Obituaries: Week of January 6, 2017


Ruth Abidor died Dec. 13 at 96. Survived by daughters Carolyn Whitehead, Diane (Robert “Bob”) Bennett; sister Lenore Weisser. Mount Sinai

Charles Aidikoff died Dec. 21 at 101. Survived by sons Phil (Terri), Gregg; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Martha Bernay died Dec. 15 at 95. Survived by daughters Marjo, Casey; son Mark Bernay. Mount Sinai

Jacquelyne Z. Bokal died Dec. 17 at 92. Survived by daughter Joan (Jim) Barnes; son Richard; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lawrence Daniels died Dec. 15 at age 82. Survived by wife Halcyon; sons Michael (Andrea), Jeffrey; 1 grandchild; brother Irwin Daniels. Mount Sinai

Florence Gertrude Davis died Dec. 16 at 102. Survived by daughter Dee Ann Simon; son Michael (Kathryn) Simon; daughter-in-law Lydia Simon; 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Richard Ecker died Dec. 19 at 92. Survived by sons Marc (Linda), Alan; daughter Sandy (Bruce McDonald); 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Charlotte Feldhorn died Dec. 19 at 102. Survived by son Sanders (Laureen); 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Fred Charles Fried died Dec. 19 at 75. Survived by wife Ruth; daughters Sarah, Robin; son Perry; 1 grandchild; 1 great-grandchild; brother Lewis (Naomi); sisters Agnes Baker, Ruth Hildebrandt. Mount Sinai

Ilse Einstein Friedman died Dec. 14 at 92. Survived by daughter Elana; son Ken (Susan); 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Marc Friman died Dec. 16 at 63. Survived by sister Barbara (Jeff) Match. Mount Sinai

Larry A. Gans died Dec. 22 at 74. Survived by wife Rochelle “Shelley”; daughters Sheryl Silberberg, Marcie (Barry) Borses; 3 grandchildren; brother Jerry (Linda). Mount Sinai

Herbert Gassman died Dec. 8 at 98. Survived by nephew Stephan (Myra). Mount Sinai

Ethel Glass died Dec. 20 at 92. Survived by son Jerry Glass. Mount Sinai

William Gordon died Nov. 30 at 92. Survived by wife Jacquelynn; son Robert (Jan); 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Roberta Jacobs died Dec. 14 at 83. Survived by daughter Karen (Jim) Berry; sons Neil (Joan) Jacobs, Lon (Susan) Jacobs; 9 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister Delaine Shane. Mount Sinai

David J. Klugman died Dec. 21 at 92. Survived by wife Libby; 2 children; 1 grandchild. Groman Eden

 Yuri Kotlerman died Dec. 14 at 55. Survived by wife Nadia Startseva; daughter Shura; son Zachary; stepdaughter Maria; stepson Julinn; mother Berta; sister Mirra (Ari) Strimov. Mount Sinai

Michael Laur died Dec. 14 at 52. Survived by wife Gaby; daughters Eden, Elle; mother Arlene; father Steven Weisberg; brothers David Weisberg, Brian Weisberg. Mount Sinai

Inge M. Loy died Dec. 17 at 87. Survived by son Tracy; 1 grandchild; brother Guniter Neizel. Mount Sinai

Beatrice Marion Markel died Dec. 13 at 95. Survived by daughters Carole Langston, Michelle (Martin Cohen) Markel-Cohen; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Michael Meyer died Dec. 22 at 59. Survived by sister Marcy Chambers. Mount Sinai

Lillian Meyerson died Dec. 17 at 93. Survived by daughter Donna Workman; sons Dean Schneider, Barry Schneider; 10 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; brother Jerome Dolkart. Mount Sinai

Inez H. Mogul died Dec. 16 at 96. Survived by five children; sister. Mount Sinai 

Eileen A. Russell died Dec. 20 at 95. Survived by daughter Barbara Allen; son Jay (Margaret); 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Konrad Miller Schloss died Dec. 16 at 85. Survived by daughters Debra (Nissim Aharon), Michelle; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Laurette Schway died Dec. 13 at 96. Survived by daughters Lisa (Tim Viselli), Melinda (Scott) Kough; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Abraham Shapiro died Dec. 13 at 90. Survived by wife Miriam; sons Don, Ron (Mary); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Mina Short died Dec. 15 at age 85. Mount Sinai

Martin Zitnick died Dec. 16 at 84. Survived by wife Birdie; daughter Cathy. Mount Sinai

Bernard Zwick died Dec. 20 at 72. Survived by wife Margie; daughters Michelle (David) Sarraf, Jacquelyn Zwick, Raquel (Peter) Sandford; 6 grandchildren; brother Raoul. Mount Sinai

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