November 17, 2018

Obituaries: Week of Sept. 14

Steven Baum died Aug. 13 at 69. Survived by wife Frieda; daughter Jennie (Gregory) Sloan; sons Jeremy, Michael (Monique), Benjamin; 5 grandchildren; sisters Lorrie (David) Jones, Debbie (Zvi) Yankov. Mount Sinai 

Natalie Berkowitz died Aug. 9 at 89. Survived by daughter Cheryl (Brian); son Steven; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; sister Lauren (Ron); brother Phillip (Ellen). Hillside

Julian R. Black died Aug. 3 at 98. Survived by daughters Jodie (Michel) Messin, Jill (Thomas) Williams; son Joel (Ronni); 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Sara Blau died Aug. 11 at 91. Survived by daughter Susan (Tibor) Herschko; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Homer Bernard Chernin died Aug. 9 at 94. Survived by wife Gitta; daughter Lisa (Martin) Newman; sons Mark (Naomi), Jeff (Caryn); 5 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother Hughie (Suzie). Harbor Lawn-Mt. Olive Memorial Park, Costa Mesa 

Herman Harold Cohen died Aug. 7 at 88. Survived by wife Elaine; sons Ira (Jeri), Mark; 4 grandchildren. Groman Eden

Raja Desenberg died July 29 at 96. Survived by daughters Dorene, Dena; son Dan (Susan); 1 grandchild. Conejo Mountain Memorial Park, Camarillo

Idele Frances Deutsch died Aug. 9 at 94. Survived by daughters Barbara (Marcel) Thibodeau, Lisa (William) Cohn. Mount Sinai 

Krista Emery died Aug. 7 at 70. Survived by daughter Karen (Randy) Fratkin; sons Paul Klein, Luke (Julie); 2 grandchildren.

Kendra Glade died Aug. 7 at 34. Survived by mother Carla Bizantz; father Roger; stepmother Eva Goldfield; brother Philip Glade; grandfather Marty Glade; aunt Brenda Polisky. Mount Sinai 

Henry Howard Gordon died Aug. 12 at 90. Survived by son Ron (Antoinette); 4 grandchildren; brother Albert (Lillian). Mount Sinai 

Charles C. Ifergan died Aug. 14 at 98. Survived by son Ness (Ella) Ifergan. Mount Sinai 

Muriel Jackson died Aug. 6 at 95. Survived by daughters Francine, Sandy (Hal); son Steven (Ellen); 9 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Ina Joseph died Aug. 5 at 96. Survived by daughters Donna (Ross) Gentry, Lori (Rick) Jewett; son Michael (Shelly); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Victor Kaplan died Aug. 7 at 104. Survived by daughter Laura (Jim) Tucker; son Jay (Karine) Kaplan; 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Myra R. Karse died Aug. 14 at 84. Survived by sons Howard, Richard “Karse” (Kimberly) Hoffman; brothers Edward Hoffman, Alan (Helena) Hoffman. Mount Sinai 

Stephen Barry Katz died Aug. 4 at 63. Survived by daughters Hana Brenner-Katz, Jade Brenner-Katz. Mount Sinai 

Judith Kaufman died Aug. 15 at 107. Survived by son Laurence (Linda); sister Blanche Alpert. Mount Sinai 

James Klaparda died Aug. 5 at 74. Survived by wife Susan; son Philip (Emily); 3 grandchildren; brother Sam (Sandy). Mount Sinai 

Vivian Korn died Aug. 11 at 95. Survived by sons Howard (Susan), Stephen (Andee), Laurance; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Frances Leigh died Aug. 11 at 94. Survived by daughter Susan; son Andrew (Barbara); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Lawrence Leiman died Aug. 4 at 82. Survived by wife Sandra; daughters Tracie (Steven), Nancy (Bobby); son David (Maria); 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Juliana Lookholder died Aug. 7 at 69. Survived by husband Scott; 2 grandchildren; sister Miriam (Larry) Feldman. Mount Sinai 

Stuart G. Merle died Aug. 17 at age 70. Survived by wife Gale Ann; sons Jeremy (Jessica), Andrew (Martha); 3 grandchildren; mother Vivian; sister Joanne; brother Gordon. Levine Chapels, Brookline, Mass.

H. Reed Metzger died Aug. 7 at 86. Survived by wife Linda; daughter Dorothy; sons Marc (Kriann), Gregory (Becky); 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Lee Miller died Aug. 7 at 83. Survived by wife Cookie; daughters Julie (Gregg) Gelfand, Allison (David) Irete; 4 grandchildren; sister Jan (Wendell) Chapman. Mount Sinai 

Florence S. Nadell died Aug. 1 at 89. Survived by daughter Patty (Jim) Tatone; son Evan; 1 grandchild; brothers Ronnie Wagenberg, Sonny Wagenberg. Mount Sinai 

Claudia Senit died Aug. 4 at 85. Survived by husband Sylvan; daughter Laurie Ann (Arthur); sons Steve (Janice), Brian (Jackie); 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Charlotte Strauss died Aug. 5 at 92. Survived by son Lawrence (Eleanor); 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister Miriam. Hillside