Obituaries: Week of Feb. 17, 2017

February 16, 2017

Joseph Auerbach died Jan. 22 at 89.  Survived by daughter Mary (Bob) White; sons Stuart (Shauna), Michael. Mount Sinai

Harold Blaisch died Jan. 20 at 84. Survived by wife Jane Ellen; daughters Denise, Andrea, Shay (Ty) Bonnar; son Brian (Brenda); stepson Wes (Lindsay) Faria; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild. Mount Sinai

Deborah Ettinger Cardot died Jan. 12 at 69. Survived by sister Susan (Willim) Barcowiscz; brother Jeffrey (Debora). Hillside

Nancy Coleman died Jan. 18 at 65. Survived by brother Ira. Mount Sinai 

Charlotte Faye Cornfeld died Jan.  21 at 88. Survived by daughters Ellen Deal, Lois Cornfeld Price; son Stuart (Johanna Went); 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother, Stanley (Shirley) Kadesh. Mount Sinai

Kurt Drechsler died Jan. 22 at 96. Survived by sons Murray (Jacki) Drechsler, Larry (Jill) Drechsler; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Abraham Feinberg died Jan. 20 at 77. Survived by wife Victoria; daughters Deborah (Andy) Yanuck, Shary (Arlie) Smith, Lorrie (Ken); son Allan Saks; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; sisters Susan Emerman, Linda (Joe). Mount Sinai

Jason Fenton died Jan.  21 at 85. Survived by daughters Mina (Jordan) Rush, Tamar (David Pink), Suzanne (Dan Lieberman); 11  grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; brothers Ivor (Myra), David (Margaret) Martin. Hodroff-Epstein (Minneapolis)

Joyce Green died Jan. 22 at 89. Survived by son Neal (Pamela); 2 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Thomas B. Green died Jan. 21 at 78. Survived by wife Tracy; daughter Elizabeth Green-David; son Matthew (Heather); 3 grandchildren; brother Mitch Smith. Mount Sinai

Alan Greenstadt died Jan. 22 at 69. Survived by daughter Alexa; brother Mark (Ann). Mount Sinai

Marguerite Esther Guez died Jan. 18 at 92. Survived by daughters Michelle (Charles) Ruimy, Viviane Guez, Monique (Phillipe) Gurriet, Iline Baer; sons Paul (Elizabeth), Hubert (Roxanne), Gerald (Jackie), Yves; 22 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Robert Hurwitz died Jan. 21 at 71. Survived by daughter Deborah (Bill) Davis-Bonk; son Scott Davis; 3 grandchildren; mother Sylvia. Hillside

Ruth Ingber died Jan. 18 at 88. Survived by husband David; daughter Judy (Dan Adelstein) Leon; son David Leon; 6 grandsons; 2 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Martin Javitz died Jan.  20 at age 88. Survived by wife Naomi; daughter Barbara Norof; son Bruce; step-daughters Julie Anne Rosenfeld, Leslee Lipstone; 5 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Amiram Karney died Jan. 18 at 80. Survived by wife Perla; daughter Anessa (Stuart); son Benjamin (Ali); 5 grandchildren. Hillside

Melvin Karp died Jan. 17 at 90. Survived by wife Beverly; stepson Keith Corwin; 1 grandchild; sisters Ann Elbaum, Dorothy Coenig, Beatrice Gordon; brother Harvey (Patty). Hillside

Olivia Malka died Jan. 20 at 14. Survived by mother Kristin; father Haim; brothers Ethan Ryder, Isidor Solomon; grandparents Solomon and Lea Malka, Betty and Dale Sanders. Mount Sinai

Melvin Nadell died Jan. 17 at 97. Survived by wife Florence; daughter Patty (Jim) Tatone; son Evan; 1 grandchild. Mount Sinai 

Ronald Reisner died Jan. 13 at 87. Survived by wife Ellen; sons David (Frankie), Andrew (Jessica); 1 grandchild. Hillside

Oscar Ross died Jan. 13 at 79. Survived by wife Veronika; daughter Diana (Dani) Ross-Geiger; sons Robert (Kathi), David (Starlyn); 7 grandchildren. Hillside

Regina Lena Ross (aka Regina Lena Markheim) died Jan. 14 at 92. Survived by son Jack (Helen); 2 grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Saul Salka died Jan. 13 at 99. Survived by daughter Sandra; son Donald (Berta); 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Esther Zielinski Stern died Jan. 20 at 97. Survived by daughters Helen Stern (Jack) Ross, Sandra Stern (Steve) Shapiro; 2 grandchildren. Chevra Kadisha

Maurice Tubin died Jan. 21 at 89. Survived by wife Sandra; daughter Teri Weiss; son Brad; 3 grandchildren. Mount Sinai 

Viola “Ibi” Vari died Jan.  18 at 94. Survived by son Alexander “Alex” (Julie) Vari; 4 grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Paul Wasserman died Jan. 22 at 103. Survived by daughters Deborah, Lisa (Steven) Casino; son Stephen (Linda); 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren. Hillside

Herbert E. Wexler died Jan. 18 at 99. Survived by sons Hal (Joan), Gary (Dana); 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Robert Wiviott died Jan. 14 at 80. Survived by wife Sharon; daughter Fran (Ernie) Wish; sons Greg, Jay (Teresa); sister Gail (Jerry) Spitzer; brother Howard; 11 grandchildren. Hillside

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