Doris Erman Rochlin

September 10, 1932 ~ May 18, 2020 (age 87)


Doris Erman Rochlin of Bethesda, Maryland, passed away on May 18, 2020, following her beloved husband Alan M. Rochlin who died the day before.  A New Jersey native, she received her undergraduate degree from Bucknell University and then began her career in New York City, working for Charm magazine and then in advertising.  After marrying her soulmate, she raised three children, pursued graduate studies at American University, received an NEA grant, and published two novels with local settings, including Frobisch’s Angel and In The Spanish Ballroom, titled after the Glen Echo Park venue.   She is survived by daughters Karen Rochlin of Miami and Lisa Novick of Bethesda; son Steven Rochlin and wife Christina Sevilla of Arlington; and her treasured granddaughter Kylee Novick.  Private services only.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to or

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Private Interment

Judean Memorial Gardens
16225 Batchellors Forest Road
Olney, MD 20832

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