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Yetta Mottsman Hornstein, 95, of Savannah, Georgia and widow of Albert Irvin Hornstein, died Wednesday morning, July 15, 2020.

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Hendersonville, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Harry Mottsman and the late Pearl Lipsitz Mottsman. Mrs. Hornstein was a longtime member of Congregation Bnai Brith Jacob. She enjoyed and appreciated her friends and the care she received during her 20 years at Buckingham South. Mrs. Hornstein loved her synagogue, her family, animals, and watching the Atlanta Braves and UGA football. She was very close to her sons and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by six sisters and brothers.

Survivors include two sons, Ronald “Ronnie” Isadore Hornstein and Herbert “Herbie” Perry Hornstein; nieces, nephews and cousins.

The funeral service will be held at 1 o’clock Thursday afternoon, July 16, 2020, at the graveside, Bonaventure Cemetery, conducted by Rabbi Avigdor Slatus.

Remembrances: Congregation Bnai Brith Jacob – 5444 Abercorn Street, Savannah, Georgia 31405 or Rambam Day School – 111 Atlas Street, Savannah, Georgia 31405-5461.

You are invited to view the funeral service of Mrs. Hornstein by clicking here.

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  1. Alice & Jim Logan says:

    Herbie, Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Your mom was a dear, longtime friend of ours.
    We will miss her.

    Alice and Jim Logan

  2. Jamie Crabtree says:

    Mrs Hornstein was very special to me and my family. She will be missed.

    Lots of hugs and prayers to Herbie & Ronnie as well as the rest of her family.

    Love Always,
    Jamie Logan Crabtree (Alice & Jim Logan’s middle daughter)

  3. Jessica Takenaka says:

    Mrs.Yetta. you will be missed by me. I was your caretaker and still have your purple beaded necklace you made for me hanging in my car you gave to me when I left Buckingham. You were a sweetheart will miss you

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