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Abraham, Miriam (March 18, 1915 - June 22, 2010)

Ackermann, Gerda   (4/27/1910 - 7/22/2008)

Adams, Wesley Price, Jr.

Allentuck, Libbye Pressma

Amchin, PhD, Abraham   (March 29, 1924 - October 4, 2008)

Applebaum, Faye

Axler, Marjorie

Ayzenberg, Sura  (October 9, 1923 - May 10, 2009)

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B

Baer, Edwin   (1/13/1922 - 8/26/2008)

Baer, Mary Sue Kelley

Banks, Norman

Barash, Zeleta

Barcus, Louise Welenken   (January 23, 2009)

Baro, C. D.

Baron, Shirlee Younger

Becker, Sylvia H.

Bederman, Shirley   (February 10, 1928 - July 12, 201)0

Behar, Sara  (March 8, 1925 - May 8, 2009) 

Benovitz, Melvin

Benovitz, William

Berg, Martin Douglas

Berman, Leslie

Berman, Margery   (August 2, 1917  - July 17, 2009)

Berman, Phillip "Petie"   (November 15, 2008)

Bizer, Morrisine H.

Blieden, Bert L.

Block, Alfred   (April 27, 1911 - September 23, 2008)

Block, Dorothy Johnson   (December 15, 1919 - July 16, 2010)

Block, M.S. "Chip" Block

Bornstein, Donald Scher   (June 14, 1923 - October 23, 2009)

Bracco, Lee   (July 25, 1916 - October 21, 2009)

Braunstein, Sara

Brill, Irvin D.

Brill, Milton   (September 27, 1914 - April 4, 2009)

Broderson, Isaac "Ike"   (March 25, 1930 - February 25, 2010)

Bronner, Jo Steinbrink

Brown, Jerry W.

Bubis, Nekhama   (7/10/1918 - 8/25/2008)

Burroughs, Harold   (June 19, 1915 - October 30, 2008)

Bush, Anna

Bush, Karmen B.

 

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C

Carney, Betty

Chidell, Ethel   (July 15, 1916 - April 3, 2009)

Chopovskayz, Liydia

Chudacoff, Marjorie   (August 26, 1926 - October 21, 2008)

Cohen, Esther Brenner

Cohen, Gertrude   (August 20, 1916 - June 14, 2010)

Cohen, Louis

Cohen, Marcus   (December 21, 1912 - October 4, 2008)

Cohen, Dr. Norman

Cohen, Syrl    (March 17, 1922 - December 10, 2008)

Cohen, Velma

Cole, Lewis    (9/20/1913 - 6/28/2008)

Cook, Milton Joseph

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Dayan, Margaret

Deyoung, Marlene   (November 26, 1952 - November 4, 2009)

Dock, Sam   (April 2, 1910 - November 22, 2009)

Drautman, Nellie May   (March 13, 1908 - September 23, 2008)

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Edelson, Miriam

Ehrlich, Martin

Eichenberger, Ph.D., John F.

Enders, Sue F.

Esrey, Thomas L.

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F

Facktor, Margaret   (4/7/1918 - 8/24/2008)

Feinberg, Maurice "Moe"

Fine, Dennis R.

Fine, Marcia L.   (May 6, 1938 - September 12, 2008)

Fine, Marion

Fine, Sidney

Fleischaker, Arthur   (February 25, 1924 - November 6, 2008)

Fleischer, Jack   (January 1, 1919 - October 11, 2009)

Flusberg, Robert Melvin   

Frank, Helm

Frank, Henry S.   (December 4, 1923 - October 16, 2008)

Frankel, Sarah  (June, 1919 - August 24, 2009)

Franks, Doris

Freedman, Deborah Lea  (April 9, 1916 - May 5, 2009)

Friedman, Ann   (September 13, 1936- November 12, 2008)

Friedman, Coleman

Friedman, Lillian

Friedman, Lillian    (5/31/1906 - 7/8/2008)

Fuenfer, Doris Mae   (March 8, 1925 - July 17, 2010)

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G

Gaddie, Norman

Garber, Irwin "Irv"

Garner, Shirley

Geisberg, Harry

Gelshteyn, Ilya   (May 3, 1919 - January 21, 2009)

Glans, Alexandra   (December 25, 1914 - March 9, 2009)

Glazer, Georgene "Genie"

Glick, William "Bill"

Glogower, Louis   (June 28, 1918 - August 23, 2009)

Godhelff, Jack   (June 18, 1922 - June 6, 2010)

Gold, Gedaliy   (September 25, 1914 - February 16, 2009)

Gold, Jean G.

Goldberg, Alvin

Goldberg, Gilbert   (9/16/10)

Goldsmith, Harriet   (February 27, 1927 - January 1, 2009)

Goldsmith, Ida Markuson

Goldstein, Anna

Goldstein, Edith (10/28/10)

Goldstein, Eliott   (March 4, 1953 - October 16, 2008)

Goldstein, Helen Novitsky 

Goldstein, Dr. Irvin   (January 26, 1917 - March 18, 2009)

Goldstein, Leonard

Goldstein, Roselynne   (March 13, 1924 - September 3, 2008)

Goldstein, Sam

Goldstein, Sophie G.   (12/24/1922 - 7/6/2008)

Goodman, Andrew Michael

Goodman, Corrinne

Goodman, Stephen N.   (May 25, 1932 - October 16, 2008)

Gordon, Ronald   (June 8, 1938 - December 22, 2009)

Gould, Shirley A.

Gradman, Clarice N.

Green, Irene   (September 18, 1918 - November 16, 2009)

Grossman, Kenneth

Grunberger, Wilhelm

Gurwitch, Pauline

Guseva, Mayya V.    (July 12, 1928 - July 18, 2010)

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H

Hamilton, Rebecca Fishman   (November 22, 1951 - August 26, 2009)

Hammer, Bess Kraus

Hammer, Eliot R.   (December 28, 1946 - September 9, 2009)

Handmaker, Rosetta Zegart

Hardin, Lorie

Harkins, Eric   (May 2, 1970 - September 2, 2008)

Hasselbacher, Frank X., M.D.

Hellerman, Ethel   (9/28/1908 - 7/13/2008)

Helman, Ann Gail (August 14, 2010) 

Herman, Dale

Herman, Rosalee Schulman   (May 15, 1913 - June 16, 2010)

Hertzman, Charles A.   (April 4, 1921 - October 4, 2008)

Hertzman, Marcia   (7/30/1932 - 8/18/2008)

Hirsch, Ruth Heumann (9/27/10)

Horelick, Marvin L.   (July 28, 1921 - February 21, 2009)

Hummel, Ray   (February 10, 1913 - March 30, 2009)

Hyman, Hindie

Hyman, Sylvia Y.   (March 31, 1918 - October 13, 2008)

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I

Igra, Dorothy

Igra, Marian   (May 15, 1917- January 8, 2009)

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J

Judd, Claire Loeb   (August 24, 1915 - February 25, 2009)

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K

Kahn, David   (July 10, 1909 - October 30, 2009) 

Kaplan, Modena

Kastan, Phyllis

Kelman, Billie

Kelmanson, Paulette Ann

Kersey, Dale   (March 12, 1954 - May 23, 2010)

Kessel, Harriet Bloom   (October 16, 1916 - June 7, 2010)

Khait, Boris

Kipfer, Margot Levi   (December 10, 1926 - May 25, 2009)

Klein, Isidore

Koby, Jay S. , MD

Koloms, Ruth

Kozlove, Jean Rose

Kranz, Bruce   (May 30, 1945 - July 8, 2009)

Kreitman, Jacob

Kurolapnik, Mikhail

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Lay, Jeffrey Lynn

Lee, Morris A.

Leifer, Charles

Leischner, Beverly F.   (November 18, 1945 - April 15, 2009)

Lerner, Leonard

Levin, William   (October 28, 1917 - April 21, 2009)

Levy, Bert   (March 17, 1942 - August 27, 2009)

Levy, Catherine   (January 24, 2009)

Levy, Grace A.    (May 10, 1914 - July 24, 2009)

Levy, Julius "J. C."

Levy, Pauline

Levy, Raymond      (July 21, 1925 -  June 27, 2009)

Lewis, Ginger

Liebermann, Benno

Linker, Howard

Lipskaya, Yevgeniya "Jane" 

Lipsky, Abram

Lobred, Matilda

Lowen, Sylvia

Lutnick, Carl   (September 27, 1938 - July 3, 2010)

Lurie, Henry   (June 5, 1926 - June 4, 2010)

Lyon, Minnie Pollack

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M

Magrey, Doris Fleischaker

Marcus, Bernard

Marks, Leonard

Marks, Samuel Lee

Marx, Elizabeth

Matlow, Rowena A.   (October 16, 1935 - September 14, 2008)

Mayer, Bernice N.

Merenbloom, Jonathan Albert   (December 20, 1988 - November 15, 2008)

Meyer, Ilse

Michel, Frederick J.   (September 23, 1921 - May 30, 2009)

Michel, James Henry "Jim"

Miller, Stanley

Miller, Stewart

Miles, Dora K.   (August 16, 1912 - January 31, 2009)

Mink, Karla

Mohr, Bernard

Monen, Dodie  (March 3, 1925 - September 1, 2009)

Monen, Robert

Morlan, Josphine L. "Jo"

Morris, Doris B.   (November 17, 2008)

Morris, Rose Lee

Morrison, Jessica Harper

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Nathanson, Marilyn Weil

Neal, Eric  "Ric"

Neiman, Norma (10/10/10)

Netter, Ivan Lee

Newman, Reva Hymson   (February 2, 1920 - December 9, 2008)

Nicolas, Barbara   (April 2, 1930 - October 1, 2009)

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Odenz. Felicia   (March 19, 1946 - July 2, 2009)

Ontell, Nettie   ...No obituary...   (January 28, 1917 - November 25, 2009)

Opper, Goldye

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Paradis, Lenora Finn   (April 15, 1953 - September 17, 2009)

Pearlman, Eleanor Schneider  (8/4/1919 - 7/1/2008) 

Pittman, Betty S.   (October 1, 1921 - November 19, 2009)

Pizer, Laurence A. "Larry"

Plattus, Simon

Poad, Mabel Lee (9/4/10)

Polyakova, Reyza

Portugal, Sylvia

Possner, Stephan

Pribluda, Isak

Prizant, Roger   (October 29, 1942 - October 9, 2009)

Prizant, Ruth   (June 12, 1917 - June 15, 2009)

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R

Ran, Milton   (June 5, 1926 - June 4, 2010)

Raskina, Sofya

Reininger, Diza

Reininger, Fred   (November 21, 2008)  

Renco, Daniel C.   (9/14/1928 - 8/7/2008)

Richardson, William (Bill)

Ringel, Richard

Roberts, Carol Cohen

Roberts, Lillian   (January 19, 1919 - February 3, 2009)

Rosenberg, Ellen   (December 20, 1926 - February 8, 2009)

Rosenberg, Jeanette Shaikun   (August 17, 1910 - January 14, 2009)

Rosenberg, Joseph

Rosenberg, Joyce   (August 20, 1927 - July 11, 2010)

Rosenberg, Mildred

Rosenberg, Sharon   (December 29, 1944 - June 29, 2009)

Rosenberg, Sidney   (March 27, 1923 - June 11, 2009)

Roston, Muriel 

Rothschild, Edward

Rouben, Joseph

Rowe, Harold

Royt, Aleksandra   (March 1, 1920 - September 16, 2008)

Rubin, Joseph (9/14/10)

Rubin, Solomon "Sam"   (July 1, 1921 - September 23, 2009)

Rubin, Steven    (October 15, 1953 - December 1, 2008)

Rudd, Mason   (August 22, 1918 - July 5, 2009)

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Saag, Benjamin

Saag, Edward   (September 21, 1924 - October 11, 2008)

Sales, Terry

Saltz, Dr. I. Harry

Sapozhnikov, Anna (10/19/10)

Satton, Jack

Schneider, Doris   (March 12, 1910 - September 20, 2008)

 Schulman, Henry

Schwab, Gloria   (February 17, 1935 - May 20, 2009)

Schwartz, Beatrice

Schwartz, Jeanette

Schwartz, Miriam Rachael   (July 11, 1982 - June 8, 2010)

Sexter, Mark, M.D.

Shaikun, Molly

Shapero, Lucy Byck   (May 4, 1932 - September 24, 2008)

Shapira, Sylvia

Shavinsky, Minnie (9/1/10)

Shein, Dr. Melvin

Shubayeva, Khadas   (December 31, 1929 - September 2, 2009)

Shuster, Larry   (6/10/1923 - 8/18/2008)

Silverstein, Evan   (December 13, 1965 - November 9, 2008)

Silverstone, Rhea

Silverman, Mary

Simon, Aaron Irving

Simon, Evelyn W.

Simons, Libbie

Singer, Manuel "Kelly" ( 9-27-10)

Slone, Richard

Slung, Sr., M.D,. Hilton   (May 10, 1950 - April 15, 2009)

Slyn, Alan T.

Smith, Brent

Snow, David H.

Snyder, Emma L. (10/5/10)

Snyder, Ronald R.   (November 28, 1932 - September 8, 2008)

Snyder, Sara

Solomon, Anita   (January 24, 1943 - July 13, 2009)

Solow, Edith

Speier, Marjorie

Spektor, Tsilya

Stein, Florence Dorothy (Hirsh)

Steinfeld, Judge Samuel

Stern, Kahlman

Stiebel, Hazel   (10/30/1912 - 8/8/2008)

Stoler, Alan A.

Sturman, Dolly Gordon

Sud, Alexander Michael   (March 24, 1938 - May 23, 2010)

Switow, Irvin Bloom "Sonny"

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Teichman, Milton   (August 13, 1923 - April 20, 2009)

Tobin, Bertha

Tobin, Esther   (September 26, 1910 - March 12, 2009)

Tofteland, Marcia Tarbis

Tracht, Carol F.   (December 19, 1930 - November 23, 2008)

Trelesnik, Leonid

Turk, Gertrude

Turow, Goldijean Shaikun   

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Unger, Minka

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V

Vine, Peggy

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Waldman, Kahlman David "Babe"

Waldman, Terry   (April 25, 1945 - July 2, 2010)

Waller. Sylvia   (October 11, 2008)

Walters, Delphia   (August 10, 1919 - November 4, 2009)

Walters, Robert Allan

Wasserman, Blanche

Weinberg, Lynn

Weinberg, Mildred Ann   (July 29, 1907 - May 29, 2010)

Weinstein, Marietta S.

Weis, Sylvia (9/5/10)

Weiser, Paul   (September 2, 1919 - December 18, 2008)

Weiss, Alyse R.   (July 11, 1939 - October 17, 2009)

Weisskopf, M. D., Bernard

Widerschein, Ross   (April 24, 19 57 - October 12, 2009)

Wiesner, Helen   (August 6, 1912 - April 23, 2009)

Willage, Jacqueline

Winner, Jean

Wise, Dorothy   (8/16/1911 - 7/1/2008)

Wise, Larry

Wolff, Ruth (10/6/10)

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Yachmennikova, Nesya   (September 30, 1922 - June 26, 2009)

Yakobson, Malka   (2/10/1913 - 8/6/2008)

Yaron, Anatole Abraham

Yolles, Lillian Abroms

Younger, Alvin David

Yussman, Marc A.

Yussman, Stephen   (August 30, 1945 - February 17, 2009)

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Zachariah, Hannah Rena

Zukof, Dr. Walter

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May  2011


2 May 2011 ~ 28 Nisan 5771

Reyza Polyakova, 98, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2011.

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6 May 2011 ~ 2 Iyar 5771

Bert L. Blieden, 77, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at the Episcopal Church Home.

Bert, a native Louisvillian, attended the University of Louisville.  He was President of Kaden Companies, a commercial real estate development, investment and management company.  He was also past President of the local chapter of The Building Owners and Management Association and served 12 years as Chairman of The Louisville Metro Parks Board.  He served on the University of Louisville Cardinal Athletic Fund, was a Board member of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and was a two term Board member of the Regional Airport Authority of Louisville and Jefferson County.

He was a member of the U.S. Army from 1956-1958 and served in Korea.

Bert was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and was involved in commercial real estate his whole life, putting together deals for apartments, office buildings and shopping centers.  His business lunches at The Terrace restaurant on top of the Kaden Tower were lengendary.

He was a member of Valhalla and his greatest joy was playing golf.  He was always organizing a golf game.  As long as the sun was shining, he was on the first tee, waiting to share time with his friends and maybe even win a few bucks.  When not on the golf course, you could find Bert and Ann Leah, his loving wife of 51 years, at the race track or at a U of L game.  He never missed a sporting event or recital for any of his grandchildren and viewed his family as his greatest legacy.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Leah; sons: Mark Blieden (Susan) and Andy Blieden (Katie); and grandchildren:  Samantha, Alexander, Joanna, Jacob and Addison Blieden.

His funeral will be held Sunday, May 8, 2011, at 2 p.m., at the funeral home, with visitation beginning at noon.  Burial will follow in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to The Temple or to the American Alzheimer's Association.

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10 May 2011 ~ 6 Iyar 5771

Karla Mink, 58, died Friday, May6, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.  She was an insurance agent for Shelter Insurance and was an active member of the American Legion, Post #113.  She was an avid reader, enjoyed cooking for her father, playing cards and spending every moment possible with her grandchildren.  She was energetic, full of life and a generous friend to all.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Mink, and her mother, Modena Kaplin.

She is survived by her loving father, Morris Kaplan;  beloved children:  Deborah (Buckner) Tomlin and David Mink; much loved sister, Dana Camodeca (Dr. Silvio) of Des Plaines, IL; devoted brother, Steve Kaplan (Ilene) of Chicago, IL; her cherished grandsons:  Dylan Tomlin and Miles Hatchett; and many lifelong family and friends.

Her funeral will be held at Herman Meyer & Son in Louisville on Tuesday, May 10, 2011.  Burial will follow at Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens.

A celebration of her life will follow at the American Legion, Post # 113 in Elizabethtown at 2 p.m. to honor Karla's memory.

 

23 May 2011 ~ 19 Iyar 5771

Helm Frank, 86, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at the Episcopal Church Home.

He was predeceased by his loving wife, Emmeline, and his brother, Henry.

Helm was a former partner in the Merchant Ice and Storage with his brother-in-law, Ernest Camentz, and was a member of The Temple, as well as being a former member of the Board of Trustees there.  He was a veteran of the Navy and served in World War II.

He is survived by his brother Werner Frank (Leba); two sisters-in-law:  Elaine Frank and Louise Wilson;  and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held on Monday, May 23, 2011, at 11:30 a.m., graveside, at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

Donations in his memory may be directed to The Temple.

 

25 May 2011 ~ 21 Iyar 5771

Shirley A. Gould, September 11, 1922 - May 23, 2011, resident of Delray, Florida.  After a long and fulfilling life, Shirley passed away peacefully at her daughter's home in Boynton Beach, Florida.  Shirley was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, and lived most of her life in Louisville, Kentucky.  She spent many years working alongside her husband as a bookkeeper for their company. 

She was one of three children born to the late Milton and Minnie Palestrant and was the beloved wife of Robert Gould for over 50 years.  Shirley survived her late son, Dr. Richard Gould, and will forever be remembered by her devoted daughters, Carol Small and Barbara DeVuono; loving sons-in-law, Hal Klein and Rick DeVuono; treasured grandchildren:  Lindsey (Michael) Delrahim, Ryan Small of Chicago, IL, Paul (Eleyah) Frields, Kevin Frields, and Erin (James) Ralph of Virginia; many precious great-grandchildren, along with countless other friends and family whom were blessed to know her.  Shirley loved traveling, going to movies, reading, being with her family and having fun with friends.  She touched the lives of many people with her smile and generosity, and maintained her trademark sense of humor all the way to the end.

Friends and family are invited to attend a  graveside service at 3 p.m., Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

Donations can be made to the American Lung Association in memory of Shirley Gould.

 

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April  2011


3 April 2011 ~ 26 Adar II 5771

Henry Schulman, 94, died Wednesday, March 30, 2011.

He was a graduate of Male High School, attended the University of Louisville and was a retired Vice President of the Bank of Louisville.  He served as an Air Force Captain and combat veteran, completing 50  missions over Europe as a bombardier in World War II.  He was also a Captain and Group Intelligence Officer during the Korean War.

Henry was a member of The Temple, the Jewish Community Center, the St. Matthews Rotary Club and was a former President of the Louisville Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) and former co-chair of the United Way.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Goldye Schulman; his sister, Frances Lee Levin; and a young son, James Henry.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Ann M. Schulman; his son, Dr. Jeffrey I. Schulman (Carol) of St. Louis, MO; and daughter, Adelaide "Cissy" Lenobel (Dr. Robert) of Cincinnati, OH; and 4 grandsons:  James and Andrew Schulman and Dr. Scott and Andrew Lenobel.

He was a devoted fan of the University of Louisville basketball team, long before the days of Freedom Hall and, as long as his health permitted, attended their games.

The family would like to thank those at the Episcopal Church Home and Hosparus for helping keep Henry as comfortable as possible.

His funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, 2011, at The Temple, 5101 Brownsboro Road, with visitation beginning at 12:30 p.m.  Burial will follow in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple or Hosparus.

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3 April 2011 ~ 28 Adar II 5771

Joseph Rouben, 82, died at his residence Thursday, March 31, 2011.

Joe was a veteran of the Air Force during the Korean War.  He graduated from the University of Kentucky, a pharmicist, and operated Rouben's Pharmacy for 40 years.  He was a lifelong member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, the Jefferson County Pharmacy Association, the Veteran Drug Club, and the University of Kentucky Alumni Association.  He was a lifelong member of the Clover Club and a past member of the Jewish Community Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Rebecca Rouben.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Barbara "Bobbie;" sons:  Dr. Lawrence (Tracy) and Craig Rouben (Willow); daughters:  Leann Culbertson (Mark) and Celeste Barone (Tom) of Davidson, NC; grandchildren:  Alec Rouben and Hudson Rouben, Tessa and Seth Culbertson, and Harrison and Kyle Barone; also brother Alvin Rouben (Dorothy) of San Diego, CA; and sister, Leba Frank (Werner); as well as many lifelong family and friends.

The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3, 2011, at the funeral home, with visitation beginning at 1:30 p.m.  Burial will follow in the Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Home of the Innocents or the donor's favorite charity.

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1 1 April 2011 ~ 26 Adar II 5771

Simon Plattus, 77, passed away on March 16, 2011, at his home in Glendale, Arizona.

Born May 6, 1933, to Morris and Bess Sotsky Plattus of Louisville, he was the youngest brother of James, Robert and Jeanne (Wasserman).  Simon was the last surviving of the children, who were raised in Syracuse, NY, but returned to their mother's hometown at the end of the 1940's.  His college education was interrupted by 2 years in the Army, after which he returned to complete his B>S> degree in Electrical Engineering at Speed Scientific School of Engineering at the University of Louisville.  After graduation, he relocated to Los Angeles to work as an electrical engineer.

He was a talented woodworker, whose toys and walking sticks are cherished by his family's children and grandchildren.  He loved to work the daily crossword puzzles--in ink.

Simon is survived by his five children:  Michael, Rae Ellen (Valade), Daniel, Andrew and Perry; as well as eight grandchildren in Southern and Northern California and Virginia.

Arrangements will be private and handled by the family.

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6 April 2011 ~ 2 Nisan 5771

Frank Xaver Hasselbacher, M.D., 91, died after a prolonged illness on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at the Episcopal Church Home.

Frank was born in Nurnberg, Germany, the only child of the toolmaker, Conrad, and his wife, Lina, Hasselbacher.  The family immigrated to America in 1924, and Frank frew up in Bloomfield, NJ.  He graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1938, Union College in 1942, and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1946.  Following postgraduate training at Kings County Hospital in New York City, and Brooklyn State Hospital, he served as a Captain in the United States Army in New Cumberland, PA through 1949.

He was Board Certified in Psychiatry and earned an additional Masters Degree in Health Administration from Columbia University in 1958.  Frank worked for the state mental hospital systems of Pennsylvania and Connecticut, and became Director of State Mental Health Services of Pennsylvania.  In 1967, he began the private practice of Psychiatry in Camp Hill, PA.  Frank enjoyed opera and music, fishing, scuba diving and skiing with his grandchildren into his 70's.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria (Insel) Hasselbacher.  He is survived by his four children:  Peter Hasselbacher (Martha) of Louisville, Thomas Hasselbacher (Christine) of Taunton, MA, Michael Hasselbacher of Milford, CT, and Susan Hasselbacher of Bulger, PA.  He is also survived by 7 grandchildren:  David A. Hasselbacher (Lauren0, Matthew J. Hasselbacher (Heather), Erich J. Hasselbacher (Vicki), Sarah J. Salkeld (Gregory), Andrea N. Hasselbacher, Ian C. Powell and Steven K. Hasselbacher.  He is also survived by 4 great-grandchildren:  Jacob, Henry, Leo, and Lena.

A private family service will be held.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Alzheimer Society of Kentucky or the Episcopal Church Home.

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10 April 2011 ~ 4 Nisan 5771

Ruth Koloms, 92, passed away at Four Courts at Cherokee Park on Thursday, April 7, 2011.

Ruth was a former secretary with the Cabinet for Human Resources and a member of The Temple.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, and son, Jerry.

She is survived by her son, Stephen A. Koloms (Karen) of Hollywood, Fl., 4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 10, 2011, at the funeral home, with visitation beginning at 1 p.m.  Burial will follow in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple.

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10 April 2011 ~ 4 Nisan 5771

Irvin D. Brill, 91, died Friday, April 8, 2011, at Baptist Hospital East.

He was the former partner with his brother in Brill's Pharmacy on Bardstown Road for 40 years.  He was a member of The Temple, a Board member and past President of the Glenview Condo Association, and St. George Masonic Lodge #239 F & AM, and a former member of Standard Country Club.  He was an avid golfer and bridge player.

He was predeceased by a son, Jeffrey Alan Brill.

He is survived by his wife, Bernice Sandler Brill and a daughter, Penny Brill.

A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m. graveside at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Temple or the donor's favorite charity.

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12 April 2011 ~ 8 Nisan 5771

Sam Goldstein, 84, died Saturday, April 9, 2011.  He was a Corporate Vice President with Brown-Forman and a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, where he had formerly served as Cemetery Warden and Board of Trustees member.

He is survived by his sons:  D. Ethan Goldstein (Janet) of Tampa, FL. and Richard Goldstein (Michelle) of St. Louis, MO; daughter, Connie Rieser (Rabbi Louis) of Windham, NH; brother, Ivan Goldstein (Ruth); 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

His funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at the funeral home, with visitation after 1 p.m.  Burial will follow in the Keneseth Israel Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to Keneseth Israel Congregation or the donor's favorite charity.

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13 April 2011 ~ 9 Nisan 5771

Howard B. Schneider, 67, passed away Monday, April 11, 2011, in Lexington, KY.

Arrangements are private.

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21 April 2011 ~ 17 Nisan 5771

Corrinne Goodman, 82, died Monday, April 18, 2011, at Westminster Terrace.  She was a retired furniture salesperson.

She is survived by her beloved daughters:  Susan Goodman and Robin Goodman (Lydia Pritchard); sisters: Sonia Davidson and Florence Weinstein of Connecticut; and brothers:  Leo (Shirley), Alvin (Linda) and Herschel Borowick.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Westminster Terrace for their wonderful care.

Her funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, April 21, 2011, with visitation beginning at noon.  Interment will follow in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Kentucky Humane Society.


March  2011


4 March 2011 ~ 28 Adar 5771

Alvin David Younger, 89, son of Jacob and Fannie Younger, died March 2, 2011.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Robert Alan Younger and his brother, Leon Younger.

Alvin attended Louisville Male High School and the University of Louisville.  He was a real estate broker and owned youner Realty.

Alvin was a member of The Temple and Congregation Adath Jeshurun, where he served as President.  He was a past President of Kiwanis Downtown and Lt. Governor of the Kentucky-Tennessee district.

He served in the Army anti-aircraft as a Staff Sgt. during WW II and spent 27 months in the Pacific Theater.

He is survived by Betty, his loving wife of 67 years; his children:  Peggy Sloss of Blacksburg, VA; Sally Younger (Peter Pearlman) of Louisville; Dr. Jon Younger (Kim) of Seattle, WA; sister-in-law, Bessie Younger of Louisville; and brother-in-law, Raymond Frankel (Maxine) of Los Angeles, CA; grandchildren:  Marcie Kruer of Louisville; Barbara Sloss of Asheville, NC; Leslie Kornbluth (Nick) of Blacksburg, VA; Jeremy and Joshua Younger of Houston, TX; Zachary Shields of Israel; and Bernard Pearlman of Los Angeles, CA; 6 great-grandchildren:  Ben and Jonah Wilga; Noah Kruer of Louisville; and Kai, Lana and Mara Kornbluth of Blacksburg, VA.

The family would like to thank the Episcopal Church Home and Hosparus, as well as caregiver, Keisha Lanier for their love and devotion over the past years.

Services will be held at the funeral home at noon Friday, March 4, 2011, with visitation beginning at 11 a.m.  Burial will follow at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

Donations may be directed to The Temple or Hosparus.

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7 March 2011 ~ 1 Adar II 5771

Sylvia H. Becker, 93, passed away peacefully at home March 5, 2011.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Anna B. and Morris Wasserman; her husband, Sol H. Becker; and sisters, Minnie W. Kahn and Ruth W. Fine.

Sylvia graduated from Louisville Girls High School.  She was a co-owner of Oak Drug Company with her husband, Sol.  She was an active volunteer at Jewish Hospital for many years.  She was well known for her knitting expertise and crocheting skills and was an avid card and Mah Jongg player.

She was a member of The Temple.

She is survived by Roseann Lubeach (Michael) and Susan Kahn (C. Ronald); her brother, Ramuel Wasserman of Houston, TX; four grandchildren:  Heidi Rosenberg (Travis Ramage), Marci Rosenberg (Alex Wallach), Stacy Anne Kahn (Matthew Shaw) and Jeffrey Kahn (Angie); seven great-grandchildren:  Chloe Rose and Annabel Shaw, Nate and Sela Kahn, Andrew, Eric and Henry Wallach; many nieces and nephews and Vera Harris, her devoted caregiver.

Her funeral will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, March 7, 2011, at the funeral home, with visitation beginning at 1:30 p.m.  Burial will follow at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Home of the Innocents, Inc., 1100 E. Market St., Louisville, KY  40206.

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10 March 2011 ~ 4 Adar II 5771

Samuel Lee Marks, 85, passed away on Monday, March 7, 2011, at Northfield Centre for Health and Rehabilitation.  He was a World War II Navy veteran and the founder of Allied Sporting Goods.  He was a member of The Temple, Jewish Community Center, St. George Lodge #239 F&AM and The Odom Club.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Marks, and mother, Esther Goldstein Marks; and sisters, Tobie Weinberg, Jean Gardner and Ruth Finkle.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 64 years, Judith Greenfield Marks; and sons:  Michael (Joanne), Gregory (Lorna), and Harry (Carol); grandchildren:  Lauren, of Pretoria, South Africa, Caryn, of Washington, D.C., Abigail, Michelle, Nicole and Justin Marks;  great-grandson, Jayden; sister-in-law, Carol Behr; nephew Larry Weinberg; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Sam will always be remembered for his love of life, family, and friends.

His funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2011, with visitation beginning at noon, at the funeral home.  Burial will take place in The Temple Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jewish Community Center of Louisville, 3630 Dutchman's Lane.

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11 March 2011 ~ 5 Adar II 5771

Jacqueline Willage, 86, a daughter of Ben Snyder, the founder of the Ben Snyder department stores, passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2011.  She was a volunteer with the Red Cross during World War II.  She was retired from the Old Louisville School System and had a Masters degree in Special Education from the University of Louisville.  She was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun and the Order of the Eastern Star.

She was predeceased by her husband, Marcin; son, Brent; brother, Monty Snyder; and sisters, Evelyn Herman and Adele Michaelove.

She is survived by her son, Dr. Marc Willage (Debora); her daughter, Beth Motola (Joseph); sister Alyce Schwartz; grandchildren:  Barton Willage and Hannag Schroeder (Zack); as well as great-grandson, Matoe.

Her funeral will be held at noon Friday, March 11, 2011, at the funeral home, with visitation beginning at 11 a.m.  Burial will follow in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.

Memorial contribution may be directed to the American Diabetes Association.

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11 March 2011 ~ 5 Adar II 5771

James Henry "Jim" Michel, 69, of Louisville, doting father and grandfather, passed away on March 9, 2011, after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer.

Jim was a proud graduate of Manuel High School where he was a manager of the football team.  From there his love of sports led him to one of his greatest passions:  coaching high school athletes at the Jewish Community Center.  He was very proud to have a National Championship team.

Jim was the owner of D & L Sales, named for his children, Lisa Michel Brown and David Michel (Jodi), whom he has left to cherish his memory.  He is also survived by the absolute loves of his life, his grandchildren, Jordan and Ethan Brown, Marr and JT Michel, as well as his loving sister, Linda Levein (Jeff).  He will be greatly missed by his close family and many friends.

A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2011 at Cave Hill Cemetery,  701 Baxter Avenue.

Donations may be directed to the Prostate Cancer Research Fund.

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14 March 2011 ~ 8 Adar II 5771

Maurice "Moe" Feinberg, 66, passed away Friday, March 11, 2011.

He was a retailer in the carpet and furniture industry.

He is survived by his loving wife, Annette; son, Jeff Feinberg (Stacy); daughter, Jennifer Checkner (Jeff); grandchildren:  Emma and Anna Checkner; brother, Manley Feinberg (Diane); sister Darlene Goldberg; many nieces and nephews; and granddogs Jackson and Inky.

His funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 14, 2011, at the funeral home with visitation beginning at 1 p.m.

Burial will follow in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

Donations may be directed to The Temple, JCC or JFCS.

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16 March 2011 ~ 10 Adar II 5771

Alan A. Stoler, 75, native Louisvillian, died March 14, 2011, at his home.

He graduated from Male High School, class of 1953, and the University of Louisville, class of 1957, where he received a BA in History.  He joined the U.S. Army in 1958, and served 6 years in the 100th Division out of Fort Knox.  He was recalled to active duty in September, 1962, and served during the Cuban Missile Crisis as a Specialist 5 at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas.  He was honorably discharged as a Warrant Officer.  He was a lifelong student of history and had a love of Numismatics.  He was an avid reader and was always on an unquenched quest to learn.

He was a lifetime member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, as well as a member of American Legion Post Highlands and the Wounded Warriors.

His love of his country and his Russian heritage was exceeded only by his love for his children.  He leaves behind his devoted wife, Diana; his beloved daughter, Stacey Hawes (Scott) of Denver, CO; his beloved son, Max Stoler of Louisville; his cherished grandchildren, Benjamin and Georgia Leigh; his much loved brother, Dr. Barry Stoler (Sandra) of Louisville; his beloved step-daughter, Deborah Lynn Beeler of Louisville, ; brothers-in-law Gary , Wayne and Ronald Baster; nieces, nephews and many friends who love him.  He will be missed by all who loved his humor and good council.

Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at the funeral home.  A private burial will follow.

Donations in his memory may be made to the Adath Jeshurun Building Fund.

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17 March 2011 ~ 11 Adar II 5771

Ivan Lee Netter died Sunday, March 13, 2011, in Los Angeles at the age of 84.

Born February 22, 1927 in Louisville, KY to Alvin and Ida Netter, Ivan is survived by his two sons:  Dann Netter (Carole) and Rabbi Perry Netter (Safi);  five grandchildren:  Elisheva, Moshe, Shira, Nadav and Sivan Netter; and his sister, Shirley Cohen (Frank).

Ivan, known in his youth as "Sonny," lived in Louisville, Miami, FL, Oakland, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, The Villages, FL and Los Angeles, CA.  Ivan spent the latter part of his career developing innovative and affordable assisted living facilities.  He was a founding member of Temple Shalom in Oxford, FL and Project Manager for the synagogue's Building Committee.  Ivan's final residence was at Belmont Village of Hollywood, where the staff will remember his sense of humor and his smile.

His funeral will be held graveside at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway, at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 17, 2011.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Temple Beth Tzedek, 621 Getzville Road, Amherst, NY, 14226.

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18 March 2011 ~ 12 Adar II 5771

Paulette Ann Kelmanson, of Simpsonville, KY died Thursday, March 17, 2011.

She is survived by her husband, Larry Kelmanson; sons:  Louis Rudolph and Harry Philip Kelmanson; daughters:  Christine Ann Egizi and Michell Lynn Ludwick; and brothers:  Rudy and Roger Albrecht.

Her funeral has taken place.

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22 March 2011 ~ 16 Adar II 5771

Benno Liebermann, 86, died Saturday, March 19, 2011.

He fought in the Israeli "War of Independence" in 1948 and "The Sinai War" of 1956.

