Obituaries: Week of January 27, 2017

January 26, 2017

Miriam Bell died Jan. 6 at age 86. Survived by husband Sam; daughters Frances (Mike), Helen (Stephen); 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Gertrude Ann Black died Jan. 17 at 97. Survived by daughter Susan (Mark) Erkkila; son Martin (Rosalie); 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Glenn Ross Bobrow died Jan. 2 at 45. Survived by mother Holli; father Allan; brother Scott. Mount Sinai 

Annette T. Cohen died Jan. 12 at age 92. Survived by daughters Barbara, Donne E. (Acy) Prather; son Jeff (Sheila); 4 grandchildren; 3 siblings. Mount Sinai

Frederick Derfler died Jan. 4 at 90. Survived by wife Adeline; daughter Donna; brother Martin. Hillside

Shirley “Cookie” Dorenfeld died Jan. 15 at 81. Survived by daughters Robyn, Deborah (Mitchell) Clousner; son David (Stacy); 5 grandchildren; sisters Rita Goldman, Lillian Berman, Bernice Schiffman; sister-in-law Rochelle Abrams. Mount Sinai

Carole Dulberg died Jan. 7 at 87. Survived by daughter Jan Isselmann; son Ellis; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Myrtle Feenberg died Jan. 10 at 101. Groman Eden 

Fredric Sheldon Feldman died Jan. 8 at 87. Survived by daughters Donna (Michael) Steiger, Windy; stepdaughters Diana Hathaway, Janice (Peter) Kupratis, Joyce Grosvenor; stepson Daniel Hathaway; 2 grandchildren; 6 stepgrandchildren; 3 great-stepgrandchildren. Mount Sinai

Irene Feldman died Jan. 11 at 99. Survived by daughter Norma (Scott) Damschroder; son Sanford (Lynda); 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Janet Fink died Jan. 8 at 70. Survived by husband Alan; daughters Robyn (Michael) Lazans, Melissa (Steven) Sale. Mount Sinai 

Heather Nash Frankle died Dec. 23 at 71. Survived by husband Nick; daughter Donna (Joe) Sartor; son James (Jacqui); 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister Barbara (David) Goldstein; brothers Paul (Amy) Nash, Bob (Diane); brother-in-law Alan (Janice). Mount Sinai

Esther Gerst died Jan. 14 at 85. Survived by daughter Rachel Molin; son Harry (Diane); 3 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Marian Rebecca Ginsberg died Jan. 11 at 95. Survived by 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Lillian Goff died Jan. 11 at 95. Survived by son Leonard. Mount Sinai

Jerome Goldblatt died Jan. 14 at 90. Survived by daughters Gayle (Marshall) Lambert, Laurie (Larry) Borenstein; son Neal; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brother Seymour (Shelley). Mount Sinai 

Ruthanne M. Goodfarb died Jan. 3 at 53. Survived by brother Steven (Kit).

Myer Grossman died Jan. 13 at 107. Survived by daughter Marsha Kent. Mount Sinai 

Miriam Jalowitz died Jan. 6 at 103. Survived by daughters Ettie Councilman, Shandell Graham, Tema (Jim) Smith, Fayga (Michael) Murane; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Mildred Marcia Karp died Jan. 14 at 101. Survived by daughter Doreen (Donald); son Richard; 5 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Jerome Koenigsberg died Jan. 11 at 77. Survived by wife Marilyn; daughters Raquel (Cary) Schnitzer, Diana (William Howard), Angie. Mount Sinai

Ruth Martin died Jan. 16 at 95, Survived by daughters Fae (Chuck) Lipeles, Iris Greenberg, Eileen (Barry) Kaplan; 6 grandchildren.  Groman Eden

Ronald A. Meyer died Dec. 23 at 77. Survived by wife Rachel; daughter Sabrina. Chevra Kadisha

Florence R. Neyer died Jan. 9 at 92. Survived by sons Todd (Karyn), Nelson (Lisa); 2 grandchildren; 1 stepgrandchild; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Edward Pildesh died Jan. 5 at 75. Survived by wife Svetlana; daughters Ellen (Igor) Drabkin, Irina Akselrud; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Maurice P. Samson died Jan. 11 at 98. Survived by daughter Karen (William J. Smith) Samson Smith; son Donald (Claudia); 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Rehla Schneier died Jan. 5 at 87. Survived by husband Bernard; sons Neal, Marc; 4 grandchildren;  brothers Joseph Fremont, Albert Fremont. Mount Sinai

Maurice Shapiro died Jan. 15 at 93. Survived by daughters Beth (Richard) Frank, Ellen (Gregory) Simon; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sister Edith Stahl; brother Fred (Shelly Rochelle). Mount Sinai

Paul Siener died Jan. 8 at 95. Survived by son Michael (Madhya Regnier); sister-in-law Frances Cooper. Mount Sinai

Gloria Stein died Jan. 16 at 84. Survived by husband Joe; daughter Sheri Stein-Lentz; sons Jason, Marc (Sylvia); 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Bette L. Varon died Jan. 9 at 87. Survived by daughter Michelle; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brother Frank Singer. Mount Sinai

Joseph Witkow died Jan. 4 at 99. Survived by sons Jerry (Sue), Barry (Linda), Robert (Roberta), Stanley (Susan); 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren. Groman Eden

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