Barbara Hausman Sonnenfeldt

June 26, 1931July 9, 2018

HAUSMAN SONNENFELDT, Barbara, deeply loved by family and friends, passed away Monday, July 9th at 87. A graduate of Cornell University and Columbia Teachers College, she was a former educator, lecturer at the United Nations Association and Communications Director for the Helen Keller National Center. She leaves behind her daughters Elizabeth (Michael Holdstein), Catherine and Marguerite (Steven DeNicola) Hausman, step-son Michael Sonnenfeldt and daughter-in-law Katja Goldman, and eleven grandchildren: Gillian, Patricia and Alexander Holdstein; Andrew (Hannah), Margaret and Ellen Kaminski; Peter DeNicola; and Joya, Forest, Isaac and Sophia Sonnenfeldt. A service will be held on July 12 at 11:30 at Riverside Nassau North Chapel, 55 No. Station Plaza, Great Neck, NY. Donations can be made to the Cornell Annual Fund for Human Ecology or Doctors without Borders.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 12, 2018

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