Jewish Journal


August 17, 2011

Obituaries: Aug. 12-18, 2011


Myra Aptaker died July 26 at 96. Survived by son Richard (Beth); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Elaine Baum died July 20 at 80. Survived by husband Irving; daughter Sherri (Stuart) Kissel; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brother Lawrence Simon. Hillside

Henry Bornstein died July 26 at 95. Survived by daughter Manya (Ron) Segal; 2 grandchildren; brother Born. Mount Sinai

Charles “Chuck” Chazen died July 28 at 89. Survived by daughters Barbara (Ian) Hamilton, Sharon (Joe) Dancygier, Sandy (Rob) Scholnick; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Joel Alan Cohen died July 26 at 59. Survived by father Stanley; sister Susan (Marc) Deutchman; brother Andrew. Mount Sinai

Bernard Cowan died July 30 at 94. Survived by daughter Ronna Smith; son Roger (Debbie); 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Martin Daniel died Aug. 1 at 82. Survived by wife Joan; daughter Kimberly (Steven) Kaplan; son Gregg (Leslie) Daniel; 2 grandchildren; brother Jerome (Darlene). Mount Sinai

Oded Degani died Aug. 3 at 73. Survived by wife Nurit; daughters Ronit (Tom) Charon, Orly; 2 grandchildren; brother Ze’ev (Ora). Mount Sinai

Sanford L. Donner died June 10 at 88.  Survived by wife Verla; son Andrew. 

Bernard Eckstein died July 22 at 79. Survived by wife Barbara; daughter Ellen Sue (Craig) Rubin; stepdaughters Jeanie Mintz, Ellen Mintz; daughter-in-law Kathy Kreyns; son-in-law Raymond Plasse; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Priscilla Endler died July 31 at 92. Survived by son Paul (Bobbi); 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Groman

Anna Ezralow died July 27 at 95. Survived by daughter Burnuss; son Marshall; 5 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Helen Farrell died July 27 at 86. Survived by son Joseph.  Mount Sinai

Helen “Debby” Goldwine died July 25 at 77. Survived by husband Joe; daughter Cathy Steinhauser; sons Kenneth, David (Marjie); 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Morris Goodstein died July 25 at 89.  Mount Sinai

Gino Gottarelli died July 30 at 83. Survived by daughter Tatjana (Tom) Mauler; son Joseph; 1 grandchild. Hillside

Elliot Handler died July 21 at 95. Survived by daughter Barbara Segal; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Hillside

George Walter Hausman died July 30 at 90. Survived by daughters Jo Ann Kay, Susan; sons Neil, Richard Kay, Robert (Ruth) Kay; 6 grandchildren; sister-in-law Elaine Goldberg; brothers-in-law Richy Kauffman, Martin Braver. Mount Sinai

Merle Hilliard died July 19 at 89. Survived by wife Audrey; sons David (Marchell), Brooks (Ruth), William (Heather); 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Doris Hoffman died July 30 at 86. Survived by daughter Patricia (Gene Oppenheim); 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Blanche Jacobs died Aug. 1 at 100. Survived by sons William (Rosemary), Matthew (Nancy); 5 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

William Joseph died July 26 at 58. Survived by ex-wife Sofia; daughter Sharon; son Andrew; sisters Laura, Margie (Michael) McCabe. Hillside

Seymour Kaplan died Aug. 1 at 91. Survived by daughter Barbara (Dave); son Paul (Sandy); 3 grandchildren; brother Stanley. Adobe Creek

Percy Kosoi died July 25 at 85. Survived by daughter May Gonzalez; son Richard; brother Arum (Evelyn) Hyman. Hillside

Arlene Levin died July 20 at 71. Survived by sister Gloria. Hillside

Gertrude Lewison died July 19 at 90. Survived by husband George; daughter Mitzi; sons David, Terry. Hillside

Doris Lorell died July 23 at 92. Survived by sons Mark (Mary Cheboweth), Kenneth (Maryann); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Albert Mazo died July 19 at 89. Survived by son Neil (Lila). Hillside

Shirley Oreck died July 22 at 96. Survived by daughter Regina; son Richard (Christina); sister Eunice Rosenberg. Mount Sinai

Jeanette Polsky died July 31 at 83. Survived by husband Harlan; daughter Laura (Bruce) Kaufman; sons Andrew (Marcy), Matthew (Anita Lee); 6 grandchildren; sister Marjorie Renkow. Mount Sinai

Benjamin Sarver died July 30. Survived by companion Clara Leyton; daughter Nadine (Bruce) Moskowitz; sons Allan (Annette), Joel; 4 grandchildren. Groman

Edith Schiff died Aug. 4 at 81. Survived by husband Sigmund; sons Robert (Devon), Gary (Nicole); 5 grandchildren; brother David Jacobs. Mount Sinai

Benson Schulman died July 27 at 84. Survived by wife Sandra; sons Mark (Lisa), Randy (Kim); 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Israel Schwartz died July 23 at 89. Survived by sister Sarah Weber. Hillside

Harold Shapiro died July 31 at 85. Survived by wife Sonia; son Lawrence (Felise); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Joan Soloway died July 31 at 80. Survived by sons Jay Stephen (Michael Dossev), Carl David (Kerry), Stuart Ira (John Henessey); 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Alexander Tennenhouse died Aug. 3 at 95. Survived by daughters Tracy (Chris), Kitye (Mike) Robbins, Lila (Paul) Feitro, Heide (Dirk) Bumann; son Martin; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister Dorothy. Mount Sinai

Ava Terry died July 25 at 60. Survived by son Jason; sister Lila Mazo.  Mount Sinai

Lillian Tisherman died July 31 at 90.  Survived by daughters Phyllis (Tom) Foreman, Bari (Caleb) Edwards; son David (Sam). Mount Sinai

Donald Torodor died July 22. Survived by wife Judith; daughters Robin, Melissa. Mount Sinai

Norman G. Tyre died Aug. 2 at 88. Survived by daughter Susan (Don) Kirk; sons Steven (Monica), John (Carolyn); 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Deena Volovskaya died July 25 at 93. Mount Sinai

Leonard Wasserstein died July 19 at 88. Survived by daughter Margaret; son Martin (Donna); 1 grandchild. Hillside

James Weinberg died July 19 at 86. Survived by wife Judith Federick; daughters Karen (Peter Samuel) Doherty, Laura, Darlene Tarrant; son Jon (Matilde); 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Nancy Weisman died July 25 at 68. Survived by brothers Richard, Billie. Hillside

Stanley David Winegrad died July 29 at 73. Survived by wife Linda; daughter Stacey (Jonathan) Rosenberg; son Ian (Pamela); 5 grandchildren; brother Robert (Dorothy). Mount Sinai

Sherman Wintrob died Aug. 2 at 85. Survived by wife Dianne; daughters Frankie (Ed) Gottlieb, Wendy (Dave Wolman); 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

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