Langer first sold sandwiches off a pushcart at Sydney's Deli in Newark, N.J., at the age of 12. In his early 20s, he headed west to California and eventually opened Langer's.
The historic deli at Seventh and Alvardo streets, known for its incredible pastrami, celebrated its 60th year two weeks ago with a massive anniversary party.
He is is survived by his son, Norm; daughter, Laurie Bernie; and four grandchildren.
-- Brett Kline, Jewish Telgraphic Agency
Susie Alfasso died June 8 at 95. She is survived by her daughter, Zafira (Bruce) Berke; and grandchildren, Daniel (Katie) and Carol Berke. Mount Sinai
Miriam Altman died June 2 at 76. She is survived by her husband, Leo Altman; sons, Andrew (Christy), Lew (Ivy) and Ian (Deborah); daughter, Tobey (Mark) Kaplan; and 10 grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Esther Baron died June 2 at 93. She is survived by her daughter, Adrienne (Robert) Ruben; son, Stuart Jay (Linda); four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Mount Sinai
Ralph Bernstein died June 1 at 83. He is survived by his wife, Janice; sons, David (Kathleen Restifo) and James (Abby Kesden); and three grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Harry Cohen died June 8 at 82. He is survived by his daughter, Sharon (Harold); son, Jerry (Cynthia); four grandchildren; and sister, Ruth Berkowitz. Mount Sinai
Michael Bernard Davis died June 1 at 65. He is survived by his sister, Irene; and niece, Lisa. Malinow and Silverman
Aaron Gobst died June 3 at 94. He is survived by his son, Zev (Betty); four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Mayer Goldbart died June 4 at 89. He is survived by his son, Stephen; daughter, Dorothy Clark; and four grandchildren. Mount Sinai
David Noah Golden died June 7 at 79. He is survived by his wife, Sara; daughter, Robin; son, Sandy; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sister, Beverly Batdorf. Sholom Chapels
Sally Wiener Golub died June 2 at 89. She is survived by her husband, Paul; daughter, Jane; son, Rabbi Robert; and two grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman
Roslyn Gordon died June 4 at 84. She is survived by her sons, Robert and Michael; daughters, Pat and Susie; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Hillside
Faye Grossinger died June 4 at 84. She is survived by her daughter, Susan (Paul Thometz). Chevra Kadisha
Khaya Iosim died June 2 at 92. She is survived by her children, Irene (Jacob) Karlin and Oleg; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sisters, Dinarocha Roskin and Sara Kurin. Mount Sinai
Eva Kepes died June 5 at 83. She is survived by her son, George; and three grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Sam Kalt died June 6 at 86. He is survived by his wife, Ilona; children, Cornelia (Dr. Noachim) Marco, Paul (Amber) and Dr. Michele (Fred Wolf); and 11 grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Sylvia Reva Kanofsky died June 10 at 82. She is survived by her husband, Herbert; sons, Myron (Carol) and Gordon (Marcia); and three granddaughters. Malinow and Silverman
Sylvia Klatzker died June 2 at 89. She is survived by her sons, David and Dale; and six grandchildren. Hillside
Brett Lawrence died June 3 at 44. He is survived by his daughter, Courtney; parents, Helene and Jerry; siblings, Blaire (Aaron) Kaplan and Darin; and companion, Bonnie Wolfe. Mount Sinai
Susan Levin died June 5 at 65. She is survived by her husband, Richard; sons, Eric (Angelica) and Kevin Bahn (Susanne); and seven grandchildren. Hillside
Robert Lowitz died June 8 at 89. He is survived by his son, Richard; and daughter, Suzan. Mount Sinai
Saree Aneshl Milstein died June 1. She is survived by her nephew, Marshall Glick; and nieces, Marni and Heather Glick. Hillside
George Morley died June 5 at 94. He is survived by his sons, Tom (Mathlida) and James (Catherine); daughter, Katharine (William) Metzger; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sister, Agnes (Benjamin) Goodman. Mount Sinai
