June 26, 2019

Obituaries June 14, 2019

Leslie Arden Archer died May 4 at 68. Survived by sister Adrienne (Lewis) Weissman. Mount Sinai 

Norman D. Beals died May 4 at 102. Survived by sons Terry (Darlene), Larry (Beatrice); 1 grandchild; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Goldie Bemel died April 21 at 93.  Survived by daughters Barbara, Susie Rissien; son Brian; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Izrail Bikvan died April 18 at 73. Survived by wife Stella; daughter Klara; brother Anrikh. Mount Sinai

Rita Blank died May 3 at 98. Survived by daughter Jean (Hal) Murray; son John (Rochelle); 7 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild. Mount Sinai 

Barbara Byrnes died May 5 at 84. Survived by son Baron Hackney; brothers Alex (Tina), Greg (Kelly). Mount Sinai

Elissa Joy Carow died May 12 at 75. Survived by husband Lawrence; daughters Allison, Michele; son Bradley; brother Jeff (Renee) Friermor. Mount Sinai 

Esfir Dement died May 6 at 97. Survived by daughters Diana (Boris) Fyerman, Larissa Ashrafor; sons Arik Dyment, Yagif Kazimor; daughters Diana (Boris) Fyerman, Larissa Ashrafor; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Jeannette Di Cov died May 10 at 103. Survived by daughters Judith (Les) Pinchuk, Susan (Bob) Feiles; 4 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Doris Eaker died April 16 at 84.  Survived by son Carl (Leslie) Ogden; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

William Louis Friedman died April 23 at 62. Survived by wife Jo; daughters Shana, Chava; father Albert; brothers John (Jean), Daniel. Mount Sinai

Marlene Rae Gerson died May 7 at 83. Survived by son Steven (Chele); daughter-in-law Rikki; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Helen Glenn died April 22 at 86. Survived by daughter Michelle Pav; son David (Shelley) Baker; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sandra Helene Greenspoon died May 1 at 87. Survived by daughters Andrea Medina, Claudia (Michael B. Van Scoy-Mosher) Stone, Ronda (Jack Myers) Carnegie; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Judy Griffin died May 2, 2019 at the age of 57. Survived by husband Louis Newman. Mount Sinai 

Carolyn Haas died May 11 at 79. Survived by brother Herb (Linnear). Malinow and Silverman

Benayahu “Ben” Habibi died May 13 at 95. Survived by wife Adele; daughters Michele (Mark) Licht, Miryam (Sam) Tarica; son Don (Miriam); 12 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Barry L. Horwitz died May 2 at 76. Survived by wife Marlene; sons Marc, Brad (Mindy), Michael (Natalie); 4 grandchildren; sister Diane. Mount Sinai

Regine Jaffee died April 22 at age 83. Survived by husband Martin; daughter Belinda; sons Rami, Sid.

Alan Neal Kalsman died May 11 at 77 Survived by brother Paul (Anne). Groman Eden

Janet C. Kaufman died April 21 at 97.  Survived by daughter Deborah Covell; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Eileen Kestenbaum died April 16 at 81. Survived by daughters Terrie Rotter, Lisa Thomas. Mount Sinai

Hilda Kunstadt died April 29 at 92. Survived by sons Robert (Carole), Donald (Patti); 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Leila Landau died April 22 at 90. Mount Sinai

Lev Lapidus died April 25 at 84. Survived by daughters Bella (Dmitri), Elvira (Boris) Kogosova; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lidia Lekhgolts died May 2 at 93. Survived by son Victor; 1 grandchild; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Norman R. Marcus died May 2 at 81. Survived by wife Linda; daughter Lorrie; son Andrew (Ron); 1 grandchild; sister Rita Federico. Mount Sinai

Melvyn Masters (née Mitteldorf) died May 2 at 86. Survived by wife Pearl; daughter Robin (David) Gorski; son Mark; stepdaughter Carrie (Josh) Pinkwasser; stepson Eric Binder (Shannan); 6 grandchildren; sisters Roberta Schrier, Pearl Wexler. Groman Eden

