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Retired Educator and Synagogue Leader Pauline B. Endy Dies at 86
Pauline Braveman Endy, 86, a retired educator, died Feb. 26.
Born in Reading, Pa., Endy was raised in Princeton, N.J. She graduated from Randolph-Macon Women's College in Lynchburg, Va., in 1946.
After graduation, she worked at the Madison Avenue advertising agency, Young and Rubicam, in New York City.
While raising three children, Endy began teaching in Coatesville and earned a master's degree in education from Temple University. She taught English, as well as German and Spanish, at S. Horace Scott Senior High School, later Scott Intermediate School, in Coatesville for 25 years until her retirement in 1986.
In her professional, synagogue and volunteer activities, Endy was involved in the community throughout her life. She was the student-council faculty adviser at Scott for many years. At the Beth Israel Synagogue, she served as a president of the Sisterhood, and in 2009, was honored as a "Woman of Valor" for her work on the Torah Fund.
Endy was a lifetime member of Hadassah and served as co-president. She also volunteered at the Coatesville and Brandywine Hospitals, as well as the Chester County Historical Society in West Chester.
Endy is survived by a daughter, Daryl Endy Klein; sons Eric Philip Endy and Michael Endy; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 60 years, Alexander Endy; two sisters, Beatrice Dreier and Alice Braveman; and a brother, Bernard Braveman.
Contributions in her memory can be made to: the Beth Israel Lecture Series or Building Fund at Beth Israel Congregation of Chester County, 385 Pottstown Pike, Uwchlan, PA 19480.