In memory of
Theodore Saul Rappaport
In memory of
Theodore Saul Rappaport
Rappaport, Theodore Saul DEFREESTVILLE On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, Theodore Saul "Teddy" Rappaport passed away at age 88. He was born to Phillip and Rachel Rappaport on October 19, 1932, and raised in Albany. Teddy was predeceased by his older brother Leonard "Lenny" Rappaport; and his wife and childhood sweetheart of 60 years, Shirley (Levy) Rappaport. He is survived and will be greatly missed by his two daughters, Amy Young (Kevin Young) and Meta Rappaport (Mark Muraven); and his five grandchildren, Max, Ben and Alex Young, and Anya and Sammy Muraven. Teddy was a beloved seventh through ninth grade social studies teacher in the Albany School District for 37 years when he retired in 1992. He was very active in the teacher's union through out his career and worked with his other union colleagues to negotiate fair wages and benefits for teachers in the late '60s and early '70s. Teddy loved cooking, music, theatre, opera, dance and world travel. He spent his final years in Defreestville with his Maine Coon cat in the home where he and Shirley raised their family. Those of you who wish to remember Teddy in a special way may consider a donation in his memory to either the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society at mohawkhumane.org or Jacob's Pillow Dance Theatre at jacobspillow.org . To leave the family an online condolence please visit levinememorialchapel.com
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Levine Memorial Chapel Inc
649 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12206
In memory of
Theodore Saul Rappaport
Rappaport, Theodore Saul DEFREESTVILLE On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, Theodore Saul "Teddy" Rappaport passed away at age 88. He was born to Phillip and Rachel Rappaport on October 19, 1932, and raised in Albany. Teddy was predeceased by his older brother Leonard "Lenny" Rappaport; and his wife and childhood sweetheart of 60 years, Shirley (Levy) Rappaport. He is survived and will be greatly missed by his two daughters, Amy Young (Kevin Young) and Meta Rappaport (Mark Muraven); and his five grandchildren, Max, Ben and Alex Young, and Anya and Sammy Muraven. Teddy was a beloved seventh through ninth grade social studies teacher in the Albany School District for 37 years when he retired in 1992. He was very active in the teacher's union through out his career and worked with his other union colleagues to negotiate fair wages and benefits for teachers in the late '60s and early '70s. Teddy loved cooking, music, theatre, opera, dance and world travel. He spent his final years in Defreestville with his Maine Coon cat in the home where he and Shirley raised their family. Those of you who wish to remember Teddy in a special way may consider a donation in his memory to either the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society at mohawkhumane.org or Jacob's Pillow Dance Theatre at jacobspillow.org . To leave the family an online condolence please visit levinememorialchapel.com
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Services Provided By
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649 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12206
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