JUF News Obituaries

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BATTERMAN, NINA

Beloved daughter of Irene (Dr. Sheldon) Siegel and the late William Zev Battermen. Loving sister of Alyssa Rocke and Pamela (Jarrod) Spadino. Cherished aunt of Marlee Rocke, Kori (Ronnie) Aquino, Julian Greenwell; Chase, and Wylie Spadino. Memoria... [Read More]

BLOCH, THEODORE ‘TED’

87. Beloved husband of Sonia (nee Igloe). Loving father of Elizabeth Bloch-Smith (Mark), Nancy and Robert Bloch (Barbara). Adoring Poppa of Benjamin (Elizabeth), Rachel, Shula, Sarah (fiancée Eric), Hannah, Mollie, Sam, Becca and Ben and proud gr... [Read More]

BURACK, AVERY BRUCE

Beloved son of Shelia (the late Ben) Myrent and the late Lester Burack. Loving brother of Lisa Sherman, Mark (Karen) and Stewart Myrent. Cherished uncle of Lee Sherman, Emily Donlon, Noah and Lauren Myrent. Memorials to JUF, www.juf.org or to JNF ... [Read More]

CHARMATZ, LESTER

86. Beloved husband of Joyce Kagan (nee Simon) and the late Patricia (nee Sadie). Cherished father of Andrew (Sara) and James Charmatz. Loving step-father of Irv (Ali) and Jeffrey (Amy) Kagan. Devoted grandfather of Phoebe, Peri, Sammy, Joey, Ben... [Read More]

COHEN, DENA MAE

Beloved wife of the late Martin H. Dear sister to the late Bertha Friedman Rothbart and Ethel Friedman Kanter. Loving mother of Linda (Milton) Benjamin, Eileen Kaplan, and Jeffrey (Rebecca) Cohen. Adoring grandmother of Eric (Elizabeth) Rosen, Gre... [Read More]

FRANDZEL, ENID

(nee Domsky). Beloved wife of the late Jordan. Loving mother of Will Joseph and Benjamin Herschel (Marie). Doting grandmother of Ariel and Liam. Dear sister of Irving (Marilyn) and Ronald (Paula) Domsky. Memorials to the Illinois Holocaust Museum,... [Read More]

FRIEDMAN, STANLEY

94. Veteran, WWII. Beloved husband and best friend of Minna Rae (nee Katz). Loving father of Hallie (Kim) and Nan Friedman (Ross) and Ruth (Brian) Bauer. Adored grandpa of Zachary and Kira Mack; Jamie Levinson, Matthew and Michael Bauer. Devoted s... [Read More]

GREENFIELD, ALAN

82. Husband of Judy. Father of Cindy (Howard) Garoon and Michael (Jodi). Brother of Susan (Robert) Stone. Grandfather of Bradley, Jeffrey, and Alison Garoon and Jonathan (Brittany) and Caitlin Greenfield. Great-grandfather of Finley. Lakeside Mem... [Read More]

KONITZ, MURIEL

(nee Serlin), 94. Beloved wife of the late Sol. Sister of the late Alvin (Marie) and Seymour (Helen) Serlin. Mother of Daniel (Barbara) and Linda. Grandmother of Dayna (Sean) Sievers and David Konitz. Great-grandmother of James and Jonathan Siever... [Read More]

LAYTIN, WILLIAM MARKS

68. Beloved husband of Nancy (nee Davis). Loving father of Daniel (Kerrie) and Andrew (Joanna). Proud grandfather of Jacob, Benjamin, Isaac and Chaya. Devoted son of the late Adolph and Doris. Dear brother of the late Richard (Eileen). Memorials t... [Read More]

LEVITAN, BERNARD

88. Beloved husband and best friend of Esther. Cherished father of Jody, Gregg (Rachel), Gene (Audrey) and Loren Levitan. Devoted grandfather of Rebecca Levitan (Andrew), Sarah (Chesky) Schwartz, Adina, Joey, Jessie and Jake Levitan and great-gra... [Read More]

MELLER, ELIZABETH S.

(nee Kroh). Beloved wife of Dr. Armin. Cherished mother of Dr. Janet (Joel) and Steven (Jody). Adored grandmother of Michael (Desiree), Dr. Kathryn and Daniel Rappaport; and Samuel (Katie), Suzanne and Abigail Meller. Devoted daughter of the late... [Read More]

NIANICK, MAXINE

(nee Lieder), 84. Beloved wife of the late Jack. Loving mother of Cheri (Dr. Richard) Saffro, Jeff (Sheri) and Lon (Susan) Nianick. Adored Nana of Chad (Charlie), Adam (Rikki), Amanda, Corey, Brooke, Jessica and Jordan. Proud Nana Nana of Madden, ... [Read More]

NITZKIN, SUSAN LEE

69. Daughter of the late Norman and Rose Reisenfeld. Loving wife of the late husband Steven. Mother of the Robin (Mark) Krpan, Ivy (David) Sukenik, Stuart (Lisa) and Brian (Karen) Nitzkin and Elizabeth (Joshua) Winter. Grandmother of Dylan Krpan, ... [Read More]

RASKIN, ARLENE MANN

(nee Steinman). Beloved wife of the late Emanuel "Manny" Raskin and the late Lawrence Mann. Loving mother of Kenneth (Patti) Raskin, Marla (Bill) Zirkelbach and Beth (Alan) Balter. Devoted grandmother of Jason (Zelia), Daniel (Jessica), Matthew (... [Read More]

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