Jewish Journal

Obituaries: Week of June 1, 2018

Merrill Barr died April 22 at 87. Survived by wife Sharon; daughter Lesley (Gary Loader); son Glenn; stepdaughters Cindy Kamm, Linda (Bart) Pachinos; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sarah Bercovitz died April 29 at 99. Survived by daughters Barbara (Charlie) Goodman, Donna (Bill) Farber, Arlene Erickson; sons Raymond (Clara), Freddie (David); 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother Saul (Carole) Sanders. Hillside

Burton Irving Berke died April 27 at 92. Survived by wife Ruth; daughters Marcia (Harvey) Goldberg, Beverly Arkill; sons David (Teresa), Jeffrey Litt; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lois Berkowitz died April 11 at 89. Survived by daughters Carole (John) Mumford, Sharron (Michael) Bradley; 2 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters Janet Shriber, Irene Kellert-Lavin. Mount Sinai

Fran Karen Berman died April 23 at 66. Survived by sister Carole (James) Wenger; brother Rob (Fabienne). Mount Sinai

Gene G. Carp died April 23 at 96. Survived by wife Doris; daughter Merry Mulein; son Jeff; 3 grandchildren; sister Joy Levine. Mount Sinai

Albert L. Epstein died April 25 at 78. Survived by wife Donna; daughter Carolyn; son Ron (Elena); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Virginia Fell died April 23rd at 89. Survived by daughter Bonnie (Craig) Irwin; sons Richard (Janet), Robert (Debbie); 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Jani Fellows died April 29 at 89. Survived by husband Hartley; daughter DeDe (Peter) Dryer; son David (Cheryl); 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Belle Garrick died April 21 at 96. Survived by sons Leslie (Rita Anne), Robert; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Roberta Gershick died April 26 at 87. Survived by sons Steve, Mark; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sylvia Goldstein died April 21 at 84. Survived by daughter Jill Herzig; son Lee (Robynn); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Benjamin Ziggy Hops died April 24 at 91. Survived by wife Sharon; son Jerry; stepdaughters Jill Hurwitz, Andrea (Anne) Alexander; stepson Alan (Irina) Mankovitz; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Delores Katz died April 29 at 87. Survived by daughters Harlene (Jeffrey) Rosenblum, Gloria Spriggs; son Leonard (Linda); 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Alvin R. Lehman died April 24 at 90. Survived by wife Suzanne; daughters Stacy, Debbie Grossman; sons Jeffrey, Adam Judis, Darin Judis; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Irving Kanes died April 30 at 87. Survived by sister Florence Naturman. Hillside

Robert Kaufman died April 25 at 66. Survived by wife Linda; daughters Ariela (Baruch) HaLevi, Jenny (Craig Lederman) Kelch; son Alan Welles; 5 grandchildren; brother Hal Kaufman. Hillside

Harold Krisman died April 28 at 99. Survived by daughter Esther Krisman Warschaw; son Phillip; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Marilyn Ortner died April 29 at 69. Survived by sons Andrew (Gennifer), Scott (Lucia); 3 grandchildren; brother Jeff Asch. Hillside

Leon Rochlin died May 2 at 97. Survived by wife Eugenia; 3 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; brother Irvin. Mount Sinai

Lillian Solomon died March 25 at 93. Survived by husband Al; daughter Rita (Sheldon) Silverstein; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

Chaja Staniecki died April 26 at 92. Survived by daughter Billa (Mordechai) Staniecki Shoham; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Deborah Miriam Stawisky died May 1 at 69. Survived by sister-in-law Robin. Mount Sinai

Jay Steren died April 28 at 78. Survived by wife Naree; daughter Stephanie (T. Dale Sweatt); sons Louis, Michael (Chia “Debbi” Wang); 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

William Sokol died April 25 at 88. Survived by wife Florence; daughter Linda (Howard) Rosen; sons Glenn, Gary (Gayle); 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Eunice Swedock Swartz died April 18 at 86. Survived by 2 grandchildren; sisters Valerie (Joe) Hasson, Sheila (David) Varshawsky. Mount Sinai

Don Trevor died May 3 at 97. Survived by wife Inge; daughter Deborah Teltscher; son-in-law William Coleman; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Maurice Leopold White died April 28 at 89. Survived by wife Mae; daughter Marlisse (Gary) Backrach; son Micah (Helene); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Mae Mazo Wigutow died April 28 at 89. Survived by daughters Jacquelynn Roth, Suzanne (Howard) Berger; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Henry Wise died May 3 at 99. Survived by sons Jerry (Jill), Arne; 4 grandchildren. Hillside n