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Obituaries: Jan. 4-10, 2014

January 3, 2014 | 10:46 pm

Beverly Abrams died Dec. 8 at 85. Survived by daughters Linda (Allan) Wilson, Jane; son Jeffrey; 1 grandchild. Hillside

Minnie Bauman died Dec. 9 at 100. Survived by daughters Francine (Matthew) Figelman, Carol (Richard) Lewis; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ben Berger died Dec. 11 at 93. Survived by wife Rae; daughters Jayne (Peter) Behman, Elise (Harvey) Canter, Beth (Steve) Roberts; son Steve (Natalie), Alex (Caren) Polland; 10 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

Dennis Blake died Dec. 6 at 61. Survived by stepsons Robert Rusler, Gary Jones; father Eddie; sister Shortie; nephew Jason Miller. Hillside

Philip Blumstein died Dec. 5 at 88. Survived by sister Shirley Ross; brother Bernard Cohen; 5 nephews. Groman Eden 

Melvin Brown died Dec. 10 at 91. Survived by daughters Debra Stomel, Pam; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Paul Chiswick died Dec. 4 at 66. Survived by sisters Linda, Nancy. Mount Sinai

Charlotte Dinovitz died Dec. 3 at 97. Survived by daughter Janet (Rick) Weiser; son Larry; 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; brothers Alvin Schlom, Irving Schlom. Hillside 

Magda Drucker died Dec. 6 at 93. Survived by daughter Paula. Groman Eden 

Marsha Evans died Dec. 5 at 62. Survived by sons Elliott, Michael; stepmother Lillian Barasch; father-in-law Barry (Harriet); sister Cindy (Larry) Shilkoff; brothers Billy, Daniel, Sheldon Barasch; sister-in-law Joan (Michael) Fay; brother-in-law Neil. Hillside

Bradley Fazekas died Dec. 11 at 51. Survived by partner David Harris; father Arnold; stepmother Marcia; sister Tami (Bert) Adams; brothers Craig, Steven. Hillside

Gerald Freed died Dec. 6 at 91. Survived by wife Doris; daughter Susan (Harold) Cohen; son Philip (Anita); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Nellie Geldin died Dec. 5 at 98. Survived by daughters Myrna Dubin, Lorraine (Harris) Zeidler, Susan; 7 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Faye Gelfan died Dec. 12 at 95. Survived by 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 1 nephew. Mount Sinai

William Glikbarg died Dec. 4 at 89. Survived by wife Charlene; daughter Susan (Don) Hanson; sons Michael, Steven (Juliet); 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brother Allan. 

Irving Gold died Dec. 6 at 93. Survived by wife Nan; daughter Shirley (Bob) Newman; son Barry (Judy); 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Lillian Goldberg died Nov. 30 at 90. Survived by daughter Janice (Yoram) Shein; sons David, Jack; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

Leric Goodman died Dec. 10 at 70. Survived by sons Joshua, Scott, Zachary; 2 grandchildren; sister Sandra; brothers Allan, Charles. Hillside

Beverly Greenberg died Dec. 11 at 70. Survived by daughter Tracy (Robert Ritchie); son Mark. Mount Sinai
Samuel Greenberg died Dec. 1 at 94. Survived by daughter Charlotte; son Michael (Eileen); 2 grandchildren; brothers Burt, Max. Los Osos Valley Memorial Park

Elyse Hammer died Dec. 3 at 34. Survived by mother Lynn; father Bob; sister Sheryl (Michael) Fishman. Mount Sinai

Harry Herbst died Dec. 12 at 81. Survived by son Mark (Marina Bekovich); 4 grandchildren; sister Ruth. Groman Eden

George Herscu died Dec. 12 at 85. Survived by daughter Michelle Levine; sons Jeffrey, Robert (Marri); 1 grandchild; ex-wife Sheila. Hillside

Marshall Howard died Dec. 10 at 67. Survived by wife Mindell Smulowitz; daughter Stacie Linka; son Brandon; 3 grandchildren; mother Sybil Worth Howard. Mount Sinai

Louis Huczneker died Dec. 3 at 63. Survived by wife Susana; daughters Denise (Dan) Holt, Daniela; son David (Vivi); 3 grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha 

Claire Hyman died Dec. 10 at 83. Survived by daughter Laura Buckley; son Jonathan; 3 grandchildren; brother Norman (Leah) Solat; cousins. Groman Eden

Reuben Israel died Dec. 9 at 94. Survived by daughter Sue Miller; brother-in-law Murray (Diane) Kaplan. Groman Eden 

Patricia Lachman died Dec. 4 at 81. Survived by husband Marvin; daughter Jaime Michaels; son Jeffrey (Marla) Michaels; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Naser Lahijani died Dec. 2 at 68. Survived by daughters Nazanin (Alex) Cohen, Eve; 2 grandchildren; mother Saltanat; sisters Mahboubeh Bina, Malihe Bouzaglou; brothers Nader, Said. Chevra Kadisha

