October 8, 1931 – March 9, 2013
Reina Bejar (nee Behar), 81, passed away at Mt. Sinai Hospital on March 9, 2013.
Reina was born in Havana, Cuba in 1931. She proudly graduated from the University of Havana with a Doctor of Pharmacy. After marrying the late Moises Bejar in June of 1958, she and her husband were exiled to the United States in 1961. She obtained her RPh degree in Florida and was a practicing registered pharmacist in Miami until her second bout with cancer in 2012. Reina was an active member of the Jewish community and a proud member of Temple Moses.
Reina was the beloved wife of the late Moises Bejar; cherished mother of Fanny (Ron) Cohen, Esther Bejar and Sammy (Bonnie) Bejar; dear grandmother of Ben and Tali Cohen, David and Morrie Bejar; respected sister of Alberto Behar and the late “Checha” (Behar) Benhaim and fond aunt of many.
The Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 1 PM in the Indoor Chapel at Lakeside Memorial Park and Funeral Home, 10301 NW 25th Street, Miami Florida 33172 with interment to follow within the Park.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society www.cancer.org/donate.
- Funeral Service Sunday, March 10, 2013