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Obituaries: Nov. 4-10 2011

November 1, 2011 | 7:57 pm

Raymonde Abitbol died Oct. 2 at 80. Survived by brother George Abitbol. Hillside

Renee Gittler died Oct. 12 at 56. Survived by companion Jeffrey Resnick; daughters Jennifer, Nicole; mother Camille Venus; brother David (Renee) Venus. Hillside

Vivian S. Hoffman died Oct. 16 at 85. Survived by daughters Shelley (Jeffrey Ellis), Randi; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Naomi “Mimi” Kaplan died Oct. 13 at 72. Survived by husband Richard; daughter Hilary (Bret) Fausett; son David (Andrea); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Edward Levy died Oct. 11 at 84. Survived by daughters Laurie (Charles) Harris, Nancy (Robert) Tanowitz, Cheryl (Bradley) Cohen, Leslie (Dwayne) Talley; 10 grandchildren. Hillside

George Polinger died Oct. 10 at 88. Survived by daughters Sari, Patricia (Peter) Cohen; son Thomas (Melanie); 5 grandchildren; sister Gerri Strock. Hillside

Irwin Reiner died Oct. 17 at 80. Survived by friend Adrianne Steiger. Mount Sinai

Lawrence L. Richards died Oct. 18 at 78. Survived by wife Marcia; sons Marc (Nancy), Scott (Lisa), Brett, Todd (Mara); 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brother, Paul (Ilse) Lazovick. Mount Sinai

Gladys Saidoff died Oct. 10 at 69. Survived by husband Nehemia; sons Isaac (Valerie), Joseph; 4 grandchildren; sister Freda Silvera; brothers Avi Glicksberg, Jackie Glicksberg. Hillside

Rohollah Shayani died Oct. 14 at 82. Survived by wife Farokh; daughters Roya (Fereydoun), Shiva (Sina); son Vafa (Elizabeth); 8 grandchildren. Eden

Otto Schaffer died Oct. 5 at 91. Survived by wife Katherina; daughter Erit (Floyd) Siegal; son George (Julie) Schaffer; 4 grandchildren. Eden

Alda Siegan died Oct. 5 at 79. Survived by husband David; daughter Lorian (Billy) Gans; sons Mitchell (Ann Hodgkinson), Gary (Karen) Sandler; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister Etty Korengold. Hillside

Harvey Siegel died Oct. 9 at 71. Survived by wife Wendy Elissa; son Joshua Henry Marshall; mother Sylvia Leib. Hillside

Shirley Sterns died Oct. 12 at 89. Survived by husband Hal; sons Steven (Janice), Garry (Ricki); 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Eugene Tabak died Oct. 17 at 92. Survived by daughters Linda (Dan) Lichtner, Eleanor (Elliot) Ross; son Michael; 4 grandchildren; brother Leon. Eden

Benjamin Teicher died Oct. 18 at 92. Survived by nieces Ruth Akiba, Antonia Rabin. Mount Sinai

Joanne Wolfus died Oct. 6 at 89. Survived by sons George (Nanci), Daniel (Christine); 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Donald Yospur died Oct. 17 at 84. Survived by wife Shirley; daughter Leigh (Kirk) Davis; sons Simon (Melanie), Gerald; 5 grandchildren; brothers Bernard, Gordon (Sheila). Mount Sinai

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