Jewish Journal


November 29, 2011

Obituaries: December 2-December 8


Sofya Albukh died Nov. 15 at 55. Survived by husband Gennadiy; son Vadim; mother Revekka Paperno; brother Valery (Elena) Brudner; sister-in-law Alla (Michael) Olshamsky. Mount Sinai

Henry E. Artof died Oct. 30 at 91. Survived by wife Edith; daughter Marlene (Ed) Ruden; son Paul (Susan); 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Alyce Bloom died Nov. 5 at 95. Survived by son Steve; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren.  Mount Sinai

Maxine Bookman died Oct. 23 at 89. Survived by son Robert; 3 grandchildren; brother Richard. Malinow and Silverman

Dorothye Boxer died Nov. 3 at 94. Survived by sons Sandor T. (Edith), Joel (Anita); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Flavia Burg died Oct. 19 at 85. Survived by daughters Melinda (Steve) Golod, Cindy (Steve) Burg Portigal; son Andy; 2 grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Alvin Cohn died Oct. 31 at 86. Survived by wife Helene; daughter Sandra Markham; sons Michael (Jacqueline), Jeffrey (Dana Flanagan); 5 grandchildren; sister Barbara Browne; brother Robert (Joanne). Mount Sinai

Tillie De Rusha died Nov. 11 at 99. Survived by daughter Suzanne; son Henry; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.  Mount Sinai

David H. Deitch died Nov. 7 at 87. Survived by wife Carol; sons Stephen, Kenneth (Anna), Jonathan. Mount Sinai

William Feinsilber died Nov. 1 at 87. Survived by wife Joyce; daughters Robbie (Jeff) Wise, Pam (Jerry Stark); stepdaughters Bari (Neil) Bucknam, Stacy (John) Rivera; stepson Jeff (Cathleen) Gordon; 8 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

William Finkel died Oct. 14 at 95. Survived by wife Rita; daughter Donna; son Martin. Malinow and Silverman

Gerald Martin “Jerry” Finn died Nov. 3 at 81. Survived by wife Marjorie; daughters Deborah Elizabeth, Stephanie Landers; 3 grandchildren; sister Rosalyn Demain. Mount Sinai

June Frankenberg died Nov. 4 at 77. Survived by husband Herbert; daughter Julie; son Eric.

Bernice Germaine died Nov. 5 at 80. Survived by daughters Allyson (Jim) Thurston, Jennifer (Dave) Schelling; son Matthew (Kimberly); 4 grandchildren; sister Jane Schiffer.  Mount Sinai

Paul Glasner died Oct. 31 at 87. Survived by wife Cecile; daughters Trudy (Bruce) Presser, Laura, Tina, Susan; son Peter (Jacquelyn); 10 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Anita Goldstein died Nov. 1 at 89. Survived by daughters Betty (Steve) Wolfson, Ilene (Bruce Hart); sons William (Vicki), Reuven (Petriana); 10 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.  Mount Sinai

Victor Helman died Oct. 23 at 86. Survived by wife Nancy; daughter Rozlyn.  Eden

Anne Leslie Herstein died Oct. 30 at 82. Survived by daughters Teri (Ted) Cantor, Sheri (Jeff) Levy; son Bruce Herstein; 6 grandchildren. Eden

Ada Hinden died Oct. 27 at 100. Survived by sons Michael, David. Malinow and Silverman

Irving J. Holstein died Nov. 5 at 98. Survived by wife Mollie; daughter Elaine Peterson; son Burt (Patricia); 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brother Theodore. Mount Sinai

Ann Roth Hurwitz died Oct. 21 at 95. Survived by sons Jack (Maryann), Jerry (Susan Borkin); 5 grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Sanford Kaufman died Oct. 27 at 83. Survived by daughter Rona Greenberg; sons Les, Jeffrey, Brad, Adam; 7 grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Brunhilde Kellerman died Nov. 5 at 85. Survived by son Lawrence (Sharon); 1 grandchild.  Mount Sinai

Misha Khramov died Sept. 28 at 69.  Survived by son Dmitriy; sister Asya Esther (Elad Aron) Berwaldt. Hollywood Forever

Clare Koppelman died Nov. 7 at 87. Survived by daughter Daryl; son Steve; 3 grandchildren; sisters Emma Klein, Mary Woods.

Sigmund “Bud” Markel died Nov. 5 at 88. Survived by wife Beatrice; daughters Carole Langston, Michelle Markel Cohen; 2 grandchildren; sister Sue Spangler. Mount Sinai

Aron Kuppermann died Oct. 15 at 85. Survived by wife Roza; daughters Sharon, Miriam (Andy Avins); sons Barry (Jan), Nate (Nicole Glaser); 8 grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Benjamin Levin died Oct. 21 at 82. Survived by wife Ione; daughters Tracy, April; son David; 3 grandchildren; sister Mira Saroni. Malinow and Silverman

Marilyn Medeiros died Nov. 3 at 77. Survived by daughter Debra Breckheimer; sons Michael (David), Jeffrey (Karla), Steven (Tracy), Dana (Lisa); 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Brian Mendell died Oct. 20 at 25. Survived by mother Ellyn; father Gary. Malinow and Silverman

Linda Millman died Oct. 30 at 57. Survived by daughter Lauren A. Franklin. Mount Sinai

Walter Newman died Nov. 6 at 91. Survived by wife Lotte; daughter Judy (Edward) Green; son Fred (Linda); 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lydia Pofcher died Oct. 30 at 92. Survived by daughters Jean, Karen Ziskind; 1 grandchild. Hillside

Donald Paul Robinson died Oct. 30 at 57. Survived by wife Bonnie; sons Joel (Leslie), Glenn; 1 grandchild; mother Nyletta; father Donald; sisters Deborah (David) Sebring, Kimberly (Brett) Holthe; brother, Albert; mother-in-law Ellen Wohl; sisters-in-law Nancy Wohl, Janis Holland, Laura (Steven) Cunz. Mount Sinai

Stephan Rothman died Oct. 24 at 59. Survived by wife Carol; daughter Courtnie; son Hunter; brothers Michael, Paul (America) Carpenter. Malinow and Silverman

Gladys Simon died Oct. 30 at 91. Survived by daughter Barbara Grofe; son Mikel Simon; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Deloris Barr. Hillside

Robert N. Sirkin died Oct. 29 at 74. Survived by wife Arlene I.; daughter Janice (Edward) Ross; son Steven (Aileen) Sirkin; 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sophia Weisenberg died Oct. 26 at 95. Survived by daughter Karen (Richard) Leaf; sons Mark, Gary (Sharon); 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Rita Wohl died Nov. 3 at 81. Survived by daughter Susan (Mark) Vedel; son Dewey (Julie); 4 grandchildren; sister Mildred. Mount Sinai

David Michael Wolf died Nov. 6 at 52. Survived by partner Kelly Ashwell; son Devin Allen; mother Elaine (Larry) Baum; sisters Lisa (Darrell) Hammack, Kalyn. Mount Sinai

Pauline Zwern died Nov. 2 at 97. Survived by daughters Deborah (Richard) Katler, Rita; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

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