August 5, 2021 ~ 27 Av 5781
After a beautiful 94 years of a life filled with love, Elise Essig died on August 5, 2021.
Elise was a professional volunteer, giving her time to various organizations, including the Jewish Hospital Guild Member Quarter Century Club, and was awarded the W.L.K.Y. Bell Award Honored Volunteer. She was also a member of The Temple, Brandeis University Women’s Organization, Jewish Community Center, N.C.J.W- Louisville Section, Hadassah, B’nai B’rith Woman, and Lion of Judah.
Above everything was her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Armand.
Elise is survived by her daughters, Jill Simon (Alan) and Patti Goldstein (Ronald); grandchildren, Dan Goldstein (Carey), Diane Shearer (Shad), Julie Marks (Rodney), and Mark Simon (Julie); great-grandchildren, Elise and Sally Goldstein, Sydney and Ryan Marks, Drew and Lola Simon.
The family is grateful to the caregivers that attended to our mother’s needs.
Donation in honor of Elise to Bridgehaven Mental Health Services, 950 S. 1st Street, Louisville, KY 40203 (https://bridgehaven.networkforgood.com/) ; Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, 733 Third Avenue, Ste. 510, N.Y., NY 10017 (CCF Online Donation); or donor’s choice.
On Sunday, August 8, 2021, a graveside service will be held at 2:30 in The Temple Cemetery.