September 16, 2019


Bill Isaacs, of Kingston and Florida, died Monday, September 16, 2019.


Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Jacob and Marion Schiowitz Isaacs.  Bill was a graduate of Wyoming Seminary and earned his Bachelor's Degree from Wilkes College. A small business owner, Bill was the owner and operator of several businesses throughout his career. A lifetime member of Temple Israel, Bill was a 30 year Kiwanian and served on the Luzerne County Zoning Board for many years. A world class bridge competitor, Bill loved playing tennis, skiing, gardening and spending time with his family.


He is survived by his loving wife, Emily Emmert; daughter, Susan Shapiro of Penn Valley, PA; son, Charles Isaacs and his wife, Gabrielle, Sherman Oaks, CA; Robert Isaacs and his wife, Jenna; grandchildren, Ben, Ron, Kelsey, Mollie, Magnolia and Theodore; siblings, David and his wife Juanita of Burnsville, NC and Norman and his wife Cristina of Palm Springs, CA.


Funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at noon from the Rosenberg Funeral Chapel, Inc. 348 S. River St. Wilkes-Barre, with Rabbi Larry Kaplan and Cantor Ahron Abraham officiating. Interment will follow in Temple Israel Cemetery, Swoyersville.


Shiva will observed Thursday evening from 7:00 - 9:00 and Friday from 2:00 - 4:00. 


Contributions can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or Temple Israel.


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Funeral Service
September 19, 2019

12:00 PM
Rosenberg Funeral Chapel, Inc.
348 S. River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

September 19, 2019

1:00 PM
Temple Israel Cemetery
212 Dennison Street
Swoyersville, PA 18704

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