Obituaries: March 17-23, 2017


Janice Aarons died Feb. 16 at 76. Survived by sister Selma Sherman; brother Gerald Aarons. Mount Sinai

Sharon Black died Feb. 11 at 81. Survived by son Stephen (Danielle Green); daughter Linda (Mike) Roth. Mount Sinai

Shirley Canter died Feb. 9 at 93. Survived by daughters Lynn (Shimon) Grill, Jan (Ken) Stockton, Geri (Ralph) Laquaglia; son Richard (Jody); 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Thelma B. Cohn died Feb. 13 at 92. Survived by sons Mike (Annette), Larry (Carol); 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

David Daar died Feb. 10 at age 85. Survived by wife Thelma; daughter Karen (Michael Scherago); sons Jeff (Ruth), Eric (Judy); 8 grandchildren; sister Rosalie Kornblau. Mount Sinai

Helene Diamond died Feb. 15 at 95. Survived by cousin Brad (Keiren) Fisher. Mount Sinai

Harriet Filler died Feb. 8 at 89. Survived by sons Matthew, Aaron (Lisa); 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sisters Mildred, Pauline. Hillside

Albert Garber died Feb. 11 at 96. Survived by wife Elysee; daughter Carol Grainer; son Leonard (Nancy); 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Rhoda Gilbert died Feb. 14 at 91. Survived by daughter Susan (Peter) Goodwine; sons Bruce, Anthony; 3 grandchildren; sister Marilyn Simon. Mount Sinai

Lea Glitman-Alkalai died Feb. 14 at 59. Survived by husband Leon; sons Daniel Joseph, Jonathan Asher, Adam Haim; sister Ronic Glitman. Mount Sinai 

Harry Goodman died Feb. 15 at 98. Survived by wife Dorothy; daughter Sheila (David) Eldridge; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Rita Gross died Feb. 10 at 83. Survived by niece Lisa. Mount Sinai

Barry T. Harlan died Feb. 11 at 74. Survived by wife Judie; daughter Melissa (Andy) Lustbarten; sons Greg (Susan), Jeff (Melinda); 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Tamara Hayon died Feb. 12 at 85. Survived by daughters Mickey (Yossi) Aronian, Daphne (Joe) Amit; son David Simhoni; 4 grandchildren; sister Arnona; brother Jacob. 

Patricia Jaloza died Feb. 15 at 72. Survived by niece Margaret Radin. Hillside

Stanley Kay died Feb. 13 at 74. Survived by son Steven; 3 grandchildren; sister Linda; brothers Michael, Lenny. Hillside

Cecelia Lessem died Feb. 15 at 89. Survived by daughter Dorothy Fox-Nuccilli; son Cary Fox (Sally Mead); 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sisters Ella Mae Boardman, Sally Green. Hillside

Louise Levyn died Feb. 15 at 91. Survived by daughters Nancy (Jim) Chaconas, Kathy; 2 grandchildren; sister Evelyn Greenberg. Hillside

George Lewison died Feb. 13 at 100. Survived by daughter Mitzi; sons David, Terry (Diane). Hillside

Mike Maman died Feb. 15 at 76. Survived by wife Linda; sons Eric (Rishelle), Neil (Jennifer), Alan; 3 grandchildren; siblings Margalit, Zion, Emanuel, Mati, Bezalel, Rimon. Mount Sinai

Ermet Mathews died Feb. 17 at 91. Survived by daughters Jennifer Mathews (Abe) Friedman,  Janet; sons Larry (Brian); Jake (Heather); 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Percy Mestman died Feb. 16 at 95. Survived by wife Dorothy; daughters Sandi (John) Malmquist, Roz (Michael) Menitoff; son Ed (Elvine); 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Eli L. Pinto died Jan. 31 at 81. Survived by daughters Allison, Suzanne (Cliff) Edens; son Adam; 1 grandchild; sisters Marcy Zezulinski, Sally Fleischman, Dixie Rascona; brother Raymond. Beth Israel

Sylvia Richter died Feb. 11 at 97. Survived by daughter Victoria (Mary Sweeney) Shemaria; son Joseph Shemaria; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Esther Rubin died Feb. 9 at 97. Survived by sons Ronald (Cecil), Richard; 2 grandchildren; sister Mildred Bard. Hillside

Ann Susan Shalov died Feb. 14 at 68. Survived by sons Eric (Stacey), David; sister Judy Schwarze. Mount Sinai 

Janet Shapiro died Feb. 13 at 97. Survived by daughter Maeve (Charles) Carter; son Stanley (Ellaine); 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sisters Lillian Pyes, Gloria (Norman) Miller. Mount Sinai

Florence Shetler died Feb. 11 at 84. Survived by sons Mark Buschhoff, David Weinberger; brother Seymour Lowe. Mount Sinai

Arnold Stiller died Feb. 8 at 87. Survived by wife Lynda Ross; daughter Beth Sheba; sons-in-law Edward Greenberg, Eduardo Kachscovsky; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Shirley Mae Taubman died Feb. 12 at 82. Survived by daughters Lori, Susan; 1 grandchild; sister Maxine (Shelly) Gold; brother Fred (Nancy) Becker. Mount Sinai

Henry Wasserman died Feb. 16 at 104. Survived by daughter Marian Polinsky. Hillside

Rose Weissberger died Feb. 12 at 90. Survived by daughters Betty Wolf, Mae; son Jerry; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai  n

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