Gladys Helene Nachamkin
As per her wishes, Gladys passed quietly at her home on March 16th, 2020
Gladys is survived by two children, Janna and Mark Nachamkin. She regarded Janna’s boyfriend, Joseph Corsino as her second son, and she cared deeply for and looked upon Janna’s longtime friend, Robin Pickus, as her second daughter.
She loved being called “tante”. She adored and cherished her many nieces and nephews. Louise and Steve Grabell, their children, Scott, Ilyse and George Buchanan, their sons, Ethan and Aidan, Evan and Noel Grabell, their daughters, Bella, Anna, Mia, and Laila. Pamela and Jeffrey Buder, their son Andrew, Vicki and Matthew Gold, their daughters Rebecca and Lissy, Stephanie Ressler-Hochstat and Michael, their children, Samantha and Joshua. Bruce and Ellen Ressler, their sons Matthew and Michael, Jonathan Ressler, Debra and Leon Black, their children, Benjamin, Joshua, Alex and Victoria, Richard and Allison Ressler, their children, Samantha, Jillian, Andrew, and Rebecca, Antony Ressler and Jami Gertz, their sons, Oliver, Nicholas and Theo.
Gladys was an intelligent, kindhearted, loving, and gracious woman. She had an incredible will, unimaginable strength and inconceivable determination. She loved people. She could and would talk with anyone. She had many, many wonderful friends throughout the years, whether from her school days, working, as a mom, or the many places she lived throughout her life. Gladys grew up in Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY. She had two older brothers, Ira and William whom she loved immensely.