Benno opened "Novatox," a textile manufacturing company, and then went into the food service industry, such as KFC and McDonald's.  He came up with new technologies for food service, developing new pathogens detection protocol, to make food service safer, as well as inventing pizza ovens and conveyor belts.  He held 260 patents.

He was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Kosair, St. George Masonic Lodge # 239 F & AM and Odom Club.

Benno is survived by his loving wife, Ilana Markus Liebermann; daughters:  Talia Katz (Mitch), of Phoenix; Astar Liebermann of San Francisco; and Maxine Leslau (Nick) of London, England; son, Ron Liebermann; and grandchildren:  Doran, Leore, Hana, Ori, Jake and Johah.

His funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at the funeral home, with visitation beginning at noon and burial to follow in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.

Memorials in his honor may be directed to Jewish Family and Career Services, 2821 Klempner Way, Louisville, KY, 40205.

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23 March 2011 ~ 17 Adar II 5771

Carol Cohen Roberts, 75, died Monday March 21, 2011.

She was a member of The Temple.

Carol is survived by her husband, Harry; daughters:  Karyn (Jerry Lee) Harden, Lori Hall, Terri Baker (Michael) of Berea, KY, Wendy Sue Cohen of North Palm Beach, FL, and Nancy Wasserman (Michael) of Quincy, IL; and her sister, Linda Lee Cohen of Rockfield, MD.

Her funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. March 23, 2011, at the funeral home, with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery.  Visitation after noon.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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27 March 2011 ~ 21 Adar II 5771

Anna Bush, 89, died Thursday, March 24, 2011, at the Episcopal Church Home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Yandell; her parents, Bernard and Alice Coleman; and sister Rose Rosenberg.

Ann was a former manager in the real estate industry and was active in Congregation Keneseth Israel, as well as being a member of a dance group.

Ann baked in the kitchen at Keneseth Israel and had a smile for everyone she met.  She was an avid reader, loved "Jeopardy" and enjoyed many hours of Mah Jong.  She was very artistic and a creative needlepoint artist.  She was energetic and full of life, and loved parties.

She is survived by her son Dr. Melvin Bush (Patty); daughter, Karlene Herman (Tom); and grandchildren:  Brandi, Austin Brittany and Cory.  The family wishes to extend a heartfelt "Thank you!" to her loving caregivers at the Eva Spaid With Care Network and the Episcopal Church Home.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 27, 2011, at the funeral home, with visitation beginning at noon.  Burial will follow in the Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Keneseth Israel Sisterhood or the Karmen Bush Fund for Head and Neck Cancer at the J. Graham Brown Cancer Center.

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30 March 2011 ~ 24 Adar II 5771

Zeleta Barash, 89 died Sunday, March 27, 2011.

She was predeceased by her husband, Alfred Barash.

Zeleta was the owner of the Nettle Creek Shop and The Signature Shop.  She was also a salesperson at Byck's, Jacobson's and Glasscocks.  

She is survived by her daughters:  Ivy Mann and Cathy Waks of Austin, TX; son-in-law, Dr. Bobby Mann; grandchildren:  Mallory Mann, Brooke Dahlberg (Chris) and Andrew Waks; and two great-grandchildren; as well as her loving caregiver, Mary Carney.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, 2011, graveside at Adath Jeshutun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.

Family will be sitting Shiva at the home of Steve Zeitman and Bonnie Loeb, 6353 Limewood Circle, Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Donations in her memory may be directed to Meghan's Mountain, 5600 Harrods Cove, Propect, KY, 40059.

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29 March 2011 ~ 23 Adar II 5771

Norman Gaddie, 63, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011.

He was predeceased by his parents, Henry and Ida Gaddie.

Norman was an optician and a member of The Temple.  He was a Master in Masonic Lodge #400 and a member of the Scottish Rite.  He brought his smile and humor to brighten everyone's day.

He is survived by his loving wife, Dr. Suzann O'Koon; sons:  Aaron Gaddie and Aaron and David Johnson; brother, Dr. Bruce Gaddie (Billie),; brothers-in-law:  Marvin O'Koon (Janet) and Chuck O'Koon (Sarah); as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with visitation beginning at noon.  Burial will follow in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in his memory be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or Meghan's Mountain, 5600 Harrods Cove, Prospect, KY, 40059.


February  2011


2 February 2011 ~ 28 Shevat 5771

Wilhelm Grunberger, 89, died Monday, January 31, 2011, at Four Courts at Cherokee Park.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway, at 11 a.m.

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6 February 2011 ~ 2 Adar 5771

David H. Snow, 53, died Friday, February 4, 2011.

A lifetime native of Louisville, David lived for time spent in the warm sunshine, with friends and, above all else, his family.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Wendy; and three children:  Julian, Ariel and Noah.

His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 6, 2011, at the funeral home, with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Visitation is after noon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Emory University Winship Cancer Institute.

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6 February 2011 ~ 2 Adar 5771

Isak Pribluda, 84, died Friday, February 4, 2011, at Four Courts at Cherokee Park.

A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, February 6, 2011, at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

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7 February 2011 ~ 3 Adar 5771

Pauline Gurwitch, 97, died February 4, 2011.

She was a member of The Temple, Keneseth Israel Congregation, National Council of Jewish Women-Louisville Section and Hadassah.

Pauline was a very special lady who always had a smile on her face and never met a stranger.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Hyman "BG" Gurwitch.  She is survived by her sister, Bernice Brill (Irvin); nieces and nephews: Penny Brill, Allen Moskowitz, Sandra Moskowitz, Dr. Hershel Weinberg and Janice Frankel; numerous great nieces and nephews as well as dear friends, Shirley Smith and Denise White.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, February 7, 2011, at Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple or Keneseth Israel Congregation.

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9 February 2011 ~ 5 Adar 5771

Sara Snyder, 53, of Louisville, passed away on February 6, 2011, after a hard fought battle with cancer.  She was the funniest and most loving person and all were blessed to know her.  She worked with autistic children at The Home of the Innocents.  Her greatest joy in life was her son, Maxwell.  She is survived by her parents, Stuart and Nancy Snyder; son, Maxwell; brother, Steven Snyder (Jean); sister, Laura Shine; and too many friends to mention.

Her funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 9, 2011, at the funeral home, with visitation at noon.  Expressions of sympathy may by directed to The Home of the Innocents.

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20 February 2011 ~ 16 Adar 5771

Edith Solow, 99, died Thursday, February 17, 2011 at Norton Hospital.

Her funeral took place Sunday, February 20, 2011 in Brooklyn, NY.


January  2011


7 January 2011 ~ 2 Shevat 5771

Velma Cohen, 81, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2011.

Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1929, Velma has been a member of the Louisville Community since 1960.  She was a long standing member of Hadassah, Women of Temple Shalon, Senior Adults of the Jewish Community Center and China, Burma, India Veterans of World War II Association.  For over 30 years, Velma worked for "The Kentucky Jewish Post and Opinion."

Velma was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, cousin and friend.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Rose, father, Norman, and sister, Roberta.

Velma is survived by her husband, Les; daughter, Cindy Phelps (Mike); son, Larry Cohen (Barbara); grandchildren, Joshua Phelps (Trine), Jessica Phelps, Jennifer Cohen, and Alexandra Cohen.  Velma is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Sebastion and Jakob Phelps; as well as many, many family members and friends.

Her funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2011 at the funeral home with visitation beginning at 12:30 p.m.  Burial will follow in Keneseth Israel Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Temple Shalom, Hosparus of Louisville or the J. Graham Brown Cancer Research Center.

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6 January 2011 ~ 1 Shevat 5771

Josephine L. "Jo" Morlan, beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed from this world January 6, 2011.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Henry J. Morlan.

Formerly Josephine Slama of Ravenna, Ohio, she was the youngest and last surviving child of Juliana and Karl Slama.  She worked as a machine shop manager during WW II and later as a restaurant manager, upholsterer and, finally, a full-time mother and homemaker.  One of her many accomplishments was winning the Women's Club Champion of Long Run Golf Club from 1971-1973.

She was strong willed, quick witted, generous, and always had a "wise crack" and a huge smile ready.

She is survived by her children:  Deborrah M. Tatum (Neville Scott), Patricia A. Morlan (Dennis Call) and Scott Morlan; her grandchildren:  Jessica L. Radcliffe (Kyle), Justin S. Tatum and Mara Chmiel; many nieces, nephews and friends, as well as her beloved, "Sweetie."

A celebration of her life will be held January 13, 2011, from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial gifts may be made in her name to The Alzheimers Association, Palliative Care Fund at Baptist East Hospital, Hosparus of Louisville, or to your favorite animal rescue organization.

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21 January 2011 ~ 16 Shevat 5771

Dennis R. Fine, 55, died Wednesday, January 19, 2011.  He was a sales insurance associate with Humana.

Dennis fought a valiant battle with cancer after losing his wife and best friend to the same dreaded disease.  He fought the battle to spend as much time as he could with family and friends.

He was a member of The Temple and The Jewish Community Center.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Miriam Gordon Fine, and his parents, Irvin "Bob" Fine and Florence Fine.

He is survived by his three beautiful children:  Meredith L. Fine and fiance Ryan Lefkoff, Molly E. Fine and Max S. Fine; his brother, Glenn Fine (Kathi); and loving in-laws, David and Barbara Gordon.

His funeral will be held Friday, January 21, 2011, at 1 p.m. at The Temple, US Highway 42, with burial to follow in The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed either to The Miriam and Dennis Fine Camp Beber Fund or The Miriam G. Fine Memorial Trust in care of Sara Wagner, 3630 Dutchman's Lane, Louisville, KY 40205.

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30 January 2011 ~ 25 Shevat 5771

Muriel Roston, 85, died in the comfort of her home Saturday, January 22, 2011, after a  brief illness.  She was born on August 17, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Morris and Cecilia (Micklin) Newman.

Muriel earned her BA and MA degrees from the University of Chicago with a major in English which prompted a lifelone passion for reading and words.  She began a career teaching high school English in Chicago.  In 1953, she was married to Sidney Roston, who predeceased her in 1971.  Settling in Louisville, both Muriel and her husband were active in The Temple.  Muriel was a lifelong member of Hadassah.

Muriel was a devoted mother who, when widowed, raised four school-aged children on her own.  One summer, she drove her children across country for a family vacation in California.  For the past three years, she had been living at Wheelock Terrace in Hanover, NH.  Her love for reading brought her solace in her latter years as she participated in a home delivery service of books by the Howe Library in Hanover.

She is survived by her four children:  Diane Plaut of Hanover, NH; David and his wife Betty of Acton, MA; Doug and his wife Julie of Los Altos, CA; and Richard and his wife Brenda of Newport News, NJ; and nine grandchildren:  Jon and Ari Plaut; Noah and Ethan Roston; Rachael, Molly and Chelsea Roston; and Robin and Ben Roston.

Donations may be made to Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America, 50 West 58th Street, New York, NY or Howe's Library, 13 South Street, Hanover, NH 03755.

A committal service will be held at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway, Sunday, January 30, 2011, at 2 p.m.

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28 January 2011 ~ 23 Shevat 5771

Clarice N. Gradman, 93, passed away January 26, 2011 at her home.  She was preceded in death by her husbands:  David L. Gradman and Sam Fishman and her granddaughter, Melissa Spielberg Marshall.

Clarice and her husband, David, founded and operated Kentucky Mirror and Plate Glass Company.  She was an active volunteer as a Braille typist for the Kentucky School for the Blind and a long-time volunteer at Jewish Hospital.  She was a member of the Downtown Lion's Club, The Temple, Keneseth Israel Congregation and the Order of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by her daughter, Carole Spielberg (Alec) and her son, Dr. Harry Gradman of Bloomington, IN; grandchildren:  Jeffrey Spielberg (Jamey) and Gregg Spielberg (Linda); great-grandchildren:  David and Klaire Spielberg, Nathan and Jacob Spielberg and Katie Marshall; step-children:  Shirley Markus (Howard), Don Fishman (Mary Susan), Bell Fishman and Carol Benjamin; 8 step-grandchildren, including Greg Fishman (Phoebe), Amy Corbin (Bill), Neil Markus (Jolie) and David Markus (Lisa); many step-great-grandchildren and her loving caregivers:  Kathy Kimbro, Tony Kimbro and DeAnna Jenkins.

The funeral will be held on Friday, January 28, 2011, at 2 p.m., with visitation at 1 p.m.  Interment will follow at Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Bachmann Strauss Dystonia Foundation, 551 Fifth Avenue, Suite 520, New York, NY 10176 or to the charity of your choice.


December  2010


1 December 2010 ~ 24 Kislev 5771

Lorie Hardin, 57, died Sunday, November 28, 2010.

She was a supervisor in the allergy department with Louisville ENT Associates.

She is survived by her husband, Gene; sons, Douglas and Shawn (Kody) Hardin; daughter, Holly Lowe (Bobby); and brother, Norman Jellig; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Her funeral will be held Wednesday, December 1,at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with entombment in Louisville Memorial West, 4400 Dixie Hishway.  Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 30, from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Kentucky Humane Society.

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1 December 2010 ~ 24 Kislev 5771

Terry Sales, 94, died Monday, November 29, 2010.

She was predeceased by her husband, Stuart M. Sales and son, Dr. Steven Sales.

She is survived by her son, Dr. Michael Sales; daughter-in-law, Esther Sales; and grandchildren, Leila and Brian Sales.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Printing House for the Blind or the Stuart M. Sales Audio Description Fund at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts.

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3 December 2010 ~ 26 Kislev 5771

Matilda Lobred, 96, died Tuesday November 23, 2010 in Maryland.

She will have a graveside service at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway, on Friday, December 3, 2010 at 11:30 a.m.

10 December 2010 ~ 3 Tevet 5771

Leonard Goldstein, 90, died Wednesday, December 8, 2010 in Hopkinsville, KY.

His funeral is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, December 10, 2010 graveside at Keneseth Israel Cemetery.

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10 December 2010 ~ 3 Tevet 5771

Sylvia Shapira, 97, died Thursday, December 9, 2010.

She was born in Chicago and moved to Bardstown, KY, where she was active in many Bardstown community activities for many years.  She was a volunteer at the old Louisville General Hospital in the psychiatric ward.

She was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, The Temple and its Sisterhood, National Council of Jewish Women-Louilsville Section, and Hadassah.

She was predeceased by her husband, Ed Shapira, who was one of the founders of Heaven Hill Distilleries.

She is survived by her son, Max Shapira (Ellen), daughter Ellen Miller (Richard) of Washington, D.C.; grandchildren:  Kate Latts (Allen), Andrew Shapira (Kristin), Anne Orgad (Edan) and Elizabeth Miller; and seven great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to thank caretakers:  Roilea Cash, Hattie Peterson, Lawvina Moore, Betty Spencer, Janet McDowell and the staff at The Episcopal Church Home.

A private graveside service will be held Friday.

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13 December 2010 ~ 6 Tevet 5771

Mark Sexter, M.D., 79, loving husband and devoted father and grandfather, died Friday, December 10, 2010, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY.

He was predeceased by his father and mother, William and Ruth Sexter, his brother, Herschel, and his father-in-law, Ben Weitz.  He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Sharon Sexter, and was the devoted and loved father of Reed Sexter (Joanna) and Wendy Stovell (Jim).  Affectionately known as "Pop" and "Pa," he was adored by his grandchildren:  Will Noah, Samantha and Lucy.  He was also most beloved by his mother-in-law, Fannie Weitz.

The Sexter family appreciates the loving care of Vanessa Marshall.

Dr. Sexter was a retired partner of Allied Urology.  He was also a past President of the medical staff at Jewish Hospital, a fellow of the American Medical College of Surgeons and an Associate Clinical Professor of Urology at the University of Louisville Medical School.  He was also a member of the American Urological Association, Kentucky Urological Association, American Medical Association, Greater Louisville Medical Socierty, Woodcock Undergraduate Honor Society, Congregation Adath Jeshurun and the Standard Country Club.  He served his country in the United States Navy as a physician for four years.

His funeral will be held Monday, December 13, 2010, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with burial to follow in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Friends may visit the family after 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be given to the Mark S. Sexter, M.D. Fund c/o the ALS Association of KY Chapter, 2807 Amsterdam Rd., Villa Hills, KY  41017, to be used for research and equipment loans to families who have ALS.

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14 December 2010 ~ 7 Tevet 5771

Marjorie F. Axler, born in New York City on August 9, 1921, passed away on Sunday, December 12, 2010.  She was a long time resident of Washington, D.C.  Graduating from Queens College with a BS in Physics and an MS in Physics from New York University, her working career as an Engineering Physicist spanned over 40 years, mostly in the defense industry.  Her focus was primarily in vacuum tube and high frequency microwave technologies.  Additionally, she enjoyed painting, opera and traveling.

Marjorie was predeceased by her parents, Philip and Sophie Friedman, step-mother, Ann Friedman, and nephew Mark H. Friedman (Pamela) of Houston, TX.

She is survived by her brother Sherman Friedman (Carol) and nephew David Friedman (Kathy) of Louisville; and six grand nieces and nephews.

A graveside service is scheduled for Tuesday, December 14, 2010, at 1 p.m., at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

Tributes may be made to charities of your choice or to the American Liver Foundation.

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16 December 2010 ~ 9 Tevet 5771

Jo Steinbrink Bronner was born in Louisville, KY on August 7, 1957.  She passed away on Tuesday, December 14, 2010, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Jo attended Atherton High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Ohio Wesleyan University.  She had a successful career as a sales executive and manager in the telecommunications industry.  She was a member of The Temple, National Council of Jewish Women- Louisville Section, and a strong supporter of the Susan G. Komen Foundation.  Jo took great pleasure in art, cooking, skiing, gardening and her many loyal friends.  In recent years, Jo spent part of her time in New Orleans, LA, where she enjoyed a lovely life and new friend.  And finally, as the proud General of JoJo's Army, Jo was an inspiration and example to everyone in her life leading the fight against pancreatic cancer.

Jo was predeceased by her mother, Merna Moore, and grandparents, Louis and Ida Schwartz of Louisville, KY.

She is survived by her devoted husband of thirteen years, Skip Miller; two adoring daughters, Liza and Alix Bronner; loving step-father, Fred Moore; step-son, Matthew Miller; and her beloved puppy, Izzy.

Funeral services will take place at The Temple, 5101 US Highway 42, on Friday at 11:30 a.m., with visitation beginning at 10 a.m.

Expressions of sympathy and tribute may be made at www.firstgiving.com/jojosarmy to support pancreatic research or to Meghan's Mountain.

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19 December 2010 ~ 12 Tevet 5771

Sylvia Lowen, 89, departed this life on December 19, 2010.

Sylvia graduated from the Women's College of the University of North Carolina in 1943.

She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Dr. Walter Lowen.  They traveled the world, supporting local artists wherever they went, and their home was always a gathering site for international visitors.  The Lowens passed on their passion for art and travel to their children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her sons, Gary and John; daughters-in-law, Amy and Sandra; grandson, Aliso (Andrea); granddaughters, Jessica and Hannah; as well as a sister, Bernice; a brother, Lee; several cousins, nephews and nieces and a host of friends.

A memorial service celebrating Walter and Sylvia's lives will be held in the Spring of 2011 in the city they loved, New York City, NY.  

Contributions in their honor can be made to the Walter Lowen Student Endowment Fund at Binghamton University.

The family would like to express its gratitude to the staff and residents of Treyton Oaks for their care and kindness to Mrs. Lowen and her family.

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30 December 2010 ~ 23 Tevet 5771

Minnie Pollack Lyon, 100, died Tuesday, December 28, 2010, at Four Courts at Cherokee Park.

She is survived by her son, Stuart, and her sister, Miriam Sherman.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, December 30, 2010, at Keneseth Israel Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

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31 December 2010 ~ 24 Tevet 5771

Laurence A. "Larry" Pizer, 61, died Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at Baptist Hospital East.  He was in slaes at Jeff Wyler's Green Tree Toyota.

He was a former member of the Louisville Thoroughbred Chorus.

He is survived by his wife, Linda; sons, Brennan and Adam Pizer; and sister, Marjorie Csatari of New Jersey.

His funeral will be held at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Temple Shalom or the donor's favorite charity.


November  2010


 

 

24 November 2010 ~ 17 Kislev 5771

Leonid Trelesnik died Tuesday, November 23, 2010.  He was a retired engineer in the manufacturing industry.

He was a member of the Jewish Community Center.

He is survived by his wife, Svetlana; son, Alex; daughter, Elena Filonenko; sisters, Irina Madorsky and Clara Rossovsky; brother, Alex Trelesnik; and two grandchildren.

His funeral will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at the funeral home with visitation from 1-3 p.m.  Burial will follow in The Temple Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Jewish Community Center.

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19 November 2010 ~ 12 Kislev 5771

Blanche Wasserman, 94, passed away quietly at the Episcopal Church Home on November 16, 2010.

She worked almost every day of her adult life in her husband's businesses and later in her brother's business until age 90.  She was an accomplished pianist and singer.  She brought joy to all around her through her lifelong talents as a musician and painter.  During World War II, she was an entertainer for the USO.  Blanche and her husband will also be remembered for their singing at many local weddings and performances at the Heritage Theater.  Blanche was a long-time member of Anshei Sfard and one time President of their sisterhood.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Herman Wasserman; and sister, Eleanor Gibson.

Blanche leaves behind her daughter, Janie Hyman (Dr. Roy); son, Dr. Neil F. Wasserman (Ann); grandchildren:  Karyn Harkins, Kevin Hyman (Jenny), Adam (Andrea) and Brian (Heidi) Wasserman; along with six great-grandchildren:  Henry and Jason Harkins; and Ava, Ellie, Jack and Zachary Wasserman.  She is also survived by her sister, Esther Beatrice "Becie" Potash; and brother, Allan Baker (Margie).

Her funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with visitation beginning at noon.  Burial will follow in Anshei Sfard Cemetery.

The family will sit Shiva at The Glenview Community Room, 5100 US Highway 42, following the burial.

The family wishes to thank the most recent caregivers:  Morra Slusher, Stacy Rosenbaum, Minnie and Emma Kinnard, Home Instead, and the wonderful staff at The Episcopal Church Home.

Donations may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

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19 November 2010 ~ 12 Kislev 5771

Joseph Rosenberg, 91, dearly loved by his family, passed away peacefully in his sleep at Four Courts Nursing Home on November 17, 2010.  He retired at age 60 to South Florida to play gold every day and competitive bridge (Life Master), his favorite endeavors for the next 20 years.  Joe and his life long friend and partner, Israel Yoffe, were the founding owners and operators of the Gateway Supermarket in Southern Indiana for over 50 years.  The business was entrusted to his son, Gary, until it was sold years later.  He enjoyed his family and returned to Louisville at age 80 when his health began to decline.  Joe was a natural athlete and, at one time, had a view toward playing professional baseball, but the war intervened.  He served our nation well in active military service (Army) during World War II in New Guinea.  His younger and only brother, Gilbert Rosenberg, gave his life in combat.

Joseph was a former member of Standard Country Club in Louisville and Williams Island Country Club in Florida, and was a Mason.

He is survived by his former wife, Reva Rosenberg; daughter, Patricia Cohen (Joseph); son, Gary Rosenberg; and five grandchildren:  Emily Cohen, Ross Cohen (Shannon), Cory Rosenberg, Sydney Rosenberg and Andrew Rosenberg; along with two nieces:  Irma Green and Maxeen Claymon (William); a nephew, Irving Green; and numerous cousins,  In addition to being a great person, he was a great Dad and will be missed.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 19, 2010, at Keneseth Israel Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus of Louisville.

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18 November 2010 ~ 11 Kislev 5771

Jean G. Gold, 85, died Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at Jefferson Place.

She was an avid swimmer and golfer.  She was past President of the Ladies District Golf Association and the Falls Cities Ladies Golf Association.  She is predeceased by her daughter, Lynn Weinberg.

She is survived by her son, Sam Weinberg (Jonna); a brother, Rabbi Stanley Garfein, of Tallahassee, FL; grandchildren:  Marci Shuman (Brent) and Drew Weinberg (Amanda); and two great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will by held at 1 p.m. Thursday at The Temple Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to The American Diabetes Association.

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18 November 2010 ~ 11 Kislev 5771

Doris Franks, 93, died Saturday, November 13, 2010 at her residence.

She was a teacher to the Navaho Indians and a substitute teacher in the old Louisville Public School System.

She was a former member of the Jewish Community Center and of The Temple.  

She is survived by her daughters:  Ernestine Franks Meyer and Toby Ross; her son, Terry Franks; as well as 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Her funeral will be held Thursday, November 18, 2010, at 2 p.m., with visitation at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at The Temple Cemetery.

Donations in her memory may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

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15 November 2010 ~ 8 Kislev 5771

Dolly Gordon Sturman, 89, died Sunday, November 14, 2010, at Four Courts Senior Center.

Dolly was a mathmetician and her teaching career spanned forty-five years; she taught at Parkland Junior High, Shawnee High, Louisville Collegiate, Ahrens High School, Atherton High School, Bellarmine College and Jefferson Community College.  She was named a Kentucky Star Teacher in 1968 and 1970 and was inducted into the Atherton Hall of Fame in 2009.

Dolly was born in Brooklyn and her family moved to Louisville when she was twelve.  She went to Girls High School, then the University of Louisville, graduating with a BA in Mathematics.  She received her MS in Mathematics from Purdue University and a Master's in Teaching from Montclair Teacher's College.  She played basketball, volleyball, and hockey in high school and college.  Dolly enlisted in the navy during World War II and, as a Lieutenant, attended the University of Chicago Aerology School and became a meteorologist stationed in Seattle.  While in the US Navy she met and married Lt. Stanley Sturman; they were married for 62 years having settled and raised their family in Louisville.

She was an active member of Keneseth Israel Congregation where she was Secretary of the Board; she also taught Sunday School at Adath Israel Temple for over 25 years.  Among her many achievements Dolly was on the executive board of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Life member of Hadassah and the National Council of Jewish Women, and a Kentucky Colonel.  Her volunteer activities activities included recording for the blind reading math books, teaching "new math" at the Jewish Community Center, as well as teaching senior water aerobics there.  She performed with Heritage Theater in many plays at the JCC.

She is survived by her daughters Noris Friedman (Avi), Shelley Sturman (Noam Stopak) and Laurel Woldson (Barry), and grandchildren; Rebecca (Nat), Chana, Danielle, Rachel, Sasha, Celia and Emily.

Her funeral will be held on Monday, November 15, 2010, at 3:30 p.m. with burial following at Keneseth Israel Cemetery.  Visitation after 2:30 p.m.  Shiva will be observed through Wednesday at Four Courts Senior Center, 2100 Millvale Road.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Family Shabbat Fund at Keneseth Israel Congregation, 2531 Taylorsville Road.

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15 November 2010 ~ 8 Kislev 5771

Richard Ringel, 67, died Saturday, November 13, 2010 at Jewish Hospital.  He attended the University of Louisville and practiced accounting.

He was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Glenora Ringel; and his sister, Inez Smith.

He is survived by his nieces, Debra Hornbecker, of Portland, OR and DR. Sandra Applebaum, of Teaneck, NJ; and nephew, Robert Smith, of Fishers, IN.

A graveside service will be held Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Keneseth Israel Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the University of Louisville or the donor's favorite charity.

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7 November 2010 ~ 30 Heshvan 5771

Louis Cohen, 78, died Thursday, November 4, 2010, an Army veteran who was involved in testing Atomic Bombs.  He was a partner in Cohen & Cohen Attorneys at Law.  He was a former District Judge in Jefferson County, a former member of the Filson Club, a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, the Louisville Bar Association and the Louisville Board of Realtors.

He is survived by his son Dr. Kenneth Cohen of New York, NY and his daughter Sally Cohen Kaplan (Brian) of Richmond, VA; and grandchildren Amy and Leah Kaplan.

His funeral will be held on Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 11:30, visitation at 10:30 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. Francis High School, Louisville Collegiate, Louisville School or Cantor Lipp's Discretionary Fund at Congregation Adath Jeshurun.

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4 November 2010 ~ 28 Heshvan 5771

Charles Leifer, 86, died Tuesday, November 2, 2010.  

He was a World War II veteran and served in the US Air Corps as a navigator on a B-24 aircraft in the 15th Air Force stationed in Italy.  His aircraft was damaged in a bombing raid when another B-24 was hit and flew into his plane.  He and his crew bailed out over Yugoslavia and he was injured and captured by the German Gestapo and interred in a Prisoner of War camp near Zagreb with his crew.  He was awarded the Air Medal, Purple Heart, Presidential Citation and POW medal.  He was a member of ST. George Masonic Lodge 239 F&AM, Scottish Rite and a 33rd degree Mason, and a member of Kosair Shrine Temple.  He was an avid bridge player and lover of opera.

He was predeceased by his daughter, Daren.  He is survived by his wife, Beverly; his daughters:  Laura (Clif) Slaton and Cheryl Leifer; his grandchildren:  Trevor and Max Slaton and Glenn (Mami) Hefner of Thornhill, Canada; great-granddaughters: Ashley and Kylie Hefner; his William (Myra) Klein and sister Sylvia Linder of St. Louis; a special niece Lois (Julian) Shapero and numerous other nieces and nephews.

His funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, November 5, 2010 with visitation at 1 p.m., with interment to follow in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.


October  2010

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5 October 2010 ~ 27 Tishri 5771

  Emma Louise Snyder, 84, died on Saturday, October 2,2010, at the Episcopal Church Home.

She was predeceased by her parents, Lucy P. and James C. Snyder.  She attended Atherton High School and the University of Louisville.

Miss Snyder loved nature and established a charitable trust to disseminate information concerning Kentucky parks, lands and waters and to further help people with disabilities to have access to information concerning organizations which may help them.

She would like to thank and be remembered by her friends and caregivers.     

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m.,Tuesday, October 5, 2010, at the Mt. Zion Cemetery on Henryville Bluelick Road, Henryville, Indiana.

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6 October 2010 ~ 28 Tishri 5771

  Ruth Wolff, 97, died on Monday, October 4, 2010 at Four Courts At Cherokee Park. 

She was a volunteer at Four Courts for many years.

She is survived by her son Jerome Wolff; sister Jean Beder of Houston, TX; brother-in-law Sherman Goldstein of Tucson, AZ; and granddaughter Alyssa Wolff.  

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 6, with visitation at 1 p.m.  Burial will take place in New Jersey.

Donations in her memory may be made to Hosparus.

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8 October 2010 ~ 30 Tishri 5771

   Irwin "Irv" Garber, 99, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died Wednesday, October 6, 2010.  Irv passed away at Baptist East Hospital with Dora, his wife of 69 years who he lovingly referred to as "sugar," holding his hand.  Also by his side were his three children, Susan Flack of Washington, D.C., Linda Sternberg of Davis, CA and Eddie Garber of Louisville, as well as his grandchildren and Sharon Lamb.

Irv was born in Cincinnati on March 18, 1911.  He served in World War II where he was given the nickname "Gabe" after his favorite radio show.  Irv would later use the nickname for his business, Gabe's Pawnshop and Uniform Store, which was located on the corner of Preston and College Streets in downtown Louisville.  Irv and Dora ran the store side by side for more than two decades.

Irv loved life, loved his family, but more than anything loved his wife Dora.  Irv called Dora "my partner in everything."  In addition to his wife and children, Irv leaves behind 4 grandchildren, Eric, Sarah, Nancy and Philip.  Also close to his heart were his sister Shirley Allen, 4 great- grandchildren, David Berman, Morris McCrocklin and his deceased brother, Charlie.

Irv's death leaves a large hole in his family and he will be sorely missed.

The family requests donations be sent to National Council of Jewish Women, Louisville Section, Ronald McDonald House or the Karmen Bush Research Fund for Head and Neck Cancer.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 8, 2010 at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.

 

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10 October 2010 ~ 2 Heshvan 5771

 Norma Neiman, 87, died Thursday at Baptist Hospital East.  She was a poet and retired Insurance Agent, and a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard.

She is survived by her sons Dr. Bennett Neiman of Woodstock, NY and James Neiman of Cincinnatie, OH; her daughter Anna Bever of Sarasota, FL; and her sister Thelma Platoff Klein.  She is also survived by six grandchildren and countless others who were touched by her words and deeds.

Her funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, October 10, 2010 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

 

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19 October 2010 ~ 11 Heshvan 5771

 Anna T. Sapozhnikov, 55, died Monday, October 18, 2010 at Baptist Hospital East.  She was a clerk with Anthem-Blue Cross-Blue Shield.

She is survived by her daughter, Irina Sapozhnikov Ali; son-in-law, Amad Ali; and two grandchildren: Intimin and Tevi Ali.

Her funeral will be held Tuesday, October 19, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with visitation at 10 a.m.  Burial to follow at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

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28 October 2010 ~ 20 Heshvan 5771

 Edith Goldstein, 89, died at Springhurst Health and Rehabilitation Center.  She was a long time administrative assistant at Congregation Adath Jeshurun. She was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun.  

She is survived by her daughter Sheryl (Tom) Ferguson; two granddaughters: Amy West and Beth Ginder; and two great-grandchildren.

Her funeral will be at 2p.m., Friday, October 29, 2010 graveside at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun or the Kentucky Humane Society. 


 


September 2010

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3 September 2010 ~ 24 Elul 5770

  Minnie Shavinsky, 89,  died on September 1, 2010.

She was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation and Sisterhood and Hadassah.

Minnie was predeceased by her husband Ben Shavinsky.  She is survived by her loving children Don Shavinsky (Sharon) and Sandra Cornfeld; her grandchildren Daniel Cornfeld (Katie), Esther Daigneault (Matthew), and Simon Shavinsky; and five great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, September 3, 2010, at the funeral home, followed by burial at Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane. Visitation will be held at 10 a.m., prior to the funeral.

Donations in her memory may be made to Keneseth Israel Congregation and the Barton House.

The family will receive visitors Friday following the service at the Community Room at 5800 Coach Gate Wynde.  

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5 September 2010 ~ 26 Elul 5770

  Sylvia S. Weis, 95, died  Saturday, September 4, 2010.

She was a member of Hadassah, The Temple and the Jewish Community Center.

  She is survived by her sons Jeffrey (Terry) of Louisville, and  Martin  and Ronald Weis, of Atlanta, Georgia .

Her funeral will be held Sunday, September 15, 2010 at 3 p.m. at Herman Meyer & Son, with burial in The Temple Cemetery.

Visitation after 2 p.m. Sunday.

Expressions of sympathy may be make to Meaghan's Mountain in care of Jerry Steinberg: 5600 Harrods Cove, Prospect, KY 40059 or donor's favorite charity.

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7 September 2010

   Mable Lee Poad, 84, died Monday, September 6, 2010 at her residence.

She is survived by her children, daughters Vickie G. Keitz of Louisville, and Carol L. Gilstrap of Pekin, Indiana; and son George Heitzman of Frankfort, Kentucky.

Her funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in St. Michael's Cemetery.

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14 September 2010 ~ 8 Tishri 5771

    Joseph Rubin, 86, died Tuesday, September 14, 2010.

A native of Louisville, Mr. Rubin was the son of emigrant parents from Russia.  He was raised in the Central Park area of what is now Old Louisville where his family owned and operated a grocery store.  After graduating from Male High School he obtained an undergraduate degree from the University of Louisville and then a professional degree from The University's College of Law.

Mr. Rubin co-founded and became Senior Partner in the firm Rubin and Hays where he specialized in the field of municipal finance.  For decades, Mr. Rubin facilitated the financing of projects in Louisville and Jefferson County, including a number of public school buildings at The University of Louisville, and improvements to the Louisville Free Public Library.  He served as bond Council for hundreds of other projects across Kentucky, including waterworks systems for more than fifty water districts, school buildings for more than thirty school districts, sewer and waste treatment facilities, a variety of industrial buildings projects, and dormitories and academic buildings at most state universities.

Mr. Rubin took special pride in the work he did to help impoverished communities in the rural areas of Kentucky to obtain essential utilities.  When he was traveling to business meetings in the state, he often would point with satisfaction to the buildings his bond issues made possible.

Mr. Rubin authored many laws in the area of municipal finance.  He was innovative.  Often, he applied and refined novel concepts to fund public projects, such as mortgage revenue bond financing for single-family housing.  In one bond issue, he enabled twenty counties to join together to borrow money through a single bond issue to provide housing loans for residents of those counties.

For over twenty-five years, Mr. Rubin served as Counsel to Stock Yards Bank and Trust Company.

Throughout his adult life, Mr. Rubin was an avid bridge player.  He was an enthusiastic social dancer and golfer.  He loved to travel and, with his wife, he visited foreign countries.  Studying the stock market was a favorite pastime for him, and he spent many hours each week watching the financial news on television and researching companies on the internet.  Many people came to him for his investment insights.  Mr. Rubin also enjoyed learning foreign languages.

He was a member of Keneseth Israel Synagogue, Standard Country Club and B'nai Brith. He was also a Kentucky Colonel.  For the duration of his career, he belonged to both the Louisville and American Bar Associations.

He is survived by  his loving wife of fifty-nine years, Edith Schimmel Rubin, by his son, Ronald M. Rubin, and his daughter, Paula J. Rubin of Atlanta, Georgia.

A funeral service for Mr. Rubin will be held Thursday, September 16, 2010 at noon, with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Donations in his memory may be made to Keneseth Israel Synagogue or donor's favorite charity.

 

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20 September 2010 ~ 12 Tishri 5771

  Gilbert Goldberg died Thursday, September 16, 2010.

He was a retired teacher with the Jefferson County Public School System.

He is survived by his son, Steven Goldberg; daughter Beverly Gosnell (David) of Ridgeland, MS; sister Marilyn Bornstein (Dr. Alan);  and two grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, September20, 2010 at Keneseth Israel Cemetery.

Donations in his memory may be made to Keneseth Israel Congregation.

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29 September 2010 ~ 21 Tishri 5771

  Ruth Heumann Hirsch, 95, died Monday, September 27, 2010 at a nursing home in Longmeadow, Massachusetts.

She was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, Alfred Hirsch, in 2001.  

She was born in Weinheim, Germany and came to the United States in 1937 out of the bowels of the Holocaust where her mother and stepfather were killed, and lived in Louisville for 66 years.

She worked as a bookkeeper at The Gem Gift Shop for many years and was active in Congregation Adath Jeshurun and its Sisterhood, Hadassah.  She was also a long-time volunteer at Jewish Hospital and Four Courts Senior Center.  She had amazing artistic gifts in all things done by hand.  Her knitting precision was well known and she made outfits for herself and her family.  Her needlepoint and crochet talents were especially pleasing and her grandchildren's rooms were adorned with her handiwork.  She was an excellent baker, not only in taste but in presentation, and she beautifully catered the baby namings and brit of her grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, Dr. Jerry (Sydney) Hirsch of Long Meadow, MA; grandchildren, Janine (Jason) Bielski of Los Angeles, Evan (Stacy) Hirsch of Olympia, WA and Tovah (Marc) Maibrunn of Scarsdale, NY; great-grandchildren, Avery Bielski, Elodie Bielski, Selah Hirsch and Avi Maibrunn.

Her funeral will be held Wednesday, September 29 at 11 a.m.,  with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, 1338 Ellison Ave.  The family will be receiving visitors at Congregation Adath Jeshurun at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Donations in her memory may be made to Jewish Geriatric Services, 770 Converse St., Long Meadow, MA, 01106 or to Congregation Adath Jeshurun. 

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27 September 2010 ~ 19 Tishri 5771

  Manuel "Kelly" Singer, born July 4th, 1925, passed away early Tuesday morning in his Louisville home.  Formerly of Lexington, he attended Henry Clay High School, where he was a member of the Kentucky State Championship golf team led by Marvelous Marvin Lear.  He proudly played clarinet with the orchestra and around the state with Bob Bleidt's Dance Band.

At 17, Manuel enlisted in the Air Corps, enrolled in the Cadet Training Program, graduated as a Navigator/Officer, and assigned to a B-17 in the European Theater in WWII.

After returning to the U.S. and graduating from the University of Kentucky, Manuel married the love of his life, Debra Hoffman.

An accomplished horseman and photographer, Manuel loved riding in the Arizona desert with his family, capturing the beauty of the Saguaro desert.  He spent several years traveling the Pacific Basin and Central and South America as one of the founders of the frozen drink, ICEE.  These travels helped fill his many scrapbooks of photographs.

Upon returning to Louisville, he and Debbie formed Signcrafters, the first computer-operated sign company.  Over the next 20 years, they were recognized with many awards including The Better Business Bureau Torch Award for ethics in business, The Board of Education Award for mentoring middle school children, The Gold Award from the Chamber of Commerce and, of particular pride to Manuel, the Sam Walton Business Leader Award.  Kelly was often complimented on having the same staff at Signcrafters for so many years.  His philosophy?  "You can't quit and I can't fire you!"

Kelly leaves behind his loving wife, Debbie, his daughter, Patti; son and daughter-in-law, David and Lynn; nephews Sandy Levy, Paul and Alan Jacobi and Alan Marcus Stein; as well as many friends who will deeply miss having Kelly in their lives.

Donations in his memory may be made to Temple Shalom or Hosparus of Louisville.  

  A memorial service will be held at a later date.


 


August  2010

August 5, 2010 ~ 25 Av 5770

  Richard Slone, 82, died Thursday, August 5, 2010. He was a retired school teacher in Columbus, Ohio, a member of The Temple, a member of the Teachers Association of Ohio and a member of the Democratic National Association.  He survived by his wife Barbara Fabricant, sister Anita Ested of Ashland, Ky, 3 brothers: Charles Slone of Lexington, Ky, Lawrence Slone of Ashland, Ky, and Kenneth Slone of Coral Gables, Fl.  Memorial gifts may be made to Rabbi"s Gayla Rooks and  Joseph Rapport Discretionary Funds, at The Temple, 5101 U S Highway 42. Memorial services Sunday, August 15, 2010 at  1 p.m. at The Temple  with visitation at noon.

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August 14, 2010 ~ 4 Elul 5770

Ann Gail Helman, 65, of Louisville and Brookline, MA, passed away in Louisville on August 14, 2010 after a long illness.

Born in Louisville, Ann returned in 1996 after living outside of Boston, MA for more than 30 years. A graduate of Indiana University, the University of Kentucky, and the University of Massachusetts, she earned master's degrees in education and counseling and worked as an educator and rehabilitation counselor. Ann was preceded in death by her parents, Sam C. and Isabel Levy Helman.

She is survived by her son, Jonathan Sartini, of Boston and Harrisburg, PA; her daughter, Emily Sartini, of Boston and Louisville; her brother, Louis Helman; and her extended family of uncle, aunt and cousins.

A private graveside service will be held at The Temple Cemetery. 
Memorial donations may be sent to Gilda's Club of Louisville or Jewish Family & Career Services.

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29 August 2010 ~ 19 Elul 5770

 M.S. "Chip" Block, 93, died on August 17, 2010 at his home in Greensboro N.C.

Chip was born in Louisville on June 2, 1917 to the late S. Franck and Frankie Sabel Block.  He was educated in the Louisville Public Schools and graduated from duPont High School.  He attended the University of Louisville, Speed Scientific School, where he graduated in 1939 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.   Chip was employed for 35 years with the Lorillard Tobacco Company, retiring in 1982 as Director of Engineering.  The "Block Building" at the Greensboro facility is named in his honor.

His professional affiliations include life membership in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers and a member of the Professional Engineers of North Carolina, where he served as Chapter Director from 1976-1978, Chapter Governor in 1978, 1983, 1984 and Chapter President in 1982-1983.  He served as a member of the Advisory Group for NC AT & T State University from 1979-1981.  Chip was a Registered Professional Engineer in Kentucky and a licensed Real Estate Broker in North Carolina, has been a licensed private pilot since 1946 and held a First Class Radiotelephone license.

Chip was an Eagle Scout, a member since 1943 of the Lake Drummond Lodge #178 of the A.F. & A.M. in Chesapeake, Virginia, a 32nd Degree Mason since 1945, a member of the Triangle Fraternity (National Engineering Fraternity), an honorary Kentucky Colonel, a charter member of the Greensboro Amateur Radio Club, a member of Starmount Country Club since 1970, member of the Young Business Men's Club where he served as Treasurer, Vice-President, President and Secretary and a member of the Edward R. Murrow Golden K. Kiwanis Club where he served as Director.  Chip's hobbies included photography, computers and amateur radio operator with an advanced class license WB4KOW.

Chip served his country as a Seaman First Class then a Lt .j.g. in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was predeceased by his devoted wife of 71 years, Dorothy "Dottie" J. Block; and two sisters, Ray B. Fineman and Nellie B. Rice.

Survivors include his daughters, Mrs. Carol Block McNinch (Dale) of Andover, Ohio and Mrs. Barbara Block Stack of Greensboro; four grandchildren: Deborah Lynne McNinch, Esq., and Elizabeth Anne McNinch both of Columbus, Ohio; Dr. Kimberly Hamm Sheets (Steve) of Jamestown and Erich Sabel Hamm (Denise) of High Point, N.C. and three great grandchildren, Laura and Sarah Sheets and Alex Hamm.

Visitation is at noon, Sunday, August 29, 2010 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Ave, Louisville, followed at 1 pm by a Masonic funeral, also at the funeral home.  A graveside service is at 2 pm at the Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway, followed by a military funeral at the Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Ave, Greensboro, NC 27405.


 


July  2010


 

December 15, 1919 - July 16, 2010

  Dorothy "Dottie" Johnson Block, 90,  of Greensboro, North Carolina, died peacefully at her residence Friday, July 16, 2010.

Mrs. Block was born December 15, 1919, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late Thomas Hiriam and Ethel Hoop Johnson. She was educated in the Louisville Public School System and graduated from Atherton Girls High in 1937.  She was a homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  Mrs. Block was a member of Starmount Forest Country Club, the Niners Golf Group, the Ingleside Garden Club and various Bridge clubs. She was a past vice-president and treasurer of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Professional Engineers of North Carolina. She was a member of the Nutley #121 Order of the Eastern Star in New Jersey and a member of Friendly Avenue Baptist Church. Mrs. Block also enjoyed bridge, golf and reading.

She was predeceased by one sister, Mrs. Lillian J. Kannapel, of Louisville, Kentucky.

She is survived by her husband of 71 years, M.S. “Chip” Block of Greensboro, North Carolina; daughters, Mrs. Carol Block McNinch (Dale) of Andover, Ohio and Mrs. Barbara Block Stack of Greensboro, North Carolina; four grandchildren, Deborah Lynne McNinch, Esq. and Elizabeth Anne McNinch, both of Columbus, Ohio, Dr Kimberly Hamm Sheets (Steve) of Jamestown, North Carolina and Erich Sabel Hamm (Denise) of Highpoint, North Carolina; and three great-grandchildren, Laura and Sarah Sheets and Alex Hamm.

A 3:00 p.m. graveside service will be held Sunday, July 25, 2010 at the Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

Visitation will be held prior to the graveside, from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hosparus, PO Box 35425, Louisville, Kentucky 40232.

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July 12, 1928 - July 18, 2010

  Mayya V. Guseva, 82, passed away Sunday, July 18, 2010.

Mrs. Guseva was a born in Belarus and was a member of The Temple.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vasiliy Gusev.

Mrs. Guseva is survived by her daughters, Natalya Melnikova and Oksana Brudner; brother, Kim Krivoshey; four grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

A 4:00 p.m. funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, followed by burial in Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Avenue.  

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the charity of your choice. 

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March 8, 1925 - July 17, 2010

 Doris Mae Fuenfer, 85, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2010.

Mrs. Fuenfer was a graduate of the J. M. Atherton High School for Girls and graduated from U of L with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work.  During World War II, she was a nurse’s aide at Nichols Army Hospital in Louisville.  She was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, its Sisterhood, Hadassah, B’nai Brith Women and the National Council of Jewish Women.

She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Albert J. Fuenfer; son, Michael Fuenfer M.D. of Milford, CT; daughters, Lisa Tessel of Cincinnati, OH and Julie Hung (Sek Ling) of Cincinnati, OH; and grandchildren, Samantha and Emily Tessel and Jordan and Emma Hung.

A 2 p.m. funeral service will be held Monday, July 19, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Family and friends may visit at 1 p.m. Monday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the charity of your choice. 

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February 10, 1928 - July 12, 2010

  Shirley Bederman, 82, passed away Monday, July 12, 2010.  

After 23 years of federal service, Mrs. Bederman retired as an Assistant Public Affairs Officer with the Naval Ordnance Station.  She was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, St. Matthews Homemakers and Alpha Zeta Omega.  She was a volunteer with Everyone Reads Program and ROAR.

She was predeceased by her brother, Larry Einhorn and her sister, Betty Mayersohn.

She is survived by her son, Jay Bederman; sister-in-law, Bonnie Einhorn of Cincinnati, Ohio; grandchildren, Sarah Rachael and Ariel Jordan Bederman; three nephews; and one niece.  

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 16, 2010, at Rest Haven Memorial Park, 10209 Plainfield Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Tzedakah Fund, P.O. Box 9806, Phoenix, AZ 85068.

 

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August 20, 1927 - July 11, 2010

  Joyce Rosenberg, 82, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2010.

She was the former co-owner of Barret Liquors and a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard.

She was predeceased by her husband, Alvin “Boobie” Rosenberg Jr. and her parents, Ida Lyon Schneider and David Schneider.

Mrs. Rosenberg is survived by her daughters, Alyce Rosenberg of Austin, Texas and Dr. Shari (Tom) Gabriel; sister, Stephanie (Alan) Mittleman of Lake Worth, Florida; and niece, Dr.  Diana Faye Fink-Smith (David).  She was also the beloved grandmother of Alek, Eleanor, Aaron and Estelle Gabriel.

Her funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at the funeral home, followed by burial in Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 721 Locust Lane.  Family and friends may visit beginning at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Expressions of sympathy may be to either:

Alzheimer’s Association
 3703 Taylorsville Road
Louisville, KY 40205

or

Joseph Fink BBYO Community Service Scholarship Fund
c/o Jewish Community Center
3630 Dutchmans Lane
Louisville, KY 40205

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September 27, 1938 - July 3, 2010

 Carl Lutnick, of Louisville, died Saturday, July 3, 2010.

He was retired from PNC Bank, formerly Citizens Fidelity Bank & Trust Company, was a U. S. Coast Guard veteran, and was a longtime member of the Jewish Community Center and Congregation Adath Jeshurun.

Carl is survived by Carole, his best friend and wife of some forty years; his daughter, Alix; his son, Jack; his brothers-in-law, Andy (Stacey) and Terry (Angela) Gordon; his sister-in-law, Ronna G. (Barry) Siegel; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, July 5, 2010, at the funeral home, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Family and friends may visit after 2 p.m. Monday.

Memorial gifts may go to the Jewish Community Center, HPER Dept, 3600 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, KY 40205; Hosparus, PO Box 35425, Louisville, KY 40232; or to the donor’s choice.

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April 25, 1945 - July 2, 2010

  Terry Benson Waldman, 65, passed away Friday, July 2, 2010.

Mr. Waldman was a retired clerk with the United States Post Office.

He was predeceased by his father, Marvin “Sonny” Waldman.

He is survived by his son, Gary and his wife, Lori Waldman of Salem, IN; his mother, Ruthie Fay Waldman of Boca Raton, FL; his brother, Ric Waldman of Lexington, KY; and his sisters, Karen Russ of Fort Lee, NJ and Susan Cohen of Ridgewood, NJ.

A graveside service will be held Monday, July 5, 2010 11 am at Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane. 

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky, 7410 New LaGrange Road, Louisville, KY 40222.

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June  2010


 

March 18, 1915 - June 22, 2010

  Miriam Abraham, died Tuesday evening, June 22, 2010 at Treyton Oak Towers. 

She was born March 18, 1915 in Louisville, Kentucky to Max and Ethel Silbar. 

She was preceded in death by her brother, Arthur Silbar and her husband of 41 years and the love of her life, Clifford Abraham. 

She is survived by her two sons, Jerry Abraham (Donald Morris) and Eddie Abraham (Karen Abraham); and her two granddaughters, Catherine Abraham and Jeanette Abraham. 

The funeral will be Friday, June 25, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with visitation beginning at 10.00 a.m. and burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

The family will receive visitors at the home of Eddie Abraham on Sunday evening, June 27, 2010, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund at Temple Shalom or to the Crusade for Children.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Treyton Oak Towers for their loving kindness and care.

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July 11, 1982 - June 8, 2010

 Miriam Rachael Schwartz, daughter of Morris and Diane Schwartz of Muldraugh, Kentucky passed away at her residence in Auburn, Alabama on the 8th of June 2010. Miriam was born at Caserma Ederle, Vicenza Italy on the 11th of July 1982, when her father was assigned there with the U.S. Army.

Miriam was unmarried and leaves behind her parents, Morris and Diane; brother, Jacob, age 10, all residing in Muldraugh, KY; her brother, Robert, age 31; and a sister, Shirley, age 29, residing in Huntsville, Alabama.

Miriam was a graduate of Buckhorn High School, in New Market, Alabama After High School, she went on to join the U.S. Navy. She enlisted on the 10th of September 2001.  After her initial and advanced training, she served her initial assignment in Reykjavík, Iceland. This assignment was followed by a tour at Jacksonville Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida; assigned to the Aircraft Carrier USS Eisenhower where she completed a total of three years with the U.S. Navy. After her tour with the Navy, she returned home to Huntsville, Alabama and eventually moved to and took up residence in the Auburn, Alabama area, where she passed away.

Miriam is to be interred in the Kentucky State Veterans Cemetery Central, 2501 North Dixie Boulevard, Radcliff, KY on June 23, 2010 at 11:00 a.m.

The family requests that donations be made to “Torahs for Our Troops” in memory of Miriam, in lieu of flowers.  The following links are provided:  http://www.jcca.org/jwb/Torahs_for_Our_Troops.pdf

https://secure.jcca.org/donate/index.htm?campaignid=qIuWi84ADF

The family mailing address is PO Box 157, Muldraugh, KY 40155.

The Schwartz Family will be sitting Shiva at their residence in Muldraugh.

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May 15, 1913 - June 16, 2010

  Rosalee Schulman Herman, 97, passed away Wednesday, June 16, 2010.

She was a former member of National Education Association, Kentucky Education Association, the Jefferson County Teachers Association and the Jefferson County Retired Teachers Association.  Mrs. Herman had also belonged to the American Speech and Hearing Association, the Kentucky Speech and Hearing Association and was a recipient of their Honors.  She had also belonged to the Golden Alumni Association of the University of Louisville, the University Club and had been inducted into Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society.

Mrs. Herman helped create the Speech Therapy Department at JCPS and was formerly the chairman of that department.  She was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, its Sisterhood and the Sisterhood’s former president, a member of Hadassah and the Council of Jewish Women – Louisville section, and Jewish Hospital Guild.  She also served as a volunteer at Jewish Hospital and the Telecare arm of Elderserve.

She is predeceased by her beloved husband of 69 years, Louis.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Blodgett; son, Dr. Gary Herman (Terry); grandchildren, Kimberly Franklin, Jennifer Halverson (Erik), Jill Griffin (Mark) and Lindsey Grossman (David); and six great grandchildren. 

The family extends a special thanks to the staff of Jefferson Place for their exceptional care. 

Funeral services 11 a.m. Sunday, June 20, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Family and friends may visit after 10 a.m. Sunday.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Congregation Adath Jeshurun or Home of the Innocents.

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August 20, 1916 - June 14, 2010

  Gertrude Cohen, 93, passed away Monday, June 14, 2010.

She was member of Temple Shalom.

She is predeceased in death by her husband of 58 years, Sam Cohen; great granddaughter, Cari Eilene Kleinman; and grandson, Edward Zimmerman.

Mrs. Cohen is survived by her daughters, Bonnie Loeser (Alan) and Syrl Charn; grandchildren, Michael Kleinman (Sharon), Dorrie Zimmerman (Justin Horn), Larry Loeser (Elizabeth), Lyn Repsher (Michael); great grandchildren, Sam and Jonathan Kleinman, Joel and Cory Zimmerman, Jeffrey and Evan Loeser and Ethan Repsher; and sister, Rosalene Pressburger.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at the funeral home, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Family and friends may visit beginning at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Cari E. Kleinman Memorial Fund at Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Temple Shalom or the charity of your choice.

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October 16, 1916 - June 7, 2010

 

Harriet Bloom Kessel, 93, died Monday, June 7, 2010, at Four Courts at Cherokee Park.

Mrs. Kessel was a volunteer at Jewish Hospital for 25 years.

She is survived by her children, Margie Waterman, Peggy Hyman (Steve), Brian Bloom (Beth) and Bonnie Bloom; grandchildren, Louis Waterman (Mary Barrazotto), Julie Waterman, Mike Waterman (Kelly), Meg Waterman (Josh), Lee Hyman (Debby Rose) and Kori Lauritsen (Erik); 9 great grandchildren; and her sister, Cecil Wayne.

The family would like to thank the wonderful caregivers at Four Courts at Cherokee Park.

Funeral services begin 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Family and friends may visit beginning at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Hosparus. 

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June 6, 2010

  Jack Godhelff, 87, just a few days short of his 88th birthday, passed away Sunday, June 6, 2010.

A native of Lexington, KY, he graduated from the University of Kentucky, with a music scholarship, and played a tuba with the marching band.  He was a member of ZBT Fraternity.  He served three years in the Armed Forces.  After he was honorably discharged, he sold real estate and went into business with his brother selling auto supplies.  In 1946, he and Myer formed a very popular dance band, Myer on the drums, Jack on the bass fiddle. He belonged to the Lexington Musicians Unions, Kennel Club and was a Master Mason Devotion Lodge 160.  His hobbies were raising miniature schnauzers and photography.  In 1958, a blind date with Miriam Goldman led to a marriage and he moved to Louisville, joining her in the management of Okolona Department Store.  In 1982, they retired from the store and went into partners with her son, Marvin, in his mail order company, Papyrus Place.  After Marvin’s death in 1999, he and Miriam continued the business until 2006, when they retired again.  Jack was a 25-year volunteer at SCORE and was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Rebecca Godhelff of Lexington, KY; brother, Myer; sisters, Tillie Godhelff and Jennie Drasin; and step-son, Marvin Goldman.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years, Miriam Goldstein Goldman Godhelff; step-daughter, Honi Marleen Goldman; daughter-in-law, Pam Raidt; sister-in-law, Riva Drutz; brother-in-law, Irvin Goldstein (Daisy); granddaughters, Mara White (Jeff); Robbyn Bernson (Sam McClain); and Sydney Barbara Goldman; great grandchildren, Sari and Grant White; nephews, Larry Godhelff and Gary Drasin (Toni); niece, Meredith Brody; step-nephews and nieces, Michael Drutz, Debbie Lutkenhoff (Bob), Steve Goldstein (Beth), Alan Goldstein (Debbie), Sarah Goldstein (David Weinstein), Lynne Yudewitz (Steve) and Karen Greenfield (Nat); and 16 great nieces and great nephews.

His funeral will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Family and friends may visit beginning at 12 noon Tuesday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the “Henry & Dorothy Goldstein Fund for people in need” at Congregation Adath Jeshurun or to your favorite charity.

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June 5, 1926 - June 4, 2010

 Milton Ran, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 4th, one day shy of his 84th birthday.

Milton was the youngest of 7 children, born to Lena and Max Ran, in Philadelphia, PA. His siblings of blessed memory were David, Ruby, Hymie, Evelyn, Jennie and Shirley Ruth.

Milton joined the Merchant Marines when he was 16 years old. He later joined the Marine Corp., was wounded in service and later received an Honorable Discharge. Milton was active in and a life member of the Florida Branch of the Marine Corp League, DAV, and American Legion Highland Post 201 in Louisville, KY, as well as the American Merchant Marine Veterans, Gulf Stream Chapter.

He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife and best friend, Ruth Thelma Ran; son, Jerry Ran (Sharon); and daughter, Mindy Ran. He was blessed with 3 grandchildren, Scott (Shannon), Lacy Powell (Owen) and Benjamin Porter; as well as 3 great grandchildren, Christopher Ran, Cameron Jett Powell and Connor Powell.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 11, 2010, at the funeral home, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway. Family and friends may visit beginning at 10 a.m. Friday.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be directed to the Marine Corp League, Tamarac Detachment 755, P.O. Box 26023, Tamarac, FL, 33320. 

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June 5, 1926 - June 4, 2010

  Henry Lurie, 83, passed away on Friday, June 4, 2010.

He was a WW II Navy veteran, a member of The Temple and a former partner with Snac-n-Pac Food Mart.

He is survived by his wife, Geraldine “Jerry” Lurie; son, Ken (Diane); daughter, Vicki Maya (Dr. Mario); son, Ron (Vicki); and grandchildren, Erica and Brad Lurie, Rachel (Dr. Adam Fremeth), Alex Maya, Nathan Lurie and Alyssa Lurie.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, June 6, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Family and friends may visit beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to The Temple or Hosparus.

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July 29, 1907 - May 29, 2010

 Mildred Ann Gurwitch Weinberg, 102, of Louisville, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2010.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon J. Weinberg, a brother and three sisters. 

She is survived by her son, Dr. Hershel G. Weinberg; her daughter, Janice Lee Frankel (Louis); grandchildren, Diane (Lamont), Alan (Paula), Jodi (Charles), Susan (Richard), Jennifer (James), Dr. Lee J. (Michelle) and Ashley (John); great grandchildren, Rebecca and Emily; great-great grandchild, Roneke; and many nieces and nephews.

She graduated from Girl’s High and Normal schools after which she began her teaching career.  She was a 25 year volunteer at Jewish Hospital.  She taught Keneseth Israel Sunday School for many years.  She was a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard, Keneseth Israel Congregation and its Sisterhood, Amit Women, Jewish Community Center and a life member of Hadassah. 

Her funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Friends and family may visit beginning at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday.

The family requests memorial contributions to be made to Keneseth Israel Congregation and its Sisterhood, Hadassah, Amit Women or Jewish Community Center.

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May 2010


 

March 12, 1954 - May 23, 2010

  

Dale Lee Kersey, began his new life in Heaven on Sunday, May 23, 2010.

Dale served as a pharmacist at the VA Hospital for 26 years.  He passed away playing golf, the game he loved the most.

He is survived by his best friend and loving wife of 18 years, Susie Stern Kersey; his sons, Chris (Taylor) and Jeff (Michelle); his daughter, Angela Enyard (Daniel); his step-son, David Yussman; his grandchildren, Camron and Audrey Kersey; his mother, Verna Alvey (Huston); his brother, Mark (Sandy); and his sister, Peggy Craft (Jim).

The funeral will be held Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home, followed by burial at Cave Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., preceding the ceremony.  Family and friends will also be received following the service from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Ivy Ridge of Beech Spring Farms Clubhouse, 4411 Ivy Crest Circle.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made on his behalf to the charity of your choice.

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March 24, 1938 - May 23, 2010

 Alexander "Sahsha" Michael Sud, loving and beloved husband, father, and friend, died on May 21st, 2010 after bravely enduring his battle with multiple cancers. He was a selfless father and husband always making his family his number one priority. Even in his last days of life, during his last moments of consciousness, his main concerns were his daughters and wife.

He was born on March 24, 1938, to the late Esther and Michael (Misha) Sud in Odessa, on the Black Sea in Russia. In 1943, a five year-old Alex and his mother went into hiding during the German occupation in Odessa. He described sitting in a secret compartment in a closet, with his mother covering his mouth to keep him quiet. He could see and hear "the soldiers' boots."  His mother was arrested and put in jail with other Jews, as well as serious criminals. She entrusted her beloved son to her sister who "let go of his hand" on purpose in a crowded market, for fear of her own family's safety. For the next year and half Alex lived on the streets of Odessa. He was taken care of by older homeless boys. Eventually his mother's friends, an Orthodox couple, recognized his blond curls and blue eyes under numerous layers of dirt. They took him in until he was reunited with his mother, who escaped from prison in 1944.

In 1960, he received an engineering degree from The Institute of Technology in Russia. In August of 1978, after a 7 month journey through Europe, which included a 4 month stay in Italy, Alex immigrated with his wife, daughters, mother and mother-in-law to Louisville, KY.

Once in America, Alex pursued many of his interests. For many years he worked as a stain glass artist. He also made engravings on marble and wood. Even though Alex was extremely artistic and creative, he was an entrepreneur by heart; he was always passionate about his pursuits and threw himself into his work whole heartedly. He started many companies. His keen sense of creativity enabled him to design and distribute various products over the course of many years. Several years ago he founded Memi Tech, a company aiding people with keeping their health care history organized on wallet-sized USB cards. Memi Tech was recently featured on national television for developing one of the top ten products to help save lives. He was the President of the company until he passed away.

Alex was an avid toy collector (he particularly enjoyed antique, metal wind-up toys) and was a huge fan of Mickey Mouse. He had an amazing sense of humor; overwhelming kindness and love for life that made people gravitate towards him. He was always "the life of the party," right up until the end, even in his hospital bed. He was also a talented musician in his youth. Singing and music were always a passion of his. Alex also loved writing; several years ago he wrote a screenplay called "Russian Blues."

He was a truly humble and unique man that will be missed and loved by many who will forever remember his spirit, devotion, support, and abundant love of life. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Anna David Sud; two daughters, Marina Alexander Sud of Cornwall, NY and Natasha Alexander Sud of Louisville, KY; a sister-in-law, Esther Karporvich; a nephew, Slava Gomonuck, his wife Yelena Medvedovskaya, their son Mark; and many, many friends in Louisville and all over many states.

To our dearest Papa… Sasha…Alex: “ You will always be with us… you are our heart."

Funeral services 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 24, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 721 Locust Lane.  Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Monday.  

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Michael Quinlan Brain Tumor Foundation. 

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July 5, 1927 - May 5, 2010

  

Marilyn Weil Nathanson, 82, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend, passed away, on May 5, 2010, of age-related causes.

She leaves behind Mickey, her husband of 59 years; children Julie, Leo (Melissa), Michael (Louise) and Marshall Jr. (Patti); grandchildren, Rob, Ashley, Ted, Brittany, Emily, Tawsha, Shelby and Marshall III; niece, Mary Jane Baker (Dan); and nephew, Paul Rosenblum (Martha).

Born in Louisville on July 5, 1927, Lynn was a lifelong resident, except for her years at the University of Minnesota, where she met Mickey and earned a degree in social work.  She worked in mental health as a volunteer and on staff at Bridgehaven for over 30 years, and for ten years, ran the retail market at Fulton Seafood Industries, founded by her father, Leo Weil, in 1922.  She is predeceased by her parents, Leo and Miriam Weil, and her sister, Beverly Weil Rosenblum.

Lynn will be remembered for her kindness, generosity and community service, and for her love of family, football, books and the Cincinnati Reds.

Friends are invited to a memorial gathering in honor of, and gratitude for, her life, on Sunday, May 8, from 1:00 to 2:30, followed by a service from 2:30 to 3:00, at The Temple, 5101 U. S. 42 in Louisville.  

We ask to remember her with a donation to Habitat for Humanity or other worthy organization of your choice. 

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 April 1950 - May 4, 2010  

  Yevgeniya "Jane" Lipskaya, 60, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2010.

Her funeral service will begin at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at the funeral home, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery. Visitation will begin 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.

She is survived by her sons, Mikhail and Slava Lipskiy; father, Grigory Gorelik; brother, Simon Gorelik of Haifa, Israel; and 2 grandchildren.

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October 4, 1935 - May 4, 2010

 

Wesley Price Adams, Jr., of Louisville and Cape May, New Jersey, died on May 3, 2010, at the age of 74, after a courageous battle with lung cancer.   

Wesley was a graduate of Radnor High School in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Dartmouth College, and the University Of Virginia College Of Law.  He was a member of the Kentucky Bar Association for 50 years and was admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Federal District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky.  He was a Democrat and a member of the ACLU, the Cape May Tennis Club, Cape May Cottagers and the Temple.   He served as a member of the KBA Lawyers Assistance Program, and a supporter of The Healing Place.  After almost retiring, he enjoyed traveling.   His favorite trips were to East Africa where he hiked over seven hours to spend time with Mountain Gorillas in the Congo and to Borneo to visit with the Orangutans.  His last trip was a cruise around Cape Horn.  He was an avid tennis player, a journeyman gardener, expert beach bum in Cape May, loyal Phillies fan and friend of Bill W.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Amelia (Mikki) Franklin Adams; his brother, Anthony J. Adams (Ellen); his sister-in-law, Barbara H. Franklin; his ex-wife, Marcia Adams; his five children, Denise Kelley, Catherine Adams (Robert Ruleson), Wesley P. Adams, III (Drusilla), Jenny Osborne (Marcus) and Jennifer Mancuso (Christopher); thirteen grandchildren:  Patrick Kelley, Ian Kelley, Haileigh and Quinn Adams, Emma Cooper Ruleson, Morgan, Carson Ann, Wesley Price Adams IV, Ruby and Roxy Osborne, Noah and Asher Rose Mancuso; his dogs, Otis, Wilson and Agatha; his cat, Reggie; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. at The Temple, 5101 U.S. Highway 42, Louisville, Kentucky.  The family will be at the Temple at 12:00 noon, prior to the service. 

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to The Healing Place or the Kentucky Humane Society.

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April  2010


 

May 8, 1922 - April 26, 2010

  Anatole Abraham Yaron, 88, passed away Monday, April 26, 2010 at Four Courts at Cherokee Park. 

Mr. Yaron was a native of Poland and a Holocaust survivor.

In 1945, he moved to Israel and was recruited by The Israeli Defense Department. In 1964 he moved to Manhattan, New York and opened an art studio where he did oil paintings.  He was also a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun.

He is survived by his sons, Lior Yaron and his wife, Heather and Yoav Yaron of Tel Aviv, Israel; and grandchildren, David, Daniel, Idan, Dor and Liad Yaron.

A graveside funeral will be held on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at the Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.

The family requests donations in Mr. Yaron's memory be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun. 

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June 25, 1923 - April 18, 2010

 Sofya Raskina, 86, passed away Sunday, April 18, 2010 at her residence.

She was a native of Russia and an aesthician.

Her daughter, Alla Voloshina and grandson, Vladmir Voloshina survive.

Services will be private. 

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February 1, 1922 - April 17, 2010

  

Boris Khait, 88, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2010.  

Mr. Khait was a native of Russia, a decorated Army veteran of World War II and a volunteer at Shalom Towers for 9 years.  In 1995, he received an award from the Association of Invalids and Veterans of World War II and in 2002 was recognized by the Veterans of Foreign Wars for his support of America's deserving veterans and their families.  

He is survived by his wife, Perlya Khait; his son, Yura and Colga Khait; 2 grandsons, Slava Spivak and Eugene Khait; and great grandson, Alexa Spivak.

His funeral is being held at 12 p.m. Monday, April 19, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Visitation for family and friends begins at 11 a.m. Monday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the charity of your choice. 

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September 17, 1943 - April 13, 2010

  Stephan Possner, 66, passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2010.

Funeral services will be held at Eden Memorial Chapel, Fort Lee, NJ.

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August 17, 1921 - April 9, 2010

 Leonard M. Marks, 88, died Friday, April 9, 2010 in Louisville. 

Beloved husband of the late Elaine (nee Bloch). Loving father of Jill (Dr. Gary) Fuchs, Lisa (David) Marks-Ellis and Roger (Debbie) Marks. Devoted grandfather of Zachary (Allison Levine) Fuchs, Samantha, Austin and Jackson Ellis. Dear brother of Marlene Novasel and the late Genevieve Gore. 

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, April 12, 2010 at  Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz Memorial Chapel, 1985 S. Taylor Road, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, followed by burial in Mayfield Cemetery. 

Friends who wish may contribute to the American Heart Association or the Hospice organization of choice.

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April 23, 1925 - April 6, 2010

  

William “Bill” Glick, 84, passed away at his home, on Tuesday, April 06, 2010.

Bill was born in Cleveland, OH.  He served in the Pacific Theater during WWII, after which, he returned to and graduated from the University of Michigan.  There he met his loving wife, Rita.  They were married for 61 years.

He was president of Grossman Sales Co., a wholesale importer and distributor of toys.  After his retirement, he spent several years counseling with SCORE, with a specialty in importing.

He was a past president of the Standard Country Club and a member of The Temple.

Surviving, besides his wife, are three devoted sons, David (Judy), Dann (Mary) and Bob (Teri); and six grandchildren, Michael, Katie, Tyler, Jamie, Connor and Aaron.

There will be a family graveside service at The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at The Temple, 5101 U.S. Highway 42, followed by a service at 3 p.m.

Contributions in his memory may be sent to Hosparus of Louisville or to the charity of your choice.

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March 14, 1917 - April 5, 2010

  Helen Novitsky Goldstein, 93, died Monday evening, April 5, 2010.

A native of Ft. Wayne, IN, with three brothers, she was the last surviving sibling of her generation.  Mrs. Goldstein received an AA Degree from Stephens College in 1937, graduated from the University of Michigan in 1939 with a BA Degree in social work and was a member of the Honorary Sociology Society and Alpha Kappa Delta.  After moving to Louisville in 1939, she quickly became involved in many organizations.  She was a high school advisor for both Bodem Club and Modern Femmes.  She started the first girl’s B’nai Brith program in Louisville.  In 1956 she was president of the Adath Jeshurun Sisterhood and was the first woman to serve on the board of Congregation Adath Jeshurun. In 1959 she became president of Brandeis Women.  Mrs. Goldstein has served on the boards of:  National Council of Jewish Women, Senior House (now Elderserve), KAOP, Parkside, Four Courts Auxiliary, B’nai Birth Women and Club 60.  In 1998 she was trained for Court Watch, sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women – Louisville section.  In 2002 she was a graduate of the Melton Studies program for adults.

