In Coeur d'Alene Idaho with mom the night after my CDA 2008 finish!

All you have to do is read this and find out why this post is titled Mom...


Of Silver Spring, MD died Monday, April 25, 2011 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ.
She was born in Pittsburgh, grew up in Ambridge, PA and has lived in Silver Spring since 1974 except for 1997-2002 when she lived in Dallas.

She had a BS in Elementary Education from Ohio University, Athens, OH and a Masters in Library Science from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh. Mrs. Goldberg was a federal librarian before beginning to work in the Montgomery County Schools. For the last 8 years, she has been a special education para educator at Albert Einstein High School in Kensington, MD.

She was a life member of Hadassah. She was interested in presidential history and has traveled to presidential libraries and historical sites around the United States. She also liked to knit, read and was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates and the Washington Capitals.

She was predeceased by her parents, Harold and Bessie Roth of Ambridge, PA and her son Alan. Surviving are her husband of 37 years, Bruce, her twin daughters, Julie Goldberg and Marci Goldberg, and Cousin Rona Hart of Wexford, PA.

Graveside services 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 27 at the Mt. Lebanon section of George Washington Cemetery Riggs Rd. Adelphi, MD. Shiva will be observed at the Goldberg residence in Silver Spring. Donations to Hadassah, 6101 Executive Blvd Suite 130, Rockville, MD 20850 or Fisher House Foundation 111 Rockville Pike Suite 420, Rockville, MD 20850.
Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapel Ocean, NJ is in charge of arrangements.

Published in The Washington Post on April 26, 2011

Let's just say it's a been a hard road since and nothing will ever be the same without my number one cheerleader!

Here we go...


Jill Costantino said…
Marci - my thoughts and prayers are with you. Cherish EVERY moment you have in this one life we are given to live!
Thinking of you!
Colleen said…
I've been thinking about you non-stop this week and hoping that you are staying strong! :) As always, I'm here if you need anything! xo
Juan said…
Marci - I'm so sorry to hear about your loss, please stay strong during these tough times. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
mjskas1 said…
Marci - We met at the race this morning. Unfortunately, I was behind on my reading and had not come across this post until today.

I'm sorry to hear about your loss and will pray for you and your family.

I'm so sorry to read about your mom. She sounds so wonderful!

I'm sending you lots of strength and love your way. Be kind and gentle to yourself
Contepartiro said…
I think about your mom every day. Miss her terribly. But I know she is very proud of you today (Running of the City of Bridges - Marathon in Pittsburgh).

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