September 26, 2018

Obituaries: Week of February 26, 2016

Rebecca Ann Adler died Jan. 26 at 51. Survived by husband Tony; sons Jacob, David; father Ronald Hopkins; mother Barbara Hopkins; brother Daniel Hopkins. Mount Sinai

Jean V. Barth died Jan. 26 at 96. Survived by daughters Rochelle (Gary) Carmona, Harilyn (Adam) Fast; sons Jack (Rochelle Gurstein), William (Linda); 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 3 nieces; 2 nephews. Mount Sinai

Esmaile Barzivand died Jan. 17 at 86. Survived by wife Parvaneh Lavaldin; sons Payam, Pouyan; daughters Stella, Elham, Sepideh; 12 grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Joan Zitowitz Becker died Jan. 26 at 66. Survived by daughter Michelle Anthony; son William Ryan (Leana); 3 grandchildren; brother Paul (Kathleen) Zitowitz. Groman Eden

Joseph Cohen-Sitt died Feb. 3 at 86. Survived by wife Rachel; daughters Esther (Zachary) Nielsen, Ronit (Chinaka) Boyd; 3 grandchildren; sister Miriam Habibi. Mount Sinai

Dorothy Creager died Feb. 1 at 94. Survived by sons Matt (Lin), Todd (Cherie); daughter Helene (Nazrie Rey); 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Harvey Davidson died Jan. 26 at 90. Survived by wife Marcy; son Darryl (Terry); stepson Jeff Kaplan; 8 grandchildren; brothers Moishe, Mannie, Al; sister Esther Sacolick. Mount Sinai

Allan Donen died Jan. 28 at 84. Survived by wife Betty; daughters Carrie (Cary) Wozniak, Susie (Gianni) Inghilterra; son Drew (Elizabeth); 10 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Joseph M. Ellis died Feb. 4 at 87. Survived by sons Jeffrey (Shelley Hoffman), Robert; daughter Susan; 7 grandchildren; brother James; former wife Carol. Mount Sinai

Florence Feinfield died Feb. 2 at 96. Survived by sons Robert (Christy), Kenneth (Sandy); daughter Carol (Paul) Berman; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sheldon Martin Fidler died Jan. 25 at 76. Survived by wife Judi; daughters Laurie (Ted) Gonlag, Pati (Scott) Lunine; 9 grandchildren; sister Shirley Kofman.

Lorraine First died Jan. 24 at 76. Survived by son Richard (Aliza). Groman Eden

George Garten died Jan. 30 at 90. Survived by sons Steve Gordon, David; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Corey Goldman died Jan. 31 at 69. Survived by daughters Brittany, Sherry; mother Marjorie; sister Diane Sobel. Mount Sinai

Stuart Gornbein died Jan. 25 at 71. Survived by wife Judy; daughter Elisa; son Jeffrey (Jenny); 3 grandchildren; sister Ynid (Robert) Finsten. Mount Sinai

Janis Herzfeld died Jan. 24 at 87. Survived by daughters Joan (Kenneth) Swartz, Helen (Robert) Klein; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Herbert M. Hyman died Feb. 3 at 84. Survived by wife Judy; sons David (Elishiva) Hyatt; Michael (Robin Finn); daughter Lesley (Bernard Friedman) Hyatt; 9 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Rochelle Karver died Feb. 3 at 98. Survived by daughter Sherry (Jerry Allen Ratch); 2 nephews. Mount Sinai

Soleiman Khakshour died Dec. 8 at 88. Survived by wife Moones Mesian; daughters Parviz, Farahnaz, Fariba; brothers Rahmaolah, Norolah; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister Manzal; 14 nephews and nieces. Chevra Kadisha

Jack Koonan died Feb. 1 at 75. Survived by wife Beth; brother Sheldon (Jenny) Lehman; 1 sister-in-law; 2 nieces; 2 nephews. Mount Sinai

Eunice Kramer died Jan. 24 at 100. Survived by daughter Marilyn (Bob) Yassin; 4 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Elaine Lopez died Jan. 31 at 73. Survived by son Jason; daughter Lisa; sister Judy Fondor. Mount Sinai

Bernard Nadler died Feb. 5 at 84. Survived by wife Michele; son David (Janine); 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Dortha Ostroff died Feb. 1 at 86. Survived by daughter Mary (Paul) Romanofski; son Jamie (Carrie). Mount Sinai

Zelda Rothman died Jan. 26 at 79. Survived by son Michael (Pamela); daughter Michelle Rosenfeld; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Alfred Irwin Ruda died Feb. 4 at 91. Survived by wife Marilyn; sons Kim (Barbara), Shawn (Maryann); daughters Stacey (Charles) Best, Ariana (Jeffrey) Macales; 13 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson. Mount Sinai

Sam Samson died Jan. 7 at 93. Survived by sons David, Allen, Lawrence; brother Morrie; 4 grandchildren. Sholom Chapels

Alexander Schwartz died Jan. 14 at 95. Survived by niece Maryann Gruia; nephew Adrian Gruia. Chevra Kadisha

Mike Shraga died Jan. 27 at 80. Survived by sons David, William; daughter Diana; brother Itshak (Mira). Mount Sinai

Zikmund Teba died Jan. 27 at 99. Survived by son Howard (Arlene); 1 grandson. Mount Sinai

Fred Charles Tushinsky died Feb. 2 at 87. Survived by wife Joan; daughters Julia, Debbie; stepson Andrew Ruback; 1 grandchild; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Frank Vadasz died Feb. 4 at 99. Survived by companion Ilonka. Mount Sinai

Ethel Vax died Jan. 30 at 99. Survived by daughters Susan Nelson, Sharyn (Jim) Buck; sons Lyle (Marcia) Michelson, Stuart (Robin) Michelson; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lawrence Albert Waterman died Feb. 1 at 86. Survived by wife Rosalie; son Maurice (O’Tammany). Mount Sinai

Lenore Winston died Feb. 2 at 88. Survived by daughters Laura (George) Stecher, Sherie; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai