Graveside Service: 11:30 a.m., Sunday, November 20, 2022
Location: Mount Ararat Cemetery, Lindenhurst, NY
Elliott Sonnenshine, age 74, passed away at Mary Immaculate Hospital on November 17, 2022. He is survived by his loving daughter, Rachel Sonnenshine; his sister, Jill Neuschaefer; his two nephews, Eric Neuschaefer (Rachel) and Drew Neuschaefer. He is also survived by two great-nieces, Talia Neuschaefer and Solei Neuschaefer, and his great-nephew, Alan Neuschaefer.
Elliott was preceded in death by his parents, Abraham and Ruth Sonnenshine.
Elliott was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Aviation High School in Long Island City, NY, traveling there each day by bus and subway from Brooklyn. From there, he attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he studied aerospace engineering and graduated in 1969. His career as an aeronautical engineer included working on projects such as the Space Shuttle and the Hubble Space Telescope. After a long and successful career, Elliott retired and moved from Sunnyvale, CA to Williamsburg, VA.
A Graveside Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at Mt. Ararat Cemetery in Lindenhurst, NY.
A special thanks to all who offered their love, prayers, and condolences during this difficult time.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the National Kidney Foundation, https://www.kidney.org/donation or Temple Sinai in Newport News. Arrangements by Weymouth Funeral Home.