Obituaries


 

                               

                               

 


Obituary and Calendar Dates Below 

 

 

       October 2014 

Sunday 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

      1 2 3 Candle Lighting Time 7:05 pm 4 Yom Kippur
5

Dr. Samuel L. Karr         Funeral Services 1:30 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son            Visitation after 12:30 p.m.     Burial in Cave Hill Cemetery

6 7 8 9 Sukkot 10 Sukkot 11
12

Mary Lee Fischer           Funeral Services 11:00 a.m. at Herman Meyer & Son       Visitation after 10:00 a.m.      Burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery

13

Barbara Russman         Funeral Services 11:00 a.m. at Herman Meyer & Son         Visitation after 10:00 a.m.      Burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery

14 15 Hoshanah Rabbah 16 Shemini Atzeret 17 Simchat Torah

Taylor Lynn Morgan      Funeral Services 1:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son             Visitation after 11:30 a.m.       Burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Shepherdsville

18
19 20

Armand Goldstein         Arrangements are incomplete and pending at this time

Joan K. Greenberg        Memorial gathering from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the residence of Susan Rudy, 7005 Windham Pkwy, Prospect, KY

21 22 23 24 Rosh Hodesh 25 Rosh Hodesh
26 27 28 29 30 31  

 

 

        September 2014 

Sunday 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

  1 Labor Day 2

Marion Sragg               Funeral services will be in New York

3 4

Shirley Perchik        Funeral Services will be 1:00 pm at Herman Meyer & Son                 Visitation after 12 Noon  Burial in Anshei Sfard Cemetery

Ruth Nelson            Graveside Services 4:30 pm at Keneseth Israel Cemetery

5 6
7 8

Judith Sweitzer          Graveside Services 11:00 am at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery                         

Florence Rose            Funeral Services 3:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son  Visiting after 2:00 p.m.      Burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery

9 10

Bettye S. Rosenberg    Graveside Services 1:00 p.m. at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery

11

Joyce Williams Hyman                     Graveside Services were private at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery

Stas Gray                  Funeral Services 3:30 pm at Herman Meyer & Son                              Visitation after 2:30 pm   Burial in Anshei Sfard Cemetery

Roza Fitershova     Funeral Services 12 Noon at Herman Meyer & Son                           Visitation after 11:00 am  Burial in The Temple Cemetery

12 13
14

James "Jimmy" Davis Funeral Services 3:00 p.m. at The Temple                         Visitation after 2:00 p.m.       Burial in The Temple Cemetery

15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22

Benn B. "Benny" Davis                             Funeral Services 1:30 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son    Visitation after 12 Noon      Burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery                          

Milton Morguelan       Funeral Services 4:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son    Visitation after 3:00 p.m.   Burial in The Temple Cemetery

23 24 Erev Rosh Hashana

Candle Lighting Time 7:19 pm

25 Rosh Hashana 26 Rosh Hashana 27
28 Fast of Gedaliah 29 30        

 

 

        August 2014 

Sunday 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

          1 2

Esther Kaplan               Funeral Services will be at Sinai Chapels in Fresh Meadows, NY

3 4 5 Fast of Av 6 7

Esther Leah Netter Zukof Cavanaugh   Private Graveside Services at The Temple Cemetery

8 9
10 11 12 13

Sally Younger                 Funeral Services 1:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son            Visiting after 11:30 am            Burial in The Temple Cemetery

14 15 16

Al Greenberg                 Funeral services are being held in California

17 18 19 20

Harold Frankel               Funeral Services 1:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son            Visiting after 12 Noon             Burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery

21

Susanna Shkolnik  Funeral Services will be private

22 23
24 25 26 Rosh Hodesh 27 Rosh Hodesh

Rosa Kunin                     Funeral Services will be in Los Angeles, CA and handled by Hillside Memorial Park

28

Ruby Jean Mason  No Services

29 30
31

Abram "Abe" Jakubowicz                  Funeral Services will be 1:00 pm at Herman Meyer & Son  Visitation at 11:30 am           Burial in Adath Jesurun Cemetery

       

 

 

20 October 2014 ~ 26 Tishri 5775

Armand Goldstein, 79

Died Monday, October 20, 2014 at Episcopal Church Home.  Arrangements are incomplete and pending at this time.

