Doris Dorfman

obit_dorfmanDoris Dorfman, 89, died Sept. 19, 2015.

Born in Bayonne, N.J., Mrs. Dorfman raised her children in Roselle, N.J., where she served as sisterhood president of Congregation Emanu-El. She wrote parodies and show scripts for temple and Hadassah events. After the birth of their first grandson, Mr. and Mrs. Dorfman moved to Tucson. She was executive secretary and office manager for the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona for many years. On her retirement, she was named the Federation’s “Woman of Valor” for her volunteer services at Handmaker and her administrative work at Las Familias.

Survivors include her husband of 68 years, Art Dorfman; children, Marcy (Lisa) Merin, and Suzyn (Jak) Dorfman, both of Tucson; sister, Renee (Phil) Sachs of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; four grandchildren and four great-grand children.

Memorial services were held at Temple Emanu-El with Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon officiating.