November 21, 2018

Obituaries: Week of April 29, 2016

Estelle Allen died March 27 at 85. Survived by daughters Cathy (Lou) Gerrard, Lori (Carl) Kent; son Robert (Cameron); 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Vladimir Barkon died March 15 at 90. Survived by wife Yelena; sons Victor (Ludmilla), Yakov (Angela); daughter Svetlana (Michael) Grois; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter; sister Ludmilla (Mark) Panich. Mount Sinai

Rafael “Ralph” Baum died March 22 at 94. Survived by son Jack (Maxine); daughter Ruchama (Richard) Van Allen; 7 grandchildren; 1 great -grandson. Mount Sinai

Herbert Berger died March 26 at 80. Survived by wife Romina Sandajan; daughters Aishe, Ilona; stepson Joel (Jenny) Cipriano; stepdaughter Joanne Sandajan; brother Robert Berger. Mount Sinai

Vera Berrin died March 16 at 94. Survived by daughters Susan (Steven Zipperstein), Gail (Bob) Woskow. Hillside

Ellen Birenbaum died March 26 at 65. Survived by husband David; daughter Anna (Damien) Daurio; son Steven (Paola); 5 grandchildren; brother John Steffin. Mount Sinai

Phyllis Blivas died March 12 at 87. Survived by daughters Judy (Henry) Borenstein, Lynda; son Larry (Julie); 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Serena Blumenfeld died March 29 at 89. Survived by daughter Cherry (Paul) Rothstein; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-granddaughters; sister Toba Chik. Mount Sinai

Kenneth Bodenstein died March 20 at 79. Survived by wife Diane Lerner; son Todd; daughter Leslie (Jason); 3 grandchildren; sister Elaine (Rudy) Polack. Hillside

Harold Brown died March 9 at 97. Survived by daughter Marsha (Jeff Lemler); son Howard (Barbara Miropol). Hillside

Marilyn Brown died March 14 at 87. Survived by sons Peter (Stephanie), Ross (Wendy); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Harriet Cadish died March 19 at 97. Survived by son Robert (Rosie); 1 grandchild; 1 great-grandchild; sister Betty Woodford. Hillside

Natalie Calmenson died March 27 at 85. Survived by son Bart (Jaylene); 5 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild; sister Martha Feuerstein. Mount Sinai

Harold Cherness died March 10 at 93. Survived by wife Carolyn; daughter Janel (Marshall) Bloom; son Darryl (Amy); 8 grandchildren. Hillside

Fay Cohen died March 26 at 96. Survived by son Arthur (Sharon Kee); 3 grandchildren; 1 step-grandson; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Martha Cohen died March 15 at 87. Survived by son Robert (Christine). Mount Sinai

Harold Cosel died March 29 at 94. Survived by sons Gary, Stephen, Scott; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Philip Alexander Cramer died March 11 at 81. Survived by wife Carol; sons Benjamin (Julie), Michael (Dana), David (Jean); daughter Rona (Dale) Kelley; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Marriam (Al) Ring; brother Mort. Mount Sinai

Ruth Ann Cranow died March 20 at 81. Survived by son Steve (Nikki); 2 grandsons; brother Ronnie Hantman. Mount Sinai

Arthur Coleman Diamond died March 9 at 90. Survived by son David Perry; daughter Stefanie Perrie; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Cecile Dollinger died March 21 at 88. Survived by son Mitchell (Melanie) Rosenberg; daughters Gale Rosenberg, Karen (Bennett Auslaneder) Rosenberg-Auslaender; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sabina Drobner died March 21 at 80. Survived by son Boris (Faina) Grager; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Bernard Entin died March 18 at 97. Survived by sons Hershey, Jerry (Carman), Dennis (Sharon); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Bernice Erlichman died March 15 at 93. Survived by daughters Roselyn Ornstein, Wendy Milich. Hillside

Fay Feuerlicht died April 1 at 96. Survived by son Sammy (Susanne); daughter Gail (Isaac) Kaver; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Lea B. Finkelstein died March 17 at 95. Survived by nephews Marc Katz, Jerry Alan Katz, David Katz, Norman Katz, Barry Katz; 2 sisters-in-law. Mount Sinai

