Celia Plotkin Weiner

by | Dec 6, 2013 | Obituaries

Savannah , Ga .—Celia Plotkin Weiner, 95, of Savannah, Ga. and widow of Elliott R. Weiner, died peacefully Tuesday morning, Nov. 19, 2013, at her home at Buckingham South, where she resided for 14 years, and under the care of Hospice Savannah.

Born in Savannah, she was a daughter of the late Isadore Plotkin and the late Rebecca Mallin Plotkin. Mrs. Weiner was a lifelong member of Congregation Bnai Brith Jacob and the Jewish Educational Alliance. She was a graduate of Savannah High School.

Mrs. Weiner and her husband owned and operated Plotkin and Company for more than 35 years, where she was vice president for sales, bookkeeping and marketing. She was a dedicated chairperson of the synagogue’s gift shop for many years. Mrs. Weiner was a lifelong member of Hadassah, having served in many leadership positions, including president.

She was a loving wife, and a devoted and loving mother and grandmother.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Samuel Sam Plotkin and Jacob Plotkin, OBM.

Surviving are one daughter, Roslyn W. Barney and her husband, Michael, of Virginia Beach, Va.; one son, Larry A. Weiner and his wife, Linda, of Raleigh, N. C.; four grandchildren, Jason Ross Barney, Scott Ryan Barney, Keith E. Weiner and Denise W. Spitalnick; one great-granddaughter, Nina Spitalnick; two sisters, Miriam P. Stein and Bertha P. Freedman, both of Savannah, and a number of nieces and nephews.

The funeral service was held at the graveside, Bonaventure Cemetery, conducted by Rabbi Avigdor Slatus. Remembrances: Congregation Bnai Brith—Jacob-5444 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31405 or Hospice Savannah—Post Office Box #13190, Savannah, Georgia 31416-0190. Share thoughts about Mrs. Weiner and her life at www.gamblefuneralservice.com.