Obituaries: Week of September 1-7, 2017


Henrietta Alpert died July 22 at 96. Survived by husband Robert; son Mark (Vicki Brown); 1 grandchild. Hillside

Renee Bennett died July 24 at 103. Survived by son Jack (Emily); 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Elsa “Ellie” Bernstein died July 21 at age 78. Survived by husband Stuart; sons David (Diane), Scott; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Irwin Cohen died July 27 at 89. Survived by wife Frances; sons Michael (Shannan), Robert, David; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Fred Colton died July 23 at 92. Survived by wife Jean; daughters Melanie (Steven) Mandel, Linda; son Kevin (Stacey); 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother Marty. Hillside

Arlyne Corfine died July 23 at 95. Survived by sons Ernest, Marc (Judy); 2 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild. Hillside

Lila D’Amato died July 24 at 86. Survived by daughters Ruth (Barry) Rice, Phyllis (Loren) Chase, Sandra Fowler; son Mike (Vicki); 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Henry Frydrych died July 26 at 98. Survived by sons Jack (Susan), Michael (Susan); 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ina Gale died July 25 at 100. Survived by cousin Bill (Marlene) Freedman. Mount Sinai 

David Gantz died July 23 at 63. Survived by wife Laurie; daughter Deborah (Alvin) Lobo; son Kenneth (Rachel); 3 grandchildren; mother Beverly Carr; stepfather Robert Carr; sister Nora (Elijah) Levy; brother Paul. Hillside

Bernard Hanes died July 23 at 93. Survived by wife Sally; daughter Rose (Warren) Reid; sons Daniel (Kate), Andrew (Paul Butterworth), Kenneth; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Sylvia Harmatz died July 14 at 93. Survived by sons Richard Gerson, Harvey (Dana); 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brother William Geltman. Malinow and Silverman

Doris Israel died July 8 at 86. Survived by daughter Sandra; sister Marilyn (Franklin) Kaye; brother-in-law Mervyn (Lucie). Malinow and Silverman

Renee Kandel died June 29 at 87. Survived by daughter Shelley (Adam) Reese; sons Alan (Jackie), Gary, Paul (Nancy); 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Adele Kishter. Malinow and Silverman

 Gertrude Ruth Kranitz died July 6 at 99. Survived by daughters Shelley (Bill Fariello), Susan (Gary) Wolf; son Jerry (Bobbi); 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Walter Losk died July 25 at 101. Survived by wife Annie; brother-in-law Norman Wallack. Hillside

 Sylvia McFarlane died July 6 at 103. Survived by niece Barrie Grobstein. Malinow and Silverman

Stanley D. Meisels died July 15 at 85. Survived by daughter Julie; son David; 2 grandchildren.Malinow and Silverman 

Stanley Michelson died July 23 at 64. Survived by mother Alice; sisters Betty Lou (David) Ward, Karen (Charlie) Johnson, Barbara (Alan) Lemons; brothers Roger (Kathy), Richard (Irene), Ronald (Aurelia), Robert (Charlotte). Hillside

Konstantin Morgulis died July 26 at 59. Survived by wife Olga Morgulis; daughter Lana (Avi) Slavin; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Jeri S. Nesbitt died July 12 at 93. Survived by sons Craig (Sandra Scheetz) Starr, Brian Starr, Jeffrey (Rai) Starr; 3 grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Renee Petlak died July 25 at 82. Survived by sons Alan (Lisa), Stuart (Naomi), William; 8 grandchildren. Hillside

Ellen Jo Rose died June 21 at 62. Survived by mother Annabelle; father Howard; sisters Linda (John) Urban, Pamela. Malinow and Silverman 

Betty Sally Schwartz died July 28 at 86. Survived by daughter Cheryl Ricki Richard; stepdaughter Wendy (Drew Libby); son Larry (Laurie) Richard; stepson Ronald (Judy); 2 grandchildren; sister Shirlee Katzman; brother Marvin (Claire) Tamaroff. Mount Sinai

Bert W. Schweitz died July 21 at 81. Survived by wife Sarah Barouh; daughter Linda (David) DeCastro; son David; 3 grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman 

Jane Sencer died July 22 at 84. Survived by son Robert (Janice); 2 grandchildren. Groman Eden

Peter Melvin Shugarman died July 23 at 89. Survived by nephew David Wagner; 2 great-nieces; 1 great-nephew. Mount Sinai

Honey Shusett died July 23 at 89. Survived by daughter Leslie Jehnings; sons Randy (Phyllis), Steven; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Yonat Swartzon died June 30 at 71. Survived by husband Jackob; daughter Shimrit (Michael) Vavak; sons Yossi, Saar (Kristie); 5 grandchildren; sister Malka (Karl) Singer. Malinow and Silverman

Howard Visnick died July 31 at 74. Survived by sons Adam Jay, Jacob Heath (Rachel); 5 grandchildren. Stanetsky Memorial Chapels, Mass.

Florence Warren died July 25 at 87. Survived by daughter Toni Klain; 2 grandchildren; sister Marlene Fogelman; brother Arnold (Sheryl) Fogelman. Mount Sinai

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