Obituary: Sylvia Tomash Root
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Oct 2009, B21

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Sylvia Tomash Root (November 4, 1917-October 13, 2009)
died Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at Sebring Gardens in Madison. Sylvia was born November 4, 1917, in a Jewish shtetl in Russia, daughter of Noah and Malka Erhlich Tomash. In 1920, Sylvia and her family immigrated to St. Paul, MN. Sylvia married Morris J. Root on December 25, 1938. Morrie and Sylvia celebrated 48 years of marriage prior to Morrie's death in 1986. She was preceded in death by her husband, Morris Root; her sister and brother-in-law, Bee and Joe Topel; her brother and sister-in-law, Morris and Sadie Tomasch, her brother Sam Tomash; her son, Avram David Root in 1995; and her daughter, Joyce Root Tedlow in 2003. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Erwin (Its) and Adelle Tomash of California; her daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Norman Sheppard of Middleton, WI; and her grandson, Noah Sheppard. She was buried beside her husband at Memorial Park Cemetery in Skokie, IL on October 15, 2009.

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Obituary: Sylvia Tomash Root

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