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Harriet Grace Hirsch

Harriet Grace (Soshnick) Hirsch, 83, of Tucson died Jan. 20, 2018.

Born in New York City, Mrs. Hirsch attended Bronx Science High School, went on to Skidmore College where she majored in psychology, and received a master’s in education from Columbia University Teachers College. She was a teacher in New York and Gopinger, Germany. In 1962, shortly after returning to the United States, she and her husband, Robert Hirsch, settled in Tucson. Mrs. Hirsch returned to teaching as a special education teacher in the 1980s.

Mrs. Hirsch was preceded in death by her husband, Robert.  Survivors include her children Julie (Brian) Hills of Tucson and David Hirsch of San Tan, Arizona; and four grandchildren.

Services were held at Evergreen Mortuary, followed by interment in the Temple Emanu-El section of Evergreen Cemetery, with Rabbi Thomas Louchheim of Congregation Or Chadash officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Or Chadash, 3939 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85718; Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011; or Literacy Connects, 200 E. Yavapai Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705.