Deceased Information

  • DECEASED

    Eitan Force

  • AGE

    17

  • DATE OF DEATH

    Wednesday, September 21, 2022 (Before Sunset)

  • DATE OF FUNERAL

    Friday, September 23, 2022

  • TIME OF FUNERAL

    1:00 PM

  • PLACE OF FUNERAL

    Graveside

  • FUNERAL STREAM

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84379963384?pwd=Qm1PQXJXWDlWMHpGZVZRZDNpTTJiZz09

    Meeting ID: 843 7996 3384

    Passcode: 678450

  • SHIVA INFORMATION

    A public shiva gathering will be held at B'nai Torah immediately following the funeral (approximately 2:30PM Friday). Other shiva will be private.

  • DONATIONS

  • OBITUARY

    Eitan Pallu Force was a light to his family, his friends, and everyone whom he met. Eitan excelled in academics and sports, first, at The Epstein School and, then, at The Weber School.  He passed away, on September 21, 2022, while doing one of the things he enjoyed the most—playing football; a captain of the team, he had just thrown a touchdown in the team’s senior-night game.  Eitan also loved music and travelling, having visited Israel, England, Italy, Spain, and, most recently a family trip to Hawaii as well as many visits to New Orleans to see family.  Recently elected to the National Honor Society, Eitan had a wide array of academic interests, which he planned to pursue in college.  Eitan was born on January 9, 2005 and leaves behind an adoring family and many friends.  Although born and raised in Atlanta, Eitan enjoyed rooting on the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans with his father, mother, and brother, Asher.  Throughout his too-short life, Eitan never stopped challenging himself and, in doing so, motivating those around him. Eitan’s superpower was being able to make everyone around him better.  Eitan is survived by his father (Dr. Seth Force), mother (Dr. Sara Marder), brother (Asher), grandparents (Robert Force and Arnold and Carol Marder), and many uncles, aunts, cousins and two Chesapeake Bay Retrievers (River and Rocky) he trained with love.  Graveside services will be held 1:00 pm, September 23 at Arlington Memorial Park with Rabbi Joshua Heller officiating.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that those wishing to honor Eitan make a gift to The Weber School in his memory.  Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999

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  • Jay Cohen

    Sara, Your family is in our prayers.


  • Kareem Lancaster

    Commodi esse doloru


  • Grandmother of Jonah Katz, Eitan\'s friend (Carol Wien)

    Dear family of Eitan, I am so sad for your loss. May his memory be for a blessing.


  • Lloyd, Rhonda, Ava, and Lily Stark

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


  • Joanie Vignovich

    Sara, Seth, Asher and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. May your precious memories of Eitan bring you comfort during this sad time and may his memory be a blessing. Much love to you. Joanie


  • Lola Akinla

    So saddened by your loss. Sending you love, strength, and prayers during this time. We love you. With my deepest condolences ?


  • jodi and ari gabay

    We are sending you love from Israel and Atlanta... Ari- I wish I could be with you, but I am there in spirit. My mom will be there in my place. Love you all.


  • Megan Fisher

    Dear Sara and Family, I just wanted to tell you how sorry I am for your loss and let you know I'll be thinking and praying for you. Your son, although I never met Eitan, sounded like a wonderful boy, and I cannot imagine the pain with his loss. I am just terribly sorry. Sending love to you all. Sincerely, Megan Fisher


  • Petr Spurney

    Seth and Sara - I am so sorry for your tragic loss, and selfishly for me I'm also sorry that I never had a chance to get to know the obviously bright and accomplished young man Eitan had become. Please accept my deepest condolences and try to look to all the great memories and contributions he made during his young life as you endure. Lastly, I pray that in the near future you find some enlightenment that can give understanding to and comfort from your grave loss today. With all my love. Petr


  • Coach Johnathan W Hall

    It was a pleasure to be Eitans' Football Coach. He was an exceptional young man whose work ethic was phenomenal. Eitan not only bought into what we as a team wanted to accomplish but he brought other teammates with him through his actions and words. Watching him and Asher compete against one another at practice and then on game day being a 'Force' to reckoned with on defense was something wonderful. I could truly tell they had a deep brotherly love. He loved life and made people around him want to be a better person. I will truly miss his smile after a great win, but mostly I will miss seeing how his friends, teammates, opponents, and strangers reacted to his unique way of handling both positive and negative situations. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and Weber community during this time of sadness and loss.


