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February 9, 2006

Obituaries

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Selma Abrams died Jan. 1 at 83. She is survived by her sons, Dana (Diane) and Ira (Pam Pierce); four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and brothers, Howard (Jean) and Melvin Dobkin. Mount Sinai

LEONARD GENE ACKERMAN died Jan. 8 at 89. He is survived by his son, Bob (Jan); and two grandchildren. Hillside

MINNIE ALLEN died Jan. 13 at 90. She is survived by her son, Bruce; and cousins, Don and Bebe Kranz. Hillside

Rochelle Anderson died Jan. 8 at 64. She is survived by her husband, Gene; and daughter, Valerie Tapper. Malinow and Silverman

Jack Myer Aptaker died Jan. 8 at 85. He is survived by his daughters, Cindy Crangle and Meryl Ericson. Chevra Kadisha

Arnold Arend died Jan. 10 at 73. He is survived by his wife, Shirley; sons, Michael (Joyce), Scott (Linda) and Bradley (Sandra); 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

William Aspinwall died Jan. 13 at 47. He is survived by his wife, Gail; daughter, Jennifer; son, Michael; mother, Bernice; and sister, Peggy (Tim) Toppin. Mount Sinai

Marilyn Balkan died Jan. 4 at 90. She is survived by her daughters, Ruth Ann (Mike) Levison and Bonnie (Jesus) Chavarria; and three grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Maurice Allen Benjamin died Jan. 7 at 77. He is survived by his friend, Ron Olund. Mount Sinai

Minna Grosswirth Berkowitz died Jan. 1 at 96. She is survived by her daughter, Sandra; son-in-law, Jeffrey Shender; granddaughter, Micha Shender; brother Sidney Grossworth; nieces; and nephews. Parsky Memorial Chapel, Rochester

Morris David Bernstein died Jan. 6 at 78. He is survived by his son, Joel; daughters, Shelley (Larry) Phillips and Barbara (Warren) Plumbo; and four grandchildren. Groman

Sheldon Norman Block died Jan. 4 at 73. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Natalie; sons, James and Keith; daughter, Ashely Rayne Kravitz; six grandchildren; brothers, Harold and Seymour; and sisters, Alice, Lenora and Roslyn. Groman

David Blum died Jan. 4 at 84. He is survived by his daughter, Francine Kelly. Malinow and Silverman

Mildred Boardman died Jan. 3 at 80. She is survived by her daughter, Shira; and son, Joel; one grandchild; and brother, Sigmond Edelman. Malinow and Silverman

ROSALIE KAPLAN BRAUN died Jan. 2 at 83. She is survived by her children Trudy (Steven), Margery and Richard (Denise); three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, Laurence (Gloria) Kaplan; and many nieces and nephews. Hillside

JANE BRAVERMAN died Jan. 1 at 88. She is survived by her daughter, Toby; sons, Shelby and Allie; eight grandchildren; and sisters, Gladys, Elizabeth and Ann. Sholom Chapels..

Selma Evelyn Braverman died Jan. 13 at 98. She is survived by nephews, Jeffrey and Jim Rubenstein. Groman

ESTHER BRODY died Jan. 3 at 86. She is survived by her daughter Sharon Colgan; sons Gary and Donald, 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and brother, Louis Ross. Hillside

SUSAN BROOKS died Jan. 2 at 86. She is survived by her sons, Paul and Larry; and brothers Alfred Leibowitz and Steven Lanet. Hillside

Anita Burgoyne died Jan. 7 at 83. She is survived by her, son, Michael (Enright) Marans; daughters, Lisa (Rida) Hamed and Debi (Stanley) Parkhurst; and grandson, Ali Hamed. Mount Sinai

William Byers died Jan. 8 at 80. He is survived by his wife, Susanne; sons, Thomas (Grace) and Robert (Janice); daughter, Diana (Michael) Lederman; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

MIRIAM CAZDEN died Jan. 3 at 86. She is survived by her daughter, Laurie; sons, Bruce and Jerry; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Sylvia Hariton. Sholom Chapels.

