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Dorothy Klayman
November 25, 2019


Dorothy Klayman (Sherman), 100, beloved wife of the late Charles Klayman died at Crawford Rehabilitation in Fall River, November 25th. Born in Chelsea she was the daughter of the late Eli and Ida (Roomgeller) Sherman. Raised and educated in Chelsea she attended the Chelsea School system. A resident of Chelsea for 44 years prior to moving to Revere in 1989. Dorothy was the secretary of Temple B’Nai Israel, President of Chelsea Memorial Hospital Aux., Beachmont, a member of Temple B’Nai Israel of Beachmont, as well as Congregation Tifereth Israel of Everett, Temple Emmanuel Chelsea, Ladies Hadassah Boston aid to the Blind, Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, Ladies Hadassah Shurtleff St. Synagogue. She was also past president of the P.T.A. Chelsea High School and on the board of directors of the Boston Visiting Nurses.
Dorothy is survived by her daughter Nancy Nelson of Fall River and Robert A. Klayman and his wife Julia of CA, her brother Philip Sherman and his wife Adeline of Quincy, sister Irene “Reenie” Cohen, and her husband the late Samuel Cohen of Revere, her grandsons, Jon Nelson and his wife Beth of Sharon, Josh Nelson of New York, great grandchildren Benjamin, Evan, Emily, Zachary and Jude, cousin Irena Roman and her husband John of Scituate and many nieces and nephews, and granddaughter in law Debbie Farrell. Dorothy was predeceased by her grandson Jeremy Nelson, and her brother and sister in law Abraham and Lillian Sherman
Graveside services Sunday at AAA Sfard Cemetery 89 Lakeshore Rd. Lynn, MA 01902 at 1:30PM.

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