  • Jodie Asher

    Sara- My heart is broken for you, Seth and Asher. I didn't know Eitan, but I am certain those who did will remember him always. I am so very sorry.


  • Shanna Wilons

    Sara, Seth and Asher, I am so sorry for your loss. Eitan’s gentle souls and kind heart touched many lives. I will always remember his time in my 1st grade class, his smile that brightened our room and his love of learning. May his memory be for a blessing.


  • Lorraine James

    Dr Force, Dr Marder and Asher . My sincerest condolences to you on the passing of your beloved son and brother, Eitan. May the God of all comfort be with you.


  • Marsha Fish

    I was so sorry to hear about Eitan. I fondly remember our discussions and classroom activities that we shared in 6th grade history at Epstein. May his memory forever be a blessing.


  • Melanie, Brian, Emma & Grace Mailman

    Sarah, Seth, and Asher, Our hearts and thoughts are with you.


  • Amy Kayler

    Sara my heart is aching. I have no words for your loss. May his memory be a blessing.


  • Eleanor Ho and Alan Wang

    Sara and Seth—We are so, so sorry to hear about your unexpected loss. We never got to meet Eitan, but he was clearly a wonderful, well-loved young man with a bright future. Sending our deepest sympathies to you and your family.


  • Kerry Solomiany

    I am so deeply sorry for your loss. Wishing you long life. May his memory be a blessing.


  • Helen and Lawrence Goldman

    We are so sorry for your loss. We always loved visiting and spending time with Eitan. He was a really very special individual and always made us feel we were part of his life. We are Alec Rubin’s Grandparents.


  • Lauren Sturisky

    I am so very sorry for your loss and send strength and comfort to your whole family. Eitan was simply a joy to teach many years ago. May his memory be a blessing.


  • Esther Panitch

    We are so grateful to have spent time with Eitan at our mountain home with the Rubins. What a great young man! May his memory be for a blessing. All our love, Esther and Roger Panitch.


  • Mara Van de Grift

    We are so sorry for your loss and have no words to properly express the sorrow


  • Nadine Becker

    Sara— sorrow beyond words for your loss—may Eitan’s memory be a blessing to all those who knew and loved him- and may you and your family gain strength from that


  • Margaret Chappell

    Dr. Force I am so sorry to here of Eitan’s passing. You, Mrs Force, Asher and all those who loved him will be in my prayers. My God be with you all.


  • Ruthie Hayes

    Dr Force, I’m so sorry to learn of this today. Sending prayers of strength, comfort and love to your family.


  • Stella Gordon

    Dear Force Family, I was Eitan’s long term sub in 8th grade when his teacher was on maternity leave. He was simply a joy to know. I am so sorry for your loss.


  • Jessica Frenkel

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Eitan left a lasting impression on my boys (Shami and Binny). He never gave up and pushed them to work harder. Although short in years, his life has left a lasting impression on so many. May his memory be a blessing. And may you find comfort in the arms of family and friends.


  • Karen Kaplan

    I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you at this time. There are no words to express the feelings. May his memory be a blessing.


  • Trey Macdiarmid

    Our condolences Seth, Sara, and Asher, may Eitan rest in peace. Sorry we never had a chance to meet Eitan, he appeared to be an outstanding kid. Our prayers are with you all. Sincerely, Trey & Elizabeth Macdiarmid


  • Jennifer Laraki

    I am so sorry for your loss. Sending strength and love to you and all your family.


  • LAWRENCE NATHAN

    Sara: I am so sorry for your loss. Extending my sympathy to you and your family. May Eitan's memories bring you strength.


  • Friedrich Family

    Stevee will always remember what a good friend Eitan always was…. There are just no words to express our sorrow.


  • Amy Arogeti

    So very sorry for your loss. May your sons memory always be a shining light to everyone his life touched.


  • Robin Hynes

    Sending strength and love to all of you


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