Obituaries: Week of January 19, 2017


Shirley Abrams died Jan. 1 at 82. Survived by son Hal; daughter Gale Frankel; 5 grandchildren; brother Joe Friedman. Mount Sinai

Arnold Bail died Dec. 30 at 90. Survived by wife Linda; daughters Nancy (Marshall) Rubin, Liz (Tim) Ilif; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Darrin Allen Carr died Dec. 30 at 54. Survived by brother Scott (Selene). Mount Sinai

Sylvia E. Crasnick died Jan. 1 at 87. Survived by husband Gerald; daughter Laurie; sons Richard, Michael; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Leah Fogel died Jan. 2 at 98. Survived by sons Steven, Paul; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Bette Frankel died Dec. 23 at 89. Survived by husband Arthur; daughters Jan (Michael) Schau, Ronni (Charles) Blakeney; son Richard (Susan); 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sister Marilyn Wildstein; brother Richard Miller. Hillside

Paul Hegyesi died Dec. 28 at 92. Survived by wife Josephine; daughter Bea (Sid) Richman; son Scott Paul; 4 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Lawrence Heineman died Dec. 17 at 65. Survived by wife Hannah; sons Justin (Dawn), Scott; mother Anne; sister Carol (Ralph) Clayman. Hillside

Darrelle Hirsch died Dec. 21 at 76. Survived by husband Donald; daughters Dana (Nathaniel) Lipman, Dina (Marc Shenkman); sister Arline (Henry) Gluck; brother Leslie Mayers; 5 grandchildren. Hillside

Grace Hutt died Dec. 16 at 94. Survived by daughter Susan (Sumner) Starrfield; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Myer Jacobs died Dec. 27 at 92. Survived by wife Marjorie; sons Marc (Jan), Neil; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Joy Kisliuk died Dec. 31 at 89. Survived by daughters Laurel, Amy; sons William, Thomas (Elisabeth); 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Dennis Lazar died Dec. 26 at 79. Survived by wife Nancy; stepdaughter Kelly Brickman; sons Mason, Paxton, Colton; 5 grandchildren; brother Leslie. Hillside

Harold Lazner died Dec. 28 at 90. Survived by wife Doris; daughters Leslie, Jolette Jai; son-in-law Alan Michael; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Jeffrey Levy died Jan. 1 at 64. Survived by daughters Megan, Jessica; son Max; sister Barbara (Bruce) Albert. Mount Sinai

Barbara Lovell died Dec. 22 at 82. Survived by son Alan (Barbara) Gardner; 1 grandchild. Hillside

Edward A. Massey died Nov. 19 at 52. Survived by wife Davina Kohanzadeh Massey; daughters Madeleine, Charlotte; sons Jacob, Josh; mother Cherie; father Robert; sister Danielle; brothers David, Ralph (Gila), Daniel. Chevra Kadisha

Carolyn Mintz died Dec. 23 at 79. Survived by husband Gary; daughters Mindy Klein, Karen Todd, Julie Jenkins; sons Max (Eniko) Gold, Gary (Andrea) Gold, Rich Gold, Jon (Elaine) Boscoe; 11 grandchildren; brothers Steve Marpet, Richard Marpet. Hillside

Eva Priel died Dec. 25 at 57. Survived by husband Ron; daughters Jackie, Jennie, Natalie (David) Shaye; 1 grandchild. Hillside

Pauline Rosenblatt died Dec. 23 at 94. Survived by sons Martin (Jane), Sidney; 3 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Joan Saunders died Dec. 31 at 81. Survived by husband Norman; sons Mike, Gary. Hillside

Lilly Seltzer died Dec. 30 at 79. Survived by husband Dale, daughters Lisa (Barry Kay), Glenna (Richard Baron); 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Tova Shachory died Dec. 26 at 79. Survived by daughter Sarah (Claudio) Wolff. Hillside

Adda Smilove died Dec. 19 at 87. Survived by sons Jonathan, Michael. Hillside

Pearl Stahl died Jan. 1 at 92. Survived by daughter Rochelle; son Martin; 3 grandchildren; sister Mae (Maurice) White. Mount Sinai

Milton Stroll died Dec. 16 at 98. Survived by daughter Cheryl Penny (Steve) Weiner; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Steve Wachsner died Dec. 31 at 92.  Survived by wife Mary Ann; daughter Robin; son Gary Stuart; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Doris Weber died Jan. 2 at 99. Survived by son David (Marie Eason). Hillside

Roger Weinstock died Nov. 21 at 80. Survived by wife Brenda; son Jason; 3 grandchildren; sister-in-law Gloria (Ken) Sobel. Mount Sinai

Allan S. Wirtzer died Nov. 6 at 70. Survived by wife Nancy Omeara-Wirtzer; daughter Lauren; son Alex (Natalie); 5 grandchildren; father Louis; sisters Laraine (Gerry) Whitcomb, Andrea (Michael) Cassidy. Chevra Kadisha

Judy Wolf died Dec. 31 at 87. Survived by daughters Madeline (Larry Goldberg), Phyllis (Ezra); son Arthur (Nancy); 7 grandchildren. Hillside

Stephen Zaitsoff died Dec. 28 at 73. Survived by brother Lawrence. Hillside

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