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Estelle (Rogovin) Brandsma

July 18, 1938 ~ June 17, 2021 (age 82)


Estelle Brandsma, 82 of Franklin, NC passed away June 17, 2021. She was born to the late Theodore and Florence Rogovin July 18, 1938 in Youngtown, Ohio. Estelle is survived by her husband of 35 years, Bruce Brandsma of the home; a daughter, Jill Sue Weinstein (David) of Port St. John, FL; a sister, Judy Rosenburg of Pembroke, FL; a grandson, Matthew Newman of N. Ft. Lauderdale FL; and a former son-n-law, Cliff Newman. 

In addition to her parents Estelle was preceded in death by her former husband, Paul Schwartz and a sister, Charlene Cohen. 

Estelle and Bruce had an antique business and traveled throughout the country buying and selling antiques. Estelle led a full life traveling overseas with her husband Bruce. 

A private memorial gathering will be held at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Alzheimer's Association Western Carolina Chapter, 4600 Park Rd. STE 250, Charlotte, NC 28209. 

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