November 16, 2021 ~ 12 Kislev 5782
Barbara B. Goldberg died November 16, 2021, at her home in Louisville, surrounded by her family. On February 28, 1941, she was born in Louisville, the only child of Helen and Norman Blieden. She was known as “Mimi” and the most wonderful grandmother to her grandchildren Caroline, Joseph, Marnina, Abigail, Ethan, Noah, and Blaze.
She dedicated her life to her family and volunteer work. As a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Barbara gave 43 years to the gift shop there. She was also a member of The Jewish Community Center, National Council of Jewish Women-Louisville Section, Hadassah, and the Federation’s Lion of Judah. She also loved playing Canasta with her lifelong friends.
Barbara is survived by her high school sweetheart and husband of 61 years, Edwin; children Craig, Brian (Deborah), Marla Ambrose (Jonathan Smith), her beloved grandchildren, and her sister and brother-in-law Benita and Alan Simon.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 17th at Herman Meyer & Son, Inc., 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may go to Wounded Warriors or the Jewish Community Center.