In memory of
Audrey Yvette Solomon
In memory of
Audrey Yvette Solomon
Audrey Yvette Solomon, 90 Beloved By All Who Knew Her Audrey Yvette Solomon age 90, died in Richmond University Hospital after a short illness. Audrey was predeceased by her mother, namely Mildred Harris Solomon, her father Maximillan Solomon and her brother Lester G. Solomon. Audrey was born in Borough Park, Brooklyn on October 1, 1930. She graduated from New Utrecht High School and went on to study at Wayne State University and the City College of New York. Audrey then pursued a course of study in her chosen field in the food service industry. In furtherance of this, she graduated from the New York Institute of Dietetics. After completion, Audrey worked at Misericordia and Montefiore Hospitals until her mother had became ill requiring Audrey's assistance in the in the family owned orthopedic shoe business titled Solomon's Foot Rest located in Borough Park, Brooklyn. After her mother died, Audrey resumed working in the medical food industry. She worked in various nursing homes achieving the title of Food Services Director. In 1994, Audrey began a third career as a medical assistant working for Health Care Associates in Medicine here in Staten Island where she continued until she was 85 years old. Audrey lived her life as a feminist which began in an atmosphere of fear and repression but that didn't stop her. For several years she managed the Woman's West Side Discussion Group which tackled issues of concern to women. Despite her commitment to women's rights, Audrey was always mindful of the sensibilities of those who surrounded her because at her core, was a desire to never hurt anyone because she felt everyone had value. Audrey was a woman who possessed many talents but what distinguished her from others was an innate kindness that swelled from a well of quiet wisdom from deep inside her. She was the most gentle of woman and if she needed to scold someone she would do it in a way that kept their dignity intact. Her extraordinary people skills resulted in people loving her dearly both professionally and socially. Audrey was born a Jew and died a Jew but lived a Christlike existence-she always looked for the good in people; she did not tolerate others hurting anyone in her presence; she was gracious and merciful to others; she was forgiving; she welcomed the outcast; she helped the sick, needy and underprivileged-that was Audrey. Amen Audrey is survived by her life partner of 44 years namely Phyllis M. Zito, a nephew Dr. Neil Solomon and a niece Debi Lisann. Friends and family may visit the Cherubini McInerney Funeral Home located at 1289 Forest Avenue, Staten Island, N.Y. on Sunday, November 22 between the hours of 2pm thru 6pm. There will be an eulogy given by Rabbi Michael Howald at 5pm. Burial will be at Silver Mount Cemetery located at 918 Victory Boulevard on Monday, November 23. at 10am. In lieu of flowers, please donate in Audrey's memory to the Leukemia & Lymphona Society NYC, at P.O.Box 22448, New York City, N.Y. 10087 Cherubini McInerney Funeral Home 1289 Forest Ave. Staten Island, N.Y. 10302 (718) 442-9047
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In memory of
Audrey Yvette Solomon
Audrey Yvette Solomon, 90 Beloved By All Who Knew Her Audrey Yvette Solomon age 90, died in Richmond University Hospital after a short illness. Audrey was predeceased by her mother, namely Mildred Harris Solomon, her father Maximillan Solomon and her brother Lester G. Solomon. Audrey was born in Borough Park, Brooklyn on October 1, 1930. She graduated from New Utrecht High School and went on to study at Wayne State University and the City College of New York. Audrey then pursued a course of study in her chosen field in the food service industry. In furtherance of this, she graduated from the New York Institute of Dietetics. After completion, Audrey worked at Misericordia and Montefiore Hospitals until her mother had became ill requiring Audrey's assistance in the in the family owned orthopedic shoe business titled Solomon's Foot Rest located in Borough Park, Brooklyn. After her mother died, Audrey resumed working in the medical food industry. She worked in various nursing homes achieving the title of Food Services Director. In 1994, Audrey began a third career as a medical assistant working for Health Care Associates in Medicine here in Staten Island where she continued until she was 85 years old. Audrey lived her life as a feminist which began in an atmosphere of fear and repression but that didn't stop her. For several years she managed the Woman's West Side Discussion Group which tackled issues of concern to women. Despite her commitment to women's rights, Audrey was always mindful of the sensibilities of those who surrounded her because at her core, was a desire to never hurt anyone because she felt everyone had value. Audrey was a woman who possessed many talents but what distinguished her from others was an innate kindness that swelled from a well of quiet wisdom from deep inside her. She was the most gentle of woman and if she needed to scold someone she would do it in a way that kept their dignity intact. Her extraordinary people skills resulted in people loving her dearly both professionally and socially. Audrey was born a Jew and died a Jew but lived a Christlike existence-she always looked for the good in people; she did not tolerate others hurting anyone in her presence; she was gracious and merciful to others; she was forgiving; she welcomed the outcast; she helped the sick, needy and underprivileged-that was Audrey. Amen Audrey is survived by her life partner of 44 years namely Phyllis M. Zito, a nephew Dr. Neil Solomon and a niece Debi Lisann. Friends and family may visit the Cherubini McInerney Funeral Home located at 1289 Forest Avenue, Staten Island, N.Y. on Sunday, November 22 between the hours of 2pm thru 6pm. There will be an eulogy given by Rabbi Michael Howald at 5pm. Burial will be at Silver Mount Cemetery located at 918 Victory Boulevard on Monday, November 23. at 10am. In lieu of flowers, please donate in Audrey's memory to the Leukemia & Lymphona Society NYC, at P.O.Box 22448, New York City, N.Y. 10087 Cherubini McInerney Funeral Home 1289 Forest Ave. Staten Island, N.Y. 10302 (718) 442-9047
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