Obituaries


 

                               

                               

 


Obituary and Calendar Dates Below 

 

 

        May 2016 

Sunday 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

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Myron Bleicher          Funeral Services 12:30 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son                                  Visitation after 11:30 a.m.   Burial Anshei Sfard Cemetery

Norine Sokoler          Funeral Services 3:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son   Visitation after 1:30 p.m.   Entombment at Louisville Memorial Gardens East

3 4 5 Holocaust Remembrance Day 6 7
8 Mother's Day & Rosh Hodesh 9 Rosh Hodesh 10 11 12 Israel Memorial Day                  

Jonathan Ratliff                         Remembrance of Life 6:00 p.m. at Keneseth Israel Congregation following minyan services                            

13 Israel Independence Day 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 Lag B'Omer 27 28
29 30 31        

 

 

 

 

        April 2016 

Sunday 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 

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3 4 5 6 7 8

Rita Greenwald Klein         Graveside Services 2:00 p.m. at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery

9
10

Rosalyn "Roz" Nussbaum   Memorial Services 4:00 p.m. at Temple Shalom 

Joseph Tsozik                         Funeral Services 3:30 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son                     Visitation after 2:30 p.m.              Burial in The Temple Cemetery

11 12 13 14 15 16
17

Miriam "Mimi" Metz            Funeral/Memorial Services 1:30 p.m. at The Temple

 

 

18 19 20 21

Bernice Wolman Rosenman  No Services

22 1st Seder Evening

 

23 1st Day of Pesah
24 2nd Day of Pesah 25

Raisa Dikerman         Funeral Services 3:30 p.m at Herman Meyer & Son    Visitation after 2:30 p.m.   Burial in Anshei Sfard Cemetery

Tracy Kushman          Funeral Services 1:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son  Visitation after 12 Noon    Burial Sunday, May 1st in Haym Salomon Memorial Park, Frazer, PA

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Armand Lippman Ostroff        Funeral Services 1:30 p.m. at Congregation Adath Jeshurun            Visitation after 12:30 p.m.             Burial in Cave Hill Cemetery

28 29 7th Day of Pesah

 

 

30 8th Day of Pesah

 

 

 

 

 

        March 2016 

Sunday 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 

  1 2 3 4 5
6 Daylight Saving Time Begins 

Louise N. Adams             Memorial Services 2:00 p.m. at Treyton Oak Towers

7 8 9 10 Rosh Hodesh

Diana Parket Brown           Services Private

11 Rosh Hodesh 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19

Dr. Robert D. Acland     Memorial Services 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at The Brown Hotel

20 Spring Begins

Lorraine Janice Abrams Graveside Services 2:30 p.m. at The Temple Cemetery         Visitation 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son

21 22

Elinor Rothstein            Funeral Services 1:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son     Visitation after 12 Noon       Burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery

23 Fast of Esther 24 Purim 25 Shushan Purim 26
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Ruby Lee Miller           Memorial Services 7:00 p.m. at Ransdell Funeral Home, Bedford, KY            Visitation 5 to 7 p.m.

29 30

Nancy Pollock Wolff                  Funeral Services 1:30 p.m. at Congregation Adath Jeshurun          Visitation after 12:30 p.m.              Burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery

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        February 2016 

Sunday 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 

1 2

Jerry B. Weinstein        Graveside Services 3:00 p.m. at Agudath Achim Cemetery

3 4

                          

5

Joan M. Klein                       Funeral Services 3:00 p.m. at The Temple                                    Visitation after 2:00 p.m.            Burial in The Temple Cemetery

6
7 8 9 Rosh Hodesh 10

David "Doc" Friedlander        Graveside Services 2:00 p.m. at The Temple Cemetery

11 12 Lincoln's Birthday 13
14

Arnold Morton Fox          Funeral Services 2:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son           Visitation after 1:00 p.m.        Burial in The Temple Cemetery

15 President's Day 16 17 18

Florence Ruth Morguelan Graveside Services 2:00 p.m. at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery

19 20
21 Brotherhood & Sisterhood Week

Dr. Ann Hess                    Funeral Services 2:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son           Visitation after 1:00 p.m.     Burial in The Temple Cemetery

22 Washington's Birthday 23 24 25 26

 

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28

Louise N. Adams             Memorial Services 2:00 p.m. at Treyton Oak Towers on Sunday, March 6th 

29

 

April 30, 2016 ~ 22 Nisan 5776

Norine Sokoler, 60

Died Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Norton Brownsboro. A native of Pittsburgh, PA born September 1, 1955, Norine was a realtor and a member of The Temple.  Some of her many passions were her shoe collection and  spending time with her grandchildren.  She will always be a shining light in a world full of darkness.

