Obituaries: Week of December 21


Julius Bendat died Dec. 8 at 93. Survived by wife Mildred; daughter Cindy; son Jim (Marilyn); 3 grandchildren; sister Nette Marmalefsky; brother Jack. Hillside

Marvin Berke died Dec. 6 at 90. Survived by wife Florence; daughter Meryl Dunn; son Jeff; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Anna Blount died Dec. 5 at 69. Survived by daughter Rebecca Chastain; son Michael; 2 grandchildren; brothers Robert, Steve Stockton. Hillside

Rita M. Brucker died Dec. 6 at 89. Survived by daughters Linda Dreyfuss, Marla, Michelle (Joe) Millstone; son Barry (Sue); 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Bernard Cohen died Dec. 8 at 92. Survived by daughter Lynne (Jerry) Rich; son Joel (Nancy); 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Jean Conae died Dec. 6 at 96. Survived by daughters Elaine Penprase, Marilyn Miller; son Ron; 6 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister Emily Gold. Hillside

Joann Friedland died Dec. 6 at 79. Survived by husband Melvyn; daughter Diane; son Steven (Andrea); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Petr Goykhman died Dec. 8 at 85. Survived by wife Larisa Sokolenko; sister Palina Shterenberg. Mount Sinai

Joyce R. Greenstein died Dec. 7 at 86. Survived by daughter Jodie (Steve) Fishman; son Greg (Rhonda); 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; brother Robert (Marsha) Feuer. Mount Sinai

Douglas Horowitz died Dec. 11 at 62. Survived by mother Eleanor; father Robert; sisters Cindy (Ricky) Mintz, Patricia Kim (Daniel) Toll; brother Steven (Melinda). Hillside

Iris J. Jacobs died Dec. 6 at 74. Survived by daughter Lisa (Greg) Correa; son Rande (Carolyn) Jacobs; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Barbara Justin died Nov. 27 at 83. Survived by sons Ken, Daniel (Missy), Brad; 1 grandchild. Hillside

Isaac Kornbaum died Dec. 1 at 102. Survived by daughter Brenda Brams; 1 grandchild. Chevra Kadisha

Deborah Lattman died Dec. 8 at 69. Survived by daughter Jamie Powell (Brent Duncan); 1 grandchild; brother Dennis (Jackie) Horlick. Hillside

Seymour Lesonsky died Dec. 6 at 86. Survived by daughters Paula (Chad) Snyder, Sandra Kuhlman; son Eric (Annette); 4 grandchildren; brother Raymond. Mount Sinai

Irene Lewin died Dec. 7 at 80. Survived by daughter Jackie Griffith; brother Stuart (Judy) Waterstone. Hillside

Lisa Lifson died Dec. 4 at 95. Survived by daughter Sally (Sami) Sharone; son Robert (Toni) Sharone; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Fred Lubin died Dec. 12 at 72. Survived by wife Judith; daughter Amie (Steve) Carter; son Cliff (Arianne); 5 grandchildren; brother Sandy (Cindi) Lubin. Mount Sinai

Marie Matz died Dec. 9 at 93. Survived by sons Brian, Julius Marc (Maritha); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Lillian Port died Nov. 27 at 91. Survived by daughter Leslie Weintraub; son Bruce (Lynn) Weintraub; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Frank Preisler died Dec. 6 at 96. Survived by daughter Ninna (Michael) Mays; son Joel. Mount Sinai

Phyllis Reicher died Dec. 5 at 93. Survived by daughter Janice (Joe) Garber; son Leland (Ellen Pansky); 3 grandchildren; brother Richard (Judy) Perelman. Hillside

David Rendel died Dec. 1 at 93. Survived by wife Molly; daughter Shirl Kelemer; 1 grandchild; 2 great-grandchildren.

Arnold Schonbrun died Dec. 1 at 91. Survived by sister Ruth Ann (Larry) Kalisher; brother Myron (Doreen). Home of Peace Cemetery and Memorial Park 

Max Schwartz died Dec. 7 at 94. Survived by daughter Nina (David Toppen) Klein, June; son Neil; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Emma Shapiro died Dec. 7 at 95. Survived by daughter Phyllis Sunkees; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Janette Snyder died Dec. 10 at 97. Survived by son Ron (Kim); 1 grandchild. Hillside

Maureen Temkin died Dec. 12 at 81. Survived by husband Harvey; daughters Sheri Kane, Laurie Sischo, Joni; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Sheila Wayne died Dec. 11 at 91. Survived by daughter Donna Baruch; daughter-in-law Chris Levine; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Elaine Yarus died Dec. 3 at 95. Survived by daughter Sheri Hallis; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Annette Zeidenfeld died Nov. 30 at 85. Survived by son Alvin; 2 grandchildren; brother Malcom Walker. Hillside 

Jack Zells died Nov. 29 at 79. Survived by sons David, Michael; sister Esther (Stan Ingber); 1 grandchild. Hillside

Herschel Ziskin died Dec. 9 at 94. Survived by daughter Robin; sons Bruce (Karen), Donald (Denise); 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

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