December 2005

Obituaries

CORRECTION -- The death notice for Shirley Zusel that appeared in the December issue of JUF News showed her last name incorrectly spelled as Zesel. We regret this error and any inconvenience it may have caused the family. The entire corrected notice is printed below:

ZUSEL, SHIRLEY
(nee NOOSBOND). Age 92. Former executive with A-1 Entertainment Inc. and A-1 Aluminum Window Co. Wife of the late Oscar. Mother of Jackie (David) Levin, Anita (Robert) Rosenstein, Nina (Leslie) Boshes, and Howard. Grandmother of Yvonne and Michael; Jeremy (Sarah), Bradley and Jennifer Boshes; Alison (Matthew) Warnick. Sister of Pearl (the late Arthur) Schimmel, Sivya (Jacob) Ami, and the late Rose (the late Ted) Lipman and Bernard (Doris) Bond. Sister-in-law of the late Ethel (the late Irving) Feinstein, Milton (the late Shirley) and Harold (Dorothy). Aunt and great-aunt to many. Longtime member of Anshe Motela Cong. and financial secretary of the Sisterhood for 35 years. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Menorah Gardens. Memorials to Ezra Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Cong., or Anshe Motela Cong., 6520 N. California, Chicago 60645.

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ACKERMANS, HENRY L.
Age 74. Husband of Barbara "Bobby" (nee Shapiro). Father of Merrick, Harvy and Timothy. Grandfather of Daniel. Brother of Mildred (the late Marino) Giuffre. Private arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Alzheimer's Assn., 4709 Golf Rd., Skokie 60076.

BECKER, MATTHEW S.
Age 92. Husband of the late Judith (nee Dwortz). Father of Sharon (Eugene) Traunfeld and Joyce (Richard) Lee. Grandfather of Shaina, Stacey, Jacob, Benjamin and Joseph Traunfeld, William (Sarah) and Joseph Lee. Brother of Cynthia (the late Morris) Seplow and Marcelle (the late Charles) Simons. Brother-in-law of Doris Dwortz. Uncle of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to AMIT, 3856 W. Oakton, Suite B, Skokie 60076.

BLOOM, BEVERLY L.
(nee STERN), 25-year resident of North Miami Beach, Fla., formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, and Northbrook. Mother of Michael (Michele) and Richard (Denise). Grandmother of Jacob, Hailee, Jaclyn and Courtney. Daughter of the late Philip and Badonna Stern. Sister of the late Sandra Flesher. Memorials to Lakeside Cong. for Reform Judaism, 1221 County Line Road, Highland Park 60035.

BLUM, ARTHUR J.
Age 79. Husband of Barbara (nee Schultz). Father of Michael Blum MD and Margie (Craig) Zucker. Grandfather of Adam, Matthew, Lee and Lauren. Brother of Ruth (the late Milton) Kiver. Former father-in-law of Nancy. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #340, Evanston 60201.

BOCHNER, SANDRA
(nee BERKOWITZ). Nov. 30. Age 75. Wife of Sheldon. Mother of Ben (Mona McCoy), Michael (Kendra), Ronald, Daniel (Mary Jo), and Craig (Sukie). Grandmother of Shoshanna, Sylvia, Emma, Henry, Owen and Jackson. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Rosemont Park. Memorials to Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 833 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago 60607.

BRODSKY, RAYMOND D.
Brother of the late Edward. Brother-in-law of Sylvia. Son of the late Gertrude and Max. Cousin of many. Retired US Postal Service worker and veteran of WWII. Arrangements by Sinai Memorial Funerals. Interment Memorial Park.

CARL, JACK
Dec. 2. Age 92. Husband of the late Yetta (nee DeKoven). Father of Stephen (Branda) and Jerrold (Susan E. Cohen). Grandfather of Shelly, Terrie, Yonatan, Jesse, Samuel and Miriam. Brother of Sara (the late Sidney) Riffkind, and the late Max (the late Kate), Ruby and Tillie. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Cong. Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Synagogue, 3380 Commercial Ave., Northbrook 60062-1909.

CARLTON, MILDRED
(nee TIGAR). Age 83. Mother of Dennis (Jane). Grandmother of Deborah (Geoffrey) Sanders, Rebecca and Daniel. Sister of Beatrice (the late Harold) Baum and the late Burton (Lois) Tigar. Services in Boston and arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

CHERNOFF, BARBARA
(nee SILBER). Nov. 13. Age 53. Wife of Roger. Mother of Levi and Dustin. Daughter of Mary (the late Harold) Silber. Daughter-in-law of Shirlee (the late Nathan). Sister of Linda Sue (David) Karol and Michael (Linda Joy) Silber. Sister-in-law of Dr. Arnold (Libby); and Kathy (Hal) Zabrin. Aunt, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals (Jewish Burial Society). Interment Shalom. Memorials to Multiple Sclerosis Society, 910 W. Van Buren, 4th Floor, Chicago 60607.

ELLIN, MYRON S.
Nov. 4. Age 83. Husband of Ruth (nee Kovitz). Father of Laura (Joseph) Handlin and Phyllis. Grandfather of Emma Handlin. Brother of Martin (Francine). Former Marine survivor of Iwo Jima during WWII and a Chicago School Teacher for over 30 years. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn.

ELLMAN, SHELDON B.
Nov. 7. Age 79. Husband of the late Eva (nee Kanofsky). Father of Gayle (Dean) Varveris, Howard (Caryn Weiner), and Judy (Barry) Glaser. Grandfather to Gregory, Jason, Lizzy, Jonah, Sam and Rosie. WWII U.S. Navy veteran. Longtime active member of Ezra Habonim The Niles Township Jewish Cong. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #340, Evanston 60201; or Ezra Habonim, 4500 W. Dempster, Skokie 60076.

FEINBERG, JUDITH LEE
Daughter of Anne and the late Paul. Sister of Alan (Loretta), Robert (Sheryl), Sheila (Sam) Gross. Aunt of Cory (Suzanne), Michelle (James) O'Sullivan, Paul and Howard Gross. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund, and lifetime member of Hadassah. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

FISCHER, AARON J.
Dec. 2. Age 58. Husband of Robin (nee Cole). Father of Amy and Michael. Son of Ralph H. and the late Florence. Brother of Judy (Dennis) Neuhauser, Marlow and the late Bonnie. Son-in-law of Lorelei Cole Redman and the late Abraham Cole. Brother-in-law of Jeffrey (Lynn) Cole and Debbie (Richard) Taich. Uncle and friend of many. Special thanks to Edgar, who helped care for him. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to International Myeloma Foundation, 12650 Riverside Drive #206, North Hollywood, CA 91607.

GINZBURG, NAUM
Age 90. Husband of Rebecca (nee Gelfund). Father of Belle (Fred) Kornick. Grandfather of Sophia (David). Great-grandfather of Tyler and Brody. Brother of Sonya Wolinsky. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

GLASSMAN, BELLE
(nee LOVE). Wife of the late Benjamin. Mother of Madlin (Leroy) Bender and Herbert (Phyllis). Grandmother of Elliot Bender; Nadine and Claudia (Randall) Siegel; Donna and Kenneth (Mary) Glassman. Great-grandmother of Joshua, Alec, Mitchell and Carly Siegel. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Council for Jewish Elderly, 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago 60645.

GOLDMAN, SHIRLEY L.
(nee TANENBAUM). Nov. 12. Age 89. Wife of the late Leo. Mother of Albert (Charley), Ilene (the late James J.-CPD) McKenna, Michael (Barbara) and Charles (Bambi Huyler). Grandmother of Lauren McKenna; Matthew and Ricky; Maryann and Joe Losavio; Linda Jones. Great-grandmother of Matthew and Kevin Jones. Sister of the late Herman (Lee) Tanenbaum. Uncle, cousin and friend of many. She was a teacher and math specialist in the Chicago Public Schools. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

GOLDSMITH, JAMES KARPEN
Nov. 16. Age 88. Husband of Marjorie (nee Levison). Father of Ellen (Martin) Robinson, John (Patricia) and Peter (Sandi). Grandfather of Harry (Jeanne) and James (Lora) Robinson; Suzanne (David) Hoppe; Jeffrey, Ted, Erin, Max and Gabe. Great-grandfather of Emilia, Ellie, Kate, Stephanie and Abigail. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Jewish Community Centers of Chicago, Women's Auxiliary, 1 S. Franklin, Chicago 60606; or to your favorite charity.

GOODE, IRVING H.
Age 89. Husband of the late Lorraine (nee Wolper). Father of Mark (Caryn) and Steven (Judi). Grandfather of Matthew, Scott, Keith and Eric. Brother of Reva and the late Jean, Lillian, Mildred and Dorothy. Brother-in-law of Cliff Wolper. Will be missed by caregiver Renata Pilich. U.S. Army captain in the 80th Infantry Division. Member and past president of the Chicago Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 833 N. Orleans, Chicago 60611; or American Heart Assn., 208 S. LaSalle, Chicago 60604.

GORDON, FRIEDA
(nee KUZNITSKY). Wife of thelate Henry. Mother of Alan and Philip. Grandmother of Eric and Theo. Daughter of the late Abraham and Feigel Kuznitzky. Sister of the late Sarah and twin brothers Hyman and Yeshua, who all perished in the Holocaust. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Heart Assn., 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago 60674.

GREENWALD, DR. JAMES
Nov. 14. Age 73. Husband of the late Judith Sclier. Father of Dr. Daniel P. (Juli) and Jill (Jonathan Liebman). Brother of Weezie Davidson. Grandfather of Alex and Oliver; Kate and Judd Liebman. Practiced nephrology and internal medicine in the Chicago area for 40 years. Member of many national medical societies and author of research papers. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Cancer Caring House, P.O. Box 2559, Edwards, CO 81632.

GROSS, LAURENCE M. "LARRY"
Age 49, a father, a friend, a mensch & lawyer. Father of Leeaht. Brother of Michael. Son of Phil and Ada. Beloved of Ruti. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Waldheim.

HAMBURG, DOROTHY
(nee SCHWARTZ). Age 87. Wife of the late Irwin. Mother of Rodney (Doris) and Stephen (Terry). Grandmother and great-grandmother. Sister of the late Edna Krinberg and Alvin Schwartz. Private arrangements by Piser Funeral Services.

IMBER, DENA
(nee LEIB). Wife of the late Dr. Elmer. Mother of Meryle (the late Leonard) Mitchel, Evan Imber (Lascelles) Black, and the late Ariel (Hon. Annabelle). Grandmother of 8. Great-grandmother of 18. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Beth Chaverim Humanistic Jewish Community, 1457 Wilmot Road, Deerfield 60015.

KAPLAN, EUNICE
(nee HOLZMAN). Wife of the late David. Mother of the late Jay (Iris). Grandmother of Steven. Sister of Mike (Zelda) Holzman, Arlene (Aaron) Weiss, and the late Maye Kaplan Handler. Sister-in-law of the late Max M. Kaplan and Allan Z. Handler. Uncle of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to The Joe Lessman MS Society, 6126 Golfview Rd., Gurnee 60031.

KAPLAN, ALFRED A.
Dec. 1. Age 93. Husband of the late Jean (nee Moret). Father of Enid Silverman, Eileen "Cookie" (the late Ralph) Greenberg, Vicki Leben, and the late Irv Silverman. Grandfather of Dan E. (Ginger) Silverman, Susan (Phil) Pritzker, Hollie (Ray) Rarick, Debbi Hicks, Lori (Denis) Gravel, Scott Greenberg. Geat-grandfather of 11. Great-great-grandfather of 1. Brother of Mildred (the late Peter) Davidson, the late Leonard and Rose. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Liver Foundation, 5777 W. Century Blvd. #865, Los Angeles, CA 90045, in memory of Alfred A. Kaplan for Nikki Rarick; or to the Epilepsy Foundation, 4351 Garden City Drive, Landover, MD 20785, in memory of Alfred A. Kaplan for Jillian Mayer.

KAPLAN, ANNA F.
(nee LOPATIN). Age 83. Wife of Ephraim. Mother of Robert (Roberta), Richard (Wendy) and David. Grandmother of Robyn and Rachel. Sister of Leonard (the late Cynthia) Lopatin, and aunt. A math and science teacher for over 40 years with the Chicago School District. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Moriah Cong., 200 Taub Drive, Deerfield.

KAPLAN, MORTON L.
Age 83. Husband of the late Estelle (nee Ludgin) and Delores. Father of Bruce (Sheelagh), Paul (Reva), and Susan Kaplan-Toch (Uri). Grandfather of Catriona, Fiona, Iain, Raphael, Joshua, Ilana, Aaron, and Jonah. Brother of Mickey and Hope. WWII veteran, member of the 3115th Signal Service Battlaion with 3 years service in India. Honored with a Golden Tribute for 50 years of service by the Chicago Floorcovers Assn. Interment National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, Phoenix. Memorials to the charity of your choice, or to Chicago Chapter, Hadassah, 4711 Golf Rd. #600, Skokie 60076.

