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Tag: Death Notices
January 7, 2009 | 7:57 pmAnnette Beck died Dec. 14 at 78. She is survived by her daughters, Caryn (Erroll) Beck-Southers and Robin (Alex Shmelev); son, Jeff (Donna Sanders); five grandchildren; and companion, Richard Starks. Mount Sinai
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November 26, 2008 | 5:47 pmIrving Brecher, Radio, Stage, Screen Comedy Writer, 94
Irving Brecher, a comedy writer whose career in radio, television and film included writing two Marx Brothers comedies and co-writing the Judy Garland musical, "Meet Me in St. Louis," has died. He was 94.
Brecher died of...
November 20, 2008 | 2:39 amDaniel Abrams died Nov. 3 at 25. He is survived by his parents, David and Marion; and brother, Aaron. Malinow and Silverman
Morris Ackerman died Nov. 16 at 80. He is survived by his wife, Miriam; daughters, Fran (Marc) Rifkin and Rachelle (Andrew) Doherty; three grandchildren; and...
November 13, 2008 | 12:35 amGabriel Almond died Oct. 12 at 97. He is survived by his wife, Hilda; sons, Laurence and Paul; and brother, Nathan. Chevra Kadisha
Gerald Bemel died Oct. 23 at 76. He is survived by his son, Kevin (Melanie); daughters, Melissa and Marla; and two grandchildren. Sholom Chapels
October 30, 2008 | 12:46 amArthur Baer died Oct. 20 at 41. He is survived by his son, Ashton; parents, Sheldon and Miriam; sister, Leni (Ralph) Ceglia; nephews, Brandon and Jordan Ceglia; niece, Frances Ceglia; and partner, Pamela Edwards. Mount Sinai
Helene Bayer died Oct. 17 at 77. She is survived her sons,...
October 23, 2008 | 2:10 amSamuel Baseman died June 6 at 88. He is survived by wife, Dora; daughter, Sarah Perlis (Morris); four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Ben (Naomi); niece; and three nephews.
Meyer Blank died Oct. 12 at 89. He is survived by his children, Sandra Goldstein and...
October 16, 2008 | 12:41 am
October 10, 2008 | 1:04 amHelen Daniels, Barrier Breaker, Dies at 85
Dedicated volunteer and former social worker Helen Daniels died Sept. 28 at age 85 of metastatic cancer.
She was born in Brookline, Mass., and was the only child of Joseph Ettinger and Eva Frutman. After her mother's death when she was 6...
September 28, 2008 | 3:54 pm
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September 17, 2008 | 9:20 pmOur thoughts go to the families of the men and women who were killed in the Metrolink Train 111 crash in Chatsworth on Friday, Sept. 12.
We also send our prayers to the families of the men, women and children who were killed when a passenger jet, en route from Moscow to Perm in...
September 11, 2008 | 1:20 amBetty Balkin died Aug. 28 at 80. She is survived by her daughters, Bonnie Anketell and Renee Wouters; three grandchildren; and brother, Sheldon (Elaine) Sternberg. Mount Sinai
Daniel Bernstein died Aug. 31 at 94. He is survived by his daughters, Michel and Thea. Malinow and Silverman...
September 3, 2008 | 10:53 pm
August 14, 2008 | 1:58 amHarold Ackerman died July 30 at 96. He is survived by his son, Jerrold; and daughter, Tobi Chinsky. Hillside
David Alper died Aug. 2 at 84. He is survived by his wife, Estelle; daughters, Elizabeth Keran and Joan; and sons, L. Andrew and Robert. Hillside
Jeanette Brauner died July...
July 23, 2008 | 11:48 pmSue Lynn Alexander died July 1 at 74. She is survived by her husband, Joel; sons, Glenn and Marc; daughter, Stacy; and two grandchildren. Groman
Samson Asch died July 4 at 100. He is survived by his daughters, Hella (Charles) Hershson and Basia (Larry) Frank; son, Morris (Linda); and...
July 10, 2008 | 12:48 amGoldyne Savad, Hadassah Hospital Benefactress, Dies at 100
On June 1, a single woman, 100 years and seven months old, died in Los Angeles, where she lived almost her entire life. Goldyne Savad, one of the brightest and prettiest of her family, was the only one born in the United...
January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pmLeah Benjamin died Dec. 30 at 96. She is survived by her nephews, Sid (Linda) Silverman and Neal (Marlene) Brostoff; niece Sandra (Harold) Vellins; and great-niece, Aliza Silverman. Mount Sinai
Annette Gershuni Bergman died Jan. 2 at 76. She is survived by her sons, Gregory and Alex...
March 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm
Levia Pearl Abramowitz died Feb. 21. She is survived by her husband, Nathan; daughters Orit (Yitzchak) Cohen, Sharone and Judy; son, Harold (Lani); and grandchild, Harriet Theodore. Mount Sinai
Miriam Ash died Feb. 21, at 89. She is She is survived by her son, Robert (Zetta);...
December 22, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Rabbi Jacob Ott, Former Rabbi at Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel,
Dies at 86
Rabbi Jacob Ott, who served for 34 years at Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel, died of congestive heart failure on Saturday, Dec. 16. He was 86. Ott was born in Chicago in an Orthodox neighborhood, three...
October 27, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Marty Adlin died Sept. 26 at 88. He is survived by his wife, Frances; brothers Bernard (Arlene) and Sidney; and special brother-in-law, Ted Krakower. Malinow and Silverman
Selma Balberg died Sept. 27 at 89. She is survived by her husband, Harry; son, Stephen; daughter, Susan...
September 29, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Dr. Sidney Adler died Sept. 3 at 90. He is survived by his wife, Hana; son, Dr. Fredrick; daughter, Risa Adler-York; stepdaughter, Kristina Martinez; brother, Frederick. Groman
Minnie Aenus died Sept. 3 at 92. She is survived by her daughters, Marcia Schwartz and Merle Stewart; eight...
July 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Bertha Anapol died June 27 at 92. She is survived by her brother, Angelo; and sisters, Mae Mayer and Ruby Brest. Groman
ARLENE BELL died June 29 at 79. She is survived by her son, Robert; brother, Norman Cohen; three granchildren; and sister, Joanne Goodman. Hillside
July 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Author & Former Jewish Journal Columnist David Margolis
Dies at 62
David Margolis, who lived and chronicled the transformation of an American hippie of the 1960s into a deeply spiritual resident of a West Bank settlement, died July 17 at the age of 62.
A Brooklyn native, Margolis...