Jewish Journal


February 23, 2012

Obituaries: Feb. 24-Mar. 1, 2012


Sylvia Ashmann died Dec. 26 at 98.  Survived by daughter Rita (Morris) Eagle; son Warren (Amy); 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.  Hillside

Shirley Molly Berg died Dec. 19 at 77.  Survived by husband Wilbert; daughter Marci (Ken) Chmielewski; son Neal (Rosalyn); 2 grandchildren.  Mount Sinai

Douglas Brill died Dec. 25 at 84.  Survived by daughters Syndee Brill, Jana (Sean) Roche; sons Matthew (Sylvia), Michael (Nancy); 3 grandchildren; sister Jesse (Phyliss).  Hillside

Ruth P. Camins died Dec. 19 at 98. Survived by daughter Diane Siegel; son Martin (Joan); 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Eli Cutler died Dec. 15 at 91. Survived by sister Bernice Krock. Hebrew Cemetery

Maurice Dahan died Dec. 20 at 68.  Survived by daughter Sabrina; son Dustin; sisters Nadine Kaufman, Ann Crosner, Natalie Selzer, Fortune Elgrably; brother David. Hillside

Leonard Elgenson died Dec. 25 at 92.  Survived by wife Esther; sons David, Gary (Denise), Richard. Mount Sinai

Diane Finkel died Dec. 9 at 80.  Survived by husband Harry; daughters Bonnie Kurnick, Holly Magady; grandchildren. Sholom Chapels

Andrew Fischer died Nov. 20 at 46.  Survived by father David; sister Pamela (Chris) Phillips; brother Jeffrey (Susan). Mount Sinai

Diane N. Fortuna died Dec. 16 at 76.  Survived by husband Vincent; daughter Deborah Ann (Randy Orlik) Kerr; sons Michael Alan (Kari) Kerr, Bentley Theodore (Mercedes) Kerr; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister Bea (Norm) Winkel. Mount Sinai

Marion Freed died Dec. 22 at 77.  Survived by husband Herbert; daughters Polly Segal, Elizabeth Segal; brother Richard Sobol. Hillside

Esther Friedman died Dec. 24 at 82.  Survived by husband Howard; daughters Nancy (Jerry) Sherman, Sharon (Mitchell) Levine; son Douglas (Elfreda); 8 grandchildren.  Hillside

Stuart Stanley Friedman died Dec. 19 at 87.  Survived by wife Sonia; sons Robert (Shari), Rick; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

 Linda Joy Ginsburg died Dec. 24 at 68.  Survived by son Joseph Maisel; sister Judy Pollock. Hillside

Rachela Gorodenzik died Dec. 8 at 51. Survived by husband Amir; daughters Kiat, Danielle; son Jonathan; father Avraham Lichter; brother Yoav Lichter.  Sholom Chapels

Buelah Hammond died Dec. 24 at 98.  Survived by sons Steven, Michael (Ellen), Eugene Korney; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Clarisse A. Hananel died Dec. 27 at 83.  Survived by husband Samuel; daughter Joyce; son Jeffrey Ira (Sylvie); 2 grandchildren; brother Edmond Agabra; sister-in-law Rosemary Agabra. Mount Sinai

Marie Jabin died Dec. 24 at 86. Survived by daughters Marta, Risa. Sholom Chapels

Alfred Katz died Dec. 16 at 100. Survived by sons Roger, H. Victor. Mount Sinai

Hinda Kleinmuntz died Dec. 16 at 85. Survived by husband Max “Manny”; daughter Nomi; son Josh (Victoria Adler); 2 grandchildren; brother Marvin (Goldie) Bookstein. Mount Sinai

David Laurie died Dec. 20 at 85.  Survived by son John (Joanne); 3 grandchildren.  Mount Sinai

Mathilda Levy died Dec. 16 at 88. Survived by daughter Grace Sussman; sons Eli, Samuel (Janet). Malinow and Silverman

Irving Lynn died Dec. 17 at 99.  Survived by daughter Lorraine D. (Martin) Korn; son Alan; 3 grandchildren; brother Jack. Mount Sinai

Al Mandel died Dec. 27 at 89.  Survived by wife Dora; daughters Cheryl, Debra; stepdaughters Nesa (Roger) Weir, Ora (Jeffrey) Nadrich; 3 grandchildren.  Mount Sinai

Harriett B. Margolin died Nov. 21 at 81. Survived by daughter Denise Hankins (Tim); sons Scott (Songmi), Guy (Elisa), Zachary (Robin) ; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter;  sister Zenita Sawyer (Clifford). Hillside

Phyllis Mirsky died Dec. 24 at 78.  Survived by daughter Lyn (Chris) Heller-Altona; son Hal (Chris); 4 grandchildren; sister Norma (Lee) Laine; brother Steve (Rochelle) Kasten. Mount Sinai

Max Mittleman died Dec. 20 at 89.  Survived by daughter Leah (Simon) Goldseker; son Michael (Erica); 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sisters Helen Roseman, Faye Swartz. Sholom Chapels

Charlotte Myers died Dec. 8 at 91. Survived by daughter Rhonda (Klaus) Rosebrock; sons Richard (Roberta), Russell (Adela), Robert (Lynn); 6 grandchildren. Sholom Chapels

Harry Leon Naiman died Dec. 22 at 90.  Survived by wife Dorothy; daughter Marlene (Kenneth) Jones; son Alan (Sandi); 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister Lila Hansen. Mount Sinai

Sharon Nicholson died Dec. 18 at 64.  Survived by sons Adam Moskowitz, Jonathan Moskowitz; 5 grandchildren; sister Barbara Klein.  Sholom Chapels

Jeanette Pastor died Dec. 18 at 101.  Survived by daughter Susan (Richard) Fishman; son Mark (Bonnie); 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Harry Robbins died Dec. 24 at 93.  Survived by wife Ida; daughter Roberta (Gary) Decker; sons Jeff (Timea), Michael (Mary Anne); 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.  Mount Sinai

Ann Shaftel died Dec. 19 at 71.  Survived by daughters Gerri-Ann Constant, Elayne Gammage, Abby Reeve; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister Gloria (Matthew) Stewart; brothers Sanford (Bobbi) Robbins, Joel (Susan) Robbins. Mount Sinai

Irene Sklar died Dec. 17 at 86.  Survived by daughter Maureen (Steve) Sloan; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.

Bertha Smith died Dec. 15 at 99. Survived by daughter Bonnie. Malinow and Silverman 

Benjamin Solow died Dec. 17 at 94. Survived by daughter Beth Mills; son Andrew; 2 grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Harold Spector died Dec. 24 at 83.  Survived by wife Goldie; sons Warren, Steven, David, Scott; 9 grandchildren.  Mount Sinai

Rabbi Seymour Stern died Dec. 10 at 91.Chevra Kadisha

Kathleen Stone died Dec. 25 at 99.  Survived by sons Richard Vincent, Ronald Tansky; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Samuel Stone died Dec. 22 at 62.  Survived by wife Susan; son Dan.  Sholom Chapels

Mildred Targon died Dec. 19 at 87. Survived by sons Lenny, Michael (Robin); 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.  Mount Sinai

Richard Unger died Dec. 23 at 76.  Survived by father Ronald Shilton; daughters Elizabeth (Eric) Levitt, Ami Shilton; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Ruth Weglein died Dec. 26 at 90.  Survived by daughter Naomi (Sean) Greene; son Stephen David (Chouket); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Helen Wolloch died Dec. 20 at 88. Survived by daughter Harriet Krause; son Phil; 5 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Sholom Chapels

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