery, 350 Grove Street, West Roxbury, MA. Memorial observance will be private.

Charitable contributions in Shelden’s memory may be made to the Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund at Temple Isaiah.

Services

  • Funeral Service Sunday, January 20, 2013
  • Committal Service Sunday, January 20, 2013
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Shelden H. Sarnevitz

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September 29, 2013

My 10th Grade Geometry teacher. He always challenged me and helped me publish a proof on Pythagorean Triplets. His passion for teaching inspired me to become a teacher too. My condolences to the family of this wonderful man.
--Glenn Austin (Mountain Home, ID)

September 29, 2013

My 10th Grade Geometry teacher. He always challenged me and helped me publish a proof on Pythagorean Triplets. His passion for teaching inspired me to become a teacher too. My condolences to the family of this wonderful man.
--Glenn Austin (Mountain Home, ID)

January 19, 2013

Dear Dorothy and Lyle: We are exceedingly sorry to hear of Sheldon's passing and we send you thoughtful prayers, and many remembrances of spending time at your Lexington home. We have returned to the Boston area after living in Central MA, and we are shocked to hear this news.
We live now in Somerville, MA at 25 Highland Ave, #304, and our telephone is 617-718-1943. We will hope to rejoin you in the near future.
Lovingly, Paul and Carol Bradford

Dr. Bernard Shulman

January 19, 2013

Sheldon was a great teacher. I knew him as a member of the faculty at Temple Shalom of Newton Religious School many years ago. To have known him was an inspiration. His influence continues to live on. May I express my conolences to the family

January 19, 2013

We extend our sincere condolences to the family of Shelden H. Sarnevitz. The privilege of serving you at this time is our distinct honor. May the memory of him be for a blessing. ~The Funeral Directors and Staff of Stanetsky Memorial Chapels~

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