April 24, 2022 ~ 23 Nisan 5782
Sofiya Borisovna Vilder, 87, passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, April 24, 2022. Born in Minsk, Belarus on September 1, 1934, she was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a dedicated librarian who loved literature, travel, and people. She came to the US in 1991 as a refugee and fell in love with America, learned English and always maintained her strong Jewish identity, making sure to pass traditional values through generations. She was devoted to her family and friends and will be remembered for her kind smile, incredible memory for poetry, making everyone feel loved, and her desire to feed all who entered her home.
She is survived by her husband, Zinoviy; daughters Inessa and Yelena; granddaughters Lana, Liza, and Danielle; and great-grandchildren Lielle, Talia, Caleb, and Avi.
Graveside service is April 26, 2022 at The Temple Cemetery at 1 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Herman Meyer & Son, Inc.
Memorial gifts in memory of Sofiya may be made to RJCF Children of Sderot, 200 Wells Ave, Newton MA 02459. https://rjcf.com/BostonSderot2022