Pearl (Posmanter) Weinstein, 95, of West Hartford, died Monday, (May 1, 2006). She was the widow of Arthur D. Weinstein. Born in Tampa, FL, she was the daughter of the late David and Olga (Weinstein) Posmanter. Pearl was a former chairman of the State of Connecticut Mental Health Drug Board. She was a former coordinator of a Model UN Convention and former coordinator for the modernization of the West Hartford Court. She was active in West Hartford Democratic politics. She was a founding member of Beth El Temple of West Hartford, a past president of the Sisterhood of Beth El Temple. Prior to that, she was a past president of the Sisterhood of The Emanuel Synagogue in Hartford. She was also active in ORT, Technion, and the National Council of Jewish Women. Pearl studied art and was an artist specializing in water-color and collage. She did volunteer work at the Hebrew Home & Hospital. She was a former member of Tumble Brook Country Club in Bloomfield. She leaves three sons, David R. Weinstein and Marjorie E. Greenfield of Philadelphia, PA, Peter M. Weinstein and his wife, Mary of Oakland, CA, and Andrew S. Weinstein and his fiancee, Pamela Grandt of Queens, NY; a daughter, Judith W. Wheeler and her husband, Gilmore of Martinsburg, WV; and three grandchildren, Jonathan D. Aronoff and his wife, Jennie of Oak Park, IL, Benjamin D. Weinstein and his wife, Jen of Albany, CA, and Kate Weinstein of Oakland, CA; and a great-grandson, Nate Weinstein. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 4, at 11 a.m. at Beth El Temple, 2626 Albany Avenue, West Hartford with Rabbi Stanley M. Kessler officiating. Interment will follow in Beth El Temple Cemetery, Jackson Street, Avon. Memorial contributions may be made to Beth El Temple, 2626 Albany Avenue, West Hartford 06117 or to the Hebrew Home & Hospital, 1 Abrahms Blvd., West Hartford 06117. For further information, directions, or to share memories of Pearl with her family, please visit online at www. weinsteinmortuary.com.