Frances Hand

Obituary of Frances J. Hand

FRANCES J. HAND PRINCETON, NJ FORMERLY OF MONTICELLO, NY Frances J. Hand died Tuesday, August 30, 2005 at University Medical Center in Princeton, N.J. She was 99 years old. Born in New York City, the eldest daughter of Chana and David Rosen, she attended Hunter College High School, graduated from City College, and studied at the New School and NYU. She was a personnel director for both National Starch and Marlon Candy in New York City. She lived in Monticello, N.Y. for 55 years, before moving in July with her husband Nathan to Acorn Glen, in Princeton, N.J. She worked for many years as a substitute teacher in public and private schools in Sullivan County and taught Yiddish at the Jewish Center in Monticello. She was active in Hadassah, the Sisterhood of the Landfield Avenue Synagogue, the Sullivan County Dramatic Workshop and other civic and charitable organizations. Blessed with a magnetic personality and indomitable spirit, she lived a long and full life as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, an inspired teacher, and a devoted friend to many. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Nathan Hand; her daughter Susanne Hand; her grandsons Rafe and Alex Kinsey; and her son-in-law, David Kinsey, all of Princeton; her sister Gloria Himmelfarb; and several nieces and nephews. Her funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 1 at 2 p.m. at the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home, 388 Broadway in Monticello, N.Y. Rabbi Ben Zion Chanowitz will officiate. Burial will be held in the Brotherhood Cemetery in Monticello. Memorial contributions may be made to the Landfield Avenue Synagogue, Monticello or Hadassah.
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Funeral Service

Thursday, September 1, 2005
Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home Inc.
388 Broadway
Monticello, New York, United States

Interment at: Brotherhood Cemetery

Friday, September 2, 2005
Brotherhood Cemetery
Old Thompsonville Rd
Monticello, New York, United States
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