September 5, 1926 – May 29, 2019
Rachel Chojnacki passed away in her sleep May 29th, 2019. She was born on September 5th, 1926 in Belchatov, Poland. She is preceded in death by her parents, Udl Lipka and Avram Gliksman as well as many brothers and sisters who perished in the Holocaust. She is also preceded in death by her best friend and husband of 55 years, Wolf Chojnacki.
She is survived by her two children: Adele (Roy) Berkon and Esther (Steven) Remer; grandchildren: Elyse (Michael) Morceau, Adam Berkon, Brian (Julie) Berkon, Evan (Carolyn) Remer and Jordan Remer: and 9 great grandchildren.
Rachel will be remembered as a strong, brave, and resilient woman who loved her family and friends. Her love, humor and kindness will continue to bring comfort to those who knew her. The family would like to thank her wonderful caregivers: Deborah Belue, Linda Carr, Cutina Ivey, Annetta Moore and Katrina Owens.
Burial will be graveside at the Sherith Israel Synagogue Sunday June 2 at 11:00 am. In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Sherith Israel Synagogue, West End Synagogue or the Holocaust Memorial on the Jewish Community Center Campus in Nashville, Tn.
- Graveside Service Sunday, June 2, 2019
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