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Sandra M. Arfa

Sandra M. Arfa, 79, of Madison, Wisconsin, died on 05 May 2022.

The Funeral was held at Graveside at Clover Hill Park Cemetery, 2425 E. 14 Mile Rd, Birmingham MI 48009 on Monday, 09 May 2022 at 3:00 PM .

Rabbi Yonah Matusof officiated.

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Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.

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The family of Sandra M. Arfa will be gathering through the evening of Thursday, May 12 at the residence of Jay and Joanna Abramson, 4700 Lockhart, West Bloomfield MI 48323. The phone number is 248-867-5431.

The family will be sitting shiva Monday through Thursday from 7:00-9:00 p.m.

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Sandra M. Arfa, 79 passed away May 5, 2022 in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the beloved wife of nearly 50 years of Allan David Arfa. Sandy was director of the University of Wisconsin's program for English as a Second Language for international students and faculty. She earned her undergraduate degree at University of Wisconsin in Madison and graduate studies at UCLA and Harvard University. She and her husband Allan David lived abroad for many years and traveled the world extensively. Sandy was sent by the University of Wisconsin to establish language education and training programs on all four continents, including major projects in South Korea, Kazakhstan, Uruguay, Bolivia and Turkey.

Along with Allan David, Sandy is survived by her children Jessica Arfa (Dr. Steven "Shimon") Rudnick, of Seattle, Washington, and Benjamin (Laura Rafson) Arfa of Louisville, Kentucky, and grandchildren, Roland ("Rolly") Rudnick, Eric ("Rocky") Rudnick, and Silas Arfa. Sister-in-law of Janet Abramson Borson. Aunt of Jay (Joanna) Abramson, many colleagues and friends.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Sandra M. Arfa may do so by making a contribution to:

Beth Israel Center of Madison, Wisconsin
1406 Mound Street
Madison, WI 63711
(608) 256-7763
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Chabad of Madison
1722 Regent Street
Madison, WI 53726
(608) 231-3450
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