Gloria Massa Rothstein

Obituary of Gloria Massa Rothstein

Summitville, NY

Gloria Massa Rothstein, a long-time resident of Summitville, NY passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at her daughter’s home in Nyack, NY. She was 97 years old. 

Gloria is survived by her son and daughter, David and Claudia, her daughter-in-law Sandra, her beautiful granddaughter Olivia, her son-in-law Frank, her sister Ruby Mintz and her children Howard, Jeff, and Laura. Gloria was born and raised in Brookline, Massachusetts by her parents Saul and Lillian Copellman.

Gloria was a known singer and entertainer throughout the Catskills and Florida, and a long-time community activist for social justice.  Her biggest joy in life was living in the Catskills and spending time with her many friends and family. “With a twinkle in her eye, Mom showed love and compassion to everyone around her”.

A graveside funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2023, at 1:00pm at the Wurtsboro Hebrew Cemetery, Route 209 in Wurtsboro. 

Memorial contributions in Gloria’s name may be made to the Phillipsport Community Center, PO Box 828, Phillipsport, NY 12769 or the Basha Kill Area Association, PO Box 1121, Wurtsboro, NY 12790

Arrangements are honorably entrusted to the Joseph N. Garlick Funeral Home - 845-794-7474 or

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Graveside Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday, February 23, 2023
Wurtsboro Hebrew Cemetery
Route 209
Wurtsboro, New York, United States