 

 

19 October 2014 ~ 26 Tishri 5775

Joan K. Greenberg, 70

Died Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Norton Brownsboro.  She was born May 23, 1944 in New York, NY to the late Morris “Martin” and Ida Karlan.  Joan was a former financial services salesperson, a member of The Temple – Louisville, KY, and a founding member of Temple Chai in Long Grove, IL and Congregation Hakafa in Glencoe, IL.

She is survived by her children, Joseph (Jennifer) Greenberg, Judi Lenett (Dr. Harold) and Daniel Greenberg; her grandchildren, Henry and Hannah Greenberg, Deborah, Matthew, Maxwell and Samantha Lenett; her sister, Helen Karlan; a niece, Lici Karlan Cates; a dear friend, Susan Rudy; and most importantly, Whinney.

Cremation has been chosen.  A memorial gathering will take place tonight, Monday, October 20, 2014 at the residence of Susan Rudy located at 7005 Windham Parkway in Prospect from 7 to 9 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Dysautonomia Foundation or the Humane Society.

 

 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Taylor Lynn Morgan, 20

Of Louisville, passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at St. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital.  She was a native of Louisville, born July 30, 1994 and was an associate with White Castles in St. Matthews.

Taylor is survived by her son, Chance Grainger and his father, Grant; her parents, Toni and Mike Jeffries; her brother, Max Jeffries; her grandparents, Jeanne and Mark Morgan and Cindy Jeffries; her aunts and uncles, Markie and Sissy Morgan, Brandon Jeffries and Heather Morgan and Jamie; and several cousins also survive.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 17, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Deatsville Road, Shepherdsville, KY.  Visitation will begin after 11:30 a.m. on Friday.  Mike Jeffries, Brandon Jeffries, Pat Quinney, Ryan Bell, Josh Grainger, Markie Morgan and Lester Wingler will serve as Pallbearers.

 

 

11 October 2014~27 Tishri 5775

Barbara Kaplan Russman ,74

Passed away on October 11, 2014 at the Episcopal Home. She attended Vanderbilt University and the University of Louisville. She was retired from the former Jewish Hospital where she was a medical technologist for many years,  She was a life member of Keneseth Israel Synagogue Sisterhood, Hadassah and NCJW Louisville Section. She was preceded in death by her parents Fannie and Sol Kaplan and her sister Paula Tarbis.  She is survived by her loving husband of more than 50 years, Sherrell Russman; children Stephanie Stein (Jeff), Michael Russman (Nikki) and Hilary Catapano (Richard) and grandchildren Jeremy & Mallory Stein, Lilli & Harrison Russman and Rick, Ashley, Ryan and Jenna Catapono.  Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday burial to follow in Keneseth Israel Cemetery. Visitation will began at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. The family would like to express their heart-felt gratitude to Dr. Jane Cornett and Angie Etheridge as well as the wonderful caregivers at the Barton House, Episcopal Church Home and Hosparus for their excellent care. In lieu of flowers, expression of sympathy may be made to Keneseth Israel Congregation the Alzheimer's  Association or charity of choice.

 

 

6 October 2014 ~ 12 Tishri 5775

Mary Lee Davis Fischer, 92

Passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014.  She left knowing she was loved dearly by her family and friends.  A loving wife, business partner, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Stanley Fischer; daughter, Hedy Fischer (Randy Shull) of Asheville, NC; son, Drew Fischer (Cynthia Cooke) of Louisville; grandson, Seth Fischer of Orlando, FL and his mother, Vicki Danser of Orlando, FL; her brother, Skip Davis (Debra) of Louisville; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Freda Davis and brothers, Simmy, Charley and Barry.

