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Deceased Information

DECEASED:
Howard Hillman


DATE OF DEATH:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 (before sunset)

23 Nisan, 5777

DATE OF FUNERAL:
Friday, April 21, 2017


TIME OF FUNERAL:
2:00 PM


PLACE OF FUNERAL:
GRAVESIDE


PLACE OF BURIAL:
Greenwood Cemetery, Atlanta, GA


SHIVA INFORMATION:
2:00 PM until 8:30 PM Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the home of Jack and Michael Hillman, with a 7:00 PM minyan.
2898 Sequoyah Drive Atlanta, GA 30327

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  • Temple Sinai Atlanta 5645 Dupree Drive, Atlanta, GA 30327
  • William Breman Jewish Home 3150 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30327

  • OBITUARY:
    Howard Sanders Hillman, 77, passed away peacefully April 19, 2017. Howard was born on January 9, 1940 to Sara and Ralph Hillman. He leaves behind his daughter, Shoshanah Hillman; granddaughters, Ava and Chavi; brother, Jack Hillman; sister-in-law, Michal; nieces Annsley and Ben Klehr and Brittany and Alan Schwartzwald; and great nieces and nephews: Layla and Sawyer Klehr, and Mack and Mimi Schwartzwald. A native of Atlanta, Howard went to Inman Elementary School and was a Grady High School graduate. He graduated from GA State University. He enjoyed his summers at Camp Blue Star in Hendersonville, NC. He always enjoyed his Grady reunions. Howard was passionate about reciting Hebrew and he loved the many times he spent in Israel. He made many trips to Israel, and even considered moving to Israel in his earlier years. His favorite hobby was collecting and trading stamps. Earning his GA insurance license was a proud highlight of his life. He loved following sports, first as a young boy following the Atlanta Crackers and going to their games at the Ponce de Leon Ball Park. In later years he diligently followed the Braves, Falcons, and Hawks. Howard loved his synagogue, Temple Sinai; it was the center of his Jewish Life. He had the greatest respect and admiration for Rabbi Levenberg. Howard appreciated Rabbi’s friendship and valued his spiritual guidance. Most of all Howard loved his family. He always enjoyed family celebrations with his many relatives. He was so proud of his daughter and his beloved granddaughters. He was devoted to his loving parents. He admired their wonderful marriage of over 70 years, and how deeply they cared for one another. He was always so thankful that they were in his life. They were truly his beloved best friends, and he missed them deeply when they passed away. He was a resident of the Jewish Tower for many years and the Jewish Home for three years. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff of the William Bremen Jewish Home for their compassionate care for Howard. The family also thanks the many doctors and particularly his NP’s at the Jewish Home who helped sustain Howard’s health through the years. We would also like to thank Elton Osmonson for his loyal service to so many of Howard's needs. Sign online guest book: www.edressler.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Temple Sinai or the William Bremen Jewish Home. A graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Friday, April 21, 2017 at Greenwood Cemetery with Rabbi Bradley Levenberg officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.


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    Jerry ShureApr 23 2017 06:04 pm
    Howard was a gentleman and always happy to see a friend. Never heard a cross word from him and worked hard to make the most of his life with the help from brother Jack. When asked. I would see Howard from time to time and Howard always had some news and interesting comments. He will be missed. Jerry Shure
    Judy and Alan SchulmanApr 23 2017 04:00 pm
    Dear Jack, Michal and family, We are sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
    Danny BoazApr 23 2017 01:19 pm
    Dear Jack, Michal & Family, I am so sorry to hear about Howard's passing. The Boaz Family and the Hillman Family were next-door-neighbors on Berkshire Rd. in Morningside since the early 50's. I have many fond memories of the times we spent together over the years. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. May Howard Rest In Peace.
    Holly H. StrelzikApr 23 2017 10:44 am
    Dear Jack and Michal, So sorry to hear of your brother's passing. Sending condolences and love. Holly and Steven Strelzik
    Eileen & MiltonApr 22 2017 02:48 pm
    We are so sorry for your loss. May Howard's name be for a blessing forever.
    Marilyn Loeb FeingoldApr 22 2017 06:37 am
    I was so sorry to hear about Howard's passing. He was a sweet, kind man who seemed to enjoy learning about his family's history. He will be missed. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
    Ann and Max OlimApr 21 2017 11:19 pm
    Dear Jack, Michel and entire family, our thoughts and prayers are with you you at this time. May he Rest In Peace.
    Meryl LevittApr 21 2017 02:05 pm
    Richard & I are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you.
    Murray and Lynn FriedmanApr 21 2017 10:40 am
    Dear Jack and Family - We are sorry to hear about your loss. May he rest in peace. Sincerely, Murray and Lynn
    Ronnie GoingsApr 21 2017 06:55 am
    My most heartfelt condolences and prayers are offered to the Hillman Family at the loss of Howard. In 1946 my Parents purchased a home on Mentelle Drive and our neighbor was Howard's Grandparents. Wonderful Memories of very Lovely Friends and Neighbors. The Hillman Family will always be in my memory. Rest in Peace Howard.
    Charles SheronApr 21 2017 01:40 am
    Jack, Michal and Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Margie EdenApr 20 2017 09:27 pm
    Jack, so sorry to hear about Howard. My sincere prayers and healing thoughts for you and your family.
    Linda ReismanApr 20 2017 05:49 pm
    Howard and are so very sorry for your loss. We send our condolences and prayers during this difficult time.
    Barbara and HP MaysApr 20 2017 05:21 pm
    Michal and Jack our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family during this difficult time.
    Mark and Donna FleishmanApr 20 2017 03:41 pm
    Our condolences to Jack and the whole family. We are so sorry for your loss. May Howard's memory remain for a blessing to family and friends.
    Paul B. Posner Social Circle, Ga.Apr 20 2017 03:40 pm
    Jack & family so sorry to hear about Howard. We all grew up around Berkshire & Plymouth Rd and the good times at Uncle Ralph's house.
    Elaine &Jerry BlumenthalApr 20 2017 03:32 pm
    Dear Jack and Michal - So sorry to read of the loss of your precious brother, Howard. We know that you did your very best and made his life much happier. Take care. Love, Elaine & Jerry
    Sari marmurApr 20 2017 12:30 pm
    So sorry about your loss. Know I'm thinking about you and your family.
    Sari marmurApr 20 2017 12:27 pm
    So sorry about your loss. Know I'm thinking about you and your family.
    Marty Oxman & Family, Charlotte NCApr 20 2017 10:04 am
    My condolences to the Hillman Family.
    Hershene and Joel BorrinApr 19 2017 06:01 pm
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. Please know that we are thinking of you and the family during this time.
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