Neil Fischer died March 12 at 79. Survived by wife Judy; daughter Karyn (Scott) Noskin; son Edward (Michele); 4 grandchildren; sister Barbara Hergott. Mount Sinai

Louise Fisher died March 30 at 84. Survived by daughters Lori (Kevin) Thompson, Kathy (Philip) Davis; sister Claire Heimler. Mount Sinai

Marilyn Fried died March 20 at 91. Survived by daughters Susan (Nathan) Adlen, Berandine (Alex Shohet); son Tony; 1 granddaughter. Mount Sinai

Dorothy Friedman died March 21 at 89. Survived by daughter Ilene Dennis; 3 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Rae Friedman died March 31 at 63. Survived by brothers Leonard (Rebecca), Jay (Shelli); 5 nieces. Mount Sinai

Edythe Gale died March 19 at 88. Survived by daughter Andrea Gale-Ferreira; sons Shelley (Dayle), Robert; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Nettie W. Gam died April 2 at 90. Survived by daughter Sandra (John) Gam Canadoy; 1 grandson. Groman Eden

Leonard Gordon died March 23 at 98. Survived by wife Linda; son Eric (Randy); daughter June (Richard) Weiner; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Gogi Grant died March 10 at 91. Survived by son Joshua (Jennifer) Beckett; daughter Jeri Brown; 1 grandchild; sister Nikki Reinisch; brother Norman Arinsberg. Hillside

Caryn Jo Gray died March 13 at 60. Survived by husband Richard; daughters Michelle, Danielle; brother Craig Cohen. Hillside

Irwin Lloyd Green died March 15 at 86. Survived by wife Dorothy; daughter Paula; sons Matthew, Robert; 1 grandson. Mount Sinai

Doris Greenberg died March 30 at 83. Survived by son Mark (Frida); daughter Elaine (Mark) Greenberg Barnett; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Guta Gruzen died March 12 at 90. Survived by husband Jack; son Ronald (Suzy); daughters Lila (Brian Link), Louise (Rod) Roberts; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Susana Vinacur; brother Micha Golan. Groman Eden

Johanna Gunter died March 16 at 59. Survived by husband Jeffrey; daughter Sophie; son Simon; sister Marrije Weereltz. Hillside

David Harbuck died March 16 at 45. Survived by wife Jill; daughter Haley; son Cooper; mother Barbara; father James. Hillside

Muriel M. Helfenbein died March 16 at 88. Survived by son Eric (Cheryl Anton); daughter Lisa Nelson; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Rose Jaffe died March 16 at 93. Survived by daughters Debra (Rick) Powell, Sunnye (Richard) Tuch; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Sara Kasif died March 13 at 91. Survived by son Gil (Jennifer); 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Janice Ruth Kessler died March 16 at 85. Survived by sons David (Denise), Adam J. (Candy); 3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister Joan Tubman. Mount Sinai

Stanley Kimmel died March 22 at 80. Survived by wife Kathy Jones; son Harold; daughter Lisa; 1 granddaughter. Mount Sinai

Irwin Joesph Klorman died April 1 at 61. Survived by brothers Danny, Andrew, William (Tracy); sister Sandra (Doug) Fowler; ex-wife Diana Benson; stepbrother Michael Darcy. Mount Sinai

Estelle Korn died March 24 at 87. Survived by son Jerrold (Ellen); 1 grandchild. Hillside

Edmond Kramer died March 14 at 80. 

