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August 6, 2014 | 10:10 am

Naim Afary died July 28 at 88. Survived by wife Anvar; daughters Janet (Kevin) Anderson, Mona (Taghi) Amjadi, Frieda; son Kamran; 2 granddaughters; brothers Salman (Odette), Isaac (Farsis); sister Mary (Faraj) Ahadia. Mount Sinai

Rosalie E. Aronson died July 24 at 83. Survived by daughter Jan (Neal) Veis; son Charles (Christine) Abro; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; loving companion Burton Kaplan. Groman Eden

Jerry E. Bass died July 18 at 86. Survived by wife Evelyn; son Neal (Stacey); daughter Doris (Mark); 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sandra B. Bercow died July 11 at 77. Survived by husband Martin; sons Ed (Jacque), Larry (Julie), Gary (Randi); 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sister Sherrie (Marc) Kaye-Goldenberg. Mount Sinai

Beverly Bessin died July 25 at 81. Survived by daughters Susan (Max) Tenenbaum, Linda; son Robert (Jane); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Yolanda Cliffe died July 28 at 89. Survived by husband Reginald; daughter Karen Basch; son David; 3 grandchildren; sister Terry Gottlieb; brother Merdel Stewart. Mount Sinai

Solomon Benjamin Fleischer died July 26 at 89. Survived by daughter Joanne (Ken) Millius; son Rob (Susan Parker); 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

Louise L. Frankel died July 23 at 91. Survived by husband Ernest; daughters Elin Schwartz, Sharyn Musika; 6 grandchildren.

Sylvia Good died July 24 at 95. Survived by daughters Susan (Robert) Levine, Janet Gluck; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren, Mount Sinai

Charles L. Greenberg died July 19 at 88. Survived by wife Lucita; daughters Eileen (Barry) Horowitz, Susan (Larry) Slonim; son Bruce (Maria); 4 grandchildren; sister Lucille Rosenthal. Mount Sinai

Joel Halle died July 27 at 79. Survived by daughter Melissa (Michael) Schoonmaker, son Robert (Allison Lindsey); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Hyder Eron Hartman, an infant, died July 16. Survived by mother Sari; father Sean; sister Adara; grandmother Mary; grandparents Mona Berman, Joe Berman. Mount Sinai 

Terry Hauss died July 17 at 60. Survived by father Dalton (Judy); brothers Ron (Randie), Bruce (Michele), Gary (Linda); stepbrothers Henry (Pamela) Sprafkin, Thomas (Melissa) Sprafkin; 8 nephews; 5 nieces; 1 great-niece. Groman Eden

Earl A. Hestrin died July 23 at 90. Survived by wife Marcia; daughter Lisa; son Mark; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Saralyn Hurwitz died July 22 at 93. Survived by son Marc; daughter Eroca Kay; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ronald Kealer died July 19 at 71. Survived by wife Diana; son Cy (Kathleen); daughter Elaine (Daniel) Weisberg; 4 grandchildren; brother Robert; sister Jo-ann. Mount Sinai

Roslyn Last died July 18 at 96. Survived by daughters Helen Grebow, Sharon Battle. Mount Sinai

Arthur Manheim died July 14 at 84. Survived by wife Jaqueline; son David. Hillside

Don Mirisch died July 26 at 67. Survived by wife Roberta; son Marc (Wendy); daughter Niki; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Edith Morgan died July 20 at 93. Survived by sons Richard (Miriam), Michael (Linda); 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister Violet (Iby) Mainzer. Groman Eden

Steve Ozark died July 24 at 63. Survived by sisters Ellen Riches, Nadine Xander; brother Leon. Mount Sinai

Philip Ozer died July 24 at 75. Survived by daughter Deborah (Scott) Alexander; son Josef (Amanda); stepson Scott (Wendy); stepdaughter Susan Sunkin; 10 grandchildren; brother Murray (Beverly). Mount Sinai

David Poltorak died July 24 at 83. Survived by daughter Rachel (Peter) Jabin; son Ian; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Marcus Solomon Porus died July 18 at 90. Survived by brother Aaron Jaffee;  nephews Jay, Robert Jaffee; son-in-law Philip Lange. Groman Eden

Jacqueline Hildebrand Potkin died July 19 at 81. Survived by husband Theodore “Ted”; nephews Jean Paul Hestin, Jacques Hestin, Andre Hestin; niece Annemarie Hollander. Groman Eden

Rahim Rahimi died July 28 at 84. Survived by wife Parvin; daughter Carmen (Jerry) Rahimi-Guss; son Keorosh; 3 grandchildren; sister Malnin. Mount Sinai

Edward Joseph Reiff died July 26 at 89. Survived by daughters Marcia (Tim) Davis, Rochelle (Ray) Reiff-Weaver, Louise (Mark) Schwartz; sons Morrie (Joni), Jack (Helen) Fleming; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; many friends. Groman Eden

Susan Barbara Roland died July 24 at 91. Survived by daughter Cathy (Asher) Thompson; son George (Amy); 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

William K. Rosefelt died July 26 at 76. Survived by cousin Barry (Cathryn) Kaye. Mount Sinai

Hilda Salz died July 23 at 97. Survived by 3 grandsons; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Jon Henry Schweitzer died July 13 at 74. Survived by wife Beryle Nathan; daughter Julie (Oliver) Rosenthal; son Scott; 3 grandchildren; ex-wife Gloria Calos. Groman Eden

Irene Small died July 22 at 87. Survived by daughters Shelley Clayton, Joan, Ellen; 1 granddaughter; 5 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

Helen Broude Tomsky died July 29 at 86. Survived by husband Mervin; son Dan (Anne); daughters Sharon, Judy; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Joseph Truman Vodnoy died July 22 at 78. Survived by wife Lynne; daughters Mimi Vodnoy-Love, Nicole (Ophir) Johna; sons Michael (Kelly), Mathew (Candice), Spencer (Becca), Joshua; 9 grandchildren. Groman Eden

Harriet Weisbrod died July 28 at 83. Survived by daughter Alexandra (Edward) Weisbrod-Mc Williams; son Richard (Claire Collopy); 1 granddaughter; brother Harold Grant; sister Eleanor Grant. Mount Sinai

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