Obituaries: Week of Sept. 8, 2017


Joseph Aleksander died Aug. 6 at 94. Survived by sons Michael (Liz Phaneuf), Alan (Sheri); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Betty Lou Cohen died July 27 at 90. Survived by sons Howard (Toby), Richard (Marla), Steven; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Edith Cohen died Aug. 6 at 93. Survived by daughter Deborah (Ralph) Mitenmacher; son Jonathan; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Harriet Colton died Aug. 4 at 91. Survived by daughters Melanie Mandel, Linda; son Kevin (Stacy); 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister Millie Zepkin; brothers Joe Zepkin, Marvin Zepkin. Hillside

Helen Desser died July 30 at 95. Survived by daughters Karen (Morris), Nancy (Morris Swartz); son Loren (Sandy); 5 grandchildren. Hillside

Helen Ekelman died Aug. 5 at 90. Survived by daughter Iris (Ron) Schwartz; son Ernie; 2 grandchildren; sister Lenore (Ernie) Jacobson. Mount Sinai

Henry Ellend Died Aug. 6 at 70. Survived by wife Shelly; son David (Teena Bernardo); brother-in-law Kenneth (Kathleen) Birnbaum. Mount Sinai

Lorraine L. Feldman died July 29 at 82. Survived by husband Edward; daughter Shari (David Goodman); sons Mark, Richard; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Helen Freeman died July 30 at 92. Survived by daughters Rene (Daniel) Grifka, Cece (Bill) Feiler, Lillian; son Louis; 8 grandchildren; brother Jack Boren. Mount Sinai

Leon Frieden died Aug. 4 at 99. Survived by stepdaughter Pam Sanders; 2 step-grandchildren; sister Marion. Mount Sinai

Mildred Gaiber died July 29 at 86. Survived by daughter Randy (Martin) Hopp; son Lawrence; 4 grandchildren; sister Shirley Bornstein; brothers Marshall Dickler, Philip Dickler, Neal Dickler. Mount Sinai

Franci Goldberg died Aug. 2 at 70. Survived by son Michael (Tara); 1 grandchild. Hillside

Helen Goldberg died Aug. 2 at 96. Survived by her sisters Evelyn Lifset, Marice Katz; sister-in-law Doris Katz. Mount Sinai

Shoshana Goldstein died Aug. 5 at 74. Survived by son Alan (Kahty) Tores; daughter Nadah (Taylor) Tores; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Eleanor Gross died Aug. 4 at 90. Survived by son Harold. Mount Sinai

Vilena Iouchkevich died Aug. 3 at 93. Survived by son Alex (Lana) Kravets; 2 grandchildren; 2 two great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

William Kaplan died Aug. 10 at 98. Survived by wife Bella; sons Les (Miriam), Stan, Ronald (Lisa); 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Marcia Kislinger died July 28 at 63. Survived by brothers Mark (Raquel), Edward. Mount Sinai

Eleanor Lubarsky died Aug. 6 at 98. Survived by daughter Nancy (Edward) Last; son Sanford. Hillside

Irene Maize died Aug. 5 at 90. Survived by sons Richard (Rochelle), Howard; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lori Marx-Rubiner died Aug. 2 at 51. Survived by husband John Rubiner; son Zach Rubiner; mother Sandy Marx; father Michael Marx; brother Aaron (Stacy) Marx; sister Cori Marx. Mount Sinai

Madeleine Moss died Aug. 2 at 100. Survived by daughter Joanna (Robert); son Robert; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Norma Neiman died Aug. 2 at 88. Survived by daughters Susan (Bob) Howell, Jan, Gail (Mario) Rosenblum; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister Rose Garai. Mount Sinai

Evelyn Piller died Aug. 3 at 92. Survived by son Dean (Debbie); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Cecilia Pilosof died Aug. 8 at 92. Survived by daughter Olivia (Joel) Silbar; sons Leon (Sheri), Maurice; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Ruth Pussell died July 30 at 97. Survived by son Ronald (Jean Louise); 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Donald Raskin died Aug. 8 at 82. Survived by wife Suzanne; daughters Carrie (John) Richardson, Tammy (Barry) Marone; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters Marsha Furie, Joyce. Mount Sinai

Bernice Doreen Rogin-Tully died at 82. Survived by daughter Cindy Rogin; 1 grandchild. Groman Eden

Diana Rosin died Aug. 3 at 96. Survived by sons Mark (Renee), Charles (Goldy Walker). Mount Sinai

Esther Rubinstein died July 30 at 65. Survived by mother Dora; sisters Ora (Jeff) Nadrich, Nesa. Mount Sinai

Evelyn Sackett died Aug. 5 at 94. Survived by daughter Lauren; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Blanche Sternfeld died Aug. 2 at 95. Survived by sons Nathan, Steven, Daniel (Catherine); daughters Susan (George) Sugarman, Karen; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Edward Strongin died Aug. 6 at 95. Survived by son Perry (Brigit); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Janet Ellen Symon died July 31 at 74. Survived by husband Jerry; daughter Jennifer (Brian) Grossman; son Jeff (Annette); 4 grandchildren. Groman Eden

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