Obituaries


 

                               

                               

 


Obituary and Calendar Dates Below 

 

 

       April 2014 

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Saturday

    1 Rosh Hodesh

Lillian Stern                  Graveside services at United Jewish Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio

2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 1st Seder in the evening 15 1st day of Pesah           2nd Seder 16 2nd day of Pesah

Karl N. Victor, Jr.            Funeral Service 12:30 p.m. at The Temple                           Visitation after 11:30 a.m.      Burial in The Temple Cemetery

17 Pesah 18 Pesah

Minnie O'Koon                 Graveside Service 1:00 p.m.     Keneseth Israel Cemetery

19 Shabbat Hol Hamoed Pesah
20 Pesah

Helene K. Penner          Graveside service 3:00 p.m. at Cave Hill Cemetery - use Broadway Entrance

21 7th day of Pesah

David C. Liebschutz, MD Visitation 4 to 7 p.m. at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home, 331 S. 4th St, Danville, KY

22 8th day of Pesah

David C. Liebschutz, MD Services 3:00 p.m. at Stuart Powell Field, Danville, KY

Boris Khaskin                   Funeral service 2:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son               Visitation after 1:00 p.m.            Burial in The Temple Cemetery

23

Louis Frankel                 Funeral Services 2:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son            Visitation after 1:00 p.m.       Burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery

24 25

Thomas Kempe Baer     Memorial service 2:00 p.m. at The Temple                            Visitation after 1:00 p.m.

26
27 Holocaust Remembrance Day 28 29 30 Rosh Hodesh      

 

 

        March 2014 

Sunday 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

            1 Shabbat Shekalim
2 Rosh Hodesh

Irene Smith                     Funeral service 2:00 p.m. at The Temple - Waller Chapel   Visitation after 1:00 p.m.       Burial will be private

3 Rosh Hodesh 4 5 6 7

Irma Jean Yoffe             Funeral service 1:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son           Visitation after 12 Noon        Burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery

8 Vayikra
9 10 11 12 13 Fast of Esther 14 15 Tzav
16 Purim 17 Shushan Purim

Milton Z. Russman

Funeral 2:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son      Visitation after 1:00 p.m.   Burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery

18 19 20 21

Donald Guss                 Funeral 3:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son                       Visitation after 2:00 p.m.      Burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery

22 Shemini
23 24 25

Dr. Vic Rosenbaum    Funeral 1:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son         Visitation after 12 Noon       Burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery

26 27 28

Richard L. Goldstein    Graveside services 1:30 p.m. at Cave Hill Cemetery - Broadway Entrance

29 Tazria
30 31

Elsa Schuster             Funeral 2:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son        Visitation after 1:00 p.m.    Burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery

         

 

 

       February 2014 

Sunday 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

            1 Rosh Hodesh               Teruma
2

M. Jay Goldstein           Funeral 1:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son                        Visitation after 12 Noon         Burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery

3 4

Bess Miller                    Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery

5

Hugh Cohen                   Funeral 2:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son                        Visitation after 12:30 p.m.       Burial in Cave Hill Cemetery

6 7 8 Tetzaveh
9

Shirley Waldman           Funeral 2:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son                       Visitation after 1:00 p.m.       Burial in The Temple Cemetery

10 11 12

Phyllis Harrow                Graveside services at King David Memorial Gardens, Idylwood, VA

13 14

Gail Levine Moore        Services will be held in Cleveland Heights, Ohio

15 Ki Tissa
16 Brotherhood & Sisterhood Week

Ilana Liebermann          Graveside services 2:00 p.m. at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery

17 18

Marvin Slung                Funeral 2:00 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son         Visitation after 1:00 p.m.     Burial in The Temple Cemetery

19

Warren Sparks                No Services are planned at this time

20 21

Phyllis Goldstein          Graveside services 2:00 p.m. at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery 

22 Vayakhel
23 24

Marian Lessen            Graveside services 11:30a.m. at Anshei Sfard Cemetery

25 26 27 28  

22 April 2014 ~ 22 Nisan 5774

Thomas Kempe Baer, 86

Died Tuesday, April 22, 2014.  He was a native of Cleveland, OH, born September 2, 1927 to the late Milton and Hermoine Baer.  He was a graduate of Henry Clay High School in Lexington, KY, a graduate of Bentley College of Accountancy and a US Coast Guard veteran.  He was a Certified Public Accountant, Past VP of Louisville Jaycees, Past President of Louisville & KY State Board of Accountants, Past Officer of National Board of Accountancy, Past Treasurer and current member of The Temple, Trustee of Bernheim Forest Board of Trustees (Honorary Trustee) and Past Treasurer of Brooklawn.

He is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie Baer; his children, Bruce Baer (Nancy), Tom Baer (Laine) and Betsy Baer; his grandchildren, Jillian Baer, Brandon Baer, Michael Baer, Andrew Baer, Amy Wilson, Stacey Wilson and Brian Wilson; his great-grandchildren, Benjamin Baer and Harriet Wilson.

His body had been donated to the University of Louisville for scientific purposes.  A Memorial Service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014 at The Temple.  Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple, Bernheim Forest or Parkinson’s Disease Research.

 

 

22 April 2014 ~ 22 Nisan 5774

Louis Sydney Frankel, 83

Of Louisville, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at his residence.  He was born in Bridgeport, CT, a retired food sales representative for Manischewitz and a Corporal in the US Army during WWII.  He was an umpire for 58 years, organizing the Kentuckiana Redshirt League, giving 47 years of service as a sport official at Jewish Community Center and taught umpire classes at University of Louisville.  He was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, Keneseth Israel Men’s Club, Congregation Anshei Sfard and Jewish Community Center.

Throughout his career associated with sports, Lou received many honors & awards including Kentucky Baseball & Coaches Hall of Fame, the KHSBCA Hall of Fame, being a lifetime member of Kentuckiana Football Officials Associate and a Kentucky Colonel.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Janice Lee Weinberg Frankel; his children, Diane Ilene Washington (Lamont), Alan Ross Frankel (Paula) and Susan Hope Kreitman; his grandchildren, Lamont, Hillary, Jenny (Dale), Rebecca, Emily and Amanda; and great-grandchildren, Ron, Aliyah, Sydney, Maddie, Shelby and Sam.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery.  Visitation will be after 1:00 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Keneseth Israel Congregation, Congregation Anshei Sfard, CASA and the Louis Frankel Fund at Keneseth Israel.

 

 

20 April 2014 ~ 20 Nisan 5774

Boris Khaskin, 82

Died Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center.  Born in Ukraine, June 13, 1930 to the late Yakov and Eugenia Khaskin.  He was a retired electrical engineer and a member of The Temple.

He is survived by his wife, Nelya Safronova Khaskin; his daughter, Yelena Ioffe (Alexander); and two grandsons, Jacob and Michael Ioffe.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will be after 1:00 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple, 5101 US Hwy 42, Louisville, KY  40241.

 

 

18 April 2014 ~ 18 Nisan 5774

Helene K. Penner, 95

Died Friday, April 18, 2014 at Golden Living Center ~ St. Matthews.  She was a native of New York, NY, born December 12, 1918 to the late Harry Koplik and Carrie Davis Koplik.  She was a retired executive secretary for the Board of Realtors of Ridgewood, NJ and a member of Temple Shalom.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and her husband of 57 years, Alex Penner.

She is survived by her sons, Daniel Penner (Tami) and Jonathan Penner (Aurora) of Palm Springs, CA; and two grandchildren, Naomi and Gareth Penner.

Graveside services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Avenue (use Broadway Entrance).  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Temple Shalom, UofL J. Graham Brown Cancer Center or Hosparus.

 

 

 

17 April 2014 ~ 17 Nisan 5774

David Carl Liebschutz, M.D., 71

Passed away Thursday, April 17th at his home after a long battle with brain cancer.  Born April 8, 1943 in Louisville, KY, he was the son of Helen and Isaac Liebschutz.  He was a 1961 graduate of Atherton High School and 1964 graduate of the University of Louisville.  He received his medical degree from the University of Louisville in 1968 and did his surgical residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City, Iowa from 1970 to 1975.  Dr. Liebschutz served as a Flight Surgeon in the US Army at the rank of Major from 1968 to 1970 at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Dr. Liebschutz moved to Danville in November 1975 and opened his surgical practice in January 1976.  He closed his practice and retired from surgery in October 2003 but remained active in medicine.  Doctor Liebschutz was a Fellow of the American College of Surgery.  He served as Vice President of the Kentucky Medical Association in 1993 and served on the KMA Board for 12 years representing Boyle County.  He served on the Boyle County Board of Health for 37 years and as Chairman for 21 years.

He is survived by his wife, Pat Liebschutz; one son, Robert Liebschutz (LeaAnne) of Delray Beach, Florida; two daughters, Elizabeth Liebschutz-Roettger (Bart) of Louisville and Ann Liebschutz of Washington, D.C.; three grandchildren and one sister, Marilyn Lobell of Tuscon, Arizona.

Services will be held on Tuesday, April 22nd at 3:00 p.m. at Stuart Powell Field, Danville, KY.  Visitation will be Monday evening, April 21st from 4 to 7 p.m. at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home, 331 S. Fourth St, Danville, KY.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may go to the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Cancer Center at Duke Medical Center or the University of Louisville James Graham Brown Cancer Research Center.

 

 

16 April 2014 ~ 16 Nisan 5774

Minnie O'Koon, 97

Formerly of Louisville, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Baptist Convalescent Center in Newport.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Nathan Shersky and Freda Gradman Shersky; her husband, Alvin O’Koon; and her son, Selig O’Koon.

She is survived by her son, Sam O’Koon (Pat) of Florence; her daughter, Patti Deissle of Dayton, OH; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014 at Keneseth Israel Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to donor’s favorite charity.

 

 

11 April 2014 ~ 11 Nisan 5774

Karl N. Victor, Jr., 80

Died Friday, April 11, 2014 at Baptist Health Louisville. He was a graduate of Male High School, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and the University of Louisville School of Law.  He was a US Army veteran – member of the 100th Division.  Buzz began to practice law with Helman-Shaikun-Victor and was with Conliff-Sandman-Sullivan for 40 years.  He was appointed as Police Court Judge by Mayor Harvey Sloane, was a former lead prosecutor with the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office and was appointed by Gov. Wallace Wilkinson as a Jefferson County District Judge.

He was a former president of Actors, Inc. which merged with Theatre of Louisville and lead him to be a founder and former president of Actors Theatre of Louisville.  He was a former horse owner and partner of Victor and Vine Stables.  He was a member of The Temple, the Standard Club, the Turf Club at Churchill Downs, the American Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, Louisville Bar Association, Jefferson County Bar Association and a former board member of Visiting Nurses Association and the Olmsted Parks Conservancy.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Karl N. Victor, Sr. and Julia Felsenthal Victor; and his sister, Joyce Unrich.

He is survived by his loving wife, Roanne Helman Victor; his son, Karl N. Victor III (Colette); his daughter, Gwenn Victor Lieber (Paul) of Venice Beach, CA; three grandchildren, Aaron Daniel Victor, Gabriell Louise Victor and Samuel Karl Lieber; and nieces, Vicky Unrich, Sharon Butler, Julie Helman Maldando and Robyn Helman Ngo.

Funeral services will be 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at The Temple with burial to follow in The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 11:30 a.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple or Actors Theatre of Louisville.

 

 

29 March 2014 ~ 27 Adar II 5774

Elsa Schuster, 90

Died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Westport Place.  She was a native of Louisville, born in 1924 to Samuel and Bess Goldberg.  She was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun and the Sisterhood, NCJW – Louisville Section, Hadassah, a volunteer at Jewish Hospital for over 30 years, a longtime member of the Standard Club and charter member of the Jefferson Club.  Elsa was an avid Bridge player, along with golf and tennis and an ardent UofL fan.  She will always be remembered as the “Balloon Lady”, for all occasions.

She is preceded in death by her daughter, Deborah Poole.

She is survived by her husband, Irving Schuster; her son, J. Lon Schuster (Cathy); her son-in-law, Wade Poole III; her grandchildren, Dr. Bryce Schuster (Dr. Julie) and Corey Schuster (Alison) of McLean, VA; her great-grandchildren, Halle, Burke and Logan Schuster; her brother, Julian Goldberg; her sister, Judith Glauber (Warren) of Cleveland, OH; and her sister-in-law, Marcia Schuster.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m Monday, March 31, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Alzheimer’s Association, Hosparus or donor’s favorite charity.

 

 

28 March 2014 ~ 26 Adar II 5774

Lillian S. Stern, 96

Died Friday, March 28, 2014 at Golden Living Center - St. Matthews.  She was a native of Cincinnati, OH and a social worker.  Graveside services will be Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at United Jewish Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH.  Weil Funeral Home in Cincinnati is in charge of arrangements.  Herman Meyer & Son was in charge locally.

 

 

25 March 2014 ~ 23 Adar II 5774

Richard L. Goldstein, 91

Died Tuesday, March 25, 2014 in Louisville, KY.  Born in Philadelphia in 1922, he was the son of Rubin Goldstein and Sadie Katz Goldstein.  He was a veteran of WWII serving in the Army Air Corps stationed in England.  He was retired from a career of civil service, first in the Army Signal Corps and later, and for the majority of his career in a management position within the Department of Defense, where upon retirement he received an award from the Secretary of the Navy for outstanding government service.  He was a devoted husband and father, loved music and had an avid intellectual curiosity about all things.

Richard was preceded in death by Sophie, his wife of 57 years.  He is survived by his daughter, Joanna Goldstein and her partner, Susan Reigler; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; his special friend, Marjorie Masters; and his companions at Belmont Village.

Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2014 at Cave Hill Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Association or Alzheimer’s Association.

 

 

22 March 2014 ~ 20 Adar II 5774

Dr. Victor B. Rosenbaum, 95

Of Louisville, passed away at Magnolia Springs on March 22, 2014 with family and his loving caregivers by his side. Born on February 18, 1919 in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of Sadie and Otto Rosenbaum.  Following high school, Vic attended Case Western Reserve in Cleveland and Central YMCA College in Chicago. He graduated in 1944 from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, and shortly thereafter, he married the love of his life, Pauline Bickham, of Oskaloosa, Iowa. He began his career at a chiropractic clinic in Dixon, Illinois, but chose Louisville as his adopted hometown where he and Polly raised their family.

Vic loved his patients and his profession and worked tirelessly during his 50-year practice. He was president and a member of the board of the Kentucky Chiropractic Society for many years, and in 1979 was named Doctor of the Year.

Vic had many hobbies and community interests and volunteered his time freely. He was a charter member of the East End Optimist Club and served as president of the local chapter of International Brotherhood of Magicians. He was also president of Louisville Lodge #14 of B’nai B’rith, and was on the Board of Trustees of Congregation Adath Jeshurun. He played golf regularly and year-round with his friends until his early 80’s.

In addition to Polly, his beloved wife of 70 years, Vic  is survived by his daughter, Sally Wax (Al); son, David Rosenbaum (Shaney); grandchildren, Michael Wax (Caren); Jennifer Wax; Aileen Rosenbaum Griffin; and Daniel Rosenbaum; 5 great-grandchildren; and his sister, Ruth Atkin of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 12 Noon.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Hosparus of Louisville, or the donor’s favorite charity.

 

 

20 March 2014 ~ 18 Adar II 5774

Donald Guss, 88

Died Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Episcopal Church Home.  He was a graduate of University of Louisville with a Master’s Degree in Political Science, an Army veteran of WWII for which he received two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star for his services, a former owner of Guss’ Sample Shoes, a former sales representative of ladies shoes, a long standing member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, a member of MENSA, a former Sunday School teacher at Keneseth Israel Congregation, a member of “The Duffers” and an avid racquet ball player and golfer.  He was a voracious reader and enjoyable raconteur.

He is survived by his wife Madilyn Guss; his children, Suzanne Guss (Richard Hill), Linda Guss of Los Angeles, CA, Alison Guss (Richard Lewit) of Rhinebeck, NY and Jeffrey Guss (James Lawer) of New York, NY; his step-children, Scott Arche (Martha) of Gaithersburg, MD, Glenn Arche (Ikuko) of Bethel, WA and Ellen Lowitt (Andy) of Syosset, NY; a cousin, Lucille Bederman; 11 grandchildren, Emily Cooper, Michael Hill, Rebecca Lewit, Sarah Lewit, Bryant Arche, Justin Arche, Evan Lowitt, Spencer Lowitt, Genevieve Arche, Sierra Arche and Savannah Arche; and a great-grandson, Jaxon Cooper.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Episcopal Church Home for their wonderful care and to his caregiver, Priscilla Sargent.

Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 21, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 2:00 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

 

 

16 March 2014 ~ 14 Adar II 5774

Milton Z. Russman, 87

Passed away peacefully, Sunday, March 16, 2014.  He was born in Louisville, June 16, 1926 to the late Hyman and Sarah Russman.  He was a graduate of Male High School and the University of Louisville. Milton was an elementary school principal, president of the Louisville Education Association and a life-long learner, who retired after 30 years of service to the Louisville public schools.  He was a proud member of Keneseth Israel Congregation and a Mason of 62 years with Abraham Lodge #8 F&AM.

He was a devoted husband for 60 years to the late Annette Brenner Russman.

He is survived by his children, Marc Russman (Elyse) of Canton, MA and Eliot Russman; grandchildren, Hayley Russman of New York, NY and Adam Russman of Boston, MA; brothers, Scherrill Russman (Barbara) and Dr. Raymond Russman (Carolyn); and many special nieces and nephews.

He resided at Belmont Village, a personal care community in St. Matthews, for the past three years, where he leaves many warm friends and caring staff.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Keneseth Israel Cemetery.  Visitation will be after 1:00 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the Kahn Kiddush Fund at Keneseth Israel Congregation, 2531 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY  40205.

 

 

6 March 2014 ~ 4 Adar II 5774

Irma Jean Fine Yoffe, 89

Died Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Magnolia Springs Senior Living Center.  She was a retired co-owner of the Hub Department Store on West Market Street, a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation and Sisterhood, Amit Women, Hadassah and NCJW-Louisville Section.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Simon Fine and Martha Waldman Fine Green; and her husband, Edward Yoffe.

She is survived by two children, a daughter, Terry Weis (Jeffrey) and a son, Henry Yoffe (Linda Rupp); a sister, Sylvia Klein (Howard); six grandchildren, Scott Weis (Meryl), Allison Schwartz (Ari), Jonathan Weis (Katie), Sean McGuirk (Terry Asuncion), Jacob Yoffe (Kathy Bowling) and Davis Rupp Yoffe; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to give a special thank you to her caregivers, Brandi LeFever, Monserrete DeJesus and Crystal Frey, who became like family.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Keneseth Israel Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 12 Noon Friday.  The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contribution to Keneseth Israel Congregation or donor’s favorite charity.

 

 

1 March 2014 ~ 29 Adar 5774

Irene Smith, 87

Passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Baptist Health Louisville.  She was a native of Louisville, born August 30, 1926 to the late Herman and Goldie Netter.  She was a retired payroll clerk for National Distilleries, a member of The Temple and a championship bowler for both the B'nai Brith and National Distillers leagues.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond Smith; a son-in-law, Jim Finerty; her brother, Isaac Netter; and brother-in-laws, Allen Bass and Milton Goodman.

She is survived by her daughter, Janice Finerty; her son, Barry Cohen (Robin) of Advance, NC; her sister, Ella Goodman; her brother, Mitch Netter (Virginia); four granddaughters, Kelly Finerty and Leigh, Jordan and Michelle Cohen; her great-granddaughter, Winter Finerty; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2014 at The Temple in the Waller Chapel, 5101 US Hwy 42.  Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m.  Burial will be private.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple or The American Stroke Association www.strokeassociation.org.

 

 

21 February 2014 ~ 21 Adar 5774

Marian Lessen, 84

Passed away Friday, February 21, 2014 in Sarasota, FL.  She was born January 4, 1930 and lived most of her life in Louisville, KY until she moved to Venice, FL in February 2010.  She was a homemaker, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Rose Wasbutsky; and her husband, Walter Lessen.

She is survived by her children, Elaine Kohen (Ilya) of Boston, MA, David Lessen of Louisville and Linda Hennessy (Joseph) of Sarasota, FL; her grandchildren, Rochelle Kushner (Zvi), Amy Kohen, Elise Askenazi (David), Brendan Hennessy and Stephen Hennessy; and her great-grandchildren, Yael Kushner, Shira Kushner and Raquel Askenazi.

Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Monday, February 24, 2014 at Anshei Sfard Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Tidewell Hospice Organization www.tidewell.org or ROFEH International www.rofehint.org.

 

 

19 February 2014 ~ 19 Adar 5774

Phyllis Ruth Goldstein, 88

Peacefully passed away on February 19, 2014 at the Episcopal Church Home in Louisville.  She was a brilliant woman with a passion for family, the arts, prompt thank-you notes and Duplicate Bridge.  She attained the title of Quadruple Life-Master and taught Bridge, on and off, for much of her adult life.  She played this game as a fierce competitor.  Phyllis was a Gladiatore; the tournaments, her arena.  She also excelled in ping-pong, piano and academics.  Other passions included world travel and the Louisville Cardinals.  They thrilled her last March when they won the championship.

Phyllis was pre-deceased by her parents, Oscar and Pearl Leibson; her husband, Irving Goldstein; son, Martin Goldstein; son-in-law, Richard Hutchison; and best friend, Hattie Hunter.

Left to treasure her memory are her daughter, Debra Goldstein Hutchinson; son, Allan Goldstein; her grandchildren, Benjamin Hutchinson, Ari Hutchison (Elke Albrecht), Rachel Goldstein, Adara Goldstein; and great-grandson, Desmond Munro.

The family wishes to extend heart-felt thanks to the caring, compassionate staff of the Episcopal Church Home, especially Kim, Michelle, G, Jennifer, Royce, Father Ben, Georgine and Dr. Morton.  Special thanks to our Hosparus Angels, Sam, Judy, Raphael and Kayla.  There are not enough superlatives to describe your love, compassion and dedication.

Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 21, 2014 at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Hwy.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hosparus, The Parkinson’s Association or the charity of one’s choice.

 

 

18 February 2014 ~ 18 Adar 5774

Warren Sparks, 42

Died Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at his home.  He was born in Louisville on December 2, 1971 and was a former instructor with Roy’s of Louisville and a Master Dive Instructor.  Warren was a member of Professional Association of Diving Instructors.

He is preceded in death by his father, Keith Sparks; his step-father, Thomas Esrey; his paternal grandparents, Sam & Inez Sparks; and his maternal grandmother, Anita Goldberg.

He is survived by his mother, Diane Esrey; his sister, Melissa Maness; his brothers, Ilan Esrey and Thomas Esrey, Jr.; his fiancé, Genavieve Wynn and her son, Justin Adams; his grandfather, Jack Goldberg; and a loving, extended family of nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins.  Warren was all about his family and loved ones.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society (Colon Cancer Research) or Alzheimer’s Association.  There are no planned services at this time.

 

 

17 February 2014 ~ 17 Adar 5774

Marvin Lee Slung, 85

Died Monday, February 17, 2014 at Baptist Health Louisville.  He was associated in family retail with Fair Department Store in New Albany, Jeb Advertising and was a member of The Temple.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Lois Slung; and a son, Dr. Hilton Slung.

He is survived by his daughter, Missy Allen (Jim) and his son, Larry Slung (Cathy) of Winter Park, FL; and two grandchildren, Barth Slung and Rebecca Allen.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2014 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 American Heart Association.

 

 

14 February 2014 ~ 14 Adar 5774

Gail Levine Moore, 66

Died Friday, February 14, 2014 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital.  She was a native of Cleveland, Ohio, born June 10, 1947 to the late Harold and Florence Bergglas Levine.  She was a publisher for Single Life Magazine.

She is survived by her daughter, Dani Rose of Chevy Chase, MD; and her sons, David Rose of Dedham, MA and Greg Moore of Louisville.

Funeral services will be held in Cleveland Heights, OH.  Burial will take place in Bet Olam Cemetery in Beachwood, Ohio.

 

 

13 February 2014 ~ 13 Adar 5774

Ilana Liebermann, 77

Daughter of Yacov and Dvora Markus, passed away at home with her family by her side on February 13, 2014.  Born August 20, 1936 in Ramat-Gan, Israel, Ilana moved with her husband, Benno to the United States in the early 60’s.  Ilana was active in local theatre, Hillel and at the University of Louisville’s Ecumenical Center.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Benno Liebermann.

She is survived by her children, Talia Katz (Mitch), Astar Liebermann, Ron Liebermann and Maxine Leslau (Nick); her grandchildren, Doran, Leore, Hana, Ori, Jake and Jonah; her sister, Daniella and her family; her brother, Akiva and his family; and many devoted friends.

She will be deeply loved and will be greatly missed by many.

Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.

 

 

8 February 2014 ~ 8 Adar 5774

Phyllis Harrow, 87

Formerly of Osprey, FL, died Sunday, February 8, 2014 at Barton House in Louisville, KY.  Born in New York City, she attended George Washington University, a life member of NCJW, a member of the Jewish Center in Venice, FL and most proud of being a founder of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) which is now the second largest site in PA and many things she implemented have been copied and shared at other sites around the country.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Aaron and Jean Steuer; and her husband, Dr. Lee Harrow; and her sister, Eleanor.

She is survived by her daughter, Sarah Harlan, MPH (Mike) of Louisville; her sons, Jeffrey John Harrow, MD, PhD (Anita) of San Antonio, Bruce Ira Harrow, MSPH, MD (Debra) of Eugene, OR and Arthur Steven Harrow, MD (Judy) of Baltimore; and eight grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at King David Memorial Gardens, Idylwood, VA.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Bible Chapel, 300 Gallery Dr., McMurray, PA 15317 and write “VITA Site” in the memo line; Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236; the Jewish Center of Venice or NCJW.

 

 

7 February 2014 ~ 7 Adar 5774

Shirley Stiebel Waldman, 86

Died Friday, February 7, 2014 at Jefferson Place.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Bess Farber and Sidney L. Stiebel and her brother, Sylvian.  For many years, she was a volunteer at Jewish Hospital with her mother and active in the old Congregation Brith Sholom Sisterhood and a member of The Temple.  She was a competitive duplicate bridge player and achieved Life Master status.

She is survived by her son, Jay (Karen) of Louisville and daughter, Shelley Samuels of Columbus, OH; her grandchildren, Scott Waldman (Meredith) of Louisville, Shannon Van De Beuken (Brian) of Gilbert, AZ, Ross Samuels (Brooke) and Seth Samuels (Jessica) of Columbus; and five great-grandchildren.  The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at Jefferson Place, the wonderful caregivers from Home Instead Senior Care, Jane Cornett, M.D. and Angie Ethridge, Nurse Practitioner.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 9, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple Endowment Fund or the donor’s favorite charity.

 

 

2 February 2014 ~ 2 Adar 5774

Bess Rosenstein Miller, 105

Died Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Jefferson Manor Nursing Home.  She was born in Frankfort, KY to Jacob and Cecilia Rosenstein.  She was a bookkeeper for F & C Railroad in Frankfort before moving to Chicago and working for Music Corp of America.  When her father took ill, she returned to Frankfort and her old job.  In 1941, she moved to Louisville and was a lifelong partner with her husband, Harold in Longwood Corporation.  She was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, NCJW and a past president of Hadassah.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Miller and sister, Ida Schiller.

She is survived by her step-children, Susan Miller of Stark, CO and Donald Miller of New York City; loving cousins, Linda and Steve Goodman, Carole and Larry Neuman of Cincinnati, Casey and Marilyn Neuman of Pittsburg, PA, Erma and the late Irv Rosenstein of Lexington, Gloria and the late Alvin Lipson of Cincinnati, Connie and the late Leonard Robin of CA, Joe and Ricki Rosenberg, Joyce and Jimmy Mischner, Ann and Bill Jiles, Rob and Kim Rosenstein, all of Lexington, Shirley Perchik and many other cousins and friends.  Many thanks to the kind people at Hosparus, especially Jamie and Sam and to the wonderful staff at Jefferson Manor and special friends, Jimmy Bookstore and John Baker.

Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun or the JFCS Food Pantry.

 

 

2 February 2014 ~ 2 Adar 5774

Hugh Cohen, 85

Died Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Norton Audubon Hospital.  He was a graduate of Male High School, the University of Louisville, and an Army veteran of WW II.  He began his career in sales with Enro Shirt Company, became a stockbroker with Walston Company for a short time and then became a broker with Stifel-Nicholas, Inc., where he has spent 47 years of service and becoming first vice president of investments.  Hugh was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, the Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and Kosair Temple.  He was a flying instructor and became a member of the Flying Fez’s for Kosair.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Shelley R. Cohen; his parents, Rufus and Lillian Levine Cohen; and his brother, Don Cohen.

He is survived by his son, S. Keith Sutton, MD (Gail S. Beyer, MD) of Virginia Beach, VA; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue with burial to follow in Cave Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will begin after 12:30 p.m.  Expressions of sympathy may be made to Kosair Charities or the JFCS Food Pantry.

 

 

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