Thank you for your twenty-seven and a half years of service to our Temple and our community.
It is difficult to put into words my sense of gratitude. You helped me and my family through difficult life circumstances. You were present, understood and yet gave perspective. I am grateful for your kind words of support during those difficult times.
You will be greatly missed. You have a great ability to connect with people and a wonderful sense of humor. You brought people together.
We’ll miss your leading Torah Study. When I heard you were retiring, I thought, “Wait, I have more to learn!” But your retirement is more than well deserved.
During Purim years ago, I remember you quickly grabbing my young son’s play sword and challenging him to a duel. No doubt, your grandchildren are in for some fun!
I wish you a long retirement. Enjoy that wonderful family of yours! Wishing all the best to you and Judi!
~ Ellen Patton