Mildred (Landy) Shusman, 91


PROVIDENCE – Mildred (Landy) Shusman died October 29.  She was the wife of the late Tevis Shusman. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Nathan and Sadie (Golden) Landy, she had lived in Massachusetts for many years before moving to Virginia in 2008.

A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in portraiture, she was a former docent at the Springfield Museum of Fine Arts and the GWV Smith Art Museum, both in Springfield, Mass.  She was a former member of Kodimoh Synagogue and Sinai Temple, both in Springfield.

She is survived by her children, Joel Shusman and his wife Melody, and Deborah Anne Snyder and her husband Jeffrey; her brother Allan Landy; her granddaughter Rachel Gleesing; and her great-granddaughter Lyla Gleesing.  She was the sister of the late Annette Halpern and Loretta Penn.

Contributions can be made to Lewy Body Dementia Assoc., 912 Killian Hill Road. S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047.