Molly (Gitlavitz) Epstein, 100 years of age, of Hamden, formerly of West Hartford and Guilford, died Friday, April 26, 2013. She was the widow of Isadore M. Epstein. Born in New Britain, she was the daughter of the late Hyman and Ida (Konick) Gitlavitz. Molly taught in the West Hartford Public School System until she retired. She was a life member of the Agudas Achim Synagogue of West Hartford. She leaves her daughter, Susan Epstein Shapiro and her husband, Richard Shapiro of Hamden; her son, Mark Epstein of St. Petersburg, Florida; her sister, Dorothy Gitlavitz of Hamden; and her granddaughter, Hannah Shapiro of Hamden. She was predeceased by her sister, Alice Rogol, formerly of Seymour.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, April 29, 2013, at the Agudas Achim Synagogue Cemetery, Cleveland Avenue Ext., Hartford. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice . Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford. For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Molly, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm