Mildred Pailet Schiffman passes away at 103
MILDRED PAILET SCHIFFMAN, a native of New Orleans born on Twelfth Night near the beginning of the Spanish Influenza pandemic, passed away during the current COVID-19 pandemic on Friday, Nov. 27. She was 103 years old.
A strong woman of independent spirit, she was an immovable force at family gatherings and will be missed by all whom she leaves behind.
Married for 59 years to Albert I. Schiffman, who predeceased her as well as with her oldest son, Harlan. (Sylvia), she is survived by her sons Stephen and Lance (Nancy); her daughter-in-law Sylvia Schiffman; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the New Beth Israel Cemetery on Elysian Fields Ave. but will be restricted to immediate family.
In lieu of flowers, it is preferred that donations be made to Congregation Beth Israel, 4004 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, LA 70002, or, to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TX. The family invites you to share fond memories and condolences online at www.lakelawnmetairie.com.