Elsie Brick Coff died Jan. 6 at 96. She is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth Gottlieb, Judith (Russell) Douthit and Benay (Dennis) Smith; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; brother, Jay (Mardi) Brick. Mount Sinai

Gertrude Cohen died Jan. 8 at 93. She is survived by her son, Morris (Judy); daughter, Sheri (Stuart); eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Groman

Morris Cohen died Jan. 15 at 87. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; and sons, Arthur (Carol) and Samuel (Diana). Mount Sinai

Roslyn Cohen died Jan. 11 at 79. She us survived by her husband, Harry; daughter, Sharon (Harold) Cohn; son, Jerry (Cynthia); four grandchildren; sisters, Lenora (Jake) Spiegel, Hilda (Nat) Plotnick and Alice Siegel; brothers, Harold (Jeanette) and Lawrence (Sylvia) Block; and sister-in-law, Phyllis Block. Mount Sinai

Irving Igna Davidowitz died Jan. 6 at 93. He is survived by his sons, Dr. Fred (Dr. Sherry), Dr. Morri, and Tzvi (Leah); brother, Izzy; sister, Ceil Englander; 18 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.Chevra Kadisha.

Mollie Dorfman died Jan. 14 at 85. She is survived by her son, David; daughters, Barbara Dorfman and Joan Dunn; and five grandchildren. Groman

Robert Dosik died Jan. 11 at 85. He is survived by son, Gary (Helen); and daughter, Gail (Richard) Kruger. Malinow and Silverman

FREDA DREZNER died Jan. 6 at 99. She is survived by her son, Stephen (Naomi); five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Hillside

Sylvia Elias died Jan. 7 at 87. She is survived by her son, Raymond; brother, Bernard Ladin; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and sister, Esther Radin. Groman

Sylvia Ellish died Jan. 6 at 83. She is survived by her nieces, Sheila Brown and Cheryl Spinney. Groman

Charles Ellison died Jan. 1 at 69. He is survived by his wife, Dung; daughters, Marlea (Randy) Nolen, Carrie (Jane Cass) and Eileen (Jerry Shore); six grandchildren; and sister, Joan (George) Brown. Mount Sinai

LILLIAN ESACOVE died Jan. 2 at 90. She is survived by her son, Larry (Aida); two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Hillside

Rose Faitelson died Dec. 31 at 89. She is survived by her daughters, Marcia Schor and Ellen; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sister, Nettie Goldstein. Groman

HELEN FARBER died Jan. 12 at 91. She is survived by her son, Paul (Geraldine); daughter, Shelly (Eric) Anderson, three grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren. Hillside

David Farzad died Dec. 31 at 62. He is survived by his wife Manigeh; and son, Danny. Chevra Kadisha

Barnetta Finkel died Jan. 13 at 95. She is survived by her sons, Robert and Gary; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Arthur Finkelstein died Jan. 6 at 92. He is survived by his son, Edward; daughter, Phyllis Cohen; and two grandchildren. Groman

Greta Flaschner died Dec. 30 at 93. She is survived by her nieces, Neomi (Vaehuda) Limor, Davida and Maria Jetter; and nephews, John and Karl Jetter. Mount Sinai

Isidore Fleischer died Jan. 1 at 83. He is survived by his wife, Beverly; son, Jeffrey; daughter, Terri Rubin; one grandchild; brother, Solomon; and sister, Beatrice Gottlieb. Groman

Sam Frackman died Jan. 14 at 87. He is survived by his wife, Doris; son, Russell; daughter, Susan; sister, Edith Gesinger; three grandchildren. Groman

Lydia Gelb died Jan. 9 at 90. She is survived by her husband, Morris; daughters, Sandra (Henry) Krist and Barbara (Arnold) Becker; and three grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Carl Gerichter died Jan. 7 at 56; he is survived by his wife, Lynn; daughter, Rachel; mother, Edith; and sister, Helena Sudd. Groman

Sherman Given died Dec. 30 at 87. He is survived by his wife, Doris; son, William (Deborah); daughters, Julie and Jennifer; four grandchildren; and brothers, Robert (Marian) and Jim (Betty). Malinow and Silverman

Victory Glick died Jan. 10 at 96. He is survived by his son, Harold (Norma); four grandchildren; and four great-grandsons. Mount Sinai

Evelyn Gluck died Jan. 4 at 81. She is survived by her daughter, Lisa Lefton; and son, Howard Schwartz. Malinow and Silverman

Richard Goldwasser died Jan. 5 at 79. He is survived by his wife, June. Groman

Nathan Golub died Dec. 30 at 94. He is survived by his wife, Sarah; son, Martin; daughters, Anna Bernstein, Elaine Weisman and Benee Ketchum; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; brothers, George and Ray; and sisters, Mary Schwimmer and Esther. Groman

Florence Jeanne Goodman died Jan. 10 at 83. She is survived by her husband, Calvin; son, Dr. Lenn (Roberta); daughter, Shelley Adler; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Leonard Cohen. Malinow and Silverman

