The Family of Rachel Lynn Otto
Jan 23, 2018 9:03 AM
We welcome you to share your memories with us and with those who visit here.
Jody and Joe Millstone
Nov 11, 2017 12:19 PM
Words can not express how sorry we are for your loss. Rachel was a loving wife, daughter, granddaughter ,friend and unbelievable mother to Harper and Grayson. She will be missed by everyone. Love you Rachel.
David & Cindy Shapiro
Nov 11, 2017 01:18 PM
Dear Howard and Ellen, Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Nov 11, 2017 03:34 PM
so sorry for your loss.you are in my heart and prayers.
Covenant Guild, Inc.
Nov 11, 2017 03:36 PM
Covenant Guild deeply regrets the passing of Rachel Otto, granddaughter of our member Alberta Cooperman. We extend our sincere condolences to the entire family.
Brian and Carol Kashan
Nov 11, 2017 03:36 PM
A loss to be felt by many. Rachel was a beacon of life. Our deepest condolences to everyone on this very sad day.
Howard and Melanie Greenberg
Nov 11, 2017 04:17 PM
Ellen, Howard and Family -
Our heart breaks for all of you at this difficult time. So sorry for your loss.
Nov 11, 2017 04:32 PM
My thoughts go out to you during this difficult time.
Diane Leigh Davison
Nov 11, 2017 05:44 PM
My heart goes out to Rachel's family, Ellen & Howard, Shelby, Ruth & Marty, and all her family and friends. Much too young and too tragic. My deepest condolences and love.
Susan and Jim Schneider
Nov 11, 2017 05:57 PM
Howard and Ellen, We are so sorry to hear this heartbreaking news. We are thinking of you and your family.
Nov 11, 2017 06:05 PM
I really cannot express the sadness that I feel with the loss of Rachel. The last time I saw her was when she was in the doctor’s office expecting her first child. What joy she had that day and that is always what I will remember about her - her positive outlook on life. She was such a warm and sincere individual - always let your memories give you comfort in the days to come.
Anne and Steve King
Nov 11, 2017 06:16 PM
Ellen, Howard, Ruth and Marty,
We are so very sorry for your loss. We hope you can find comfort in the memories you will always have in your heart. Rachel has left a beautiful legacy in her beautiful children.
A bereaved parent
Nov 11, 2017 07:23 PM
From another bereaved parent;
You have now joined the group, that is unfortunately growing, that no one wants to join or be part of, that of bereaved parents. Please know that there will be good days and not so good days; as time passes, good and happy memories will help to diminish the sad ones; whichever way you choose to memorialize your loved one will be right for you. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
Mildred Mindell Cancer Foundation
Nov 11, 2017 08:03 PM
The Mildred Mindell Cancer Foundation deeply regrets the passing of Rachel Otto, beloved granddaughter of our member, Ruth Schnitzer.
Shari and Jon Koman
Nov 11, 2017 10:06 PM
We are so sorry for your loss. Rachel was brave and fought a tough battle. We will miss her bright smile and positive attitude. She will always be remembered.
Elisa and Scott frankle
Nov 11, 2017 10:21 PM
So sorry to hear of your loss. My heart is with you and your families at this difficult time
The Magaziner Family
Nov 11, 2017 10:23 PM
We are all heartbroken over the loss of Rachel. Rachel was such a strong caring woman who was taken too soon. Our thoughts are with all of you. Love Gary, Iris, Adam, Stacey, Eric, Sara and Richard.
Marcia and Jerry Rothstein
Nov 12, 2017 06:32 AM
Ruth and Marty,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Lynn and Stan Yankellow
Nov 12, 2017 07:20 AM
Our heartfelt sympathies to all of you for the loss of Rachel. May her memory be for a blessing.
Nov 12, 2017 07:34 AM
Ruth and Marty, Ellen and Howard, Brandon, Shelby,and all family,
To know Rachel was to love and admire her. She and Brandon were such a good team and Rachel was a terrific mother, daughter, granddaughter and sister. You have never been to a birthday party until you went to a birthday party hosted by Rachel for Harper and Grayson. She was so good at everything she did and she handled her illness so bravely. My thoughts and prayers are with you and may your memories comfort you.
Leslie and Barry Walters
Nov 12, 2017 09:01 AM
There are no words. We are so sorry for your loss. May Rachel’s memory be for a blessing. And may you always remember her beautiful soul.
Nancy and Marc Muser
Nov 12, 2017 09:06 AM
Rachel was a joy! Rachel always thought of others. A very inclusive and loving personality. Rachel had the charisma to make everyone feel special and important. Always sent a card acknowledging simchas in our lives. At her own wedding she handed a baby gift to Jody and Joe who had just become grandparents.
She played Mahj with us at times and it was always a great laugh as she took her phone out to get a picture of her hand to show us after the game was over. Always a good laugh!
No task was too small or too large for the Rachel and Brandon team. We will always remember when we were sitting shiva for Marc’s father and pineapples were delivered. Rachel was “we got this!” She and Brandon went out and came back with a tool for cutting pineapple. This is who she was. To know Rachel is to love Rachel. All of us are so very sad at this loss. We love you Rachel. You will be missed.
Adele and Howard Kass
Nov 12, 2017 11:01 AM
Dear Ruth and Marty,
Our heartfelt sympathies on the tragic loss of your granddaughter. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Gayle & Harry Siegel
Nov 12, 2017 11:42 AM
To our family, we were shocked and extremely saddened to read this horrific news. May all of the cherished memories with and about Rachel keep her close and her soul be carried on. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. There are just no other words to say at a time like this!
Ed and Barb Steel-Gilbert, Az
Nov 12, 2017 12:53 PM
We are saddened to hear about Rachel. May your joyous memories guide you through this difficult time.
Nov 12, 2017 03:19 PM
My heartfelt sympathies on the tragic loss of your granddaughter. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Nov 12, 2017 04:18 PM
Ellen and Howard..no words can express how sorry I am for the loss of your daughter Rachel. Reading all these beautiful tributes I see how she will be missed and was loved by so many.Please know my thoughts and heart are with all of you. May your beautiful memories be a source of comfort..
Nov 12, 2017 05:45 PM
My heart is breaking for the entire family. I truly admired Rachel. Her strength and determination to keep her daily life as normal as possible and her love for her family was undeniable.She never stopped doing or going that extra mile even in her most difficult times.She was an extraordinary woman and a beautiful and courageous role model for all. May she rest in peace and may her inspiring memory be a comfort to you all in the difficult days ahead. Much love to you all.
Harvey and Marilyn Holzman
Nov 12, 2017 05:46 PM
Dear Howard, Ellen, Ruth and the rest of the family.
We have known the three of you for many years either from bowling or MMCF events. While we had hoped the new treatment would work nonetheless we are still very shocked as well as extremely saddened to learn of Rachel's passing. While her body is gone her spirit will surely live on from all of the cherished memories over the years. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Lori Satisky Downing
Nov 12, 2017 08:00 PM
Thinking of you all during this difficult time with hugs and warm thoughts. May all the memories of Rachel be of a blessing.
Barbara and Beryle Cohen
Nov 12, 2017 08:36 PM
Ruth and Marty,
We are so sorry for the loss of your beloved granddaughter, Rachel. We hope you find comfort in your loving memories and the support of family and friends.
Cathy and Rich Mittleman
Nov 12, 2017 08:58 PM
Words cannot express our sorrow for your loss. We are thinking about you and your family.
Nov 12, 2017 09:48 PM
Dear Ellen, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. May your family find strength from friends and community.
Ilene and Bruce Lessans
Nov 12, 2017 11:52 PM
Dear Ellen, Howard, and Alberta,
We are so sorry for the loss of your beloved Rachel. May your beautiful memories live on in your hearts forever.
JEAN AND JACK LUSKIN
Nov 13, 2017 12:39 AM
dear ellen please know how devastated and sad we were to hear of the loss of your daughter Rachel our thoughts and prayers for strength are with you and and your entire family our deepest sympathy jean and jack luskin
Nov 13, 2017 08:05 AM
Diane, Barry, Alberta and the rest of the family. My heart goes out to all of you during this difficult time. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you find peace in the memories you have of Rachel. My deepest sympathy during this difficult time.
