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Morton Silverman, Malinow and Silverman Mortuary Principal, Dies at 99

May 13, 2009 | 12:44 pm

Morton Silverman, principal of Malinow and Silverman Mortuary, died April 29. He was 99.

His service as a lay leader began during his boyhood in Boyle Heights as a member of the Cardinals, one of the legendary self-organized teenage social and athletic clubs, and spanned his entire life.

Silverman supported and nurtured many local, national and Israeli organizations and causes. He was a past president of the Jewish Historical Society of Southern California and a founder and past chair of the Martyrs Memorial/Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. He also served as president of the American Jewish Congress’ Los Angeles chapter.

Silverman is survived by his sons, David (Dale) and Stephen; stepdaughter, Mary Shore; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Silverman was buried at Home of Peace Cemetery, where he served as cemetery superintendent in the 1920s.


Irving Elichman died April 4 at 91. He is survived by his wife, Pearl; daughter, Michelle Cherney; sons, Bruce and David; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Renita Feldman died April 3 at 69. She is survived by her husband, Hugo; sons, Albert Slivka and Todd; and four grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Tatiana Filippova died April 6 at 67. She is survived by her daughter, Yelena (Michael) Yushkevich; son, Vladimir; and sister, Polina Gampel. Mount Sinai

Lola Fleischer died March 31 at 96. She is survived by her husband, Sam; daughter, Esther (Ken) Shapiro; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Malinow and Silverman

Ruth Goldware died March 23 at 85. She is survived by her husband, Bernie; sons, David (Barbara) Frauman, Mark (Linda) Frauman, Rick (Roz) Frauman and Ross (Cindy) Frauman; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Salomon Gomel died March 26 at 69. He is survived by his wife, Annemarie; daughter, Jessica (Sean Dunn); sisters, Matilde (Jacko) Dayan and Kelli (Ronald) Norris; and two grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Rudolph Greenwald died March 29 at 97. He is survived by his daughter, Ronnie (Michael) Levine; son, George (Susan); and five grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Caryle Hymes died April 7 at 88. She is survived by her daughter, Lynda (John) Egress; son, Gary (Laura Albert); and four grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Jane Koplik died March 28 at 92. She is survived by her daughter, Doris; and son, Charles. Malinow and Silverman

Anita Korol died March 2 at 77.  She is survived by her cousins, Shirley Fox Hyman, Jacqueline Shea and Danielle Shea. Mount Sinai

Louis Levine died April 3 at 82. He is survived by his daughter, Julie; sister, Natalie Ryke; and nieces, Linda and Irene Ryke. Mount Sinai

Richard Matlow died March 31 at 66. He is survived by his son, Andrew; mother, Florence; sister, Candace Farrell; and former wife, Patricia D’Arrigo. Mount Sinai

Ruth Netter died April 6 at 89. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Anne Andron; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sister, Pearl Mekler. Eden Memorial

Hella D. Reinach died April 4 at 99. She is survived by her daughters, Joanne Dolinky and Marlene (Stewart) Malkin; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Morton Rimer died April 9 at 78. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Jean; daughter, Susan (Bruce) Brody; sons, Neal and Richard; five grandchildren; and brothers, Seymour (Jan) and Harold (Sheila). Mount Sinai

Murray Rodman died April 4 at 87. He is survived by his daughter, Wendy (Alan) Roselinsky; son, Edmon (Brenda); six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Edith Ross died April 4 at 83. She is survived by her son, Ronald (Julia); two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Marion Rozofsky died April 3 at 95. She is survived by her daughter, Marlene Rodgers; and two grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Irma Silberman died March 24 at 83. She is survived by her daughter, Amy; and sons, Jay and Harvey. Malinow and Silverman

Dr. Jacob Steingart died March 26 at 78. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; sons, Benjamin and Jonathan (Jennie); and two grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Hilda Wortman died March 24 at 97. She is survived by her sons, Alan and Richard (Lisa Harris); and one grandchild. Mount Sinai

 

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