In Loving Memory of Susan Schieli

On October 29th, 2017,  our mom, Susan Israel-Schieli, lost a twelve year battle with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. She passed peacefully in the early afternoon, surrounded by unconditional love in the form of her family.
Our mother was beautiful, intelligent, sensitive, and thoughtful. She was a passionate human rights activist, who cared deeply about other people. She was a loving and protective mom, wife, and friend. Everyone who knew her has felt the reach of her strength and her spirit - something even the cruelty of Alzheimer's could not take away.  We deeply miss her light, love, and presence every day.

Our mother's illness and subsequent passing were tragic, untimely, and a great loss to our family. The last thing she would have wanted was for a single other soul to suffer the way she did; for another family to lose a parent, spouse, child, or sibling in this way. To honor her memory, please help us end the suffering caused by Alzheimer's disease, and donate to the Alzheimer's Association to help us find a cure.

With love,

Emma and Sophie

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    • $250 
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Sophie Schieli 
Bloomfield, NJ
Alzheimer's Association 
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