March 18, 2019

Obituaries: Feb. 22, 2019

Rishel Alpert died Jan. 17 at 93. Survived by daughter Gaby (Ramon) Galindo; son David; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brother Iz (Nadine) Levy. Mount Sinai 

Donald Behrstock died Jan. 19 at 83. Survived by daughter Karna (Morris); stepdaughters Denise (Bruce), Cathy (Louis); son Brandon (Soo-Jin); stepson Warren (Penelope); 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Alan Saul Canter died Jan. 25 at 82. Survived by wife Elizabeth; daughter Jacqueline (Randy Schnitman); son Marc Steven (Lesa); 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Julia Chernock died Jan. 24 at 95. Survived by daughter Robin (Steven); son Richard; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Marion Cohen died Jan. 22 at 92. Survived by daughters Andrea (Nathan), Diane (Francis) Nataf; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Anna Mae (Ted) Haas. Mount Sinai

Adam Douglas Cole died Jan. 20 at 47. Survived by mother Dianne. Mount Sinai

Marilyn Ruth Conn died Jan. 23 at 88. Survived by daughters Teri (Sean) Jenkins, Sandy (John) Murrah; son Jim (Cande); 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister Dianne (Ralph Shaffer) Miller Shaffer; brother Lee Abrams. Mount Sinai

Harold Diner died Jan. 19 at 100. Survived by daughter Melinda Susan; son Evan (Ronnee Sass); 3 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Rissa Drucker died Jan. 22 at 85. Survived by husband Gilbert; daughter Elizabeth; sons Andrew (Caren), David; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Robert Friedman died Jan. 17 at 88. Survived by daughter Lisa Beth (Jonathan); son Marc (Kim); 4 grandchildren; sister Adrienne; brother Arthur. Hillside 

Brian Garfield died Dec. 29 at 79. Survived by wife Bina. Mount Sinai

Blanche Gazin died Jan. 17 at 98. Survived by daughter Rochelle; son Glen; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Ethel Harmatz died Jan. 15 at 92. Survived by daughter Deborah Williams; son Mitchell (Julieanne); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Ida Harris died Jan. 24 at 103. Survived by daughters Gertrude (Hal), Sharon (Bob); 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Elisabeth Haskell died Jan. 22 at 73. Survived by husband John; son David. Hillside

Eleanor Hirschberg died Jan. 26 at 89. Survived by daughters Janis Plaskoff, Vicki (Clifford) Bercovich, Leslie (Michael Friedman); 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Yana Janasi died Jan. 17 at 52. Survived by daughter Alezie Abutayeh; mother Valentina Dzhanash; sister Diana Shakov. Mount Sinai

Lee Kaplan died Jan. 24 at 65. Hillside

Sidney Kline died Jan. 15 at 87. Survived by daughters Carrie (Jerry) Kline Shapiro, Sandy (Ralph) Rodley; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Frida Kostinskaya died Jan. 19 at 91. Survived by daughters Anna Grischenko, Valentina Startseva; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Mollye Levinson died Jan. 21 at 99. Survived by sons Gary (Eileen), Mark (Annette), Joel; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Elias Liberman died Jan. 19 at 83. Survived by wife Miriam; daughters Laura (Mitchell) Keiffer, Melinda (Michael) Sachs; son Jason (Marci); 8 grandchildren; brother Jose (Esther). Mount Sinai 

Bruce Lelie Lucoff died Jan. 17 at 77. Survived by daughters Marin (Jeffrey) Kokin, Jordan (Stuart) Miller; 5 grandchildren; brother Terry (Guien). Mount Sinai 

Larisa Marmer died Jan. 16 at 79. Survived by daughter Tanya (Alex) Kutasevich; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Lawrence Miller died Jan. 19 at 85. Survived by wife Rochelle; daughters Karen (Tim), Kathy (Chuck); 4 grandchildren; brother Phil (Sally). Hillside

Ray Pivo died Jan. 4 at 90. Survived by wife Ada; daughter Jacqueline (John) Bulder; sons Ron (Joanne), Jonathan (Gitel Leah); 10 grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Betty Rose Muller died Jan. 10 at 88. Survived by husband Arthur; sons Bill (Judy), Eric (Kathryn); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Robert Ivan Ross died Jan. 28 at 77. Survived by wife Joan; daughter Rochelle; sons Noah Franklyn, Randy; brother, Oliver Ross. Mount Sinai

Edmund M. Sayers died Jan. 5 at 94. Survived by wife Molly; sons Marrick, Jeffrey (Marjorie); 4 grandchildren. Hillside 

Stuart Schlig died Jan. 19 at 85. Survived by wife Arlene; daughters Debbie (Bob) Wambach, Audrey (Bennett) Miller; son Mark (Katie); 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister Maureen Vague; brother Gerome. Mount Sinai 

Susan Shapiro died Jan. 26 at 75. Survived by husband Lawrence; daughter Sari (Steven) Wasenberg; sons Edward (Barbara), Richard (Kelly); 5 grandchildren; sister Nancy (William) Cole; brother Marvin Hersh. Mount Sinai 

 William Shedlov died Jan. 20 at 91. Survived by stepson Rick. Hillside

Sandra Werdscheim Solomon died Dec. 22 at 83. Survived by daughter Leslie (Jeff) Klonoff; son Gregg (Leslie); 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai  

Joseph Sulc died Jan. 18 at 90. Survived by sons Richard, Gerard (Teri); 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister Fanny Bouter; brother Armand. Mount Sinai

Fred P. Startz died Jan. 8 at 84. Survived by wife Maryanna Anderson Startz; daughters Robin (Jonathan) Jesseman, Audrey, Norma (Dane) Throop; 7 grandchildren; son-in-law Dean Stevens. Mount Sinai  

Selma Wax died Jan. 20 at 92. Survived by daughters Nancy, Bobbi; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai 

Richard Zaitlen died Jan. 23 at 72. Survived by wife Nan; sons Noah, Zachary, Benjamin; 4 grandchildren; brothers Warren, Roger. Mount Sinai