Jewish Journal

Obituaries: Week of December 15, 2017

Stuart Barth died Nov. 23 at 79. Survived by wife Amy; daughter Ava Povraznik; son Mark Povraznik. Mount Sinai

Donald Beckerman died Nov. 12 at 80. Survived by wife Cecilia; daughter Mindy (Burt) Guralnik; son Jonathan. Mount Sinai

Sandra Blum died Nov. 22 at 87.  Survived by stepdaughters Virginia, Bonnie Burman. Hillside

Milton M. Cooper died Nov. 23, at 91. Survived by wife Rosita; sons Harold Lester, Richard Lloyd (Leslie); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lee Cooperman died Nov. 18 at 87. Survived by brother Ronald. Hillside

Danny Desmond died Nov. 12 at 97. Survived by nephews Steven (Deborah) Hendlin, Richard (Jane Bening) Hendlin, Timothy Hendlin. Mount Sinai

Mary Drucker died Nov. 23 at 90. Survived by sons Terry, Michael (Deborah), Mark (Dyanne), Richard (Dianna); sister Audrey Meltzer; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Mark Friedman died Nov. 26 at 72. Survived by wife Leslie; daughter Ellie Friedman-Sacks; son Danny (Kristin); sister Janis (Greg) Marcus; 5 grandchildren. Hillside

Harvey Goldberg died Nov. 22 at 84. Survived by wife Joyce; daughters Judith, Karyn Goldberg-Pfeifer; sons Ronald, Martin. Mount Sinai

Rosemary Goodman died Nov. 11 at 68. Survived by daughter Jennifer (Adam) Goodman-Frankel; 2 grandchildren; brother Robert Scott. Hillside

Emily Greenstein died Nov. 23 at 14. Survived by mother Pamela; father Jay; brother Jeremy; grandmother Tamara; grandfather Marvin. Hillside

Michael Fred Hecht died Nov. 15 at 61. Survived by daughter Lillian Wunsch; sisters Susan, Lauren Kaushansky. Mount Sinai

Paula Hines died Nov. 23 at 91. Survived by cousin Corinne Karr. Mount Sinai

Eleanor Hirschorn died Nov. 17 at 86. Survived by daughters Caron Post, Cindy Post; 3 grandchildren; brother Robert Wieder. Mount Sinai

Max Hirt died Nov. 19 at 92. Survived by wife Rhoda; daughter Tina (Yassa). Hillside

Lester Hoffman died Nov. 19 at 96. Survived by 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Barbara Joseph died Nov. 21 at 86. Survived by sons Andrew (Margaret), Robert (Linda). Mount Sinai

Arlene Joan Kane died Nov. 18 at 85. Survived by husband Sidney; sons Harry (Laura), Paul (Suzette), Brad; 3 grandchildren; brothers Martin Zauss, Barry (Kathy) Zauss. Mount Sinai

Philip Koff died Nov. 20 at 95. Survived by daughters Sharon (Fred) Klein, Anne Abramson Teri Goldstein; sons Howard (Marcia), Martin. Mount Sinai

Ronald Markowitz died Nov. 21 at 82. Survived by wife Evlynn; daughters Lisa (Ron) Derderian, Tracy (Greg) Forester, Kim (Cooper) Hanning, Teri Markowitz, Carri Bennett; son Gary (Candy); 8 grandchildren; brothers Larry, Joel. Hillside

Huguette Najdar died Nov. 22 at 90. Survived by daughters Etty (Claude) Arnall, Rachel (Theodore) Fainberg; son Rico (Joann); 5 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sanford Pessell died Nov. 12 at 85. Survived by wife Beverly; daughter Laura; son Steven (Rochelle); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Herman Rassp died Nov. 11 at 88. Survived by wife Beverly; sons Robert (Michelle), Greg (Denise); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lev Raysh died Nov. 12 at 91. Survived by sons Dimitry (Svetlana), Vitaliy (Tatyana); 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Bernard Rothman died Nov. 15 at 91. Survived by wife Beatrice; daughter Karrie (Charles) Mikulus; son Douglas (Rosina); 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; brother Ronald. Mount Sinai

Marla Seff died Nov. 23 at 73. Survived by husband Richard; sons Randall (Tamar), Jon (Amy); 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Judith Shapiro died Nov. 11 at 79. Survived by daughter Susan (Michael) Moss; sons Howard Shapiro, Kenneth Salkow-Shapiro; 4 grandchildren; brother Alan Salkow (Sandy). Mount Sinai

Rhea Jean Shapiro-Vande Sande died Nov. 21 at 83. Survived by husband Jerry Vande Sande; daughter Linda Shapiro; son Greg Davis; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Helene Stelnick died Nov. 25 at 85. Survived by daughter Karen (Kenneth) Greenberg; son Jeffrey (Nancy); 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

David Sugarman died Nov. 11 at 85. Survived by daughter Karen; son Donald; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Allieh Tabibzadeh died Nov. 18 at 96. Survived by daughter Mona; sons Bruce Houman, Kamrooz; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Moshe “Mike” Talmor died Nov. 19 at 87. Survived by daughter Orly; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lila Lee Weisbly died Nov. 14 at 90. Survived by daughter Kathi Starr; son Neal (Natalie); 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai