Sarah Brody, 97, passed away on January 11, 2016. Sarah was a longtime resident of Bloomfield, CT, with her husband Joseph, who predeceased her, and their children. In Bloomfield, Sarah was an active member of the Beth Hillel Synagogue. Sarah was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., became a nurse (RN), and volunteered for the United States Army following Pearl Harbor. During the Second World War, Sarah was a member of the 103rd Field Evacuation Hospital, which was attached to the Third and First Armies, and she served from Omaha Beach to the Elbe. Following the war and moving to Connecticut, Sarah received her B.S., from the University of Connecticut, and her M.A. from the University of Hartford. Sarah taught third grade for many years at the Wintonbury Elementary School in Bloomfield, CT. Sarah is survived by her three children, Mitchell, Richard, and Jed, as well as her grandchildren, Nathan, Miriam, Jessica, Dan, Ben, Tal, and Jade.
There will be a graveside funeral service at the Beth Hillel Synagogue Cemetery, Wolcott Rd., East Granby, CT, at 11:00 a.m., on Friday, January 15, 2016. Any memorial donations may be made to: Tamarisk Assisted Living, 3 Shalom Drive, Warwick, RI, 02888. Arrangements are entrusted to the Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford. To sign a guest book for Sarah, please visit on line at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.