She is survived by her loving husband, Bob Sokoler; her children, Ashley Mason (Daniel), Lauren Watterson (Robert) and Gregory Sokoler (Casey); her grandchildren, Preston, Jayden, Adalyn and Alexander Mason and Carleigh Watterson; her parents, Paul and Rose Kutchai; and her brother, Richard Kutchai (Nicole).

The funeral services will begin at 3:00 p.m. Monday, May 2nd at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Louisville Memorial Gardens East.  Visitation will begin at 1:30 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research, www.ibcresearch.org (see link to donations).

 

 

 

 

April 29, 2016 ~ 21 Nisan 5776

Myron Bleicher, 84

Of Louisville, passed away Friday, April 29 at the home he was so fond of.  He was a proud employee of the U.S. Postal Service as a senior mail sorter.  Prior to that he was a talented metal engraver where he painstakingly hand-etched platters, trophies, and rings.

His family will fondly remember extended vacations in the family car, his love of animals and his beloved Irish Setter "Daisey", his insatiable reading of WWII history, his interest in astrophysics, and his deep love and pride in his family.

He is predeceased by his wife, Lillian “Libby” Schwartz Bleicher and his son, Fred Bleicher.

He is survived by son, Kevin Bleicher (Carolyn); and sister, Sharon Pressman; and a loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 2nd at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Anshei Sfard Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, it is requested that donations be made to the ASPCA (www.aspca.org).

We would like to sincerely thank his sister Sharon, friend Rose, and countless neighbors and friends that assisted in his care and support.

 

 

 

 

 

April 29, 2016 ~ 21 Nisan 5776

Jonathan Ratliff, 33

Died Friday, April 29, 2016.  Born February 3, 1983, he was a native of Louisville, a construction site supervisor and a member of USSA.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca “Becca” Ratliff; his parents, Gary Coleman & Laurie Ratliff; his God-son, Leonardo J. Tichner, Jr.; his sister, Amanda Ratliff; and his niece & nephew, Landen & Laney.

A Remembrance of Life service will be 6:00 p.m. Thursday, May 12th at Keneseth Israel Congregation following minyan services.

 

 

 

April 25, 2016 ~ 17 Nisan 5776

Armand Lippman Ostroff, 79

Died April 25, 2016.  He was born to the late Jacob and Libby Ostroff January 30, 1937.  A graduate of Male High School, the University of Louisville and the University of Louisville School of Law, Armand began his accounting career at Waldman and Levitan.  He was a founding partner of Deming Malone Livesay and Ostroff CPA through his retirement in 2001.

Armand was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, and was treasurer there for many years. A man of dignity, compassion and many interests, he was responsible for the establishment of Louisville Public Radio Partnership, and was involved in the formation of the Norton/Audubon Hospital Music Library.  He was  a board member of the Episcopal Church Home, Jewish Hospital, the Glassworks, the AICPA International Elder Care Task Force, and the CEO Group of the Louisville Chamber of Commerce.

Armand is survived by his loving wife, Miriam (Shapira); his devoted children, Gwen (Scott) Heyman of Highland Park, IL, Lori (Tom) Roberts of Louisville, KY and Craig Ostroff of Northfield, IL; his adoring grandchildren, Jordan and Dana Heyman, Maya, Lauren and Isaac Ostroff; and his sister, Beverly Geline of Gaithersburg, MD.

The family wishes to acknowledge all the care partners that were with him throughtout his illness, the caring staff at Episcopal Church Home, and a special thank you to Dr. Jane Cornett.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27th at Congregation Adath Jeshurun, 2401 Woodbourne Avenue with burial to follow in Cave Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 12:30 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions in Armand’s memory be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun or the donor’s charity of choice.

