Obituaries: June 15-21, 2012


Barbara Billing died April 18 at 75. Survived by sister Joan Feifer. Hillside

Wilma Marine Braun died April 25 at 77. Survived by daughters Alison (Benjamin Malay); Stacey (Geoff); brother Irwin Marine. Mount Sinai

Robert Daryl Canfield died April 19 at 66. Survived by wife Susan. Sholom Chapels

Forrest “Woody” Cole died April 19 at 72. Survived by wife Linda; daughters Michelle (Randy) Godden, Marlene (Eron Ben-Yehuda); 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Lillian C. Elman died April 22 at 93. Survived by daughter Jeri (Ron) Sobel; 1 grandson; brother Eli Catran. Mount Sinai

Nicolas Faigin died April 21 at 47. Survived by mother Anne; father Thomas; sister Cecelia. Mount Sinai

Murray Finebaum died April 28 at 70. Survived by wife Harriett; daughter Elizabeth; son Bruce; sister Lenore; 1 grandchild. Hillside

Lila Fink died April 20 at 81. Survived by husband Fred; daughter Patty; sons Larry, Steve; 7 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson.

Lenore Fenster died April 20 at 88. Survived by daughter Debra (Richard)Lebby; son Arthur Fleischer; brother Nate. Mount Sinai

Beatrice Marlene Fletcher died April 27 at 83. Survived by sons Arnold (Cynthia) Burke, Mark Irwin (Jerese) Burke; stepdaughters Eileen, Robin Johnson, Patti Maxine Zanghi; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ira Friedman died April 18 at 75. Survived by wife Judie Stein; daughters Nicole, Jessica; son Eric. Mount Sinai

Berta Gales died April 17 at 92. Survived by daughters Debbie Stern, Lili Rubin, Susan Hochstein; son Ron; grandchildren. Sholom Chapels

Jean Gandel died April 22 at 91. Survived by daughters Judith Golden, Suzanne Hinman; son Robert; 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Jeanette Goldberg died April 26 at 88. Survived by sons Neil (Carol), Ross (Susan); 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Michael Grossman died April 16 at 98. Survived by wife Millie; daughter Lynn Braitman; son R. David Stephens; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Eleanor “Alice” Howard died April 21 at 85. Survived by husband Leo J.; daughter Jane Howard Blitz; sons Alan, Scott (Marcie); 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Eunice Kagan Kleinfeld died April 21 at 86. Survived by husband Kenneth; daughter Nancy; son Alan; sister Dorothy Weinberger. Groman Eden

Ruth Kroll died April 18 at 97. Survived by husband Sol; daughters Judith, Elise; sons Jerry, Elliott; 9 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Gerald Labgold died April 27 at 86. Survived by wife Ruth; daughters Robbin Velasco, Lori (Robin) Roques; son Richard; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Theodore Levine died April 24 at 90. Survived by wife Shirley; sons David, Jay, Mark; 4 grandchildren. Sholom Chapels

Zena Lewis died April 22 at 87. Survived by son Jeffrey (Cindy). Hillside

Ruth Morris died April 19 at 75. Survived by husband Percy; son Aaron (Andrea). Sholom Chapels

Irwin Nebron died April 22 at 84. Survived by wife Ruth; daughter Catherine; 1 grandchild. Hillside

Elaine Pasternack died April 16 at 76. Survived by sons Dan (Amy), Ben, Ira; 1 grandchild; sister Bobbie Teperman. Hillside

Marcia Pflug died April 24 at 84. Survived by husband Howard; daughter Andrea (Barry) Forman; son Robert (Renalee); 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Robert Rippner died April 24 at 99. Survived by wife Carolyn; daughter Joan; sons James, David; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Ilona Ross died April 23 at 98. Survived by niece Gloria Caris. Mount Sinai 

Madrian “Mady” Schneider died April 28 at 75. Survived by husband Stanley; daughters Andrea (Patrick) Murray, Lisa (Eddie) Iannone, Lynn (John) Eissele, Lori (Dan) Gense; son Gary (Karen); 9 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Hal Stearns died April 20 at 98. Survived by sons Gary (Rachel), Steve (Janice); 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren, sister Ray Gere; brother Sid. Hillside

Rose Wegner died April 20 at 99. Survived by daughter Felicity Johnson. Sholom Chapels

Phyllis Zeldin died April 23 at 85. Survived by sons Steward, Lloyd; 3 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Obituaries: May 11-17, 2012


Rosella Applebaum died March 11 at 88. Survived by daughters Pamela McCormick, Debra Shapiro; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ellen Bagelman died March 11 at 63. Survived by father Sam Bubrick; brother Paul Bubrick. Hillside

Samuel Benton died March 13 at 85. Survived by wife Marilyn; daughter Marcia Leoff; son Randy; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Felicia Barron died March 17 at 94. Survived by daughters Barbara Fully, Reggie Visner, Suzanne Chiat; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Sylvia Oppenheim. Mount Sinai

Sylvia P. Berger died March 15 at 95. Survived by son Mel; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Jeanette Block died March 12 at 87. Survived by husband Louis; stepdaughter Marlene (Stephen) Cain. Hillside

