Community Lifecycles


Temple Beth El Lifecycle Events

If you are a member of Temple Beth El and have had a recent lifecycle event that you would like us to know about, please contact the Clergy office, 704-749-3043.

If you are a member of Temple Beth El who is need of pastoral support, please call our Clergy on Call line 704-576-5073. If it is a medical emergency, please dial 911.


We mourn the passing of:

James Stephen Mills, Husband of Victoria Krisch Mills, Father of our member, Deidre Grubb (William Clay), Charlie Mills, Donald Mills, Peggy (John) Baker, and Margueritte Jackson (Mark Millholand), Grandfather of ten grandchildren, on July 1, 2019.

Dorothy Marrinson, Mother of Bette (Glenn) Rinderman, Rita Marrinson and Steve (Leslee Marrinson, Grandmother of Sam and Michael Rinderman and Jackie Marrinson, on June 30, 2019.

James McCormick Donnelly, Stepfather of Alyson (Russel) Traw and Rose Beth (Trevor) Smith, Husband of Beverly Stern Donnelly, Father of Jenny (Tom) Rooney, Grandfather of Stella and Judah Traw and Emma Smith, Brother of Sharon (Terry) Hundley and Richard (Laura) Donnelly, Uncle of Catherine Hundley, Ann (Branson) Stafford, and Leigh (Michael) Budreau, and Brother-in-law of Ira (Gail) Stern, on June 13, 2019.

Scott Harris Brown, Brother of Fran (Matt) Samarel, Uncle of Ethan (Katie) Samarel, Jeremy (Monica) Samarel, and Brandon Samarel, Great-uncle of Everly Samarel, on June 12, 2019.

Mazal tov to:

Paul and Claire Putterman on the birth of their grandson, Micah Abraham Putterman, on May 30, 2019. Proud parents are Matthew and Chloe Putterman of Washington, D.C. Proud grandparents are Philippe and Nicole Chemla of Durham, NC.