June 2009

ALBAUM, PAUL
Age 82. Husband for 57 years of Doris, nee Pinchuk; father of Andrea (Paul Feinstein) Albaum-Feinstein and Jeffrey (Karen); grandfather of Glen, Melanie and Scott; son of the late Samuel and Gussie; brother of the late Morris. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Alzheimer’s Assn., 225 N. Michigan, Fl 17, Chgo 60601.

ALBERT, ROBERT M.
Age 89. Husband of Hattie Jane “Sis” nee Harrison; father of Andy (Mona) Albert and Carol (Stewart) Balkin; grandfather of  Amy (Lance) Rantala, Ben (Kristin) Albert, Laura (fiance Scott Friedman), Alex, Amy (Daniel Logeman) and Karen (Inder Bhoovaraghan) Balkin, Bill (Michelle), Andrew, and Liz Brody (fiance Tim Leary); great-grandfather of Charlie, Will, Hallie, Edith, Sammy and Olivia; brother of Theodore (Ann) and the late Lenore. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to charity of choice.

ANDELMAN, DR. SAMUEL
Age 93. Former Health Commissioner, City of Chicago and first Health Director, Village of Skokie. Husband of Bernice and the late Joan K. (nee Hunt). Father of Meg (Doug) Keller, Barb (Bill) Dodds, Jan (the late Marco) Roversi and Nancy (Wally) Opyd. Grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and special friend. Private arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Rainbow Hospice, 444 N. Northwest Hwy # 145, Park Ridge 60068.

ARDEN, LAWRENCE S.
Father of Mia Graff and Ross; grandfather of Marc and Steven Graff; brother of Neil (Pam) and Jeff; preceded in death by his sisters and his parents, Alan and Ada. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom.

ARTSTEIN, ISABEL
April 29. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

BASKIN, LARRY
Son of Melvin and the late Rita; brother of Rosalee Bryant, Rona (Chip) King, Debbie Miller Charles and Jackie (Peter) Thomas; uncle of Cynthia (Brent) Bunch, Josh and Courtney King, Brett Charles, Maxwell, Henry and Charlie Thomas and the late Amy Seibel; great-uncle of Owen. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to Huntington Society Illinois Chapter, PO Box 8383, Rolling Meadows 60008.

BELL, HOWARD E.
Age 79. Husband for 36 years of Linda, nee Spiegel; father of Andrea Joy, Julie (Dan Toubiana, Michael (Brooke) Mandrea and the late Marcy Watson; son-in-law of Evelyn Spiegel; grandfather of David and Tracy; brother of Diane (the late Mickey) Comin; son of the late Max and Betty. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Family of Andy Bell, c/o Little City, 1760 Algonquin, Palatine 60067.

BENSON, HARRY
Age 98. Husband to Wilma for 74 years; father of Barbara Ticho (Bob Levi), Marilyn Bobrow and Lee (Kathy); grandfather of 7; great-grandfather of 9. Long, successful career in the music business with Wm. Lewis & Sons, specialty the violin. Assembled one of the foremost book collections on Antonio Stradivari. His focus was spending time with his family, who will always remember his patience, honesty and  kindness. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom.

BRESLER, MAY
(nee AZEN). Age 84. Wife of the late Fred. Mother of Renee (Leonard) Rothschild, Beverly (Howard) Shless and Adrienne Nadler. Grandma May of Alison (Steve) Dry, Dana and Adam (Sarah) Rothschild, and Eric Abarbanell. GG to Sarah and Noah Dry, Lena and Ezra Rothschild. Sister of the late Diane (Harry) Chorney. “…your love will live in my heart.” Arrangements by Westlawn Jewish Funerals. Memorials to CNADC, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Ofice of Development, 750 N. Lake Shore Dr. 9th Fl., Chgo 60611, Attn: Barbara Monroe or at www.brain.northwestern.edu/about/giving.html.

BURIAN, HERMA
(nee WOLFINGER). Age 91. Wwife of the late Dr. Kurt; mother of Penny (David) Strauss and David (Arlene); grandmother of Daniel (Dr. Elizabeth Woo) and Karyn Strauss, Sharon and Kevin (Avigial); great-grandmother of Rebecca, Arielle and Joshua Strauss, Noam and Sara; daughter of the late Ilona and Theodor Wolfinger; sister of the late Robert (Louise) Wolfinger; aunt, cousin and friend of many. Lifelong member of Hadassah, renowned baker. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Hadassah, North Shore Chapter, 1724 First St., Highland Park, 60035, 847.433.6350.

