Coral Springs Oldest Resident Martha Oster Dies at 104

Martha Oster, who turned 104 on September 23, thanking CST for our story

By: Jen Russon

Weeks before she turned 104, on September 23, Martha Oster received support from the community in the form of cards and visits to her home after Coral Springs Talk published her story.

On Monday, Martha passed away peacefully in hospice care, surrounded by family and her home health aide, Judith.

Her granddaughter, Allison Davis, said the day she had been dreading came to pass with at least some comic relief.

“Her last words to me were to go find a husband,” said the barely 30-year-old lawyer who works for the Berman Law Group in Boca Raton.

Davis said, since her grandma passed away during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, services were pushed to October 1 and will be held at the South Florida Jewish Cemetery in Lake Worth at 1 p.m.

Instead of flowers, donations can be made to the Chabad of Coral Springs’s fund for COVID-relief.  Martha worshipped at the Chabad since moving to Coral Springs in the early 80s.

In the video,  she can be seen thanking Coral Springs Talk for the story about her long life.

Coral Springs Resident Prepares to Celebrate her 104th Birthday

Martha Oster, in New York around 1921, and with her late husband Sydney Oster approximately 1952. {courtesy of family}

Her family is sitting Shiva at her apartment tonight and tomorrow for those who wish to pay their respects. Martha’s apartment at Ramblewood East is located at 4272 NW 89th Avenue, #107.

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Jen Russon

Jen Russon
Jen Russon has been a staff writer for Talk Media since 2018. She is also a novelist, copywriter and editor at Swallow Publishing, LLC.

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