Lilian Kupferwasser died March 15 at 72. Survived by husband Marcelo; sons Arie (Ximina), Ronnie; 1 brother-in-law. Mount Sinai

Leonora Lane died April 1 at 92. Survived by daughter Roberta (Gary) Solomon; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother Irving (Pat Villio) Hyman; 1 daughter-in-law. Mount Sinai

Arline Lerner died March 15 at 77. Survived by partner Philip Reisman; son Ron (Julie); daughter Jneice Graber; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Estelle Janet Lipman died March 19 at 82. Survived by daughters Michele, Joyce (Robert) Aldoroty, Debbie (Jim) Manuel, Denice (Steve) Bishop; sons Glenn (Janet), Steve (Bobbie); 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister Marian Loth. Mount Sinai

Susan Lorman died March 21 at 74. Survived by husband Peter; daughters Carrie, Stephanie (Sandy); son Mark; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Shirley Luevano died March 9 at 90. Survived by husband Daniel; son Mark (Anetta); daughter Mary; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Emanuel Mandelman died March 20 at 87. Survived by wife Sharon; daughters Nina (Richard Leto), Stephanie (Shane) Damelin; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Erwin Marine died March 5 at 91. Survived by wife Luanne; son Scott; 1 aunt; 2 nieces. Mount Sinai

Edward Marks died March 13 at 100. Survived by son Stephen (Katherine); daughter Julie (Charles) Marks-Faerkin; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Edward Medvene died March 15 at 85. Survived by daughters Jaime (Rachel Nielsen), Linda (Steve Cirigliano); son Daniel (Leah Marquez); 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Ralph Mellman died March 31 at 91. Survived by wife Sally; daughters Jill, Mindy; son David (Melissa); 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Samuel Miller died March 9 at 77. Survived by wife Barbara; daughters Lynda (Jacob) Manaster, Myla (Lawrence) Kovac; sons Mark, Michael; 7 grandchildren; sisters Miriam (Willie) Saltz, Dossie Marcus. Hillside

Esther Moadeb died March 22 at 93. Survived by sons Ness (Judy), Elie (Eleanor), Isaac, Joseph; daughter Fern Shulrufer, 11 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Helen Nichunsky died March 16 at 87. Survived by cousins Bertha Fox, Joanne Fox-Aunet, Rosalie (Dan) Huntington. Mount Sinai

Stanley Orzech died March 11 at 90. Survived by daughters Martha (Steven) Spector, Dorothy (Bruce) Spector; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Samuel Ostiller died March 19 at 91. Survived by daughter Susan Hartman; son David; 5 grandchildren; brother James. Hillside

Roslyn Ostrovsky died April 3 at 88. Survived by daughters Harriet (Richard) Ross, Susan (Elliot) Mahn, Maureen (Jack) Conner; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers Harvey Firestone, Jack (Bea) Firestone. Mount Sinai

Sulamyf Palchik died April 1 at 93. Survived by daughter Ludmilla Gleyzer; 1 grandson. Mount Sinai

Evelyn Paller died March 20 at 93. Survived by sons Ron (Carol), Gary (Julie), Ken (Marcia); 4 grandsons; 1 great-granddaughter. Mount Sinai

Cecilia Pinski died March 29 at 88. Survived by son Charles (Adele) Lerman; 4 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Carol Pinto died March 30 at 76. Survived by son Evan (Lindsay); daughter Rachel; 3 grandchildren; sister Sarah Brodovsky Arsone. Mount Sinai

Philip Radin died March 28 at 62. Survived by daughter Kayla; son Jeremy; sisters Allison Goldberger, Suzan Flamm; brother Jeffrey Scott. Mount Sinai

Esther Raphael died March 28 at 78. Survived by husband Mark; daughter Lisa; stepson Randall; stepdaughter Susan S. Garner; brother Melvin (Abbey) Margolis. Mount Sinai

Clara Ravitz died March 27 at 90. Survived by daughter Nancy (Norman MacDonald) Soloman; son Richard; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren, sister Minnie (Stan) Chortkoff. Mount Sinai

Mordechai Rechtshaid died March 18 at 81. Survived by wife Lois; sons Daniel (Luanne), Jeremy (Francis); daughter Stephanie; 2 grandchildren; brother Israel. Mount Sinai

Betty Reich died March 15 at 92. Survived by husband Melvin; son Michael (Stacey); daughter Gloria; 4 grandchildren; sisters Rose Kasiner, Mary Mindel. Chevra Kadisha

