Jewish Journal


June 6, 2013



Rupert Adler died April 18 at 92. Survived by wife Rona; great-niece Lisa (Victor) Kohn. Mount Sinai

Leontine Altagen died April 20 at 97. Survived by daughters Judy (Peter) Fonda, Elaine Lopez; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; sisters Zoe Sorkin, Rosalie (Al) Weiner. Mount Sinai

Sally Bierstein died April 21 at 93. Survived by daughter Marilyn (Barry) Tanner; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Joseph Cahn died April 20 at 95. Survived by daughter Rhesa (Lester) Adler; son Bruce (Mavie); 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Romo Chernoff died April 14 at 99. Survived by daughters Myrna (Marshall) Barth, K. Nastassja; son Fred; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Jack Cooper died April 17 at 80. Survived by wife Gillian; daughters Tracey (Yigal) Lelah, Beverly  Matus; sons Gary, Simmie (Linda); 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

David David died April 19 at 75. Survived by wife Vera; daughter Lisa David Dean; son Eric (Lacy); sister Karen Chilowitz; brother Sammy; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Lila Epstein died April 15 at 87. Survived by daughter Deborah Solon; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Malinow and Silverman

Shirley Fields died April 19 at 87. Survived by sons Howard (Heidi), Robert; daughter Deborah (Marc) Stassevitch; son-in-law Bob Mellen; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Dorothy Gayle died April 18 at 91. Survived by daughter Bonnie Sorosky; son Richard; 3 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Jerry Goldman died April 15 at 77. Survived by wife Beverly; daughter Karen (Todd Reznik); son Michael (Maria); 4 grandchildren; brother Robert (Roz) Goldman. Mount Sinai

Roza Gowin died April 18 at 83. Survived by husband Russell; daughters Gayla Albrecht, Tina Cielen, Mari Short; sons Larry Coons, Jim; 10 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Elaine Jacobs died April 14 at 59. Survived by husband Steven; daughters Anna, Elyssa; son Adam; sister Judy Gilder; brother Mark Gilder. Shalom Memorial 

Helen Katz died April 18 at 81. Survived by husband Dov; daughter Robin (Hyatt) Seligman; son Zachary Katz; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Gerald Kravitz died April 17 at 75. Survived by wife Judy; sons Rob and Mike. Malinow and Silverman

Allan Krescent died April 20 at 64. Survived by wife Marcy; sons Andrew (Nicole), David; mother Hannah; sister Gloria Weir. Mount Sinai

Elaine Kriegstein died April 16 at 84. Survived by sons Barry, Stuart (Cathy); 1 grandchild. Hillside

Gertrude Kurt died April 14 at 99. Survived by daughter Cynthia (Wayne) Schwartz; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Marvin Lubick died April 14 at 94. Survived by sons Joseph Bille, Harold Lubick; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ruth Marks died April 15 at 89. Survived by husband Harold Marks; daughter Diane Cogert; son Richard (Ann); 6 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; sister Pearl. Mount Sinai

Charles Mesnick died April 19 at 99. Survived by sons Michael, Richard; 1 grandchild; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

David Mintzer died April 18 at 55. Survived by sister Robin (David) Mintzer-Davis; brother Eric Mintzer; partner Cynthia Welden. Mount Sinai

Marilyn Rittenburg died April 13 at 83. Survived by daughter Lynn (William) Kramer; son Lee; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Ruth Rich. Hillside

Leon Rofe died April 20 at 45. Survived by mother Marlene; father Albert; sister Danielle. Malinow and Silverman

Edward Rubin died April 18 at 46. Survived by mother Barbara; brother Daniel. Hillside

Scott Savitch died April 16 at 35. Survived by mother Janine; father David; brother Aaron. Hillside

Nancy Schneider died April 16 at 62. Survived by husband Dennis; daughter Beth (Jeff) Wachner; son Aaron (Julie); 2 grandchildren; sister Linda (Bob) Brown. Hillside

Joseph Shore died April 16 at 94. Survived by wife Beverly; daughters Diane (Tom) Casey, Melanie Levin, Karen; sons Douglas (Robin), Laurence, Ronald (Samuel Bernstein); 9 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren; sister Betty Dornbush. Mount Sinai

Vivian Vallens died April 18 at 83. Survived by husband Leon; daughter Judith (Samuel) Reece; sons Gary, Howard (Lauren); 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Barbara Wachner died April 19 at 68. Survived by daughter Andrea; sons Jeff (Beth), Michael (Robin); 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchildren; brother Dough Harris. Hillside

Sarelle Ward died April 14 at 76. Survived by daughters Nancy (John) Bigley, Robin (Stephen) Ward Bender; 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

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