Obituaries: Week of May 12, 2017


Ruth Andelson died April 6 at 97. Survived by daughter Beverly (Jonathan) Meyerson; son Michael (Rebecca); 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother Daniel Kaufmann. Hillside

Edward Baizer died April 10 at 91. Survived by daughter Shelly (Michael) Kreiger; son Howard; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Aaron Baumgarten died April 15 at 94. Survived by wife Frances; son Alan (Margaret-Anne); son-in-law Kevin Maifeld; 2 grandchildren.

Sol Bernstein died April 7 at 90. Survived by son Paul (Catherine). Mount Sinai

Lucille E. Blatt died April 3 at 98. Survived by nieces Anna Greenleaf, Allison, Jennifer, Susan, Elizabeth, Stacey; nephews Michael (Alice Fung), Gideon, David. Mount Sinai

Andrew Brent died April 6 at 42. Survived by mother Sharon; father Richard; sisters Sarah (Greg) Epstein, Kirah; grandmothers Evelyn, Adela Levine. Hillside

Paul Bronstein died April 10 at 74. Survived by wife Rosalyn; daughter Debra; son David (Flor De Liza); mother Dorothy. Mount Sinai

Karin Cohen died April 10 at 60. Survived by mother Evelyn; father Abraham; sister Amy (Chris) Hoover. Hillside

Marcia Cohen died April 6 at 78. Survived by husband Jacob; daughter Sharon; son Aaron. Mount Sinai

Debra Drust died April 5 at 61. Survived by mother Bess; brother Steven. Hillside

Sion Elghanian died April 9 at 96. Survived by wife Mahin; daughters Gilda Simkhai, Sharon Cohanim, Debbie Tabibzadeh, Jenny Darvish, Nicky Elghanian; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Richard Epstein died April 10 at 71. Survived by wife Carole Frederick; daughter Lisa (David) Stark; sons Brian Frederick, Brian (Lindsay) Malloy; brother-in-law Neal Kirshner; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Yulyan Fayuler died April 8 at 89. Survived by wife Raisa Marchenko; daughter Rimma (Edward) Shvarts; son Simon Fayuler. Mount Sinai

Eugenia Friedman died April 7 at age 91. Survived by brother Paul Wilder. Mount Sinai

Harvey Gonick died April 6 at 86. Survived by wife Gloria; daughters Teri (Yo) Hakomori, Suzanne (John) Segal, Julie (Martin) Horenstein; son Stefan (Laura); 7 grandchildren; sister Gail Stein. Hillside

Jill Kaufman Granick died April 7 at age 77. Survived by husband Richard; daughter Lori (Mark) Howell; sons Rob (Debbie), Steve (Anne); 8 grandchildren; brother Richard (Lois) Kaufman. Mount Sinai

Paul J. Green died April 7 at 91. Survived by daughter Beverly (Jeff) Freilich; son Steven (Susan); 4 grandchildren; sister Frances Katz; brothers Jack (Gilda) Green, Arthur (Sally) Green. Mount Sinai

Arthur Greenberg died April 5 at 93. Survived by daughter-in-law Francisca; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Beverly Rifkin Gruber died April 9 at 71. Survived by daughters Jennifer (Rami) Kviatkovsky, Judi; stepson Mark; 4 grandchildren. Groman Eden

Herbert Hain died April 4 at 95. Survived by wife Eva; daughter Stephanie (Nathan) Fabian; sons Jeffrey (Randy), L. Craig, Michael (Amber), Phillip (Susan); 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Ann J. Katz died April 10 at 83. Survived by sons Brian (Mary), Mark; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister Midge Evans. Mount Sinai

Helen Kaye died April 6 at 95. Survived by daughter Debbie (Howie); sons Irv, Marc; 3 grandchildren. Beth Olam

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

Charlotte Kuzins died April 10 at 92. Survived by daughter Rebecca; son Matthew (Nanci); 1 grandchild; sister Rose Solomon. Mount Sinai  

Ann Lipeles died April 7 at 95. Survived by daughter Laurie Sela; sons Robert (Ila Patterson), David (Yega), Gerald; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Joseph Rascoff died April 6 at 71. Survived by wife Jane; daughter Brooke; sons Spencer (Nanci), Jake; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Ida Russ died April 8 at age 94. Survived by daughter Gina (Irving) Posalsky; sons Larry (Sunny), Isi (Liz); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai  

Nellie Shanks died April 9 at 99. Survived by daughter Louise Russell; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Mary Sherman died April 7 at 97. Survived by daughter Sharon (Stuart) Cogan; daughter-in-law Sandy Schwartz. Mount Sinai

Cecile Silver died April 5 at 92. Survived by daughters Kate (Peter) Rabinov, Nancy, Elizabeth, Sara White; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Michele Gail Steele died March 18 at 70. Survived by husband William; daughter Carly (Adam) Segers; son Cory; stepdaughters, Wendy (Tracy) Cadweil, Tanya (John Gray); 4 grandchildren; mother Rose Zussin. Mount Sinai