Sherry Solomon

Obituary of Sherry Solomon

Encinitas, CA - Formerly of Ellenville, NY

Sherry Solomon a resident of Encinitias, CA – Formerly of the Ellenville area passed away on May 12, 2020. She was 93. Sherry was the wife of Henry Solomon (z"l), mother of 4 children, Cynthia aka Pippy (z"l), Naomi and Michael Katz, Debby and Larry Cooper, and Jimmy and Mayumi Solomon, bubby to Adam, Jesse, Robby, Ryan, Gabe, and Harry, and great-grandmother to Gillian, Alexandra, Adyson, Ellie and Mirah, and aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Sherry was a high school English teacher, college instructor, secondary school principal and administrator. She was a beautiful, glamorous woman who worked hard and generously offered others her help.  From a young age, she felt the need to prove herself, to shine in all aspects of her life -- forever striving to achieve, earning two doctorates. She loved to dance and enjoyed being center stage.

After living in Ellenville, NY and raising her family, she moved to Florida, where she made a new life for her and Henry.  In her last years, she lived with Naomi and Michael Katz and then in a nursing home in California. Manya Eisner was her dearest friend  She will be forever missed.

A graveside funeral service will take place on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at the Congregation Ezrath Israel Synagogue Cemetery, Route 209 in Wawarsing with Rabbi Moshe Frank officiating. Due to the current COVID crisis, services will be held privately. 

Donations in her name can be made to Planned Parenthood Federation of America <>

Funeral arrangements are honorably entrusted to the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home - Ellenville; 845-647-7744 or

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