Marthajoy Aft

September 6, 1942August 1, 2022
Obituary of Marthajoy Aft
Martha “Marthajoy” Aft, 79, a retired educator of Jewish Studies, of Las Vegas, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022, in Henderson, NV. Marthajoy was born on September 6, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA to Anne (nee Kohn) and Edward Izen and has been a Southern Nevada resident since April of 2021. She was serious student and teacher of Jewish mysticism and meditation, a poet, story-teller, and healer. Marthajoy is predeceased by her parents and is survived by Kenneth, her beloved husband of 59 years; two daughters, Abigail McBride (Jeffrey) and Jennifer Aft (David Kokorowski); sister, Elaine Roston (Abby); and three grandchildren, Niko Christian, Adi Kokorowski, and Eytan Kokorowski. The family requests that memorial donations be made to the Jewish Women’s Archive, ( or The Good People Fund ( King David Memorial Chapel handled the arrangements.

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  • Edward Izen Father (deceased)
  • Anne Izen (nee Kohn) Mother (deceased)
  • Kenneth Aft Husband
  • Abigail McBride (Jeffrey) Daughter
  • Jennifer Aft (David) Daughter
  • Elaine Roston (Abby) Sister
  • Niko Christian Grandchild
  • Adi Kokorowski Grandchild
  • Eytan Kokorowski Grandchild

Past Services

Thursday, August 04, 2022

Funeral Service

Thursday, August 04, 2022

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