September 21, 2019

Obituaries: June 21, 2019

Lawrence “Larry” F. Arnold died April 29 at 84. Survived by daughters Jessica Mayerson, Stephanie, Alissa Block; 7 grandchildren. 

James Bachner died May 21 at 96. Survived by wife Marilyn; sons Evan (Lisa), Robert; 6 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Sue Bernstein died May 15 at 87. Survived by husband Joseph; son Bill. Hillside

Gloria Birnberg died May 14 at 89. Survived by husband Elliot; sons Scott (Rossana), Cory (Val); 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother Rick. Hillside

Susan Caplan died May 7 at 79. Survived by husband Jay; daughter Denise Lynn; son Lawrence; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Alexander Chorny died May 20 at 79. Survived by wife Ida; sons Marat (Angela), Arthur; 1 grandchild; brother Leon (Mina). Mount Sinai 

Bernard Chud died May 17 at 92. Survived by daughters Vicki, Jacki; 3 grandchildren; sister Edith Siegal. Mount Sinai

Morton Cohon died May 22 at 91. Survived by wife Natalie; daughters Carol (Daniel) Bovill, Debra Gruen; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

John David died May 8 at 72. Survived by sister Sharon. Hillside

Bernice S. Don died May 18 at 91. Survived by daughter Marcia; son David (Patty). Mount Sinai

Thelma Edberg died May 3 at 100. Survived by son Ronald; son-in-law Charles; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Sheila Ellman died May 13 at 70. Survived by husband Bruce; daughter Heather (Adam); son Josh; 2 grandchildren; sisters Naomi, Pamela, Francyne. Hillside

Zelda Epstein died May 17 at 92. Survived by daughter Marlene Palmer; son Bruce.  Mount Sinai 

Harold “Hal” Fonstein died May 16 at 91. Survived by wife Susan; daughters Andrea (Gary) Silver, Cindy (Rob) Krier; sons Cliff (Nadia), Eric (Sally); 7 grandchildren; sister Diane Isaacs. Mount Sinai 

Sol Gindoff died May 15 at 98. Survived by wife Lydia; daughters Vicki (Gary), Dana; 4 grandchildren. Hillside

Rita Hersh died May 10 at 81. Survived by husband Alan; daughter Paula; sons Michael (Renita), Jeffrey; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Hillside

Tomas Kovar died May 20 at 83. Survived by wife Rita; daughter Jacquline; sons Bernardo (Caryn), Desiderio (Libby) Louie-Kovar; 6 grandchildren.  Mount Sinai 

Liza Mamzhi died May 6 at 83. Survived by son Gennady (Susie); 1 grandchild; brother Moritz. Hillside

Elaine S. Pehr died May 17 at 85. Survived by son Howard (Lenor Ramirez); 1 grandchild; brother Myron (Lynn) Schuster. Mount Sinai 

Florence Penso died May 16 at 99. Survived by daughter Donna (Paul) Rosenzweig; son Jeffrey (Rebecca); 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Malinow and Silverman

Yvette Pollack died May 17 at 85. Survived by husband Jordan; daughters Maria, Sheryl; 1 grandchild. Malinow and Silverman

John Pokras died May 6 at 75. Survived by wife Toby; sisters-in-law Tracy, Toni. Hillside

Allen Prosk died May 4 at 56. Survived by mother Linda Kamenir-Prosk; sister Sheli (Jay) Friedman. Mount Sinai

Felicia Richards died May 24 at 83. Survived by husband Jay; sons Bret (Liz Campanile), Douglas (Susan); 1 granddaughter; 2 great-grandchildren; brother Benjamin (Barbara) Kushel. Mount Sinai

Mariana Rosman died May 16 at 87. Survived by daughter Cynthia (James); son Daniel; 3 grandchildren. Hillside

Charles Rowitz died May 11 at 90. Survived by wife Francine; daughters Mona, Deborah Rosen, Susan Dixon; son Craig (Terry); 7 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai 

Elaine Sandberg died April 4 at 86. Survived by daughters Licia Wolf, Sima (Bruce Williamson) Wolf; 1 grandchild; sister Carol (Benjamin) Levin. Mount Sinai 

Irving Sautman died May 6 at 96. Survived by daughter Susan; sons Michael, Steven, Barry; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Marcey Schoenkerman died May 22 at 72. Survived by husband Bert; daughter Renie; son Aaron. Mount Sinai 

Joseph “Joey” Schrage died May 10 at 55. Survived by daughters Alexis, Lily, Pilar. Mount Sinai

Michael Schwartz died April 19 at 47. Survived by mother Kathi Starr; father Marshall; brother Eric (Elana); stepbrother Daryl; half-sister Lauryn Powers. Mount Sinai 

Don Shore died May 12 at 81. Survived by husband James; cousin Faith. Hillside

Inge Spiegl died May 10 at 97. Survived by daughter Ronette Kaplan; son Steven (Wendy); 2 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai 

Emilie Stern died May 15 at 86. Survived by daughter Michelle (Robert) King; 1 grandchild. 

Paul Taubman died May 16 at 89. Survived by daughter Cynthia (Leo) Rotberger; son Drew; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brothers Charles (Barbara), David (Joy). Mount Sinai 

Irene Tyson died May 15 at 77. Survived by husband Barry; sons Robin Bronner, Saul Bronner; step-daughters Marni (Brian) Gallagher, Patti (Jack) Hartungl; 5 grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman 

Reavis Weinberg died May 8 at 38. Survived by sisters Elizabeth, Valia, Geja; grandmother Lillian; uncle David (Susan); aunt Molly. Hillside