Judith Mazow Weingart, 75, died May 9 after suffering with Alzheimer's
Disease for nearly a decade. She died in her sleep at Seven Acres where she
has resided for the past four years.
Judy was born at St. Joseph Hospital to Hilde Levi Mazow of Nuremberg,
Germany, a Holocaust survivor, and Samuel Mazow of Sczuczyn, Poland, now
Belarus, both of blessed memory. She was also predeceased by her sister,
Miriam Findley Mazow, and brother Benjamin Mazow. Judy is survived by her
husband, Michael, whom she married on Halloween, 1965. They have two sons:
Jeffrey, of San Antonio, TX, and Brian, of St. Louis, MO.
She had five grandchildren: Army Specialist Sean Weingart of Fort Collins, Co.
and his wife, Private First Class Risha; Zachary Weingart of Houston; Alex, Evan and
Abbie Weingart of St. Louis. She had one niece and four nephews: Seth
Mazow and wife Erin, of Oakland; Dr. Rachel Plotnick and husband Dr.
Daniel Plotnick of Ellicott City MD.; Aaron Findley and wife Judy of
Seattle WA; Michael Findley of Astoria OR; and Daniel Findley of San Jose
CA. She also leaves her brother-in-law, Dr. David Findley of Palo Alto CA.
She has eight grand nieces and nephews.
Judy attended St. Jacinto High School and then went to business school.
Upon graduating she was a paralegal until she began raising a family. When
the children were older, Judy and Mike bought a travel agency. During the
quarter century they had the opportunity to see much of the world - from
Australia to Argentina and South Africa to Singapore. Travel was an
important part of her life and prior to buying the travel agency, she had an
opportunity to visit many destinations on land and sea while Mike was a
Paramount to Judy's life was volunteerism. It started when she volunteered
with ORT, especially it's gift wrap program. A lifelong member of
Congregation Beth Yeshurun, she was a lifetime member of Hadassah and
National Council of Jewish Women. Judy joined the Houston Jewish
Federation's Business and Professional Women in its early days and was a
member until her illness prevented her from attending meetings. Prior to
her diagnosis, she volunteered at Jewish Family Service with Project Shalom.
She also volunteered for The Gathering Place at Beth Yeshurun and later
shifted from helper to recipient.
Donations may be made to
. 6200 N. Braeswood, Houston TX 77074, or the
Alzheimer's Association's Men's Support Group
, 6055 South Loop East Frwy., Houston TX 77087, or a charity of your choice.