Deceased Information


    Richard (Dick) Isenberg

  • AGE



    Monday, June 20, 2022 (Before Sunset)


    Wednesday, June 22, 2022


    11:00 AM




    Meeting ID: 884 1856 1214

    Passcode: 091932


    Shiva will be observed Wednesday and Thursday evenings at Betty & Dick’s home - 210 Embassy Court, Atlanta, 30328. The family will be receiving from 5:00-8:00 PM with a minyan scheduled for 6:30 PM each night. The family kindly requests that any who are unvaccinated either remain masked or attend the minyan virtually, which may be found here: (Passcode 5645).

    210 Embassy Court, Atlanta, 30328



    Richard (“Dick”) Isenberg of Atlanta passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022, due to complications from ALS. He was 85 years old.
    Born in Atlanta, Dick attended Inman Grammar School and graduated from Grady High School, during which time he served as president of the regional chapter of AZA. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Emory University. He served in the Air National Guard.
    Dick spent his entire career as an agent in the life insurance business and owned his own agency, Isenberg Insurance Services, in Sandy Springs until his retirement in 2002. He served as president of the Sandy Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Kiwanis Club, as well as co-president of the High Point Elementary School PTA; and he served on the board of directors of Temple Sinai (which he and his family joined in 1971), the Sandy Springs Board of Ethics, the Atlanta CLU chapter, and the Northside Jaycees.
    The son of Agnes and Sam Isenberg, Dick is survived by Betty, his wife of almost 60 years. Betty and Dick were a devoted couple whose greatest enjoyment was spending time with each other and their family.
    He is also survived by his children Lauralee (and Steve) Bernstein of Roswell, and Doug (and Leslie) Isenberg of Atlanta; grandchildren Averie Bernstein, Shane Bernstein, Ari Isenberg, Jake Isenberg and Jared Isenberg, all of Atlanta; sister Bonnie (and Gary) Richman of Atlanta; sister-in-law Roz Slyn of Louisville, Kentucky; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and cousins. The family is indebted to the beautiful care provided by Weinstein Hospice and his caregivers, Tamara Cook and Veronica Duhaney.
    A graveside service will be held at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 11 a.m., with Rabbi Ron Segal of Temple Sinai officiating. The service will also be streamed online via Zoom at a link available on the website of Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care.
    Donations may be made to Weinstein Hospice; the Emory ALS Center; Temple Sinai, or another charity of choice.
    Shiva will be observed Wednesday and Thursday evenings at Betty & Dick’s home - 210 Embassy Court, Atlanta, 30328. The family will be receiving from 5:00-8:00 PM with a minyan scheduled for 6:30 PM each night. The family kindly requests that any who are unvaccinated either remain masked or attend the minyan virtually, which may be found here: (Passcode 5645).
    Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999

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  • Kayla Cronin

    Dear Doug and Family, I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you all during this difficult time. Kayla

  • Steve and Becky Haymes

    I've had the pleasure of knowing Dick And Betty for twenty years now. I've known Dick to be a kind, intelligent, and interesting man. He will be missed by many.

  • marci silverman

    Leslie, Doug, Ari, Jake, Jared, Lauralee (and your family)- I’m so sorry for your loss. I feel like I just saw him racing around with the walker at the RENT performance. My thoughts and prayers are with you and may his memory be a blessing.

  • Charlotte and Allen Kaminsky

    So sorry for your lost! Wonderful memories of “Dickie” going up!

  • Arleen & Terry Golden

    Our heartfelt condolences to the Isenberg family. Dick was a true gentleman. He always had a smile & hug whenever our paths crossed. Arleen & Terry

  • Stacy & Kevin Wolff

    Sending much love to the entire family in your time of mourning. May you continued to be blessed with wonderful memories of Dick.

  • Leah Franco

    Dick was a Gentleman and a Gentle Man. He will be missed by many. Leah Franco

  • Ramon and jody Franco

    I remember dickie from childhood when he was so nice to my parents, brother and myself. He had always kept that smile on his face until the last time I saw him a year or so ago. He will be greatly missed by so many. I want sympathy to the entire family for such a great loss. Ramon and Jody Franco

  • Barbara Schneider

    Dear Betty and Doug, I send you peace and a hug of love and understanding. Dick was a mensch. May he be remembered for a blessing.

  • Michelle Cooper

    Betty, Doug, Leslie, Lauralee and Steve - I am thinking of you all. I hope your fondest memories, along with love and support from family and friends are a support during this difficult time.

  • Bonnie Barker

    I have many fond memories of keeping Dick in “tip top” form over the last 10+ years. While doing numerous sets of push ups, bicep curls and planks, I heard stories about Betty and their courtship and the joys of grandchildren, It was always a pleasure to spend an hour with him each weeek. Dick Isenberg; you will be missed. Thanks for the happy memories?

  • Jeff Slyn and Tracy Steinberg

    Our sincerest condolences. Uncle Dick meant the world to me and, as you know, was like a second Dad after mine passed away. I love you all dearly and always here for you in good times or not so good. Baruch dayan haemet

  • Hyman and Loretta Shapiro

    Heartfelt condolences for your loss. We are sorry to hear of Dick's passing. May you find comfort in a lifetime of memories.

  • beverly and Morris Zoblotsky

    So sorry to hear of Dick's passing

  • Sandra Mislow

    Betty and family, I am sending my sincere condolences to you. What a wonderful guy Dick was. He leaves a legacy to be proud of.

  • Barry Penner, QC

    Hi Doug - I just heard the news of your father's passing. That is a great photo of your father, and I certainly see the resemblance between you two. I hope you are able to find solace in memories of time spent together as a family. Barry

  • Doug Iseberg

    I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Please accept my sincere condolences. Ina Ergasheva

  • Ben and Ruth Walker

    Dear Betty and Family,Very Sad to learn about Dick's death z''l. Have many wonderful memories of a warm hugs, heartfeld hadshakes, friendliest smiles and sincerety seldom found. We will miss him greatly. Ben and Ruth

  • Lillie Janko

    Dear Betty, Lauralee, and Doug, My heartfelt condolences go to you and your families. Dick was such a good person and I will always remember his wonderful smile. May your family memories will sustain you through this sad time. He will be remembered as a blessing.

  • Harry & Marcia Kuniansky

    Dick was such a special man and we treasured his friendship. We will miss him very much. We send our sympathy and love to the family.

  • Lew and Phyllis Kravitz

    Sending our heartfelt condolences to Betty and all the family.

  • Carl Golden

    To the Isenberg Family I'm so sorry for your loss. Dicky sold me my first Insurance policy. We were also in AZA together. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Carl

  • Paul Posner Social Circle, Ga.

    Betty & Bonnie and Family What a shock to find out that Dickie had died. As you know we all grew up together, high school, Kiwanis Club and the insurance business. I will remember the good times growing up, I hope you all as well.

  • Sandy and Dave Abrams

    Our heartfelt condolences Betty and family.Dick was such a special individual.Everyone was blessed to have him as a friend

  • Elaine and Jerry Blumenthal

    Our deep sympathy on the loss of your beloved Dickie. What a warm, thoughtful, caring gentleman. His name is a blessing.

  • Toni and Joel Adler

    Dear Betty, we are so saddened on hearing about death of your beloved Dick. I don’t think I ever saw him without a warm welcome and big smile. We wish you strength to get through these difficult days. May Dick’s memory be a blessing for all who remember him. Toni and Joel

  • Margery R Diamond

    My sincere condolences to you Betty and the entire Isenberg family. Dickie was a wonderful person. I am honored to have been able to interview him for the Breman Museum collection of Oral Histories.

  • Nancy Isenberg

    Dear Betty and family, I am so saddened by the loss of your wonderful Dick. He was such a gentleman and so nice as he relayed to me stories of my dad. We weren’t related but we shared more than a name. We shared a love of family and how much it means. May his memory always be a blessing. Nancy

  • Betty Breen

    My heart goes out to the entire family. Lester so enjoyed his walks with Dick. They shared some special times together. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Jennie and Macy Moret

    We will always remember Dick's smile, friendliness, sincere interest in his friends' and family's well being; love for his sweet Betty and such a "mench".



  • Andrea Seidel Slomka & Howie Slomka

    Dear Betty, Doug, Lauralee and your families - Thinking of you at this sad time and sending love from our family too. May Dick's memory be a blessing. We hope to hug you in person some time soon. ~Andrea & Howie

  • Phyllis and Martin isenberg

    Dick was a gentleman! Although we did not see each other often I enjoyed his company! Betty, our thoughts are prayer’s are with you.

  • Fred Feinberg (Susan)

    How do I describe Dick? Dignified, Gentleman, Confidant, Friend, Trusted Business Partner. I could go on and on; but, the best times we had together were exchanging anecdotes and stories over extended lunches. We both preferred breakfast for lunch. I will miss those times we spent together ; but, I will cherish the memories. Betty, Susan and I are thinking of you and your family and are here to help in any way we can.

  • Carol and Joe Rubin

    Betty and family - We are so saddened by your loss. May Dick’s memory forever be a blessing for you. Carol and Joe

  • Ron & Maxine Rosen

    Betty,Our deepest sympathy go out to you and your family.Dick's smile should always be remembered.May his memory always be for a blessing

  • Phyllis Beck Kurtzman

    Dear All, Sorry to hear of Dick’s passing. It has been about ten years since we saw each other. We were in the GI LAB at Northside. Always very kind. A Mensch May Dick Rest in Peace.

  • Chester(Chet) & Clarice O. Parver

    Words don't begin to express our sorrow at losing Dick. We are sending hugs to each & everyone of you.

  • Rona and Barry Seidel

    Dear Betty, Doug, and Lauralee, Dick was a sweet, gentle man with that beautiful smile. May he rest in peace.

  • Brenda Raymon

    Dear Betty and family, I am so very sorry to hear that Dickie has passed away! My heart is with you as you go through this terribly sad time. My love and sympathy to you and family. Love, Brenda

  • Howard Fagin

    So sorry to hear about Dick’s passing. I always considered him a friend. He never met a stranger. My sincere condolences to Betty, Lauraleee and Doug.

  • Shelley Covin Milakofsky

    Dear Betty and Family, so very saddened to hear of the loss of your beloved Dick. He is remembered as such a darling gentle Southern guy, so in love with his precious Betty. I pray for your strength in many warm and wonderful memories of shared decades. Sending you much love always. Shelley

  • Fran Rothenberg

    Dear Betty. I am so sad to hear of Dick’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Sarah and Mickey Solomon

    Dear Betty , We are so saddened to hear of Dickie’s passing. We send our love and heartfelt condolences to you and your family. If there is anything we can do for you, please don’t hesitate to ask.

  • Phillip and Rosalind Haber

    Dick was a special person all his life.Our condolences to all his Family.

  • Shirley and Perry Brickman

    Such a kind and wonderful young man. Always a sweet smile and a warm hello. Another treasured friend and neighbor from Pasadena Ave so many years ago.Our deepest sympathy to Betty and family.

  • Jean Cooper

    We are so sorry. Our best to your family. Jean&Jerry Cooper

  • Barbara Goldwasser Friedland Gold

    Dear Family of Dick Isenberg: I went through Samuel Inman Grammar School and Henry Grady High School with Dick, and although I have not seen him in umpteen years, I will always remember how friendly and nice he was when we would pass each other in the halls. I am so sorry for your loss . May he RIP.

  • Robyn and Ed Gerson

    Our deepest condolences. Our thoughts are with you all. Dick was such a wonderful and kind man. Love, Robyn and Ed and family

  • Raye Lynn and Roy Banks

    We were sad to hear about Dick. I remember him as a loving grandfather to his Sunshine School grandchildren. Sending all of your family much love.

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