 

 

 

 

 

April 23, 2016 ~ 15 Nisan 5776

Tracy R. Kushman, 32

Died Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Baptist Health Louisville.  She was born August 24, 1983 and a native of Pittsburgh, PA.  Tracy received her Bachelor’s Degree from University of Louisville and was an associate with Michael’s on Hurstbourne Lane.

Tracy was an Elton John fanatic, she loved Star Wars and was an avid Lego builder.  She was known for her love of art and music.

She is survived by her parents, Frank and Peggy Kushman of Philadelphia, PA; her sister, Stephanie Butler (Grant) of Media, PA; her nephew, Leo Butler; and her close friend and companion, Reggie.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 25th at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue.  Visitation will begin after 12 Noon.  Burial will take place Sunday, May 1st in Frazer, PA, graveside at the Haym Salomon Memorial Park.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Shamrock Pet Foundation, P.O. Box 24033, Louisville, KY 40224.

 

 

 

 

April 22, 2016 ~ 15 Nisan 5776

Raisa Kremer Dikerman, 76

Died Friday, April 22, 2016 at Episcopal Church Home.  She was a native of Kishinev, Moldova where she worked as a nurse for nearly 30 years before moving to Louisville.  She was a former EKG Technician at Jewish Hospital.

Raisa was a natural caregiver, helping many and trying to lift everyone’s spirit.  She was selfless and would help people in the middle of the night and sometimes was repaid with their thankfulness with candy.  While she was sick, she nominated a nurse for the Daisy Award because of the care given to her. She was a very intelligent lady who loved to travel to different countries and to go on cruises.  Life for her was one big adventure.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Simon & Sara Kremer; her daughter, Anna Dikerman; and a grandson, Stas Eric Gray.

She is survived by her loving husband, Lev Dikerman; her daughter, Janet Naamani (Aviv); a grandson, Marat Gray; and one great-grandson.

Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 25th at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Anshei Sfard Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 2:30 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Temple Shalom, 4615 Lowe Road.

 

 

 

 

April 21, 2016 ~ 13 Nisan 5776

Bernice Wolman Rosenman, 98

Died Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Seneca Place.  Bernice was a former teacher, chemist and bacteriologist.

She is survived by her son, Dr. Stephen Rosenman and his wife, Pamela Cook of Walpole, MA; three grandchildren, Julie, Kathleen and Mary Elizabeth; and her friend, George Matlow.

Expression of sympathy may be made to ForeverHomeRescue.org. There will be no services in Louisville.  Herman Meyer & Son are entrusted with the arrangements.

 

 

 

 

April 10, 2016 ~ 2 Nisan 5776

Miriam "Mimi" Metz, 92

Died Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Nazareth Home.  Born March 7, 1924, she was a native of Louisville and a graduate of the University of Louisville.  Miriam was an advertising executive with the Courier Journal, a director with Selman’s, Besten & Langan and a member of The Temple.

She is survived by her loving husband, Milton Metz; her son and daughter-in-law, Perry and Nancy Metz of Bloomington, IN; her granddaughter, Meredith Metz of Bloomington, IN; and her sister, Florence Horwitz of Cincinnati, OH.

The funeral/memorial service will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 17th at The Temple, 5101 US Hwy 42.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to WHAS Crusade for Children, Jewish Federation of Louisville or The Temple.

The Metz family would especially like to thank the people at Nazareth who did such a wonderful job of taking care of Miriam.

 

 

 

 

April 8, 2016 ~ 29 Adar II 5776

Joseph Tsozik, 85

Died Friday, April 8, 2016 at Baptist Health of Louisville.  He was a native of Russia, a former manager with New Haven Moving Equipment Company and a member of The Temple.

He is preceded in death by his son, Alek Tsozik.

He is survived by his wife, Rosalie Tsozik; his son, Yefim Tsozik (Sofia); his sister, Zina Dubrovensky; his grandsons, Alex Tsozik and Eugene Tsozik (Misha); and one great-grandson, Oliver Tsozik.

Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10th at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in The Temple Cemetery.  Visiting will begin after 2:30 p.m.

 

 

April 6, 2016 ~ 27 Adar II 5776

Rita Greenwald Klein, 90

Formerly of Louisville, died Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at Cedar Village Rehabilitation Center in Mason, OH.  She was a native of Trenton, NJ born June 3, 1925.  She was a graduate of University of Kentucky and a retired lab technician.  Rita was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, J.C.C., NCJW – Louisville Section, a life member of Hadassah and a volunteer for Jewish Hospital.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Helen Milvoch and Samuel Greenwald and her husband, Norman Klein.

She is survived by her children, Howard Klein (Wendy) of New Zealand, Mark Klein of Erlanger, KY and Melissa Klein of Sacramento, CA; and her grandchildren, Lilly Klein, Norman S. Klein, Shilo Klein and Sage Klein.

Graveside Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 8th at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

 

 

 

March 28, 2016 ~ 18 Adar II 5776

Rosalyn "Roz" Friedman Nussbaum, 83

of Wellington, FL, passed away peacefully on March 28, 2016 surrounded by her children.  She will always be remembered for her compassion and love for animals, as a long time volunteer at the Palm Beach County Animal Care and a lifetime member of Hadassah.

She was deeply loved by her late husband, Eddie Don Nussbaum, of 63 years, her parents, Ed and Lolly Friedman, and her grandson, Evan Wishnia.

She is survived by her children, Scott F. Nussbaum of Louisville, KY, Gregg N. Nussbaum (Jillo) of Wellington, FL, Karen Roth (Ron) of Boca Raton, FL and Julie Hanson (Jim) of Clermont, FL; her grandchildren, Ryan Hanson and Joel Wishnia; and her nieces, nephews, cousins and her beloved caretaker, Sharon Spence.

A Gathering of Remembrance for Roz, as well as her late sister-in-law, Sherrie Urbach, will be at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 10th at Temple Shalom, 4615 Lowe Road, Louisville, KY.  Donations may be made in honor of Roz to Temple Shalom, ASPCA or the Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control, 7100 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, FL  33411.

 

 

 

March 27, 2016 ~ 18 Adar II 5776

Nancy Pollock Wolff, 60

Died Sunday, March 27, 2016 at Baptist Health of Louisville.  She was a native of Fairmont, WV, born July 6, 1955 to Elaine Markowitz and the late Norman Pollock.  Nancy was a 1973 graduate of Fairmont (WV) High School, a retired concierge with the Monogram Experience Center at General Electric and a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun.

She is preceded in death by her father and her sister, Susan Pollock.

She is survived by her husband, Jerome Wolff; her daughter, Alyssa Goldwater (Adam) of Chicago, IL; her granddaughter, Miriam Sheva Goldwater; her mother, Elaine Markowitz Pollock of Fairmont, WV; her sister, Cookie Kushner (Stuart) of Savannah, GA; her brother, Scott Pollock (Marcy) of Pittsburgh, PA; her niece, Michelle Barsanti; her nephews, Jordan Pollock and Brandon Spellman; and her aunts, numerous cousins and many wonderful friends.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30th at Congregation Adath Jeshurun, 2401 Woodbourne Avenue, with burial to follow in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 12:30 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society or Congregation Adath Jeshurun.

 

 

 

March 24, 2016

Ruby Lee Miller, 63

Passed away Thursday, March 24, 2016.  He was born to the late Willie D. and Anna Belle Miller on October 31, 1952 in Shelbyville, KY.  He was retired after serving several years as a correctional officer at the Kentucky State Reformatory and the Leesburg Correctional Facility in New Jersey.  Ruby was a 1970 graduate of the Trimble County High School. He also attended one year at the Kentucky Poly-Technical Institute in Louisville where he received a technical degree in computer science.

Ruby was loved by many.  At Christmas time, he played the role of Santa.  While being clad in a Santa cap and red sweatshirt, children would even approach him at Wal-Mart to give him their requests.  He greatly enjoyed playing Dart Ball for the Oldham County Christian Church team.  He received a trophy as the Home Run Champ of 2013 from Oldham County Church Dart Ball.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Mary Ann Toombs.