Sylvia Brown Greenfield died Dec. 31 at 90. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Sue. Malinow and Silverman

SYLVIA GREENSPAN died Jan. 6 at 85. She is survived by her son, Myron (Eve); daughter, Rachelle (Serge) Tobias; six grandchildren; and sisters, Ruth Meller and Faye Sztanski. Hillside

Farzaneh Hakaian died Jan. 8 at 64. She is survived by her husband, Morteza; son, Mouis Yafeh; and brother, Habib. Chevra Kadisha

Sara Hanin died Jan. 7 at 96. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon (Laszlo) Incze; son, Marvin (Judy); four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sister, Eileen Stein. Mount Sinai

Velma Harris died Jan. 13 at 89. She is survived by her daughters, Robin Harris and Deborah (Joseph) Austin; grandchildren, Alan and Mark Austin; sister, Bernice Mexic; and friend, Alice Woodrow. Chevra Kadisha

FRANK HELFMAN died Jan. 10 at 84. He is survived by his wife, Frances; and son, Bill. Sholom Chapels.

BERNICE HERMAN died Jan. 13 at 83. She is survived by her daughters, Sandi Kramer and Joyce Cohen; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Marian Stearn; and brother, Dr. Stanley Samuels. Hillside

Ivya Ivshin died Jan. 14 at 80. He is survived by his son, Gregory (Ella); daughter, Svetlana (Anatoly) Ostrovsky; and three grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ann Jacobs died Jan. 9 at 88. She is survived by her daughter, Lola. Mount Sinai

Evelyn Jacobson died Jan. 14 at 91. She is survived by her daughter, Laura Gilmore; sister, Edith Jacobs; and one grandchildren. Groman

Sam Jaffee died Jan. 4 at 87. He is survived by his wife, Helen; daughters, Michele (Joseph Wysocki) and Jacqueline (Jaci Sisson); one grandchild; and sister, Lillian Rosencranz. Groman

Bayaz Khodadadzadeh died Jan. 6 at 87. She is survived by her children, Sirous and Mahin. Chevra Kadisha

Frank Francis Kimble died Jan. 7 at 77. He is survived by his wife, Thelma. Malinow and Silverman

Sarah Krant died Jan. 9 at 89. She is survived by her daughters, Martha Runthenbeck and Ilene Cox; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Groman

Joyce Kron died Jan. 11 at 86. She is survived by her nephew, Leonard (Sharon) Ovsiowitz; sister, Emily Ovsiowitz; niece, Elaine (Norman) Blieden; two great-nephews; and two great-nieces. Chevra Kadisha

SAMUEL AIRES LANDY died Jan. 9 at 93. He is survived by his son, Mike; and companion, Edith Greenberg. Hillside

Selma La Van died Jan. 12 at 78. She is survived by her daughter, Pearl (Jack) Dietz; son, Syd (Alex); and five grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Rebecca Lazarus died Jan. 3 at 97. She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn (Calvin) Gross; sister, Fae Hoffman; and brother, Albert Berman. Mount Sinai

Edith Lazik died Jan. 5 at 95. She is survived by her sons, Arthur and George; daughter, Audrey Gold; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Groman

Evangeline Levine died Jan. 9 at 84. She is survived by her daughters, Martha (Michael) DuPree and Deborah; and two grandsons. Malinow and Silverman

Lee Lieberman died Jan. 11 at 77. She is survived by her daughters, Rochelle Fancher and Arlene Barjam. Groman

Sara Lea Liebesman died Jan. 14 at 90. She is survived by her sons, Ralph and Ettan; six grandchildren; and four great- grandchildren. Groman

Harold Lipchik died Dec. 30 at 77. He is survived by his wife, Elaine; son, Alan (Ann); daughter, Debra; grandson, David; and brother, Dr. Elliot (Eve). Mount Sinai

Celia Losh died Jan. 12 at 94. She is survived by her daughters, Sharon (Harry) Lerman and Harriet Millman; three grandsons; two great-grandchildren; sister, Ann Karp; brother, Harvey (Ina Rose) Newman; and sister, Gloria Stoliar. Mount Sinai

Belle Marks died Jan. 5 at 94. She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Balowitz; grandchildren, Michelle (Peter) Sharpe, Amy (Donald) Miller and Robin Balowitz; and four great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Frances Markovitz died Jan. 8 at 90. She is survived by her daughters, Eileen Steinberg and Pepi Rosenbaum; son, Don; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Mary Matosoff died Jan. 11 at 96. She is survived by her niece, Anna (Josh) Katz. Malinow and Silverman

