November 21, 2018

Obituaries: Week of October 21, 2016

Donald Jerry Alpert died Sept. 21 at 88. Survived by wife Ruth; daughter Marian (Ryan) Rieches; sons Ron (Sharon), Larry; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister Dorothy Winokur. Mount Sinai

Belle Schrager Altman died Sept. 24 at 99. Survived by daughter Frances “Fran”; son Joel (Cori); 2 grandchildren. Groman Eden

Margo Aron died Sept. 24 at 93. Survived by daughter Ellen; son Richard (Corliss); 1 grandchild; stepsister Evie Homel. Mount Sinai

Herbert Elmer Baker died Sept. 21 at 94. Survived by wife Fern; daughter Jude; sons Marc, Arthur (Catherine), Steven; 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Zegmund Bleviss died Sept. 27 at 94. Survived by wife Lea; daughters Ilana (Bob) Massi, Deborah (Bill Leinesch), Sharon (Kirk Whitlatch), Mara (Mike Edwards); 15 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister Lillian Katzer. Mount Sinai

Vicki Carmel died Sept. 25 at 95. Survived by daughters Eileen Prager, Linda Cohen, Denise Dreiman; sister Marilyn Reichenstein. Mount Sinai

Frank W. Decker died Sept. 26 at 88. Survived by sister Rhoda Orenstein; brother Sanford “Sandy” (Karen). Mount Sinai

Martin Deutsch died Sept. 26 at 92. Survived by daughter Lisa (Artin); son Michael; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Robert “Bob” Drescher died Sept. 11 at 57. Survived by daughters Melissa (Matt) Green, Leslie (Trent Bell); son Andrew Dove; mother Linda; sister Amy (Greg) Drescher-Crumpley. Mount Sinai

Max Drootin died Aug. 29 at 90. Survived by daughter Sharyn Levenson (Richard); son Scott (Wendy); 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren.

Dede Dunn died Sept. 17 at 79. Survived by husband Ronald; brother Sam Delug; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Edmund Edelman died Sept. 12 at 85. Survived by wife Mari; daughters Emily (Bryan) Edelman-Glickman, Erica Edelman-Benadon; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Theodore S. Field died Sept. 16 at 98. Survived by sons Ted Jr., James R. (Janet), Michael A. (Sandy); 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Klara Fingergut died Sept. 14 at 92. Survived by son Leon (Gelema Guylmin);  2 grandchildren. Hillside

Gerald Freeman died Sept. 16 at 92. Survived by sons L. Wayne (Karen), Kenneth (Marti), Daniel (Stacey); 9 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother Gordon. Mount Sinai

Stanley Gilford died Sept. 11 at 85. Survived by wife Marissa; stepdaughter Maricar King (Anibal Cardenas); stepsons Jan Rosmar, Michael Taguiam. Hillside

Sarah Goldberg died Sept. 13 at 100. Survived by sons Earl, Don (Carol), Ed (Barbara); 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Irving Goldstein died Sept. 9 at 89. Survived by wife Shirley. Groman Eden

Rex Leroy Heuschkel died Sept. 17 at 73. Survived by wife Sydell Weiner Heuschkel; daughter Morgan (Ricardo Bazinet) Heuschkel Bazinet; son Rex Ryan (Destri); stepdaughter Emily (Eric Cohen) Weiner Cohen; stepson Jason L. (Lauren) Weiner; 6 grandchildren; sisters Stevie Heuschkel Pointer, Cathy Heuschkel Koehler, Vonel Heuschkel Bohner. Mount Sinai

Trudi Hymes died Sept. 19 at 88. Survived by sons Ron, Larry (Angela); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Laura A. Karasik died Sept. 19 at 59. Survived by husband Louis; daughters Elissa, Caitlin; son Jonathan; mother Betty (David) Smith; brothers Bryan (Diana) Moody, Bruce Moody. Mount Sinai

Gerald “Gerry” M. Katz died Sept. 29 at 92. Survived by wife Clara “Claudia”; sons Steven (Karina), Eric “Rick” (Chimene); 5 grandchildren. Groman Eden

Roy D. Kaufman died Sept. 21 at 76. Survived by daughters Jennifer Kaufman Baldes, Suzy; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

William Kaufman died Sept. 10 at 94. Survived by wife Florence; daughter Lynn (Morty Moskowitz); son Arthur (Helen); 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Phyllis Kissack died Sept. 12 at 86. Survived by husband Raymond; daughters Wendy Gronsky, Pamela Stelman; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Frederick Krieger died Sept. 24 at 84. Survived by sons Spencer (Monica), Lauren (Jenn), Terry (Linda) Krieger; 9 grandchildren; sister Gayle Carrigan. Mount Sinai

Nina Lerner died Sept. 15 at 95. Survived by daughter Dina Yakovenko; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Delores Levitan died Sept. 27 at 85. Survived by daughters Jamie (Christopher) McGurk, Shelley Adler; son Steven; 10 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Alan Bruce Lewinson died Sept. 27 at 70. Survived by wife Judy; daughters Melissa (Aaron) Berman, Lori Moss; sons Matthew (Allison), Greg Herman; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lillian Ada Lowenthal died Sept. 13 at 98. Survived by daughters Harriet (Alan) Zeitlin, Jane; 3 grandchildren; sister Zena Glazerman. Mount Sinai

