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September 20, 2011

Obituaries: Sept. 23-29, 2011


Frances R. Anson died Sept. 6 at 89. Survived by daughter Wendy; sons Jeffrey (Honglin Liu), David (Renae Jacobs); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sonia Brandt died Sept. 1 at 100. Survived by daughters Susan, Louise Caplan; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Shirley Brill died Sept. 4 at 85. Survived by husband Douglas; daughters Cyndee, Jana (Sean) Roshe; sons Michael (Nancy Goldfarb), Matthew (Sylvie Nyguen); 4 grandchildren; brother Irwin Smith. Hillside

Harold Cohen died Sept. 5 at 86. Survived by wife Leona; daughters Karen (Tom) Yale, Judy (Richard) Sherman; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister Jean Ernstein; brother-in-law Mel Stowsky. Mount Sinai

Alice Craig died Sept. 9 at 83. Survived by husband Jack; daughter Elizabeth (John) Turner; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Ruth Gorelick died Sept. 1 at 96. Survived by nieces Lori (Jim) Keir, Judy (Marty) Kutchai, Linda Barr; nephews Jerry Leibowitz, Barry Gorelick, Mel (Gail) Bail. Hillside

Herta Greif died Sept. 4 at 97. Survived by sons Lloyd (Renee), Mark (Anna); 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Murray Greisman died Sept. 4 at 88.  Survived by sons Alan, Gordon (Elinor), Harold; 4 grandchildren; brother Jerome. Hillside

Sheldon Grossman died Sept. 8 at 70. Survived by wife Shirley; daughter Barbara (Robert) Stilson; 2 grandchildren; sister Marsha Nazario. Mount Sinai

Harold Holland died Sept. 1 at 89. Survived by wife Renee; daughter Diane; stepdaughters Linda (David) Robinson, Rachelle Gindi; stepsons Eli (Pamela), Jack (Judy) Gindi; 6 grandchildren. Hillside

Faye Kaufman died Sept. 6 at 82. Survived by husband Joseph; daughter Sheila Lujan; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Howard Kayton died Sept. 4 at 74. Survived by wife Myrna; daughters Robin (Bruce) Winston, Teri (Bob) Geske, Stacey (Barry) Serber; sons David (Lisa), Bruce; 8 grandchildren. Hillside

Murray Leisner died Sept. 2 at 88. Survived by wife Sarah; sons Steve (Carol), Gary, Eddie (Irene); 4 grandchildren; brother Gershon (Klara). Mount Sinai

Sadie Levin died Sept. 6 at 95. Survived by daughter Adele (Martin) Casden; son Donald (Barbara) Evans; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren.  Mount Sinai

Florence Lubow died Sept. 7 at 88. Survived by husband Sidney; 1 grandchild; sister Julie Shaperman. 

Betty Markowitz died Sept. 5 at 93. Survived by son Boris Brezhnev. Hillside

Maxwell Henry Martel died Sept. 7 at 91. Survived by son Charles. Mount Sinai

Shirley Namson died Sept. 3 at 85. Survived by husband John; daughter Carrie (Ted) Twine; sons Jay (Ilene), Jeff (Julie Price); 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.  Mount Sinai

Helen Newmark died Sept. 3 at 85. Survived by daughters Sherry Rendel, Evelyn Spire.

Rachel Perelson died Sept. 9 at 102. Survived by son-in-law Michael Druyen; 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.  Hillside

Lester Rich died Sept. 9 at 89. Survived by wife Scottie; sons Peter (Debra), Stephen (Esther), John (Patty), Daniel (Diana); stepdaughter, Laura (Harv) Jandu; stepson, Christopher Sullivan; 12 grandchildren; sister Jeanne (George) Levenback. Mount Sinai

Beatrice Rosenfeld died Aug. 23 at 77. Survived by husband Martin; daughters Elysa (Charles) Ortiz, Sherri (Alan) Plattson; son David; 5 grandchildren; brother Phillip Premazon. Chevra Kadisha

Maurice I. Rosenthal died Sept. 1 at 88. Survived by wife Arlene; daughters Leslie (Scott) Rosenthal Shlecter, Janet (Alan) Rosenthal Block; sons Lorin Kenneth, Fredrick Jay (Eugenia); 13 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Doris Seller died Sept. 3 at 82. Survived by husband Josef Jerry; daughter Deborah (Mark Blaszkiewice); son David (Jeanne); 4 grandchildren; sister Kitty Finkelstein. Mount Sinai

Simon A. Sfarti died Sept. 2 at 92. Survived by daughter Gabriela Adler; son Adrian; 2 grandchildren.  Mount Sinai

Sarah Steinberg died Sept. 7 at 93. Survived by daughter Joyce (Howard) Smerling; son Paul. Hillside

Marvin Tavlin died Aug. 19 at 96. Survived by daughter Ruth; son Barry; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

Marvin H. Thau died Sept. 8 at 73. Survived by wife Joan; daughter Rachel (Steven) Mermell; son Herbert (Heather); stepdaughter Nancy Michler; stepson Craig (Shirley) Ashkinaz; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sylvia Thomas died Sept. 3 at 93. Survived by daughters Lynne (Bob) Peterman, Linda Cruise; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Haya Wachtenheim died Aug. 30 at 83. Survived by daughter Netty Levine; sons Steven, Daniel, David; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren.

Isadore Irving Wasserman died Sept. 5 at 91. Survived by daughter Pam (Martin) Borgman; son Ron (Kathy); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

William Paul Weinlood died Sept. 1 at 85. Survived by wife Marcelline; daughters Cindy (Steve) Pollack, Lesley (David) Silverman; son Robert; 10 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

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