September 21, 2018

Obituaries: Week of February 24, 2017

Sandra Allenberg died Jan. 27 at 83. Survived by daughter Mary Pendergast; son John (Ellen); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ruth Blank died Jan. 24 at 97. Husband Robert Roman Blank died Jan. 26 at 96. Survived by daughters Susan (Ron) Cohen, Lili (Barry) Gross; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Meyer Bitton died Jan. 26 at 81. Survived by daughter Miriam (Howie) Lockin; son Eddy (Mary Kay); 3 grandchildren; brothers Albert, Simon. Mount Sinai 

Masha Blumstein died Dec. 21 at 89. Survived by husband Harry; daughter Ann; sisters Shoshana, Reva. Chevra Kadisha

Rochelle Bramson died Jan. 31 at 93. Survived by daughters Marcia (Uri) Goldberg, Susan (Jeff) Brody; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister Shirley Abramson. Mount Sinai

Melvin Breuer died Jan. 23 at 78. Survived by wife Sandra; daughter Teri (John Cragen); son Jeff (Karen Babrow); 3 grandchildren; sister Arlene Glazman. Mount Sinai

David Butylkov died Jan. 23 at 85. Survived by wife Taisa; sons Dmitriy, Alex (Natalia); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Michael Henry Chesler died Jan. 31 at 67. Survived by daughter Carrie (Brian) Goldberg; son Daniel (Amy); 4 grandchildren; brother Andy (Debi). Mount Sinai

Rose Cohen died Jan. 29 at 92. Survived by daughter Joan (Steven) Soltz; sons Jeffrey (Judie) Collens, Paul (Kathy) Collens; 12 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Shirlee Collins died Jan. 28 at 94. Survived by sons Jonathan, Jeffrey (Roxana Kopetman), James; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Carole Diamond died Jan. 23 at 79. Survived by daughter Jennifer Haber; sons Eric (Debbie), Peter (Kim); 7 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Marion Greenman died Jan. 23 at 94. Survived by daughters Ellen, Laurel; sons Edward, Todd; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Sid Kamrava died Jan. 23 at 69. Survived by wife Haleh; daughter Shana Veiseh; sons Allen, Brandon.  Mount Sinai

Louis A. Karasik died Jan. 26 at 60. Survived by daughters Elissa, Caitlyn; son Jonathan; mother Sonia; sister Natalie; brother Gregory. Mount Sinai 

Robert Kay died Jan. 30 at 82. Survived by wife Joan; daughters Tracy, Karen Fedor, Wendy Rappaport; son Mitchell Rappaport; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Leonard Klein died Dec. 27 at 65. Survived by wife Pnina; daughters Karen, Yael Klein-Pepper; 2 grandchildren; mother Pearl; father Andrew; brother Ed. Chevra Kadisha

Lawrence Levy died Jan. 22 at 81. Survived by wife Barbara; daughters Karen, Jacqueline (Robert) Schwartzer; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Esther Lichtig died Jan. 29 at 85. Survived by husband Marvin; sons Jeff (Claudia), Randy (Robin); 4 grandchildren; sister Roz Winston. Mount Sinai

Esther Lieber died Jan. 27 at 90. Survived by daughters Deborah Rothberg, Susan (Eric) Safyan; sons Michael, Dan (Enid); 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Betty Mae Midler died Jan. 26 at 79. Survived by daughters Sheri (Mark) Rubin, Karen (Michael) Sayegh, Jackie (Eric) Schreiber; son David; 9 grandchildren; sisters Joyce (Irwin) Yarmo, Judith Fox. Mount Sinai

Arnold “Arne” Schwartz died Jan. 30 at 76. Survived by wife Gloria; daughter Heidi (Stephen) Silber; sons Sandy Sigel, Mark (Sheila) Yturri, Marc Howard Schwartz; 8 grandchildren; sister Bobbie Bernstein. Mount Sinai

Laurence “Larry” Schwartz died Jan. 27 at 71. Survived by wife Faye; sons Marc (Corey), Joel, Scott (Peri); 7 grandchildren; mother Judith Green; sister Linda (Alf) Merriweather; brothers Lester (Renee), Sandy (Debra). Mount Sinai

Marione A. Silverman died Jan. 9 at 95. Survived by son Mark (Dayna) Whitmer; daughters Carrol (Henry) Cohen, Linda Dansky, 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Nancy Stein died Jan. 23 at 86. Survived by daughter Carole; son Sean Key; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Artie Strauss died Jan. 26 at 95. Survived by daughters Felice (Robert Tranter), Joanne (Stephen McTavish) Strauss; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ruth Sugarman died Jan. 24 at 98. Survived by daughter Pat; son Larry (Julie); 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Zisya Suslik died Jan. 23 at 92. Survived by sons Alex (Maria), Vladimir; 2 grandchildren; brother Leib (Nona). Mount Sinai

Nardi Volman died Jan. 20 at 80. Survived by son Ed (Bridgette) Alonzo; 1 grandchild; brother Andrew Craig. Mount Sinai

Honore Weiner died Jan. 25 at 75. Survived by husband Michael; daughter Elise Renee (Joe) Adams; son Richard; 1 grandchild; sister Karen Ginsberg; brother Stanton Sklar. Mount Sinai n