Obituaries, 8/11 issue


Wilbert Louis Berg died July 14 at 87. Survived by son Neal (Rosalind); daughter Marci (Ken) Chmielewski; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Sharon Berrick died July 10 at 72. Survived by husband Arthur; daughters Dawn Cohen, Ava Klein; 1 grandchild; brother-in-law Bob. Mount Sinai

Sheldon Cohen died July 12 at 91. Survived by wife Marion; daughters Andrea (Nathan Walpow), Diane (Francis) Nataf; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Sylvia Faversham died July 15 at 88. Survived by husband Harry; daughter Lisa; son Jerome; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Vivian Felsot died May 26 at 96. Survived by daughters Debra (Andy) Krasnoff, Nancy (Gerald) Love-Weeks; son Ron (Bobbi); 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

Freda Goodman died July 6 at 96. Survived by daughter Lauri; son Pat O’Doul; 1 grandchild; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Judith Gross died July 6 at 84. Survived by daughter Melanie (Peter) Rhalter; son Hank; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Benzion Gutman died July 6 at 95. Survived by son Henry; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Stuart Jaffe died July 16 at 79. Survived by wife Shirley Stamen; daughters Kari, Justine (John) Stamen Arrillaga; son Mark; 7 grandchildren. Hillside

Norman Kahn died July 12 at 97. Survived by brother Irving. Hillside

Esther Keller died July 10 at 85. Survived by son David (Doris); 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Deborah Kujavski died July 16 at 59. Survived by brother Lawrence. Hillside

Hugo Landau died July 7 at 94. Survived by wife Ada; daughter Lori (Carol Hinchey); son Fred; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Barbara Luftman died July 8 at 81. Survived by daughter Debra (Harlan Gibbs); son Steven; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Harold Margolis died July 8 at 91. Survived by wife Beatrice; daughters Elise (Richard) Aries, Lori (Scott) Forman; stepdaughters Karen (Dan) Grandon, Linda (Louis) Wolff; stepson Harold Maltz; 14 grandchildren. Hillside

Joseph A. Platow died July 9 at 87. Survived by wife Clara; daughter Karen (Dave Juergens) Platow-Juergens; son Michael (Diana Grace); 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Roslyn Platt died July 8 at 94. Survived by daughters Karen (Steve Lee) Platt-Lee, Evlyn (Robert) Carlin; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai  

Gene Rodgers died July 11 at 85. Survived by son David (Julie); daughters Robyn (Brian) Sitner Rodgers, Leonore (Chuck) Ricker; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Mark Adam Ross died July 12 at 64. Survived by cousins Richard (Barbara) Bergman, Daniel Bergman. Mount Sinai                                 

Milton Russikoff died July 12 at 89. Survived by wife Suzanne; daughter Gail (David) Friedman; sons Joe (Don Silverstein), Todd (Rochelle); 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sisters Sheila Gimbel, Bernice (James) Nicholson. Mount Sinai                                 

Larry Schwartz died July 9 at 81. Survived by wife Sandra; daughters Wendy Simon, Francine (Eran) Naor; sons Bryan (Elizabeth), William; 7 grandchildren. Mount Sinai                                

Marilyn Sobel died July 19 at 93. Survived by daughter Stacey; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Edward Sorochinsky died July 9 at 81. Survived by wife Marie; son Morris; daughter Alla; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

James Spitz died July 10 at 76. Survived by daughter Susan (Steven) Cotliar; sons Jason (Cindy), David (Kari); 8 grandchildren; brother Stewart. Mount Sinai

Nana Tavdi died July 5 at 75. Survived by son Nathan Kizhner; sister Ruth Kotik; brother Lev (Margaret) Gilboa. Chevra Kadisha

Jerry J. Trager died July 10 at the age of 90. Survived by son Craig; daughter Jody (Bruce) Trager Botansky; 2 grandchildren; sister Evelyn Ross. Mount Sinai

Lori Tritel died July 8 at 61. Survived by son Lukas O’Connor; mother Irene; sister Parise DeJean; brother Michael. Hillside

Antonin Vesely died July 13 at 97. Survived by wife Jeanette; sons Daniel, Michael; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ruben Watnik died July 5 at 66. Survived by daughter Amber (William) Poirier; son Lucas; brother Harry (Susan). Hillside

David Wilstein died July 9 at 89. Survived by wife Susan; daughter Denise (Steven) Margolin. Hillside

Betty Wuliger died July 20 at 95. Survived by daughter Betsy; son Frank (Cynthia). Hillside

William Zeise Jr. died July 9 at 68. Survived by daughter Severa (Jeremy) Oberstein; son Adam (Angela); 3 grandchildren; siblings Patrica, Jacky, Rob. Mount Sinai

Irving Zwicker died July 8 at 91. Survived by wife Selma; daughter Marian Rubinstein; son Joe (Terri); 7 grandchildren; sister-in-law Anne Griffin. Mount Sinai