COREN, MARILYN
(nee ZEMAN). Age 78. Wife of the late Jerrold; mother of Steven( Lourdes), Edward (Suzanne), and Marc (Megan); grandmother of Alison, Andrew, Chelsie, Meredith and Madeline; daughter of the late Morris and Sophie; sister of Geraldine (the late Leo) Fox and Irving (Ida) Zeman; sister-in-law of Sherie (Alan) Shapiro and the late Arlene Zeman; aunt of many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to charity of choice.

DORFMAN, JUDITH JOY
Wife of 47 years of Irwin; daughter of Al and the late Shirley Gorin; mother of Beth (Joel) Spenadel, Leslie (Philip) Houk and Michael; nonnie of Hannah and Jacob Spenadel, Sam and Isabella Houk; sister of Iris (Herb) Horwitz; aunt, great-aunt and  friend to many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Keshet, 617 Landwehr, Northbrook 60062.

DROWER, HARRIET
Age 80. Wife of Victor for 60 years; mother of Iris (Doug) Glover, Ira (Dolores) and Ed (Laura); bubbie of Matthew, Adrian and Ethan; aunt, sister-in-law and friend. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment at Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201; or Ezra Habonim, The Niles Township Jewish Congregation, 4500 W. Dempster, Skokie 60076.

DUBOW, LEONARD S.
Age 88. Partner in Simon, Dubow, Breyer & Co., Accountants. Past President and honored Member of Skokie Valley Kiwanis for over 50 years. Husband of Arline nee Cohn for 63 years; father of Jeffrey (Deborah), Debra (Tom Lyons), and Andrea Weinstein; grandfather of Jeremy (Farrah Zick), Dr Jordan (Dr Stephanie), Dylan Lyons, Brianna and Brooke Weinstein; brother of the late Helen Gardner and Flossie Klein. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Ezra Habonium The Niles Township Congregation, 4500 W. Dempster, Skokie 60076; or Skokie Kiwanis Club, 9300 Weber Park Place, Skokie 60077.

EBER, RALPH “GUS”
Age 102. Husband of the late Helen, nee Doppelt; father of Judith Eber, Albert (Lucille) and the late Sherwyn (Beverly) Hoffman; Grampa of Jodie (Daniel Cohen) and Cary Newman, Michelle Dolan, Denise, Karen, Vicki and Leslie; great-grandfather of Myles Nathaniel, Emmet Sky and Jasper Alan; uncle and friend to many. Gus was a founding member of A.G. Beth Israel and a proud World War II Veteran in the Army Corps of Engineers. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Guardian Hospice, 1775 Winnetka #103, Northfield 60093.

EPSTEIN, PEARL
(nee POTASH). Age 92. Wife of the late Henry; mother of Peter (Alane), and the late Sharon Steinberg; grandmother of Barri and Ari; sister of Beatrice (late Ben) Rosen and the late Edna Falk. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group.; Interment in St. Albans, NY. Memorials to Y-Me, 212 W. Van Buren #5, Chgo 60607.

FAIN, DAVID
Age 86. Owned Betty’s of Winnetka. Captain-Pilot in the USAAF and enjoyed his love of flying all his life; husband for 64 years of Ruth; Dad of Robert;  brother of the late Barbara Grabow; uncle of Ellen and Andrew (Hermine) Grabow; great-uncle and great-great-uncle of Ellen’s children and grandchildren. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to charity of choice.

GOLDSTEIN, IRIS
Age 89. Wife of the late Harry; mother of Steven and Marcy; grandmother of Stacia, Jonella and Jamie; daughter of the late Lena and Max; sister of the late Shirley and Grace; aunt of Barry and a loyal, caring friend of Ruth, Michelle, Nancy and others. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Anti-Cruelty Society,157 Grand, Chgo 60610.

GORIN, SHIRLEY
(nee MILLER). Wife for 70 years of Al; mother of Judith (Irwin) Dorfman and Iris (Herbert) Horwitz; grandmother of Beth (Joel) Spenadel, Leslie (Philip) Houk, Mara (Jeffrey) Weiss, Jeremy (Lisa) Kerman and Michael Dorfman; great-grandmother of Hannah and Jacob Spenadel, Sam and Isabella Houk and Caleb Kerman; twin sister of Sherwin (Audrey) Miller and sister of Ben (Anna) Elman, Della (Lewis) Levine and Dorothy (Emanuel) Schwartz; aunt of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Keshet, 617 Landwehr, Northbrook 60062.

GRANAT, LEE ANN
(nee BLOCK). Age 73. Wife of the late Herman; father of Michael (Karen) and Rachel Granat; grandma of Charlie, Joseph and Tommy; sister of Alvin (Rita) and Arthur (Shirley) Block and the late Jacqueline (the late Leonard) Rich; aunt and cousin of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, NS Chapter, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201.

GREENFIELD, MOLLY
(nee SCHWARTZ). April 22. Age 97. Wife of the late Hymen. Mother of Annette (the late Stanley) Steinbord, Adele Rosenthal and Frank (Etta) Greenfield. Grandmother of 6. Great-grandmother of 8. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to Jewish United Fund, 30 S. Wells #3134, Chgo 60606.

HAAS, MORRIS
Age 79. Husband of the late Rosella nee Becker; father of Irwin, Neal and Howard (Debbie); Grandpa Morrie of Reed, Jett, Sam and Hannah; brother of the late Lillie (late Morrie) Cohen; uncle of Mitchell (Roz) Cohen and Vicki (Bert) Satovitz; brother-in-law of Sybil Becker; cousin of Arnie and Sherwin Dubren. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201.

HANDLER, JUNE F.
(nee HESS). Age 67. Dedicated employee of Council for Jewish Elderly, then Jewish Vocational Service; Board of Trustees member at Cong. Beth Shalom. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Wife of Gerald; mother of Robert (Linda), Susan (Wesley) Nissen, Lisa (Brian) Ackerman, and Howard; Bubbie of Nathan, Matthew, Andrew, Hallie, and Gabrielle; daughter of the late Arthur and Gertrude Hess; sister of Robert (Linda) and Stanford Hess; sister-in-law of Raymond and Arlene; aunt, great-aunt and friend to many. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Internment: Shalom. Memorials to University of Chicago Melanoma Research, c/o Dr. Thomas Gajewski, 5841 S. Maryland, MC2115, Chgo 60637.

HARRIS, JEWEL
(nee MOSSMAN). Age 93, of Las Vegas, formerly of Chicago. Wife of the late Raymond; mother of Ronald (the late Sherry), and Andrea (Stuart) Mazur; grandmother Scott and Eric; Dr.Glen (Leslie) and Ian (Jennifer) Hirsch, and Tina (Clint) Weaver; great-grandmother of 6. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Waldheim.

HEILBRUNN, BERT
Age 89. Husband of Sybelle nee Yarmo; father of Jerry, Joan (Ralph) Barbakoff and Robin Beth (Mark) Gordon; grandfather of Ross, Todd, Carrie (Loren) Shevitz, Daniel and Benjamin Gordon. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Jewish Oakridge. Memorials to Selfhelp Home, 908 W. Argyle, Chgo 60640.

HORWITZ, HERMAN I.
Age 86. Husband of the late Anne, nee Zuckerman; father of Shelley (Andy) Forrest and Allan; grandfather of Evan, Jessica and Drew; son of the late Celia and Samuel; brother of Marian and the late Donald (Sonya), brother-in-law of Max (Lois) Zuckerman; uncle and friend of many. Herman was a proud WWII Veteran and lifelong member of the Tulane Family. He was a former active member of the Niles Township Jewish Cong. and a CPA for over 40 years. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Alzheimer Disease Assn., 8430 W. Bryn Mawr #800, Chgo 60631 or Support for Families of Children with Disabilities, 2601 Mission St. #606, San Francisco, CA 94110.

JOSEPH, MARY
(nee OKOUNEFF). Age 95. She lived and died with beauty, grace and dignity. Wife of the late Jack; mother of Elayne (the late Burton) Pritikin and Ted (Ronna); grandmother of Terri (John) Crittenden, David (Linda) and Mark (Lisa) Richter, David (Laura) Rothbart, Joshua (Tara), Jeremy (Jaclyn) and Justin; great-grandmother of 12. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to charity of choice.

KAHN, JEFFREY R.
Age 38. Son of Frank and Penny (nee Pikofsky); brother of Michael (Heidi); uncle of Madeline, Brian, and Alyssa; cousin of many; nephew of Nancy (the late Philip) Pikofsky and Adriene (Bruce) Cramer; grandson of Bertha (the late Harry) Pikofsky, and the late Ernest and Emmy Kahn. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cancer Wellness Ctr., 215 Revere, Northbrook 60062

KATZMAN, SARAH
(nee GOLAND). Age 94. Self-made business woman and master Bridge player; wife of the late Maurice;  mother of Sharon Rosenthal; grandmother of Martin and Rachel Lynn Rosenthal. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom

KERSHNER, ELAINE
(nee SADOWSKY). Age 68. Mother of Elyse (Michael) Shanker and Rikki (Don) Micel; "Nana" of Rachyl, Blake, Brandon, Danielle, Rhyan and Kyle; sister of Jeanette (the late Joe) Wenikoff, Ethel and the late Eli (late Anne) and Irving Sadowsky; former wife of Allen; aunt and great-aunt to Iris Wenikoff , Robin (Irwin) Jordyn and Logan Goodman. and to many others; friend to many. Nana to her granddogs Sammy, Ozzy, Kobey and Izzy. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, A.S.P.C.A. or charity of choice.

KUTCHINS, BERNICE
(nee KUTCHINSKY). Age 93. Wife of the late Jack. Sister of the late Edythe Bagel and Lillian Kassin. Mother of Michael (Karen). Grandmother of Bradley (Carole) and Scott (Nicole). Great-grandmother of Ashlei, Kourtnei, Michael and Spencer. Sister-in-law to Adora. Aunt of 8. Special appreciation to Rosa Solene and Karlyn Beil for compassionate care. Arrangements by Westlawn Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire, Glenview 60025.

LEVIS, LAURENCE “LARRY”
Age 57. Husband of Debra Homer Levis; father of Daniel, Molly, Samuel, and Bennett; son of Allen “Bud” and the late Elaine; brother of Bill (Ann); son-in-law of Richard and Judith Homer; brother-in-law of Michael (Marci) Homer and Laurel (Edward) Shapiro; uncle of Jon Levis, H.B. and Emma Homer, Nathan and Jesse Shapiro. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to American Brain Tumor Assn., 2720 River Rd, Des Plaines 60018 or Alternatives, Attn: Judy Gall, 4730 N. Sheridan, Chgo 60640.

MADANSKY, JEROME
Age 71. Husband of Dale, nee Wagenheim; father of Tracy (Marc Brenner), Elaine (Keith Goldberg), and Sharon (Lidney Clarke); grandfather of Lauren and Kevin Brenner, Rachel and Noah Goldberg, Olivia, Norah and Hannah Clarke; son of Anna Gawronski and the late Harry; brother of Albert (Paula). Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, 1111 Stewart, Bethpage, NY 11714.

MAGIT, HEATHER SUSAN
Daughter of Ellen and Alan; sister of Erica (Randy) Sidell; niece of Nathan (Sue) and Michael (Barbara); cousin of Jerry (Linda) and Karen Bernstein (Jeff Rhodes), Debbie (Scot) Castellani, Jeff (Allison) and Jennifer; dear to all who knew her. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Misericordia, 6300 North Ridge, Chgo 60660.

MARC, LOIS
(nee LEVINE). Age 82. Wife for 61 years of the late Dr. Arthur; mother of Peggy (Sidney) Kaz, Vicki (Stuart) Fabian and Charles (Linda); grandma of Joshua (Kelly) and Brian Fabian, Jennifer and David Marc, Dr. Ari (Carrie) Kaz, Jessica (Michael) Hoffman and the late Jamie Fabian; great-grandmother of Nathan Fabian-Morales, Jamie Fabian, Dori, Meital, Asher and Gili Hoffman. Lois was cared for by Tess. Lois was known for her culinary expertise and being a world traveler, with a long career in the travel industry. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. Memorials to Boys Town Jerusalem, 12 W. 31st, New York, NY 10001 or Solomon Schechter Day School, 9301 Gross Point, Skokie 60076.

MARKS, MURIEL J.
(nee LIPSCHULTZ). Age 86. Wife of the late William; mother of Judy Pincus, Susan (Steve) Bruemmer, Linda (Zvi) Regenwor, Paula (Mike Tarr) and  Alan (Roxanne); grandmother of Jennifer, Brandon, Megan, Kelli, Martha, David, Sarah, William and Jeremy; Great-grandmother of Jeniah, A’jalah and Seth. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Nephrology Research Fund, Northshore University Health Systems, Attn: Dr. Stuart Sprague, 2650 N. Ridge, Evanston 60201.

MARSH, RICHARD
Age 71, of Chicago, formerly of Bronx, NY. Co-Founder of Richmond Manhoff Marsh, and most recently, Principal of Marsh Consulting LTD; father of Jordan and Jennifer (Michael Gordon); grandfather of Daniel and Rachel Gordon; son of the late Reva and Irving; brother of the late Harold (late Ruth) and Zane (Sondra); uncle and great-uncle of many. He loved family, friends and fishing trips. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Rosehill. Memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 tel: (800) 805-5856.

