November 20, 2018

Obituaries: Week of April 8, 2016

Shirley Benjamin died Feb. 29 at 94. Survived by sisters Ruth Savin, Pauline Einstein; 3 nephews; 4 nieces. Mount Sinai

Esther Berkowitz died Feb. 2 at 95. Survived by daughters Juliana (Scott) Lookholder, Miriam (Larry) Feldman; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Renee Bienenfeld died Feb. 26 at 91. Survived by husband Robert; sons Jay (Ellen), Philip; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Joan Cohan died Feb. 20 at 82. Survived by daughter Deborah (Tom) Rummelhart; sons Steve (Joy), Judson (Kristin). Mount Sinai

Julius Y. Cohen died Feb. 27 at 92. Survived by son Alan; daughters Barbara (Moshe) Schwartz, Deborah, Rhonda (Edward) Friedler; 14 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Marcia Finder died Feb. 25 at 90. Survived by son Scott; daughter Rori Gwynne (Jeffrey) Levine; 1 granddaughter. Mount Sinai

Marsha Fuerst died Feb. 23 at 79. Survived by husband Michael; daughters Marla (Anthony) Mittskus, Marnie (Jim) Duenas; sons Marc, Mitchell (Lisa); brother Marvin, 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Charles Arthur Gilbert died Feb. 28 at 89. Survived by wife Rhoda; sons Anthony, Bruce; daughter Susan (Peter) Goodwine; 3 grandchildren; sister Evelyn Buckspan. Mount Sinai

Hortense Glassman died Feb. 25 at 94. Survived by son Stanley; daughter Eilean (Gene) Galucci; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Robert Goldberg died Feb. 29 at 77. Survived by wife Merete; daughters Karen (Staten) Williams, Teah (Brandon Ramos); sister Carole; 1 niece. Hillside

Bruce Russell Golin died Feb. 27 at 57.  Survived by wife Sybil; son Zachary; brother Craig. Mount Sinai

Hilda Grinker died Feb. 29 at 92. Survived by daughters Gayle Holmes, Roberta Spaccia; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Beverly Horowitz died Feb. 26 at 92. Survived by son Zachary I. (Barbara Natterson-Horowitz); daughter Jody (Gary) Marsh; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sylvia Krasell died Feb. 12 at 94. Survived by daughter Debra Wilzbach; son Gregory; 2 grandchildren. Groman Eden

Mike Kreitenberg died Feb. 25 at 87. Survived by sons Mitchell (Pam), Harold (Claudia), Ernie (Nancy); 6 grandchildren; brother Joe. Hillside

Thelma Levin died Feb. 24 at 104. Survived by daughter Leslie Kavanaugh. Hillside

David Levy died Feb. 20 at 72. Survived by wife Paula Gershoy; son Mitchell. Mount Sinai

Mari Lipton died Feb. 23 at 90. Survived by son Peter (Bonnie); daughter Candace; 3 grandchildren; sister Vera Berrin. Hillside

Frank Lurie died Feb. 29 at 83. Survived by wife Rita Lurie; son David (Leila) Lurie; daughters Leslie (Clifford) Gilbert-Lurie, Gwyn (Les) Lurie; 7 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Frances Maisel died Feb. 23 at 87. Survived by daughters Cheryl, Ileen; brother Myron Funk. Hillside

Betty Marko died Feb. 22 at 89. Survived by sons David (Jeanie) Finklestein, Ruben (Fran) Finklestein; daughter Miriam (Bobby) Kleiman; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; stepbrother Gary Peters. Hillside

June Miller died Feb. 28 at 92. Survived by son Robert (Harriet); daughter Betty; 2 grandchildren; 1 niece. Hillside

Ruth Pollak died Feb. 26 at 95. Survived by daughter Judy (William) Lo; son Oliver (Karen); 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lyubov Portnoy died Feb. 26 at 100. Survived by daughters Asya (Kenneth) Torbiner, Galina Chernitsky; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Edward Isadore Reich died Feb. 28 at 52. Survived by father Jacob; sisters Rosalyn (fiancé Steve Arthur), Evelyn Pike; stepson Nicholas Flores; 1 sister-in-law. Mount Sinai

Judith Sanders died Feb. 24 at 87. Survived by husband David; sons Jeff, Michael (Heidi); 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Annette Schwartz died Feb. 27 at 91. Survived by daughters Nanci, Randee Allen; son Kenneth; 1 granddaughter; sisters Sylvia Leibenberg, Shirley Satin, Esther (Irv) Ladman; brother Irving Rosenberg. Mount Sinai

Sheldon Sloan died Feb. 26 at 80. Survived by wife Shelby; son Stephen (Donna); daughter Jennifer (James) Belushi; stepdaughter Geannie Isern (Victoria Morgan); 9 grandchildren. Hillside

Bernice Spielberg died Feb. 28 at 95. Survived by husband Arnold; sons Johnathon (Susan) Colner, Daniel, Adam (Margie), 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Heiman Van Dam died Feb. 28 at 96. Survived by wife Barbara; daughters Rika (Richard Harmel), Claire (Cindy Henson); 5 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild; brother Simon. Hillside

Arline Weisberg died Feb. 29 at 88.  Survived by daughters Janette (Adam) Simms, Debra (Kim) Gibbons; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Marcia Schneider. Mount Sinai

Rhoda Weissman died Feb. 26 86. Survived by nephew Jack Altman; niece Lisa Altman; 1 cousin. Mount Sinai

Louis Wiener died Feb. 25 at 82. Survived by wife Basha; daughters Audrey (Yosef) Amzalag, Darlene (Michael) Cohn; son David (Enat); 6 grandchildren; brother Neil. Mount Sinai