Obituaries: Week of May 5, 2017


Robert Abers died March 25 at 87. Survived by wife Anna. Hillside

Albert Arenowitz died March 24 at 92. Survived by daughter Dee Steiner; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Leonid Berdichevskiy died March 27 at 90. Survived by daughter Eugenia Glikina; 1 grandchild; brother Michael (Enna). Mount Sinai

Marcie Budish died April 3 at 96. Survived by sons Gary (Barbara), Alan (Rose); 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sister Barbara (Marty) Frank; brother Fred (Marge) Spektor. Mount Sinai                                       

Leona Cohen died April 2 at 91. Survived by daughters Karen (Tom) Yale, Judy (Richard) Sherman; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother Mel Stowsky.  Mount Sinai  

Susana Cooper died March 28 at 67. Survived by husband Jeff; daughter Bridget; sister Vicki (Jerman) Gacitua; brother Sergio (Laura) Cabezon. Mount Sinai

Richard Dunaetz died March 25 at 87. Survived by wife Arlene; daughter Nancy (Patrick) Dennis; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Arnold Epstein died April 2 at 89. Survived by wife Gayle Prince; daughters Elizabeth Prince, Laura Prince, Amy Prince, Joanne Prince; son Michael Epstein; 14 grandchildren. Hillside

Arthur Felderman died April 1 at 82. Survived by sons Steven (Julie), Mark Tyler; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Laura Fenster died April 3 at 75. Survived by daughter Stacy (Michael) Anderschat; son Mark; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sean F. Ferguson died March 26 at 65. Survived by wife Kaeli. Mount Sinai

Albert “Al” Garfinkel died March 27 at 87. Survived by wife Audrey; daughters Stacy (Lonnie) Alperson, Julie (Vincent) DeBenedictis; son Arnold (Bonnie); 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister Florence Maiguelies. Mount Sinai

Sheela Leslie Gross died March 31 at 77. Survived by daughter Laura Phelan; sons Bentley (Gina) Richards, Justin (Nina) Javan; 4 grandchildren.  Mount Sinai

Barbara Hooten died March 17 at 69. Survived by husband Richard; daughters Dana (Adam) Kaller, Amber (O’Donnell), Brooke Akana; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Joseph J. Huberman died March 27 at 95. Survived by wife Alice; son Arthur (Debra Kanoff); 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sister Fay Albeit. Mount Sinai

Sandy Itelson died April 1 at 84. Survived by daughters Jodi Masick, Robbin (Jim) Phillips, Diane (Jim) Acheronti; son Paul Masick; 9 grandchildren; 7 great-granchildren. Mount Sinai

Elaine Marsha Jacobson died March 26 at 71. Survived by husband Larry; daughter Beth Heiserman; sister Barbara Goldman. Mount Sinai

Zavella Jacobson died March 23 at 81. Survived by daughters Maureen, Bonnie. Hillside

Fred Jamner died March 19 at 87. Survived by wife Margareta; daughter Lisa; son Andrew; brother Isi. Hillside

Melvin Kaplan died March 16 at 92. Survived by wife Harriet; sons Robert (Susan), Martin (Robert), Roger (Joyce); 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Marilyne Keith died March 28 at 85. Survived by husband Arthur; daughters Cindy Aronberg, Linda Geller; son Michael Lushing; stepdaughter Marybeth (Walt) Chenoweth; stepson Douglas (Joyce); 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Mary Landman died March 19 at 97. Survived by son Michael (Erica); 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Julius Latzer died March 24 at 98. Survived by daughter Lynn Shapley; son Michael (Para) Kelly; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister Frances Pin. Hillside

Andy Lucove died April 2 at 47. Survived by father Donald (Judy); sons Alex, Maxxwell; sister Geri (Jared) Lucove-Makuch. Mount Sinai

Stacy Newman died March 28 at 31. Survived by father Floyd; sister Michelle (Josh Ravich); brother David. Mount Sinai

Jeffery Owider died March 30 at 60. Survived by wife Lisa; sisters Nanette Tucker, Elizabeth Dodson. Mount Sinai

Robert Parker died March 28 at 72. Survived by wife Lorraine; daughter Shira; son Ethan; 2 grandchildren; sister Anita; brothers Richard, Eugene; sister-in-law Adrienne Horwitch; brother-in-law Elliott Horwitch. Mount Sinai

JoAnne Ross died March 28 at 72. Survived by brother Robert. Hillside

Stanley Rubens died April 2 at 88. Survived by wife Marie; daughter Diana Stadiman; son Gary (Alana); 9 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Evan Jordan Schneider died March 30 at 26. Survived by mother Angel; father Alan; sisters Cheyenne, Ivy Rose; grandmothers Olga Rossi, Ruth. Mount Sinai

William Elson Shell died March 28 at 74. Survived by wife Lisa; daughters Stephanie, Dana; sons Jeff, Daniel; 8 grandchildren; brother Richard.  Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park

Martin Shephard died March 25 at 92. Survived by wife Phyllis; sons Rick (Charlotte), Chuck (Robin); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Rachel Stein died March 29 at 34. Survived by mother Ione; father Abraham. Hillside

Ralph Tatiner died March 19 at 97. Survived by stepsons Howard (Marilynn) Alhanati, Joe (Theresa) Alhanati, Donald (Kristine) Alhanati; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Howard Vein died March 17 at 79. Survived by brother Philip (Sylvia). Hillside

Harold Weiss died March 31 at 94. Survived by daughter Sheryl (John) Beard; son Michael (Kiyomi); 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside  n

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