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Obituaries: June 21-27

June 19, 2013 | 4:35 pm

Ruth Astor died May 2 at 76. Survived by daughter Laura (Troy) Record-Halpern; 1 grandchild. Hillside

Beatrice Balch died April 30 at 101. Survived by daughter Tamara (Meir) Bondi; son Philip; 4 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sol Baron died May 1 at 85. Survived by sons Fred, Ken; sisters Joyce (Harvey) Goldberg, Gwen Mermelstein. Mount Sinai

Bernie Cantos died May 1 at 80. Survived by wife Hermine; daughter Shari (Mark) Manculich; son Steven (Holly) Cantos; 4 grandchildren; sister Esther (Paul) Lee; brother Ralph Cantos. Malinow and Silverman

Boris Catz died May 2 at 90. Survived by daughters Dinah (Rob) Ticher, Judith, Sarah; son Robert; 10 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Bernice Cohen died April 30 at 94. Survived by daughters Adrienne (Art) Stone, Melanie Vansell; 1 grandchild; 1 great-grandchild. Malinow and Silverman

Esther Damiano died April 30 at 88. Survived by sons Frank, James, Joseph Jr. (Linda); 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Lenore Eliaser died May 4 at 90. Survived by sons James (Julie), Peter (Cathie); 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Harvey Garner died May 3 at 67. Survived by sons Brett (Deborah), Chad; 2 grandchildren; brother Daniel Garner. Malinow and Silverman

Philip Gluckman died April 29 at 62. Survived by sister Gail (Eric DePaz) Moses; nephews Justin (Michelle) Moses, Steven Moses. Mount Sinai

Roberta Grabell died May 3 at 83. Survived by sons Herb (Regina), Jerome (Deana); sister Sheila (Joe) Stein. Hillside

Channa Horwitz died April 29 at 80. Survived by husband James Horwitz; daughter Ellen Davis; son Marshall Davis; stepdaughter Terri Aunan; stepsons Daniel, Spencer; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Marlene Matlow. Mount Sinai

Robert Junge died May 5 at 75. Survived by wife Janice Goldhaber; daughter Alexa (Doug Petrie); son Benjamin; 1 grandchild; brother David (Franny). Hillside

Ronald Kaplan died April 29 at 85. Survived by wife Barbara; sons Bruce, Mark, Peter Kaplan. Malinow and Silverman

Gloria Kaufman died May 2 at 84. Survived by daughter Lisa (Jon) Ceazan; brother Jack Stone; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Norma Kleiner died April 29 at 92. Survived by daughter Rikki Moress, Jamie (Daniel) Saltoon; son Tony (Janet) Kleiner; 4 grandchildren. Beth Olam

Marion Leader died April 27 at 88. Survived by her daughter Avis Leader; son Howard (Nancy); 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters Rita Buschhoff, Hilda Keye. Malinow and Silverman

Leonard Luchfeld died April 27 at 92. Survived by daughters Janet (Tim) Lopus, Arlene (Don) Torluemke, Anita (Joseph) Wilde; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Sheila Nachenberg died April 28 at 92. Survived by daughter Judy; sons Harold (Nan), Leon (Andrea); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Jean Rawitch died April 30 at 98. Survived by sons Allen, Robert (Cynthia); 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Dorothy Rice died May 4 at 90. Survived by daughter Melanie (Jeff) Stonhill; sons Barry (Sami), Donald (Linda); 7 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Abraham Rucker died May 1 at 88. Survived by sons Fred (Suzanne), Hal (Kathy), Lloyd (Lani); 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Zipora Samuel died May 3 at 65. Survived by father Aharon; brother David (Sandy). Mount Sinai

Robin Schyman died April 28 at 54. Survived by mother Alice Lieberman; sister Lori Ohana; 1 niece; 1 nephew. Chevra Kadisha

Elaine Shainhouse died May 3 at 90. Survived by daughters Bernice (David) Schaffer, Carole Shaine; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Daniel Shandling died April 27 at 92. Survived by daughter Marci; son Mark (Judith); 3 grandchildren. Groman Eden 

Sarah Simpson died April 29 at 94. Survived by daughter Joyce Edelson; son Myles (Gail); 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Sarah Strongin died April 29 at 94. Survived by husband Edward; son Perry (Brigit); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Elie Topf died May 3 at 93. Survived by wife Susi; daughters Sonja Burian, Leslie Topf; brother Henry Sontag; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister Lotte (Hugo) Brianin. Hillside

Victor Watson died April 30 at 82. Survived by wife Roberta; daughters Victoria (Michael) Chik, Robin (Neil) Durkee, Jerrilove Durkee; stepdaughter Stephanie Bien; ex-stepson Jeffrey; 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Mildred Weinberg died April 30 at 86. Survived by sons Michael, Steven (Dana); 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

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