Judith Pripstein, 87, of Austin, TX, and Long Beach Island, NJ died Tuesday morning, November 12, 2019, at her Austin home.
Born in Johnstown, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lillian Wiseman Callet and was a graduate of Penn State University where she earned her Bachelors Degree and where she met her loving husband, Donald of 65 years. Judith was a member of the Jewish Community Center, Long Beach Island; Agudas Achim Synagogue, Austin, TX; and Congregation Emanu-el Israel of Greensburg, PA. Being an avid reader, she was a trivia expert. She enjoyed doing cross stitch and needlepoint. Mrs. Pripstein was a Science Teacher for Greensburg/Salem Middle School and the Department Chairman of the Science Department.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved brother in law, Irwin Pripstein.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Sondi Pripstein and her husband, Michael Diesenhaus of Brooklyn NY; Elaine Thomas of Ambler, PA; Amy Beggs and her husband, Jerry of Austin, TX; 4 grandchildren, Justin Thomas and his wife, Carolyn, WheatRidge, CO; Lindsay Manchin and her husband, Chris of Conshohocken, PA; Jason Beggs of Austin, TX; Robert Beggs of San Marcos, TX and one great grandson, Russell Thomas.
Graveside funeral service will be Sunday, November 17, 2019, at 11:00 am in Ohav Zedek Cemetery, Chestnut Street, Hanover Township with Rabbi Dovid Kaplan officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her honor to CCFA (Crohn’s & Colitus Foundation of America) or Alzheimer’s Association.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Rosenberg Funeral Chapel, Inc. 348 S. River St. Wilkes-Barre.
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