Ruby is survived by his wife of 35 years, Janie Miller; two daughters, Jaclyn Gibbons of Papillion, NE and Ruth Robins of Borden, IN; two sons, Ted Latin of Bedford, KY and Mike Robins of Louisville; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Charles (Ann) Miller of Crestwood, KY; four sisters, Willanna (Frank) Wilson of Dupont, IN, Willena Fields of Columbus, IN, Elizabeth Skirvin of Lexington, KY and Hazel Tandy of Bedford, KY; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Memorial services will be 7:00 p.m. Monday, March 28th at Ransdell Funeral Home, 441 US Hwy 42W, Bedford, KY.  Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday.  Donations may be made to The American Cancer Society in honor of Ruby Lee Miller.

 

 

 

March 18, 2016 ~ 8 Adar II 5776

Elinor Myers Rothstein, 81

Passed away peacefully on Friday, March 18, 2016, at Baptist Health’s Palliative Care Unit. She was born July 2, 1934, to the late Eva (Zimmerman) and David Myers. A life-long member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, she was a reading tutor and teacher’s aide in the Jefferson County Public Schools. Most important, she was a devoted mother and grandmother who delighted every day in her children’s and grandchildren’s accomplishments.

She is survived by her daughter, Shelley Barnes (Harry) of Centerville, OH; two sons, Michael Rothstein (Doreen) and Jack Rothstein (Debbie), both of Chicago; her husband, Joseph Rothstein; her sister, Ruth Anne Myers of Scottsdale, AZ; her brother, Dr. Allan Myers (Diane) of Longwood, FL; and grandchildren, Eric Barnes, Hilary Soroosh (Tim), Evan Rothstein, Connor Rothstein, Nikki Rothstein, and Alex Rothstein; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Services are at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, March 22, at Herman Meyer & Son Funeral Home, 1338 Ellison Ave., with visitation beginning at noon. Burial will be at Keneseth Israel Cemetery. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Jewish Family & Career Services.

 

 

 

March 15, 2016 ~ 5 Adar II 5776

Lorraine Janice Abrams, 69

Died Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at her home.  She was a native of Louisville, born January 25, 1947 to Annette Kushner and Elwyn Phillip Abrams.  Lorraine attended University of Kentucky and later transferred to University of Alabama, where she received her bachelor’s degree.  She graduated from University of Louisville, receiving her Master’s degree and went on to teach at Central, Shawnee and The Brown School.  She later became an observer for new teachers in training, for three years before retiring.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Annette Kushner Abrams; and her husband, Stephen Yussman.

She is survived by her father, Elwyn Abrams; and her two brothers, Lawrence Abrams of Louisville and James Abrams of New York, NY.

Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 20th at The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will be 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

 

 

 

March 11, 2016 ~ 1 Adar II 5776

Diana Parket Brown, 85

Died Friday, March 11, 2016 at her home.  She was a native of Brooklyn, NY born on June 15, 1930.  She was a graduate of Louisville Girls High School, University of Louisville and Columbia University, with honors and receiving her Master’s Degree.  She was a homemaker and a teacher in Westfield, NJ and with the Jefferson County Public Schools. 

Diana was a chairperson for four LGHS reunions, past president of Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority and current alumni president, chairperson of the reunion committee, a member of Woodcock Society, Mortar Board and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

She is survived by her husband, Dr. Robert Jeffrey Brown; her daughters, Bonnie Maryetta Brown and Jennifer April Brown; and her sister, Evelyn Lea Figa.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Woodcock Society in memory of Diana Brown, c/o University of Louisville, College of Arts & Sciences, Louisville, KY 40292. Services are private. Arrangements were entrusted to Herman Meyer & Son.

 

 

 

February 26, 2016 ~ 18 Adar I 5776

Louise Norma Adams, 90

Passed away peacefully on February 26, 2016.  The elder daughter of Herbert and Rose Lowenfish, she was born November 17, 1925 and grew up in the Flatbush neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York.  She attended Erasmus High School and enrolled in Brooklyn College at the age of 15.  She majored in Economics and Psychology with hopes of finding a job on Wall Street.  This was difficult for a woman in the late 1940’s and she found employment after graduation as a social worker with the NYC Department of Welfare.  She met Joel Adams at age 16 and they married in 1946, after he returned from the Army service in Iran during WWII.

Joel worked for 38 years as a salesman, trainer and branch manager for Pitney Bowes Corporation and when their children were both in elementary school, Louise returned to college to obtain her education degree and later a Master’s degree in guidance from Queens College.  Throughout her career, Louise worked as a guidance counselor in many elementary and middle school settings in the New York City area. 

She loved to read, garden and visit the many museums New York City had to offer. She and Joel enjoyed traveling and shared many special trips prior to his death in 1986. For the next two decades, Louise continued to explore the world, visiting Australia, Japan and Eastern Europe.  She lived 10 years in Lake Worth, Florida before moving closer to family in Louisville in February 2006.

She is survived by her sister, Ruth Wortman; two daughters, Linda Engel (Alan) of Louisville and Nancy Adams (John Burgess) of Boston, MA; five grandchildren, Josh Engel (Hope), Shoshana Engel, Jeremy Engel, Rachel Burgess (Jack Hostetter) and Eleanor Burgess ( Nicholas Sedlet); and two great-grandchildren, David Burgess Hostetter and Harper Rose Engel. The family wishes to acknowledge her dedicated caregivers, Virginia Blandford, Janice Dobbins, Barb Watts, Blanche Luter and Shirley Patterson, as well as the caring staff at Treyton Oak Towers and The Episcopal Church Home, who tended to her as her health declined.

A memorial gathering and brief service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 6, 2016 at Treyton Oak Towers.  The family requests that donations in her memory be designated to either The Home of the Innocents or the Treyton Oak Towers Employee Scholarship Fund.

 

 

 

February 19, 2016 ~ 10 Adar I 5776

Dr. Ann Hess

Passed away the morning of February 19, 2016 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She lived most of her life in Louisville, KY. She attended Carnegie Mellon University and graduated from The University of Michigan and received her doctorate in psychology from The University of Louisville.   Dr. Hess was a long-time employee of Disability Determination Services of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. She was a member of The Temple and the American Psychological Association (APA).

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joel Sokoloff. Survivors include her son David; mother, Sonia; and siblings, Allen (Elaine), Steven (Wendy) and Barbara (Jay McCrensky). In addition, she will be missed by her nieces and nephews, grand-nieces and –nephews, cousins and her dog, Rennie.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, February 21, 2016 at Herman Meyer & Sons, 1338 Ellison Avenue, with burial to follow in The Temple Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 1:00 pm. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Albert & Betty Hess Camp Fund at The Temple or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

 

February 15, 2016 ~ 6 Adar I 5776

Florence Ruth Morguelan

Died Monday, February 15, 2016.  She was a native of London, KY, born to the late Rose Volk and David M. Robinson.  She came to Louisville as a young girl for school and job opportunities and eventually meeting the love of her life, Morris Morguelan.  Florence Ruth was a long time member and contributor of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, the JCC and NCJW – Louisville Section.  Along with being active in her Jewish community, she loved to paint, cook and read.

She is survived by her children, Dr. Barry Morguelan of Los Angeles, CA, Robin Simon (Fred) and Linda Cooper (Alan) of Potomac, MD; her three grandchildren, Stuart Klein (Jamie), Randy Klein and Abby Lutz (Mike); and her three great-grandchildren, Margot and Ashley Klein, and Simon Lutz.

Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 18th at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Morris Morguelan Youth Maccabi Fund at the JCC, 3600 Dutchman’s Lane, Louisville, KY 40205.  The family would like to extend a special thank you to the ladies at Home Helpers and other caregivers for their devotion and care shown to Florence Ruth.

