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Pharmacist Shula Fuchs’ burial on April 10 was in Atlanta

SHULA FUCHS, a pharmacist who received her training in Israel and was a longtime resident of New Orleans, died early Sunday morning, April 9, in Atlanta.

Fuchs was born in Tel Aviv before the creation of the modern State of Israel under the British Mandate. She lived in Gaza until the Arab Uprising.

Following her professional training, she met world-famous mathematician Laszlo Fuchs, a Tulane professor and Hungarian Holocaust survivor, on a visit to New Orleans while visiting her uncle.

After the two were married, she made New Orleans her home and became active in the Lakeshore Hebrew Day School, numerous school and was a dedicated volunteer at Congregation Beth Israel

As her health began to deteriorate, the couple moved to Atlanta several years ago in order to be closer to family members.She is survived by her husband, her daughter Terry, her son David and several grandchildren.

A graveside service was held at Crest Lawn Memorial Park in Atlanta at 2:30 p.m. CDT on Monday, April 10, with arrangements made by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care.

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