Charles Riskin died March 21 at 85. Survived by wife Roslyn; daughter Lee (Jeff) Marchesani; sons Richard (Lori), Steve (Jessica Clements); 8 grandchildren; brother Ira. Mount Sinai

Evelyn Gray Robbins died March 23 at 88. Survived by daughter Jane (Richard) Metz; son Peter (Mugda); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Irwin Rosenblum died March 12 at 87. Survived by wife Rae; son Ron (Jackie); daughter Shana; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Maria Rosenstein died March 22 at 103. Survived by daughters Sarah (Gary) Cramer, Jenny (Bruce) Safaee; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Harvey Roth died March 27 at 83. Survived by wife Joan; daughters Audrey Okaneko, Feige (David) Devorah Emry; son Gregg; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Stanley Rothman died April 3 at 76. Survived by wife Bonnie; son Steven (Mo Chin); daughter Wendy Alexander; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Linda Rozio died March 26 at 88. Survived by son Zacky; 3 grandchildren; 1 niece. Hillside

Lois Samuel died March 21 at 81. Survived by husband Louis Herberd Samuel; daughter Lisa; stepdaughter Brenda Seagell. Mount Sinai

Esther Schned died March 11 at 88. Survived by daughter Ellen; son Harry (Patty); 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Sylvia Shapiro died March 11 at 94. Survived by daughters Sandy (Roland) Terranova, Nikki (Chris) Cotton; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; 2 nieces. Mount Sinai

Jack Silberkleit died March 24 at 72. Survived by wife Nancy; daughters Kelly (Tim) Prather, Lindsay (Gregg) Schiff-Abrams, Allison Serber, Tricia Graup; stepsons Mitchell (Nancy) Renberg, Devin (Silvi) Renberg; stepdaughter Elissa Renberg; 16 grandchildren; sister Jill. Hillside

Stanley R. Sludikoff died March 12 at 80. Survived by wife Ann; daughters Lisa (Mark) Morris, Jaime (Steve) Geffner, Bonnie. Mount Sinai

Lynn Solomon died March 27 at 74. Survived by husband Jerry; daughters Rhonda, Randi; son Robby; 3 grandchildren; 2 brothers-in-law. Hillside

Sandra Stein died March 11 at 77. Survived by son Michael (Sonja Wend); daughter Lois (Russell) Singer; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Florence Steinberg died March 9 at 81. Survived by daughter Sheryl (Sam) Ornelas; sons Aubrey, Leonard; 8 grandchildren; 1 greatgrandchild. Mount Sinai

Dorrit St. John died March 9 at 91. Survived by son Len (Linda); 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ginette Vandenskrick died April 2 at 93. Survived by daughter Catherine (Rick Gregory) Bambadji; 1 grandson; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Fransisco Vidrio died March 24 at 86. Survived by daughters Lea Barela, Lynn Luy, Danielle Hernandez-Romero, Susan Abelardo, Marissa; 12 grandchildren; sisters Jesus Camacho, Clemencia Rodriguez, Guadalupe; brothers Rafael, Alfredo. Hillside

Victor White died March 26 at 89. Survived by wife Marilyn; daughter Edith (Douglas) Achterman; sons Philip (Vicki), Daniel (Amy Ettinger); 5 grandchildren. Hillside

Elliot Wien died March 21 at 88. Survived by daughters Jill (David) Wien Badger, Linda (Mike); son Keith (Michelle). Hillside

Morris Wolfred died March 11 at 85. Survived by wife Rita; daughters Robynne (Rick) Smith, Karen (Jim McNally), Joan (Thierry) Matti; 2 grandchildren; sister Jean Nagourney. Hillside

Dena Yosfan died March 21 at 40. Survived by husband Benjamin; son Joshua; daughter Leah; father Scott Lookholder; mother Juliana Lookholder. Mount Sinai

Jack Zimerman died March 19 at 91. Survived by daughters Nancy (Mike) Neiman, Marlene (Jeff) Kohn; sons David, Jeffrey; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Selma Zweig died March 15 at 89. Survived by sons Stephan, Donald (Maureen Hogan); daughter Alene; 1 grandson. Hillside