MEADOWS, FRIEDA
(nee ZIDER). Age 91. Wife of the late Alex; mother of Harlene (Marvin) Glick and Joel (Susan); grandmother of Alyce (Cary) Robins, Bonnie (Steve) Fischoff, Shannon (Robert) Woerner and Jeffrey; great-grandmother of Amanda, Emily, Dahlia, Reagan, Molly, Kai, Ryan and Gavin; sister of the late Morris (Lil), late Irwin (Helen), late Sidney and late Bessie Zider; sister-in-law of Molly Zider; aunt of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob Synagogue, 8825 E. Prairie Rd., Skokie 60076;or Dobson Plaza Nursing Home, 120 Dodge, Evanston 60202.

MLODINOFF, MARSHALL IRA
Husband of late Bella Dubia. Father of Rhonda and Jeffrey (Kathi). Brother of  the late  Ruth (Manuel) Weisman, Bess (Jack) Henner, Esther Rothstein (Phil) Natkin, Phil (Florence Netzky). Friend of Elayne Fischer. Grandfather of Becca and Rachel Nagorsky, Cade. U.S. Army Veteran WWII, Medical Corps Pharmacist, 32nd General Hospital. Graduate of University of Illinois, College of Pharmacy, 1941. Owner and operator of SavMor Drugs, Niles, Il, S & R Drugs, Lombard, Il, and Westgate Drugs, Arlington Heights, Il. Founding member of Cong. B’Nai Emunah, Skokie. Officer, Board Member and choir member for 35 years. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Beth Emet Synagogue in honor of Rhonda Mlodinoff, 1224 Dempster, Evanston 60202; or Cong. B’Nai Emunah Beth Hillel, 3220 Big Tree, Wilmette 60091; or Solomon Schecter Day School, 3250 Maxine Cohen Dr., Northbrook 60062.

MOZER, BEVERLEE
April 24. Age 77. Mother of Jordan, Gary and Pamela; mother-in-law of Karen, Deborah & Jerry; grandmother of Eliza, Chloe, Isabel, Phillip, Joanie & Teddy; aunt of Stefan and Lisa; great-aunt of Justin & Marisa. Pre-deceased by husband & father, Dr. Phillip Mozer, and 2nd husband, Walter Rothbard. An accomplished artist & businesswoman, Beverlee worked her way from commercial illustrator to advertising executive in the late 1950s. She was a successful painter and sculptor in the ‘60s and ‘70s. She developed a chain of 8 Forms & Faces luxury fashion boutiques. Executive vice president and COO for Jordan Mozer & Associates Ltd. 1986-2006, designing restaurants, shops and hotels and manufacturing furnishing designs worldwide. She was greatly loved and will be deeply missed. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Community Concerns Fund at Chicago Sinai Cong., 15 W. Delaware, Chgo.

NEIKRUG, BELLE
(nee MAILICK). Age 95. Wife of the late David. Mother of Shimson (Miriam), Michael (Gayla) and Fredric (Lois). Sister of Helen (the late George) Tulsky and the late Sydney (Mildred) Mailick. “Savta” of 10. Great-grandmother of 23. Arrangements by Westlawn Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Council for Jewish Elderly, 3003 W. Touhy, Chgo 60645.

NEWMAN, WAYNE S.
Husband of Harlene nee Nathan; father of Chuck (Lisa), Matt and Brad; grandfather 'Pa' of Luke and Max; son of Ruth and the late Charles; brother of Barbara; son-in-law of Lee and Norman Nathan. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom.

ORLEANS, EDWARD L.
Husband of Marilyn “Micki”; father of David (Arianna) and Jason (Katie); Zaydie of Estelle, Simone, Nathan and Ezra; brother of Sandra (Lyle) Hochman. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to LUNGevity Foundation, 435 N. LaSalle #310, Chgo 60654.

OVSON, MARY S.
(nee SOMMERS). Age 96. Wife of the late Eugene; mother of Joan (Richard) Ladon, Richard and Alan (Susan); grandmother of Kathleen (Patrick) Dean, Laura (Michael) Ellis, Wendy (Aaron) Haller, Margaret, Brady, Andrew, and Gabriella; great-grandmother "Gigi" of 7; sister of Theresa (the late Carl) Hirshbein and the late Frank (late Theresa) Sommers. Cared for by Olga Allen and Nancy Cloud. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park.

PICK, ALBERT III
Age 74. Husband of Kay nee Levi; father of Thomas F. (Mary Lynn), Janet (Robert) Karr Jr., Lisa (Michael) Nurzia and Benjamin (Melissa) Pomeranz; grandfather of 9; brother of the late Gladys; uncle of many. Private arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, 410 S. Michgan #833, Chgo 60605; The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2340 S. Cannon, Chgo 60614, and/or The Union League Boys and Girls Clubs, 65 W. Jackson, Chgo 60614,
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PIKOWSKY, MAURICE “MAURY”
Age 87. WWII Veteran of Normandy Invasion and Battle of the Bulge. Ffather of Jonathan (Audrey Bourguet) and Adam Pick; grandfather of Jeremy Pick; brother of Mary (Milton) Coen; uncle of Victor and Sanford Gruntwage, Paula Marker; former husband "Emeritus" of Dolores Pick. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Disabled American Veterans PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.

PODOLSKY, DANIEL PERLMAN
Age 43. Son of Judy Perlman and the late Raymond Podolsky. Brother of Adam and Jonathon. Nephew of Marilyn (Bill) Shonfeld and Al (Rose). Cousin and friend of many. Good soul, very funny, generous and charitable, strong supporter of Israel and a lover of beauty. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Trilogy, 1400 W. Greenleaf, Chgo 60626.

PORT, LAURENCE S.
Age 68. Father of Matthew R. and Elizabeth S.; son of the late Tina and Monte; nephew of Rose (the late Herbert) Gross and Hedda Levin. Larry and Linda provided each other with unwavering and steadfast support. Private rrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201.

RABIN, VALERIE
(nee BALL). Wife of the late Leon; sister of the late Rudolph and late Ethel Ball; aunt and great-aunt of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Mt. Jehoshua. Memorials to Leon Rabin Memorial Fund, C/O Cong. B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, 901 Milwaukee, Glenview..

RAFFELD, GEORGE
Age 90. Decorated WWII Veteran, one of the last of The Greatest Generation. Husband of the late Annette nee Rothbart; father of Neal Raffeld and Ilene (David) Davis; grandfather of Ryan, Julie (Aaron) Herrmann, Jinny, Kimberly, and Shawn Davis; great-grandfather of Sydney Annabelle Herrmann; former father-in-law of Barbara Raffeld; brother of the late Sylvia Bramson; uncle and friend to many. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis, Evanston 60202.

REZWIN, GOLDIE
(nee MAZURE). April 5. Wife of Kenneth for 61 years;  other of Laurel (Barry) Abramowicz, Jeffrey (Laura) Rezwin and Beth (Aaron) Sher; grandmother of Brittany, Ashley and Melanie Abramowicz, Nicolle and Kyle Rezwin, Cayla, Noah and Zachary Sher; sister of Al (Lillian) Mazure, Vera Wallace, Bill (Donna) Mazure, the late Annie Feuer, Lew and Sam Mazure and Frieda Schwartz. Her family was the light of her life. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Jewish United Fund, 30 S. Wells #3138, Chgo 60606.

RICHMAN, ARNOLD
April 6. Age 88. Husband of Selma Rubenstein Richman; father of Marsha (Richard Lanyon), Ron (Betsy), and Gail (Rick) Moyer; “Grandpa” of Michael and Emily Lanyon, Samantha and Ryan Lynn, and Matthew Richman and loved by many others. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Temple Beth Israel, Skokie or North Shore Congregation Israel, Glencoe.

RUBIN, ESTHER
(nee AMAR). Age 80. Wife for 50 years of Sidney; mother of Michael (Eileen), Yvette and Carol; grandmother of Jack, Sammy and Kelly; sister of Ninette (Seymour) Gaffin, Soloman (Dolores) Amar and the late David (Sol) Amar; daughter of the late Jacques and Cotta Amar; aunt, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Leukemia Research Fdn., 3520 Lake #202, Wilmette 60091.

SANES, NANCY S.
(nee SIEGEL). Age 79. Wife for almost 59 years of Melvin; mother of Carol Sanes-Miller (Elliott Miller), Janet (Jim) McCormick and Julie (Dr. Chris) Green; Nonny of Benjamin, Joshua and Abraham "Avi" Miller, Rebecca, Emily and Sarah McCormick and Anna Green; sister of the late Sidney Siegel and sister-in-law of David Sanes; aunt of Francine Nagin. Nancy was by her large extended family and numerous friends and will be missed by all. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn, 30 N. Michigan #2015, Chgo 60602.

SCHWARTZ, ROSALIE
May 5. Age 82. Wife of Rabbi Gedalya Dov Schwartz. Mother of Rabbi Avraham Yeshaya (Sally ) Schwartz, Rivkah Leah Goldman and Chaim (Shanie) Schwartz. Grandmother and great-grandmother of many. Sister of Rabbi Baruch Poupko. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Hebrew Theological College, 7135 Carpenter, Skokie 60076; or Cong. Adas Yeshurin, 3050 W. Touhy, Chgo 60645.