KESSLER, ALLAN STUART
Age 65, suddenly. Son of the late Charles and Evelyn. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn.

KRULEWITCH, PAUL
Dec. 2. Age 83, of Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Chicago. Husband of Lorel (nee Gordon). Father of Cara, Barry (Georgiann) and Jerry (Jayne). Stepfather of Barbara (Joey) Carroll, Cindy (Coe) Power and Suzy (Dave) Mayer. Grandfather of Alexandra, Jack, Erica, Brandt, Brett, Kimberly, Julie and Jeremy. Great-grandfather of Katlyn "Joey" and Lauren "Bailey." Brother of Byron (Doreen). Brother-in-law of Harold (Donna) Gordon and the late Sandra (Stephan) Saltzman. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan Ave. #2015, Chicago 60602; or American Heart Assn., 208 S. LaSalle, Chicago 60604.

KUFLICK, SIDNEY
Nov. 27. Age 82. Co-owner, with his wife, of Wagner's Shoe Corral, in River Forest, for more than 40 years. Husband of Elinor (nee Wagner). Father of Linda Schaner and Leslie (Gary) Wood. Grandfather of Brian Schaner, Benjamin, Charlie and Emma Wood. Brother of the late Sally. Private arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to Northwestern Memorial Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, 676 N. St. Clair #2050, Chicago 60611.

LASSER, MICHAEL ALLAN
Age 63. Husband of Carolyn (nee Najewicz). Father of Amy (Junior) Suarez and Alicia (companion Dean Georgakakis). Grandfather of Alexis and Jaiden Suarez. Brother of Patti Kroll and Lynda (Norman) Quinn. Uncle of many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago 60601.

LEIN, JERALD A.
Age 72. Partner of Raimonda Hamilton. Friend of Lucy Andrich. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to charity of choice.

LeMONTRE, ESTHER MYRA
(nee OLSHANSKY). Nov. 3. Age 91. Wife of Alex. Mother of Andrea (Alan) Sobel. Grandmother of Randy S. and Lisa A. Opper. Sister of Evelyn (Edward) Gilfand. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Waldheim.

LESLIE, MARIAN
(nee DUBROF). Wife of the late George. Sister-in-law of the late Henry (the late Esther). Aunt of Donna (Michael) Lubow, Richard (Pamela) Leslie, and Jill (the late Michael) Burris. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

LEVIN, STEVEN BARRY
Age 53. Father of Cassie (Eric) Cabana and Jordan. Grandfather of Colin and Jake. Son of Dorothy and Willis. Brother of Daniel (Janice), Susan (the late David Klopfer) Levin-Klopfer, and Robert (Janis). Uncle of 7. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

LEVIN, MAUREEN
(nee BLANK). Nov. 20. Age 65. Wife of William. Daughter of the late Jeanne and Morton Blank. Mother of Andrea (Bruce) Malter and Jamie (Ian) Sylvan. Grandmother of Mackenzie and Maxwell Malter; Joshua, Samuel and Margot Sylvan. Sister of Leslie (Dr. Richard) Berke and Gary Blank. Sister-in-law of Maxine (Earl) Goldenberg, Marsha (Dr. Michael) Schwartz. Aunt of Kelly, Michael, Brad, Romi, Darci, Jimmy, Donny, Jon and Susie. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 51 Locust Ave., New Canaan, CT 06840; or the charity of your choice.

LEVINE, ELEANOR ARINE
(nee PAVLAS). Nov. 21. Wife of the late Irving Arine and Stanley. Sister of Elmer (Rita) Pavlas and the late Anna Woldrich. Aunt of Harriet (the late Henry) Koehler, Carol (Steven) Burton, Albert (Beverly) Tuhy and Alan Pavlas. Great-aunt of 6. Cousin of Helen Pelc. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Entombment Woodlawn.

LEVINSON, ALLAN p.
Age 75. Husband of Duvine and the late Naomi Katheleen. Father of Jeffrey (Sarah); and Jennifer McKevitt. Grandfather of Jeremy and Sophia. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Beverly. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #340, Evanston 60201.

LEWIS, SHELDON H.
Age 64. Husband of Peggy. Son of the late Milton and Annette. Father of Lynn (Jason) Siegel, Melanie (Kevin) Killoren, Beth Lewis, Sean and Courtney Cross. Grandfather of Morgan, Danny, Malori, Cory, Brett and Sammy. Brother of Francine (Dr. Tony) Brown, Arlene and Wendy. Brother-in-law of Denise (Ray) Pritchett. Son-in-law of Al and Joyce Stark. Ex-husband and friend of Harriet Samuelsohn. Friend of many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Brain Tumor Assn., Des Plaines; or Cancer Wellness Center, Northbrook.

LICHEY, ELEANOR M. KABEL
(nee MARKS). Wife of the late Irving S. Kabel and the late Ira. Mother of the late Jerry S. Kabel. Sister of the late Florence Krinsky and the late Carl A. Marks. Aunt of Brittany (Johnny Frigo) and Kenneth Brown, Carol (Donald) Andres, Richard and Jeri (Gustavo Jimenez) Marks. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Infants Aid, 3150 N. Lake Shore Drive #4A, Chicago 60657.

LICHTMAN, SUSANNE
Nov. 4. Age 92, in Mount Pleasant, Mich., formerly of Chicago. Wife of the late Harry, who was owner of Monarch Supply Co. Mother of Cary, Burton (Jane), and Robert (Mary Pat). Grandmother of Alan, Ian, Dougal, Jason, Katherine and Stephanie. Sister of the late Solomon, Joseph and Boris. Sister-in-law of Sandra. Mother-in-law of Suzanne and Frances. Supporter of Hadassah and teacher in Evanston Public Schools. She and her husband were founding members of Temple Beth El of Highland Park. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Hospice of Central Michigan Inc., 401 S. Main, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858.

MANN, MARK
Holocaust survivor. Husband of Anna (nee Nodelman). Father of Gail (Carey) Dachman and Walter. Grandfather of Jeffrey and Michelle Dachman. Brother-in-law of Alexandra (Isaac) Kaspler. Uncle of Anna (Yan) Razdolsky and Vicki (Vlady) Modilevsky; and cousins. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to American Cancer Society or Magen David Adom.

MARANTZ, IRENE
(nee NOVAK). Nov. 16. Age 96. Wife of the late Milton. Mother of Linda. Sister of Norma (the late Sidney) Dennen and the late Frieda (the late Leon) Rosen. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom.

MARKOWITZ, NAT
Nov. 8. Age 99. Husband of the late Marion (nee Marshak). Father of Lois (Chuck) Bournstine. Grandfather of Karen (Richard) Whiteman and Susan (Alex) Kind. Great-grandfather of Bobby and Michelle Schuster, Michael and James Tice, Nicole and Julie Whiteman, and Kelsey and Zak Kind. Brother of Bessie (the late Sam) Skidelsky, Sid (the late Judy) Marks, and the late Sylvia Davis, Edith Robbins, Selma Meltzer, Raye Slutske and Irving. Brother-in-law of Jane. Uncle of many. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Rosemont Park. Memorials to the charity of your choice.

MEYER, HAROLD J. "HAWKIE"
Nov. 14. Age 87. Son of the late Sam and Mollie. Brother of Dan (Florence), and Esther (Max) Frandzel. Uncle and friend of many. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals.

MEYERS, ROSE
Wife of the late Gilbert. Mother of Dr. Gary (Marilyn). Grandmother of Mindy (Nicholas) Messe, Daniel (Danielle) Solomon, Stacy (fiancée Thomas Glen) Meyers, Jami (Howard) Sharfman. Great-grandmother of Jessica and Jonathan Messe, Lou Solomon, Danielle and Scott Sharfman. Sister of Evelyn (Ray) Morris; and the late Ann (Mark) Moline, Ida (the late Harry) Dorfman, and Min (the late Milt) Jaffe. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Cong. Solel, 1301 Clavey Road, Highland Park 60035.

MILLER, SYLVIA
(nee LEIBOVITZ). Age 86. Wife of the late Albert. Mother of the late Sheldon. Sister of the late Max (the late Tillie), Joseph (the late Juanita), Aaron (Myrna), and Abe (Rochelle) Lieb. Aunt of Ira, Arthur, Rabbi David Lieb, and Marilyn Price. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Waldheim.

NEEDELMAN, JOSEPH
Nov. 8. Husband of Millie (nee Solomon). Father of Dr. Jerry (Margie), Dr. Howard (Laura-Lee); and Hope (Andy) Klassman. Grandfather of John (Katrina), William (Elana), Joshua, and Molly; Sarah (Tim) Lake, Julia and Jacquelyn Klassman. Great-grandfather of Lily. Brother of the late Lillian Patis. WW II veteran, and a founder of Northwest Suburban Jewish Cong. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Northwest Suburban Jewish Cong., 7800 Lyons, Morton Grove.

NEWMAN, LILLYAN H.
Age 90. Sister of the late Helen, Joseph and Henry. Aunt of Lawrence and Terry, and the late Ellen Gordon (nee Newman). Great-aunt of Cary Gordon. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services.

NEWMAN, SHIRLEY G.
Wife of the late Nathan S. Mother of Martin (Marjorie), Saul, and Dr. Lisa (Dr. David Dickson). Grandmother of 8. Great-grandmother of 2. Sister of Jerome J. and the late Leo (Selma) Gilbert, and the late Edith (the late Samuel) Rothschild. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to National Jewish Hospital, 1400 Jackson St., Dever, CO 80206.

NOEH, IRIS
(nee DURCHIN) Wife of the late Dr. George. Mother of Edward (Katherine), Michael (Sharyl) and Alan. Grandmother of Ellen, Marni, Jill and Marc. Sister of Paul (Carol) Durchin. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Parents and Friends of Ludeman Center (for the mentally disabled), PO Box 754, Park Forest 60466.

OBERFELD, DOROTHY
(nee PASS). Age 100. Wife of the late Dr. Harold. Mother of Beverly (the late James) Friend. Grandmother of Tracy (Lynn) Friend, Dr. Marla (Dr. Steve) Hartzen. Great-grandmother of Margaux, Gregory, Michelle and Mark. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Rosehill. Memorials to Cong. BJBE, 901 Milwaukee Ave., Glenview 60025.

PERGRICHT, MORITZ
Husband of Rose (nee Charbit). Father of Rachel Reich and the late Allen. Grandfather of Adam, Benjamin and Nicole Reich. Brother of Zyskind (the late Dolly). Father-in-law of Joe Reich. Uncle of Shari, Eliot, Peter Shugart. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Northbrook Cong. Ezra Habonim, 2095 Landwehr, Northbrook 60062.

PERLOFF, ALEX S.
Age 90. Longtime member of Glazier's Union Local #27. Father of Maureen Greenberg and Sandra (Bernie) Meyer. Soulmate of Fay Alper. Grandfather of Hartley Meyer, Robyn (Marty) Weissburg, and Rokki (J.J.) Parrinello. Great-grandfather of Harper, Emma, Kelsey, Hannah and Parker. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Beth Tikvah Cong., 300 Hillcrest Blvd., Hoffman Estates 60195.

PIERCE, GLADYS
(nee MARCADO). Dec. 3. Age 75. Wife to Bernard "Bernie." Mother of Dr. Karen (Dr. Carey Weiss), Linda (Keith) Clarke, and Jan (Douglas) Gloff. Grandmother of Brian and Aimee Weiss, Kyle Clarke, Lisa and Lindsey Gloff. Sister of the late Harry (Renee) Marcado. Aunt and friend of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cong. B.J.B.E., 901 Milwaukee Ave., Glenview 60025.

PRESMAN, HELEN
(nee ROLNICK). Age 84. Wife of David, M.D. Mother of Susan (Ted) Weber, Robert (Mary Ann) and Richard (Krystyna). Grandmother of David, Robert (Karyn) and Stephen Weber, Harry Presman, Roberta Gunderson. Sister of the late Dorothy (the late Sam) Haber and Donald Rolnick. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Rosehill.

ROSECRANS, ALICE
(nee GREENBERG). Nov. 13. Wife of Bernard C. Mother of Judi (Donald) Manoff and the late Lynn E. Kershner and Sandra Oster. Grandmother of Jill (Tim) O'Connell, Cara (Jay) Coleman, Allyse Manoff, and Marcy (Mark) Bradford. Great-grandmother of Dale, Gena, Heather, Rose and Sandra. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Mount Jehoshua. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice Care Center, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

ROSENBERG, MICHAEL M.
Son of Gerald and Fern. Brother of Jeffrey (Ann); and Sheri (Steve) Nacht. Uncle of Jessica, Trey and Anna. Nephew of Roberta (Richard) Foxman, Elaine (Beryl B.) Harris, and Shirley (Robert) Lessin. Relative and friend of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom.

ROVNER, MILLARD JACK
Age 85, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Chicago. Husband of the late Sheila (nee Fox). Father of Melanie (Arthur) Cohen and Dr. Scott (Susan). Grandfather of of Dr. Mitchell (Stephanie) Cohen, Jennifer (Dr. Jason) Canel, Brittany and Megan. Great-grandfather of Leah and Noah Canel. Friend and companion of Lillian Miller. Brother of Sanford (Shirley) and the late Lionel. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cong. Solel.

SACHS, PEARL
(nee YANOFSKY). Nov. 14. Wife of the late George E. Mother of Edward (Judith Grobe), David and Marty. Grandmother of Daniel Grobe (Kathleen), Julia (Jobe) Harter, and Emily. Great-grandmother of Rayna and Noah Harter. Sister of Ada (the late Jack) Sperling. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Glen Oak. Memorials to National Breast Cancer Coalition, 1707 L St. NW, Washington, DC 20036; or Y-Me, 203 N. Wabash Ave. #1220, Chicago 60601.

SCHWARTZ, JEANNETTE K.
Age 90. Wife of the late Louis M. Mother of Sandra (the late Sheldon) Tilkin and Joel (Helene). Grandmother of Karen (Mark) Kiely, Michael (Maria) Tilkin, Lori (Adam) DeFelice, Dana (John) Hughes, Jonathon (Jodi) and Jamie. Great-grandmother of 9. She was the sole survivor of her 16 brothers and sisters. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 2700 Patriot Blvd. #100, Glenview 60026; or to the charity of your choice.

SHAINEN, ALLAN
Husband of Virginia (nee Lupina) and the late Bernice (nee Berg). Father of Sue (Ken) Jones and Lee (Susan). Stepfather of Sheila Kuhn, Denise McNeil, Dennis Minkel. Grandfather of Bonnie, Renee, and Ryan. Step-grandfather of 6. Great-grandfather of 1. Brother of Martin (Lois). Uncle of many. Well known for his work at Acorn Tile Company for over 60 years. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Make-A-Wish Foundation, 640 N. LaSalle #280, Chicago 60610.

SIEGEL, RUTH
(nee BECKERMAN). Age 90. Wife of the late Harold. Mother of Mickey (Susan), Barry, and Howard (Joanie). Grandmother of Hilary (Michael), Karen (David), Stacy (Jason), Ben, Danielle, Katie, and Jordan. Great-grandmother of Rebecca, Alexander, Zachary, Jacob, Taylor, Drew, and Reese. Sister of Harry (Iris) Beckerman. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Council for Jewish Elderly, 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago 60645.

SILVERMAN, MAC FLASH
Age 91. Husband of the late Beatrice (nee Lerner). Father of Judith (Larry) Kohn and Renee (James) Held. Grandfather of Lauren Kohn and Sydney Held. Brother of Irv, Al (Ida), Idelle (the late Mori) Robinson, Honey (Marvin) Baer, and Lynne (Hal) Hirschenbein. Uncle and great-uncle of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter (Jewish Care Services), 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

SILVERSTEIN, MARY ELLEN NELL
Age 65. Wife of Daniel. Sister of Daniel (Mary Beth), Thomas (the late Kaye) Nelis, Carol Lynn Dodson, and Rosie (Andy) Lacey. Aunt of Bridget, Patrick and Christopher Nelis, and Maggie (Jim) Arentz. Great-aunt of Catherine Arentz. "Grandma Nell" of Leslie, David, and Jane (children of Ray and Beth); and Bennett and Anna (children of Steve and Leslie). Daughter of the late Thomas and Sarah Nelis. Daughter-in-law of Evelyn and sister-in-law of Jerry. Friend, colleague, and cousin of many. A founder and former senior vice president of Council for Jewish Elderly. Past president of Assn. of Jewish Aging Services, Life Services Network of Illinois, and Ambassador House Condo Assn. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Council for Jewish Elderly, 3003 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago 60645; or Jewish Federation, 1 S. Franklin St., Chicago 60606.

STEINBERG, RUTH CLARA
(nee MOSES). Wife of the late Bernard. Mother of Paulette (Julian) Levy; David (Sharon), Steven (Arlene) and Louis (Renee); and Lori (David) Smith. Grandmother of Beth Levy; Heidi (Adam) Stone; Rebecca (David) Wiley; Tamara, Bryan (Mari Beth), Bradley (fiancée Jessica Frederick), Stacey, Weston, Kate and Ryan; and Kimberly and Susan Smith. Great-grandmother of 4. Sister of Irving (Toby) Moses and Marilyn Howard. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to your favorite charity.