Bernard Levin died Dec. 3 at 86. Survived by wife Sandra; daughters Amy (Lance) Friedman, Jennifer Wells; sons Dan (Stacy), Joel (Christi), Sam (Suzi); 11 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Steven Luber died Dec. 6 at 49. Survived by mother Isolda; father Donald; sisters Julia, Miriam; brother Dante. Mount Sinai

Irene Lutz died Dec. 12 at 97. Survived by daughters Jackie Lutz Oreckinto, Adrienne; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Carlo Malatesta died Dec. 8 at 89. Survived by wife Beatrice; son Ian (Karen); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Jerome Mariam died Dec. 1 at 71. Survived by brother Joe; cousins Becky Mosello, Tony. Mount Sinai

Rachel Menasce died Dec. 12 at 95. Survived by daughter Mireille (Michel) Bertagna; son Joseph (Michelle), Roger (Elizabeth); 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister Yvette Fedida; brother Max Saul. Hillside

Esther Mendelsohn died Dec. 8 at 89. Survived by daughter Linda Strawn; son Michael (Dorian); 2 grandchildren; sister Bella Mondshein. Hillside

Reuben Mikelman died Dec. 5 at 92. Survived by wife Lilian; daughter Marlene Canter; son Steven (Ricky); 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Chevra Kadisha 

Saul Montrose died Dec. 12 at 100. Survived by daughter Melinda (Samuel) Jackson; sons Gary (Lynette), Mark; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Jack Moscowitz died Dec. 10 at 80. Survived by wife Freda; sons Marc (Theresa), Steven (Maria); 1 grandchild; sister Eileen Meskin; niece Suzy (Stephen) Bookbinder. Mount Sinai

Joan Norman died Dec. 3 at 64. Survived by sister Joni Nirenberg; brothers Greg (Dan) Nierenberg, James Nierenberg, Richard (Valerie) Nierenberg, Ronald (Leah). Mount Sinai

Claire Ollstein died Dec. 8 at 89. Survived by daughter Lauren Ollstein-Meyer; son Marty. Hillside

Lillian Parker died Dec. 5 at 90. Survived by son Joel (Fran); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Maxine Pinkus died Dec. 10 at 87. Survived by daughters Eileen Darby, Mary (William) Shannon; son Michael (Patricia); sister-in-law Patty. Hillside

David Rabuchin died Dec. 6 at 88. Survived by sons Brad (Jennifer), Mark, Steve (Janice); 4 grandchildren; sister Shirley Margolis. Mount Sinai

Lyudmila Rademan died Dec. 12 at 97. Survived by daughter Larisa (Boris) Leshchinsky; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

Allan Ridnor died Dec. 7 at 82. Survived by wife Elaine; sons Dennis (Jeanne), Douglas (Laura), Steven (Linda); 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Doris Stark. Mount Sinai

Leopold Rosenfeld died Dec. 12 at 65. Survived by sons Benjamin, Jordan (Stephanie); mother Dora; sister Elizabeth Cohen. Hillside

Anne Ross died Dec. 11 at 85. Survived by daughter Leslie (Bud) Crane; sons David, Marty (Renee); 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; brother Thomas Melton. Hillside

Chester Salm died Dec. 3 at 80. Survived by sons Edward, Lorin; companion Michele Rolih. Mount Sinai

Howard Salomon died Dec. 2 at 60. Survived by son Richard; brother Steven; ex-wife Janice. Hillside

Jack Scapa died Dec. 3 at 93. Survived by sons Jack (Pamie), Jeffrey (Barbara), Robert (Holly); 5 grandchildren. Hillside

Robert Shafton died Dec. 8 at 82. Survived by wife Sally; daughters Jill (Barry) Levenfeld, Randy (Drew Liberman); son Jeffrey (Lee); 7 grandchildren. Hillside

Annette Sheeler died Dec. 12 at 74. Survived by husband Phillip; daughters Lindsey Fennel, Wendy (Steven) Grossman, Donna Myers, Carly Steelberg; son Paul Myers; 5 grandchildren; sister Susan Rose. Mount Sinai

Charles Shuken died Dec. 8 at 76. Survived by wife Colleen; daughter Caryn (Barry Paul); sister Victoria Shuken-Weisenberg. Neptune Society

Dee Miller Siegel died Nov. 30 at 73. Survived by husband Alan Siegel; daughter Sharon; son Scott; 2 grandchildren. 

Leonard Spector died Dec. 10 at 92. Survived by wife Della; daughters Wendy (Robert Steinmetz) Spector Steinmetz, Suzanne; son Mark (Nancy); 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Anita Spiegel died Dec. 2 at 98. Survived by daughter Judith; son Alan; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Leonard Stoll died Dec. 7 at 92. Survived by wife Jean; sons Daniel, David, Seymour, Warren; 20 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha 

Sophie Weinerman died Dec. 6 at 95. Survived by sons Bruce (Loretta) Warner, Jon; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Betty Weiss died Dec. 12 at 99. Survived by sons Gerald (Melanie Goodpasture), Robert (Delia Anderson), Stuart (Marlene); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ralph Wolveck died Dec. 8 at 92. Survived by wife Molly; daughter Kate (Ronald) Linder; son Randy (Gina); 7 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

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