SHEINER, CAROL R.
April 4, of Bloomfield Hills, MI. She was a member of Hadassah, went on a Mission to Israel, and was a lifelong supporter of the Jewish Federation. She served on the women’s auxiliary of the Zeiger Hospital in Michigan. She was the wife of the late Dr. Leo; mother of Susan, Joel (Patti) and Richard (Sheryl); grandmother of Jordan and Alan Sheiner, Daniel, Justin and Julian Epstein. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Clover Hill Park Cemetery, Birmingham, MI. Memorials to the Jewish Federation.

SHEINER, LEO
March 30. Age 82, of Bloomfield Hills, MI. Dr. Sheiner served in the U.S. Army/Air Force before attending New York University and Kirkville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri (D.O.). Dr. Sheiner was the chief of radiology at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills for over 35 years. He was active in community affairs, including the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. Husband for 57 years of Carol; father of Susan, Joel (Patti) and Richard (Sheryl); grandfather of Jordan and Alan Sheiner, Daniel, Justin and Julian Epstein; brother of Ben and Herb Sheiner. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery, Birmingham, MI. Memorials to JUF.

SHONFELD, MARILYN PERLMAN
Passionate about Judaism, music, and Israel. Wife for 48 years of Bill; mother of Fran (Jonathan) Sherman and Kenneth (Debbie); grandmother of Debbie, Leora, and Paul Sherman, Sam, Zach, Jordan, and Ben Shonfeld; sister of Judy Perlman; aunt and friend of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Board of Jewish Education.

SILVERMAN, EDWIN
Age 80. Former partner of United American Foods and a member of the Chicago Board of Trade. Husband of Shirley nee Shapiro for 60 years; father of Bonnie (Douglas) Winter, Harry(Nancy Shalowitz) Silverman and Cathy(Mark) Stein; grandfather of Jennifer (Matt) Evans, Stacy (Ross) Auslander, Elizabeth and Seth Stein, Cara and Ilyssa Silverman; great-grandfather of Mia and Lily Evans; brother of Eugene (Mary); uncle to many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation, 676 N. St. Clair #2050, Chgo 60611.

SILVERMAN, LEON
Age 77. Studied to be a Docent at the newly opened Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Skokie. Husband for 52 years of Beverly nee Sloan; father of Glenn, Jeffrey (Hannya) and Arthur (Randee); grandfather of Salima, Rebecca, Gabriela, Leo and Alex; brother of Marian (Jerry) Kamin, Crystal Graves, Sylvia Jenness and the late Bernard (Alice) and Dr. Paul (Nancy); uncle and great-uncle of many. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, 9603 Woods Dr., Skokie 60077.

SLAVIN, DOROTHY
(nee ARKIN). April 15. Age 88. Wife of the late William H.;  mother of Frances Claster and Elyce (Robert) Schlesinger; grandmother of Jennifer (Donald) Wermerskirchen, Herschel, Lori-Alyn Claster and Bernie Schlesinger; great-grandmother of William, Victoria and Joshua Wermerskirchen; sister of the late Bernard Arkin. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Rainbow Hospice, 444 N. Northwest Hwy., #145, Park Ridge 60068.

SPIEGEL, BERNICE H.
(nee WAISS). Age 103. Wife of the late Ernest; mother of Robert I.; sister of the late Della Manaster. Mrs. Spiegel was a graduate of Northwestern University, an artist and volunteer at various charitable organizations. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Hadassah, 1724 First St., Highland Park 60035.

STERLING, CONRAD R.
Age 79. Husband for 57 years of Nannette (nee Fleischer); father of Bruce (Debbie) and Sherri (the late Jerry) Schmidt; "Papa" of Lauren and Brian Schmidt, Sean and Madison;  uncle, cousin and friend. Former business owner of Sterling General Corp. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 225 N. Michigan #1210, Chgo 60601.

STOLEROW, PAULINE
(nee OPPENHEIMER). Age 90. Wife of Lowell for over 67 years; mother of Steven (Ilene Wolf), and Sandra (Michael) Firsel; grandmother of Chad (Hope) and Adam (Karen) Firsel, Robert (Stacey) and David (Michelle); great-grandmother of Devin, Colin, Elly, Hailey, Emma, Hudson, Alizah and Autumn; sister of Irene (Richard) Braun; sister-in-law of Ronnie (Milton) Rich. Kindergarten teacher at Avoca West School in Winnetka for over 30 years. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Rosemont Park. Memorials to Firsel Educational Foundation at Temple Chai, 1670 RFD, Long Grove 60047.