Sylvia Natapoff died June 8 at 91. She is survived by her husband, Milton; daughters, Judy and Karen; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and brother, Harold Leventhal. Hillside
Phil Newman died June 1. He is survived by his wife, Sue; son, Randy; daughter, Ginny; brother, Barry; and sister-in-law, Toni Glick. Hillside
Rochelle Lynn North died June 2 at 51. She is survived by her husband, John. Malinow and Silverman
Gus Oberman died June 2 at 88. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; son, Dennis (Dee Dee); daughters, Lynn (Dick) Kravitz and Judy (Barry) Wechsler; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and sister, Goldye Urnstein. Mount Sinai
Mary Paikov died May 11. She is survived by her daughter, Anna; and many friends. Mount Sinai
Ceil Palmer died June 9 at 92. She is survived by her son, Jeff; and friends. Hillside
Herbert Jacob Patt died June 2 at 72. He is survived by his wife, Lynn Feingold; daughter, Colette; sons, Bradley (Shirley) and Aldon; and five grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman
Hannah Ruth Patrusky died June 4 at 80. She is survived by her daughters, Elise Oerth, Ellen Patterson and Julie; and five grandchildren. Hillside
Jerome Raike died June 6 at 95. He is survived by his wife, Rina; sons, Steven (Susan) and Lawrence (Debora); 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Jeanne Rosen died June 5 at 89. She is survived by her sons, Loren West and Keith (Harriet); two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Sholom Chapels
Kenneth Rowen died June 2 at 65. He is survived by his wife, Susie; sons, Michael and Daniel; daughter, Elisa Jaeger; grandchildren, Aragwen and Holden; and cousin, Eli Michaels. Mount Sinai
Marlene Rubin died in May. She is survived by her daughter, Elaine (Jon) Boscoe; son, Jeff (Lisa); three grandchildren; sister, Sharon (Erv) Lew; nephew; and niece. Mount Sinai
Raymond Sandler died June 4 at 93. He is survived by his sons, Richard, Michael, Roger and Leland; and seven grandchildren. HillsideJoan Shirley Schneider died June 7 at 70. She is survived by her husband, Harold; son, Steven Kalman (Rachel); daughter, Lynn Dee (Joel) Groden; eight grandchildren; brother, Bertram (Vera) Brown; and sister, Vicky (Teddie) Cohn. Chevra Kadisha
Harry Raymond Schwartz died June 8 at 87. He is survived by his wife, Fritzie; sons, Hillel, Ari and Jordan; and five grandchildren.
Caroline Rose Skadron died June 7 at 87. She is survived by her sister, Shirley Greenstein. Malinow and Silverman
Lila Slaten died June 7 at 82. She is survived by her son, Randy (Marcia); daughter, Gayle Barone; six grandchildren; and brother, William Gross. Mount Sinai
Ruth Smith died June 9 at 78. She is survived by her husband, Isadore; sons, Mike (Barbara) and Mark; and three grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Mollie Rosenberg Steinmetz died June 7 at 91. She is survived by her daughters, Marjorie (David) Lee, Dory and Susan (Jim Levin); and three grandchildren. Mount Sinai
Henry Stark died June 2 at 95. He is survived by his son, Murray (Nanette); and grandchildren. Sholom Chapels
Alan Wachtenheim died May 14 at 87 He is survived by his wife, Haya; daughter, Netty Levine; sons, Steven (Moriah), Daniel and David (Barbara); nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Eileen Widder died June 1 at 90. She is survived by her cousin, Harold Nickelsburg. Malinow and Silverman
William Wolfson died June 8 at 93. He is survived by his significant other, Irene Steiner; daughter, Vicki Newkirk; son, Lawrence; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and friend, Joan Miller. Mount Sinai
David Wudka died June 4 at 82. He is survived by his wife, Sara; son, Michael (Florance); daughter, Gisele (Greg) Don; and four grandchildren. Mount Sinai
28 Jewish Journal June 29, 2007
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