 

 

 

February 8, 2016 ~ 29 Shevat 5776

Arnold Morton Fox, 93

Of Louisville, Kentucky, formerly of Pittsburgh, Pa, died peacefully on Monday evening February 8, 2016. He was the youngest of three children and only child born in the USA to Viktor and Bertha Fox, after they emigrated from Russia. Born on June 26, 1922 he spent his early childhood in Pittsburgh before moving to Brooklyn, New York where he remained through his college years. After graduating with a degree in Electrical Engineering from City College of New York, he served as an officer in the US Navy during World War II in the Pacific theater. Having completed his military service, he married Gladys Ullman on June 16, 1946 and returned to Pittsburgh to work for the Pennsylvania Transformer Company (later a Division of McGraw Edison) where he remained as an employee holding various positions in management and international sales and licensing until retirement.

He thrived on converting business acquaintances into life-long friendships as he traveled to many parts of the world, helping to bring electrification to countries with less developed economies.  After retirement, he and Gladys relocated to Louisville, where they made new friends and were active members of the Louisville community. Arnold was an avid sports fan and tennis enthusiast, playing in a senior tennis league until the age of 90.

He was a loving father to Sandra (Fox) Herman and husband, Richard of San Diego, David Fox and wife, Susan Bornstein of Louisville, and Victor Fox and wife, Nancy Liu of Weston, Massachusetts.  He was proud of his grandchildren, Jessica Herman, Benjamin Fox and Miriam Fox, Lea (Herman) Rackoff and husband David and great-grandchildren Dana and Aaron Rackoff. 

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 14th at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 1:00 p.m. Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple or the Alan and Marilyn Bornstein Fund for Family Therapy at Jewish Family and Career Services.

 

 

February 7, 2016 ~ 28 Shevat 5776

David "Doc" Friedlander, 68

Took his last ride on Sunday, February 7, 2016.  He was a former blacksmith and mechanist.

He is survived by his sister, Harriette Friedlander (Alan Bernstein); his beloved nieces, Sarah and Rebecca Bernstein; and countless club brothers.

Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 10th at The Temple Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to ElderServe or the University of Louisville Department of Geriatrics.  

 

 

February 2, 2016 ~ 23 Shevat 5776

Joan M. Klein, 89

Died peacefully Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Westport Place Health Campus.  She was born March 4, 1926 to the late Harrietta and William Meyers.  She attended the University of Illinois and University of Louisville.  Joan was a member of The Temple, where she served on the board of trustees and Women of Reformed Judaism. She served on the board of Planned Parenthood and was very active in the PTA at Belknap Elementary, Highland Jr. High, and Atherton High School.

Joan was a loving and caring mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  She enjoyed playing Bridge with her friends. She was part of a knitting group at The Glenview, The Knit Wits, who knitted clothing articles for charitable causes.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 60 years, Jerome Klein; and her brother, Ted Meyers.

She is survived by her daughters, Cathy Schuster (Lon) and Vicki Davis (David); her son, Randal Klein (Bobbi) of Farmington, UT; her grandchildren, Dr. Bryce Schuster (Dr. Julie), Corey Schuster (Alison), and Michael Davis (Cara); and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, February 5th at The Temple, 5101 US Hwy 42 with burial to follow in The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 2:00 p.m. in the Waller Chapel.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple or the donor’s favorite charity.

 

 

 

January 31, 2016 ~ 21 Shevat 5776

Jerry B. Weinstein, 85

Died Sunday, January 31, 2016 at Westport Place Health Campus.  He was a native of Pittsfield, MA born January 21, 1931 to the late Sarah Schechter and Theodore Weinstein.  Jerry was a resident of Pittsfield, MA, Louisville and St. Thomas Virgin Islands. He was a decorated Korean War veteran, serving in the US Air Force as a pilot and Sergeant First Class.  He was an accomplished athlete who played professional baseball in the minor leagues and an award winning spirits salesman for Vertner Smith, retiring in 1990.  Jerry was a member of the American Legion Highland Post 201 and a Kentucky Colonel.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Max Weinstein; his nephew, Alan Weinstein; and Nita Bayman, his partner in life for over 50 years.

He is survived by his nephews, Mark and David Weinstein and nieces, Jessica and Kinsley Weinstein.

Graveside services will be 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 2nd at Agudath Achim Cemetery, 2737 Preston Highway.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Keneseth Israel Congregation or Hosparus.  The family would also like to thank the caregivers and staff at Westport Place and Jefferson Place for their loving care.

 

 

 

 

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