Lorraine and Kenny Blumberg
Nov 13, 2017 09:10 AM
Our thoughts are with you at this very difficult time. Deepest sympathy and much love to all your families.
Ann, Ron and Jessica Holstein
Nov 13, 2017 09:11 AM
Dear Ellen, Howard family,
We are so sorry for your loss of your beloved Rachel. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of at this very sad time.
Howard and Roz Kurman
Nov 13, 2017 09:12 AM
Ellen and Howard: Roz and I send our deepest sympathies to you and your entire family on the untimely passing of your beloved daughter, Rachel.
Nov 13, 2017 09:58 AM
Dear Ruth & Marty Words cannot express my sorrow for the loss of your beloved granddaughter Rachel. She was so special to you & Marty & a very de voted wife & mother. She will be missed terribly.
Steve, Adrian, Allie and Julie
Nov 13, 2017 11:43 AM
Howard, Ellen, Shelby and Family..
Words can't define the sorrow we feel for your pain with the loss of Rachel. You are three of the kindest people we know- and we can only pray that your pain diminishes and wonderful memories of Rachel linger forever. Know that we're here for you to help weather this terrible time in your lives. Our hearts go out to Brandon and your grandchildren as well.
Pam and Robert Goode
Nov 13, 2017 11:48 AM
Our hearts break for your family on such a tragic loss of a life taken from you way too young. Rachel was an incredible person, such a strong, creative, devoted and loving daughter, wife and mother. Her strength was an inspiration to all who knew her. May the good memories help get you through this difficult time. We love you.
Gail and Marvin Abramowitz
Nov 13, 2017 12:00 PM
We are shocked and saddened by the loss of your dear Rachel. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Nov 13, 2017 12:37 PM
Sending my thoughts and prayers to the family.
So sorry for your loss.
Esther and Ed Jacobson
Nov 13, 2017 12:44 PM
We are so saddened to hear of Rachel's passing. You and your beautiful family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Adrienne &Steve Blumberg
Nov 13, 2017 01:18 PM
So sorry to hear of your loss. May you find peace and comfort in your memories
Nov 13, 2017 02:13 PM
I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Rachel. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family.
Rosanne and Marty Horowitz
Nov 13, 2017 03:16 PM
My heartfelt sympathy to your family on the loss of your beloved Rachel.
Debbie and Cary Luskin
Nov 13, 2017 04:29 PM
Ellen, Howard and Family-
Our hearts and prayers are with you. We are so very sorry for your loss.
Jessica Waltersdorff and Family
Nov 13, 2017 06:22 PM
There are no words to express the sadness we feel at the loss of Rachel. We are sending a lot of love and many prayers to you all. We are always here for you. Rachel was always thinking of others and I will always feel blessed to have known her.
Terrye, Robert, Andrew, Eric and Robyn
Nov 13, 2017 08:55 PM
There are no words that can express our sadness for all of you. There were so many fun good times as the kids were growing up. Rachel was a gem! Talented, creative, fun, loving and an all around beautiful person! Our hearts are with you now and forever. Terrye, Robert, Andrew, Eric and Robyn
Melissa and Larry Lavallee
Nov 13, 2017 08:58 PM
Words cannot begin to express our sorrow for your loss. Rachel was a beautiful person with a caring heart and tremendous love for her children, family and friends.
Nov 13, 2017 09:00 PM
So sorry I am for your loss of wonderful, strong Rachel...She was very special, always doing for others. May her love and beautiful memories help all of you to go on with your lives💜❤️
Nov 14, 2017 06:03 AM
Ruthe & Marty so sorry to hear about Rachel but your happy memories will carry you through this sorrowful time.
Gloria and Steve Sherman
Nov 14, 2017 06:54 AM
Dear Ellen and Howard, so sorry for your loss...our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
Gary and Debbie hankin
Nov 14, 2017 07:08 AM
We are very sorry for your loss.
Patty (Shaivitz) and Chuck Leve
Nov 14, 2017 08:56 AM
To the whole Cooperman family, We want to express our deepest condolences to you on such a heartbreaking loss. We are thinking about you during this very difficult time.
Cindy & Tom Gress
Nov 14, 2017 09:26 AM
We are thinking of you all during this unbelievably difficult time. Our hearts break for you.
