- September 11, 1950 - January 11, 2015
- Spartanburg, South Carolina
of Michael's Passing
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“Nancy, just heard about your husband, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
1 of 19 | Posted by: bj and Len ashley - SC
“Im so sorry to hear about your husband your family is in my prayers.
2 of 19 | Posted by: Latosha Liburd - spartanburg, SC
I just heard of Michael's passing. Please know that we all thought the world of him. I am so sorry my heart and prayers go out to you...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Gloria Beard - Spartanburg, SC
“Dear Nancy and family,
We were totally shocked to hear Michael has passed away. I can't tell you how sorry we are for your family. My thoughts go...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Barbara and Ed Dinerman - MO
We are shocked to hear about Michael. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
5 of 19 | Posted by: Ellen & Fred Seidenberg Columbia
“So sorry to hear about Michael
6 of 19 | Posted by: Teri Kaplan Hendricks - Easley, SC
I am sorry to hear of your Father's passing. Please share my condolences with your family.
7 of 19 | Posted by: Bill Scott
I just read that you lost Michael on Facebook. I am so sorry. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Please accept my sincere...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Diane Remeta - Spartanburg, SC
“Michael was a kind and giving person. Always greeted everyone with a smile. He did great things for The Children's Shelter. God's peace to him and...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Chip Smith - spartanburg, SC
“Nancy, Jennifer & Erin.... I am so sorry. Michael was such a good person. He went above & beyond for my mom when I was going through cancer. He...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Melissa Nelson Walker - Inman, SC
i am saddened to read of Michael's passing. There were so many smiles and laughs in our classes as well as in the hallways during our...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Joyce West Veytia - Spartanburg, SC
“Michael was always constant. No matter what day or occasion, he always offered a welcoming smile, cheerful hello, a warm hug and then always would...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Freedman - Spartanburg, SC
“Nancy we are so sorry to hear of your husbands passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May his memories help bring you peace.
13 of 19 | Posted by: Michael & Sandra Siderakis - NY
“Nancy, Jennifer, & Erin,
We were so sorry to hear of Michael's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all, especially during the weeks and...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Dorrance & Janet Moshier - NY
“So very sorry to hear of your loss...please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May G-D grant you the knowledge that you are...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Hilda & David Wajnberg (Solomon) - GA
“Dear Yoffe Family,
we are part of Nancy's other family, CruisePlanners. We were fortunate enough to enjoy Michael and Nancy's company on a couple of...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Chris and Sheila Korte - Babylon, NY
“Dear Nancy and Family, Our hearts go out to you and your family at this very sad time. We wish we could have spent much more time together, but we...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Judi and Howard Margulies - NC
“Nancy- I am so sorry for this incredible loss you and your family have suffered. I know there is a huge hole in your heart, and please know mother...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Bea and Jerry Rosenberg - Atlanta, GA
“To Nancy and family,We are so saddened over the loss of Michael. You both have been a big part of our family as we have met at many of Olivia's and...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Brian and Janice Simmons - Inman, SC
Michael Steven Yoffe, 64, of Spartanburg, SC, died Sunday, January 11, 2015, at Spartanburg Medical Center. Born September 11, 1950, in Spartanburg, SC, he was the son of the late Earl and Thelma Tanenbaum Yoffe.
Mr. Yoffe was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving from 1968 to 1975. He was co-owner of Arrow Steel Products, a graduate of Spartanburg High School Class of 1968 and University of South Carolina Class of 1972. He was a member of Temple B'nai Israel where he served as a Board member, as well as holding several offices, and was past President of Congregation in 2004 to 2006. A former member of the Spartanburg Jaycees, Mr. Yoffe was a former Board member of the Spartanburg Children's Shelter where he also served as president and treasurer.
Surviving is his beloved wife of 42 years, Nancy Fleishman Yoffe; daughter, Jennifer Yoffe Goldman, her husband Harvey, and beloved granddaughter, Madeleine Goldman of New York, NY; daughter, Erin Yoffe Halper , her husband Matthew, and beloved grandsons, Louis and Benjamin Halper of Summit, NJ; sisters, Mindy Yoffe Slotin of Spartanburg, SC, and Fran Yoffe Simon of Atlanta, GA; and many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 noon Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at Temple B'nai Israel, by Rabbi Yossi Liebowitz. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29307.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Temple B'nai Israel, 146 Heywood Avenue, Spartanburg, SC 29302; or The Children's Advocacy Center (formerly Spartanburg Children's Shelter), PO Box 6007, Spartanburg, SC 29304.
The family is at the home.
Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel