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Obituaries: June 5-11, 2014

July 2, 2014 | 5:07 pm

Zella Alcouloumre died June 10 at 85. Survived by daughter Marcia (David) Senteno; son Michael; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Irving Bragin died June 10 at 96. Survived by sons Steven (Julie), Robert (Elizabeth), Ronald (Irina); 6 grandchildren. Hillside

Irving Burd died June 9 at 91. Survived by wife Ann; daughter Merril Broth; son Leslie (Louise); 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Leon Bush died June 9 at 85. Survived by wife Pearl; daughters Gail (Rudy) Serna, Lori (Dwight Boecker), Susan Farkas; sons Robert (Corrie) Shein, Ken; 11 grandchildren; sisters Nancy (Craig) Van Steinberg, Fran Gibby. Mount Sinai

Michael Jay DeKofsky died June 8 at 72. Survived by wife Cheri; daughter Ari; sons Jeffrey (Andee), Jamey, Micah (Brooke). Eden Memorial 

Bonnie Dennis died June 13 at 94. Survived by nephews Jay (Lois) Foonberg, Harold (Eleanore) Foonberg; great-nieces and great-nephews. Mount Sinai

Rosalind Doshay died June 4 at 87. Survived by daughter Karen (Daniel) Novoseller; sons Steven (Beth), Glenn (Karen), Marc (Mary); 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Claire H. Franklin died June 7 at 102. Mount Sinai

Laurence Geisser died June 1 at 88. Survived by wife Eileen; daughter Cindy (Rick) Welden; sons Sandy (Marcie), Michael (Jerry Williams); 5 grandchildren. Groman Eden

Marjorie Greenberg died June 3 at 98. Survived by daughter Nancy (Eli) Greenberg-Blumenfeld; son Michael; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Jerald Greenstein died June 4 at 83. Survived by wife Ivy; daughter Jodie (Steven) Fishman; son Greg (Rhonda); 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Arthur M. Greenwald died June 4 at 83. Survived by sister Pearl. Mount Sinai

Lynn Harris died June 15 at 84. Survived by daughters Stacy (Matt) Ober, Linda Faber; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Sally Gwen Hershfield died June 1. Survived by husband Syd; daughters Joanne, Rochelle; son Paul; 3 grandchildren.

Virginia Lee Himmel died June 14 at 92. Survived by daughter Mikki (Michael) Greif; sons David, Mark; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

Herbert Hirsh died June 6 at 79. Survived by son Jeffrey (Kim); 1 grandson. Mount Sinai

Jim Hughey died June 8 at 52. Survived by wife Shelly Freedenthal; daughter Sarah; sons David, Jonathan; sisters Ellen Hughey Reynolds, Denise Wurtenberg; brother Paul. Mount Sinai

David Hurwitz died June 11 at 97. Survived by son Barry; daughter-in-law Ronna; stepdaughter Barbara Nice; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

Eric Arnold Kahn died June 2 at 57. Survived by wife Patricia; son Isaac; daughter Diana (Ricardo Carbajal) Nobari; mother Jean; brothers Alan, Jory; 2 grandchildren; 1 nephew; 1 niece. Groman Eden

Cora Lucacher died June 11 at 98. Survived by son Robert (Sophie Braccini-Lucacher); 3 grandchildren; niece Robin Goodman. Groman Eden

Margaret Lyons died June 5 at 97. Survived by daughter Shelley; son Lawrence (Diane); 1 grandchild. Hillside

Sara Mandel died June 8 at 86. Survived by husband Edmund; daughter Agi Hirshberg; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Zvi Mishory died June 5 at 80. Survived by wife Sharon Coryell; son Matthew; daughter Jennifer; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Eve Nemerson died June 16 at 84. Survived by sons Scott, Elliott (Sheralyn); 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister Judy (Carl) DePerry; brother Sam (Paula) Weiss. Mount Sinai

Wendy Otelsberg died June 9 at 60. Survived by husband Gerald; daughter Michelle; son Scott (Emily); 1 granddaughter; mother Beatrice Fisher; sisters Laurie (Greg) Ravenscroft, Karen (Russ) Haber; sisters-in-law Lori, Barbara (Leo) Benavides; brother-in-law Barry (Joan). Mount Sinai

Matvei Palees died June 14 at 89. Survived by wife Rachel; daughter Regina (Alex) Geyer; son Michael (Irene); 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Joan Pansky died June 1 at 81. Survived by husband Phillip; daughter Ellen; son Bruce (Linda); 5 grandchildren. Hillside

Jules Posner died June 11 at 94. Survived by wife Leatrice; daughters Diane (Moshe) Uziel, Nadine (Arthur) Rose; 5 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Donald Rosman died June 7 at 91. Survived by wife Lily; daughter Lynne (Phil) Himelstein; sons Mark (Linda), David (Penny); sister Shirley Franklin; 5 grandchildren. Hillside

Marilyn Segel died June 7 at 72. Survived by brothers Jerry (Diana), Norman (Margie). Hillside

Lucy Shine died June 5 at 66. Survived by many cousins. Hillside

Aaron Harry Solotkin died June 10 at 101. Survived by daughter Sheila (Sherwin) Agron; son Paul (Darlene); 4 granddaughters; 6 great grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Elois R. Sosa died June 16 at 69. Survived by husband Hermes; daughter Nataly (Arthur) Avila; sons Jason (Joyce) Rasgon, Stacy (Jung) Rasgon, Hermes; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Annie Stevens died June 6 at 83. Survived by daughter Lisa (David) Brown; son Mark (Carol); 2 grandsons; 1 great-grandson; sisters Nicki Collier, Joy Heatherly; brother Bill Sunrich. Groman Eden

Mehdi Tabariai died June 12 at 85. Survived by wife Bidor; sons Ebby (Lily), Eli; daughters Agnes (Henry) Danpour, Eliza (Tony) Sikavi; 9 grandchildren; brothers Firou (Zhila), Djahanguir (Mahnaz), Parvis (Siona); sisters Madalin (Mirza) Sachmetchi, Sorya (Said) Damagi, Freshteh (Jamshid) Shabaz. Mount Sinai

Jacob Tracht died June 4 at 97. Survived by wife Marcia; daughters Berna (Peter)Levitan, Avra; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Pauline Wolf died June 17 at 78. Survived by husband Fred; son Daryl (Linda); daughters Rhonda Eskinazi, Lori Rotblatt, Michelle (Alan); 7 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sonia Wolf died June 12 at 93. Survived by daughters Joanie Thau, Robin; 2 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter. Mount Sinai

Mary Zakwin died June 5 at 95. Survived by daughters Lauren (Tony) Hurwitz, Wendy (Macel) Bezeau, Gigi (Arlen) Cindon; 1 grandchild. Hillside

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