MARTIN PAUL MERRILL died Jan. 13 at 62. He is survived by his mother, Leah; brother, Lawrence (Susan Kramarsky); and nieces, Toby and Jane. Hillside

Anne Minkow died Jan. 2 at 92. She is survived by her sons, Ron and Gerald. Groman

Carl Mount died Jan. 11 at 82. He is survived by his wife, Rita; sons, Ray and Stan (Judy); stepdaughters, Renee Nelson and Nancy (Jamie) Stellos; stepson, Daniel Rolls; six grandchildren; sister, Minnie Gurganus; and brother, Jack (Judie). Mount Sinai

Shamoeel Nazarian died Dec. 31 at 92. He is survived by his wife, Iran; and son, Farhad. Chevra Kadisha

ERNO NEUFELD died Jan. 15 at 96. He is survived by his sons, John and Dan; and one grandchild. Hillside

Bonnie Newman died Jan. 10 at 80. She is survived by her son, Jeffrey (Debra); brother, Marvin (Jennie) Zavatsky; one grandchild; and sisters, Sylvia Polonsky and Minnie Scharlin. Groman

ANNA PERRY died Jan. 15 at 92. She is survived by her daughter, Marcy (Edgar) Gross; 11 grandchildren; 15 great- grandchildren; and sisters, Betty Markowitz and Stella Rozan. Hillside

LOUIS PINSKY died Dec. 31 at 84. He is survived by his daughter, Raina (Jim) Ring; and three granddaughters. Hillside

Lillian Price died Jan. 15 at 88. She is survived by her son, Mitchell; and daughters, Arlene Siegel and Maureen. Malinow and Silverman

SYDELLE RASKIN died Jan. 13 at 89. She is survived by her son, Bill; and daughter, Noreen Barry. Hillside

Eugene Resnick died Jan. 11 at 79. He is survived by his sons, Alan (Melanie) Dukar and Jeff (Deborah); and five grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Frances Rieser died Jan. 9 at 82. She is survived by her son, Robert; daughter, Carole Hart; four grandchildren; brother, Mack Drajer; and sister, Mirceille Vincent. Groman

Herman Rosen died Jan. 6 at 91. He is survived by his sons, Howard and Ralph; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Groman

Cecile Beatrice Ross died Jan. 13 at 90. She is survived by her daughter, Morgan Neilson; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and brother, Martin Webster. Groman

LEONARD ROSENBAUM died Jan. 6 at 88. He is survived by his son, Richard; daughters Jill Chernoff and Merle Lambeth; and five grandchildren. Hillside

JOHN FREDRICK ROSENKRANZ died Jan. 5 at 71. He is survived by his companion, Edie Levenson. Hillside

Karl Rosenkranz died Dec. 31 at 85. He is survived by his son, Phillip. Groman

Marvin Rubinek died Jan. 9 at 50. He is survived by his wife, Veronika; son, Alex; parents, Henry and Pola; and sister, Marilyn (Ivan) Steinberg. Mount Sinai

LORRAINE SCHULBERG died Jan. 6 at 85. She is survived by her son, Peter (Ardys); daughter, Clare; grandchildren, Robbie and Haley; sister, Ann Reit; sister-in-law, Lucille (Henry) Warner; cousins; and friends. Hillside

BERNARD SHERMAN died Jan. 9 He is survived by his wife, Carol; son, Dennis (Penny); daughter, Stephanie (Larry) Schwartz; stepdaughters Robin Adam and Susan Shapiro; and sisters, Charlotte Greenstein and Sylvia Miller. Mount Sinai

Arlyne Shlosberg died Jan. 2 at 71. She is survived by her daughter, Judith (Shawn) Willey; sons, Elon (Joan) and Mark; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Marlyne (Art) Jamieson; brother, Dennis (Merle) Levy; and domestic partner, Charles Fugere. Mount Sinai

Yakov Simon died Jan. 7 at 88. He is survived by his wife, Pelageya; and stepson, Yefil Ayzenberg. Chevra Kadisha

HAROLD SLONE died Jan. 14 at 83. He is survived by wife, Iris; daughters, Janet and Melanie; sons, Tim, Jon and Bill; and 10 grandchildren. Hillside

Dorothe Sokol died Dec. 31 at 86. She is survived by her husband, Alfred; son, Steven (Julee); three grandchildren; sister, Marilyn Skoller; and nephew Ronald Skoller. Mount Sinai

Rose Soldinger died Jan. 12 at 91. She is survived by her husband, Ralph; son, Simon; and one grandchild. Groman

