September 25, 2018

Obituaries: Week of October 8, 2016

Doris Azis died Sept. 1 at 87. Survived by sister Sue (Walt) Noon. Hillside

Ethel Balkin died Aug. 24 at 94. Survived by daughters Joanna (Alan) Connell, Barbara Rifenbark. Mount Sinai 

Rose Bloom died Aug. 28 at 99. Survived by sons Paul (Margaret “Peggy”), Elliott (Sue), Stan (Nancy); 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Bella Shapiro. Mount Sinai

Norma Brisken died Aug. 29 at 93. Survived by son Stephen. Mount Sinai

Marilyn Cohon died Aug. 26 at 78. Survived by husband Bennett; daughter Julie (Ron); son Jeffrey (Sharon Rehbinder); 5 grandchildren. Hillside

Jeanne Cutler died Sept. 1 at 94. Survived by husband Robert; daughters Barbara Pink, Deborah (Larry) Wolf, Sheri (David) Abzug; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister Marilyn Karish. Mount Sinai 

Harriet S. Factor died Sept. 2 at 83. Survived by sons Phillip (Laura), Michael (Deborah); 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sister Bette Varon; brother Fred (Shelly) Singer. Mount Sinai 

Bernice Franklin died Aug. 29 at 90. Survived by daughter Cathy Montez; sons Steve (Alex), David; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Milton Geller died Aug. 30 at 92. Survived by daughters Bette, Hope Pollack, Susan (Charlie) Fradin; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister Delaine (Sandy) Warner. Hillside

Michael Gutkin died Aug. 28 at 64. Survived by wife Larissa; daughter Oliva; son Gary (Rachael); 3 grandchildren; sister Irina (Anatoily) Katz-Gutkin. Mount Sinai

Bruce Hart died Sept. 1 at 94. Survived by sons Robert (Linda), Marc (Claudia); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Rhoda Levinson died Sept. 1 at 95. Survived by sons Richard, Mark, Robert (Eileen); 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Howard Adam Levy died Aug. 26 at 44. Survived by wife Margaret; daughter Leah; son Ashton; mother Jane; father Bruce; brother Jeffrey (Benay). Mount Sinai

Robert Lieban died Aug. 30 at 86. Survived by wife Rosanne; daughter Raleigh; son Allan; stepdaughter Michelle Garb; stepson Lawrence (Ellaine) Garb; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Josephine Mehlman died Sept. 1 at 92. Survived by daughter Karen (Marc) Berrenson; son Robert (Marina); 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister Rosalie Rosenthal. Hillside

David Menkes died Sept. 3 at 94. Survived by wife Rosalie; daughters Robin (Leland) Weinberg, Pamela (David) Dorner, Barbara “Bobby” (Charles) Mathews, Elizabeth; 7 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Henrietta Mirell died Aug. 22 at 91. Survived by son Douglas (Laurie Levenson); sister Audrey Leider; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Evelyn Olit died Aug. 29 at 95. Survived by daughters Marsha (Todd) Adamson, Linda (Rex) Wagner; son Tim (Candi); 10 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

David Pechman died Aug. 28 at 58. Survived by wife Susan; daughters Alexandra, Brooke; sister Diane Pechman-Steinberg (Nisan). Mount Sinai

Elaine Perkins died Aug. 25 at 67. Survived by sisters Lynne (Richard) Jackson, Rosalyn Mazal. Mount Sinai

Rose Rao died Sept. 1 at 82. Survived by husband Joseph; son Lee (Rachel) Rosen; stepson Michael; 11 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Thelma Leah Rifkin died Aug. 28 at 91. Survived by husband Edward; daughter Karen Soliv; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

Buddy Ryne died Aug. 27 at 90. Survived by wife Barbara; daughter Cynthia (David) Levitt; son Jeffrey; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Shirley Selter died Aug. 30 at 87. Survived by daughter Bonnie (Don) Traylor; son Eric (Lynn); 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Betty Silvers died Aug. 28 at 90. Survived by daughters Diane (Jonathan Weiner), Linda (Geoffrey) Symcox; son Steve (Nanette Walker-Welch); 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Hershel Smuckler died Sept. 1 at 85. Survived by daughters Andrea (Mark) Belinfante; Lisa (Jerry) Zuckerman; son Howard; 7 grandchildren; sister Eleanor Jacoby. Mount Sinai 

Morris Steinberg died Sept. 3 at 104. Survived by daughter Ina Price; son Cal (Laurie) Steinberg; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Glenna Szulc died Aug. 26 at 82. Survived by husband Armand; daughter Tami; brother Robert (Edna) Kates; stepdaughters Deborah, Diane; stepson Larry. Mount Sinai

Cyla R. Tenenbaum died Aug. 26 at 89. Survived by daughters Sari (Fred) Freedman, Etta (Eli) Katz; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister Fela Grzymek; brother Jacob (Bronia) Rybstein. Mount Sinai