Renee Isserlis

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Renee Isserlis, 91, died peacefully at home surrounded by her 5 children. Born in Fall River, MA ; Renee was a graduate of Westbrook College. She met her husband Leonard at the beach; he was also a native of Fall River, and were married in 1950. In 1951 they moved to Syracuse to take ownership of Lamson Food and Vending which successfully continues in business to this day. They settled in Syracuse, raised their 5 children and enjoyed a good life.

Renee was an active yachtsman for more than 50 years. The ocean became their second home.  They spent many wonderful years traveling from Bonnie Castle on the St. Lawrence River to Bahia Mar, in Ft Lauderdale, FL.

Renee was a member of Temple Adath Yeshurun and the sisterhood of the Temple. She bowled on the Sisterhood team for many years. Renee was quietly generous and charitable to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, The Special Olympics and many other worthy organizations. One of her greatest pleasures was shopping...if one was good, two were better!

She was pre deceased by her husband Leonard, and her sister Gerry Kesselman.
She is survived by her children Reggie Isserlis Adler, Alan Isserlis, Clark (Linda) Isserlis, Jessica (Samuel Sickles) Isserlis, and Randi (Randy) Greenfield; 11 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and her sister Irma (Carl) Feldman.

Private graveside services for the immediate family will be in Adath Yeshurun Cemetery. A live feed of Renee’s service will begin at 9AM, Sunday, June 21, on the Sisskind Funeral Service Facebook page.

Contributions in Renee’s memory may be made to Memorial Sloan Kettering
Cancer Center:

Sisskind Funeral Service has arrangements.

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To the family of Renee. I’m so sorry for your loss, my prayer and thoughts are with you. I had the pleasure of serving Renee when she came into Rustons always loved seeing her come in the door, she was always very nice to me. I will miss her. RIP Renee 💜

Written by Debra Culkin
2020-06-19 5:05:34 PM

We send our deepest sympathy to the family. We were all very fond of "bubbie" as we called Renee. She was a wonderful mom and bubbie, perfect. Our sons have memories of seeing her all the time and they even called her bubbie. We will miss her.

Written by Vicki and Gary Rothman
2020-06-20 5:03:08 PM

Tsoros and lamentations to a woman of honor and valor. May you be remembered for all your kindness, wisdom and alacrity. Respecfully yours.Niles GreenhouseMD and extended family Hello to Marc and Reggie

Written by Niles GreenhouseMD
2020-06-21 1:28:08 PM