Her husband, Bernard predeceased her.

She is survived by her daughter, Peppy Linden of Charlottesville, VA; son, Lee Goldstein (Norma Terrin) of Jamaica Plain, MA; and grandchildren, Eva and Jesse Goldstein.

Her funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Family and friends may visit at the funeral home beginning at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to:

     Congregation Adath Jeshurun 
     2401 Woodbourne Avenue 
     Louisville, KY 40205

     National Council of Jewish Women
     1250 Bardstown Road, Mid City Mall
     Louisville, KY 40204

     Judith N. Braman Philanthropic Fund
     585 Progress Avenue
     Munster, IN 46321

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  December 8, 1969 - April 5, 2010

 Jeffrey Lynn Lay, 45, of Goleta, California, died Monday, April 05, 2010 in Louisville.

Mr. Lay was a home remodeling specialist and an Army veteran. 

He is survived by his parents, Billy and Sharon Lay; daughters, Melissa, Shanon and Machelle Lay; son, Jeffery Lay; brother, Chris Lay and his wife Becky; and 6 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff.  Visitation will be from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the charity of your choice.

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March  2010


 

April 13, 1928 - March 21, 2010

  Mikhail Kurolapnik, 81, died Sunday March 21, 2010. 

He was a native of of the Ukraine and a retired machinist.

He is survived by his daughter, Helen Gurevich and her husband Bill; and two grandchildren, Sabrina and Eric.

A graveside service will be held Monday, March 22, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Senior Adult Social Club Fund at The Jewish Community Center.

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July 19, 1917 - March 14, 2010

 Lillian Abroms Yolles, 92, former resident of Louisville for most of her life, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 14, 2010, in Memphis, Tennessee.

She was first and foremost a beloved mother and grandmother.  Caring for and guiding her children and being with her grandchildren was everything to her.  Over her life she helped run the family owned business and later worked for the federal government before retiring in 1987.  She loved playing bridge and watching college basketball.

She was predeceased by many years by her husband, Samuel S Yolles.

She is survived by her 3 children, Dr. Brenda Yolles Smith of Memphis, Tennessee, Dr. Elliott (Jane) A. Yolles of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Rachel Yolles Goldberg of Potomac, Maryland; and 6 grandchildren, Stuart (Shane) and Lisa Smith, Jeffrey (Jennifer) and Brian Yolles, and Michael and Andrew Goldberg.

Graveside services will be held at The Temple Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway, on Thursday, March 18, at 1:00pm.

Donations can be made in her memory to the charity of your choice.

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August 8, 1914 - March 14, 2010

   

Robert Melvin Flusberg, 95, beloved father, father-in-law, grandfather, uncle and friend, died peacefully, Sunday afternoon at Suburban Hospital in Louisville.

Bob was born in Poland and escaped with most of his family to the United States in 1928.

He proudly served his country during World War II, fighting in the European Theater, including the Normandy Invasion and Battle of the Bulge. He began working in the United States as a teenager, delivering sacks of laundry from a horse and wagon. He retired as a restaurant owner in 1976.  He was a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard, B’nai Brith, the Jewish Community Center and the Jewish War Veterans.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 55 years, Miriam Wershoff Flusberg and his eleven brothers and sisters.

He will be greatly missed by his daughter, Eileen Hershberg; son-in-law, Ben Zion Hershberg; grandchildren, Jacob, Esther, Rachel and Raanan; and many nephews, nieces and friends.

The funeral will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Family and friends may visit beginning at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Donations can be made, in his memory, to:
                 Congregation Anshei Sfard
                     3700 Dutchmans Lane
                     Louisville, KY 40205

                 Congregation Adath Jeshurun
                     2401 Woodbourne Avenue
                     Louisville, KY 40205

                Jewish Family and Career Services in Louisville
                     2821 Klempner Way
                     Louisville, KY 40205

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August 20, 1928 - March 12, 2010

   

Sue F. Enders, 81, died Friday, March 12, 2010.

She was a retired sales associate with Dillards.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Enders; sons, Laurence (Eustace) of Sicklerville, NJ and Brian Enders; daughters, Barbara Wainwright (Jack) and Beth Sturgill (Michael) of Lexington, KY; sister, Edith Filer of Rochester, NY; and 10 grandchildren.

A private service will be held.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus.

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December 4, 1926 - March 11, 2010

   

Georgene "Genie" Glazer, 83, died Thursday, March 11, 2010 in Boca Raton, Florida

She was a playwright, artist and a lyricist.  She produced many plays, including In an Ordinary World and Under the Gingko Tree, as well as several short Hanukah plays.  She was on the Center Stage Committee and a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Hadassah and the Jewish Community Center.

She is survived by her husband, Dr. Norman Glazer; sons, Dr. Jeffrey (Dr. Karen Abrams) Glazer and Dr. Mark (Cindy Stone) Glazer of Nashville, Tennessee; daughter, Karen Berman (David) of Indianapolis, Indiana; 8 grandchildren; and one great grandchild. 

She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Her grandchildren will greatly miss their “Ne Ne”.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 14, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Family and friends may visit at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Berman-Glazer Fund at The Greenbriar Elementary School, 8201 Ditch Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46260 (please make checks payable to The Greenbriar Elementary School).

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November 21, 1921 - March 11, 2010

   Bernice N. Mayer, 88, passed away on Thursday, March 11, 2010.

She was a retired  retail salesperson with Sportswear Mart as well as Pix’s Shoes.

She is survived by her son, Lee Mayer and his wife Evelyn; daughter, Joyce Mayer of Tucson, Arizona; step-grandchildren, Brian and Keith and Keith's wife Leah Hall; and 3 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 12, 2010, at Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 721 Locust Lane.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Recovery, Inc.

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February  2010


 

March 25, 1930 - February 25, 2010

  

Isaac "Ike" Broderson, 79, died Thursday, February 25, 2010.

He was the retired owner of Baxter Avenue Jewelry and Loan and a former board member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, the Keneseth Israel Men's Club and the Jewish Community Center.  He was also a member of B'nai Brith and Coinvest II.

He had a circle of lifelong loving and compassionate friends.  He was the happiest when he was busy working out at the J.C.C. and playing cards there.  He enjoyed going to services at Keneseth Israel and bonding with his grandsons.  He received much joy when he was able to play competitive tennis with his grandsons, until they started beating him.  He also looked forward to spending time in Florida every January.  He was a caregiver to many when they became incapacitated.  

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Miriam; daughter, Marla Lynn Broderson of Atlanta, Georgia; son, Dr. Hal Stuart Broderson (Dr. Laura) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; a sister, Jeanette Bornstein; grandchildren, Seth, Joshua, Torey, Ty, Carlos and Richard; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, February 28, 2010, at the funeral home, with burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Friends and family may visit after 11:00 a.m. Sunday.

Expressions of sympathy may be given to Keneseth Israel Congregation or to the Jewish Community Center. 

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September 16, 1937 - February 22, 2010

   Goldijean Shaikun Turow, 72, of Sarasota, formerly of Peoria, Illinois and Louisville, died Monday, February 22, 2010.

Services will be held Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Toale Brothers Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel.  Interment will follow in Temple Beth Sholom Cemetery. 

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.  Goldijean was born in Louisville, Kentucky.  After attending Indiana University, and graduation from the University of Louisville, she met and subsequently married E. Alan Turow on July 3, 1960.  He survives.  Together they celebrated life for over 49 years, devoting themselves to their respective counseling and psychiatric practices, numerous community organizations, their many friends, parents and three children, Stephen (Linda), Susan (Marc) and Lawrence Turow (Carly).  They have seven grandchildren.  In Peoria, they were members of Anshai Emeth Congregation and currently Temple Beth Israel on Longboat Key.  

Goldijean volunteered regularly at Women's Resource Center, Senior Friendship Center and was an active supporter of other local educational and civic organizations.  

Goldijean will be remembered as a vital, caring and gregarious person who was passionate about family, friends and others who needed her.  She remained devoted to her family, her friends and to her community, even when her body made her continuing dedication difficult.  Her passion, dedication and inspiration will long be remembered by the many people that she touched. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center, 5200 eastern Avenue, Suite 4100, Mason Lord Bldg., Center Town, Baltimore, Maryland 21224; Temple Beth Israel, 567 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key, Florida 34228; or the charity of the donor's choice. 

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February 19, 2010

   Rhea Silverstone, passed away Friday, February 19, 2010.

She is survived by her son, Michael Friedman.

The family will be sitting 7pm until 9pm on Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 730 Waterford Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40207.

Expressions of sympathy my be made to Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 8th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 or to The Temple, 5101 U. S. Highway 42, Louisville, KY 40241.

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February 15, 1919 - February 19, 2010

   Sylvia B. Portugal, 91, died Friday, February 19, 2010.

Mrs. Portugal was a native of Bronx, New York. She lived New York and worked for the War Department during WW II. After the war, she was an administrator for the New Yorker until her retirement. 

A long time resident of 1400 Willow, in Louisville, she will be fondly remembered.

She was the daughter of Rose and Nathan Goldberger, and one of the three sisters, Bernice, Doris and Sylvia. She is survived by her son, David Portugal.

She will be buried in Wellwood Cemetery in New York City.

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       December 13, 1923 - February 17, 2010

   

Doris Fleischaker Magrey, 86, died Wednesday, February 17, 2010 after a short battle with cancer.

She was a retired cashier with the Kroger Company and a former member of Beechmont Presbyterian Church.  She was an avid Bunco and Poker player and a life-long bargain and thrift store shopper.

She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene Magrey and a son, Jerry (Fuzz) Magrey.

She is survived by two sons, Mike Magrey (Diana) of Chico, California and Alan Magrey (Rhonda); daughter, Bonnie Lampkin (Terry); daughter-in-law, Cindy Magrey of Charlestown, Indiana; grandchildren, Tammy Dillard, Angela Chester (Gerald), Katanya, Jonathan, Erica and Kasey Magrey; great grandchildren, Devon,  Lasia and Tayla Dillard and Gaige and Hailey Chester; and brother, Steve Fleischaker of Florida.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, February 21, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Family and friends may visit Saturday evening 6 – 9 p.m. and Sunday 1 – 3 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

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February 5, 2010

   Bertha Tobin, 98, passed away Friday, February 5, 2010. 

She was the beloved wife of Harry Tobin, devoted mother of Stuart (Faye) Tobin, Carol (Larry) Neuman and Diane (Chuck Friedman) Tobin, the loving grandmother of Audrey (Victor) Ronis-Tobin, Seth (Laura) Tobin, Molli (Brian) Monk, Bret Tobin, Michelle, Lynn, and Erwin Neuman, Courtnee Bennett and Joslyn (Johnny) Pretz and 6 great - grandchildren. 

The funeral was held out of town. Visitation will be held from 3-5 p.m. at the home of Diane Tobin on Sunday, February 14, 2010. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Cedar Village, 5467 Cedar Village Drive, Mason, OH 45040 or Hosparus of Louisville.

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June 16, 1928- February 5, 2010

  Shirlee Younger Baron, 81, passed away Friday, February 5, 2010 at the Masonic Home in Louisville.  

She was the daughter of Samuel M. and Freda W. Younger of Lexington, Kentucky.

As a life-long volunteer, Shirlee served as president of the old Jewish Ladies Benevolent Society of Louisville, was involved with Cabbage Patch Settlement house, worked with the Head Start program, was President of the old Jewish Hospital Guild, and was a member of the Jewish Hospital Board of Trustees. She also served as a docent at the Louisville Zoo as an outreach educator in their raptor program.

Shirlee especially enjoyed traveling the world with her closest friend, Beverly Shuckman, and was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun and The Temple.

She is predeceased by her husband of 48 years, Stanley A. Baron; and her companion of 12 years, Arthur H. Fleischaker.

Shirlee is survived by her three daughters, Dr. Carol B. Peterson (Dr. Gary), Janice B. Bird (Mark) and Alice B. Smith (Dan); and her five grandchildren, Dr. Erin Peterson-Fleming (Dr. Matt), Lauren Betts (Brad), Sam Smith (Adrienne), Nathan Bird (Mariela), Sarah Smith; and her great-granddaughter, Quinn Baron Fleming.

Mrs. Baron's funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. on Sunday, February 7, 2010 at the funeral home, with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery. Visitation after 10 a.m. on Sunday.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Louisville Zoo or donor's favorite charity.

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May 1,1927 - February 5, 2010

 

SLYN, ALAN T., 82, died Friday, February 5, 2010.  Alan was an Army veteran of World War II and a graduate of the University of  Louisville Brandies School of Law.  He practiced law for  over 45 years.  He was a member of the American, the Kentucky and the Louisville Bar Associations, a Life Board Member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, a member of Abraham Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and Kosair Temple, a 25 year member of the Boys and Girls Club of Louisville and a member of the Male High School Hall of Fame.  He received the Optimist of the Year award in 2004.

Mr. Slyn is survived by his wife, Rosalyn Stillman Slyn; son, Jeff Slyn; three daughters, Suzy (Brad) Davis of North Potomac, Maryland, Bonnie Slyn (David Ball) Easton, Connecticut and Margy Gassel of Albany, California; sister, Nancy Balf; and five grandchildren, Lanie and Elliott Davis, Ben and Jennifer Ball and Elisa Gassel.

His funeral service is 3 p.m, Sunday, February 7, 2010 at the funeral home, with interment in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery .   Visitation will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. 

Expression of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun, 2401 Woodbourne Avenue,  Louisville, Kentucky 40205.

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January 2010


 

January 3, 1917 - January 14, 2010

   

Morris A. Lee, born January 3, 1917 in Vincennes, Indiana, died January 14, 2010, at age 93, after a brief illness.

He was predeceased by his wife of 40 years, Esther B. Lee, of Sault Ste. Marie, MI, in February 2000.

Mr. Lee earned undergraduate and law degrees from Cornell University in 1938 and 1940 respectively. In 1942 he enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps, serving stateside and in Europe, with an honorable discharge in 1946.

Mr. Lee was a marketing and sales entrepreneur, operating several small businesses in the Louisville, Cincinnati, and Detroit areas. The businesses provided marketing services and products to community banks and retailers.  He retired in 1982. Mr. Lee was known for his story telling skills, great sense of humor, helpfulness and loyalty to friends, customers, and family.

The family is deeply grateful to Nelson and Anne Watson and Candy Parrack for their loving care and attention over many years.

He is survived by his brother, David Lieberman; sister-in-law Renee, of Coral Gables, FL.; their children and grandchildren; and three godchildren.

His funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday, January 18, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Cave Hill Cemetery.  Family and friends may visit after 12:30 p.m. Monday. Following the burial, friends are invited to Mr. Lee's home, at 4 PM. The address will be provided at the service.

Mr. Lee requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Kentucky Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 11700 Commonwealth Drive, Louisville, Kentucky 40299.

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May 20, 1929 - January 11, 2010

   Stewart Miller, 80, passed away Monday, January 11, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Mr. Miller was an Army veteran, attended the University of Kentucky Undergraduate Studies and College of Law, and was a member of both the Kentucky and Louisville Bar Associations.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Abraham and Sophie Kaplan Miller. 

He is survived by his nephews, Andrew Rothman of Louisville and Dale Rothman of Denver, Colorado; a niece, Abigail Narasimhan (Krishnan) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and great nieces, Rachel and Katherine Narasimhan.

A 1:30 p.m. graveside service will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Liver Foundation.

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February 25, 1916 - January 8, 2010

   Rosetta Zegart Handmaker, 93, passed away January 8, 2010.

She is predeceased by her first husband, Harry Zegart, her second husband, Milton Handmaker and her stepson, Sandy Handmaker.

She is survived by her sons, Arnold Zegart (Carol) and Dr. Kenneth Zegart (Shelly); former daughters-in-law, Connie Fox and Peggy Handmaker; stepson, Kenneth Handmaker (Judy); grandchildren, Amy Zegart (Craig Mallery), Terri Zegart Seltz (Eric), Carey Zegart, Mindy Zegart Turba (Carl) of Tampa, FL and Bob Stein (Pam); Tony (Elizabeth) and John (Trish) Handmaker; and 11 great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank the staff at Jefferson Place.

Mrs. Handmaker was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Hadassah and the National Council of Jewish Women – Louisville section.

Family and friends may visit at 1 p.m. Sunday, January 10, 2010 at the funeral home.  The funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to one of the following: 

Jewish Foundation for the Righteous 
305 Seventh Avenue 19th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Jewish Community of Louisville
c/o United Jewish Campaign
3630 Dutchmans Lane
Louisville, KY 40205

The Library Foundation
301 York Street
Louisville, KY 40203

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November 5, 1928 - January 8, 2010

   

Irvin Bloom Switow, age 81, affectionately referred to as Sonny, died peacefully on January 8th, 2010. 

He was the first born of the late Fred and Miriam Bloom Switow. Sonny was born in Louisville, graduated from Male High School in 1946 and received a Bachelors of Science degree in Commerce from Washington & Lee University in 1950. S Shortly after graduation, Sonny proudly served in the Korean War as a 2nd LT. Six weeks before being shipped overseas he married Maxine Rudman, of Richmond, VA, who has been his loving wife for over 57 years.

Upon returning from the war, Sonny joined the family movie theatre and concession supply business. He successfully ran Standard Vendors of Louisville for almost four decades before selling the company. He also played a role in M. Switow & Sons, which owned movie theatres including The Kentucky, The Vogue, The Village 8, Southpark & Preston Drive-ins and the Kentucky in downtown Lexington. 

In his younger years, he served as vice president of Congregation Adath Jeshurun’s Board of Trustees, where the Switow Family have been proud members for over nine decades. He held family and community service in the highest regard. Upon retirement, he chaired a State of Kentucky program that taught safe driving to senior citizens and served on an arbitration committee for the Ford Motor Co.

Sonny was an avid tennis player, golfer and University of Louisville booster, regularly attending UofL basketball games since the 1950s when the team played at the Armory. He also excelled at competitive bridge and earned a Silver Life Master certificate.

Whether it was attending Arlene's piano recitals, Mark's golf tournaments or traveling with his youngest son Michael, Sonny never missed an opportunity to be with his three children. He made family his highest priority and, according to him, his greatest legacy. He was proudest of the distinctively different but very successful paths each of his children took.

Sonny is survived by his wife, Maxine; his brother, Arnold (Eunice); his daughter, Arlene (John) of Longmont, CO; his son, Mark (Tammy) of Louisville; his son, Michael of Singapore; six grandchildren, Ryan, Jesse, Sam, Katie, Hayley and Al; and a great-granddaughter, Kaiyas.

A 10:00 a.m. visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, January 10, 2010, followed by a 10:30 a.m. funeral, also at the funeral home, then burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations in Sonny's memory be made to the Adath Jeshurun Cantor's Music Fund or the Crisis & Information Center.

 

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June 16, 1924 - January 7, 2010

   

John Frederick Eichenberger, Ph.D., 85, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2010.

Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, he joined the Marines during WW II and was trained as a weatherman.  This opened the door to his education under the G. I. Bill.  He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, received his Master’s from Case Western Reserve and his Doctorate from the University of Minnesota. He was a distinguished Professor at the Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville for 31 years, until his retirement in 1993.

He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Susan Eichenberger; his children, Kathy Roth, Bill Eichenberger, and Bob Eichenberger (Nhong); his stepdaughters, Allison Gordon-Beecher (Ken Beecher) and Melissa Rosen (Adam); and grandchildren, Sean and Brittainy Roth, Maryn and Jordan Beecher, and Maxwell Rosen. 

His humble nature and quick wit endeared him to his family, friends, students and colleagues.  He will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 11, 2010 at the funeral home, with burial at Cave Hill Cemetery. Family and friends may visit beginning at 10 a.m. Monday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work at the University of Louisville for student scholarships, ATTN: Matt Williams, 2323 S. Brook St., Louisville, KY 40292.

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March 21, 1922 - January 3, 2010

   Jean Rose Kozlove, 87, died Sunday afternoon, January 3, 2010.

Mrs. Kozlove was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Adath Jeshurun Sisterhood and Hadassah. She was also a volunteer at Jewish Hospital.

She is survived by her son, Larry Kozlove (Ellen); daughter, Elaine Berman (Ron) of Mobile, Alabama; and grandsons, Brion Berman of Long Boat Key, Florida, Jason Berman of London, England and Phil Kozlove.

Her funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Family and friends may visit after 2 p.m. Tuesday. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Rabbi and Cantor’s discretionary fund at Congregation Adath Jeshurun.  

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December  2009


 

April 5, 1942 - December 30, 2009

   Karmen Bush, 67, died Wednesday morning, December 30, 2009.

Karmen was a teacher in the Jefferson County Public School System for 27 years.   While teaching at Jefferstown High school, he taught social studies and was the baseball coach.  After his teaching career ended, he worked for the Metro Parks system for 10 years as a recreation leader. 

Karmen is survived by his wife, Brenda; son, Mark Bush (Tina); daughters, Michelle Blanton and Leslie Hanks (Eric); and grandchildren, Zachary Bush, Siera and Kaden Hanks and Tyler Blanton. 

Funeral  services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 31, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Family and friends may visit between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Karmen Bush Research Fund for Head and Neck Cancer at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, 529 S. Jackson Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202 or to Rabbi Stanley Miles’ Discretionary Fund at Temple Shalom, 4615 Lowe Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40222.

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June 8, 1938 - December 22, 2009

   Ronald Bernard Gordon, 71, died Tuesday evening at his residence.

Mr. Gordon was an Audit Supervisor with the KY Dept. of Transportation, retiring in 2001.  He volunteered for Seniorcare Experts, AARP, Friend for Life and Actors Theatre.  In 2006, Ronnie won the Bell Award.

His parents, Jack and Pearl Gordon preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Ruby Pozitzer; daughters, Florence Mills (Troy) and Phyllis Ghazi (David); sister, Doris Fisher; and grandchildren, Ryan and Elizabeth Ghazi. 

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 27, 2009 at the funeral home.  Family and friends may visit after 3 p.m. on Sunday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Seniorcare Experts, 145 Thierman Lane, Louisville, KY 40207 or Friend For Life, 4007 Kresge Way, Louisville, KY 40207.

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December 10, 2009

   Captain Jack Ross Satton, 52, died Thursday, December 10, 2009.

Jack was a firefighter with McMahan Fire and Rescue for 33 years and a member of Temple Shalom.

He was predeceased by his parents, Kenneth and Mary Satton.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Shelly and their sons, Mark Joshua, Adam Leonard Satton and Matthew Jacob Satton.

He was our hero.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, December 11, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 721 Locust Lane.  Family and friends may visit beginning at 2:00 p.m. Friday.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the WHAS Crusade for Children c/o the McMahan Fire and Rescue, 4318 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY 40220.

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September 13, 1921 - December 8, 2009      

   Elizabeth C. "Billie" Marx, 88, died Tuesday, December 8, 2009.

She was an avid golfer, who was runner up in the 1961 Women's Falls Cities Golf Championship and the winner of numerous events at the Standard Country Club. During World War II, she was an active participant in the Ground Observer Corps of the Continental Air Defense Command. She was a certified Braille transcriber and a longtime volunteer for Recording for the Blind. She was an enthusiastic supporter of, and volunteer at, the Eline Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Nathan J. Marx and is survived by her sister, Dorothy Cone Joseph; nephews, Alfred S. Joseph, III and Irvin "Buzz" Kaufman of San Diego, California; and nieces, Susan Joseph of Atlanta, Georgia and Kay Kaufman Clark.

The family wishes to express its special appreciation to Sharon Raines, Rhonda Elliott, Shanita Kraft and Andrea Compton, who were devoted caregivers. 

Visitation will be at 1:30 p.m., with a memorial service at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 18, 2009 at The Temple, 5101 U.S. Highway 42.

 Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Louisville Free Public Library Foundation, 301 York Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40203.

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January 6, 1939 - December 8, 2009      

   Dale Goldstein Herman, 70,  died in Los Angeles, California on Monday, December 7, 2009.

Dale was a graduate of Atherton High School and attended Ohio State University before moving to Los Angeles, CA.  In L. A. she was a nurse’s aide for many years and then joined Quest Diagnostics.

“Mom was a warm, loving, bright light in our lives.  She touched many people with her caring and kind heart.”

She is survived by her husband, Bob Herman; daughter, Susie Kargari; sons, David and Michael Hann; a brother, Steven A. Goldstein; grandchildren, Jason, Katie, Samantha, Breanne, Rachel, Rembert and Nena; and 3 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday, December 13, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Family and friends may visit at 12 noon and 1 p.m. Sunday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Keneseth Israel Congregation.

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September 6, 1926 - December 8, 2009      

   

Evelyn W. Simon, 83, died Tuesday, December 8, 2009.

Mrs. Simon attended Nazareth College and the U of L School of Art.  In 1944 and 1945 she was in the U. S. Nurses Cadet Corps at Jewish Hospital.  She was an avid tennis and racquetball player and instructor and was the first woman to be inducted into the Jewish Community Center’s Sports Hall of Fame.  Evelyn wanted to be remembered as an athlete and an artist. She was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun.

She was predeceased by her husband, Billy Simon.

She is survived by her sons, Fred Simon (Robin) and Larry Simon; daughter, Dr. Lynn Simon (Mark Eichengreen); brother, David Waterman (Cindy); and 6 grandchildren.

Her funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 11, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Friday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun or Hosparus of Louisville. 

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January 20, 1928 - December 6, 2009      

  Modena C. Kaplan, 81, died Sunday, December 6, 2009 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

She was a member of Temple Shalom in Louisville and the DAV Auxiliary.

Mrs. Kaplan is survived by her husband, Morris Kaplan of Elizabethtown; daughters, Dana Camodeca (Silvio) of Des Plaines, Illinois and Karla Mink of Glendale, Kentucky; son, Steve Kaplan (Ilene) of Chicago, Illinois; sister, Martha Parr of Port Angles, Washington; 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Her funeral was held in Chicago on Tuesday, December 8, 2009.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to The American Heart Association.

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October 27, 1918 - December 6, 2009      

   Harry Geisberg, 91, died Sunday, December 6, 2009.

He was a  WW II Army captain and was a graduate of Clemson A & M, which is now Clemson University.  Harry came to Louisville to work for Louisville Textile Weavers and then eventually purchased the company.  He was a past president of the Board of Trustees at The Temple and a past member of the Board of Oversees at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio and a board member of the Louisville Service Club.

He was predeceased by his wife, Carol Rosenbaum Geisberg.

He is survived by his son, Dr. Harry (LaDonna) Geisberg of Anderson, South Carolina; grandaughters, Heather Pennington (Vince) and Dr. Carrie Geisberg; and great-grandchildren, Henry and Abigail Perry and Elianna Rae Pennington.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at The Temple, 5101 US Highway 42. Visitation will begin at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Expressions of sympathy made to The Louisville Free Public Library, The Temple or The Clemson University Library.

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November  2009


 

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 ~ 7 Kislev 5770

   Sam Dock, 99, died Sunday evening. 

He is survived by his children, Robert Dock and Nancy Strull (James); sister, Sayde Cohen; 9 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.  

His funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at Aaron-Ruben-Nelson Mortuary, 11411 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun or to Yeshiva Ohr Somayach, 244 Route 306, P.O. Box 334, Monsey, New York 10952. 

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Thursday, November 19, 2009 ~ 2 Kislev 5770

   Betty S. Pittman, 88, died Thursday, November 19, 2009. 

She was a buyer with Fleischer’s Women’s Apparel.

She was predeceased by her brother, Jerome Snow.

She is survived by her husband, Curtis D. Pittman; daughter, Sharon Kiser (Glen) of Georgetown, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Craig Friedman and Karen McWilliams; great-granddaughter, Asha McWilliams; and several nephews.

Her funeral will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday, November 20, 2009 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun or Temple Shalom.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009 ~ 1 Kislev 5770

   Irene Green, 91, died Monday, November 16, 2009.

Mrs. Green was born in 1918, in Birmingham, Alabama.  She and her husband, Arthur, were both Zionists who moved to Israel, where they lived for 5 years, before returning to join their family in the United States.  Upon their return, Mrs. Green founded a Hadassah chapter in Naples, Florida and became their first president.  She was also a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun in Louisville.

After 40 years of marriage, her husband preceded her in death.

She is survived by her three children, Dr. Howard Green, Dr. Ralph Green (Shellie), of Louisville and Sara Saphier (Randy) of Detroit, Michigan; sister, Dorothy Levy of Washington, D. C.; grandchildren, Jay, Amy, Eric, Jordan and Alex Green and Rebecca Saphier; and great grandchildren, Ava and Cole Green.

An 11 a.m. graveside funeral will be held at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway, on Wednesday, November 18, 2009.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hadassah.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

  Phildelphia Ann Harrison Robinson Walters (Delphia R. Walters), born August 10, 1919 to the late Dr. M. M. Robinson and Ida Benge Robinson, died November 4th at Baptist Hospital Northeast, La Grange, KY. 

She was the widow of J. A. Walters, Jr., former lockmaster at Boonesborough. She was a native and long-time resident of Madison County, as well as, a 31-year employee of Reppert Funeral Home in Berea. She was an Honorable Kentucky Colonel, a charter member of the Lewis-Benge chapter of the DAR, a longtime volunteer for the Berea Hospital Auxiliary, a member of the Berea Womans Club, Berea Knitting Group, Body Recall, and First Baptist Church of Richmond. In earlier years she was active in various PTAs and the American Legion Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by one grandson, Phillip Harrison Lakes, four brothers Ed, Doc, Dick, and Ben Robinson, two sisters, Jessie Moore and Susie Clouse. 

She is survived by her daughters and their husbands, Marian (Bob) Bartley of La Grange and Barbara (Phillip) Morris of Ashland; four grandchildren, Deborah Phillips of Crestwood, Rebecca Walters of Salt Lake City, UT, Todd Walters, and Clay (Tina) Walters of Berea; seven great grandchildren, Sgt. Jason Piliaris (Jackie) of Maysville, NC, Patrick, Beth, and Rachel Phillips of Crestwood, Hamrick, Della, and Sunni Walters of Berea; one great-great-grandson, William Piliaris of Salt Lake City, UT; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Berea Health Ministry, 132 Mini Mall Drive, Berea, KY 40403.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009 ~ 17 Heshvan 5770

   Marlene Deyoung, 56, passed away peacefully on November 4, 2009 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Marlene Renee Zeldes was born November 26, 1952 in Oak Park, Michigan. She was the oldest of four children. 

A memorial service will be held for family and friends.  The service will be held for the family on Saturday, November 7th and for friends on Sunday, November 8 from 12- 6 p.m. at 4530 Shenandoah Dr., Louisville, Kentucky (off Chamberlain Lane).

Marlene enjoyed life to the fullest. She treasured spending time with her grandchildren and found solace and comfort at home with her husband and two dogs, Taz and Samson. 

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the James Graham Brown Cancer Center in memory of Marlene DeYoung, 529 S. Jackson St., Louisville, Kentucky 40202. 

Marlene was loved by many, including husband, Bill DeYoung; parents, Delores and Herbert Levin; her late father, Simon Zeldes; brothers, Rick (Mona), Michael and Jeff (Lisa) Zeldes; daughters, Jessica (Tim) Owen, and Samantha Lev; brothers-in-law, Ray (Lynn) DeYoung, Don (Carmine) DeYoung; and many nieces and nephews.  Special additions to her life are her grandchildren, Caleb and Sierra Owen and Ari Lev.

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October  2009


 

Monday, November 2, 2009 ~ 15 Heshvan 5770

   

David Loeb Kahn, 100, of Louisville, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2009.

David Kahn was born July 10, 1909 in the small village of Kamenka in the Ukraine. He immigrated with his parents and three siblings to the United States, arriving at Ellis Island on July 2, 1922. They settled in Louisville, where Dave went to Male High School. After graduation, Dave went to work for Levy Brothers clothing store. It was during this time that he met and married Reva Waldman. For 31 years Dave operated a 5 & 10 cent store at the corner of Preston and Walnut St. (now Muhammad Ali Blvd.). In 1969, he was forced to give up his store to urban renewal. He then went to work for Hildebrand's and later Allied Sporting Goods. He retired completely at about age 75 and enjoyed his time with Reva on long walks, traveling some to see his children and grandchildren, and many volunteer activities.

For the past nine years, Dave Kahn resided at Four Courts Senior Center, but continued to travel to visit his family. He even celebrated his 98th birthday in San Francisco.

Dave Kahn has been a very active member of the Louisville Jewish community. His family was one of the founding families of Keneseth Israel, where almost everyone considered Dave a "family" member. He attended services two to three times a week into his 100th year. He served as a member of the Chevra Kadisha (Jewish Burial Society), and this past May helped officiate at the funeral of his younger brother, Eddie Kahn, in Detroit. At Four Courts, Dave was honored as one of their most active residents. He befriended the entire staff and regularly visited other residents to offer his support. Dave was known by family, many friends and acquaintances as a senior statesman and role model for how one can enrich one's life by serving others. Dave Kahn at 100 touched the lives of many and was an inspiration to all.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Reva Waldman Kahn.

He is survived by his two children, Arnold J. Kahn and C. Ronald Kahn; four grandchildren, Cindy Pastard, Dana Jackman, Stacy Kahn and Jeffrey A. Kahn; four great-grandchildren, Daphne Pastard, Nathan D. Kahn, Chloe Rose Shaw and Annabel Shaw; as well as many nieces, nephews and their children.

The funeral will be held on Monday at Keneseth Israel Synagogue, 2531 Taylorsville Road, at 11 a.m. with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. for friends and family members.

Donations in his memory may be made to the David and Reva Waldman Kahn Educational Fund at Keneseth Israel Congregation in Louisville.

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Monday, October 26, 2009 ~ 8 Heshvan 5770

   

Donald Scher Bornstein, who considered himself the “luckiest man in the world,” completed his 86th year of life on October 23, 2009.

 Donald is survived by the light of his life, his loving wife of over 62 years, Elaine Benovitz Bornstein; his children, Lynn Callif (David) and Jimmy Bornstein (Lisa); his grandchildren, Dustin Callif (Lisa), Rob Callif, Josh Bornstein, and Jessica Bornstein; and his great-grandson, Dylan Callif. 

Donald loved his leadership roles in Bornstein Building Company and Ale Bornstein Inc., where he served for over seventy years.  Donald attended Louisville Male High School and was a proud graduate of the Louisville Speed Scientific School, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.  Having been born on Flag Day, he was most patriotic and a veteran of WWII.  He was also a proud patron of the Louisville arts, served on multiple community boards, including the Standard Country Club, and a life member of the Kosair Shrine Temple.  He was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun Synagogue. 

Funeral services are at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue, on Monday, October 26, 2009 at 2 p.m.  Visitation prior to the funeral is at 1:00 p.m.  The family will be receiving visitors on Monday, October 26th and Tuesday, October 27th from 7 – 9 p.m. at 7614 Old Salem Road.

Remembrances may include U of L Speed School, Hosparus of Louisville or the charity of your choice.

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Monday, October 26, 2009 ~ 8 Heshvan 5770

   Lee Bracco, 93, died Wednesday, October 21, 2009 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

She was a member of The Jewish Community Center.

She is predeceased by her husband, Rosario Bracco.

Mrs. Bracco is survived by her son, Dr. Howard Bracco (Dr. Patricia); daughter, Lynn Zimmerman (Dr. Solomon) of Virginia Beach, VA; grandchildren, Dr. Jason C. Bracco (Holly), Jennai Bracco, Robert Bracco, Michael Zimmerman and Rebecca Williamson (Charles); and great grandchildren, Payden and Riley Bracco.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 26, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Avenue.  Family and friends may visit after 10:00 a.m. Monday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Seven Counties Services, Attn: Karen McMillian, 101 W Muhammad Ali Blvd, Louisville, KY 40202-1423 or Hosparus, Bob Mueller, CFRE, vice president of development, Hospice of Louisville, 3532 Ephraim McDowell, Louisville, KY 40205.

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October 19, 2009 ~ 1 Heshvan 5770

   Alyse R. Weiss, 70 died Saturday, October 17, 2009.

She was a retired neonatal nurse and a member of Temple Shalom. She volunteered at The Home of the Innocents and with The Senior Adult Social Club at the Jewish Community Center.

She is survived by her sons, Brian (Rose) and Kevin Weiss (Robin); daughter, Sherry Shaft (William); sisters, Shirley Kozlove and Sara Jane Weisberg, of Beechwood Ohio; and 13 grandchildren.

Mrs. Weiss' funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 19, 2009 at the funeral home, with burial in The Temple Shalom Section of Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Avenue. Family and friends may visit starting at 12 noon Monday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to either Hosparus or Temple Shalom.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2009 ~ 26 Tishri 5770

   Ross  A. Widerschein, 52, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2009.

He was a Kentucky Colonel and president of his bowling league.

He is survived by his mother, Lotte Widerschein; brother, Michael Widerschein (Aline Meeker); nephews, Sam and Jacob Widerschein; and his beloved dog, Patch.

Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Family and friends may visit beginning at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the charity of your choice.

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Thursday, October 15, 2009 ~ 27 Tishri 5770

   

Jack Fleischer, age 90, passed away on October 11, 2009, at his home in Louisville. Born in Brooklyn, New York on January 1, 1919, he served in the US Army at Fort Knox, and in Louisville met Irma Lee Zimmerman to whom he was married for 56 years. He was the owner of Jack Fleischer Hardware & Plumbing on 7th and Market for more than 40 years, and then started a part-time career at SE Davis & Sons where he worked for 22 years. He was a member of Keneseth Israel Synagogue, St. George Masonic Lodge #239 F & AM, Scottish Rite and the Kosair Shrine Temple. He loved to sing and sang with the Shrine Chanters and most recently with the Silver Notes.  In his late 80’s he also recorded three CDs of standards and love songs.

Jack Fleischer touched many lives. He was inspirational for his passionate new activities well into his 90th year.  His vigor for life and his interest in people attracted many friends.  Besides being a wonderful son, brother, husband, father, and grandfather, he was everybody's 'Uncle Jack.'

Jack was predeceased by his parents Ruben and Rose Fleischer, his wife Irma Lee, and by his sisters, Sadie Bushell, Helen Osofsky and Miriam Schwartz.

He is survived by his daughter, Marianne Fleischer of San Francisco; his son and daughter-in-law, Dr. David Fleischer and his wife Karen of  Scottsdale, AZ; by his grandchildren, Ruben Fleischer of Los Angeles, Lucas Fleischer of Washington, DC, and Mara Fleischer of Palo Alto, CA; as well as his brother-in-law, Irving Zimmerman; and  loving cousins, nieces, nephews and his sister-in-law and dear friend Jean Frankel. 

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 15, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery.  Family and friends may visit beginning at 9:00 a.m. Thursday.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to The Silver Notes c/o Mrs. Charlotte Mosley, 4025 St. Germaine Court, Louisville, KY 40207 and Keneseth Israel Synagogue.

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Monday, October 12, 2009

   Roger Martin Prizant, age 66, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 9, 2009, surrounded by family and friends. 

He graduated University of Louisville Law School, was a member of The Temple, the Louisville Bar Association and the Kentucky Bar Association.  He practiced real estate law for many years.  In 1985, he formed Mesa Foods which manufactured Chi Chi’s tortilla and corn chips as well as many other things, and had several hundred employees.  After retiring from Mesa Foods, he became an owner of several Fire Fresh Restaurants.  He won the Entrepreneur of the Year Award several times during his career.  He also sat on the board of Jewish Community Federation and several CEO boards.  He donated to many charities throughout his life.

He was a devoted father, husband, son and brother.  He had a big smile and good sense of humor.

He was predeceased by his parents, Ruth and Lewis Prizant.

Roger is survived by his daughter, Shaina; brothers, Bruce (Ellen) and Steven; aunt and uncle Bee Cee and Lee Hildebrand; nephews, Loren (Jane) and Evan; cousins, Gary Hildebrand (Bonnie), David Hildebrand and Charlotte Harjo (Tom), Randy Zalman (Bruce), Janice Glaubinger (Alan), Barry Landy, Dana Sheriden (Ira), Bruce and Alan Zoldan.  The family would like to give a special thank you to Roger’s caregivers, Cheryl Smith and Jana Dennis.

He was the greatest father and doesn’t realize how much he will be missed by his daughter.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 12, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Family and friends may visit beginning at 1:00 p.m. Monday.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Cardiovascular Innovation Institute (a partnership of Jewish and U of L Hospitals), ATTN:  Teresa Grantz, 401 East Chestnut Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202. 

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Monday, October 5, 2009 ~ 17 Tishri 5770

   

Barbara Jean (Sabin) Nicolas, 79, formerly of Louisville, passed away October 1, 2009 in Houston, Texas.

Born in Louisville to Sander and Leona (Eichel) Sabin. She was a graduate of the class of 1947 Louisville Girls High School in Louisville; she also went on to attend LSU. 

She has lived for many years in New Orleans and recently in Katy, Texas. She retired after a long career as an administrator of St. Anne's Nursing Home in Louisiana. A true lady of the South will now once again come home.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rene Nicolas; and her beloved brother, Leonard Sabin.

She is survived by her cherished daughter, Abby Coerver; her husband, John Coerver; her sister-in-law, Joyce Sabin; and many extended family members to include cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends in Louisiana, Texas and Kentucky. All of whom will miss her greatly.  

A graveside funeral will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday. October 5th at Mount Holly Cemetery, 800 Mount Holly Road in Fairdale, Kentucky.

In lieu of flowers, expression of sympathy may be made to the Breast Cancer Society.

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September 2009


 

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 ~ 5 Tishri 5670

   

Solomon "Sam" Rubin, 88, died Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at Four Courts at Cherokee Park.

Born in Louisville shortly after his parents immigrated to the United States, he was raised in what is now the Old Louisville neighborhood.  A graduate of Dupont Manual High School, Sam enlisted in the Army during World War II.  He was stationed in Recife Brazil, where he assisted in supplying the North Africa campaign and the European theater of Operations.  After his service, he returned to Louisville where he ran his family’s business, the old Rubin’s Grocery store, on Myrtle Street.  He also was one of the original owner/operators of the Convenient Food Mart chain, which was one of the first convenience store chains in Louisville.  He opened Convenient Food Mart #59 at 1351 Bardstown Road in 1967 and operated it for over twenty years, until he retired.  After his retirement he stayed active as a volunteer at Jewish Hospital where he delivered mail to patients.  Even after he became a resident at the Four Courts nursing home, he remained active, delivering mail to residents and organizing the facility’s library.  Sam was well liked by both the residents and the staff at Four Courts.

He was a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard, Bnai Brith, Jewish War Veterans, St. George Masonic Lodge #239 F&AM, Jewish Community Center and The Temple.  He was a Kentucky Colonel; past President of the Anshei Sfard’s Men’s club and an avid U of L fan. 

He was predeceased by his first wife, Muriel L. Rubin, whom he married on October 30, 1949 and is survived by his second wife, Helen Rubin, whom he married in 1993 and who provided him with many happy and joyous years.  He is also survived by his three children, William J. Rubin (Vicky) of Los Angeles, CA, Jeffrey S. Rubin (Frank Bush) of San Francisco, CA., and Alan S. Rubin (Beth Ann); his brother, Joe Rubin (Edith); and a stepson, Jason Yankey (Ashley) of Caneyville, KY.  He is also survived by his grandchildren, Natalie Rubin, Anna Rubin-Kamara (Baimba Kamara), Alexis and Emma Rubin, Nathan, Jered, Curtis, Nicholas, and Hunter Yankey; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 12 noon, on Friday, September 25, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Anshei Sfard Cemetery.  Family and friends may visit at the funeral home beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Friday.

In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions in Sam’s name be made either to the Senior Adult Fund at the Jewish Community Center or to Congregation Anshei Sfard General Fund.

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Monday, September 21, 2009 ~ 3 Tishri 5770

   
Lenora Finn Paradis, Ph.D., 56, died Thursday, September 17, 2009, at her residence.

She was a real estate agent and developer with Remax Alliance, having received her undergraduate degree from Wayne State, and her Ph.D. from Michigan State.  She published her Ph.D. dissertation on Hospice and taught statistics and sociology at the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville.  She was a partner in Greenworks, an environmental supply company, and was recently awarded Today's Woman magazine's Woman of the Year.  She is presently publishing a book on her journey through cancer.

She was a member of The Temple, GRI, CFS, and CRS.

She is survived by her husband, Jordan Michelson; daughters, Karinna and Katharine Cummings; a brother, Arnold Finn of Las Vegas, Nevada; and many cousins.

There will be a 2 p.m. graveside service Monday, September 21, 2009 at Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Avenue, after which a celebration of life will be at the Green Bldg., 732 E. Market St., from 3-7 p.m.

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Sunday, September 13, 2009 ~ 24 Elul 5769

   Dr. Eliot R. Hammer, Phd, 62, died Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at his residence.  

He was a retired college professor.

He is survived by his brother, Mark Hammer (Carole) of Shalimar, Florida; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

A graveside funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, September 13, 2009 at the Love Brothers Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana, 501 E. Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky 40202 or the American Heart Association.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009 ~ 13 Elul 5769

   Khadas Shubayeva, 79, died Wednesday morning. 

Mrs. Shubayeva was a native of Russia.

She is survived by her son, Gennaidiy Shubayev; daughter, Asya Mikhailova; sisters, Bela Mikhailova, Luda Shaulova and Irene Izyaeva; brother, Alexander Mikhailov; and 5 grandchildren.

Her funeral service will be 3 PM Wednesday, September 2, 2009.

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Thursday, September 3, 2009 ~  Elul 14 5769

   Dora "Dodie" Monen, 84, died Tuesday, September 1, 2009.

She was a co-owner of the old Monen Pharmacy and a member of The Temple.

She is survived by her son, Mickey Monen (Betsy); three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, September 3, 2009 at the funeral home, with burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane. Family and friends may visit after noon Thursday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple.

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August  2009


 

Sunday, August 30, 2009 ~ 10 Elul 5769

   

Bert Levy, 67, came to the end of his 10 year journey with colon cancer on Thursday, August 27, 2009, at his home surrounded by loved ones.  

He was born in Louisville on March 17, 1942 and lived here all of his life, except for his time in the Army Medical Service Corps during the Vietnam War.  He graduated from Atherton High School in 1960, and went on to the University of Louisville, where he earned a degree in psychology and then a Masters of Science in Social Work.  He then served as a Social Work Officer at the rank of Captain for 3 years.  After the Army, he continued his clinical social work career for 30 years at LifeSpring Mental Health Center in Jeffersonville, IN.  He began a part time private practice in 1975, which became full time upon his retirement from LifeSpring in 2000.  He was a strong advocate against domestic violence and sexual trauma and wrote often to the Courier-Journal editorial pages.  He was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun and was an active volunteer for the Jewish Community Federation.  He was a past president of the Bluegrass Lodge of B’nai B’rith.  He was a member of NASW, KSCSW, AASWG, a Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Certified Group Psychotherapist. 

He leaves to carry on a close knit Peer Supervision Group he created in 2000.  His avocation was theatre arts and he enjoyed leading roles in every production from grade school through Senior Play in high school.  He continued into college with roles at Jewish Community Center’s Heritage Theatre, on stage and behind the scenes and at U of L.

His final source of community satisfaction was being involved at Gilda’s Club Louisville as a volunteer and support group facilitator.  It was there he saw the great things that can come of developing a warm and caring “community” to be available to an entire family and friends at no cost to help them on their cancer journey.

He was predeceased by his father, Hy Levy; mother, Adella Fine; step-father, Marc Fine; and sister, Elaine Nathan Kaplan.

He is survived by his soul mate and wife of 22 years, Lillian; his children, Aaron (Robin) Levy and Shayna (Nathan) FitzGerald.  Lillian has been a major source of strength while on this journey and throughout the marriage.  Bert was truly blessed to have reunited with Lillian after dating in high school and then having their separate first families.  Lillian has two sons, Harvey Lerner and Bruce (Kim) Lerner.  In addition to Bert’s children, there are 6 grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and a treasure chest of dear friends.

Funeral services will be 1 PM, Sunday, August 30, 2009, at the funeral home,  followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Friends and family may visit beginning at 12 noon on Sunday.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Gilda’s Club Louisville, 633 Baxter Avenue, Louisville, KY 40204 or Hosparus of Louisville, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive, Louisville, KY 40205.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2009 ~ 6 Elul 5769

   Rebecca Fishman Hamilton, 58, died Wednesday, August 26, 2009.

Mrs. Hamilton was a native of London, England, was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation and was vice president of Teller Banking and customer service at Republic Bank.

She was predeceased by her parents, William Sol and Cissie Fishman; mother-in-law, Mary Ann Hamilton; and brother-in-law, Michael Freeman.

She is survived by her husband, Robert “Larry” Hamilton; sisters, Rosalind Fishman, Michele Fishman and Jeanette Fishman (Jeff Craig); niece, Ceceley Zevah Chambers; nephews, Daniel James Craig and Jesse William Freeman; aunt, Jeanette Peters; brother-in-laws, Donald and Bud Hamilton (Marilyn); and several great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will begin at 3 PM, Thursday, August 27, 2009, at the funeral home, followed by burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Family and friends may visit beginning at 2 PM Thursday.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Keneseth Israel Congregation, 2531 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40205 or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 600 E. Main, Ste. 102, Louisville, Kentucky 40202.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009 ~ 5 Elul 5769

   Sarah Frankel, 90, died Monday, August 24, 2009. 

She was a LPN and a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard.

She is predeceased by her husband, Sol Frankel.

She is survived by her daughter, Harriet Frankel Firkins (Robert); sons, Harold (Anita) Frankel and Larry Frankel (Belinda); sisters, Billy Englert and Edith Bertenthal; twelve grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 5 PM on Tuesday, August 25, 2009, at Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 721 Locust Lane.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Rabbi Litvin’s Discretionary Fund at Congregation Anshei Sfard.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009 ~ 5 Elul 5769

   Louis R. Glogower, 91, died Sunday evening, August 23, 2009.

He was an Army veteran of World War II, a graduate of Male High School and  attended Ohio State University. Mr. Glogower was also in the coal business and owned Cherokee and Cal-Glo.  He was a member of The Temple, a former board member of Standard Country Club and a board member of The Glenview Condominium Association.

He is survived by his wife, Elaine; sons, Thomas (Sharon) Glogower, Andrew Glogower of Scottsdale, Arizona and Michael Glogower; grandchildren, Amy Kanov, Seth and Kevin Glogower, great-grandchildren, Malorie and Jordan Kanov and Jake Glogower.

The funeral will be held at 11 AM, in the Waller Chapel of The Temple, 5101 U. S. Highway 42, Tuesday, August 25, 2009, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Family and friends may visit after 10 AM Tuesday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Home of the Innocents, 1100 East Market, Louisville, Kentucky, 40206 or charity of your choice.

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July  2009


July 27, 2009 ~ 6 Av 5769

   Grace A. Levy, 95, died Friday, July 24, 2009.

She was a volunteer at the Louisville Free Public Library, a past president of the Atherton High School PTA, a tutor, a member of The Temple, Hadassah, NCJW-Louisville Section and a former member of Standard Country Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry; and her daughter, Jane Weinberg.

She is survived by her son, Richard Levy (Bernice), of Aurora, IL; daughter Margaret Levy, of Los Angeles, CA; grandchildren, Adam Levy, Jay Levy (Sandra) and Amy Olswang (Dan); great-grandchildren, Louis and Chloe Olswang and Lexi and Parker Levy; son-in-law, Marty Weinberg; sister Helen Benjamin (Jack), of Cincinnati, OH and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Monday, July 27, at 2 p.m. at The Temple, 5101 US Highway 42 with visitation beginning after 1 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to: The Temple, Jewish Community of Louisville, or the donor's favorite charity.

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July 17, 2009 ~ 25 Tammuz 5769

   Margery Levine Berman, 91, died July 17, 2009.

She was a member of The Temple and Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority.  She attended the University of Illinois and graduated from the University of Cincinnati.  She did graduate work at the University of Chicago in Social work and was a resident of International House at the University of Chicago from 1942-1945. 

Mrs. Berman is survived by her daughters, Julie Berman of Louisville and Anne Watt (Bob) of St. Louis, Missouri; and grandchildren, Katie and Ted Watt of St. Louis, Missouri.

An 11:00 AM graveside service will be held at the Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati, Walnut Hills location, 3400 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati on August 2, 2009.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to International House, University of Chicago, c/o Denise Jorgens, 1414 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637.

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July 12, 2009 ~ 20 Tammuz 5769

   

Anita Solomon, age 66, passed away peacefully Monday, July 13th at 4:26 AM, wrapped in her daughter's arms and holding the hand of a dear friend. 

Anita was an extraordinary mother, daughter, sister and friend. She was not only the Parks Planner for the City of Louisville for 27 years, but also an English teacher, political activist and advocate for any humanitarian cause that got her blood to boil. Even after retiring she was asked to serve as a consultant for many projects and tirelessly fought for what she believed in. 

A great lover of life, she brought light everywhere she went. She traveled, read, took classes and devoured the arts voraciously. And even with such a busy schedule, she still managed to find time to spend with each of her infinite number of friends, all of whom would tell you she was their best friend.

She is survived by her most grateful daughter, Stacy Solodkin, who has been and will always be thankful every day for such an amazing mother and the incredible relationship they had. Anita is also survived by her mother, Estelle Solomon; sister, Sherry Diane; cousins, Howard Solomon and Sheila Harris; not to mention a plethora of friends.

A brilliant light has dimmed, but will still burn brightly in the hearts of all who knew her.

A memorial will be held on Friday, July 17th at The Temple, 5101 U. S. Highway 42 at 1:00 PM.

 In lieu of flowers her daughter requests that donations be made in Anita's name to the following organizations that her mother championed:  Public Radio of Louisville, Gilda's Club of Louisville, KET or Hosparus of Louisville.

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July 10, 2009

   Bruce Lee Kranz, 64, died Wednesday, July 8, 2009 after a long battle with cancer.

Bruce graduated from Seneca High School. He was an active volunteer with the Apple Patch, a former board member of Standard Country Club, an avid golfer and racquetball player.

He leaves behind a loving, devoted wife, Nancy, a wonderful loving daughter, Ali, a son in law who was more like a son than most, Andrew, and a grand daughter that he adored, Charley; brothers, Harry Kranz (Glenda) of Richardson, TX and Marc Kranz (Barbara) of Atlanta, GA; several nieces and nephews; and perhaps more friends than one could accumulate in a lifetime.

His funeral service will be 11 AM Friday, July 10, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Friends may visit with the family at 10 AM Friday.

He was a kind, funny, loving person who would do anything for you. There was no heart that Bruce could not touch with love and kindness. He was one of those remarkable people that you loved to be with. We always say they will be missed. This is one who surely will be missed by many.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to either:

 American Cancer Society
701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd.
Louisville, Kentucky 40203

The Temple
5101 U.S. Highway 42
Louisville, Kentucky 40241

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July 8, 2009 ~ 16 Tammuz 5769

   

Mason C. Rudd, 90, died Sunday, July 5, 2009.

Mr. Rudd was the founder of Rudd Equipment Company, a WWII Army veteran and a member of The Temple.

He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Davidson Rudd.

Mr. Rudd is survived by his wife, Peggy Mudd Rudd; son, Michael Davidson Rudd (Patricia) of Napa, CA; daughter, Betsy Rudd Bennett (Bruce Hart); grandchildren, Mason Lewis Miller (Stacy) of Lexington, KY, Marianne Elizabeth Nellis (Nahalel) of Israel, Nathan Michael Rudd (Kim) of Minneapolis, MN, Stephanie Elizabeth Rudd of Minneapolis, MN, Kathryn Michal Rudd of Austin, TX, Olivia Davidson Rudd of Napa, CA, Charles Cosmo Rudd of Napa, CA; great grandson, Judah Samuel Nellis of Israel; and Peggy’s children, Timothy Mudd (Lynn) of Los Angeles, CA; Sean Mudd (Julie); Shannon Hall (Larry) of Lexington, KY; and 8 grandchildren.

The funeral service will begin at 4 PM Wednesday, July 8, 2009 at The Temple, 5101 U.S. Highway 42.  The family will be receiving visitors immediately following the service.  A private burial was held.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to The Temple; The Marine Hospital; the Library Foundation; or to the Jewish Hospital Foundation.

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Friday, July 3, 2009 ~ 11 Tammuz 5769

   Felicia Odenz, died Thursday, July 2, 2009.

She was a retired nurse with North Shore University Hospital in New York and a member of Chabad.

She is survived by her son, Sanford Berenberg (Karen); daughter, Jenifer Berenberg of Peekskill, New York; brothers, Donald Chaikin of Middletown, New Jersey and Hal Chaikin of Kansas City, Kansas; and 2 grandchildren.

A 1 PM graveside service will be Friday, July 3, 2009 at Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 721 Locust Lane.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Chabad.org, 784 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11213. 

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June  2009


June 30, 2009 ~ 8 Tammuz 5769

   

Sharon "Sherry" Rosenberg died, Monday evening, June 29, 2009.

Sherry worked as a financial manager for physicians at Jewish Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her father, Karl O. Heilmann.

Survivors include her mother, Elizabeth Heilmann; husband, Dr. Kenneth Rosenberg; daughters, Peggy Moore (Rob), Pam Jackson (Keith), Abbe Sewell (Brian); sons, Alan Burcope (Janet) and Robert Rosenberg; brothers, Charles Heilmann (Julia) of Elgin, Illinois and Robert Heilmann (Chrissie) of Pensacola, Florida; and 7 grandchildren.

Her funeral will be held at 2 PM Thursday, July 2 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Friends and family may visit after 1 PM Thursday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the charity of your choice. 

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Sunday, June 28, 2009 ~ 6 Tammuz 5769

   Raymond Levy, 83, died Saturday, June 27, 2009.

He was formerly of Lexington, KY.  He was a World War II Navy veteran.  He is a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, St. George Masonic Lodge #239 F & AM, Scottish Rite, Kosair Shrine Temple, JCC, and the Louisville Board of Realtors. 

He is survived by his wife, Dolores, sons: Udell (Sheila), Michael, Richard (Amy) of Chesterfield, MO; sister Anita Fields of Boca Raton, FL; grandchildren Jacob, Tyler, Benjamin, Eli, Lucas and Sadie Levy; and many loving family members.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 29, 2009, at 2 p.m., with visitation at 12:30 p.m., at the funeral home, with burial to follow in Keneseth Israel Cemetery.

Donations in his memory may be directed to the Williams Syndrome Association, 570 Kirts Blvd. #223, Troy, MI  48084-4156.

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Sunday, June 28, 2009 ~ 6 Tammuz 5769

   Nesya Yachmennikova, 87, died Friday, June 25, 2009, at Four Courts Senior Center.

She was born in Russia where she worked as a physician.

She is survived by her daughters, Lyvamika (Marat) Kozinets and Lana (Gregory) Ifkin, as well as her sister, Gayla Greenberg of Melbourne, Australia.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm, Sunday, June 28, at the funeral home, followed by burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.

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Monday, June 15, 2009 ~ 23 Sivan 5769

   Ruth Prizant died Monday, June 15, 2009.  

She was born June 12, 1917.  She was a graduate of the Louisville Girls High School and attended business school.  She was a devoted homemaker, wife and mother.  She loved children, meeting people, dancing, playing bridge and walking.

She was preceded  in  death by her husband, Lewis Prizant, a WWII Army veteran; her brother and sister-in-law, Sidney Hildebrand (Lil); and her sister, Charlotte Landy (Archie).

She is survived by  three sons, Roger, Bruce (Ellen) and Steven; three grandchildren, Loren (Jane), Evan and Shaina;  one  great-grandson, Teller; her brother, Lee Hildebrand (Bee Cee); her nieces, Janice Glaubinger (Alan), Randy Zalman (Bruce), Charlotte Harjo (Tom); her nephews, Barry Landy, Gary Hildebrand (Bonnie) and David Hildebrand; and her cousin, Dana Sheriden (Ira).

A graveside service will be held at 12 noon, Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the donor’s favorite charity.

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June 12, 2009 ~ 20 Sivan 5769

   Sidney Rosenberg, 86, died Thursday, June 11, 2009.

From 1946 – 1995 he was the owner of Rosenberg’s Radio and TV service.  He was a founding member Temple Shalom, a Civitan member and a friend of the Cedar Lake Lodge. 

He is predeceased by his wife, Drezel Rosenberg; granddaughter, Robin Hazel; sister, Sara Weiner; and brother, Sol Rosenberg.

He is survived by his son, Howard Rosenberg (Jena Blythe); daughters, Jane Rosenberg and Sharon Rosenberg Hazel (Ron); nieces, Linda Allison and Marcia Bankhead; and grandsons, Jeffrey Hazel, David Rosenberg and Michael Hazel.

The graveside service will begin at 1pm Monday, June 15, 2009.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Cedar Lake Lodge – Lake View House, 3101 Lakeview Drive, Louisville, KY 40205 or Temple Shalom.

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May  2009


May 30, 2009 ~ 9 Sivan 5769

   Frederick J. Michel, age 87, an Alzheimer patient, passed away quietly in his sleep on May 30, 2009.

Born in Landau, Germany to Richard and Lilly Brunner Michel, he emigrated to the United States with his parents and brother, Rudolph, in 1936 due to the Holocaust.  After graduating from Brooklyn Tech High School and City College of New York with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, he entered the Army during World War II and was assigned to Military Intelligence at Fort Hunt, VA.  After the war, he earned a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University.  Mr. Michel worked at Melpar Inc. in Alexandria and Arlington, VA and later for Westinghouse Electric Co. as Director at the Research Laboratory in Churchill, PA.  He returned to Northern Virginia to work for the U. S. Army, retiring as Deputy Chief of Manufacturing.  Among the many awards he received are two medals from the Army for Meritorious Civilian Service and a Gold Medal and recognition as a Fellow of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.  He co-authored two textbooks on manufacturing engineering.  Mr. Michel’s favorite hobby was working in his azalea gardens.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lucille Berryman Michel, formerly of Alexandria, VA; two daughters, Deanna Michel Orendorf and Cynthia Michel; one son-in-law, Robert I. Orendorf, all of Louisville, KY; three grandchildren; and four great-granddaughters.

A celebration of Fred’s life will be held at his home, 730 Waterford Road, Louisville, KY on Saturday, June 6 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to Hosparus of Louisville or Fred’s choice, the Leo Baaeck Institute, 15 W. 16th St, New York, NY 10011-6301.

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May 25, 2009 ~ 2 Sivan 5769

   Margot Levi Kipfer, 82, of Louisville, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2009.  She, along with her sister (Honi), parents (Victor and Julie) and grandparents emigrated from Germany to Louisville in 1940.  She and her family were Holocaust survivors.  She graduated from the University of Louisville in 1948. 

Bud Kipfer, her husband, preceded her in death in 1995.  They enjoyed 33 years of marriage.  Both were great supporters of U of L Athletics, Actor’s Theatre and local charities.  She was a proud U of L Alumni member and supported the Fine Arts College.  Margot spent 35 years at General Electric.  She retired in 1987 as a manager in Accounts Payable.

She is survived by her best friend, Rae Holmes; Bud’s children, Sue, Dianne, Joanne and John; and grandchildren, Deborah, Jennifer, Craig, Michelle, Katie and Michael.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Friends and family may visit from 4 PM until 8 PM Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be made to the University of Louisville Library or to the Scholarship Fund.

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Thursday, May 21, 2009 ~ 27 Iyar 5769

   Gloria A. Schwab, 74, died Wednesday morning, May 20, 2009 at the Masonic Home.

She was a retired sales associate with Bacons and Dillards department stores.  She was a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard, B’nai Brith and Hadassah.

She is predeceased by her husband, Abraham Ben-Ami Schwab and her daughter, Deborah (Debbie) Faye Rigsby.

She is survived by her son, Rabbi Mordechai Schwab (Miriam) of Camp Lejeune, NC; daughters, Sheila Foote (Michael) of Chicago, IL, Mollie Schwab and Lorraine Schwab; sisters, Dorothy Dean (Bobby) of Bedford, KY and Jean Kelley of Bedford, KY; brothers, Lawrence Andrew (Fran) of FL, Billy Joe Perkinson and Graham Melvin Perkinson (Louise) of WA; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren.

Her funeral will be 1 PM Thursday, May 21, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Anshei Sfard Cemetery.  Visitation for friends and family will begin at noon Thursday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Anshei Sfard, the Alzheimer’s Association, Hosparus of Louisville or to the American Diabetes Association.

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Sunday, May 10, 2009 ~ 16 Iyar 5769

   Sura Ayzenberg died Sunday morning.  
She is survived by one sister, Tsilya Nedelman of Atlanta, Georgia; and two nephews, Zachary (Slava) Nedelman and  Maryan Nedelman of Atlanta, Georgia.  
A graveside funeral will be held at Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 721 Locust Lane, at 9:30 AM Monday, May 11, 2009.

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Sunday, May 10, 2009 ~ 16 Iyar 5769

   Sara Behar, 84, died Friday, May 08, 2009.

She was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun.

She is survived by her son, Joe Behar of Miami, FL; daughter, Dora Esakov; and grandsons, Andrew and Daniel Esakov.

An 11 AM graveside service will be held on Sunday, May 10, 2009 at the Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the charity of your choice.  

 

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May 11, 2009 ~ 17 Iyar 5769

   Deborah L. Freedman, 93, formerly of New York, passed away on Tuesday May 5 at Four Courts at Cherokee Park. 

She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 60 years, Louis "Larry" Freedman. 

She is survived by her son, Bart Freedman (Carol); grandson, Peter; great-granddaughter, Alice of Louisville; son, Philip Freedman (Joan); grandson, Maxwell of New Jersey; a sister; a brother; and several nieces and nephews. 

The family offers special thanks to the staff of Four Courts, Rabbi Laura Metzger, and Hospice of Louisville for the help and comfort they gave her and her family. 

All services were held out of town.  

Donations in her memory may be made to Hospice of Louisville

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April  2009


 

Sunday, April 26, 2009 ~ 2 Iyar 5769

    Helen Wiesner, 96, died Thursday, April 23, 2009.

She is a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard and the Jewish Community Center.

Mrs. Wiesner is survived by her daughters, Frances Rosenthal of Orlando, FL and Barbara Helbling of Boca Raton, FL; sons, Simon “Sy” Wolf of Louisville and Ira Wiesner of Lakewood, NJ; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild. 

Funeral service will be 2:30 pm Sunday, April 26, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 1:30 pm Sunday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus or the charity of your choice.

 

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Tuesday, April 21, 2009 ~ 27 Nisan 5769

   William Levin died Tuesday, April 21, 2009.

He was both founder and owner of William’s of Herkimer in New York.  He was a member of Temple Beth Joseph in Herkimer, New York and president of its building fund.  He was a member of the Shrine Temple in Herkimer, president of United Jewish Appeal in Herkimer and an avid golfer. 

Mr. Levin was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Levin.

He is survived by his daughter, Marcia Roth (Bruce); son, Stephen Levin of Utica, NY; brother, Leonard Levin of Utica, NY; grandchildren, Melissa Shvartsman (Alex), Amy Cady (Michael), Evan Roth (Lindsay), Daniel Roth (Lisa) and Jessica Lasser (Ethan); and 7 great grandchildren.  

Funeral service will be at 1:00 PM, Thursday, April 23, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Visitation will begin at 12 noon Thursday.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Jewish Community Federation or to the Mary Byron Project. 

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Tuesday, April 21, 2009 ~ 27 Nisan 5769

   Milton Teichman, 85, died Monday, April 20, 2009. 

Mr. Teichman was a World War II Navy veteran.  He was also a member of Temple Shalom, a former member of the Jewish Community Center in Paramus, NJ and the vice president of International Plate & Dye Stamping Union.

He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Teichman; sons, Dr. Jeb S. Teichman (Grace) and David Teichman (Lori) of Owings Mills, MD; daughter, Sandra Teichman of Fort Lee, NJ; sister, Elsie Liebman of Margate, FL; and grandchildren, Elliott, Joshua and Brent.

An 11:30 AM graveside funeral will be held at King Solomon Memorial Park in Clifton, NJ, on Thursday, April 23, 2009. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to WHAS Crusade for Children, PO Box 1100, Louisville, KY, 40201 or to the charity of your choice.

 

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April 19, 2009 ~ 25 Nisan 5769

   Beverly Freed Leischner, 65, died Thursday, April 16, 2009.

She is survived by her husband, Stephen Leischner; son, Shane Leischner (Dena); daughters, Susan Ross, Shannon Leischner and Jennifer Ross; sisters, Linda Borowick (Buddy) and Helane Lamb (Eric); step-father, Bernard “Bensie” Fox; uncle, Bernard “Ben” Lewis (Rae); aunt, Alma Sarnoff; 3 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  

Funeral services and burial will take place on Sunday, in Costa Mesa, CA.  

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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April 17, 2009 ~ 23 Nisan 5769

   Hilton Slung, M.D. died Wednesday, April 15, 2009.

Hilton was a member of The Temple and an avid golfer.  He was also a past member of Kentucky Medical Association, the Greater Louisville Medical Association, the American College of Surgeons, Williamsburg Foundation, Louisville Boat Club, Standard Country Club and a charter member of Valhalla Golf Club.

He is survived by his wife, Pam Slung; son, Barth Slung; his parents, Marvin and Lois Slung; a sister, Melissa Allen (Jim); brother, Larry Slung (Cathy) of Orlando, FL; nieces, Rebecca Allen and Jennifer Bennett; nephew, Steven Bennett; parents-in-law, Herbert and Maurine Bennett; and brother-in-law, Steve Bennett (Ann).

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, April 17, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 1:00 PM Friday. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to The Temple or the American Heart Association.

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April 19, 2009 ~ 25 Nisan 5769

   Marcia Tarbis Tofteland passed away peacefully in Holland, MI on April 6, 2009. 

She was born in Louisville, KY on October 20, 1950, to Dr. Raymond and Rose Jaffe Tarbis.

Always involved in dance and theater, she was, as a child, part of the group of young dancers who performed at the opening of the WHAS Crusade for Children.  At age 10, she starred as Helen Keller in the Jewish Community Center production of THE MIRACLE WORKER.  Following graduation from high school, Marcia moved to New York to study at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theater, under the late Sanford Meisner.  While there, she studied dance and took classes conducted by the great Alvin Ailey.  Upon completion of her New York theater studies, Marcia returned to Louisville, graduating from the Kent School of Social Work and became a founding member of the Company Theater in New Albany, IN.  In 1977, she began working at Actors Theater of Louisville where Marcia held numerous positions:  Box Office Manager, Ticket Sales Director, Coordinator of the Humana Festival of New American Plays and Director of Community Relations. 

Marcia was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, forcing her early retirement from ATL.  As the illness progressed, she found alternative ways to make a contribution to a better world.  Using a voice-activated computer, when she could no longer type, Marcia became a founding columnist for the national monthly journal Real Living with Multiple Sclerosis.

Marcia was a passionate lover of nature.  She enjoyed the simple pleasures of spending time with her dogs and observing the beauty of the world around her.  A life long Democrat, Marcia spent many hours keeping up with current events and politics.  She was especially thrilled with the election of Barak Obama as President.

Marcia is survived by her son, Joshua Tarbis Tofteland of Norwalk, CT; her former husband, Curt L. Tofteland; his wife, Michelle Bombe; Michelle’s children, Michelle Alexandra Baer and Joseph Griffin Baer; her sister, Lois Epstein (Dr. Lee); nephew, Ryan Epstein (Stacy); niece, Elizabeth Cantrell (Tom); and great niece, Eleanor Tarbis Cantrell.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, April 19 at 2:00 P.M. at The Temple, 5101 U. S. Highway 42.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or Hosparus. 

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009 ~ 13 Nisan 5769

   Milton Brill, 94, died Saturday April 4, 2009. 

He was a graduate of Louisville Male High 1932 and the University of Louisville School of Pharmacy 1936. He was also a member of AZO, a professional pharmacy fraternity. He served in the United States Navy from 1942-1946, reaching the rank of first class pharmacist for the Hospital Corps where he participated in the South Pacific Campaign. He was a member of The Temple. Many in this community came to know Milton as the cofounder and co-owner, with his brother, Irvin Brill, of Brill Plaza Drugs, a longtime pharmacy fixture of Bardstown Road, located across from the Showcase Cinemas. 

He was predeceased by his daughter, Wendy J. Brill (1952-2005). 

He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Shirley J. Brill; his brother and sister-in-law, Irvin and Bernice Brill; sons and daughters-in-law, Sandy Brill and Terry Carley and David and Patricia Brill; and grandchildren, Robin Brill and Arielle Brill Lowd and Jacqueline Brill Paradis and Michael Brill. 

The family would also like to thank Phyllis Richards, his primary caregiver in his later years. 

A graveside service will be held at the Temple Cemetery on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. 

The family requests that donations be directed to the United Jewish Appeal and to Hosparus of Louisville, in lieu of flowers.

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Monday, April 6, 2009 ~ 12 Nisan 5769

   Ethel Chidell, 92, died Friday, April 3, 2009 in Franklin Township, New Jersey.

Mrs. Chidell was preceded in death by her husband, David Chidell, in 1977.

She is survived by her daughters, Tobie Parnett of Princeton, New Jersey and Deanie Yasner of New Hope, Pennsylvania; 4 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; a niece, Tobie Leah; and her devoted caregivers, Lana Kirilchuk & Rita Ferriols.

A 12 noon graveside service will be held at Agudath Achim Cemetery, 2737 Preston Highway, Monday, April 6, 2009.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009 ~ 7 Nisan 5769

   Ray Hummel, 96 died Monday, March 30, 2009 at Baptist Hospital East.

He was the former owner of Abrom Department Store, a member of both Keneseth Israel Congregation and Jewish Community Center.

Mr. Hummel was predeceased by his wife, Ann Hummel; parents, Louis and Sarah Hummel; brother, Bill Hummel; and sister, Jeanette Hummel.

His survivors are his son, Dennis Hummel (Judy) and granddaughters, Lauren Michelle and Emily Joyce Hummel.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM Wednesday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to either Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, Kentucky, 40205 or James Graham Brown Cancer Center, 529 S. Jackson Street, Louisville, Kentucky, 40202.

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March  2009


 

Friday, March 20, 2009 ~ 24 Adar 5769

   Dr. Irvin Goldstein, 92, died Wednesday morning at Jefferson Place.

While attending Male High School, Dr. Goldstein played both football and basketball.  In 1935, he was captain of the U of L freshman basketball team and went on to attend the University of Chicago Optometry School.  Dr. Goldstein practiced Optometry in Louisville for over 50 years, his last practice being at the corner of 5th and Liberty.

He was an Army veteran of WWII, a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun and their choir, the Jewish Community Center and he sang with the Silver Notes.

He is survived by his sons, Ronald Goldstein (Patti) and Stephen Jay Goldstein; grandchildren, Katie, Melissa, Allison, Dan (Carey) and Diane; and 4 great grandchildren.

His funeral will be held at 12 noon Friday, March 20, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Visitation begins at 11:00 A.M. Friday.

Expressions of sympathy may be given to your favorite charity.

 

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Sunday, March 15, 2009 ~ 19 Adar 5769

   Esther (Meisterman) Tobin, of Louisville, Kentucky, formerly of Springfield and Boston, entered Eternal Rest March 12, 2009. Devoted wife of the late Louis Tobin. Beloved mother of Sheryl Selby and Mitchell Tobin. Dear sister of Eva Schwartz-Barson, the late Morris Meisterman, Ida Epstein and Nadie Meisterman. Adored grandmother of Joshua Selby, Tracey Guerra and Noah Tobin. 

Services at the Goldman Funeral Chapel, 174 Ferry St., Malden, Massachusetts, on Sunday, March 15 at 12 Noon. Interment in Everett. 

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be donated to the Dana Farber, 10 Brookline Place West, Floor 6, Brookline, MA 02445 or the charity of one's choice.

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Monday, March 9, 2009 ~ 13 Adar 5769

   Alexandra Glans, 94, died Monday, March 9, 2009.  

Alexandra was a native of Belorussia, U.S.S.R., a survivor of World War II and a member of Anshei Sfard Congregation.

Mrs. Glans is survived by her daughter, Irina Markozen; her son, Mikhail Glans; sister, Sofia Krol of St. Louis, Missouri; 3 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.

 Her funeral service will be held at 3pm Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Anshei Sfard Congregation.  

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February  2009


 

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 ~ 1 Adar 5769

   Claire Loeb Judd, 93, of Louisville, died February 25, 2009.  

She is survived by her daughters, Naomi Counides of Payette, Idaho and Deborah Judd of Boston, Massachusetts; her grandson, Zak Counides; her son-in-laws, Mark Counides and Hank Keating; and devoted friends.  

Claire had a long and happy marriage with Frank Judd, who died in 1991.  She emigrated from Germany, in 1937, to escape from the Nazi regime, settling in New York, where she became a child and infants nurse and later worked with troubled adolescents.  She was active in both the Louisville community and Jewish organizations, including Hadassah and American Technion Society.  She was a devoted wife and mother, an avid gardener and lover of nature and a superb knitter and quilter.  She lived with integrity, thought deeply and read broadly.  She shared her experiences and ideas with those close to her. She was well loved by friends and family and will be greatly missed. 

There was a private memorial service.  

Donations in her memory may be given to The Healing Place, 1020 W. Market Street, Louisville, KY 40202 or to the American Technion Society, 55 E 59th St, NY 10022.

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Saturday, February 21, 2009 ~ 27 Shevat 5769

   Marvin L. Horelick, 87, died Saturday, February 21, 2009.

He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native, and lived in Wheeling West Virginia, before moving to Louisville in 1980.  Marvin was a veteran of World War II and past commander of Jewish War Veteran Post 718 in East Boros, in Pittsburgh. 

He is survived by his wife Retta of 60 years; sons, Eliot, Ben (Angela) of Apopka, Florida, Lee and Evan (Kimberley); and grandchildren, Marissa, Makenzie and Matthew of Apopka,  and Connor and Camden of Louisville.  

His funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at the funeral home, with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday.  

Expression of sympathy may be made to the Cincinnati Children's  Hospital Eosinophillie Research Department, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229.

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Thursday, February 19, 2009 ~ 25 Shevat 5769

   Stephen A. Yussman, 63, died Tuesday morning, February 17, 2009.

Stephen was a graduate of the University of Louisville Law School and a retired attorney.  He was a member of The Temple, National Council of Jewish Women – Louisville section and the Louisville Bar Association.

He was predeceased by his brothers, Stuart and Melvin Yussman.

Stephen is survived by his wife, Lorraine J. Abrams; son, Chad Yussman (Rebeccah Birken Yussman) of Los Angeles, CA; daughter, Dr. Susan (Shellie) Yussman (Edward Leva) of Rochester, NY; brother, Dr. Marvin Yussman (Renee); and 2 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 2:00 P.M. Thursday.

Expressions of sympathy in Stephen’s name may be made to The Temple, The American Heart Association or to National Council of Jewish Women – Louisville section. 

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009 ~ 23 Shevat 5769

   Gedaliy Gold, 94, died Monday, February 16, 2009 at Golden Living Center in St. Matthews.  

He is a member of The Temple.

Survivors include his sons, Yakov Gold and Moisey Gold; and two grandsons. 

A 3pm funeral will be held on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at the funeral home, with burial in the Temple Cemetery,  2716 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 2pm Tuesday afternoon.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple or to your favorite charity. 

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Tuesday, February 10, 2009 ~ 16 Shevat 5769

   Ellen Rosenberg, 82, died Sunday morning at her residence.  

She was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun.

Mrs.  Rosenberg was predeceased by her husband, Arnold J. Rosenberg and her son, Jerry Rosenberg.   

She is survived by her son, Mark (Kathy) Rosenberg;  brother, Farrell E. Salzman; her special friend, Aron Schwartz; and 3 grandchildren. 

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Thursday, February 12, 2009, at the funeral home, follow by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Visitation begins at 1 PM Thursday.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the donor’s favorite charity.

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Wednesday, February 4, 2009 ~ 10 Shevat 5769

   Lillian Roberts, 90, died Tuesday evening at Four Courts at Cherokee Park.
Born in Montreal, Canada, she grew up in New York City and later lived in North Tarrytown, NY for many years.  She moved to Louisville in 1991.
She was married to Murray C. Roberts for over 50 years.
She is survived by her sons: Andrew M. Roberts (Ann C.) of Louisville; and Jonathan Roberts (Trish), of Glenridge, NJ; two grandsons:  Daniel J. and Jeffrey A. Roberts of Louisville; a brother, Michael Perry (Harriet), of Highlands Falls, NY; as well as several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Murray, and her sisters, Rosalind Harrison, Ida Sillen and Katie Cohen.  
There will be a memorial service at The Temple on Sunday, February 8, 2009, at 2 PM, with visitation at 1:30 PM.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the donor's favorite charity.

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February 3, 2009 ~ 9 Shevat 5769

   Dora Miles, age 96, died January 31. She was born August 16,1912 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dora was the daughter of the late Sara and Hyman Klotz, the youngest of six siblings.  After the untimely death of her father, she went to work for Davison's Department Store.  She rose to the position of head buyer of ladies shoes and ready to wear.  One of her customers in the shoe department was Margaret Mitchell, Author of GONE WITH THE WIND.
On February 29, 1936 she married Herman (Hy) Miles obm, the love of her life for over 45 years.  After World War II, Dora and Hy moved to Terre Haute, Indiana, where they owned and operated Kor-X-All Company, an industrial cleaning supply wholesale business.  In 1998 Dora moved to Louisville.
Dora was both a passionate bridge player and basketball fan.
She was a member of the United Hebrew Congregation of Terre Haute, IN, Temple Shalom, National Council of Jewish Women and Hadassah.
She is survived by her son, Rabbi Stanley Miles (Sheilah Abramson-Miles); her grandchildren, Seth Eric Miles (Susan Trujillo) of Coral Gables, FL and Heather Miles-Harper (Shayne Harper).  Dora was also blessed with four great grandchildren: Ava-Riley Miles, Elijah Harper, Harrison and Eloise Miles. She is survived by loving nieces and nephew and new Louisville friends who meant so much to her.
The funeral will take place at Herman Meyer and Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue, Tuesday, February 3 at 1:00 PM.  The family will be at the funeral home after noon.  Burial will be at Cave Hill Cemetery, Temple Shalom section.
Shiva will be observed between 7-9 PM, Tuesday-Thursday at 1812 Kline Court.
The family asks that donations in her memory be made to the Rabbi's Discretionary Fund of Temple Shalom.

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January  2009


 

Monday, January 26, 2009 ~ 1 Shevat 5769

   Louise Welenken Barcus, 68, of Morrow Bay, California, passed away January 23, 2009 after a courageous battle with cancer.  

Louise spent her life in service to others as an occupational therapist.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Barcus and her parents, Harry and Adele Welenken.

Louise is survived by her brothers, Martin (Alice) and Arthur (Penny) Welenken; her nephew and niece, Eric Welenken and Nikki Russman; their children, Lilli and Harrison Russman and Gregory Welenken; and by her many loving friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Hosparus.  

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Monday, January 26, 2009 ~ 1 Shevat 5769

   Catherine Flesch Levy passed away January 24, 2009.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius Levy.

She Is survived by Dorothy Pollei (Otto), Muriel D. Flesch (Dorothea), Barbara Smoot (Charlie); 3 nieces, 1 nephew; 5 great nieces; 4 great nephews.

All services will be private.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

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January 23, 2009 ~ 27 Tevet 5769

   Ilya Gelshteyn, 89, died Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at Baptist Hospital East.

He was a native of the Ukraine and a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard.

Mr. Gelshteyn is survived by his daughter, Slava Nedelin (Zakhariy); son, Marat Vinno of Boston, MA; and grandsons, Demitry Nedelin (Alisha) of Omaha, NE and Yuriy Yavlinsky (Kathy) of Manchester, NH.  

Funeral services will be 12 noon Friday, January 23, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 721 Locust Lane.  Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM Friday.

Expressions of sympathy maybe made to the Senior Adult Department at the Jewish Community Center or to Congregation Anshei Sfard.

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January 18, 2009 ~ 22 Tevet 5769

  Jeanette Shaikun Rosenberg, 98, died Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at Four Courts.

She was the former owner of Kiddie Kastle.  She was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Hadassah, National Council of Jewish Women-Louisville Section, Jewish Hospital Guild and The Jewish Community Center.

She is survived by her son,  Dr. Kenny Rosenberg (Sherry);  5 grandchildren:  Alan Burcope (Janet), Robert Rosenberg, Peggy Moore (Rob), Abbe Sewell (Brian), and Pam Jackson (Keith); and 7 great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be held Sunday, January 18, 2009, at 1 PM at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue, with visitation beginning at noon.  Interment will follow at Keneseth Israel Cemetery.

Donations may be directed to the donor’s favorite charity.

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January 8, 2009 ~ 12 Tevet 5769

Marian Igra, 91, died Thursday morning, January 8, 2009 at Jewish Hospital.

Marian worked for Frito-Lay until his retirement.  He was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy Igra, in 2007.

Mr. Igra is survived by his daughter, Halina Dyamant; grandson, Herman Praszkier of St. Louis, MO; and great grandchildren, Richard and Dorey Praszkier of St. Louis.

A graveside service will be held at 1 P.M. on Sunday at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.

Donations in Marian’s memory may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun. 

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January 4, 2009 ~ 8 Tevet 5769

   Harriet Goldsmith, the founder of Dan's Pawn Shop, 81, of Louisville, passed away Thursday, January 1, 2009She was the former Harriet Cohen, and a Louisville native. A philanthropist, Harriet spent 24 years volunteering at the Jewish Community Center, where she taught water exercise class and was an active member for 50 years.  In 1997, she received “The Volunteer of the Year award for her outstanding contributions to the center.  In fact, she met her husband, the late Dan Goldsmith, at the old Y M H A on Second Street, the JCC's forerunner, 60 years ago. Together they co-founded Dan's Pawn Shop, at 18th and Broadway, were married over 51 years and had three sons.  The oldest, Martin, now deceased, Gus Goldsmith, owner of Action Loan Company and Dr. Ivan Goldsmith, an internist and pediatrician in Las Vegas, NevadaIn addition to being active in the Jewish Community she was a lifetime member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, a lifetime member of its sisterhood, and a lifetime member of Hadassah an Mizrachi (Amit Women).  She was also a member of the National Council of Jewish Women. Her many involvements in the community did not keep Harriet from spending her afternoons working at her son Gus’ business, Action Loan Co., along side her grandsons, Martin and Blake.  

Harriet was preceded in death by her husband, Dan Goldsmith; her son, Martin Goldsmith; her brother, Stanley Cohen; and her sister, Margie Speier. 

She is survived by a sister, Maureen Kommor; sons, Gus Goldsmith and Dr. Ivan Goldsmith; daughter-in-law, Mona Goldsmith; former daughter-in-law, Karen Goldsmith; and five grandchildren, Martin, Blake, Tiffany , Isabella and Danielle. 

She was an outstanding wife, mother, sister, and friend and will be missed by anyone who had the chance to know her.

Her funeral will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, January 4, 2009, at the funeral home with burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Sunday.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Martin J. Goldsmith, Keneseth Israel Preschool, 2531 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY 40205.

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December  2008


 

Friday, December 19, 2008 ~ 22 Kislev 5769

   Paul Weiser, 89, died Thursday, December 18, 2008 at Jewish Hospital.  

He owned and operated Weiser’s Grocery and was an active member of Congregation Anshei Sfard and the Jewish Community Center. 

 He was preceded in death by his wife Dora and his sons Dale and Hyman Weiser.

Paul is survived by many loving and caring nieces and nephews.

His funeral service will be held Friday, December 19, 2008 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with burial in Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 721 Locust Lane. Visitation will begin at 12 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Anshei Sfard.

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Thursday, December 11, 2008 ~ 14 Kislev 5769

   Syrl "Babe" Wolfson Cohen died Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at Baptist Hospital East.

Born and raised in Louisville, she moved to Richmond, VA after her marriage to Marvin Cohen in 1955. She and her husband opened and operated Eton Ltd., a Men’s and Boy’s clothing store, until its closure in the 1990’s.  After her husband’s death in 2007, she moved back to Louisville, where she resided at Parr’s at Springhurst. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Cohen of Coatsville, PA and siblings Miriam Wolfson Cohen and Norman Wolfson.

She is survived by her nephews, Ed Cohen and Alan Cohen; and niece, Kathy Wolfson.

Many thanks to the caring and loving caregivers and friends of Parr’s at Springhurst and Baptist Hospital East Palliative Care Unit. 

A 2:30pm graveside service will be held at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway, Thursday, December 11, 2008.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to:

 Jewish Community Federation of Louisville
 3630 Dutchman’s Lane
Louisville, Kentucky 40205 


Hosparus of Louisville
3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive
Louisville, Kentucky 40205

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Tuesday, December 16, 2008 ~ 19 Kislev 5769

   Reva S. Newman, 88, died Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at her residence.  

Mrs. Newman was a founding member of Temple Shalom.

She is survived by her sister, Patricia Edelstein; her nieces, Rita Steinberg (Larry) and Lucy Edelstein; and nephew, Alex Edelstein.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at Temple Shalom, 4615 Lowe Road, followed by burial in Cave Hill Cemetery.  Visitation begins at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday at Temple Shalom.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to:

Hosparus of Louisville
3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive
Louisville, Kentucky 40205


Boys And Girls Club of Kentuckiana
1519 Story Avenue
Louisville, Kentucky 40206


Temple Shalom
4615 Lowe Road
Louisville, Kentucky 40220

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Wednesday, December 3, 2008 ~ 6 Kislev 5769

   Steven Marc Rubin, 55, died Sunday, November 30, 2008.

He was the General Manager of Gold’s Jewelers & Pawn in Jeffersonville, Indiana for over 25 years. He was also a member of St. George Masonic Lodge # 239 F& AM.

He is predeceased by his mother, Florence Rubin.

He is survived by his father, Sidney (Ruthie) Rubin; brother, Jeff Gumer; and longtime friends, Mark Talley and Jill Harrod.

Steven's funeral will be 11:00am Thursday, December 4, 2008, at the funeral home, with burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway. Visitation will begin at 10:00am Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the donor's favorite charity.

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November  2008


 

November 28, 2008 ~ 1 Kislev 5768

   

Doris Lee Rodde Schneider passed away on September 20, 2008 in Monterey, California.

Doris was born March 12, 1910 in Louisville, Kentucky to Samuel and Bertha Rodde.  She was married to Bernard Schneider, M.D. who preceded her in death in 1973, Bernard was an Obstetrician in Louisville for 30 years.
She lived in Louisville until age 88, when she moved to Wilmington, North Carolina with her son and daughter-in law for 4 years. In 2004 she moved to Monterey, California to live near her daughter, Lynn Schneider Morris.

Doris is survived by one son, Dr. Barry R. Schneider; daughter-in-law, Brenda of Palmetto, Florida; one daughter, Lynn Morris; son-in-law, Sidney of Carmel Valley, California; five grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. 

A memorial service will be held at 10AM on Friday, November 28, 2008 at the funeral home, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 9:30AM Friday.   

In lieu of flowers, please utilize either The Temple or the Hospice Foundation, 20 Ragsdale Drive, # 260, Monterey, CA 93940.

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Monday, November 24, 2008 ~ 26 Heshvan

   Carol F. Tracht, of Las Vegas, Nevada, passed away Sunday, November 23, 2008 at Kindred Hospital in Louisville.  

She is survived by her husband, Bernard Tracht; her daughter, Sue Levy Bodine (David); grandsons, Jacob and Ben Levy; and step grandsons, Stephen and Jonathan Bodine.  

1 P.M. funeral on Sunday, November 30, 2008 at the funeral home. Visitation will begin at 12 noon Sunday.  

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Home of the Innocents. 

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Monday, November 24, 2008 ~ 26 Heshvan 5769

   Fred Reininger, 80, died Friday, November 21, 2008, at Four Courts Senior Center.
He was a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard.
His wife, Diza, preceded him in death.  
Mr. Reininger is survived by his friend, Mark Weiss.
A 3:30 P.M. graveside service will be held on Monday, November 24, 2008 at the Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 721 Locust Lane.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Anshei Sfard. 

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008 ~ 20 Heshvan 5769

   Phillip "Petie" Myer Berman M.D., 68, of Northbrook, Illinois , formerly of Louisville, died Saturday, November 15, 2008.

He was a graduate of Atherton High School, Vanderbilt University and University of Louisville School of Medicine.  

He was predeceased by his parents, Alex and Edith Berman and a  son, Joseph Berman .

He is survived by his wife, Alissa , a daughter, Jennifer (Patrick Hunnius) Berman; a sister, Esther (Robert) Banashek; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Linda and Larry Rosenthal; and grandchildren:  Alexandra Camille and Tea Josephine Hunnius.  He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, family and friends.

A funeral  was held in Chicago. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Association, National Center, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas 75231 or donor's favorite charity.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008 ~ 20 Heshvan 5769

   Doris B. Morris, 90, died Monday, November 17, 2008. 

She is the widow of S. I. Morris.

 She is survived by her sons, Max Morris and Harry (Susan) Morris; three grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

A private funeral will be held in Lexington, Kentucky on Tuesday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexander Drive, Lexington, KY 40504 or to the charity of your choice.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008 ~ 20 Heshvan 5769

   
Jonathan Albert Merenbloom
, 19, died Saturday night, November 15, 2008 at his home.

He was a member of The Temple.

Jonathan’s mother, Bev Merenbloom, preceded him death.

He is survived by his father, Paul Merenbloom; grandfather, Carl S. Merenbloom; uncle, Bruce Merenbloom of Raleigh, North Carolina; and aunts, Deborah Braverman of Richmond, Virginia and Jill Roth of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 P.M. Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at the funeral home, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 2:30 P.M. Tuesday.

Donations in Jonathan’s name may be made to one of the following: 

Jonathan's B’nai Tzedek Fund at The Jewish Community Federation, 3630 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40205; 
The Temple, 5101 U. S. Highway 42, Louisville, Kentucky 40241; 
or 
to the charity of your choice.

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Friday, November 14, 2008 ~ 16 Heshvan 5769

   Ann Phillips Friedman, 72 passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2008.

She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Ann and her husband moved to Louisville from Toledo, OH in March 1964.  Upon her arrival in Louisville, Ann immediately became involved in The Temple (Adath Israel).  She was a Past President of The Temple Sisterhood (1984), was on the Temple Board of Directors, headed the Family Concerned Committee (Caring Committee), was on the Chavurat Shaom Board, on the Friendly Visitor Committee and interviewed Temple members for oral histories.  

Ann and her co-chair developed a State of the Art archives, second only to Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati.  

Ann obtained her Bachelor Degree in Social Work from Spalding University in 1989.  She then received her Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville in 1990.  

In 1990, she was Aging Services Coordinator at the JFVS until her retirement in December 1997.  After her retirement, Ann served on the Board of Directors of the Agency.  Ann served on numerous advisory boards including:  Senior Companion Advisory Board, Commission on Aging (Federation), Life Span Program Council and Spalding School of Social Work Advisory Board.  She served as a delegate to the 1995 Governor’s Conference for Older Kentuckians and participated in a citywide planning group convened by Mayor Abramson in developing the city’s policy on aging.  She is well known throughout the Jewish and general communities for her expertise in the aging field and her skill in providing training on relevant topics and in counseling seniors and their family members.  

Ann was also a lifetime member of NCJW – Louisville Section.  Ann served on NCJW’s Nearly New Council, was Vice President of Community Services, Vice President of Administration and was Co-chairman of Collectors Corner at Nearly New Shop.

Ann’s family was a founding family of The Temple, formerly Adath Israel.  Her great – great grandfather, Abraham Tandler, was the first president of The Temple (Adath Israel).  Isaac Mayer Wise, founder of Reform Judaism in the United States was her great – great Uncle.  

Ann was preceded in death by her parents, P. Elias Phillips and Anita Murr Phillips, and her brother, Robert Murr Phillips.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Robert; sons, Robert Friedman Jr. of Phoenix, AZ and Richard Friedman (Meredith) of Northbrook, IL; daughter, Dr. Beth Seidel (Jonathan) of Atlanta, GA; and granddaughters, Carly and Josie Friedman of Northbrook, IL, Abby and Sarah Seidel of Atlanta, GA and Ashlee Friedman of Kailua, HI.

The funeral will be held at 2 P.M. Friday, November 14, 2008 in the Waller Chapel of The Temple, 5101 U. S. Highway 42.  Visitation will begin at 1 P.M. Friday at The Temple.

Expressions of sympathy in Mrs. Friedman’s name may be made to The Temple Archives Fund or the charity of your choice.  

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008 ~ 13 Heshvan 5769

   Evan Howard Silverstein passed away from a heart attack on November 9, 2008. 
He was a 1984 graduate of Atherton High School, a 1989 graduate of the University of Kentucky and for ten years was a senior reporter for the Presbyterian News Service.

Evan is survived by his parents, Mark and Nanette Silverstein; a sister, Betsy Prussian (Mark); nieces Dana and Dorrie Prussian; as well as many friends.

The funeral service will be held at 2PM Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at the funeral home, with burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Visitation will begin at 12:30 PM Tuesday.

Memorial donations may be made to the Margaret S. March Fund at Adath Jeshurun Preschool or to the charity of your choice.

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November 7, 2008 ~ 9 Heshvan 5769

   Arthur Hess Fleischaker, Louisville retailer and civic leader, died at 9:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6    at Jefferson Place. He was 84.

A native of Louisville, Mr. Flesichaker was the son of the late Fred and Fanny (Hess) Fleischaker. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lucille Fleischaker Frank and Miss Julia Fleischaker.

Mr. Fleischaker grew up in the family home on Boulevard Napoleon and on the Fleischaker Farm on Westport Road. He went to Belknap School, Highland Junior High School and Male High, Louisville and played childhood football for the Rugby School, then at Douglass Boulevard and Bardstown Road. He attended Indiana University for a business degree and was in what he always said was “the class of ’46 that graduated in ’48” due to WWII. He served in the U.S. Army, was in battle in North Africa and marched into Rome to liberate it from Mussolini. He was decorated three times and received two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star for bravery, the latter given for single-handedly capturing several prisoners, according to the commendation he received.

Upon discharge in 1945, he was, as his mother often repeated, “a good boy” who returned to Indiana University to finish studies interrupted by the war, and he graduated. As a student he met and fell in love with Rosa Lee Flexner, a native of Kansas, and they were married in 1948. 

He was very proud to say he was “a retailer” when asked his profession and was co-owner and corporate secretary of Hess Furniture, which owned Allied, Hess, Great Western, Weis Furniture and The Hermitage Furniture until he retired in 1978.

Following that, for over a quarter century he served with the Louisville Chapter of Red Cross on their emergency disaster teams, and was a Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) volunteer as well for over 25 years --- serving as chapter president of the Louisville chapter for a term as well.  He also volunteered with the Jewish Family & Vocational Service and helped operate their warehouse, which assisted arriving Soviet Jews, and later Vietnamese, resettling to the Louisville area. 

He served on the board of The Temple as well as its Men’s Club and Worship Committee and with his wife as leaders in the Couples Club at Brith Sholom prior to it’s merger with Adath Israel. He and his wife, Rosa Lee, who expired in 1993, also helped create The Temple’s Senior University program, and he was a member of the luncheon group, The Romeos.

In his later years, he enjoyed the company of Shirlee Baron, who survives him. He is the father of Ted Fleischaker, of Indianapolis; his partner, Ivan Howard, of Indianapolis; and of Kay Ann Fleischaker, of Ocala, Fla.

Graveside services will be at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, November 10, 2008, with visitation at the funeral home, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. 

The family requests no flowers, but asks that donations go to The Temple or Red Cross.

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October  2008


 

October 30, 2008 ~ 1 Heshvan 5769

   Harold Burroughs, age 93,  formerly of Austin died Thursday, October 30, 2008.
Harold was born June 19, 1915 in Faribault the Glen and Mary Burroughs.  He moved to Austin at an early age, grew up in Austin and graduated from Austin High School in 1934.  Harold worked a few years for Griggs Cooper, then Hormel Foods and retired after 36 years.
     Harold served in WWII and spent three and a half years overseas under Patton's 3rd Army.  He was a member of the 4th Armored Division in combat for five months.  As an instructor of French troops he was awarded the French Alpine Hunting Horn and the French Croix Grau.  His other decorations include the Bronze Star and Cluster, the Purple Heart with Cluster, ETO Ribbons, plus three major battle stars.  Harold stayed in the Reserve following the war and rose to the rank of Lt. Col.  He retired in 1976.
     On September 27, 1942 he was united in marriage to Dorothy M. Heimsness in Rossville, Georgia.  They had one son, Richard Owen Burroughs.  In 1999 Harold moved to Louisville, Kentucky where he lived with his son and daughter-in-law.  He lived there until his death.
     Harold was a lifetime member of the American Legion and the Elks.  He also belonged to an Army Reserve Unit, the Lions Club and was a member of the Legion Drum Corps.  He served on the Austin Library Board, the Parks and Recreation Board and the Austin Country Club.
     Survivors include his son, Richard "Doc" (Barbara) Burroughs, Louisville, KY; two granddaughters, Mary Beth, Sumter, SC, Angie, Chicago, IL; two step-grandchildren, Robert Richard, Mission, KS, Chris Clark, Sacramento, CA; nieces and nephews.
     He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy, on May 3, 1998; his parents; a brother, William; a sister, Hazel; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Knoble, Mr. and Mrs. James O. Smith, Wilbur and Anne Heimsness, Ruth Knoble, Catherine Burroughs, and Mr. and Mrs. George Dugan.
     Funeral services and interment were held Monday, November 3, 2008 in Austin.
     In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Hosparus of Louisville, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive, Louisville, KY, 40205-3224.

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October 24, 2008 ~ 25 Tishrei 5769

   Marjorie Chudacoff, 82, died Tuesday evening, October 21, 2008.
Marjorie was a retired school teacher, a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation and its sisterhood.

She is survived by her son, Jimmy Chudacoff; her brother, Myles Davidson (Sara); sister-in-law, Sandra Davidson; her granddaughter, Charlene Kaye Chudacoff; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A 2:30pm graveside service will be held on Friday, October 24, 2008 at the Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Visitation will be held on Thursday evening from 5pm until 9pm at the funeral home. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the WHAS Crusade  for  Children, P. O. Box 1100, Louisville, KY 40201.

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October 16, 2008 ~ 18 Tishrei 5769

   Stephen N. Goodman ,76,died Thursday evening, October 16, 2008 at Jewish Hospital, surrounded by his family.

Steve was born in Brooklyn in 1932 to the late Ruth and Edward Goodman.  As a boy, he developed a love for baseball and musical theater, and briefly considered a career as a lyricist.  A remnant of that dream showed itself throughout his life in his love of wordplay and, unfortunately, puns.  He served in the Army as a First Lieutenant before attending law school at Cornell, and it was when he was stationed at Fort Knox that he met his life-long love and future wife, Betty Byck, on a blind date.  They were married in 1957, and had three children, on whom he doted all his life, and who doted right back.  From 1958 to 1991, Steve was a senior executive, ultimately president, of Byck's, Louisville's finest women's clothing store at the time.  After it closed, he initiated a new career as an investment advisor, eventually establishing Goodman Associates.  He built it into a successful investment management firm, combining his abiding fascination with mutual funds with a sincere commitment to the welfare of his clients.  Over the years, Steve also served on the Boards of several civic organizations including the Louisville Orchestra, Adath Israel, Louisville Public Radio, but his deepest commitment of this kind was to Jewish Hospital, on whose board he served continuously since 1980, including a term as Chairman from 1990 to 1993.  He was known for his humor, optimism, and genuine kindness by family and friends, and loved to host groups or them at his backyard pool during the summer.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Goodman; his children, Eric Goodman (Sharon), Sally Whitchurch (Todd), and Jennifer Kaplan (Jim); his brother, Tony Goodman (Maribeth); his brothers-in-law Jack Shapero and Dann Byck; and his ten grandchildren: Sylvia, Aaron, and Judy Goodman; Haley and Tyler Whitchurch; Chris and Katie Walker; Alec, J.J., and Elle Kaplan.

The funeral will be held on Monday, October 20, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at The Temple, 5101 US Hwy 42, preceded by a visitation at 12:30.

Expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of donations to The Jewish Hospital Foundation or The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

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October 19,2008 ~ 20 Tishrei 5769

   Eliott Goldstein, 55,  died Thursday, October 16, 2008.

He is survived by his mother, Maxine Goldstein.

His funeral will be a graveside service at Anshei Sfard Cemetery, Monday, October 20, 2008 at 3:30 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

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October 19, 2008 ~ 20 Tishrei 5769

   Henry S. Frank, 84, of Boca Raton, FL, died Thursday, October 16, 2008.

Mr. Frank was born in Germany and moved to Louisville at the age of 12.  He was the retired president of Rosalco Inc., which he founded in 1949.  Mr. Frank was an Army veteran of WWII, past president of B’nai Brith and past chairman of Kentucky Israel Bonds and Major Gifts Division of UJC.  He was also a past member of the Board of Directors for Kentucky Council of Economic Education; Jewish Community Federation; and the Jewish Community Center.  Mr. Frank was a volunteer with United Way; Junior Achievement; National Council of Christians & Jews; and was a member of The Temple.

He is survived by his wife, Elaine; children, Joanne Stein (Bob) of Silver spring, MD; son, Norton Frank (Marcia); and Julie Ensign (Jim); brothers, Helm Frank (Emmeline) and Werner Frank (Leba); grandchildren, Jeff Stein (Esti), Margaret Levy (Andrew), Emily Lichtman (David), Daniel and Sarah Ensign; and great grandchildren, Gabriel and Simon Stein and Max and Zoey Levy.

The funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 19, 2008 at the funeral home, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the charity of your choice.

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Thursday, October 16, 2008 ~ 17 Tishrei 5769

   Sylvia Y. Hyman, 90, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 12, 2008. 
She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was also a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun. 
She was predeceased by her husband, Sherill Hyman, to whom she was married for 60 years. 
She is survived by her sons, Dr. John A. Hyman of Louisville, Terry A. Hyman (Bette) of Orlando, FL; her grandchildren, Seth Hyman (Liz), Brooklyn, NY, Cory Benjamin (Kristin) of Los Angeles, CA; and a host of nieces and nephews. 
Her funeral will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, October 16, 2008, at the funeral home, with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery. Visitation will begin after 1 p.m. Thursday. 
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun in her memory.

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Monday, October 13, 2008

   Edward Saag , 84, died Saturday evening at his home.  
Edward was an alumnus of Male High School.  He was a World War II veteran in the European theater and recipient of the Purple Heart.  He was an entrepreneur of several businesses, including construction, movie theaters, and the lighting industry.  He served on the board of Jewish Hospital, and was co-founder and President of the National Association of Independent Lighting Distributors.  He was a member of The Temple and Standard Country Club.
He was predeceased by his parents, David and Lela, and his brother, Henry.
Edward is survived by Elaine, his wife of 60 years, his daughters Terry (Dr. Gary) Herman and Barbara (Greg) Nefouse; his son Dr. Michael (Amy) Saag Bham; his brother James (Gloria) Saag; his grandchildren Jill H. (Mark) Griffin, Lindsey H. (David) Grossman, David and Jeffrey Nefouse, Andrew, Harry and Julie Saag; and by his great-grandson Elijah Griffin.
His funeral will be held Monday, October 13, 2008, at 3 PM, with visitation at 1:30 PM at The Temple.  Interment will follow in The Temple Cemetery.

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Monday, October 13, 2008

   Sylvia Waller, formerly Sylvia Steinberg, died Saturday, October 11, 2008.  

Mrs. Waller was a native of Memphis, Tennessee, the wife of the late Dr. Herbert Waller and a member of The Temple, The Temple Sisterhood and the National Council of Jewish Women – Louisville Section.

She is survived by her son, Dr. David Waller (Dr. Barbara Chasen Waller) and granddaughters, Amy Waller and Nancy Waller Orlowski (Scott), all of whom reside in Dallas, Texas.

The funeral service for Mrs. Waller will be held at 11 A.M. Monday, October 13, 2008, in The Waller Chapel at The Temple, 5101 U.S. Highway 42. Visitation will begin at 10 A.M. Monday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations, in Mrs. Waller’s name, to the Rabbi Herbert S. Waller Chapel Fund at The Temple.

 

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Saturday, October 4, 2008 ~ 5 Tishrei 5769

   Marcus Cohen died in Texas.
All funeral services will be held out of town. 

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008 ~ 8 Tishrei 5769

   
Charles Allen Hertzman
, 87, of Louisville, passed away Saturday, October 4, 2008.

He was a graduate of Male High School and attended the University of Louisville before enlisting in the army during his senior year.

He served as a major in the United States Army during World War II.  He was a lifelong entrepreneur, owning numerous businesses including the Radcliff Department Store in Radcliff, KY, a Days Inn Hotel in Elizabethtown, Ky, as well as being a franchisee of several restaurant chains including Jerry’s, Lott’s, Long John Silver’s and Rally’s.  He  served on the advisory boards of Jerry’s Restaurants and Long John Silver’s. 

He was a former Chairman of the Kentucky State Fairboard, appointed by Governor John Y. Brown, Jr.  He was also a former Chairman of Jewish Hospital and served more than thirty years on its board of directors.  He was a lifelong member of The Temple and Standard Country Club and a member of The Lakes Country Club in Palm Desert, CA.  His passions included golf, reading, spending time with his grandchildren, and philanthropy to such organizations as Jewish Hospital, Jewish Community Federation and Metro United Way.  He leaves a legacy as an astute businessman with the highest reputation for personal integrity, honesty and fairness.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alex and Rebecca Hertzman and his brother, Robert Hertzman (Cece).

He is survived by his wife, Ann Rosenbaum Hertzman; his children, Joe Hertzman, Allen Hertzman (Michelle) and Jill Hertzman Prolman (David); his stepchildren, Jeff Meltzer (Jill) and John Meltzer; by his grandchildren, Nick Hertzman, Julie Hertzman, Rachel Hertzman, Alec Hertzman, Rebecca Prolman, Andy Prolman, Hailey Hertzman, Dana Meltzer, Michael Meltzer, Adam Meltzer, Virginia Meltzer and Leah Meltzer; and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank his loving wife, Ann Hertzman, for her loving and devoted care through the many years.

The funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at The Temple, 5101 U. S. Highway 42, with burial to follow in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday at The Temple and from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the home of Joe Hertzman at 4321 Barbour Lane.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation, the Jewish Community Federation or to The Temple.

 

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October 5, 2008 ~ 6 Tishrei 5769

   Abraham Amchin, Ph.D., 84, died Saturday, October 4, 2008, at Four Courts Senior Center. 

After serving with the 36th Division, 142 Infantry Unit in World War II, he was a child psychologist in Syosset, NY, as well as in private practice. He was adjunct professor at Adelphi and Hofstra Universities. Abe was a friend to many in Louisville, after living in Florida for six years. He was born and raised in New York City and lived most of his adult life in Farmingdale, NY. 

He was an active resident leader at Four Courts Senior Center, working with the staff in various volunteer capacities. He was a lover of the arts and the author of a book entitled Apples and Oranges. 

He lost his beloved wife, Rita, to complications from scleroderma in 2005. 

He is survived by his sons, Dr. Jess Amchin and his wife, Lori, Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Robert Amchin and his wife, Deb; and six grandchildren, Ron, Daniel, Shirin, Benjamin, Miriam and Arielle. 

His funeral was held yesterday. Shiva will be held Monday and Tuesday at Robert's home at 7 p.m. 

Memorial gifts may be directed to The Myositis Association, 1233 20th St., NW, #402, Washington, DC 20036 or to the donor's favorite charity.

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September  2008


 

September 24, 2008 ~ 24 Elul 5768

  
Lucy Byck Shapero, 76, died at her home early Wednesday morning, September 24, 2008, following a long illness.  

She was born May 4, 1932 in Louisville, the daughter of the late Dann C. Byck and Mary Helen Byck.  She was a distinguished woman of arts and letters, a devoted wife, a caring mother and a community servant. Mrs. Shapero was a graduate of Kentucky Home School and Bennington College and was well known for her community service.

She was past president of the Woman’s Association of the Louisville Orchestra and she served as president of Hospice of Louisville (Hosparus), during the organization’s formative years.   She worked diligently to advance the causes of equal rights during the 1960’s and was a fierce and implacable advocate for open housing laws.   She was a member of the Temple in Louisville.  For many years, Mrs. Shapero worked as a business assistant to her good friend and colleague, the late sculptor Barney Bright.  

The last half of her life was marked by a courageous battle against the effects of metastatic breast cancer, a disease that first afflicted her in her late 30s.  Mrs. Shapero collaborated with Dr. Anthony Goodman on a book about fighting breast cancer, “Never Say Die,” published by Appleton-Century-Crofts in 1980.

Mrs. Shapero is survived by her husband of 54 years, Jack Shapero; daughter, Cathy Dreszer (Moises); sons, Rob Shapero and Ken Shapero (Dianne Aprile); and by her grandchildren, Sara Dreszer, Robbie Clay Shapero and Joshua Shapero.   She also is survived by her brother, Dann Byck, Jr.;her sister, Betty Goodman; brother in law, Steve Goodman; and her nieces and nephews, Dann Byck, III, Amy Byck, Peter Byck, Sally Whitchurch, Jennifer Kaplan and Eric Goodman.

A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Friday, September 26, 2008 at The Temple, 5101 U.S. Highway 42.  Visitation will begin at 1pm Friday at The Temple. 

Expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of gifts to Hosparus of Louisville or to The Temple.

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September 23, 2008 ~ 23 Elul 5768

   Alfred Block, 97, died Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at Oaklawn.
He was the former owner of the U.S. Dollar stores. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of The Temple, Jewish Community Center, Mississippi State University Alumni Association, The Retired officers association and retired member of S.C.O.R.E. and Rotary International. 
He is survived by two daughters, Corliss Block, of Saugerties, New York and Garry Johnson, of Pekin, Indiana; three grandchildren, Abbe Sewell (Brian), Bobby Rosenberg and Jonah Johnson; two great-grandchildren, Hunter and Ashleigh Sewell. 
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

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September 23, 2008 ~ 23 Elul 5768

   Nellie May Drautman, 100, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 23, 2008.

She attended Wellesley College, was president of the Kentuckiana Girl Scouts Council and was active in many civic organizations.  She was an expert seamstress and made clothes for all of her grandchildren while teaching them the art of going after their dreams.  She loved playing bridge, traveling the world, sports, lively conversation and being with family and friends.

For the past eight years, she lived at Jefferson Manor, where she happily celebrated her 100th birthday last March.  She was well cared for by the staff and enjoyed many visitors.  She lived a good life and will be missed.

She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Drautman.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan Berman; brother, Eugene Straus (Barbara); grandchildren, Lynn Herring (Alan), Salli Coleman (Joel), Ellen Berman; and six great grandchildren, Kate and Emily Herring, Evan, Matthew and Eliza Coleman and Max Moskowitz.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, September 28, 2008 at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Visually Impaired Preschool (VIPS), 1906 Goldsmith Lane, Louisville, KY 40218 or to the charity of your choice.

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September 20, 2008 ~ 20 Elul 5768

   

Doris Lee Rodde Schneider passed away on September 20, 2008 in Monterey, California.

Doris was born March 12, 1910 in Louisville, Kentucky to Samuel and Bertha Rodde.  She was married to Bernard Schneider, M.D. who preceded her in death in 1973, Bernard was an Obstetrician in Louisville for 30 years.
She lived in Louisville until age 88, when she moved to Wilmington, North Carolina with her son and daughter-in law for 4 years. In 2004 she move to Monterey, California to live near her daughter, Lynn Schneider Morris.

Doris is survived by one son, Dr. Barry R. Schneider; daughter-in-law, Brenda of Palmetto, Florida; one daughter, Lynn Morris; son-in-law, Sidney of Carmel Valley, California; five grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. 

A memorial service will be held in Louisville at a future date. 

In lieu of flowers, please utilize the Hospice Foundation, 20 Ragsdale Drive, # 260, Monterey, CA 93940.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008 ~ 17 Elul 5768

   Aleksandra Royt, 88, died Tuesday, September 16, 2008.  
She was a native of Russia and a retired medical doctor.  
She is survived by her son, Pavel Sulyevich and grandson, Alex.  
A graveside service was held at The Temple Cemetery.  

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Friday, September 19, 2008 ~ 19 Elul 5768

   Rowena A. Matlow, 72, died Sunday, September 14, 2008. 
She was a retired customer service teller with National City Bank. 
Survivors include her husband, Ken Matlow; six children; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. 
We will assemble at the Broadway entrance of Cave Hill Cemetery at 1:45 p.m. Friday, before proceeding to the graveside for a 2 p.m. service. 
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the S.P.C.A.

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Sunday, September 14, 2008 ~ 14 Elul 5768

  Marcia L. Fine, 70, died Friday, September 12, 2008.

She was a sales associate with both Bycks and Embrys and was the owner of “Fine By Me.”  She was a member of The Temple and National Council of Jewish Women – Louisville section.

She is survived by her husband, Gerald Fine; daughters, Halle Fine Nussbaum, Marla Feinstein of Houston, TX and Missy Rottner (Michael) of Atlanta, GA; eight grandchildren; and sepcial friends, Regina Thorton and Annette Reves.

Her funeral service will be held at 2:30pm on Sunday, September 14, 2008 at the funeral home, with burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 1:00pm Sunday.

The family will be sitting at the home of Halle Fine Nussbaum.

Expressions of sympathy may be given to:

 Laurie Altman Kupferman Education Fund
c/o
Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's Foundation
200 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, Kentucky 40202

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Thursday, September 11, 2008 ~ 11 Elul 5768

   Ronald R. Snyder, 75, died Monday, September 8, 2008 at Jewish Hospital.  He was the son of the late Mendel and Anna Snyder.  Ronnie was the former owner of both Harpring Hardware and Illinois Shade of Kentucky.  He was also a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Congregation Anshei Sfard, Jewish Community Center, B’nai B’rith, 3X Past Master of St. George Masonic Lodge #239 F&AM, Scottish Rite, Kosair Shrine Temple, Odom Club and Coinvest II investment club.

He is survived by his wife, Carole Meyers Snyder; children, Ann and Sam Benator, Bruce and Kate Snyder, Sara Yamin, and Rick and Jennifer Yamin; and grandchildren, Asher and Jason Benator and Reid and Bryce Yamin.

The funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, September 11, 2008 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to either: 

Easter Seals of Louisville
9810 Bluegrass Pkwy
Louisville, KY 40299


Jewish Hospital &
St. Mary's Foundation,
Specialized Care Unit
200 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, Kentucky 40202


the charity of your choice

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Sunday, September 7, 2008 ~ 7 Elul 5768

   Roselynne Pookman Goldstein,  84, of Greenville, South Carolina, died Wednesday, September 3, 2008.  

Born March 13, 1924 in Louisville to the late Jessie and Benjamin Pookman.  She graduated from Atherton High School, attended the University of Louisville and later worked for the Naval Ordinance Plant in Louisville.

She was an active member or the Sisterhood at Brith Shalom Temple in Louisville, where she also served as President.  She was very involved in all aspects of raising her children, volunteering in school and with their extra curricular activities including being Girl Scout Leader.

In 1969, she moved to Greenville, South Caroling. Until the age of eighty she worked in high-end retail women’s apparel.

She is predeceased by her sister Harriet Carey.

She is survived by her brother Norman, (Rona) Pookman of Upper Saint Claire, Pennsylvania and his family; and her daughters, Cathy Tasman (Allan) of Louisville, Kentucky and Susan (Noel) Hendley of Greenville, South Carolina.

She is also survived by her grandchildren: Joshua Michael Tasman of Seattle, Washington, David Andrew Tasman of New York City, Sarah Elizabeth Tasman of Brookline, Massachusetts, Jessica Hendley Emery (Hardy) of Greenville, South Carolina and Michael Benjamin Hendley of Charleston, South Carolina.

Her life was enriched for many years by the love and support of her close friend, Ralph Moss.  Also, the family acknowledges her devoted caregiver, Linda Pate.

The funeral will take place at 11:30am at the funeral home on Sunday, September 7, 2008, followed by burial at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 10:30 am. Sunday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to either: 

Home of the Innocents
1100 East Market Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40206


Family Connection-Greenville
Ethel Renew, Area Coordinator
29 North Academy Street
Greenville, South Carolina 29601

 

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September 4, 2008 ~ 4 Elul 5768

   Eric David Harkins, 38, died Tuesday morning in the Hosparus Unit of Baptist Hospital Northeast.

Eric was a graduate of St. X and attended Western Kentucky University.  Eric worked as a project manager for Cardinal Industrial Insulation and was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation, Keneseth Israel Mens Club and the Louisville Astronomical Society.

Eric’s survivors include his wife, Karyn Harkins; sons, Henry and Jason Harkins; parents, David and Margaret Harkins of Sellersburg, Indiana; sister, Holly Ann Harkins of Sellersburg, Indiana; his nephew, Chris Knotts; father and mother-in-law, Roy and Janie Hyman; brother-in-law, Kevin Hyman of Glenwood Springs, Colorado; grandmother, Blanche Wasserman; and aunt and uncle, Virginia and Byron Leininger of Akron, Indiana, Roberta and Sam Pete of Indianapolis, Indiana and Uncle Don Lott of Columbus, Indiana.

Funeral services will begin at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, September 4, 2008 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Visitation will begin at 9:00 A.M. Thursday morning. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Eric’s name to one of the following:

Keneseth Israel Preschool, 
2531 Taylorsville Road
Louisville, Kentucky 40205


CaringBridge
1995 Rahn Cliff Court, Suite 200
Eagan, MN 55122 
www.caringbridge.org


Gilda's Club Worldwide
322 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1402
New York, NY 10001
www.gildasclub.org

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August  2008


 

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 ~ 26 Av 5768

   Edwin Baer, died Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at his residence.

He was a graduate of Louisville Male High School, University of Louisville School of Law, Commander of Jewish War Veterans, a Police Court Judge, was a Special Justice on the Kentucky Supreme Court, a playwright, a poet and founding member of Temple Shalom.  

Ed was a loving husband of 63 years and caring father, proud grandfather and a cherished friend to many.  He was a fixture in the Louisville Legal community for over 50 years and countless clients and colleagues sought out his council.  He was a kind and gentle man with a profound sense of justice and relentless sense of humor.

Ed is survived by his wife, Ethel Cooper Baer; children, Lois Barr (Lewis), Solomon Baer (Evelyn) and Andrew Baer (Kimberly); sister, Reva Baer Kasdan; grandchildren, Emily Barr - Ruth (Erin), Mario Baer – Shapiro, Hannah Baer – Shapiro, Stefani Humphreys and Christofer Humphreys.

The funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 28, 2008 at Temple Shalom, 4615 Lowe Road, with burial following in The Temple Shalom section of Cave Hill Cemetery.  Friends are invited to visit at Temple Shalom from 1 – 2 p.m. Thursday and from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Casa Grande, 3030 Breckenridge Lane, Building 2.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Temple Shalom, Alzheimer’s Research Foundation or to the charity of your choice.

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Thursday August 28, 2008 ~ 27 Av 5768

   Nekhama Bubis died Monday morning, August 25, 2008 at University of Louisville Hospital.  
She was a native of Kishinev, Moldovia and a member of The Temple. 
She was preceded in death by her husband Isaak.
Mrs. Bubis is survived by her son, Mark Bubis.
The funeral service will begin at 11am on Thursday, August 28, 2008 at the funeral home, with burial in The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 10am Thursday.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple or charity of your choice. 

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Tuesday, August 26, 2008 ~ 25 Av 5768

   Margaret Facktor, 90, died Sunday, August 24, 2008.
She was a member of Hadassah in Kalamazoo, Michigan and an avid bowler and sports fan.
She was predeceased by her daughter, Susan, and her husband of sixty-four years, Max Facktor.
Margaret is survived by her sons:  Ronald (Pat) Facktor and Dr. Michael (Carolyn) Facktor of Danville, Pennsylvania; grandchildren:
David (Sherri) Facktor, Debra (Dominic) Lepore, Dr. Matthew (Marti Harris) Facktor, Darcie (Jim) Jarman, Bryce (Erica) Facktor, and Meredith (Lars) Jangaard, and nine great-grandchildren.
Her funeral will be held Tuesday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home, with visitation beginning at 10:00 AM, with inurnment in Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Coalition for the Homeless or the donor's favorite charity.

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Friday, August 22, 2008 ~ 21 Av 5768

   Larry Shuster died Thursday afternoon at Baptist Hospital East.
He was a lifelong member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun and the retired owner/operator of the old Riverside Liquors and Beer Depot. 
He is survived by his loving wife of sixty years, Rayma Berman Shuster; sons, Richard and Dr. Myron Shuster; sister Eleanor J. Shuster; and grandchildren Justin and Stef Shuster.
The funeral will be held Sunday, August 24, 2008 at 12 PM at the funeral home, with visitation beginning at 11 AM, followed by interment in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.
Contributions in his memory may be directed to Congregation Adath Jeshurun, The Jewish Community Center or the donor's favorite charity. 

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008 ~ 19 Av 5768

   Marcia Beatrice Cohen Hertzman, died Monday evening, August 18, 2008. 

She was a member of The Temple, The Temple Sisterhood (Women of Reform Judaism) and National Council of Jewish Women - Louisville Section.  Mrs. Hertzman was also the past administrator of the Louisville Zoo Society, past Executive Director of Sales and Marketing Executives, past President of the Adath Israel Sisterhood and The Temple Sisterhood, past Vice President of The Temple and a Temple archivist.  She was also the recipient of the Faith Award from the Cathedral Heritage Foundation. 

A 12:30 p.m. funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, August 20, 2008, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.  

She was preceded in death by a sister, Jean Cohen.

Survivors include her husband, James Hertzman; daughters, Rabbi Rachel Hertzman (Rabbi Rex Perlmeter) of Montclair, New Jersey and Dr. Jean Hertzman of Las Vegas, Nevada; son, David Hertzman; and grandchildren, Jacqueline, Sarah, Michell and Nathaniel Perlmeter.

Donations in Mrs. Hertzman’s memory may be made to The Temple Roth Archives Fund or to the charity of the donor’s choice.   

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Monday, August 11, 2008 ~ 10 Av 5768

   Hazel Stiebel , 95, died Friday, August 8, 2008.
Hazel was a former member of The Temple.  
She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Mary Oberst (Don), Howard Abell and Mark Abell, all of Owensboro, KY, Elizabeth Bishop and John Bishop (Nancy), of Illinois, and Felicia Maloney (Joe) and Judy Fertig (Ken); and sister-in-law, Dorothy Stiebel.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, August 11, 2008 at the funeral home, with burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 2:30 p.m. Monday.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

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Friday, August 8, 2008 ~ 7 Av 5768

   Daniel C. Renco, 79, died Thursday, August 7, 2008.

Mr. Renco was the owner of the Cotton Company and a Korean War veteran with the United States Marines.  He was a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard and Congregation Adath Jeshurun.  Mr. Renco was also a member of St. George Masonic Lodge #239 F& AM, Scottish Rite, Kosair Shrine Temple, Standard Country Club and “The Jesters”.  

He is survived by his wife, the former Sondra Belker; his children, Beth (Mark) Pearson of Milwaukee, WI, Fred Renco of La Conner, WA, Laura (Rod) Thomas and Harry (Eileen) Renco; step sister, Jean Steinfeld; and grandchildren, Matthew and Jenna Pearson, Meredith and Diana Thomas and Emily Renco.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, August 8, 2008 at the funeral home, with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor’s favorite charity or Hosparus of Louisville. 

 

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Thursday, August 7, 2008 ~ 6 Av 5768

   Malka Yakobson, 95, died Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at Hosparus of Louisville.  
She is a native of Russia and was a pediatrician before coming to the United States.  
She is survived by her niece, Anna Rybakova.  
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, August 7, 2008 at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor's favorite charity.  

 

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July  2008


 

Sunday, July 27, 2008 ~ 24 Tammuz 5768

   Gerda Ackermann,  98, died July 22, 2008.  
Born in Vienna, Austria in 1910, Gerda came to Louisville following her husband's, Dr. Kurt Ackermann, service in the United States Army. Dr. Ackermann established a private medical practice affiliated with Jewish Hospital. Gerda served as office manager for the duration of their professional lives. An avid learner, Gerda continued her active intellectual life, following retirement, by pursuing life long interests in the arts, traveling, languages, family and bridge.
Gerda is survived by her nephew, Kenneth Pokorny of Ann Arbor, Michigan and great niece Rachel Pokorny of San Francisco, California. The family would like to express deep appreciation to Gerda’s caregivers, who extended the quality of her life with great kindness and dignity.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 27, 2008 at The Temple, 5101 U. S. Highway 42, with visitation starting at 10:30 am.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Jewish Hospital or to your favorite charity.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2008 ~ 13 Tammuz 5768

   Ethel Silverman Hellerman , in her 100th year, passed peacefully Sunday, July 13th at her home at Jefferson Place where she has been a resident for seven years.  Born on September 28, 1908, she served the community in many capacities.  Mrs. Hellerman was a 6000 Hour volunteer at Jewish Hospital, a former board member of Four Courts Senior Center, a member of Hadassah, National Council of Jewish Women – Louisville Section and Congregation Adath Jeshurun.  She was a partner in the family owned business, Silverman’s Department Store and a former resident of Highland Park.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mac; her sisters, Ruth Slung (Charlie) and Myldred Bolter (Jack); her brother, William Silverman (Mary); nephews, Harold Silverman and Sher Bolter; and dearest friend, Ale Bornstein.

She is survived by her niece, Winnie Sell (Charlie); nephews, Marvin Slung (Lois) and Dan Silverman (Dayle); great nieces, Missy Allen (Jim), Stacey Ranzie (Arthur), Hally Corrao (Ken); Amy Soule (Jeremy); Dr. Kelly Butler (Warren); great nephews, Dr. Hilton Slung and Larry Slung (Kathy); and nine great - great nieces and nephews.
Many contributed to her happiness and well being, especially Dr. Michael Needleman, The Hellermans, the Henrys, the Bornsteins, Doris and Kim Klein and her dearest friend, Bernice Blum.  Especially appreciated are her Jefferson Place and Hospice caregivers and friends.  She has so many who counted her as family that all can’t be mentioned, but you know how special you were to her and she to you.  She was a blessing in our lives!

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, 2008 at the funeral home with visitation beginning at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.  Burial will be in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to either Hosparus, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive, Louisville, KY 40205 or to Jewish Family and Vocational Service, 3587 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, KY 40205.

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Friday, July 11, 2008 ~ 8 Tammuz 5768

   Lillian B. Friedman, 102, died Tuesday at Four Courts Senior Center.  
She was the owner of Friedman’s Display Company and was a passenger on the ship St. Louis, which immigrated to the United States from Cuba and was referred to as the ”Voyage of The Damned". She volunteered at Four Courts Senior Center, was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Hadassah and the Senior Adult Social Club at the Jewish Community Center.
She is survived by nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, July 11, 2008 at 11: 00 a.m. at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the charity of your choice.

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Tuesday, July 8, 2008 ~ 5 Tammuz 5768

   Sophie G. Goldstein, formerly of Philadelphia, PA and Sarasota, FL, died on the 6th of July in Louisville, KY at the age of 85.  
She was the daughter of the Reverend Benjamin (Velvil) and Fayge (Fanny) Goldhirsh of Philadelphia, who are both deceased.  She was also preceded in death by her sister, Freda Kaplan of Levittown, PA.  
She is survived by her husband, Richard Goldstein and daughter, Joanna Goldstein, both of Louisville, KY.  She is also survived by her brothers, Isadore Goldhirsh (Gloria) of Jenkintown, PA and Louis Goldhirsh (Marnie) of San Antonio, TX; sisters, Shirl Solomon of West Palm Beach, FL and Devorah McKay of Fairfield, IA; as well as nephews and nieces.
Sophie was a prizewinning artist of exceptional talent, painting in all mediums and sculpting in clay.  She also taught painting to adult students.
An 11 a.m. graveside service will be held on Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Avenue.  We will meet at 10:45 a.m. at the Broadway (Baxter) entrance.
Contributions in her memory should be made to Alzheimer’s charities.

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Tuesday, July 1, 2008 ~ 28 Sivan 5768

   Dorothy Wise, 96, died Tuesday morning, July 1, 2008 at Four Courts Senior Center. 
She was a retired elementary school teacher.|
She is survived by her son, Alan Wise and niece, Shirley Spero.
A memorial service will be held August 22, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at The Temple, 5101 U. S. Highway 42.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to your favorite charity.

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Thursday, July 3, 2008 ~ 30 Sivan 5768

   Eleanor Schneider Pearlman, 88, born in Chicago, Illinois, passed away on Tuesday morning, July 1, 2008, in Louisville, Kentucky, where she lived during her adult life.
Her beloved husband, Dr. Ivan M. Pearlman and her dear, younger sister, Shirley Schneider Goetzel, of San Francisco, California, preceded her in death.
Eleanor is survived by her three children, Karen, David and Stuart Pearlman; five grandchildren, Michele, Marisa, Julian, Gabriel and Mareine; three great grandchildren, Kelli, Jenna and Katelyn; nieces, Sharon Marx, Gail Sidney and Janet Levitan (Alan); nephews, cousins and her “angels,” B.J. and Larry Hatzell and Paula Skinner.  She was much loved by all.
Eleanor was a lifelong member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, a volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Association and Kentucky Center for the Arts and a member of the Jewish Community Center, where, as a young woman, she performed with their theater group.
The funeral will be on Thursday, July 3, at 3:00pm, at the funeral home, with visitation at 2:00pm.  Interment will be at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  
Kindly send expressions of caring and sympathy to Hosparus, or your special charity.

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Tuesday, July 1, 2008 ~ 28 Sivan 5768

  When Lewis D. Cole, 94, died on Saturday, June 28, Louisville lost a senior statesman, a consummate volunteer and a true leader in every sense of the word. Cole’s vision, direction and creativity had a profound impact on many areas of our community and our nation, from Metro United Way to the Jewish community to the pension system for communal service workers across the country.

“Lewis Cole was a man of passion, compassion and vision,” said Alan Engel, executive director of the Jewish Community Federation of Louisville. “He could always see the broad picture, identify what needed to be done, and build the support necessary to achieve his goals. He has been my mentor, inspiration and dear friend for many years. His death is a tremendous loss for the entire community.”

A Louisville native, Cole claimed to be a “fifth generation Louisvillian on my mother’s side and third generation on my father’s side,” with a long family history of community service. Cole’s great uncle was I.W. Bernheim.

A graduate of the Dartmouth College class of ’35, Cole married Jean Rothschild of Gloversville, NY, and returned to Louisville to enter the family business, Steiden Stores – a grocery chain that was a predecessor of Winn-Dixie. His two children, David and Judy, were born shortly thereafter.

Cole’s involvement with community service began immediately as he joined the boards of Congregation Adath Israel (now The Temple) and the YMHA (Young Men’s Hebrew Association – today the Jewish Community Center); and, soon after, was appointed to the board of the Jewish Welfare Board, Y’s parent organization.

The urgency of World War II caused Cole to turn his attention from career and board responsibilities. In 1942, Cole went to Washington with his family to work in the Office of Price Administration. Later, he sent his family back to Louisville, enlisted in the Army’s Voluntary Officer Candidates Program and spent three years in the service.

“At the ripe old age of 31,” he quipped, he became the oldest second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

Upon his return to Louisville, he picked up his community service work where he left off. He returned to the board of the YMHA, and became its president in 1948. During his tenure, the YMHA acquired the property on Dutchmans Lane where the JCC is today. He also joined the board of the Jewish Social Service Agency (today Jewish Family and Vocational Service) and became its chairman in 1952. JSSA supervised the Jewish Children’s Home, one of the predecessor organizations of the Home of the Innocents.

While many of Cole’s earliest activities focused on the Jewish community, he was also very sensitive to the needs of the general community, and from 1950-53, he served on the Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights. From 1956-58, he also served as chairman of the Health and Welfare Council (today Metro United Way).

Cole also joined the board of the Conference of Jewish Organizations (the predecessor to the Jewish Community Federation), and became its president in 1955. The Federation is the central organization of the Louisville Jewish community, charged with fundraising, community planning, leadership development and community relations responsibilities.

Once again, his natural leadership abilities gained national attention, and he soon became a member of the national boards of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds (today, United Jewish Communities). He also served on the national board of HIAS, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society.

In the mid ’60’s, he was recruited for the board of the National Health and Welfare Retirement Association, which created a pension plan for communal service employees nationwide. In 1971, he became chair or that organization as well. Today, the pension organization they created, Mutual of America, is among the top 50 insurance companies in America.

Cole’s concern for human rights and social justice led him to join the Jewish Community Federation’s Community Relations Council. Once again, he worked his way up through the ranks and was invited to join the board of CRC’s parent organization, NJCRAC (National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council – today the Jewish Council on Public Affairs), and in 1973, he served as its president. For many years, he participated in the organization’s annual fact-finding trips to Israel.

In Louisville, that passion also led him to chair the National Conference of Christians and Jews from 1963-65, and Metro United Way, from 1977-79.

Cole was quick to recognize that human rights and social justice also include health care. He joined Jewish Hospital’s board 1963, where he served for 40 years, including a term as president from 1969-72. He also served as chairman of the Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (today Frazier Rehab Center) from 1973-75; and as a trustee of Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Kentucky from 1975-82.

On the state level, he became involved with the Kentucky Youth Research Center, which was created to enable the state to accept certain restricted federal grants and ensure that limitations on the use of the money were adhered to. During Cole’s tenure, the agency was responsible for projects like the establishment of Head Start programs throughout Appalachia.

As much as Cole enjoyed the leadership roles he took throughout his life, he also recognize that there came a time to pass the responsibilities on to the next generation. But as he scaled back his activities with some organizations, he became involved with others.

When Sister Eileen Egan recruited him to serve as a trustee of Spalding College, he accepted, and in served as chair of that board from 1978-82. He chaired the Kentucky Commission of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired from 1983-84, and joined the board of the Visually Impaired Pre-School Services in 1985.

He also served leadership roles with the Aging Resource Center and the Fairness Campaign. He was one of the first life members of the Louisville Section of National Council of Jewish Women and joined Hadassah’s Male Auxiliary. He was also an early member of the American Civil Liberties Union and described himself as a “Yellow Dog Democrat.”

He was a life-long member of The Temple and more recently, a member of Temple Shalom as well.

In 2000, the Jewish Community Federation honored Cole by establishing the Lewis D. Cole Youth Initiative, which funds the Federation’s B’nai Tzedek program. The B’nai Tzedek program teaches young teens the importance of philanthropy by enabling them to establish and manage small endowment funds in their own names.

Throughout his lifetime, he received many other honors as well, including the Jewish Community Center’s Blanche B. Ottenheimer Award for Community Service, the National Conference of Christians and Jews Brotherhood Award, National Council of Jewish Women’s Hannah Solomon Award, Metro United Way’s Allen Society Leadership Award, the American Jewish Committee’s Man of the Year Award and the Aging Resource Center’s Citizen’s Service Award. He was also honored by the Cathedral Heritage Foundation at their Night of 1000 Stars in 2004 and with a tribute dinner at The Temple in 2006.

For the last 18 years of Cole’s life, Donnie Hampton was his devoted caregiver, and for the last seven, he was assisted by Alexander “Fagan” Evans.

Cole is survived by his son, L. David Cole; his daughter, Judy Wilder; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 3pm Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at The Temple, 5101 U.S. Highway 42, with visitation beginning at 2pm. Burial will be in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway, followed by a meal of consolation at The Klein Center at The Temple.

Memorial donations may be made to the Jewish Community Federation, 3630 Dutchmans Ln., Louisville, KY 40205 or The Temple, 5101 US Highway 42, Louisville, KY 40241.

    by Shiela Steinman Wallace

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Monday, June 23, 2008 ~ 20 Sivan 5768

   Martin Douglas Berg, 57, died Friday, June 20, 2008 in Tacoma, Washington.  
He is survived by his children, Andrew Berg of Denver, Colorado and Katherine Berg of St. Petersburg, Florida; brothers, Steven and Jeffrey Berg of Louisville; and his sister, Kathy Wolfson of Louisville.
A memorial gathering for family and friends will be held at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at a private residence.  If you need more information, please contact Herman Meyer & Son directly.  

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Sunday, June 22, 2008 ~ 19 Sivan 5768

  Thomas Esrey, 69, died Friday, June 20, 2008.
Born April 7, 1939 in Memphis, TN, Thomas came to Louisville in 1966 when he partnered with Roy's of Louisville Beauty Academy until retirement in 2001 due to an illness.
"Mr. Thomas" was a well known guest artist, lecturer and distinguished school administrator and owner.  He conducted many training seminars for various state Cosmetology school associations, colleges and universities.  He served on the Bluegrass Hair Fashion Committee and was the former President of the Kentucky Association of Cosmetology Schools.  Thomas was chosen to serve on the National Cosmetology Association's "Schools America" Steering Committee and was a distinguished member of Intercoiffure America.
Thomas was an award winning hairstylist with over 20 championships and awards including the coveted Gold Trophy Award at the Midwest Beauty and Trade show in Chicago, IL in 1979.
Throughout his career he also appeared as a guest artist lecturer for major manufacturing companies including Breck, Clairol, Helene Curtis, Revlon, and Ardell.
Thomas is survived by his beloved wife, Diane (Goldberg); his five children, Thomas Jr. (Lois), Melissa Maness, Warren Sparks, Ilan Esrey of Louisville and Christy Jackson of Florida; his sister, Carolyn Peden (Buck) of Mississippi; eight grandchildren, Henry and Simon Maness, Tabitha Kaiser (Josh), Millicent Settles (Shea), Alexandra Jackson, Lauren Pring, Brian and Jason Grady; and a great-granddaughter, Breanna Kaiser.
Thomas will be missed by his family, friends, many past students and colleagues as he joins his parents who preceded him in death, Virgil and Lillian Esrey.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Alzheimer's Association or to The Temple.
The funeral will be held Sunday, June 22, 2008, at 2 PM, with visitation beginning at 1 PM at the funeral home.

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Friday, June 20, 2008 ~ 17 Sivan 5768

   Bernard A. Marcus, 79, died Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at Norton-Suburban Hospital.
He was an active member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun. 
Bernie received much joy and happiness throughout his life on the golf course and at the poker table.  He took a great deal of pride and pleasure in always helping clients, friends, and family with their accounting needs.  His work was more than his source of livelihood; it too was a social outlet, as many of his clients become his extended family. 
He is survived by his wife of over 53 years, Lois; his son, Dr. Franklin J. Marcus; his daughter, Debbie and husband, Rex Moskovitz; many cousins; and a circle of lifelong loving and compassionate friends.  
Bernie was happiest in any social situation being surrounded by his wife, children, family, and friends.  He was a true lover of life and always wanted to make sure those around him were happy and laughing.  He was very loved and will be deeply missed but he has left many happy and joyous memories with his family and those he touched.
The funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2008 at the funeral home, followed by burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway. Visitation will begin at 12 noon. 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun.

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Monday, June 16, 2008 ~ 13 Sivan 5768

     Marc A.  Yussman, 50, died June 13, 2008.   Mr. Yussman earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Missouri in 1980, and graduated from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in 1983.  Prior to joining the Goldberg Simpson Law Firm, Mr. Yussman was the Managing Partner of Marc Yussman & Associates,  PLLC.  Mr. Yussman was a former Chairman of the Jefferson Community College Nominating Committee, former Chairman of the Committee on Governor’s Post-Secondary Education Nominating Committee.  He also served as General Counsel for the Prospect Area Chamber of Commerce, was a Board Member of the University of Louisville Board of Overseers, a former Board Member and Executive Committee Member of The Alliance of Community Hospices and Palliative Care Services, Inc.  He was a member of the Louisville, Kentucky, and American Bar Associations, and was a member of The Temple.   His passions were his family, cars, motorcycles and gardening.  
Mr. Yussman was preceded in death by his father, Stuart Yussman.  
He is survived by his wife, Risa Yussman; a son, Dylan Yussman;  two daughters, Hannah and Sami Yussman; his mother Esther Yussman; and a sister, Lisa Hawkins.  
Funeral services will be held at 2PM, Monday, June 16, at The Temple, 5101 U.S. Hwy. 42, with visitation beginning at 1PM at The Temple.  
The family requests donations be directed to the donor’s favorite charity or to The Temple.  

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Sunday, June 15, 2008 ~ 12 Sivan 5768

   Libbie Segal Klein Simons died June 12, 2008, seven days shy of her 91st birthday.  
She was preceded in death by her husbands, James Klein and Arnold Simons; her daughter, Jill Klein van Straaten; and her sisters, Helen Helman and Minnie Segal.  
She is survived by her sons, John D. Klein and Robert M. Klein; her brother, Herbert L. Segal; and her grandchildren, Laura van Straaten, J. Keith van Straaten, Jamie Klein, Adam Klein, Corey Klein, and Annika Klein.  
She was a member of The Temple - Congregation Adath Israel Brith Sholom, Congregation Adath Jeshurun, The National Council of Jewish Women and Hadassah.  
A graduate of Louisville Girls High School, Libbie devoted her life to being a wife, mother and grandmother.  She loved swimming, reading, fishing, antiquing, fashion and the arts.
Her funeral will be held at 12:30pm Sunday, June 15, 2008 at the funeral home with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 11:30am Sunday.
Expressions of sympathy may be made by donations to the Louisville Free Public Library.

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Friday, June 13, 2008 ~ 10 Sivan 5768

  Dr. Bernard Weisskopf, passed away on Wednesday, June 11, 2008 after a brief illness with his family by his side.
Dr. Weisskopf was born in Berlin, Germany, December 11, 1929 to Bertha and Benjamin Weisskopf.  He and his family immigrated to the United States in 1939, to escape the Holocaust.  After graduating from Syracuse University he went on to medical school at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands.  After two years in the Air Force as a pediatrician, he completed a fellowship in mental retardation and child psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University.

From there he spent two years at the Illinois State Pediatric Institute at the University of Illinois School of Medicine.  He was then offered a position at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics to develop and direct a program for children with developmental disabilities, which became know as the Child Evaluation Center.  He also became a professor at the medical school and ultimately retired as professor emeritus after 34 years.  

During his medical career he was a member of the GLMA, KMA, AMA, the American Society of Human Genetics, a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a Fellow of the American Association on Mental Retardation, and a Diplomate in the American Board of Pediatrics, as well as other organizations and groups.

After his retirement in June 2000, the Center was renamed the Weisskopf Child Evaluation Center.  Dr. Weisskopf was always extremely grateful to all the excellent professionals and staff who worked at the Center over the years, as well as the Pediatric Department, and the professionals in the community who all supported the Center.  Throughout his life he has tried to give back to the community by caring for children with disabilities and their families.