SUBRINSKY, ELAINE B.
Nov. 16. Age 63. Mother of Jacalin and Jordan (Eryn). Daughter of Celia Rich. Sister of Jerry, Andy and Bobby Rich. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Sunset. Memorials to Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of the United States, 302 Ridgefield Ct., Asheville, NC 28806.

SUSKIN, SAM SHIKEY
Nov. 9. Age 83. Husband of Pearl (nee Cyntrope). Father of Jacqueline (Ronald) Heilbrunn and Sheila. Grandfather of Erin (Andrew) Vahrenkamp and Heidi Heilbrunn. Son of the late Anna and Nathan. Last surviving sibling of 8. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to charity of your choice.

TANET, JULIA WEISS
Nov. 24. Age 80, of Hammond, Ind. Wife of Edward. Mother of Edward Jr., Josepha J., and Tony L. Grandmother of twins Karen and Denise. Great-grandmother of Sarah. Sister of Vina and Sidney (Sheila) Weiss. Cousin of Estelle Tennenbaum and Barbara Rice. Aunt of Robert and Doreen Rice. Member of Temple Beth El of Munster, Ind. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Randhill Park.

WALTZER, MARY
Age 84. Wife of the late Morris. Mother of Renee (Ken) Stark, Fred (Shelley), Leslie (Perry) Smulson, Susan (Alan) Silverberg, and Nathan (Jayne). Grandmother and great-grandmother. Sister of Shirley Greenberg, Dorothy (Sidney) Talesnick, and the late Seymour (the late Carol) Lazar. Aunt of many. Daughter of the late Sol and Eva Lazar of Lazar's Kosher Sausage. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to American Lung Assn., 1440 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago 60607.

WEINER, LEONARD
Age 80. Son of the late Victor and Pearl. Brother of Sylvia (Earl) Kaplan. Uncle and cousin. He was retired from Encyclopedia Brittanica as a research director and served in WWII as a master sergeant. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn.

WELLER, RONALD B.
Nov. 12. Age 75. Husband of Patricia (nee Fox). Father of Arnold (Robin) and Heidi (Sarah VanHollebeke). Grandfather of Sarah and Adam; Avery, J.J.Weller-VanHollebeke. Uncle, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Temple Beth Israel, 3601 W. Dempster St., Skokie 60076; or American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #340, Evanston 60201.

WEST, MILDRED
(nee LICHENSTEIN). Nov. 17. Age 89. Wife of the late Victor. Mother of Merle Heuberger and Arlene (Charles) Coren. Grandmother of Brad (Kristin) and David Heuberger, Jamie (Martin) Joffe, Steven (Jennifer) Coren, Jill (Adam) Ryder. Great-grandmother of 9. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Westlawn.

WESTERMAN, ANDREA
Nov. 17. Age 47. Daughter of Shirley and the late Milton. Sister of Leslie (Kirk) Struggles. Aunt of Geoffrey Struggles. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn. or National Kidney Foundation.

WEXLER, JULIE
(nee SANDLER). Age 89. Wife of the late Samuel T. "Toddy." Mother of Norman (Vicki); and Phyllis (Dr. Donald) Roberts. Grandmother of Mitchell (Elaine), Keith (Rachelle), Joshua (Grace), Jennifer (Darryll), Evan (Susan), Mary (Douglas) and Adam. Great-grandmother of Seth, Grey, Sarah, Jessica, Bella, Noah, Samuel, Clayton, Hunter, Carter, Zoe and Elli. Sister of the late George (Edith) and the late Bernard (Gloria) Sandler. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Heart Assn., 208 S. LaSalle St. #900, Chicago 60604.

ZISSMAN, HAROLD
Nov. 14. Age 85. Holocaust survivor, born in Poland, immigrated to Chicago in 1948, moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., in 1981. Author of "The Warrior," a book examining the Jewish Resistance Movement and its impact on life today. Husband of Sonia. Father of Dr. Rosalie (Jeffrey) Binder and Michael (Susan). Grandfather of Jennifer (Jeffrey) Drucker, Marisa (Benjamin) Riestra, Jourdan (Jennifer) Binder, Scott and Mark. Great-grandfather of Emily, Matthew and Daniel Drucker and Noah Riestra. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St. #340, Evanston 60201; or Greenfield Day School, 11155 SW 112th Ave., Miami, FL 33176.

Posted: 2/4/2007 12:57:37 PM
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