Born and raised in Louisville, Mary Lee worked from her teenage years in her family’s business and then with her husband Stanley, in their business of nearly 50 years, Stan’s Pawn Shop on Jefferson St.  She was a life long member of Keneseth Israel Synagogue, a member of the JCC and a volunteer at Four Courts Assisted Living for 17 years where she and Stanley were awarded Volunteer of the Year, twice and volunteered with the Mizrachi, Hadassah and tutored English to new Americans.

The family wishes to express deepest gratitude to Annette Pappas and Sharon Rowan, who cared for Mary Lee as if she was their own mother.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Sunday, October 12, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Ave with burial at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Mary Lee and Stanley Fischer Youth Activities Fund, c/o The Jewish Federation of Louisville, 3600 Dutchman’s Lane, Louisville , KY 40205.

 

 

3 October 2014 ~ 9 Tishri 5775

Dr. Samuel L. Karr, 86

Formerly of Toledo, OH, passed away peacefully Friday, October 3, 2014 at Jefferson Manor.  He was a First Lieutenant with the US Navy during the Korean Conflict, a retired cardiologist, a musician, a pilot and avid arborist.  Dr. Karr graduated in 1952 from the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed his residency at the V.A. Hospital in Philadelphia and his cardiology fellowship at Bergen Pines County Hospital.  He practiced 37 years with esteemed physicians, Dr. Eli Abramson and Dr. Harold Poneman.  He was Chief of Staff at Riverside Hospital and created the first CCU in Toledo.  He also taught at the Medical College of Toledo.

Dr. Karr, from childhood, played the bugle, the trumpet, the piano and later in life, the French horn.  As a child he yearned to fly and as a pilot he logged over 2000 hours in his flying career.  Dr. Karr wooed his wife on a blind date in his Taylorcraft single engine plane and later piloted a twin Geronimo.  He flew for Volunteer Pilots of America, transporting patients to distant medical facilities.  As an arborist he truly treasured his collection of 100 species of trees he planted with his sons.

Dr. Karr is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Annora Sue Karr; his sons, Matthew Karr (Kathy), Joel Karr (Kenneth Fong) of San Francisco, CA and Robert Karr (Sabrina Haber) of Concord, MA; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, October 5, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Cave Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m.  Memorial gifts may be made to Temple Shalom, 4615 Lowe Road, Louisville, KY  40220.

A memorial service will take place 12 Noon Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at Temple-Congregation Shomer Emunin, 6453 W. Sylvania Avenue, Sylvania, OH 43560 (Toledo area).  Memorial gifts may be made to Temple-Congregation Shomer Emunin.

 

 

21 September 2014 ~ 26 Elul 5774

Milton Morguelan, 79

Passed away on September 21, 2014.  Milt was born and raised in Louisville and lived ten years in Los Angeles from 1954 to 1964, before to returning to Louisville.  He retired from Ford Motor Company in 1997 as an engineer after 33 years in the Heavy Truck Assembly Engineering Department.

Milt is survived by his wife Carlie, a sister Sharon (Sander) Romick of Los Angeles; two daughters, Sheri (Will) Hardy of Atlanta, GA and Pam (Jonathan) Young of Columbus, OH.  He is also survived by six grandchildren – Benjamin, Aaron, Nathan, Maddy, Jackson and Jonah, a niece, and many nephews, cousins and friends.

Milt was preceded in death by his parents, Celia Yanoff and Samuel (Zimmie) Morguelan.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue, with burial in The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 3pm on Monday.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Milt’s name to either The Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana (502-426-0888), The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (www.michaeljfox.org), or your favorite charity.

 

 

19 September 2014 ~ 24 Elul 5774

Benn B. "Benny" Davis, 99

Owner of Seng Jewelers since 1938, and worked up until a few months before his death, was born September 12, 1915 and died Friday, September 19, 2014 at Norton Audubon Hospital.  He was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, J.C.C., St. George Lodge 239 F&AM, Shawnee Lodge 830 F&AM, Scottish Rite 32nd Degree KCCH,   Kosair Shrine Temple and Certified Gemologist American Gem Society. He received the Gold Standard Award Optimal Aging Honoree in September 2012 from U of L School of Geriatrics.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Morris Z. and Lillian Kaplan Davis; his wife, Bertha Davis; and his brothers, Pacy and James “Jimmy” Davis.

He is survived by his daughters, Karen E. Davis and Suzanne Kahn (Robert) of Westport, CT; his sons, Lee Davis (Susan) and Dr. Roger Davis (Roberta) of Tucson, AZ; his grandchildren, Sarah (Andy) Redman, Scott (Jessica) Davis, Jeffrey Kahn and Laura Kahn; his great-grandchildren, Israel Benjamin Davis, Mia Rainier Davis and Audrey Jane Redman; and numerous nieces, nephews, great- nieces and great-nephews.

His family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to the staff of Caring excellence and especially Benn’s three angels, Abigail Fatu, Agnes Waylee and Janet Kerkuta.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, September 22, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 12:00p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun, J.C.C., Kosair Children’s Hospital or Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.

 

 

10 September 2014 ~ 16 Elul 5774

James "Jim", "Jimmy" Davis, 96

Owner of Buschemeyer Jewelers and friend to all, 96 years young, born February 23, 1918 died on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.  He was an Army Air Corp veteran of WW II, a past president of The Temple and B'nai Brith, and a member of Scottish Rite and Kosair Shrine. 

He was the husband to the late Miriam C. Davis (59 years) and the kid brother of Benn B. Davis and the late, Pacy Davis.

He is the cherished father to Leslie R. (Hannah) Davis, Bonnie (Myron) Zwibelman and Joanne Davis (John) Johnson; the beloved grandfather of Michael (Audrey) Zwibelman, Julie (Scott) Devine, Jenny Johnson, Jeff Johnson, Julia Johnson, Erica (Kristopher) Scott, Rachel (Christopher) Stockton and Natalie Davis; the great-grandfather to Charlie Zwibelman, Sylvia Zwibelman, Adam Devine, Josh Devine and Lydia Stockton; and a loving uncle, great uncle and great-great uncle.

Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 14, 2014 at The Temple, 5101 US Hwy 42 with burial to follow in The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m.

Mr. Davis specifically wanted to impact medical research therefore we ask that contributions in his honor be made to University of Louisville Foundation – School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Advancement Services, 215 Central Avenue #300, Louisville, KY 40208 or The Temple, 5101 US Hwy 42, Louisville, KY 40241.

 

 

10 September 2014 ~ 15 Elul 5774

Roza Fitershova, 86

Died Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center.  She was a native of Belarus, born April 26, 1928 to the late Arkady and Luba Zuborevsky.  She was a retired textile worker and a former member of The Temple and JCC.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Bentsian Fitershov.

She is survived by her daughter, Luba Dubrovensky (Michael); and two grandchildren, Natalia and Aleksey Dubrovensky.

Funeral services will be 12 Noon, Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 11:00 a.m.

 

 

8 September 2014 ~ 13 Elul 5774

Joyce Williams Hyman, 79

Passed away Monday, September 8, 2014 at Episcopal Church Home.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Julius and Dora Williams and her sister, Shirley Small.

She is survived by her husband, Bernard Hyman; her daughter, Sherrie Hyman; her son, Michael Hyman; her daughter, Julie Magee (Stephen); and grandchildren, Emma and Evan.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Graveside services were held Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

The family would like to thank Dr. Jane Cornett and the staff at the Episcopal Church Home for their excellent care and compassion.

