Mollie (Hyman) Bornstein, 87, entered into rest peaceably at her home in West Hartford on September 22, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Sigmund Bornstein. Born on December 24, 1929 in Everett, MA, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Bessie (Weinbaum) Hyman.
Mollie was a graduate of the Massachusetts School of Art and UCONN for her Masters. She was a kind, caring and giving person who loved her family. She was a professor at Central Connecticut State College and excelled in running the ceramics department even creating her own glazes. She also loved her students and gave them the freedom to create their own directions. She was a great teacher and “said she worked for the students.” She will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her sons, Paul Bornstein of West Hartford and Philip Bornstein and his wife Beth of Simsbury; and her beloved granddaughters: Kimberly, Katie, Emily and Allison. She also leaves a brother Ray Hyman of Eugene, OR. Besides her husband and parents, her brother, Payson Hyman, predeceased her.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 PM on September 24, 2017 in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Ave., Hartford, CT with Rabbi Pincus officiating. Interment will follow in the Beth Israel Cemetery, Jackson St. Extension, Avon, CT. The family will receive relatives and friends at 105 Orchard Rd West Hartford, CT following the interment till 6:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to McLean Health Care 75 Great Pond Rd. Simsbury, CT 06070 For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Mollie, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm