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Eisner, Scarsdale Preschool Teacher, Dies at 88

SCARSDALE, N.Y. - Katharine "Dotsy" Jaretzki Eisner of Scarsdale died Feb. 2 at the age of 88.

The youngest child of Alfred Jaretzki Jr. and Edna Merson, she attended New York University and received a degree in early childhood education. Eisner taught nursery school in Manhattan and volunteered for many years at the Head Start preschool program in Mamaroneck.

Eisner was active in her children's lives as a leader in Cub Scouts and member of the Parent Teacher Association. She enjoyed reading, knitting, painting and playing bridge.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Gerald Eisner, her sons Kenneth and Roger (Patricia), her daughters Carolyn (Alan) Twombly and Deborah (Scott) Rutter, her sister Josephine J. Lipman, her brother Alfred Jaretzki III and six grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother Paul Jaretzki.

Memorial services will be held on Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Ethical Cultural Society of Westchester in White Plains.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the White Plains Hospital Center , 41 E. Post Road, White Plains, NY 10601.

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