Nov 14, 2017 09:29 AM
Howard and Ellen, I am so sorry for the loss of your daughter, Rachel. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers.
Chizuk Amuno Congregation
Nov 14, 2017 10:43 AM
On behalf of the Chizuk Amuno synagogue community we express our sincere condolences on the passing of Rachel Lynn Otto, granddaughter of our members Alberta Cooperman and Ruth and Martin Schnizter. We extend our sympathy to your entire family.
John and George Pikounis
Nov 14, 2017 01:41 PM
Our deepest sympathies during your time of loss.
Donald Morris and all of Southern Bank and Trust
Nov 14, 2017 04:24 PM
Shelby and Family
We were deeply saddened to hear of your loss. We all offer our deepest condolences, love and support. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Amy Frankle & Girls
Nov 14, 2017 04:30 PM
Brandon, Harper & Grayson- my heart aches for you... Rachel was such an amazing person and most of all a wonderful mother. I always looked forward to her amazing baked goods she would spoil us with for taking care of Sampson... the road ahead will be trying but please try to remember you are not alone and let all the wonderful memories of Rachel live in your hearts and minds everyday... Everyone at Mountainside sends their love and healing thoughts to you all. ♥️
Brian Harris and Family
Nov 14, 2017 04:43 PM
We are at a loss for words. Rachel was a loving person, who made you feel welcomed. Our heart and condolences go out to Brandon, the kids and both the Otto and Cooperman families. Our prayers are with you all!
Harry and Jeanne Macks
Nov 14, 2017 06:03 PM
Our heartfelt sympathy upon the loss of your beloved Rachel. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Rob and Abbe Yospa
Nov 14, 2017 06:38 PM
To the Otto, Cooperman and Schnitzer families. I hesitated a while to write a note/memory because it took some time to think of the appropriate words at this time other than the feeling of deep sorrow that's in both Rob and my hearts. The one fond memory that I had about Rachel was the comfort knowing that she was my children Blake and Meg's bus councelor taking care of them while going to camp. I always saw that sweet smile in the morning. I believe I let her know my feelings. Would she had remembered I don't know. The important part was that I did and always will. I thank Ellen and Howard to have brought up two special girls. But without the wonderful parents they had there would be no other way. Love to you and know that friends are always around.
Ivan, Laura and Garcia children
Nov 14, 2017 06:38 PM
Dear Howard, Ellen and Shelby. We are deeply sorry for the loss of your beloved Rachel. She was such a good and gentle person; always kind and loving. Rachel was a very important part of our family experience when we were neighbors. We shall miss her. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
The Devlin Family
Nov 14, 2017 09:14 PM
Sending you all heartfelt condolences. There really are no words...she was a beautiful soul. Prayers:(
Ilene and Bob Thrasher
Nov 14, 2017 10:51 PM
We can not begin to express to you the sadness and sorrow we feel for the loss of Rachel. She was a beautiful, thoughtful person that has left many fond memories in our hearts. She will be greatly missed. May you all always remember her beauty in life and what she added to everyone. .
Nov 14, 2017 11:12 PM
What can I say.words can not express how sad this is .You need to hold on all the happy memories. Sending you tight hugs
Nov 15, 2017 09:20 AM
Shelby and Family,
I'm so sorry to hear about Rachel's passing. You guys have become my family through your beautiful daughter and my dear friend Shelby. I hope you cherish all the beautiful memories, and every time you see Harper & Grayson may you be blessed with the beautiful peace of Rachel.
Jenny and Maury Leibowitz (Atlanta)
Nov 15, 2017 09:37 AM
We were very sorry to learn of the passing of Ruth and Marty's Grand daughter. The loss of a child or grandchild is so difficult for the parent. We wish the entire family our prayers and condolences.
Nov 15, 2017 10:25 AM
ALBERTA==SO SORRY TO LEARN OF THE LOSS OF YOUR GRANDDAUGHTER===MAY SHE REST IN PEACE.
