Jewish Journal


December 4, 2013



Gilda Ban died Nov. 9 at 83. Survived by daughter Julie; son Steven (Kimberly); sister Paula (Bernard) Cohen. Mount Sinai

Stella Benmayor died Nov. 6 at 95. Survived by daughter Rina. Hillside

Janice Bernstein is survived by sons David (Kathleen), James (Abbey Kesden); 3 grandchildren; brother Robert (Maida) Greenberg. Hillside

Smadar Cohen Sciutto died Nov. 15 at 63. Survived by husband Giuseppe Sciutto; sons Adrian Sciutto, Alexi Sciutto; brother Amir Cohen. Mount Sinai

Ramona Delson died Nov. 7 at 95. Survived by daughter Marlene (Marshall) Grossman; son Jeffrey (Samantha); 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Irene Ellis died Nov. 14 at 93. Survived by son Seymour (Marilyn); 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Bernice Feinstein died Nov. 14 at 85. Survived by daughter Sharon (David) Pevsner; sons Bruce (Lois), Craig; 3 grandchildren; sister Lynn. Groman Eden

Jerry Garbus died Nov. 9 at 95. Survived by wife Katie; sons Carl (Jenny), Martin; 1 grandchild; brother Harry. Mount Sinai

Joseph Gechtman died Nov. 6 at 101. Survived by son Neal (Sylvia); 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Louis Gitterman died Nov. 10 at 92. Survived by wife Phyllis; daughter Marlene (Neal) Brostoff; sons Alan (Diana), Richard; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Faina Gruzman died Nov. 10 at 95. Survived by son Leo (Alla) Goldberg; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

June Hirschberg died Nov. 8 at 82. Survived by sons Mark, Stacy; 3 grandchildren; sisters Dana (Louis) Bordinaro, Lorri Schoenberg; brother Irv (Friedel) Pierson. Mount Sinai

Dorothy Ingram died Nov. 7 at 91. Survived by daughter Leslie (Justin) Wheatley; son David; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Evelyn Kaplan died Nov. 14 at 98. Survived by daughter Beth Meltzer; sons Denis, Richard (Hana); 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Betty Katanick died Nov. 8 at 89. Survived by daughters Barbara (Steven) Kramer, Nancy (Ron) McIntyre; grandchildren; great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Audrey Katz died Nov. 15 at 83. Survived by husband Albert; sons James (Gail), William (Denise); 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

James Kopley died Nov. 13 at 87. Survived by wife Francine; daughters Ellen Rosengard, Kathleen Rudie. Hillside

Betsy Krasn died Nov. 14 at 84. Survived by daughters Nancy Gumbiner, Mary; 1 grandchild. Hillside

Pearl Kronowitz died Nov. 9 at 88. Survived by daughters Nechama Kronowitz Brooks, Bobbi (Elan) Rubenstein; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brother Frank (Phyllis) Cartin. Mount Sinai

Robert Licht died Nov. 8 at 89. Survived by daughter Lisa; sons Alan (Phyllis), Mark (Barbara); 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Miriam Loevner died Nov. 7 at 88. Survived by sons David (Colleen), Joseph (Sally), Larry; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Gary Matzdorff died Nov. 8 at 92. Survived by wife Nancy; daughters Beverly (Mitchell), Shirley (Craig); sons Jeffrey, Steven (Lynn); stepdaughter Suzanne (Buck); 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

Bernice Mills died Nov. 10 at 81. Survived by daughters Julie (Larry McFadden), Sandra; son Robert (Carol); 4 grandchildren; sister Barbara Siegelmen. Mount Sinai

Sidney Munshin died Nov. 10 at 86. Survived by wife Sara; daughters Susan (Michael) Kocay, Elizabeth (Edwin) Larkin; 3 grandchildren; sister Frances Komisar. Hillside

Antonina Okun died Nov. 12 at 85. Survived by daughter Viktoria (Felix); 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Roslyn Palarz died Nov. 5 at 90. Survived by sons Dale, Joel. Mount Sinai

Dorothy Richards died Nov. 9 at 88. Survived by daughter Karen Richards Sachs; son Laurence; 4 grandchildren; sister Ann Gasser; nieces and nephews. Chevra Kadisha

Fredric Richman died Nov. 10 at 76. Survived by companion Cindy White; daughter Melissa; son Michael; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Debra Romey died Nov. 11 at 57. Survived by husband Daniel; sister Janice (Robert Newman) Hochman; brother-in-law Marcot Star Romey. Mount Sinai

Bernadine Root died Nov. 8 at 86. Survived by husband Mitchell; daughters Sandy (Michael) Creith, Loren; son Martin (Ginny); 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Edith Rosenfield died Nov. 12 at 86. Survived by husband Phillip; daughter Lisa (Dan); son David (Angie); 7 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Seldon Sencer died Nov. 14 at 79. Survived by wife Jane; daughter Deby; son Robert (Janice); 2 grandchildren. Groman Eden

Herman Shifman died Nov. 13 at 90. Survived by wife Suzanne; sons Barry, Bruce, Randall. Hillside

Sondra Singer died Nov. 6 at 82. Survived by husband William; daughters Jill (Marty) Koller, Carla (Tom) Perlmutter, Amy (Lee) Silverman; sons Bruce (Tracy), Neal (Debbie), Ted (Charmaine); sister Sue Bass. Mount Sinai

Sara Soler died Nov. 5 at 93. Survived by daughter Silvia (Barry Schreiber) Goldsztajn; son Ehud Solel; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Philip Spivack died Nov. 8 at 92. Survived by sons Donald, Gary (Linda); 1 grandchild. Groman Eden

Berenice Steinberg died Nov. 12 at 86. Survived by daughter Marlene; son Howard (Simone); 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Morris Turer died Nov. 14 at 86. Survived by wife Betty; daughters Brenda (Philip) Ross, Betty, Shellie; 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Anita Woolf died Nov. 7 at 86. Survived by daughter Linda Jenkins; son Louis; 3 grandchildren. Groman Eden

Evelyn Zinger died Nov. 10 at 89. Survived by daughters Audrey (Moe) Cooperman, Margo Ford, Karen (Neil) Puro; 1 grandchild. Hillside

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