Beverly Mann died Sept. 13 at 96. Survived by sons, Brian, Howard, Richard; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Gail Margolis died Sept. 10 at 62. Survived by brother Richard (Lisa). Hillside

Einola Mateen died Sept. 20 at 84. Survived by wife Minoo; daughter Bita (John) Cohen; sons Sherwin (Nadia), Kam (Sima). Mount Sinai

Francine Mayer died Sept. 13 at 79. Survived by son Brett (Carol) Mayer. Mount Sinai

James I. Medof died July 14 at 90. Survived by daughters Pam, Sandy; sons Gary, Bob; 7 grandchildren. Armstrong Family Malloy-Mitten

Bernard “Bernie” Menaker died Sept. 25 at 93. Survived by daughter Eilene (Tom) Young; son Mark (Susan); 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Estelle Michelson died Sept. 20 at 78. Survived by daughter Judy. Mount Sinai

Joseph Murad died Sept. 23 at 99. Survived by wife Nourit; daughter Eva Lisa Sacher; sons Jack Bruce (Anna), Ezra Roy (Tam); 10  grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sister Madeline Buokley. Mount Sinai

Gail Pacifici died Sept. 28 at 71. Survived by husband Andrew Mathes; daughters Tamara (Jonathan) Holub, Amy; 1 grandchild; sister Ronnie (Jack) Bruker. Mount Sinai

Alex Iser Reifer died Sept. 21 at 95. Survived by wife Susana; daughter Annemarie Campbell; son Brian (Leigh); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Syd Ridel died Sept. 13 at 101. Survived by sons Barry (Sheila), Michael (Susan), Robert (Cheko); 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; sister Seena Watson. Mount Sinai

Harold Rosenblum died Sept. 12 at 86. Survived by wife Ina; son Jerry (Cheryl); 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Ruth Sanders died Sept. 22 at 89. Survived by sons Ron (Tracy), Gary; 3 grandchildren; sister Shirley Sheinson. Mount Sinai

Martin Schechter died Sept. 22 at 89. Survived by wife Barbara; daughter Lori (Howard) Gersch; sons Jeffrey (Galina), Aaron (Frances); 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Doris Schwartz died Sept. 19 at 91. Survived by daughter Susan (Barry) Shapiro; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Robert Seider died Sept. 13 at 70. Survived by wife Janis Cielo; sisters Leah Ellenberg, Barbara; brother Dennis. Hillside

Bette Shiffman died Sept. 16 at 97. Survived by husband Sidney; daughters Roberta (Ken) Freedman, Francine Roberts; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Barbara Simons died Sept. 12 at 86. Survived by daughters Jan Simons, Patti (Wayne) Allen; 4 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Myna Solomon died Sept. 15 at 89. Survived by sister Maureen (Harvey) Tempkin. Mount Sinai

Stephanie Splevin died Sept. 15 at 94. Survived by niece Anath Qualls. Mount Sinai

Betty Srole died Sept. 20 at 63. Survived by husband Warren; daughter Hilary; son Daniel; brother Simon Buchbinder. Mount Sinai

Evelyn Stone died Sept. 24 at 95. Survived by daughter Judy (Harold) Lichterman; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Eva Tanz died Sept, 19 at 98. Survived by sons Joshua (Lori), Jacob (Wendy); 5 grandchildren; 1 step-granddaughter; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Thomas Ungerleider died Sept. 19 at 85. Survived by wife Dorothy; daughter Shoshana (Sasson) Margaliot; son John (Elizabeth); 6 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Richard Wainer died Sept. 18 at 92. Survived by daughters Andrea, Lisa-Marie (Scott McDonald) Pagano, Cindy (Michael) Flurry; son Benjamin (Luisa); 3 grandchildren; sister Helen Broker. Mount Sinai

Ronald Scott Waldman died Sept. 17 at 42. Survived by daughter Sari Hannah; mother Norma; father Donald; sister Nikki. Mount Sinai

Paul M. Weil died Sept. 14 at 89. Survived by wife Roberta; daughter Martha (Glenn) Decherd; sons Michael (Janice Baker), Raymond (Carmela) Lanza-Weil; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Naomi Wenkert died Sept. 11 at 66. Survived by mother Ann Wenkert; sister Deborah (Roger); brothers Daniel (Soheila), David (Beatrice). Mount Sinai

Allan Whitman died Sept. 17 at 76. Survived by wife Judith; daughters Alison (Seth) Davidow, Wendi, Michelle (Bart) Joseph, Sheryl, Jill Garretson; 10 grandchildren; sister Sheila Arons. Mount Sinai

 

Robert Irvin Rubin died Dec. 16, 2015, at 76. Survived by wife Lois Katzberg Rubin; daughter Sherry (Brent) Rubin  Kizer; sons David Scott (Alyssa Wostrel-Rubin), Michael Gene; 7 grandchildren; brother Lawrence (Cynthia Carlson).