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Frances Ruth (Goldman) Karsh

Frances Ruth Goldman Karsh, born August 23, 1923 in Boston, a resident of Boca Raton and New Seabury and formerly of Waban, MA, passed peacefully at her Cape Cod home on September 23, 2020; she had a good heart, a “lev tov”, all her life. Frances was the much loved daughter of Annie Bank Goldman and Abraham Goldman, beloved wife of the late Henry Karsh, loving and devoted mother to Ellen Karsh Dubois (Lawrence), Bruce Karsh, Donna Karsh Carlson, cherished grandmother to Emily Dubois deVries (Jeremy), Abigail Dubois, and great grandmother to Lily deVries. Devoted sister to Verna Cooper and to predeceased siblings Ida Goldman Goodman, Philip Goldman, Benjamin Goldman, and Frank Goldman.

Lovingly remembered for her kindness, warmth, love of family, peace and of life, humor, creativity, intelligence, perseverance and her pioneering working woman spirit as a copywriter in both Boston and New York City and then, with Henry, founding Jobs Unlimited employment agency where they worked for decades while raising their children. The family matriarch, dedicated to her Jewish roots, Frances enjoyed family gatherings, especially on Shabbat and Jewish holidays. She created many fond memories for her family and friends and she will be extraordinarily missed by all who had the honor of knowing her. Private services will be held October 1. In lieu of flowers, expressions in her memory may be made to: The Good People Fund, 384 Wyoming Avenue, Millburn, NJ 07041 (973-761-0580).


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