January 24, 1935 – September 3, 2020
FLORAL PARK, NY – Barbara Panzer died on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. She was 85.
Born in Brooklyn, she resided in Canarsie, Brooklyn and then Monroe Township, NJ before settling in Floral Park 5 years ago.
Prior to retiring, she was a beloved Assistant Principal for the NYC Board of Education, where she worked for 30 years. Along with her husband, Morton, she travelled the world and devoted her life to teaching children. She was an active member of Bnai Brith, the Council of Supervisors and Administrators, Alisa Hadassah, many teacher organizations, and Community groups. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 63 1/2 years, Morton this past June; and her sister, Norma, in 2005.
Surviving are her daughters: Ellen Panzer-Schwartz and her husband, Alan, and Susan Panzer and her partner, Angela Smith; 3 grandchildren: Leah Herz and her partner, Spencer Ellman, Rachel Herz and her partner Anthony Goulston, and Rebecca Herz.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday at 1:00 PM at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Glendale, NY. Interment will immediately follow. For more information, or to post a tribute online, please visit www.bloomfieldcoopermanalapan.com.
Memorial contributions may be made in Barbara’s name to Global Kids, www.globalkids.org. The link is https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblinkWebLink.aspx?name+globalkids&id=63
- Global Kids
Tuesday, September 8, 2020