Sol Melvin Nidetz died May 9 at 89. Survived by sons David (Julie Nimoy), Robert (Rosie). Mount Sinai

Eileen Peisner died May 2 at 83. Survived by husband Robert; daughters Julie, Laura; sons Edward, Steven (Helena); 7 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Steven Perry died April 20 at 82. Survived by wife Joan; daughter Leesa; son Gregory; 1 grandchild; sister Linda. Hillside

Hale Porter died May 20 at 90. Survived by wife Sydney; daughter Andrea Kaplowitz; son Scott (Min); stepdaughters Hillary Turk, Stacie Turk; 2 grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Sam Praw died April 17 at 90. Survived by wife Vicky; daughters Debbie (Eddie) Herbst, Ruthie (Hillel) Kellerman, Judy (Louis) Michelson; son Henry (Leanne); 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister Frieda (Karl) Newman. Chevra Kadisha

Rita Reinstein died May 11 at 83. Survived by daughter Susan (Chris) Burr; son Steven (Diana); 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Barbara Ronen died April 28 at 90. Survived by son Peter. Hillside

Elaine Rosenberg died May 6 at 84. Survived by sister Joyce Ficks. Mount Sinai 

Jason H. Ross died May 1 at 86. Survived by wife Doris; daughter Lori (Rob Garcin); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ellie Rubin-Leichter died April 19 at 85. Survived by husband Ira; daughter, Abbey Anna, Beth (Imani Tolliver) Rubin; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Soura Sadigursky died May 12 at 91. Survived by daughter Clara (Alex) Alter; son Isaac (Raya); 5 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister Esther Schwartzman. Mount Sinai

Paula Sanders died April 21 at 66. Survived by daughter Lyndsay (Aaron) Nevins-Kay; sisters Rosemary Walker, Barbara (Chuck) Barnett; brother Mark. Mount Sinai 

Alla Sigal died May 5 at 77. Survived by son Edward (Rada); 2 grandchildren; sister Raisa (Naum). Mount Sinai

Eugene “Gene” Simon died April 28 at 74. Survived by wife Camille; daughters Elizabeth Kaplan, Elana; sons Charles (Sheila Pitchenik), Matthew (Susan), Howard (Cari); 6 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; sister Carole Mequia; brother Robert (June). Mount Sinai 

Dina Sofer died April 22 at 91. Survived by daughter Miriam. Hillside

Pearl K. Solomon died May 5 at 85.  Survived by husband Eugene; daughter Aura Weltchman; son Steve (Sharon); grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Marian Stearn died April 29 at 108. Survived by daughter Judith (William); 2 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; brother Stanley (Lois). Hillside

Arnold Stern died May 9 at 93. Survived by wife Jacqueline. Mount Sinai 

Barbara Takamoto died April 27 at 84. Survived by daughter Leslie Stern. Mount Sinai

Pearl Tarnor died April 20 at 94. Survived by son Elisha (Susan Goldberg); 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Sol Taylor died April 11 at 87. Survived by wife Pearl; daughter Elana (Benjamin) Vorspan; son Benjamin (Niva); 9 grand-children; sister Myrna Haas. Chevra Kadisha

Phyllis Waldman died April 20 at 90. Survived by daughters Jan Worthy, Dawn (Dave) Bostwick; son Matt; daughter-in-law Sherry; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

David Winters died April 23 at 80. Survived by sons Jonathan (Piano), Alexander; 1 grandchild; brother Marc. Mount Sinai 

Arnold Wishnick died April 27 at 76. Survived by wife Jaclyn “Jackie” Maduff; stepdaughter Wendy (Daniel Karen) Maduff; 1 grandchild; sister Audrey Greenberg. Mount Sinai

Alexander Zalevsky died May 2 at 67. Survived by wife Inna; daughter Natalie (Tiberius) Nour; son Greg. Mount Sinai

Lester Zola died April 24 at 87. Survived by daughter Barbara; sons Mark (Utta), Brian; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai