October 20, 2019

Obituaries: Oct. 4, 2019

Nancy Aspaturian died Sept. 5 at 60. Survived wife Laurie Aronoff; daughters Lilia Aronoff-Aspaturian, Emma Aronoff-Aspaturian; sister Heidi Aspaturian. Mount Sinai

Alice Berk died Sept. 6 at 88. Survived by daughters Marcia (David) Nimmer, Jill; sons Greg (Silvana Boroukhim), Jeremy; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Nina Blumberg died Sept. 3 at 87. Survived by daughter-in-law Margaret Christine; 2 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sister Mary Catherine. Hillside 

Stuart Cooper died Sept. 3 at 75. Survived by daughter Adrienne (Jerry) Witherspoon; son Scott (Geena); 4 grandchildren; sister Linda Birnbaum. Mount Sinai

Asher Fausett died Aug. 30 at 20. Survived by mother Hilary; father Bret; sisters Eleanor, Claire. Mount Sinai

Ira Fine died Sept. 7 at 79. Survived by wife Barbara; sons Daniel “Dan,” Richard “Rick” (Wendy), Kenneth “Ken” (Jill); 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Hella Fletcher died Sept. 4 at 94. Survived by son Seymour; sister Sharon (Daryl) Herbert; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Edith Gold died Sept. 4 at 96. Survived by son Seth (Julie). Malinow and Silverman

Ruben Gordon died Aug. 31 at 85. Survived by wife Minda; daughter Bluma (Alex) Chernobelysky; 2 grandchildren; brother David (Hasya). Mount Sinai

Beatrice Helfand died Sept. 4 at 98. Survived by sons Bernard Shoeps, Ted; 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Ronald S. Isacoff died Sept. 3 at 71. Survived by wife Barbara; daughter Jennifer (Mack) Hill; son Joseph Luftman; 4 grandchildren; brother Howard. Mount Sinai

Gerald Klaz died Aug. 24 at 83. Survived by wife Paige Holliday Klaz; daughters  Julie, Ilana; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Shirley Mae Klein died Sept. 1 at 85. Survived by sister Shelly Arons. Mount Sinai

Lloyd Leighton died Sept. 1 at 78. Survived by son Matthew (Rachel); 1 grandchild. Chevra Kadisha

Norma G. Lustig died Aug. 26 at 82. Survived by sister Marsha (Barry) Waldman. Mount Sinai

Michael Murry died Sept. 4 at 72. Survived by daughters Gina, Jennifer (David) Stapleton, Christina (Nelson) Campos; son David (Lillian); 7 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister Michelle Kingston; brother Dennis (Alisha); mother-in-law Nancy Filkow. Mount Sinai

Jack Nomberg died Sept. 5 at 101. Survived by daughter Bella; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Barbara. Hillside

BenTzion Novack died Sept. 6 at 64. Survived by wife Yocheved; daughters Tzipora Lifchitz, Bryna Webb, Rivky, Chavi, Esther; sons Hershey, Shmuli, Mendel, Yossi; 15 grandchildren; brothers Steve, James. Mt. Olive Cemetery, Los Angeles 

Eshagh Refah died Sept. 2 at 98. Survived by daughters Roohi (Mansoor) Radparvar, Mehri (Kamran) Firooz, Vida (Kouroush) Kohanteb; son Iraj Refah; sister Zinat Kohantab. Malinow and Silverman

Harry Reis died Sept. 7 at 96. Survived by wife Ruth; daughters Melanie (Jonathan) Steiner, Claudia; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai

Thomas R. Robinson died Sept. 7 at 78. Survived by wife Irene; daughter Theresa Nivon; son Nathaniel (Girlie); 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sisters Pat (Joel) Founier, Joann Scrowder; brother John (Pauline). Mount Sinai

Stanley Sackler died Sept. 3 at 82. Survived by wife Betty; sons Robbie (Amy), Jerry (Marla); 4 grandchildren; brother Allen. Hillside

Herbert J. Simons died Aug. 29 at 78. Survived by wife Sharon Alfers; daughter Jennifer (Josh) Luchs; sons Jordan (Vanina), Benjamin David; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lenore M. Starr died Aug. 3 at 89. Survived by daughters Mona (Jeff) Platt, Rhoda (Bob) Meyer, Sharyn; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Sylvia Steinberg died Aug. 30 at 98. Survived by daughter Marsha; sons Carl (Ruth), Marc; 2 grandchildren. Hillside

Joanne Trumer died Aug. 23 at 73. Survived by husband Gary; sister Marilyn (Carol) Frankel; brother David (Rebecca) Frankel. Mount Sinai

Morton Tubor died Aug. 22 at 102. Survived by son Larry (Suzan Znoy); 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sina