Obituaries: Week of Jan. 13, 2017


Jacqueline Beth Banchik died Dec. 28 at 73. Survived by husband Howard; daughter Anissa (Tim) Siegel; son Randy (Jannell); 6 grandchildren; sister Robyn (Michael) Altman. Mount Sinai

Jeffrey Brown died Dec. 23 at 76. Survived by son Steve (Shayna); daughter Paula Arenson; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Melvin Chinskey died Dec. 16 at 86. Survived by daughters Susan Chinskey, Lynn (Mark) Atzenhoffer; 6 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; sister Beverly Weinberg. Mt. Tamalpais

Theodore Echt died Dec. 28 at 87. Survived by sisters Harriet Brown, Shirley Ann Grubbe. Mount Sinai

Lillian Eisenberg died Dec. 25 at 96. Survived by daughter Eileen Rosenberg; son Gary; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Pearl Gardner died Dec. 25 at 91. Survived by husband Gerald; sons Peter (Donna Ashly) Bernstein, Gregory (Sara) Bernstein; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Beverley Glassman died Dec. 23 at 84. Survived by husband Bernard “Bernie”; daughters Susan (Dale) Robbins, Linda (Dave) Bry; 4 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Florence Bobbie Gordon died Dec. 29 at 91. Survived by daughter Ellen (Vince) Marizzaldi; son Arnold; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Karen E. Kahan died Dec. 31 at 65. Survived by husband Alan; daughter Jodi Addis; sons David (Junko) Velasco, Keith (Kim) Saunders; stepson Aaron (Nicole); 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; half-brother Charles (Kim) Palmer. Mount Sinai

Malka Klopot died Dec. 29 at 96. Survived by daughter Faina (Moise) Gitman; son Michael; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Arthur “Poppa Art” Kole died Dec. 24 at 88. Survived by daughter Ellen (Craig) Pollack; sons Rob (Mindy), Stuart (Margaret), Danny (Carol); 13 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Rita Levine died Dec. 25 at 90. Survived by daughter Lynda Johnston; sons David (Sheila), Michael; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Sheila Brasloe Lichtenstein died Jan. 1 at 93.  Survived by daughters Leslie (Richard) Dixon, Tammy Kent; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister Sylvia Levin. Mount Sinai

Eve Lichtman died Dec. 27 at 87. Survived by daughter Amy (Robert) Abramson; sons Ira (Ondina), Jeff; 3 grandchildren; brother Mac Churgin. Mount Sinai

Michael Lieberman died Dec. 23 at 59. Survived by cousins Barbara Budish, Gary Budish. Mount Sinai

Allan Stuart Lieberthal died Dec. 25 at 70. Survived by wife Yoletta; sons David (Debbi), Adam (Julie), Joshua (Melanie), Joshy (Christina) Campbell; 6 grandchildren; sister Carol (Ron) Spiegel. Mount Sinai

Helen Morris died Dec. 27 at 100. Survived by cousin Zita Gluskin. Mount Sinai

Michael M. Laks died Dec. 29 at 88. Survived by daughter Helaina Kravitz; son Alexander. Mount Sinai

Helen Sarah Longwill died Dec. 27 at 102. Survived by daughter Patrice (Raymond) Beck; sons Richard (Barbara), Peter; 11 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

Marilyn C. Moskowitz died Dec. 1 at 79. Survived by husband Gerald; daughters Hope Susan Magnesan, June Beth DeMaib; sister Arlene Nowak; 3 grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Samuel Newman died Dec. 24 at 90. Survived by wife Tajy; daughter Ziba; sons Armand, Nathan. Groman Eden

Morris Shankin died Dec. 22 at 93. Survived by daughter Valerie (Mark) Shankin-Mendelsohn. Mount Sinai

Bert Schreiber died Dec. 22 at 78. Survived by son Jonathan (Sheryl); 2 grandchildren; sister Hessie Neegle. Mount Sinai

Erwin Unikel died Dec. 24 at 90. Survived by son Edmund. Mount Sinai

Gloria Schoenwetter died Dec. 29 at 77. Survived by daughter Marcia (Don) Pompan; son Michael (Corrie); 4 grandchildren; sister Marlene Levine. Mount Sinai

Lea Solowitz died Dec. 31 at 91. Survived by daughter Rina Hart; sons Jeff, Ray; 2 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lawrence B. Starr died Dec. 30 at 96. Survived by daughter Margo (Han-Young) Scoble; sons Robert (Ellen Brodax), Phillip (Michael Simental), Andrew L. (Debra Alter-Starr); 6 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Jerry Tyrangiel died Dec. 25 at 66. Survived by sister Ruth; brother Henry (Debbie). Mount Sinai

Sally Abracen Warwshawsky died Jan. 1 at 85.  Survived by daughter Valarie (Craig) Simms; sons David, Steven, Evan; 3 grandchildren; brother Malcolm (Audrey) Abracen; brother-in-laws Ernest Shaw, Irvin Cooper. Mount Sinai

Elliot Weinberg died Dec. 27 at 88. Survived by wife Lucia; daughters Beverly Rubinstein, Lisanne (Arthur Lubitz) Weinberg-Lubitz, Diana (John Echeto). Mount Sinai

Ruth Zonis died Dec. 26 at 92. Survived by son Gerald; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sisters Terry Wilhelm, Sylvia Menlow. Mount Sinai

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