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December 30, 2013

Mildred Dorfman Lyons

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — LYONS – Mildred “Mickey” Dorfman, 92, Charlotte, N.C., died Dec. 28, 2013. Beloved daughter of the late Nathan Dorfman and Esther Sherman Dorfman. Mickey graduated from high school at the age of 15 and Hunter College at the age 19, where she studied music. She was one of the very first women to work on Wall Street in New York City as a bank stock analyst in 1941. Later in life, given her deep love of music, Mickey was head of public relations for the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra for 20 years. In addition, Mickey founded “Invitation to Learning” in 1958, a school for high school level teachers, in Johnstown. This school culled talented professors from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh to train teachers in English literature, European history, music and modern dance. Mickey also sang in the Temple Choir at Beth Zion Temple, where she also was the editor for 20 years of the Temple Bulletin. She was a volunteer for the Red Cross and at Presbyterian Hospital. Survived by her husband of 72 years, Bennett Lyons; son, Jeffrey S. Lyons, and wife, Frances, all of Charlotte. Also survived by grandchildren, Andrew Lyons, and wife, Courtney; Allison Neiss, and husband, Aaron; Nancy Mann, and husband, James; and Elizabeth Lyons; and great-grandsons, Jack, Will and Sean. Funeral service for Mickey will be held at noon Tuesday, Dec. 31, at Temple Beth El, 5101 Providence Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28226. Interment will be private. Contributions in Mickey’s memory may be made to American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Ave., Charlotte, N.C. 28207; Charlotte Chapter of the American Red Cross, 2401 Park Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28203; or Jewish Family Services, 5007 Providence Road, Suite 105, Charlotte, N.C. 28226. Arrangements are in the care of Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service, Charlotte, N.C. Please share condolences online at www.hankinsandwhittington.com.

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