Ellen Tarlow, Evelyn and David Tarlow
Nov 15, 2017 10:26 AM
Ellen and Howard,
We are so deeply sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Mrs. Toni G. Brown
Nov 15, 2017 07:00 PM
I was both shocked and saddened to learn of Rachel's passing. We worked closely together at Owings Mills High School and I'll always remember her ready smile, contagious laughter, and her concern for young people. May God comfort the entire family at this difficult time.
Nov 16, 2017 08:55 AM
Dear Ruthe & Marty
My deepest condolences for the loss of your beloved Granddaughter, Rachel. Your memories will give you comfort in the days to come.
Karen and Michael Riger
Nov 16, 2017 09:25 AM
Ellen and family, We were so sorry to hear of Rachel's passing after fighting so very hard. We only knew her from when she would occasionally work with you in our office but, she was always smiling. Now, she will continue to smile from heaven. Our condolences.
Nov 16, 2017 09:28 AM
Howard, Ellen, and the entire family who loved Rachel,
There are no words. Hold onto her little ones and their dad. Never let them forget how much Rachel
lloved them. 💜
Judy Simon & family
Nov 16, 2017 10:21 AM
Ellen, Howard , Shelby and family we are so sorry for your loss.
May you hold your wonderful memories of Rachael in your hearts forever. She was a special and brave person.
Judy and Bob Rothenberg
Nov 16, 2017 01:22 PM
We are so deeply sorry for your loss. We know you will cherish memories oh your beautiful daughter forever.
janice and irwin waranch
Nov 16, 2017 01:52 PM
Dear Ellen, Howard and family,
We are so sorry for your loss.We remember bumping into you at Wegman's and you sharing what a great cook Rachel was. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at such a sad and difficult time.
Nov 16, 2017 02:52 PM
My deepest condolences to you and your family. My heart is deeply saddened by your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Terry and Stephen Katz
Nov 17, 2017 06:53 AM
Dear Ellen, Howard and family,
There are no words....so sorry for your loss.
Sending sincere condolences to the entire family.
Nov 17, 2017 11:14 AM
Dear Howie, Ellen, Shelby, Brandon, Harper and Grayson,
I know my mom expressed our condolences,but I wanted to take this time to personally express my sympathies. Although I didn't know Rachel very well, I always felt connected to her and her story through you all (and social media). I am so very sorry for this loss you have to bear. She will never be forgotten and her spirit and love will continue on and shine through those two adorable children. Although I was not able to be there today, I was able to watch the service and it truly touched me. Her life was well lived and she sure had a lot of love to give! May you continue to heal and have strength. Sending all my love to you all.
Nov 17, 2017 11:21 AM
My sincerest condolences. My heart aches for your loss. Sending love and prayers.
<3 Isabel Garcia
Harriet & Alan Friedman
Nov 17, 2017 12:12 PM
My heart breaks for the loss of your beloved Rachel. May her light shine bright in your hearts forever. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this very sad time.
Marc and Ann Nuger
Nov 17, 2017 06:00 PM
We were very sorry to hear about Rachel's passing. Her memories will be with you forever. Please accept our deepest sympathies for your loss and extend our love from the Nuger family to the Cooperman family.
Cris & Gary Manko
Nov 17, 2017 08:00 PM
To live in the hearts of those we leave behind is not to die.
Dick and Gloria Gordon and Family
Nov 18, 2017 11:26 PM
Ruthie, Marty, Ellen and Family,
We are in Boston and forgive us for not being there in your time of sorrow.
Sweet Ellen watching you grow up and Ruthie from childhood
Our hearts are heavy to know that you are bearing such a tragic loss.
Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Lee and Stacy Cohen
Nov 19, 2017 09:20 AM
Stacy and I are very sorry for your loss. She was a great young lady that will be missed by all
Nov 19, 2017 10:25 AM
I was out of town when the news came of Rachel's passing, but I do not have the words to express my sorrow. She had a spirit of love about her that was focused on her children, husband, parents and friends. Her love and creativity brightened the lives of those around her and she will be missed.
Debbie and Cary Luskin
Nov 19, 2017 06:37 PM
Ellen and Howard- we are so sorry for your loss. Keep good memories. We are thinking about you and have you in our thoughts and prayers
Nov 22, 2017 02:31 PM
Dear Howard and Ellen, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know you will do your best to keep her memory alive for all your family. You are in my thoughts.