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Deceased Information

Matiel Leffler

Friday, July 14, 2017 (before sunset)

20 Tammuz, 5777

Sunday, July 16, 2017

2:00 PM


Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah GA

The family will receive guests at Congregation Mickve Israel beginning at 3:15 pm following the graveside service, and 7:00 PM Monday, July 17, 2017 at the home of Ann and Jay Davis in Atlanta.
20 East Gordon Street, Savannah, GA 31401
2450 W. Wesley Rd. Atlanta, GA 30327

Please contact Dresslers at 770-451-4999 to send a message to the family.

  • The Alfred & Adele Davis Academy 8105 Roberts Dr., Atlanta, GA 30350
  • Congregation Mickve Israel (The Permanent Fund)  PO Box 816, Savannah, GA 31402

    Matiel Roos Leffler of Atlanta, died Friday, July 14, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Savannah, GA, was educated in Savannah schools, and attended the University of Georgia. She was the daughter of the late Beatrice Shoenig Roos and David I Roos. The widow of Martin S. Leffler, Sr of Savannah, she was a member of Congregation Mickve Israel in Savannah and The Temple in Atlanta. She was the Past President of the Sisterhood of Mickve Israel and past Chairwomen of UJA. She is survived by brother, David I Roos, Jr of Atlanta; son and daughter-in-law, Martin Stuart Leffler, Jr., and Tammy Leffler of Baltimore, MD; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ann Leffler Davis and Jay Davis of Atlanta and Nancy Leffler Sonenshine and Gerald Sonenshine of Columbia, SC; grandchildren: Elizabeth Davis, Richard Davis (Leah), David Sonenshine (Joanne), Emily Greenberg (Mark), and Madeline, Sarah, and Jessica Leffler; great-grandchildren: Abigail, Miriam, and Benjamin Barkan, Ethan Davis, and Jacob and Daniel Sonenshine; and nieces and nephews, Magna L. Dodge, Susan L. Gold, and Michael and David Leffler. Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday July 16, 2017 at Bonaventure Cemetery with Rabbi Robert Haas officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to The Alfred & Adele Davis Academy, 8105 Roberts Dr, Atlanta, GA 30350 or The Permanent Fund of Congregation Mickve Israel, PO Box 816, Savannah, GA 31402. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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    The Dressler Family
    May the memories of our loved ones remain for a blessing.
    Lauren and Mark RubinJul 22 2017 09:27 pm
    Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your mother.
    Elaine &Jerry BlumenthalJul 18 2017 04:15 pm
    Dear Ann - So sorry to learn of the loss of your mother. We hope memories of happy times will prove a comfort. Love, Elaine & Jerry
    Ben BermanJul 17 2017 06:40 pm
    May Her memory be for a blessing. Sending lots of love to all of you. -ben and julie berman
    Judie BarkanJul 15 2017 05:33 pm
    Thinking of you all. May the days ahead be filled with fond memories of our times shared with Tiel . With love
    Celia DunnJul 15 2017 02:22 pm
    I am so sorry to hear about Matiel. She really was like a second mother while I was growing up in Savannah. My love and prayers to the whole family.
    Donna SternbergJul 15 2017 07:45 am
    Our thoughts are with you at this time. Another page has turned. It is good that she went peacefully. Love. Donna Sternberg
    Reba Kreisberg Herzfeld Jul 14 2017 06:30 pm
    Ann and family, sincere condolences on your loss
    Margie EdenJul 14 2017 06:28 pm
    Ann and family, so very sorry to hear about Matiel. I always loved visiting with her at Costco as we ate our hot dogs! She was a beautiful woman, inside and out. My thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family during this sad time.
    Holly Frankfort LittJul 14 2017 04:27 pm
    My thoughts and memory of Teil when we first met. A beautiful Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. May her memory always be a blessing. Love, Holly Frankfort Litt
    Susan Gordon MorayJul 14 2017 10:20 am
    Ann and family, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Matiel. She was such a wonderful woman. I enjoyed the many years we worked together. I only wish we had more time in Atlanta. May her memory be for a blessing. Thinking of you all.
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