Obituaries: Week of January 19, 2018


Joan Baranov died Dec. 23 at 79. Survived by husband Malcolm; son
Michael Rose; daughters Tina (John) Albert, Lauren (Anton) Schiff; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Janice Baum died Dec. 25 at 89. Survived by husband Richard; daughters Halli Heston, Lisbeth Heston; son Rick; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Michael Borio died Dec. 20 at 62. Survived by wife Allison; daughters Elissa (Andrew) Smith, Vanessa, Kelsey (Elan) Shelton; 2 grandchildren; sister Susan Linnerdoth; brother Ronald. Mount Sinai

Georgiana Diamond died Dec. 22 at 94. Survived by daughters Ellen Brown, Lori (Al) Singer; son Jim (Lucy); 10 grandchildren. Hillside

Joe Eisenmass died Dec. 22 at 81. Survived by cousins Elliott (Stella) Mason, Garrett Mason, Joshua (Lauren) Mason, Valerie (Dan) Gale, Hannah Gale, Jake Gale, Corey (Eran) Zerah, Michael Barshop, Kenneth Barshop. Mount Sinai

Claire Empol died Dec. 23 at 92. Survived by daughter Denise (Simon) Daniel; son Bruce (Terri); 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brother Alvin (Rachel) Goldman. Mount Sinai

Lucia Feit died Dec. 23 at 92. Survived by husband Israel; sons Harold (Brenda), Aaron (Toby), Murray (Margalit), Jonathon (Mabel); 7 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lillian Gelfand died Dec. 26 at 88. Survived by daughters Joan (Will) Matlack, Donna Finkle; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

John Gottlieb died Dec. 25 at 80. Survived by wife Joann; sons Jonathan, Alex (Mira); brother Daniel (Susan). Hillside

Judith Hartshorne Harte died Dec. 10 at 77.  Survived by daughter Robin Hartshorne; daughter-in-law Sharon Harte; 1 grandchild; sisters Sally Swichtiss, Patty Gilbert, Marilyn Gilbert; brother Yacov Ginsberg. Mount Sinai

Linda Hirsch died Dec. 21 at 56. Survived by husband Steve; daughter Kim; son Ben; mother Donna Lefkovits; brothers Rick (Robin), Bill (Kathy). Mount Sinai

Jacob Kaplan died Dec. 24 at 21. Survived by mother Robyn; father Michael; sister Shelby; grandmothers Arlene (Michael) Lauer, Eunice. Mount Sinai

Irvin Kauffman died Dec. 27 at 98. Survived by wife Florence; sons Gary (Sandy), Scott (Juli); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Carol Levine died Dec. 24 at 69. Survived by husband Murray; daughter Lori (Harold) Solomon; son Michael (Ilene Claidius); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Linda A. Lieberman died Dec. 25 at 73. Survived by daughter Julie Ann (Perry) Lang; stepdaughters Helayne, Geralyn Lucas, Heidi Richmond; son Michael Harris; 8 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild; sister Janet Olander Dean. Mount Sinai

Phyllis Malin died Dec. 23 at 81. Survived by son Gary (Rhonna); daughter Debbie (Jack) Gerber; 7 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Richard Marias died Aug. 23 at 59. Survived by his wife Teri; daughter Rachel; son David; mother Seidel; brother Joel. Groman Eden

Ruth Morraine died Dec. 23 at 107. Survived by daughter Shirley Wiemokly; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Ruth Nussbaum died Dec. 27 at 97. Survived by son Howard (Debbie); 1 grandchild. Hillside

Richard Orkin died Dec. 24 at 84. Survived by wife Dianne Lantz; daughters Lisa, Lynne Orkin Fisher; sons Michael, Haris; brother Sandy. Mount Sinai

Helen Prince died Dec. 24 at 93. Survived by sons Steve (Karen) Twersky, Lee (Gale) Twersky; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Philip Pumerantz died Dec. 26 at 85. Survived by wife Harriet; daughter Beth; sons Andrew (Dana), Richard (Brigitta); 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Harriet Frances Rechtman died Dec. 24 at 83. Survived by sons Robert, James; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Eliane Reiss died Dec. 23 at 72. Survived by husband Serge; daughters Claudine (Joel) Horowitz, Monique (Kiffen) Taylor; 6 grandchildren; brother Jack (Lilyan) Schnur. Mount Sinai

Alfred Rubel died Dec. 24 at 92. Survived by daughter Debra (Norm) Rosenberg; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Martin Singer died Dec. 27 at 90. Survived by daughter Cathy (Larry) Pitts; sons Richard, Andrew (Toniann); 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister Barbara Rait. Mount Sinai

Leona Margaret Stein-Ford died Dec. 26 at 69. Survived by husband Anthony Leonard; brother Maurice Stein. Mount Sinai

Susi Topf died Jan. 1 at 93. Survived by daughters Sonja Burian, Leslie; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Zoltan Veres died Dec. 22 at 82. Survived by daughters Doris (Daniel) Gaither, Judy (Rod) Sutherland; 4 grandchildren; brothers Laszlo, George, John. Mount Sinai 

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