Hilda Solomon died Jan. 10 at 86. She is survived by her sons, Solomon (Ingrid) and Eskel (Suzan); daughter, Rachel (Maurice) Kierzenblat; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sister, Rahma Samuels. Chevra Kadisha

Sylvia Solomon died Jan. 6 at 93. She is survived by her son, Richard (Fran); daughter, Susan (Alvin) DeBre; and five grandchildren. Mount Sinai

William Sokol died Jan. 11 at 77. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; son, Steven; daughter, Allison. Groman

MARYLIN HERMINA SONNICHSEN died Jan. 6 at 80. She is survived by her husband, John; daughters, Jill (Peter) Rowe, Carol Baxte, Sandy Cadranel and Jean; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Hillside

Betty Soroky died Dec. 29 at 87. She is survived by her husband, Edward; son, Edward; daughter, Deborah; and three grandchildren. Groman

VIOLET FELDMAN SPEAR died Jan. 3 at 89. She is survived by her sons, Gary (Shirlee) and Howard (Roni), four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Hillside

Lynn Stein died Jan. 12 at 77. She is survived by son, David; daughter, Leslie Stein Center; four grandchildren; brother, Sheldon Dobkin. Malinow and Silverman

MOLLIE GOLDEN STEIN died Jan. 9 at 90. She is survived by her son, Larry (Roberta); and two grandchildren. Hillside

Arthur Stelzer died Jan. 7 at 81. He is survived by his wife, Lorrie; and his sister, Francis Lefkowitz. Groman

June Storch died Jan. 1 at 86. She is survived by her son, Raymond (Jan); granddaughter, Clara; brother, Mike (Grace) Jacobs; and sister, Bea Elkin. Mount Sinai

Yeva Tarasyuk died Jan. 6 at 84. She is survived by her husband, Grigoriy; and daughter, Anya. Chevra Kadisha

Anne Thomas died Jan. 1 at 72. She is survived by her husband, Leonard; daughter, Judy (David) Bencie; sons, Zachary and Scotty Widdes; four grandchildren; father, Henry Latiner; and brothers, Forest (Marsha) and Marshall (Myra) Latiner. Mount Sinai

Myron Wachter died Jan. 8 at 78. He is survived by his daughter, Barbara Rich; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Groman

MAXINE BRILL WAINMAN died Jan. 6 at 84. She is survived by her sons, Michael (Nancy) and Darryl (Teresa); daughter, Diana (Joe) Hilberman; and six grandchildren. Hillside

Ruth Sarah Watnick died Jan. 7 at 97. She is the survived by her son, Joel (Sue); daughter, Ethel Watnick Kaplan; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Isabelle Weinberg died Jan. 6 at 92. She is survived by her nephew, Herb Prince. Groman

NANCY RUTH WEISBERG died Jan. 2 at 41. She is survived by her parents Jeanie and William; brother, Richard; sister, Deborah Krusch; and companion, Lawrence Fishman. Hillside

Rae Yallowitz died Jan. 7 at 100. She is survived by her son, Sid Young; and daughter, Arlene Sterling. Malinow and Silverman

Rose Yates died Jan. 3 at 83. She is survived by her husband, Morton; son, Paul Yates; daughter, Laura Rae; and granddaughter, Alexandra. Malinow and Silverman

Shirley Yudis died Jan. 8 at 86. She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Bollinger and Jane Toth; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Groman

Luis Alberto Zajdenberg died Jan. 10 at 59. He is survived by his wife, Marleny; brother, Sergio; and sister, Aida (Mark) Shrem. Chevra Kadisha

Henry Zanville died Jan. 10 at 92. He is survived by his son, Stuart (Lissa); daughter, Beverly (Gary) Thurber; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Mount Sinai

THELMA ZIEGLER died Jan. 5 at 83. She is survived by her sons, Mitch and Hal; and grandchildren, David and Daniel. Hillside

Dr. GEORGE ZISLIS died Dec. 31 at 82. He is survived by his wife, Rose; daughters, Linda Lillejord, Diana Morris, Michelle Shaver, Sandra and Christie; and sons, Stanley, Murray, Michael and David. Hillside

STANLEY ZITNICK died Jan. 15 at 68. He is survived by his wife, Natalie; daughters Terri Zitnick and Jamie Dunn; and two grandchildren. Hillside

Melvin Zolkover died Jan. 11 at 83. He is survived by his wife, Harianne; sons, Ronald (Vicky), David and Adam; daughter, Andrea; and four grandchildren. Mount Sinai

 

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