Obituaries: Week of June 2, 2017


Shirley Harriet Becker died May 9 at 81. Survived by husband Michael Borofsky; sons Jeffrey (Patricia) Becker, Steven (Haya) Taitel-Becker; 6 grandchildren; brother Henry Golub. Mount Sinai

Habib Kalimi Yousef Benyamin died May 10 at 93. Survived by wife Victoria Aftalion; daughters Linda (Mozzafar) Dardashti, Elena (Raymond) Rahimzadeh, Jacklin (Rafi) Dagan; son Allen (Parastoli); 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Nora Burston died May 4 at age 105. Survived by daughter Elayne; son Bradley; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Sherman Callot died May 4 at age 87. Survived by daughter Anne (Robert) Callot-Davis. Mount Sinai

Betty Cohen died May 15 at 96. Survived by daughters Cori (Jerry) Marcus, Alissa; sons, Bob (Michele), Richard, Ken; 10 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Dena Davis died April 30 at 84. Survived by daughters Hilary (Sandy Ratner), Sharon (David) Brown; son Richard (Diana); 7 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Blanche Gelman died May 12 at 82. Survived by daughter Rhona (Reid) Steinfeld; son Marc (Jackie) Zev; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sally Ann Gumbiner died May 3 at age 89. Survived by daughters Valerie (Aaron) Weiss, Vicki (Herman) Waller, Vivian (Herb Perlmutter); 10 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Beatrice Kern Julien died May 14 at 94. Survived by daughter Gail (Ed) Acuna; sons Russell (Meryl), Mort (Margaret), Ken; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Susanne Kester died May 3 at 93. Survived by husband Paul; son Daniel (Gunilla); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Susan Kimmel died May 7 at 62. Survived by daughters Jamie, Lauren (Noam) Hoffenberg; 3 grandchildren; sister Esther; brother Allen (Kerry). Mount Sinai

Elaine Kinkel died April 29 at 77. Survived by sons Rick (Audrey), Brian (Yukiko); 2 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister Linda Rose; brother Emanuel Rose. Mount Sinai

Rosa Kramer died May 13 at 92. Survived by sons Stanley (Vivian Bader), Larry; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Faith Anne Landsman died May 14 at 82.  Survived by sons David (Edna), Stephen (Jordana), Mark (Jennifer Weisberg); 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Lorraine Levin died May 11 at 84. Survived by sons Michael (Kathleen), Ronald (Sally); 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Jerry Levitz died May 12 at 94. Survived by daughters Annette (Steve) Springer, Randy; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Louis Litzer died May 11 at 87. Survived by wife Marion; sons Barry, Mark; daughter Ileane (Michel) Brones; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Morris Loboda died April 2 at 99. Survived by wife Rebecca; daughter Rosie (Avery) Einhorn; sons Michael (Tina), Howard (Sandy); grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Jamshid Lolachi died May 6 at 69. Survived by wife Yasaman; daughters Nazgol (Ernie Hinman), Nazanin (David Speck); 2 grandchildren; sisters Nasrine Sabi, Mahshid;. Chevra Kadisha

Lee Joyce Miller died May 13 at 89. Survived by husband William; sons Dale S. (Shideh), Scott A. (Doris); 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Paul Postal died April 28 at 88. Survived by wife Elizabeth Mendez; daughter Diane Simmons; sons David, Daniel; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Barbara Reiner died May 7 at 86. Survived by sons Andrew, Harvey, Martin; 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Arlyne Rosenbloom died May 6 at 88. Survived by daughter Candace (Michael Gershman); son Alan (Deborah); 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lee Sahlein died May 3 at 93. Survived by husband Don; daughters Gail (Steven) Friedman, Stacey; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Arlene Shapiro died May 1 at 82. Survived by husband Phillip; daughter Robin (Bill) Crouch; son Eric (Ashli); 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Gladys Silversher died May 8 at 96. Survived by daughter Terry (Bill) Chambers; son Michael; 2 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law Patty. Mount Sinai

Renee Symans died May 11 at 83. Survived by daughters Cindy (Cliff) Hassel, Lori (Barry Shoenbrun), Sandy (Rick) Goor; 5 grandchildren; sister Barbara Luftman. Mount Sinai

Milton Tynan died April 30 at 90. Survived by sons Michael, Mark; daughter Barbara Paz; 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Jack A. Weichman died May 3 at 92. Survived by wife Geraldine; daughter Rochelle (Joe) Share; son Barry (Laurie); 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Wilma Witlin died May 10 at 83. Survived by daughter Andrea (Scott) Yasgoor; son William; 3 grandchildren; sister Harriet (Marty) Snyder. Mount Sinai n

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