Jeany Pappenheimer Soshnik, passed away peacefully on April 5 at age 67 at her home, surrounded by an adoring family. To keep everyone safe and healthy, an interment service was privately held on April 7.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Betsy Soshnik, daughter and son-in-law, Leah and Jonathan Beitner; grandchildren: George and Audrey, Liliana; sisters and brothers-in-law, Roxanne Pappenheimer (Mark) and Debbie Pappenheimer (Artie), and sister, Nancy Kutler; and fiancee, Ronald Deitch.
Jeany was truly one-of-a-kind. She had a unique ability to make the best of any situation and to make others feel welcome and at ease in her presence. Jeany's laughter and zest for life were contagious. She was a tireless advocate who spoke out any time she saw injustice in the world. Jeany leaves behind a legacy of kindness and caring that will be continued by all of her friends and family. She was blessed with many beautiful and life-long relationships. She adored her children and grandchildren — they were her greatest source of joy and she cherished every moment that she spent with them. Jeany was happiest when she was sharing a bottle of wine with her sisters, going on adventures with her fiancée and planning dinner parties with her friends. Throughout her life and her illness, Jeany was a beacon of strength.
Memorials may be made to the Anti-Defamation League, 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158-3650, www.adl.org, The Institute for Holocaust Education, 333 South 132nd Street, Omaha, NE 68154, www.ihene.org, and The American Brain Tumor Association, 8550 West Bryn Mawr Avenue, Chicago, IL 60631, www.abta.org.