Leila Joy (Andelman) Shoham, 92, of Bloomfield Connecticut, passed away peacefully on Friday June 3rd, 2022 at home. Joy was born on April 17th, 1930, in Hartford, Connecticut to Sinea (Gere) and Joseph Andelman. She grew up in Hartford and graduated from Weaver High School. Joy loved spending time at the beach and was an active member of the Beth Hillel synagogue, singing at the choir. She enjoyed sewing especially making quilts which her grandchildren will cherish forever. Joy is survived by her children, Mark E. Shoham of Newton Mass, Scott A Shoham and his wife Ronit of West Hartford and Lynn Horn and her Husband Keith of Woodcliff Lake in NJ. Her grandchildren, Ari Shoham, Tali Shoham, Maya Shoham- Marquez and her wife Liz, Koreen Shoham and her fiancé Colby MacDonald, Ben Shoham, Jessica Horn, Michael Horn & Brian Horn and her great grandchild Aiden Shoham- Marquez. Joy is predeceased by her husband Alvin E. Shoham. A graveside funeral service will be held on Wednesday June 8th 2022 at 11am at Beth Hillel Synagogue Cemetery, 80 Wolcott Rd., East Granby, with Rabbi Philip Lazowski officiating. Following the graveside funeral service, through 8:00 PM with a service at 7pm, the family will observe Shiva at 61 Filley Street, Bloomfield, CT 06002. The family would like to express its sincere gratitude and appreciation to Michelle, Ewelina, Colleen Juliette & Karen- “Team Joy” for the wonderful & loving care that they have extended to Joy and the Masonicare Hospice for all their support. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Friends of Filley Park to create a bench in memory of Joy.
Donations should be mailed to:
Filley Park Committee
P.O Box 170
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Checks should be made out to: Town of Bloomfield; with “Filley Park – Shoham” in the memo line.
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