In addition to the in-person service at the Chapel, the funeral will also be live-streamed. To view the service virtually, please go to on Friday  January 5th, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

Shulamit (Shula) Besser, beloved daughter of Max and Perl Besser z”l, passed away with her family beside her on the morning of January 4, 2024.  Loving mother and mother-in-law to Sue Valencia and Matt Cockburn, and Marc and Amanda Valencia.  Devoted sabta to Adam, Megan and Jenna Cockburn, and Brady and Davis Valencia. Shula lived her life enjoying the things that made her happy, like her children and grandchildren, traditions and family dinners, the Toronto Blue Jays, Young & Restless, Mahjong and her oversized white hydrangeas.

Memorial donations may be made to Friends of IDF (212) 244-3118

or UJA Emergency Appeal