Manuel Briefman died March 17 at 94. Survived by son David (Delaine). Hillside

Leon Brush died March 12 at 87. Survived by wife Natalie; daughter Allison. Hillside

Edna Cozen died March 12 at 96. Survived by daughter Cathy Jo; son Harry Jay. Hillside

Thelma “Tema” Dunoff died March 14 at 103. Survived by daughter Sandy (Norman) Greenbaum; son-in-law Tom Lindauer; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sisters Sonia Spinka, Gertrude Klein. Mount Sinai

Diana Franzblau Gozansky died March 11 at 99. Survived by daughter Joyce Kitay; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ruth L. Gaynes died March 14 at 88. Survived by daughter Roberta (Victor) Barabash; brother Jack (Barbara) Levin. Mount Sinai

Lawrence Glass died March 16 at 57. Survived by wife Karen; daughter Julianne; sons Evan, Dan; mother Sally. Mount Sinai

Nora Gordon died March 14 at 88. Survived by daughter Bonnie; sons Ronald (Lisa), Michael; 6 grandchildren. Hillside

Evon Gotlieb died March 10 at 80. Survived by husband Jerry; daughters Heidi (Robert) Smith, Lori; son Jeff; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Edythe Karon died March 13 at 87. Survived by daughter Diana Karon Ginsburg; sons Steve (Susan), Jeffrey (Nancy); sister Sara (George) Collen; brother Max (Ruth) Avrick; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Martin Keller died March 11 at 75. Survived by wife Diane; daughter Robin Glugatch; son Jerry; 4 grandchildren; brother Joel (Laraine). Mount Sinai

Ivan Lane died March 12 at 87. Survived by wife Batyia; sons Linnard (Natalie), Scott (Jan); 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Jill Beth Cherneff Laverty died March 13 at 64. Survived by husband Rocky; daughter Molly; son Rory (Jessica); sister Merle Lambeth; brother Ric Rosenbaum; 1 grandchild. Hillside

Steven Lehrer died March 12 at 72. Survived by daughter Lauren; sister Judith Villa; former wife Elodia. Mount Sinai

Lillian Levy died March 13 at 95. Survived by son Donald (Shelly); 3 grandsons; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Earl Lewis died Feb. 4 at 88. Survived by daughter Madeline; son David (Terry); 1 grandchild; brother Marshall (Judy). Eden

Esther Link died March 15 at 94. Survived by daughters Barbara (Ronald) Cimorelli, Gale (Cris) Garzal; son Robert; sister Rose Varga; brothers Sanford Raab, Louis Piltz; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Sylvia Kummer Margolis died March 15 at 89. Survived by fiance Munroe Silver; daughters Roberta Czyzyk, Sharon (Ed) Kummer-Eberts, Darleen (Marty) Feig; son Neil (Frances) Kummer; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; brother Jack (Geraldine) Weichman. Mount Sinai

Betty Morris died March 13 at 98. Survived by son Henry Chaim Brent; 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Milton Piller died March 16 at 89. Survived by wife Evelyn; sons Dean, Corey; 2 grandsons. Mount Sinai

Shirley Pollock died March 14 at 91. Survived by daughter Eileen Weber; son Robert. Hillside

Martin Rose died March 8 at 78. Survived by wife Lucy; daughter Carie Ann (Alain) Baron; 2 granddaughters. Mount Sinai

Bernice Rosen died March 15 at 89. Survived by daughter Manette (Joel Paul) Bender; son Richard (Nancy); 2 grandchildren; sister Edith Kotter. Mount Sinai

Ida Jane Sall died March 16 at 93. Survived by 2 granddaughters; son-in-law Marvin (Linda) Lotz; caregiver Carla Galvez. Mount Sinai

Herman Salomon died March 17 at 89. Survived by daughters Frieda, Esther Kurta; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Rose Salter died March 9 at 88. Survived by daughter Sharon Salter Balfour; sons Randy, Brad (Lida); 2 grandchildren; brother Albert (Renee) Solnit. Mount Sinai

Irwin Shapiro died March 16 at 85. Survived by wife Rita; sons Steve (Gail), Daniel (Annette); sister Sylvia Steinberg; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Ralph Sheplow died March 9 at 81. Survived by sister Bernice (Nathaniel) Stein; 1 niece; 1 nephew. Mount Sinai

Florence Frances Shield died March 12 at 98. Survived by daughter Alita Berger. Hillside

Harold Silverman died March 7 at 75. Survived by 3 nieces; 1 nephew. Inglewood Cemetery

Iser “Izzy” Sofer died March 18 at 81. Survived by wife Dina; daughters Vera Sofer Hendler, Marsha Miller; 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Edith Wachtel died March 15 at 86. Survived by stepdaughter Susan (Claudio) Kaiser-Blueth; brother Walter Arlen. Hillside

Rae Weiner died March 12 at 88. Survived by sons Jeff (Tracy), Benjamin (Arlene); 3 grandchildren; sister Sarah Schwartz. Mount Sinai