Obituaries: Week of June 9, 2017


Albert Alweil died April 27 at 96. Survived by nephew Richard (Dee) Carduner. Hillside

Elliot Axelband died May 14 at 79. Survived by wife Barbara; daughters Debra (Bob) Smotherman, Erica (David) Small; son Allen; 5 grandchildren. Hillside

Donald Berkus died May 5 at 94. Survived by daughter Cindy (Philip); son Dean (Karen); 6 grandchildren. Hillside

Leonard Borden died April 25 at 95. Survived by daughters Jacky Holler, Cory Schwab; sons Ken (Patty), Ed (Debbie); 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Lloyd Cotsen died May 8 at 88. Survived by wife Margit; daughters Corinna (Lee), Tobey (Jonathan) Victor; son Eric (April); 8 grandchildren. Hillside

Marie Dubrow died May 11 at 88. Survived by daughter Judy (Brian) Horton; son Michael (Shauna). Hillside

Lynn Fish died May 9 at 75. Survived by husband Mark; daughter Rebecca; brother Ron (Kay) Springwater; sister-in-law Molly Citrin (Marvin Bergman). Hillside

Lawrence Gantman died May 17 at 87. Survived by wife Marilyn; daughters Lisa Dungan, Lauren (Marck) Shipley; son Lance; 5 grandchildren; sister Betty Cooperman; brother Joe. Mount Sinai 

Nina Gordon died May 18 at 77. Survived by husband Max; son Ilya “Ian” (Nelli); 1 grandchild; sisters Eugenia Vasilevsky, Dora Dolgitser, Mara Kogan; brother David Byallo. Mount Sinai

Mildred Greenberg died May 10 at 98. Survived by son Jay; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Brad Grey died May 14 at 59. Survived by wife Cassandra; daughter Emily; sons Samuel, Max, Jules; mother Barbara Schumsky; sister Robin; brother Michael. Hillside

Milton Grushkin died May 18 at 91. Survived by brother Lee. Hillside

Sarah Jacobs died May 3 at 92. Survived by daughters Betty (Howard) Mendelson, Helen (Norman) Lepor; son Lou (Karre); 7 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren. Hillside

Martin King died May 17 at 77. Survived by wife Ellen; daughters Janna King-Kalichman, Stephanie Estes; son Danny; stepdaughters Rachel More, Taylor Waldman; 8 grandchildren. Hillside

Phyllis Klein died May 8 at 87. Survived by daughter Denise Peak; son Martin Mervel; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Elise Kroll died May 9 at 61. Survived by husband Francois Drouault; sons Alexander (Malka Fenyvesi), Ariel Drouault; 1 grandchild; sister Judith; brothers Gerald, Elliot. Hillside

Enid Lelchook died May 14 at 76. Survived by husband Frank; daughter Sandra (Demitri) Dilaubi; sons Mark, Eric; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Louis Manick died May 4 at 89. Survived by wife Leah; sons Jeffrey (Tracie), Steven; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Sheldon J. McKnight died May 19 at age 84. Survived by wife Judith “Judy”; daughters Deborah (Andy) Samuels, Dena Gabry; sons Jeff (Nedi), David (Lisa); 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Richard Polep died May 12 at 78. Survived by wife Susan; brother Charles. Hillside

Sydelle Poryes died April 25 at 90. Survived by son Michael (Diane); 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Alan Ravins died May 17 at 85. Survived by daughter Julie Byers; son David; 1 grandchild. Hillside

Louise Robbins died April 25 at 67. Survived by sons Scott (Shannon), Andrew (Kate); 4 grandchildren; sister Judy Wollman. Hillside

Derek Rosenberg died May 17 at 49. Survived by mother Cheryl; father Roger; brother Aaron (Lisa). Hillside

Eugene Ross died May 3 at 87. Survived by wife Shirley; daughters Beverly (Jaques) Moutet, Linda (Jerry) Patton; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Irving Schwartz died May 19 at 94. Survived by wife Thelma; daughters Nancy Ginter, Marjorie Baron; son Howard; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Stanley Schwartz died April 25 at 87. Survived by Pamela Schwartz Lewis (Scot), Jeffery (Alice Ann). Eden Memorial

Samuel Silber died May 16 at 85. Survived by daughters Lisa (Victor) Kohn, Julia Mendelow; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Boris Stern died May 2 at 72. Survived by wife Atale; son Paul; sister Sylvia; brother Michael; 2 grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Helma Translateur died May 11 at 93. Survived by son Max (Vivian); 2 grandchildren; sister Lotte (Steve). Hillside

Philip Wexler died April 30 at 78. Survived by wife Ona. Hillside

Sylvia Winderbaum died April 25 at 100. Survived by sons Howard, Baruch; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Claudio Wolff died May 14 at 58. Survived by wife Sarah; daughters Michelle, Allison, Camilla; father Gerardo; brothers Alex, Rick (Susan). Hillside

Celia Zuckerman died May 11 at 96. Survived by daughters Bobbie (Ira) Lesser, Deborah; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

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