Ellen Mandler

September 9, 1929June 22, 2019

Ellen Mandler died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on June 22, 2019. She lived a charmed and wonderful life.

She grew up in New York and met the love of her life, Bernard Mandler, in 1949 in the Catskill Mountains. It was love at first sight. One year later, Bernard and Ellen were married and moved to Miami. They raised three beautiful children; Mitchell, Jeffrey, and Lori. Ellen was a devoted and loving mother as her family meant everything to her. She was also deeply passionate about the Jewish community. Ellen began a chapter of Hadassah in 1966 and then became president of the Miami chapter. She later became involved in the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and was president of the women's division from 1981-1983, campaign chairman from 1985-1987, and served on the board until age 89. Ellen was an avid golf, tennis, and card player. Ellen brought a smile and an enthusiasm for life to all her endeavors.

She is survived by her children: Mitchell (Beth), Jeffrey L. (Rebecca), Lori Winters (Tom) and her grandchildren: Nathan, Harris, Eric, Leon, Zachary, Eli, Jennifer, and Gabriel; and great grandson Jagger. She is also survived by her loving brother Sam and many nieces and nephews.

The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, June 24, 2019 in Riverside Gordon Memorial Chapel at Mount Nebo Kendall, 5900 SW 77th Ave, Miami, FL 33413.

Any donations in Ellen’s memory can be made to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.


  • Mitchell Mandler, Son
  • Jeffrey Mandler, Son
  • Lori Winters, Daughter
  • Sam Mandler, Brother
  • Grandchildren: Nathan, Harris, Eric, Leon, Zachary, Eli, Jennifer, and Gabriel
    Great Grandson: Jagger


  • Funeral Service Monday, June 24, 2019

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