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Helen Brodley Ragins

Helen Brodley Ragins, 91, of Novi, Michigan, died on 01 March 2021.

The Funeral was A PRIVATE FAMILY GRAVESIDE SERVICE on Wednesday, 03 March 2021 at 1:00 PM .

Rabbi Mark Miller and Cantor Rachel Kalmowitz officiated.

Click to watch a video of the recorded service.

Family members include:
Beloved wife of Abner Ragins and the late Sheldon Brodley. Cherished mother of Karen (Bruce) Kaczander, Gary Brodley (Ruth Zimmerman), and Ronnie Brodley (Sherri Walts). Proud grandmother of Aaron Kaczander (Maggie Lyons), Lauren Kaczander (Zach Ribitwer), Scott Brodley, Matthew Brodley, and Samantha Brodley. Loving sister of the late Leonard Kaplan. Devoted daughter of the late Samuel and the late Bessie Kaplan. Also survived by Abner's children, Naomi (Jerry) Senser, Michael (Linda) Ragins, Danny Ragins, and his many grandchildren, as well as her companion, Elaine Shafer.

Zoom Shiva Services for Helen Brodley Ragins will be held at 6:30 p.m. (EST), THURSDAY, March 4th for all family and friends to attend. Click here for THURSDAY'S Zoom Shiva Service.

Metro Detroit’s Jewish funeral homes have agreed that families should follow the directive of Centers for Disease Control and restrict the size of gatherings to no more than 25 for an outdoor service or 18 for an indoor service.

For now, in-person funeral attendance will be limited to only immediate family. Otherwise, funerals may be viewed live and recorded on chapel websites.

Together, we thank the community for understanding during this unusual and challenging time.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Helen Brodley Ragins may do so by making a contribution to:

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