Dorothy Kaplin, 92

Dorothy Kaplin, 92


October 13, 2021 ~ 7 Heshvan 5782


Dorothy Robenson Kaplin, 92 died October 13, 2021 in her Louisville home.  On November 1, 1928, Dorothy was born to Mary, and Milton Robenson, a pharmacist.  She married the love of her life, Merle, and together shared 66 years, until his death in 2018.

Dorothy attended the University of Louisville and worked for a number of years as a preschool teacher.  Later, she followed in her mother’s footsteps and became the synagogue secretary at Adath Jeshurun.  When she retired from there, she started a new career as a unit secretary at St. Anthony Hospital.  Upon her retirement from the hospital, Dorothy became a full-time grandmother.  To everyone, family and friends, she was Grandma.

Dorothy is survived by her three children, Sheryl Gross (Mel), Marsha Skuller (John), and Myra Goldman (Nathan); and her 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, October 15, 2021 at Keneseth Israel Cemetery.  The funeral service will be live-streamed via Facebook at www.facebook.com/hermanmeyerson

In lieu of flowers, donations to Keneseth Israel Congregation, 2531 Taylorsville Rd, Louisville, KY 40205 are appreciated.  Donate to KI