SUSSMAN, GERALD
Age 86. Husband of the late Judy, nee Jacobson; father of Lynne (David) Golding and Gail (Doddy) Abrams; grandfather of Ryan (Jen) Golding, Terri (T.J.) Gordon, Jacqui Golding, Jenni (Sandor) Jacobson, Loren (Michael) Schyman and Dana Abrams and David Lezak; great-grandfather of 8; companion of Audrey Alpert. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201.

TANNENBAUM, DOROTHY
(nee GOLDSTEIN). Age almost 95. Wife of the late George; mother of Ila (Harold) Tattleman and Jane; grandmother of Julie (Louis) Bucksbaum, Steven Tattleman, Dana Yablon, Ellen (Marc) Poulos; great-grandmother of Aaron, Sydney, Gavin and Tess. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials to JUF, 30 S. Wells, 3rd Fl., Chgo 60606.

WAX, BERNARD
April 15. Age 81. Husband of Marilyn “ Cookie” nee Loochtan; father of Mark (Carol Lee), Marcy Wax and Philip (Annette); grandfather of Taylor, Ricky, Michael, Alexandra, Kate, Jake, Jonathan and Lucas; brother of Joel (Barbara); brother-in-law of Harvey(Arlene) Loochtan and the late Elaine. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Cong. Beth Am, 225 N. McHenry, Buffalo Grove 60089.

WEISS, SALLY B.
(nee SIMON). Age 98. Wife of the late Harold; mother of Myron (Barbara), Phyllis (Jerry) Edelberg and Barry (Simmy); grandmother of Glori (Mike) Katz, Jamie, Michael and Garry (Sharon) Weiss, and Jodi (David) Pine; great-grandmother of Daniel and Chelsea Katz, Matt and Marissa Weiss, and Carly and Jordan Pine; sister of the late Ada (Mike) Fivelson, Mary (Joe) Handler, Sylvia (Louis) Ball and Jack, Sam and Fannie Simon; aunt, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

WIENER, PAUL
Age 58. Son of the late Ann and Louis; brother of Barry (Vaughan Davies); cousin of many, especially Vicky Hofstein. He will be missed by his special canine friend, Jake. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Doctors Without Borders at www.DoctorsWithoutBorders.org or American Jewish World Service at www.AJWS.org.

WINTON, PHYLLIS L.
(nee LEVIN). Age 93. Wife of the late Stanley; mother of Jeffrey (Deborah) and the late Beth Linda; grandmother of Brook (Melissa) Steiner, Allison (Adam) Nemirow, and Daniel; great-grandmother of Savannah Beth Steiner; aunt to David and Shellie Slader, Elise, Elaine, Richard, Jerry; very dear to  Erica, Carly, & Brett Stein and many lifelong friends. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to Joe Lessman chapt. of the MS Society, 3835 W. Jarlath, Lincolnwood 60712; or Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster, Skokie 60076.

WITTGENSTEIN, BERTRAM
Age 88. Father of Linda (Ron) Scott, and Erwin (Eileen)Witt; grandfather of David, Michelle (Scott), Adam (Candice), Steven and Jason (Shannon); great-grandfather of Caylee, Sierra, Gisele and Abby. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to charity of choice.

ZACHARY, LEON
Age 93. Holocaust Survivor, Master Furrier with Evans Fur Co. for over 20 years. Husband of the late Ruth, Holocaust Survivor; father of Lillian (Steven) Walanka and Dr. Larry (Julie); Papa of Eryn and Marc Walanka, Adam, Jordann and Tori. Leon’s parents, Samuel and Leah, and his sister, Frances, perished in the Holocaust. Leon was an avid duplicate bridge player, attaining master status. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Gastro-Intestinal Research Foundation (G.I.R.F.), 70 E. Lake #1015, Chgo 60601.

ZIERING, REBECCA
(nee WALDMAN). Wife of the late Edward L.; mother of Michael (Chris) and Stephen (Pam); grandmother of Abigail (Alex) Dalmedo, Jake and Dana; cousin of Sybil Stern. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Hadassah, 1724 First Ave., Highland Park 60035.

ZOLOTO, BERNICE
(nee COHEN). April 14. Age 94. Wife of the late Philip; mother of Allan (Marlene), Suzanne (Alden) Cohen and Herb (Audrey); grandmother of Jordin (Bev), Laura (Michael Seale) and Adam (Rosa Louie) Cohen, Steven (Ilyce), David (Hila), Amy, Philip (Katie) and Daniel (Amanda) Zoloto and Amanda (Ben) Range; great-grandmother of 17; friend to Liliane Zoloto. Bernice was an independent, handsome and proud woman who lived her life fully. Bernice was a cancer survivor of 43 years and her strength gave us strength. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to JUF or Cancer Research.

Posted: 6/15/2009 10:21:55 AM
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