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Paula Z. Batnick
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“Lisa, Amy, and CarolWe were so saddened to hear about the death of your mother. She was such a sweet lady and I will always remember her kindness to...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Charlie & Susan Ledford - SC

“Amy,David and I have you and your sisters in our thoughts and prayers! Your mother was always so sweet to me over the years. I know how much you will...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Cynthia and David Andereck - SC

“Lisa, Amy and CarolPraying for God's strength in your time of loss. I loved your parents and appreciate all they did for my mother, Josephine during...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Jeanette Smalls - N. Charleston, SC

“Dear Amy and Rich, My heart is heavy with love for you and your family. I know your Mom was so loved and taken care of by her family. May she find...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Donna and Jerry Gray - Ravenel, SC

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief, and find comfort from knowing that God draws close to the broken-hearted. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: T D

“Dear Lisa and Amy, I was sorry to read of your mother's passing. She has been through so much, but now can rest peacefully with your Daddy. Your...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Lynn Clark - Charleston, SC


Paula Z. Batnick, 94, of Charleston, SC, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, August 22, 2020, surrounded by her daughters and grandchildren.

Paula was born on April 25, 1926 in Jersey City, New Jersey, daughter of the late Robert Zerman and the late Freda Shwab Zerman.

Paula and her late husband were retired clothiers and owners of Snelgrove's in Charleston. She graduated from University of Michigan and was a member of Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority. Paula was a devoted member of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Congregation for more than 60 years.

She is survived by her daughters, Lisa B. McCoy (Barry Goldstein) of Charleston, SC, Amy B. Burckhardt (Rich) of Charleston, SC, and Carol B. Prystowsky (Joel) of Charlotte, NC; her grandchildren, Brian Robert McCoy, Freda Anne Prystowsky and William Michael Prystowsky and her nephew Andrew Salzman (Lorretta) of Long Island, NY.

Paula was predeceased by her late husband, of 66 years, Irwin Milton Batnick.

A private graveside service will be held Monday, August 24, 2020 in Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim Cemetery, Huguenin Avenue.

Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to her loving and devoted caregivers as well as the caring staff at Crescent Hospice.