May 20, 2019

Obituaries March 29, 2019

Hanna Arfa died Feb. 17 at 103. Survived by daughter Fay (Charles); son Allan (Carmelith); 4 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Victor Aseraf died Feb. 14 at 62. Survived by wife Ruth; sons David, Adam (Solange); 4 sisters. Mount Sinai

Greta Rabinowitz Bayer died Jan. 23 at 95. Survived by 13 stepgrandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Cindy E. Berglund died Feb. 14 at 63. Survived by son Josh; sister Amy Norris. Mount Sinai  

Oren H. Bornstein died Feb. 23 at 90. Survived by wife Jill; sons Jeffrey, Richard, 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Saul Brown died Feb. 23 at 96. Survived by wife Helen; daughters Janine, Emily; sons Gordon, Jonathan; stepson Mark; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brothers Daniel, Seyom. Hillside

Lazer Cohen died Feb. 21 at 82. Survived by wife Joan; sons Larry (Laura), David (Chris), Steven (Leslie); 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ilana d’Ancona died Feb. 14 at 80. Survived by daughter Susanna Porte; sisters Erela Peled, Hava d’Ancona-Dvir; brother Menashe Dvir-d’Ancona.

Ilya Drabkin died Feb. 22 at 85. Survived by daughter Marina (Anatoli Kouzine); son Vladimir; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Bennie Engle died Feb. 23 at 94. Survived by daughter Laura; son Stephen (Saul Varela). Mount Sinai

Penny Haptor died Feb. 25 at 74. Survived by husband Stanley; son Gregory (Gretchen); 1 grandchild; sister-in-law Gloria (Bernie) Matusow. Mount Sinai

Malka Kelmahter died Feb. 17 at 95. Survived by daughters Luba (Ben) Sobol, Anna Zislis; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; brother Gregoriy Goyhman. Mount Sinai

Oleg Kolesnikov died Feb. 16 at 79. Survived by sons Kirill (Kate Lebedeva), Konstantin (Irina); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Thea Krauthammer died Feb. 14 at 97. Survived by daughters-in-law Joy, Robyn; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Torchinsky Hebrew Funeral Home, Washington, D.C.

Annie Lampl died Feb. 24 at 101. Survived by sons Lanny (Sharon Hunter), John (Maria Dominguez); 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Gerald Laxer died Feb. 24 at 72. Survived by wife Leslie; son Kevin (Kathy); 4 grandchildren; sister Carol Rosenbaum. Mount Sinai

Rena Leifeste died Feb. 17 at 82. Survived by daughter Romy Beattie; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ruth Lishan died Feb. 3 at 99. Survived by daughter Ellie (Marty) Podway. Mount Sinai 

Claire Marlow died Feb. 15 at 95. Survived by daughter Barbara Thomas; son Neal; son-in-law Jay Thomas; 2 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister June Meyerson. Mount Sinai

Michael Marton died Feb. 17 at 72. Survived by wife Peggy; daughter Erica (Cass) Fuller; son David (Rosie); 4 grandchildren; sister Susie (Fred) Granich; brother Ken (Mary).

Gregory Meltzer died Feb. 20 at 52. Survived by mother Rose; father James. Hillside

Ignac Mermelstein died Aug. 8, 2018, at 91. Survived by sons David, Evan (Michal); 9 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Richard Miller died Jan. 30 at 90. Survived by wife Sheila; daughter Barbara Levandoski; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai 

Louis Milner died Feb. 1 at 94. Survived by sons Herve, Marco; 3 grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Belle Lorand died Nov. 26, 2017, at 96. Survived by sons Andrew (Shron), Steve; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Harold H. Nebenzal died Feb. 14 at 96. Survived by wife Dorothy; daughter Deborah Corday. Mount Sinai

Lillian Nusbaum died Feb. 14 at 100. Survived by daughter, Joann (Bob) Levine; 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Gerald Okonowsky died Feb. 17 at 88. Survived by wife Mildred; daughters Stacy, Wendy Corell; son Gary (Susan); 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

James Orecklin died Feb. 26 at 78. Survived by wife Phillipa; daughter Michele (Lance); sons Larry, David; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Barbara Pilson died Feb. 26 at 90. Survived by daughter Cathy (Michael); son Barry (Barbara); 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Paulette Rapp died Feb. 22 at 76. Survived by cousins Lisa, Joel. Hillside

Samuel Rifkin died Feb. 17 at 100. Survived by son Edward; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai 

David Rosenfeld died Feb. 23 at 96. Survived by son Michael (Elizabeth).
Hillside

Elizabeth Rosenfeld died Feb. 10 at 98. Survived by daughter Tina (Ira) Artz; son George (Donna); 5 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sheldon Saltman died Feb. 16 at 87. Survived by daughter Lisa (Daniel) Medford; son Steven (Betsy); 4 grandchildren; sister Barbara Marder; half-brother Jack. Mount Sinai 

Jack J. Schmider died Feb. 20 at 89. Survived by son Ernest (Omar Rodriguez); 2 grandchildren; brother Walter (Barbara). Mount Sinai 

Joseph C. Steinfeld died Feb. 24 at 90. Survived by wife Joan; sons Reid (Rhona), Henry; stepson Ron (Sue) Grossblat; 7 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Estelle Lee Smalley died Feb. 17 at 89. Survived by husband Alan; daughters Sheryl, Pam (Brian) Adams; 2 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Melvin Mayer Stowsky died Feb. 20 at 87. Survived by sons Jay (David Kerr), Robert; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai n