Jewish Journal

Obituaries: Week of December 22, 2017

Jennifer Ann Berger died Nov. 21 at 39. Survived by father Sheldon; sister Liza (Gal) Krengel; aunt Gail (Howard) Spier. Mount Sinai

Masse Bloomfield died Dec. 1 at 94. Survived by wife Fay; daughters Beth, Dina (Scott) Day; 4 grandchildren. Groman Eden

David Brand died Dec. 2 at 67. Survived by wife Joy; daughter Rebecca (Brian) Gross; son Jonathan (Jessica); 5 grandchildren; mother Rachel. Hillside

Rita Brantveyn died Nov. 25 at 70. Survived by husband Aleksandr; daughter Yuliya; sons Anatoly (Irina), Michael; 3 grandchildren; brother Vladimir Shapievsky. Mount Sinai

Michael Cobin died Nov. 27 at 78. Survived by wife Rosemarie “Ro”; daughters Elisa (Clifford) Coburn, Michele (Larry) Friedlander; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Norman Cohn died Dec. 3 at 71. Survived by wife Linda; daughters Sarah, Alexandra. Mount Sinai

Maynard Eisinger died Nov. 29 at 96. Survived by wife Gladys; daughters Karen (Howard) Schnee, Shelley (Jerry Word) Eisinger Stark; 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sydney Gordon died Nov. 27 at 86. Survived by aunt Faye; uncle Nathan; cousins Elaine Roman, Josh Roman. Mount Sinai

Yakov Gosis died Dec. 1 at 94. Survived by wife Bella; daughter Ludmilla (Aleksander) Treger; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ida Gurvin died Nov. 24 at 97. Survived by daughter Robin Kneisel; son Ralph; sister Edna Tamerine. Mount Sinai

Helen Keleman died Dec. 5 at 98. Survived by daughter Dorene “Dodie” (Steven) Shapiro; son Steven (Laurie); 7 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Shirley Keller died Nov. 26 at 95. Survived by daughter Elizabeth (John) Keller-Jensen; son John (Rebekah); 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Marcia Kovalsky died Nov. 24 at 82. Survived by husband Alvin; sons Robert (Sharon Weintraub), Bruce (JoLynn), Marty (Myriam Van Zee Broeck); 5 grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Edward E. Landis died Nov. 27 at 91. Survived by wife Edith; daughters Sharon (David) Hjerpe, Nancy Vincent; sons Mark (Teresa), Robert (Vicky), Gregg; 4 grandchildren; brother Richard (Eileen). Mount Sinai

Shirley Ann Lee died Dec. 4 at 87. Survived by daughter Karen Diane; son Lawrence Scott; sister Claire Kunin; sister-in-law Yoyo Segal. Mount Sinai

James Lichtman died Nov. 25 at 52. Survived by wife Jennifer; daughter Miranda; son Spencer; mother Frances; father David; sister Elsa; brother-in-law Joshua (Linda) Teplitzky. Mount Sinai

Inez D. Lipkin died Dec. 1 at 89. Survived by daughters Marilyn Joyce Newman, Marla (Eric Heinol); son Michael (Ileene); 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Joan Shulman. Mount Sinai

Andrew Mervyn Mandelbaum died Nov. 29 at 75. Survived by wife Jeannette; daughters Jacqueline (Peter) Weidman, Danielle (Drew) Mandelbaum-Anderman; 5 grandchildren; sister Beryl Schragger. Mount Sinai

Barbara McDermott died Nov. 28 at 84. Survived by daughters Jodi Friedman, Kim Stefanowicz; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Jill Bloch; brother Peter Bergman. Hillside

Esther Meisler died Dec. 1 at 89. Survived by daughter Linda (Robert) Yallen; son Martin (Georgia); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lillian Olander died Dec. 1 at 96. Survived by stepdaughter Joan (Joel) Cohen; stepson Gary Olander. Hillside

Benjamin Levy Pick died Nov. 27 at 86. Survived by wife Claudette; daughters Jessica Dabney, Sabrina; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Clifford Sawyer died Dec. 5 at 88. Survived by daughters Leslie Leb, Shayne (Keith Abrahmson) Sawyer Abrahmson, Gwen Cobine; son Russell; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister Vera (Sander) Bellman. Mount Sinai

Harry Schachtel died Nov. 27 at 81. Survived by wife Linda; sons Jack (Jill), Glenn; 5 grandchildren; brother Simon (Susan). Mount Sinai

Jeffrey David Schlesinger died Nov. 28 at 66. Survived by wife Julie; daughter Emma; son Ben; brother Bob; brothers-in-law Peter (Eva) Berger, Steve (Jan) Berger. Mount Sinai

Marilyn Ada Smith died Dec. 5 at 90. Survived by daughter Jo-Carole (Robert) Oberstein; son Robert Alan (Marcy); 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grand-
children; brother Barry (Marlene) Greene. Mount Sinai

Ruth Buchman Tulino died Nov. 24 at 78. Survived by husband Louis; son Ralphael (Anna); 2 grandchildren; sisters Bonnie (Larry) Wright, Judy (Doug) Johnson; father-in-law Pablo Suazez. Mount Sinai

Samuel Witz died Dec. 4 at 97. Survived by daughters Sharon (Paul) Crane, Linda (Dan) Elliot, Diane Saanma, Julia (John) Baucke; 9 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Hershel Wolfson died Nov. 25 at 92. Survived by son David. Hillside