 

 

6 September 2014 ~ 12 Elul 5774

Bettye S. Rosenberg, 76

Of Louisville, KY, passed away peacefully at her home, Saturday, September 6, 2014, surrounded by her family and friends.  Bettye was a loving and compassionate wife, mother, and grandmother who cared deeply for her family and friends.  She was a life member of Hadassah and was a supporter of Israel and her family there.  She and her husband were also supporters of the Compassionate Friends Organization.  Bettye and her husband, Sam had a deep commitment to each other throughout their 52 years of marriage.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Louise and LaOmen Simmons; and her son, Michael.

She is survived by her husband, Sam Rosenberg; her daughter, Crystal Hamilton; her granddaughters, Lindsay McGowan and Jessica Hampton; her two great-grandsons, Gavin and Gage; and her six sisters, Nell Lush, Zoada Barnes, Peggy Neff, Donna Fellmy, Candace Franklin and Mary Burton.

Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Compassionate Friends of Oakbrook, IL or the local Alzheimer’s Association.

 

 

6 September 2014 ~ 11 Elul 5774

Florence R. Rose, 74

Died Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Episcopal Church Home.  She was a native of Omaha, NE, born July 25, 1940 to the late Harry and Sarah Shrago.  She was an X-Ray Technician, a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, a member of NCJW ~ Louisville Section, and a Lifetime member of Hadassah and Pioneer Women.

She is survived by her husband, Murray Rose; her daughter, Debby Rose (Lee Hyman) and her son, Charles Rose (Becky) of Bloomington, IN; her siblings, Barbara Parker of Jacksonville, FL, Jack Shrago (Helene) and Leon Shrago (Danny), both of Omaha, NE; and her four grandchildren, Jacob & Sadie Hyman and Maxwell & Ava Rose.

Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Monday, September 8, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Keneseth Israel Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 2:00 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may go to Keneseth Israel Congregation.

 

 

5 September 2014 ~ 10 Elul 5774

Judith Mae Sweitzer, 93

Died on Friday, September 5, 2014 at her home.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  The former Judith Levine, she was a realtor for over 40 years with Bass and Weisberg Realty, served as a volunteer for 25 years at Jewish Hospital, a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun and NCJW- Louisville Section.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Sweitzer; and her grandson, Joshua.

She is survived by her son, Stephan Sweitzer, MD (Helen); daughter, Sally Sweitzer of Dallas, TX; granddaughters, Rebecca Feller, MD (Eric), Liza Sweitzer and Dena Sweitzer Flagel, both of Chicago, IL; and four great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 8, 2014 at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun or the charity of one’s choice.

 

 

2 September 2014 ~ 7 Elul 5774

Ruth Nelson, 85

Died Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Signature Healthcare at Cherokee Park.  She was born December 10, 1928 in Berlin, Germany to Ludwig and Erna Nelson.  She was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation.

She is survived by a niece, Jill Rachael Luyt of North Vancouver, British Columbia and a friend and confidant, Lee Richardson.

Graveside services will be 4:30 p.m. Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Keneseth Israel Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Jewish Family & Career Services or the endowment fund at JCL.

 

 

1 September 2014 ~ 7 Elul 5774

Shirley Perchik, 83

Died Monday, September 1, 2014 at University of Louisville Hospital.  Born September 17, 1930, she was a native of Shelbyville, KY.  Shirley was a former rental property manager and in retail sales and a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Max M. and Bessie Rosenstein Goldberg; her grandmother, Fannie Rosenstein; and siblings, Elaine Davidson and Alvin Goldberg.

She is survived by her husband, Sidney Perchik; her sons, Jerry Perchik (Sherry) of Atlanta, GA and Ronnie Perchik (Nicole) of Chicago, IL; her grandchildren, Cameron Rose, David Joseph, Matthew Brian and Zachary Chase; and her siblings, Toni Ernest (Joe), Kitty Meit (Jerry) of Plantation, FL, Robert Goldberg, Fred Goldberg (Eleanor) and Jack Goldberg (Debbie).

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Anshei Sfard Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 12 Noon.  Expressions of sympathy may go to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.

 

 

30 August 2014 ~ 4 Elul 5774

Stas Eric Gray, 31

Of Seattle, WA, died Saturday, August 30, 2014 from a fall while rappelling near Penticton, British Columbia.  He was born February 20, 1983 in Kishinev, Moldova.  He was a former engineer with Boeing, attended the Hillel Center in the University District of Seattle and an active climber at the Vertical World Gym.  Stas had a special interest in The Access Fund that works with climbing areas and the Washington Climbers Coalition.

He is survived by his mother & step father, Janet and Aviv Naamani; his father, Edward Yerusskiy; his brother, Marat Gray of Abiquiu, NM; his step brothers, Sean Naamani of Louisville and Austin Naamani of Milwaukee, WI; his grandparents, Rasia and Lev Dikerman; his girlfriend, Sarah Ward; a long time friend, Alicia Lovell; and many other loving, family and friends.

Funeral services are tentatively set for 3:30 p.m. Thursday, September 11, 2014 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 go to the Access Fund.

The family will be gathering after the funeral services for Shiva at Temple Shalom.

 

 

30 August 2014 ~ 3 Elul 5774 

MARION SRAGG, 93 

Of Florida, died Saturday, August 30, 2014 after a long illness.  She was formally of New York, a graduate from Long Island University and taught typing at JHS 104 in Manhattan for many years.

She was predeceased by her husband, Benjamin Sragg

She is survived by her daughters, Rhoda Faller (Bernard) and Carol Whitton; her grandchildren, Joseph Grossberg, Daniel Grossberg (Erica), Ian, Benjamin and Elizabeth Whitton.

Funeral services and interment will be in New York on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.  The family will sit Shiva at the Faller's residence on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

 

 

29 August 2014 ~ 2 Elul 5774

Abram "Abe" Jakubowicz, 89

Of Louisville, passed away August 29, 2014 surrounded by loved ones.  Abe was born on September 24, 1924 in Poland to Bluma and Isaac Jakubowicz.  A Holocaust survivor, Abe was liberated by the American Army on April 11, 1945.  He went on to marry the love of his life, Elfriede Becker on April 11, 1947, with whom he had three children.  They immigrated to the United States in 1957 and together created a wonderful life filled with love.  He was a co-founder of 20/20 Eyecare, along with his son and son-in-law.

Abe is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Elfriede; his three children, Bluma Fiscus (Jon), Ben Jakubowicz (Margaret) and Janet Jakubowicz (Kevin Crawford); his nine grandchildren, Richard Bass, Benjamin Jakubowicz (Nelinda), Jamie Enger (Scott), Joshua Fiscus (Carolina), Jacob Crawford, Maxwell Jakubowicz, Jessica Crawford, Allyson McCoy and Addison Jakubowicz; his three great-grandchildren, Lauren, Eden and Jack; and his brother-in-law, Heinz Becker.  Abe was a true mensch in every sense of the word, a man loved by all.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m.  In lieu of flowers, do something nice for someone else.

 

 

27 August 2014 ~ 1 Elul 5774

Rosa Kunin, 88

Died Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at her home in Lexington, KY.  She was born September 30, 1925 to the late Antonio and Rosario Lazaro.  She was a former clothing designer.  She is survived by her daughter, Jessica Kunin of Lexington.

Funeral services and burial will take place at Hillside Memorial Park in Los Angeles, CA.

 

 

22 August 2014 

Ruby Jean Mason, 79

Of Louisville, passed away Friday, August 22, 2014 at her home.  She was a native of Owensboro, KY, born March 30, 1935.  She was a retired CNA.

Ruby is survived by her brother, Robert McFarland of Clarksville, IN; a niece, Cecelia Hines of Louisville; her special friends, Judy & Mark Guetig of Shelbyville; many other extended family members; and Punkin, her doggie companion.

Ruby’s wishes were to be cremated.  There will be no services.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.  Herman Meyer & Son is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

21 August 2014 ~ 26 Av 5774

Susanna Shkolnik, 85

Died Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Kindred of Jewish Hospital.  Services will be private.

 

 

18 August 2014 ~ 23 Av 5774

Harold Edward Frankel, 74

Died Monday, August 18, 2014 at Golden Living at St. Matthews.  He was a retired civil engineer with the Army Corp of Engineers, an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, a past president and Sunday School teacher at Congregation Anshei Sfard and a former treasurer of the Vaad HaKashruth.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Solomon and Sarah Sclarenco Frankel.

He is survived by his wife, Anita Zober Frankel; his children, Beth Lynn Haines (Richard), Mark D. Frankel, Gary S. Zachariah (Melissa) of W. Hartford, CT, Howard J. Zachariah(Nikki) of Hope, IN and Allan J. Zachariah of Atlanta, GA; his sister, Harriet Frankel Firkins; his brother, Larry D. Frankel; 13 grandchildren and 1 one great-grandson.

The family would like to thank two special caregivers, Donna Adams and Barbara Mack for their wonderful care.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Keneseth Israel Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 12 Noon.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Keneseth Israel Congregation, Chabad of Kentucky or the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Association.

 

 

16 August 2014 ~ 20 Av 5774

Al Greenberg, 96

Formerly of Louisville, KY passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014 in Encino, California.  He is survived by his wife, Faye Bailen Greenberg; his children, daughter Lynn Fire and son, Ronnie Greenberg; and granddaughter, Jamie.

His funeral will be in California.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to donor’s favorite charity.

 

 

9 August 2014 ~ 13 Av 5774

Sally K. Younger, 61

Died Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital.  She was a graduate of American University, a CPA, a former 10 year executive director at The Temple, a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun and NCJW – Louisville Section.

She is preceded in death by her father, Alvin Younger and her brother, Bobby Younger.

She is survived by her husband, Peter Pearlman; her sons, Zachary Shields and Bernard Pearlman; her mother, Betty Younger; her brother, Dr. Jon Younger (Kim Spector) of Seattle, WA; and her sister, Peggy Younger of Asheville, NC.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 11:30 a.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun or J. Graham Brown Cancer Center.

 

 

3 August 2014 ~ 7 Av 5774

Esther Leah Netter Zukof Cavanaugh, 81

Died on August 3, 2014 in Ocala, Florida following a lengthy illness.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ida Netter Kelber and Alvin Netter; her sister, Shirley Cohen; her brother, Ivan “Sonny” Netter; and her daughter, Debbie Zukof.

She is survived by her husband, Chris Cavanaugh; her daughters, Shelley Kahn (Marshall), Julie Latzko and Amy Haskell (Rodney); her son-in-law, Barry Willett; her grandchildren, Brian Kahn (Emily), Erin Kahn, Jeffrey Kahn, Mason Willett, Cameron Willett, Hannah Latzko, Josh Latzko, Bailey Haskell and Mathew Haskell; and her great-grandchildren, Noah, Simon and Eli Kahn.

A private graveside service was held at The Temple Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Jewish Family & Career Services Food Pantry at 2821 Klempner Way, Louisville, KY 40205 or donor’s favorite charity.

 

 

2 August 2014 ~ 6 Av 5774

Esther Kaplan, 100

Of Lexington, died Saturday, August 2, 2014 at University of Kentucky Medical Center.  She was a native of Waltham, MA born June 18, 1914 to the late Emanuel and Lola Warshaw and a retired bookkeeper.  She is survived by a son, Alan Kaplan of Lexington.

Funeral services will take place later this week at Sinai Chapels, 162-05 Horace Harding Expressway, Fresh Meadows, NY with burial to follow in Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Flushing, NY.

 

 

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