November 15, 2018

Obituaries: Week of December 16

Patricia “Patsy” Alexander died Dec. 1 at 88. Survived by daughter Brandy (Marc Kern); sons Keith (Lisa), Steve (Vanessa); 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Belina Bendavid died Dec. 2 at 66. Survived by husband Gady; daughters Sivan, Hila (Daniel) Farasat; son Aviv; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai  

Sofia Bidny died Nov. 25 at age 79. Survived by son Alexander; sister Irene Sedler. Mount Sinai

Nancy Biederman died Dec. 1 at 67. Survived by husband Ray; son Matthew (Cassie); mother Irma Kalish; brother Bruce Kalish. Mount Sinai

Frank L. Bierman died Nov. 23 at 87. Survived by wife Gilda; daughter Joan (Kurt) Gustin; son Bruce (Gilberto Melendez); 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai 

Rene Bouter died Nov. 30 at 93. Survived by his wife Fay; daughters Corinne (Jim) Trowbridge, Denise, Lorrie; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Tressa Brown died Nov. 20 at 98. Survived by daughters Patricia (Philip) Rose, Weslie (Stewart Schill), Karen (Marvin) Silver; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Alan Gerald Chapin died Dec. 3 at 80. Survived by wife Juana Causillas-Chapin; daughters Heather (Ken) Crowley, Sabrina; son Steven (Kristin); 13 grandchildren; 3 stepchildren. Mount Sinai 

Edith Chulak died Nov. 24 at 90. Survived by daughters Donna Schlosser, Janice (Michael) Bernstein; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Sylvia Vera Daniels died Nov. 30 at 98. Survived by son Howard (Marcia); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Rose Engle died Dec. 4 at 95. Survived by husband Jack; daughter Marilyn (Jay) Lipsky; son Alan (Bonnie); 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brothers Mort White, Bernie (Maureen) White. Mount Sinai

Bob Focht died Nov. 23 at 64. Survived by wife Shelly Faden; brothers William, John. Mount Sinai

Philip Goldstein died Nov. 26 at 97. Survived by daughters Janice (Aaron) Darsa, Karen (Harry) Fialkov; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Reatha Katz died Nov. 22 at 87. Survived by husband Donald; daughter Debra; son Jeffrey; 4 grandchildren; sister Joyce Levy. Mount Sinai

Melvin “Mel” Kohl died Nov. 22 at 67. Survived by sister Rea; brother Sanford. Mount Sinai

Erwin Lampert died Dec. 4 at 93. Survived by 2 grandchildren; sister Beverly (Arnold) Prepsky; brother Ronald (Lane) Lampert. Mount Sinai

Sylvia Leff died Nov. 28 at 91. Survived by daughter Holly (Barry) Leff Pressman; sons Bruce Jacobson, Kenneth (Robin) Jacobson; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Yakov Lis died Nov. 30 at 55. Survived by wife  Irina; son Gal (Jessica); 3 grandchildren; sister  Lyubasha Karaiman. Mount Sinai

Artur Mager died Nov. 22 at 97. Survived by daughter Ilana. Mount Sinai

Rosalind Marks died Dec. 1 at 85. Survived by daughter Susan (Bradley) Dobson; son Steven; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Belle Palmer died Nov. 29 at 98. Survived by son Edward Rollin; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Michaela Rotenstein died Nov. 23 at 60. Survived by husband Sergiu; daughters Lisa, Vivian. Mount Sinai

Sheldon Salzman died Nov. 20 at 90. Survived by sons Steven, Scott (Michelle), David (Toni); 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister Marlene Cole. Mount Sinai 

Alice Schear died Dec. 2 at 91. Survived by daughters Sandy (Mark Delgado), Illana (David) Katz; son Elliot (Judith). Mount Sinai

Jill Shadorf died Dec. 1 at 72. Survived by sons Bill (Seana), Bruce; daughter Lisa (Jonathan) Barash; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sam Shaffer died Nov. 27 at 94. Survived by wife Beatrice; daughter Eileen Zegar; son Mark (Susan); 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother Ralph (Diane). Mount Sinai

Albert “Bert” Spiegel died Nov. 29 at 86. Survived by daughters Janet, Shelley (Ira Brown), Susan, Laura (Ruth Barratt); 3 grandchildren; sister Evelyn Novek. Mount Sinai

Lucille Swatt died Nov. 22 at 97. Survived by daughter Patricia (Paul Meshek); sons Steve (Susie), Robert (Cristina); 7 grandchildren. Hillside

Warren Willingham died Nov. 28 at 86. Survived by wife Anna; daughters Judy Shimm, Sherry Segundo; son Daniel; 10 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Phyllis C. Fischer died Nov. 21 at 86. Survived by daughters Sherry, Janis (Ola) Nordqvist; sons Larry, Michael (Sandra); 5 grandchildren; sisters Sharon Cohen, Wilma Fernandez. Mount Sinai

Sheldon Zimmerman died Dec. 2 at 75. Survived by wife Carol; sons Scott, Greg; 2 grandchildren; sister Lynne Dressen; brother Gary. Mount Sinai