Dr. Weisskopf leaves behind his wife Penny; sons, Matthew and Stephen; daughter in-law, Lori; grandchildren, Jack and Lily; and his sister, Rita Weisskopf.

Visitation will be at The Temple, 5101 U.S. Hwy 42 at 1:00 p.m., Friday, June 13, 2008, the funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m., and the burial will be in The Temple Cemetery.

The family requests that all expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Weisskopf Child Evaluation Center, 571 South Floyd Street, Suite 100, Louisville, KY 40202, Attn: Business Manager.

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Sunday, June 1, 2008 ~ 27 Iyar 5768

   Jay S. Koby, MD, 76, died Friday, May 30.
Jay was a member of the Army Medical Corps.  He earned a pharmacology degree from the University of Kentucky and a masters degree in Chemistry from the University of Louisville, followed by a degree in medicine as a general practitioner and then specialized in psychiatry.
He was a former board member of the Jewish Family and Vocational Service and a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, Greater Louisville Medical Society, Kentucky Medical Society, American Medical Association, and the American Psychiatric Association.
Jay is survived by his wife, Laura; sons, Charles (Risa) and Steve (Marci) Koby; daughter, Elaine Moss (Randy); brother, Melvyn Koby, MD; sister Elaine Stern (Donald); and grandchildren, Benjamin Koby, Jonny Moss, Alex Koby, Charlie Moss and Ethan and Levi Koby.
The funeral will be held Sunday, June 1st at 3PM at the funeral home with visitation beginning at 1:30PM, and burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery.
The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the Koby Heart Fund at Rush University Medical Center, 1700 W. Van Buren, Suite 250  Chicago, IL 60612, or to the donor's favorite charity.

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May  2008


 

Thursday, May 29, 2008

  William (Bill) M. Richardson, 73, died Sunday evening, May 25, 2008 at Hosparus.
Bill was a native of Tompkinsville, Kentucky, a retired worker for International Harvester and the owner of his own property management company.
He is survived by his daughter, Michelle Richardson; his sister, Henrietta Richardson; and numerous friends.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. in Tompkinsville on Thursday, May 29, 2008.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Hosparus. 

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Friday, May 23, 2008 ~ 18 Iyar 5768

   Robert "Bobby" Monen, 83, died Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at Baptist Hospital East.  
Bobby was a World War II Navy veteran, a retired pharmacist and owner of the old Monen’s  Pharmacy  and was a member of the Temple.
He is survived by his wife, Dodie; son, Mickey (Betsy) Monen of Indianapolis, Indiana; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A 12pm noon graveside service will be held Friday, May 23, 2008 at Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple.

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Tuesday, May 20, 2008 ~ 15 Iyar 5768

  Hindie B. Hyman, 94, died Monday at Four Courts Senior Center.
She was a member of Anshei Sfard Congregation and Hadassah. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lou Hyman.
Hindie is survived by her sons, Dr. Roy Hyman (Janie) and Steve Hyman (Peggy); three grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren.
A 1:00 p.m. graveside service will be held Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.
Expressions of sympathy may be given to Anshei Sfard Congregation.

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Thursday, May 22, 2008 ~ 17 Iyar 5768

   Anna Goldstein, died Saturday, May 17, 2008 at Four Courts Senior Center. 
She was predeceased by her husband, Sidney Goldstein and her son, Manning ”Jerry” Goldstein.
She is survived by her daughter, Barbara R. Bailey and a nephew, M. Jay Goldstein.
A 11:30 a.m. graveside service will be held Thursday, May 22, 2208 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Skokie Illinois.

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Thursday, May 15, 2008 ~ 10 Iyar 5768

  Marion J. Fine, 85, of Louisville, died on Tuesday, May 13, at 8:40 p.m. at her home after a long illness.    She was born Marion Joyce Berkman in Louisville on July 27, 1922, and was raised in Russellville, Kentucky.  She attended Russellville High School, and as a clarinet player participated in the school marching band.  She was Miss Russellville High her senior year.

When she was growing up, she would help out in her parents’ dry goods store in Russellville, known as Berkman’s.  Her parents, Morris and Katie Berkman, predeceased her.

She attended Lindenwood College in St. Charles, Missouri, and graduated from the University of Alabama, where she was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority.  After graduation, she moved to Louisville where she worked for an accounting firm.

On April 7, 1946, she married her husband, Nathaniel L. (Sonny) Fine.

She was a volunteer for Jewish Hospital, a member of Adath Jeshurun Synagogue and its Sisterhood, Hadassah, the Louisville Bridge Association, and the American Contract Bridge Association.  She was a retired real estate broker, a member of the Louisville Board of Realtors and was instrumental in the establishment of Nat Fine Real Estate. 

She loved to travel, play golf and bridge with her husband, and she was devoted to her husband, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving husband, Sonny; her three sons, Dr. Mark D. Fine (Karen) of Toledo, Ohio, James L. Fine (Phyllis), and Brent A. Fine of Phoenix, Arizona; five grandchildren, Eric M. Fine (Suzanne) of Plano, Texas; Dr. Bradford M. Fine (Jamie) of Lexington; Julia C. Fine, and Jennifer B. Fine and Kimberly A. Fine, both of Chicago; four great-grandchildren, Ethan M. Fine and Yael J. Fine of Plano; and Laine S. Fine and Seth B. Fine of Lexington.  She is also survived by her sister, Edith B. Churney, of Dallas, Texas.

The funeral will be Thursday, May 15 at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. prior to the funeral.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy be given to the National Jewish Medical and Research Center of Denver or to the donor’s favorite charity.

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Friday, May 9, 2008 ~ 4 Iyar 5768

   Faye Obrisky Applebaum, 88, died Thursday, May 8, 2008.
She was a sales professional in women's apparel at Fleisher's for 25 years and a member of Anshei Sfard Congregation.  
Faye is survived by her daughters, Sharon (Dr. Gary) Goldblatt, of Louisville and Joyce (Mel) Barlam of Mt. Laurel, New Jersey; four grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.  
Services will be held Friday, May 9, 3 PM, at the Funeral Home, with visitation beginning at 2PM.  Interment will follow at Anshei Sfard Cemetery.  
Contributions in her memory may be made to Anshei Sfard Congregation.

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Friday, May 2, 2008 ~ 27 Nisan 5768

  Leslie R. Berman, 92, died Thursday, May 1, 2008.
He was a retired pharmacist, a graduate of the University of Kentucky, a member of Anshei Sfard Congregation and a member of Alpha Zeta Omega Pharmaceutical Fraternity. 
Leslie was predeceased by his son, Lawrence.
He is survived by his wife, Judith (Judy) Berman;  sons, Sanford (Darcy) and David Berman; a  sister, Hindie Hyman; step-children, Michael (Lori), Andrew and Janet Jordan; and four grandchildren.
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Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 2 at 1:00pm at the funeral home with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Visitation begins at noon Friday.
Expressions  of sympathy may be made to Anshei Sfard Congregation, Alzheimer’s Association or Hosparus.

 

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Thursday, May 1, 2008 ~ 26 Nisan 5768

    

   Ginger Lewis, died peacefully on April 28, 2008 with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Martin M. Lewis. He was the founder of Consolidated Sales Corporation in Louisville, which merged with Cook United of Cleveland, Ohio.  He became the CEO and Chairman of the Cook United Board.  Mr. and Mrs. Lewis were active and charitable members of the Louisville and Cleveland Communities.

Mrs. Lewis was involved over the years in the Jewish Community as the President of the Adath Israel Sisterhood (now The Temple), President of The Conference of Jewish Women’s Organizations, (now the Community Federation),  and as an officer for Bonds for Israel, Jewish Hospital, National Council of Jewish Women, The Jewish Community Center and The United Jewish Campaign.  She served as a docent for the J. B. Speed Museum and was President of the Atherton PTA, and  a Girl Scouts and Cub Scout leader.   She also volunteered at the Eline Library. She was a member of The Temple, where she sponsored the Martin M. Lewis Memorial Lectureship. 

Her family was the joy of her life.  She is survived by three children and their spouses, Lynn and Gary Rhodes, Whitney and Lynda Lewis, and Ken Lewis and Judy Axelrod; four grandchildren, Scott Silk (Karin), Robert Silk, Mollie Lewis and Gregory Lewis; and one great grandchild, Jake Martin Silk. 

The funeral service will begin at 3:00 PM on Thursday, May 1 in the Waller Chapel at The Temple, 5101 US Highway 42 with burial at The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 2:00 PM on Thursday at The Temple. There will also be visitation on Friday from 1-4 PM and Sunday from 6-8:00 PM at her home. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy to be made to The Ginger and Martin M. Lewis Memorial Lecture Fund at The Temple.

 

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April  2008


 

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 ~ 25 Nisan 5768

   Kahlman "Kal" Stern, 84, a long-time volunteer at Our Lady of Peace Hospital and a faithful member of Alcoholics Anonymous for nearly 41 years, died suddenly Sunday, April 27, 2008, at Jewish Hospital following a stroke.  His family was with him.

Stern spent many years as a salesman and manager, first at Jim Cooke Buick and then at the Koster-Swope and Tom Payette dealerships.  Before that, he and his wife, Lois Jane, owned and operated a wholesale sundries business on West Main Street.

He was a proud graduate of Louisville Male High School, class of 1941½.  He served in the Navy and Marine Corps in World War II, rising to the rank of Pharmacist Mate 1st Class. 

He was a competitive swimmer in high school and the military and an avid golfer.  As a young boy, he loved to paint.  In addition to volunteering for many years at Our Lady of Peace, Stern was a board member of Bridgehaven.  He was also a member of The Temple.

Kahlman Eugene Stern was born in Louisville, the second son of Ruth Weiss and Leonard Stern.  His father was a pharmacist.

His wife of 59 years, Lois Jane (neé Levens), died in January 2007, and his older brother, Robert, died in combat aboard the U.S.S. Franklin in March 1945. 

He is survived by a brother, Donald Stern (Elaine); a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Rose Rita Levens and Jerome Wurmser of Lexington, KY; a daughter, Bobbi Goldman (Mark); sons, Douglas (Jennifer) and Craig; and five grandchildren, Leah, Meg, Scott, Lilli and Henry.

Kal was deeply loved and respected not only by his family but also by the many individuals suffering from addiction to whom he reached out during his years of recovery.  His gentle presence and guidance comforted many an alcoholic. He will be missed in AA meetings despite the knowledge that he has now realized the ultimate sense of ease and comfort.

Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 29, followed immediately by a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home, with burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to a favorite charity.   

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Monday, April 28, 2008 ~ 23 Nisan 5768

  Ilse Meyer, 85, formerly of Louisville, died Saturday, April 26, 2008, at the Jewish Home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 
Ilsa was born February 24, 1923, in Volkmarsen, Germany to Meinhard and Kaethe (Frankenthal) Lichtenstein. She left Germany for Holland on a Kindertransport in 1938 and came to the United States in April 1940. Ilse was a strong, giving women who spent hours volunteering in the Louisville community and especially enjoyed baking and cooking for others. Ilse was a regular attendee at services and social function at Congregation Adath Jeshurun. She loved her students at the Eilahu Academy, where she tutored Hebrew until last month. 
Her parents and a dear younger sister, Inge, perished in Sobibor concentration camp. She is also preceded in death by her brother, Arthur Lichenstein; and husband, Meinhard. 
She is survived by her son, Dr. Loren Meyer (Sandy), of Racine, Wisconsin, as well as two grandchildren, Monica and Phillip Meyer. 
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2008 with interment in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway. Visitation will begin at 1:30 p.m. Monday. 
Contributions may be made to the Eliahu Academy, Congregation Adath Jeshurun or the United States Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.

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Monday, April 28, 2008 ~ 23 Nisan 5768

   Gertrude K. "Babs" Turk, 86, died April 23, 2008 in St. Louis, Missouri.
She was predeceased by her husband, Samuel Turk.
She is survived by her daughters, Phyllis Goldberg (Alan) of Chesterfield, Missouri and Sandra Berman of West Bloomfield, Michigan; son, Dr. Lee Turk of O’Fallion, Missouri; five grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.
A 10:30am graveside funeral will be on Monday, April 28, 2008 at Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

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Thursday, April 24, 2008 ~ 19 Nisan 5768

  Stanley Alec Miller, 84, died Monday, April 21, 2008. 
He was the owner of Rite Way Valet and a retired salesman.  He attended the Ohio Mechanical Institute for Engineering in Cincinnati, Ohio and was a member of St. George Masonic Lodge #239 F & AM, Scottish Rite, The Temple, Adath Jeshurun Choir and a Jewish Hospital Volunteer.
He is predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Gerri Miller.
He is survived by his daughters, Shelly Dice (Pat) and Bonnie Grace (Roger) of Palm Desert, California; sons, Mark Miller (Maureen) and Bruce Miller; a nephew, Dennis Miller of Miami Florida; sister-in-law, Leta Baylus of Baltimore, Maryland; and grandchildren, David ”Wes” and Lyssa Miller, Gabrielle ”Gabby” Dice and Elizabeth Gascoigne (Joe) of England.
The family wishes to give their heartfelt thanks to the Stellar Home Hosparus team of Dana, Emily, Jim, Karel and the whole inpatient Hosparus unit at Baptist Northeast who made such a difference in our lives when it mattered most.
A graveside service will be held at 12:30pm on Thursday, April 24, 2008 at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus of Louisville.

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Tuesday, April 22, 2008 ~ 17 Nisan 5768

   Jerome "Jerry" W. Brown, 81, died Saturday, April 19, 2008. 
He was a retired furniture representative, a World War II Army veteran and a member of The Temple. 
He is survived by his wife, Marge Brown; son, Glenn Brown (Donna) of Gurnee, Illinois; daughter, Tracy Abrams (David) of Boca Raton, Florida; son, Eric Raff (Lauren) of Olympia Washington; daughters, Lori Harris (Tim) of Medford, Massachusetts and Stacy Von Roenn; sister, Beverly Adelstein of Buffalo Grove, Illinois; and 13 grandchildren. 
His funeral will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at the funeral home with burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway. Visitation begins at 2 p.m. Tuesday. 
|Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Turners Syndrome Society, 10960 Millridge N. Dr. 214A, Houston, TX 77070.

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Thursday, April 17, 2008 ~ 12 Nisan 5768

  Goldye Jean Levy Opper, 91 died Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at Jewish Hospital. 
She was a member of The Temple, National Council of Jewish Women - Louisville Section and Standard Country Club.
She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Moser and Betsy (William) Chandler; a brother, Philip (Belle) Levy; three grandchildren, Michael Moser, William Chandler, III and Elizabeth (Brian) Stone; as well as two great grandsons, Wesley and William Stone.
A 10:30am memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 17, in the Waller Chapel of The Temple, 5101 US Highway 42.
After the service, friends will be received at the home of Betsy Chandler, 2903 River’s Edge Road.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the donor’s favorite charity.

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Friday, April 11, 2008 ~ 6 Nisan 5768

   Kenneth Grossman, 75, of Louisville, died Thursday, April 10, 2008.
He
was a retired Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel with the Judge Advocate General Office. He was on the Planning Board of Paramus, NJ and was an active member of the City of Paramus.  He was a graduate of Fordham University School of Law, a member of the Jewish War Veterans, Paramus Democratic Club and ROA.  He was also a member of The Temple in Louisville, KY and the Jewish Community Center of Paramus.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Grossman, of Louisville; two daughters, Stacey (Bill) Rothballer, of Peewee Valley and Wendy (Evan) Kroner of Nanvet, NY; grandson, Aaron Rothballer; and two granddaughters, Sarah Rothballer and Jessica Kroner.
The funeral was held Monday, April 14 in Fair Lawn, NJ.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2008 ~ 26 Adar II 5768

  Dr. I. Harry Saltz, 88, of Louisville, died March 31, 2008. 
He was a retired general practitioner and general surgeon. His code consisted of loyalty, fidelity, and family.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia H. Saltz; daughters, Margo Saltz, Donna Bernstein (Gary) and Joan Saltz; sons, Dr. Elliot Saltz of Gadsden, Alabama; Mark H. Saltz of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Robert Saltz of Lewisburg, Tennessee; and five grandchildren.
There will be a memorial service at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, April 2, 2008 at the family’s residence.
Donations may be made to Issac Harry Saltz MD LSU Medical School c/o LSU HSC Foundation, 450A S. Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112
, www.foundation.lsuhsc.edu. 

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Monday, March 31, 2008 ~ 24 Adar II 5768

   Lynn Weinberg, 61 of Louisville died Sunday. 
She was a retired teacher with the Jefferson County Public School System.
She was predeceased her father Morton Weinberg.
She is survived by her mother, Jean Gold and her brother, Sam (Jonna) Weinberg.
A graveside service will be held Monday, March 31, 2008 at 2:00p.m. at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to donor’s favorite charity.

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Tuesday, April 1, 2008 ~ 25 Adar II 5768

  Molly Kamenester Shaikun, 91 of Louisville, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2008. 
She was born in Jeffersonville, Indiana on November 2, 1916, but lived most of her long, wonderful life in Louisville. Molly touched many lives. She was a very devoted family member who never missed a birthday or anniversary until she was unable to attend family occasions. She did many kind things not only for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, but also for her many nieces and nephews. Molly, along with her husband Irvin, were the original owners of Kiddie Kastle @ the Gardiner Lane Shopping Center.
When Irvin passed away, she successfully managed the business and was the premier buyer of children’s clothing and accessories. She was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun and Hadassah.
She is predeceased by her husband, Irvin; her parents, Rebecca and Meyer Kamenenester; and sisters, Cecelia Fox and Fannie Kaplan.
She is survived by her son, Bernerd (Bonnie) Shaikun; daughter, Goldejean (Alan) Turow of Long Boat Key, Florida; seven grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.
Funeral Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 1:00pm at the funeral home, with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway. Visitation begins at 12pm Tuesday.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun or Hosparus of Louisville. 

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March  2008


 

Sunday, March 30, 2008 ~ 23 Adar II 5768

       Phyllis B. Kastan, (11/13/25 - 3/26/08) of Salinas, California (formerly of Louisville, KY) passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2008. Beloved Mother and Grandmother survived by her daughter, Rhonda Kastan and sons, Louis and Robert. Bubbie of 4 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. 
Phyllis was an Actress, Artist, Singer, Dancer and Hysterical Joke-Teller. She will be profoundly missed.
Funeral 2pm Sunday, March 30, 2008 at the funeral home with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.
Shiva to be held at 9422 Farmstead Lane, Louisville, KY 40291 immediately following the services.

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Friday, March 21, 2008 ~ 14 Adar II 5768

  Norman Banks, 89, died Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at the Episcopal Church Home after a lengthy illness. 
Mr. Banks was a 1935 graduate of Louisville Male High School and had served with the U.S. Army Tank Corps in World War II. He was in the laundry and dry cleaning business in the Fort Knox and Radcliff areas and was president of the Muldraugh Realty Company. He was the 54th member of the Standard Country Club and member of B'nai Brith and Congregation Adath Jeshurun. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice and Sophie Banks; his first wife, Birdie Mae Banks; and his sister, Rhona Singlust. 
He is survived by his wife, Helene D. Banks; his sons, Jeffrey (Carol) and Neil; daughter, Anne Banks; stepchildren, Deni Townsend (Bill), Sharon Jaffe (James Glasser) and Leonard Jaffe (Charleen); grandchildren, Sara Dentinger (Jeff), Michael Banks, Jonathan Bronner (Sara), Meredith and Elizabeth Bronner, Adam, Brandon and Emilee Banks, Jaclyn Lackey (Jason), and Sarah and Annie Glasser; great-grandchildren, Noah and Olivia Dentinger; brothers-in-law, Dr. Martin Kaplan and Dr. Ben Kaplan (Miriam); and Martha Brown, who helped care for him. 
The family wishes to thank the loving and caring staff of the Episcopal Church Home. 
His funeral will be 2:00pm Friday, March 21, 2008 at the funeral home, with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery 2926 Preston Highway. Visitation will begin at 1:00pm Friday. 
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Parkinson's Support Center of Kentuckiana, Congregation Adath Jeshurun or Hosparus of Louisville.

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008 ~ 11 Adar II 5768

   Minka Unger, 87, Sunday, March 16, 2008.  
She was a Senior Companion for 10 years and a member of Anshei Sfard Congregation.
She is survived by her sons, Gregory (Rose), Lev (Yeva) and Zisa (Luba) Unger; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Her funeral will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at 2:30pm with burial in Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 721 Locust Lane. Visitation will be begin at 1:30pm Tuesday.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society.
 

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008 ~ 11 Adar II 5768

  Robert Lawrence "Larry" Wise, 60, died Sunday, March 17, 2008.  
He was a Vietnam Army Veteran. 
He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Wise; brother, Alan Wise; and cousin, Shirley Spero.
A graveside funeral will be held Tuesday March 18 , 2008 at 11:30am in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.
 There will be no visitation. 

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Sunday, March 16, 2008 ~ 9 Adar II 5768

   Bess Kraus Hammer, 97, died Saturday, March 15, 2008.
She was a former member of Congregation Anshei Sfard, and Ohavay Zion in Lexington, KY and a life member of Hadassah.
Bess is survived by her sons, Eliot R. Hammer and Mark S. (Carole T.) Hammer, of Shalimar, FL; brother-in-law, Jacob Hammer (Gloria), of Pennington, NJ; nieces, Harriet Levin, Ruth Lowenthal, Jacki Chizever and Karen Cohen; nephews, Marvin Kraus, Warren Hammer and Peter Hammer.
A graveside service will be held 11:30 AM, Monday at Love Brothers Cemetery in Cincinnati, OH.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Macular Degeneration Foundation.

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Sunday, March 16, 2008 ~ 9 Adar 11 5768

  Diza Reininger, 81, died Friday, March 14, 2008.
She was a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard.
Diza is survived by her husband, Fred Reininger; and special friend, Mark Weiss (Sandi).
A graveside service will be held at 4 PM, Monday at Anshei Sfard Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Anshei Sfard.

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Wednesday, March 12, 2008 ~ 5 Adar 11 5768

  Julius "J. C." Levy, 84, died Tuesday, March 11, 2008.
J.C. was a World War II veteran, retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was also a retired worker from Churchill Downs, where he sold and cashed para-mutual tickets.  He was also a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun and B’nai Brith.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine "Baba" Levy; two sister-in-laws, Dot (Ott) Pollei and Barbara (Charlie) Smoot; brother-in-law, Murriel (Dorothea) Flesch; and three nieces and nephews.
A graveside service at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway, will be at 11am Thursday, March 13, 2008.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun or donor’s favorite charity.
 

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Wednesday, March 12, 2008 ~ 5 Adar 11 5768

     Brent Larry Smith, 60, of Louisville, formerly of Queens, New York, passed away Monday evening, March 10, 2008. 
He was born February 12, 1948 and was raised in Louisville and Queens, New York. Brent was a graduate of Martin Van Buren High School in Queens and in 1969 he graduated from the University of Louisville. He served in the 5010th unit of the US Army Reserve and for 35 years was a dedicated partner with Insuramax, Inc. He was a CPA and a member of The Kentucky Society of CPA’s and The Temple. He traveled to Nicaragua with Bridges to Community to help build homes for those in need. 
Brent was a wonderful and loving person who touched many hearts and will continue to inspire those who knew him. He possessed a one-of-a-kind personality - he had a quick wit, a high level of professionalism and genuine sincerity. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Fran. 
He is survived by his wife, Janet; son, Darin Smith (Melanie); daughter, Julie Fletcher (Tim); granddaughter, Audrey Smith; brother, Marvin Smith; and countless other family members and friends.
Visitation will be from 11:00am until 2:00pm  and 5:00pm until 8:00pm on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at the funeral home. Visitation will also be 1:00pm Thursday, March 13, 2008 at The Temple, 5101 U. S. Highway 42. The funeral service will follow at 2:30pm, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway. 
In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to Brown Cancer Center, Melanoma Research Department, in honor of Brent L. Smith.

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Thursday, March 13, 2008 ~ 6 Adar 11 5768

  Robert Allan Walters died Monday, March 10, 2008 at the Baptist Home East.  
Mr. Walters was born in Brooklyn, New York.  He was a WWII Marine veteran and a gemologist.  
Survivors include his daughters, Joyce Lange (David) and Marla Brown (Tom); son, Rick Walters (Karen); his brother, Harry Edelson (Jonelle) of New York; granddaughter, Staci Combs of New Washington, Indiana; grandson, Ricky Brown; and 3 great grandchildren.  
Funeral services will be held at 7pm Thursday, March 13, 2008 at the funeral home.  Visitation will begin at 6pm Thursday.  
Donations in Mr. Walters' name may be made to Hosparus or Temple Shalom.  

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008 ~ 4 Adar 11 5768

  Abram Lipsky, 93, died Sunday, March 9, 2008 at Hurstbourne Care Centre. 
He was a native of Russia and a member of The Temple.
Mr. Lipsky is survived by his wife of 63 years, Leza; daughter, Sofia Tsozik; son, Yokof Lipsky; and two grandchildren. 
His funeral will be at 4:00pm Tuesday, March 11 at the funeral home, with burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 3:00pm Tuesday

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Thursday, March 6, 2008 ~ 29 Adar 1 5768

  Benjamin Saag, 40, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side at 11:00 am Monday, March 3, 2008 after battling cancer for the past 16 months.

Ben was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 20, 1968. He was the youngest of three sons born to James and Gloria Saag of Evanston, IL. He spent his happy childhood in Evanston until he went to college at Indiana University in Bloomington, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. It was at Indiana University that he became actively involved in the student government program, which led him down his professional path into Municipal Government. He began his professional career upon receiving his Masters of Public Administration from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb.

From Illinois, in 1994, Ben traveled to Haines City, Florida, for his first job as an assistant to the city manager. It was there that he met his wife, Mary Anne. She had two young sons that he immediately took under his wing. Becoming an instant father was very natural for Ben, as he had been so present in the lives of his four nieces early on.

In 1999, Ben and his family moved to South Florida where he became the city manager of the coastal town of Highland Beach, assistant manager in Jupiter and finally made a home for his family with a sense of community in Henderson in May 2005. He was proud of the work he did in all the communities he worked in, but he genuinely loved the people he worked with and for in the City of Henderson. He was so grateful to all the support of “his” community during his tenure with the city, on many controversial issues.  However, he was so moved by all the support he received when he became ill.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Anne; sons, Robert, Stephen, Alex, and Matthew of Henderson; two brothers, Kenneth G. Saag and wife Leah of Birmingham, AL, David Saag and wife Sherrie of Omaha, NE; parents, James and Gloria Saag of Northbrook, IL; brother-in-law, Kendall Lee and wife Betty of Orlando, FL; sister-in-law, Cindy Lee of Haines City, FL; mother-in-law, Marion G. Lee of Haines City, FL; nieces, Jenny, Lauren, Stefanie Saag of Birmingham, AL and Rachel Saag of Omaha, NE; and nephews, Stephen and Thomas Lee of Orlando, FL, and Jordan Saag of Omaha, NE.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, March 6, 2008 at the funeral home. Visitation begins at 9 a.m. Thursday.  Interment to follow at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway. A community Memorial Service will be held at First United Methodist Church, Henderson, KY on Friday, March 7, at 1 p.m.

Expressions of Sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Anthony’s Hospice, Henderson; Hoofprints in the Sand Therapeutic Riding Program, Henderson; and The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, Henderson County.

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Wednesday, March 5, 2008 ~ 28 Adar 1 5768        

  Leonard "Lenny" Lerner, 91 died Sunday. 
He was  a member of The Temple and B’nai Brith.
He was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie Lerner and his brothers, Isaac and David.
He is survived by his daughter, Linda (Sam) Stein; son, Michael (Susan) Lerner; grandchildren, Neil and Marc (Lynn) Lerner, Shayna (Seth) Warner, Jeffrey (Margaret) Stein, and Lauren (David) Hasselbacher; six great-grandchildren; and many adoring nieces and nephews.
Funeral services 12:30pm Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at the funeral home, with burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Visitation begins at 11:30am Wednesday.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple.

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Monday, March 3, 2008 ~ 26 Adar 1 5768

     Andrew Michael Goodman, of Indianapolis, formerly of Louisville, passed away on February 29, 2008 of complications following surgery.  

He is the son of Judy and David Brown of Youngstown, OH and of Nelson and Nancy Goodman of Louisville.  He is the brother of John Goodman; grandson of the late Karolyn “Sis” Feltenstein; and devoted companion of Shirley Rice. 

Andrew was born with a disability and became an active volunteer and advocate for the rights of all persons with disabilities.  He was a founding member of Freedom With Disabilities, Inc., an organization formed to build accessible housing for persons with disabilities.  In addition, he was honored as Healthcare Association Volunteer of the Year in 2007.  Andy was also an avid football fan with strong loyalties to both the Indianapolis Colts and the Miami Dolphins. 

Funeral services will be held at 3:00pm on Monday, March 3, 2008 at The Temple, 5101 U. S. Highway 42, followed by burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 2:00pm Monday at The Temple.  

The family requests donations in Andy’s memory be made to the Spina Bifida Association of America.

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Sunday, March 2, 2008 ~ 25 Adar 1 5768

  Beatrice Schwartz, 84, died Friday, February 29, 2008.
She was a member of The Temple.
Beatrice was preceded in death by her sister, Betty Isenberg and her brother, Morris Klein. 
Beatrice is survived by her husband, Harvey Schwartz and her daughter, Shelley Meyers (Barry).  
Visitation will be from 2 PM – 3:15 PM in the Waller Chapel of The Temple, 5101 U.S. Highway 42 on Sunday, March 2, 2008.  A graveside service will be held at 4:00 PM Sunday at The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway. 
Expressions of sympathy may be made to either the Eliahu Academy or to Hosparus.
 

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Sunday, March 2, 2008 ~ 25 Adar 1 5768

  Alvin Allen Goldberg, 79, of Louisville, passed away Thursday, February 28, 2008. 

He was born September 18, 1938 in Frankfort, KY to Max and Bess Goldberg, the second of 8 children.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the retired owner of the old Bruder’s Meats.  He was a Mason and a Shriner. 

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Shirley; his sons, Steven (Tyler), Jeffrey (Peggy) and Frank Goldberg; his daughter, Denise Mc Cormack; grandchildren, Jamie Bennett and Ryan Mc Cormack, Daniel Goldberg, Matthew and Jonathan Goldberg and Heather Metzmeir; and one great granddaughter, Victoria Metzmeir. Further, he is survived by brothers, Fred, Jack and Bob Goldberg; sisters, Shirley Perchick, Kitty Meit, Toni Ernst; sister-in-law, Rose Kraman; and 26 nieces and nephews.

He was a man devoted to his family and his work.  On the few vacations that he ever took, he loved to visit Canada.  After retiring, he worked for the USDA as a meat grader.  

The family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff at Four Courts Nursing Home for their compassionate care of Alvin.  

The funeral service will be at 2:30 PM Sunday, March 2, 2008 at the funeral home, with burial in Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 721 Locust Lane.  Visitation will be from 7 PM until 9 PM on Saturday evening at the funeral home.  

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Anshei Sfard Congregation.  

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Sunday, March 2, 2008 ~ 25 Adar 1 5768

  Jacob Kreitman, devoted husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully after a long illness, on February 28, 2008. 
He was born in Louisville, Kentucky on July 12, 1936.  He resided in Plano, Texas for the past 15 years.  He was a partner at Stratmoor Market until 1992 and then he relocated with his wife of 51 years, Marsha Kreitman, to Plano, Texas, where he worked as a Kosher Butcher until he retired. 
He is survived by his wife, Marsha; sister, Toby; brother, Max; three children, Iris and her husband Robert, Elaine, Eric and his wife Michelle; eight grandchildren, Joshua, Kendall, Britney, Justin, Kalman, Garrett, Chelsea and Victoria. 
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 2nd at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home, with burial at Keneseth Israel cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Visitation will begin at 12 noon Sunday.
In memory of Jacob, his family requests donations be sent to Stuart Lipton M.D., Burnham Institute for Medical Research, 1901 North Torrey Pine Road, La Jolla, California 92037, to support the continued research to cure Parkinson's Disease.  

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Friday, February 29, 2008 ~ 23 Adar 1 5768

  Dr. Walter Zukof died Tuesday, February 26, 2008.

He was a graduate of U of L Medical School and a retired family practice physician.  After retirement, he did locum tenens on the Navajo Indian Reservation. He was a member of Greater Louisville Medical Society, Kentucky Medical Association, American Medical Association, the American Academy of Physicians, a member of The Temple and was a past member of the board of trustees at The Temple.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Rose Zukof; brother, Dr. Martin Zukof; and niece, Dr. Debra Zukof.

He is survived by his wife, Helene; son, Alan Zukof (Tammy); sister-in-laws, Sharon Stone (Dr. Howard) and Denise Zukof; brother-in-law, Dr. Phillip Loeb (Donna); numerous nieces and nephews; and their surrogate children, Janice & Ron Miller, Julia and Larry Audlehelm, Forrest and Janet Bledsoe, Carlos Ortiz, Joyce and Richard Herde and Peter and Janie Hartman.

The funeral service will be at 1 PM on Friday, February 29, 2008 at Herman Meyer & Son, 1338 Ellison Avenue, with burial in The Temple Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at 11 AM on Friday. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple.

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Thursday, February 28, 2008 ~ 22 Adar 1 5768

  Rose Lee Morris, 77, passed away, Tuesday, February 26, 2008 at Oaklawn in Louisville, Kentucky.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Brooks Morris and her brothers Robert Frockt and Alvin “Buddy” Frockt. 
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Margie and Mike Kommor; son and daughter-in-law Jeffrey and Melanie Morris of Dallas, Texas; and 5 wonderful grandchildren, Max, Madison and Michelle Kommor and Alexandra and Mitchell Morris of Dallas, Texas.
Rose Lee was born in Louisville, the youngest of three children, to Hyman and Rose Frockt. Rose Lee was raised by her Aunt Bertha Feldman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin after her mother passed, when Rose Lee was two weeks of age. Rose Lee retuned to Louisville and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Louisville.
Rose Lee was an elementary teacher for the Jefferson County Board of Education where she taught for over 25 years, most recently at Goldsmith Elementary. She also taught Sunday school at The Temple for many years. Rose Lee was a member of The Temple.
The funeral will take place at the funeral home at 1:00pm on Thursday, February 28, 2008. Visitation will begin at noon. Thursday.
Donations in Rose Lee’s memory should be made to The Temple, 5101 US Highway 42, Louisville, KY 40241.

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Thursday, February 28, 2008 ~ 22 Adar 1 5768

  Dr. Norman Cohen, 80, died Monday, February 25, 2008. 
He was an Allergist who practiced in Louisville for many years.  Dr. Cohen was a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Greater Louisville Medical Society, Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Society, Kosair Temple, Scottish Rite, Bowling Green Lodge #73 F& AM and the Balloon Society of Kentucky.
He is survived by his daughters, Karyn (Jerry) Harden, Lori (Mark) Hall, Terri (Michael) Baker of Berea, Kentucky, Wendy Sue Cohen of N. Palm Beach, Florida and Nancy (Michael) Wasserman of Quincy, Illinois; his sister, Mickie Schulman of Westin, Florida; his beloved friend, Frances Cross; niece, Katie Greenfield; and nephew, Sammy Schulman
His funeral will be held at the funeral home at 2:30pm on Thursday, February 28, 2008, with burial in Cave Hill Cemetery. 
Visitation will be from 7pm until 9pm on Wednesday, February 27, 2008.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kentucky Humane Society.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2008 ~ 20 Adar 1 5768

  Howard Linker, 84, died Sunday. 
Howard was a retired owner of Linker’s Bakery, a retired stock broker and a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun.

He is survived by his wife, Bernice Linker; daughters, Ginger (Roger) Sokoloff of San Diego, California and Wendy Linker; son, Scott (Ariel) Linker of Las Vegas, Nevada; sister, Ruthie Faye Waldman of Florida; and three grandchildren, Sabrina Linker and David & Joshua Sokoloff.

A graveside funeral will be held at 11:00am Wednesday, February 27, 2008, at the Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway. 
Memorial gifts may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

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Monday, February 25, 2008 ~ 19 Adar 1 5768        

  
Esther Brenner Cohen, 93, of Louisville, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2008. 
She was a native of Dayton, OH. While in Dayton, she worked at Wright-Patterson AFB. She studied art at the Dayton Art Institute and in New York, with Alfred Stiegletz. In Louisville, she owned a photo-finishing laboratory, Custom Photo-Art Service/Custom Photo Color. She was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation and various other religious organizations Esther was a former member and past-president of the Greater Louisville Professional Association. Kentucky PPA and the National Professional Photographers Association. She won national awards for her works. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry L.Cohen; and her brothers, Maurice, Julius and Phillip Brenner. 
She is survived by her daughter, