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Judith K Bressler

November 5, 1935 ~ December 20, 2020 (age 85)


Judy Kagan Bressler, 85, died December 20, 2020. She was born in Wilno, Poland in
1935 and immigrated with her parents to New Orleans at age 2 to escape Nazi
occupation. She was the eldest daughter of Oscar and Ida Zerlin Kagan, of blessed
memory. Raised in Uptown New Orleans, she attended Isidore Newman School and
Newcomb College. She married Stanley Bressler in 1956, and they were married 56
years until his death in 2012. Judy and Stanley lived most of their lives in New Orleans,
except for 8 years after Katrina, when they were in Atlanta. Judy was a devoted fulltime
Mom and served as Den Mother for the Cub Scout pack. After her kids were
raised, she joined Stanley in the real estate business at Stan Weber and then
Prudential. Judy was predeceased by her husband, parents and her sister, Suzanne
Wexler (Nathan). Judy is survived by her brother Bobby (Mary) two sons, Richard
(Mindi), of Atlanta, GA and Lee (Tamie) of New Orleans, and four grandchildren, Daniel
(Dallas, TX), Erin (Hyannis, MA), Rachel (Memphis, TN) and Adam (New Orleans), and
one niece and four nephews. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday,
December 23, 2020 at 11:30AM Central as a private graveside ceremony. The funeral
will be streamed live on the Temple Sinai website, and Zoom
links are available there. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Temple Sinai in
New Orleans or the Weinstein Hospice in Atlanta, Shiva will
be Thursday at 5:30PM Central and can be attended by accessing the Zoom link on the website.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Tharp Sontheimer Tharp in New Orleans,

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