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Phyllis Firetag Hyman
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  • Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue
    182 Rutledge Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29403

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“i met Phyllis when i moved to charleton when i was 16--we became immediate-friends--walked to rivers high together [lived around the corner from each...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: jeri pressmaan/gertzman - NC

“Eli and family - Jim & I are praying for all of your family during thisloss of your Mother. We will also miss her on our trips to Hyman's. Her...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Jim & Georgia Peyton - Charleston, SC

“Aaron and Sylvia, We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. We will continue to pray for you and your family as you recover from your loss...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Debra and Al Green - Greenwood, SC

“Awwwwww, precious Phyllis is a LIGHT. Maier spotted her, and he was beautifully blinded by that sweet light. Such a perfectly cool, intricately...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Lisa & Rusty Denman - SC

“Dear Eli and all the Hyman family, We are so sorry to read about Phyllis's death. She was a sweet lady with a beautiful smile and bright smiling eyes...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Evelyn Hutto - Mount Pleasant, SC

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: James & Sandra Moultrie and Family - SC

“Dear Eli, Aaron, Josh & Jolie:I'm so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I have such fond memories of her - along with your father OB'M - growing...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Eric Rosen - Great Neck, NY

“So very sorry for your great loss.She was always kind to me. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Tippy Stern Brickman - SC

“My siblings and I were very sad to hear of the passing of cousin Phyllis. The photo of her is exactly how I remember her - always smiling, ever...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Harriet Reznick - New York, NY

“As in all loss's death is so final, but the legacy of your Mom will continue to grow. It's as in everything we do in life we're first born, and...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Marcia & Mark Mathias - SC

“So sad to hear of Phyllis passing. She was so much fun to spend time with at Sullivan's Island. She and her sisters , along with their families ,...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Tammy Solomon-Conner - Hollywood, SC

“Our family remembers Phyllis with much fondness. The friendship dates back three score. We are glad she came our way. We will remember her with...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Hyman family,It was my distinct pleasure to meet Eli in college where I was then fortunate enough to meet Mrs. Hyman on a couple of occasions....Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Jeffrey Pearson - Mount Pleasant, SC

“To Eli and Family, I am very sorry to hear of your loss.I hope your memories help you through these difficult times.All of you are in our thoughts...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Jim Hayes - Charleston, SC


Phyllis Firetag Hyman, 83, of Charleston, South Carolina, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017. Her funeral service will be held at the graveside, Friday, March 17, 2017 in Brith Sholom Beth Israel Cemetery (Maryville) at 3:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

Phyllis was born July 24, 1933 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of the late Abraham Joseph Firetag and Mildred Reznick Firetag. She was a member of Brith Sholom Beth Israel. She graduated from Rivers High School and attended the University of Tennessee. Phyllis had a deep love and sense of pride for Charleston, Israel and Jewish Heritage. She had a smile that brightened every room. Phyllis was a proud mother of her four children and reaped the pleasure of passing down her strong values. She was very involved in the Synagogue Sisterhood and The Jewish Community Center. Phyllis made the world a better place with her charity and compassion.

Phyllis is survived by her three sons: Eli H. Hyman (Ann-Therese) of Sullivan's Island, Aaron W. Hyman (Sylvia ) of Johns Island, and Joshua E. Hyman (Nava ) of Elazar, Israel, daughter; Jolie H. Brody (Aaron) of Jerusalem, Israel, two sisters: Helene F. Kligman and Lynda F. Denberg both of Sullivan's Island, 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Birth Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue, 182 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403 and Addlestone Hebrew academy 1675 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407.

A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.