Jewish Journal


January 24, 2012

Obituaries: Jan. 27-Feb. 2


Anne E. Abrams died Dec. 6 at 101. Survived by daughters Gale Ebert, Royle (Michael) Freund; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Marvin Altschuler died Dec. 7 at 87. Survived by brother Irving (Beverly Brody). Mount Sinai

Eileen Lois Ballin died Dec. 3 at 74. Survived by daughters Melissa (Dave) Spence, Dana (Nic) Rolland; sons Mitchell, Darryl (Lisa); 7 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Jane Berzer died Dec. 8 at 90. Survived by daughters Victoria (Scott) Kardon, Cynthia (James) Grant; son Jonathon; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

David Blackman died Nov. 27 at 70. Survived by wife Carol; daughter Robyn Moses; sons Scott, Justin, Michael; stepchildren Chris Monaco, Nicole Monaco; 2 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Fern Bloom died Dec. 1 at 87. Survived by sons Steven (Marilyn), Jay; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Brian Brackle died Nov. 23 at 75. Survived by daughter Nicole (Robert) Lawrence; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Phylis Brown died Nov. 26 at 79. Survived by sons Tim (Linda), Mitchell, Kelley (Tara); 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Samuel Caminker died Dec. 1 at 87. Survived by brother Bernie. Hillside

Rochelle Cohen died Nov. 30 at 74. Survived by husband Michael; daughter Jennifer (Robert) Lopata; son Howard. Hillside

Helene Cohn died Nov. 24 at 84. Survived by sons Michael (Jacqueline), Jeffrey (Dana Flanagan); 5 grandchildren; brother Bernie (Vonda) Frydman. Mount Sinai

Ruth Davis died Nov. 21 at 97. Survived by daughters Marcia (Larry) Ferstenfeld, Barbara (Leon) Keer; son Larry Davis. Hillside

Florence Eger died Nov. 24 at 93. Survived by nephews Richard Harris, James Harris, Alan Harris. Mount Sinai

Baruch Elias died Dec. 6 at 90. Survived by son Elias (Norma); 2 grandchildren; sister Stella. Mount Sinai

Jerry Elias died Dec. 8 at 90. Survived by daughter Marilyn (Michael) Lampel; son Ralph; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Jack Elinson died Nov. 17 at 89. Survived by wife Estelle; daughter Ethel (David); sons Michael (Meryl), David (Barbara), Robert (Dorothy); stepdaughters Marcy (Steve), Claudia (Brian), Valerie (Adam); 12 grandchildren. Groman Eden

Jack Faiman died Dec. 8 at 88. Survived by daughter Melissa (Robert) Sterling. Hillside

Paul Fain died Nov. 28 at 96. Survived by daughters Nella Young, Rochelle (A. Michael) Kalick; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.  Mount Sinai

Risa Fink died Nov. 25 at 57. Survived by sons Aaron, Ryan; father Seymour Schlam; sister Susan Schanerman; brother Richard Schlam. Hillside

Lawrence S. First died Dec. 3 at 75. Survived by wife Lorraine; sons Richard (Aliza), Michael (Susan); 5 grandchildren. Groman Eden

Fred Friedheim died Dec. 2 at 64. Survived by wife Pat; sons Marc, Scott, Bryan, Kevin; father Max (Pat); 3 grandchildren. Sholom Chapels

Herbert Galman died Nov. 25 at 90. Survived by daughter Linda Barbara Galman Halsui; son Steve (Michele); 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Clara Gleckman died Dec. 5 at 91. Survived by 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Bob Granich died Nov. 24 at 96. Survived by daughter Judi ( Larry) Silverman; son Fred (Susan); 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother Bernie. Eden

Saul Grayson died Nov. 23 at 84. Survived by wife Jacqueline; daughter Lydia (Daniel) Ruark; son Mark (Tracy Thayer); 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Ruth Greenspan died Nov. 24 at 102. Survived by husband Ben; daughter Susan (Paul) Artof; son Michael; 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Ruby Gruber died Nov. 26 at 78. Survived by daughter Carolyn Greenberg; son Richard (Susan) Greenberg; 4 grandchildren; brother Herb (Barbara). Mount Sinai

Edward R. Gurvitz died Nov 23 at 98. Survived by wife Miriam; daughter Marsha (Steven) Weiss; son Alan; 3 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Conejo Mountain

Annabelle Heiferman died Dec. 3 at 89. Survived by daughters Dana Tomarken, Tobi (Benjamin) Blatt; son Jim Jones; 9 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Harriet Itkoff died Nov. 24 at 83. Survived by daughter Sandra (Jonathan); son Jay (Deanna); 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Bill Jacobs died Dec. 2 at 97. Survived by sons Bob, Stuart (Susan), Mitchell; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.  Mount Sinai

Leona Kramarz died Nov. 29 at 85. Survived by husband Sol; sons Robert, Kenneth; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ally Levy died Nov. 22 at 89. Survived by sons Joseph (Kimberley), Ari (Judy); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Bernard Mintz died Nov. 21 at 79. Survived by wife Zivia; daughter Rina Hertzberg; grandchildren. Sholom Chapels

Sue Naness died Nov. 28 at 58. Survived by sisters Rhonda, Margie. Sholom Chapels

Edith Pasner died Nov. 28 at 84. Survived by sons Michael, Jeff; grandchildren. Sholom Chapels

Joseph Pomerantz died Nov. 28 at 87. Survived by wife Dolores; daughters Esther (Allen) Carter, Cheryl (Robert) Brummett; son Alan; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sylvia Rae Rosner died Nov. 25 at 92. Survived by sons Joel, Steven. Mount Sinai

Helene “Helen” Salzberg died Nov. 25 at 95. Survived by nieces Karol (Joel) Blumenthal, Barbara Tabachnick. Mount Sinai

Berk Sandler died Nov. 21 at 90. Survived by wife Faye; daughters Donna (David) Hernandez, Linda (Steve) Zigman; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

William Sherman died Nov. 26 at 79. Survived by wife Louise; daughters Laura (Michael) Elbaz, Marina (Michael) Safier; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Kenneth Sloan died Nov. 26 at 60. Survived by wife Bonnie; sons Justin, Seth Sloan; brother Norman (Nancy). Mount Sinai

Martin R. “Dick” Stone died Nov. 23 at 86. Survived by daughter Debbie (Dan) Mallut; son Perry (Bonnie); 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sister Roxanne (Jack) Carter. Mount Sinai

Robert Susnow died Nov. 20 at 64. Survived by wife Candice; daughters Ilana, Brittany; son Matthew (Stefanie); brother Mark (Annie). Hillside

Eli Tweer died Nov. 26 at 90. Survived by daughters Florene (Nelson) Bednersh, Barbara (Manolo) Lopez, Debi (Ty) Watson; son Jay (Susan) Rubin; 10 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Sol Zwirn died Nov. 28 at 84. Survived by daughter Sheila (Gary Sterling); son Dan (Ellen); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

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