Selma Samuels

Selma F. Samuels

January 27, 1926 - April 2, 2021
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Donations are being accepted for:
Alzheimer's Association of Maryland

1850 York Road
Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093


Selma F. Samuels (nee Weiner), of Baltimore, MD, passed away on Friday, April 2nd, 2021 at the age of 95. She is survived by her children, Joyce Book and Eleanor Kakuska; grandchildren, Jillian (Gene) Manko and Zachary Book (Christina Blevins); and great grandchildren, Talia and Stella Rose Manko. She was predeceased by her husbands, David W. Samuels and Arnold B. Black; daughter, Terry Gurwitz; brother, Leonard Weiner; and parents, Lena Rose and Isaac Weiner.

Services are private. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Alzheimer's Association of Maryland, 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093.
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Tammi and Jon

Posted at 06:37am
Dearest Joyce and family.

We just heard of your Moms passing.

Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help you at this time.

We love our kitchen and our spa bath so much! Can you help with another project when you are back at work? We are patient people and we adore you. And we can wait till you are ready to work.

xxxooo, Tammi and John in Pasadena


Bonnie Caplan

Posted at 07:37am
Dear Jillian and Joyce,
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother and Grandmother and wanted you to know that I am thinking of you. May her memory be a blessing to all of your family.

Maura Brunner

Posted at 04:46pm
Dearest Eleanor and family, I'm so very sorry for your loss. May your tears turn to smiles with your memories. Deepest sympathy,

Ellen/Myron Asher

Posted at 12:14pm
Joyce and family
With our deepest sympathy on your loss of your mom - so many memories for all of us
So very sorry for your loss
Myron and Ellen

Nancy Friedman

Posted at 11:04am
Joyce, Eleanor and family. I’m so sorry for the loss of your sweet, beautiful mom. Sending sincere and heartfelt sympathies. I haven’t been in touch for many years but kept you in my thoughts and prayers. RIP Selma.
Love Nancy Friedman (Feldman)

Ruthye Steinberg

Posted at 09:26am
Dear Jill and Family
My deepest condolences on the loss of your Grandmother, Selma. May her name always be for a blessing.

Stephanie Ferber

Posted at 09:13am

So sorry to read about your mom. From the sound of things, seems like you had her laugh. May good memories and time help to ease your pain.

Robbin Handwerger

Posted at 08:47am
Joyce and family,
I was so sorry to read about your mom’s passing. I remember her like yesterday. My sincere condolences @ this most difficult time.

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation

Posted at 10:59pm

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation clergy, lay leaders and members offer their condolences to the family of Selma Samuels.  We hope that you are comforted by warm memories and support of family, friends and community.  
May her memory be forever a blessing.

Lisa grossbart

Posted at 07:55pm
Joyce, my heart goes out to you! Your were amazing daughter supporting and taking care of Selma to till she crossed over. Selma was such a family lady. Always making everyone Happy 😊. She will be missed. Zack, Jill and family my deepest sympathies!
Love to all of you!

Pam and Jim Garner

Posted at 06:44pm
Dear Joyce

So sorry for the loss of your mom `
We adored her
and you
Please let us know if there is anything we can do
Essen, right?

Pam and Jimmy

Ilene and Stan

Posted at 06:00pm
Dear Joyce, Zach and Jillian

We are so very sorry. Your mom and Grandma cherished you. Our hearts are with you....

Victoria Feldman

Posted at 05:35pm
Dearest Joycee

So sorry for your loss. She was fortunate to have the care and devotion you provided. May her memory be a blessing for you always. Love to the family.


Lauren A H Cohen

Posted at 12:46pm
Dear Joyce and Family,

i am so very sorry to hear of your mothers/grandmothers passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May her memory be a blessing!

A lucky neighbor

Posted at 12:15pm
A devoted wife and mother, grandmother and great grandmother Selma was adored by many loving cousins and friends. Loyal, generous and active socially and politically, Selma believed in leaving the world a better place. And that she did. Her laughter lit up every room. And the world IS better because she lived honestly and endlessly curious. Rest well. We love you so. Thank you. We are enriched for just knowing you were always there.

Rest well Selma. You will be missed by so many.

Ronnie Book

Posted at 11:46am
I’m so sorry to hear of Selma’s passing. Selma had many fine attributes. She was very appreciative and supportive of her family & friends. She will be missed.

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