Helen Abrams died June 11 at 94. Survived by daughters Marilyn Cohen, Lanette Finn, Anna Helfman, Candy Sieroty; sons Bert, David; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Hillside
Bertha Abrams died May 30 at 99. Survived by daughters Terry (Harvey) Goldbaum, Arleen (Stanley) Kaller; 6 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman
Natan Cole died May 16 at 70. Survived by wife Alex; sons Daniel (April), Joe; 2 grandchildren; brother Pinchas Zukierkop. Mount Sinai
Ruth Bacall died March 16 at 88. Survived by nieces Lisa Bacall Tehrani, Gail Cahill, Susan Herman, Annette Warner; nephews Larry Finkel, Andy Goldstein, Jesse Goldstein, Lee Goldstein. Hillside
Evelyn Ackerman died Nov. 28 at 88. Survived by husband Jerome; daughter Laura (Mark) Shaw; 1 grandson. Hillside
Leon Aberle died July 3 at 81. Survived by wife Petrina; daughter Carla (Steven) Lenhoff; son Matthew; 3 grandchildren; brother Charles (Saron). Hillside Jeffrey Allyn died July 8 at 75. Survived by wife Harriett; sons Russell (Romel Valerio), Hal (Chantal); 3 grandchildren; sister Flo Barker. Hillside
Obituaries March 2008
Obituaries for December 2007 and January 2008.
I felt like a third wheel," Shirley said. "I never felt more alone," Diane said. "I felt my oneness," Helene added.
When Esther Goshen-Gottstein's husband of 39 years died, she felt like her world had crumbled. "The bottom had fallen out my life, as in an earthquake, when the ground on which one has stood firmly for years suddenly collapses," she writes in "Surviving Widowhood" (Gefen, 2002).
Ethan Gura doesn't remember his sister. Still, he cannot forgether. He can't forget that Rebecca Alexandra Gura died in 1991 after afour and a half year battle with leukemia. She was then six yearsold. He was three.