September 24, 2018

Obituaries: Week of April 13, 2018

Howard Adelstein died Feb. 28 at 84. Survived by wife Adriene; daughter Alyse; son Kenneth. Hillside

Louis Bell died Feb. 23 at 88. Survived by wife Sondra; daughters Lisa (Tom) Bell Willard, Susan (Scott) Bell Warner, Jula (Adam) Bell Liebei; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lillian Bloch died March 8 at 95. Survived by daughters Rhonda (Doug) Kinn, Laura (Richard) Rappaport, Judith. Hillside

Loretta Dix Blumin died March 2 at 81. Survived by husband Moe; daughter Debbie (Gene) Bennett; son Lloyd (Mary) Dix; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Diane Ruth Meyerowitz Buner died March 1 at 68. Survived by husband Barry; son Matthew (Emily Buner-Fox); daughter Elizabeth; sister Fran Layton; brothers Allan, Brad (Sandy). Mount Sinai 

Aviad Cohen died Oct. 17 at 42. Survived by mother Sarah; father Shlomo; brother Eitan. Mount Sinai

Gabriel “Gabe” Fine died March 5 at 85; survived by wife Shirley; daughter Stephanie; sons David (Allison), Stephan (Alicia), 5 grandchildren. Groman Eden

Blanche Fischler died March 3 at 94. Survived daughters Michelle (Brian) Tabachnick, Rosalind Fischler; 2 grandchildren; stepbrother Isadore Rosen. Mount Sinai

Murray Gechtman died Feb. 28 at 88. Survived by wife Lucille; daughter Risa Okin; sons Joe, Dan (Jodi); 5 grandchildren. Hillside

Leo Geffner died Feb. 28 at 89. Survived by daughter Meryl (Mark Perry); sons David (Devon), Michael (Lily); 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Milton Gruber died March 9 at 90. Survived by wife Carolyn “Gini”; sons Jon (Holly), Dan (Karen), Victor, Michael; 8 grandchildren. Hillside

Harriet W. Gusman died Feb. 28 at 83. Survived by husband Robert; daughters Jennifer (Steve) Norin, Julie; son-in-law Rich Miller; 5 grandchildren; sister Phylis (Joel) Rudich. Mount Sinai 

Bernard Koire died March 3 at 89. Survived by daughters Alison (Richard) Brustein, Hillary (Robert “Cameron”) Lester; 4 grandchildren; brother Michael (Sylvia). Mount Sinai

Shirley Kory died Feb. 27 at 93. Survived by daughter Karen (Robert Curet); son Michael; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Mary Leventhal died March 6 at 62. Survived by brother Michael (Sharon). Hillside

Elinor Livingston died March 2 at 86. Survived by husband Martin; daughter Joy (Sandra Adams); son Ralph (Sherry). Mount Sinai 

Lenore P. Machanic died March 2 at 95. Survived by daughters Jeri Lynn, Deborah (Pascal) Machanic-Nelson; son Mark (Lynda); 4 step-grandchildren; 6 great-step-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Bertram Massing died March 6 at 84. Survived by wife Phyllis; daughter Lisa (Brian) Massing-Aronson; sons Gregory, Robert; 2 grandchildren; brother-in-law Wayne (Holly) Liebman; sister-in-law Lois. Hillside

Martin Mayerfeld died Jan. 30 at 84. Survived by wife Elayne; daughter Shani (Israel) Hartman; son Yair (Adeena); 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brother Henry (Bobbee) Mayerfeld; sister Nechama (Joseph) Katz. Chevra Kadisha

Barbara J. Mermelstein died Jan. 3 at 85. Survived by husband Ignac; sons David, Evan (Michal); 9 grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Ruth Meyrowitz died March 4 at 100. Survived by daughter Linda (Martin) Blank; 2 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Irving S. Morris died Feb. 27 at age 99. Survived by daughters Barbara Gunther, Susan (Barnett) Parks; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Carol Owens died March 6 at 75. Survived by husband Michael; sons Craig (Aracely), Keith (Djamilla); 4 grand-children. Hillside

Lita Reid died March 4 at 87. Survived by daughters Deborah (Terry) Adair, Maralou (Patrick) Higgins; sons Charles (Darleen), Richard; 11 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother Chuck Chatlynne. Hillside

Bruce Ritter died March 4 at 66. Survived by brother Bill (Kathleen Friery). Hillside

Carolyn Jean Roman died March 2 at 84. Survived by sons Paul Klein, Daniel (Maayan) Klein; 2 grandchildren; sister Shirley Potter. Mount Sinai 

Steven Rose died March 5 at 71. Survived by stepson Josh (Crystal) Biller. Hillside

Thelma Rosenblum died March 7 at 100. Survived by daughters Margie (Joyce), Susie (Yacov) Sherman; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Jeannette Seligman died March 3 at 91. Survived by sons Robert (Kathy), Nat (Cher); 1 grandchild. Hillside

Maurice Stein died Feb. 28 at 83. Survived by wife Barbara; daughter Debra Mirabella; sons Michael (Sharon), Danny; 10 grandchildren; sister Barbara Westmoreland. Mount Sinai 

Gloria “Bunny” Wallach died March 1 at 91. Survived by daughter Beth Marlis; sons Rand (Jane) Marlis, Steve; stepdaughter Joan (Harold) Tyndall; stepsons John (Amanda), Rich (Karree); 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside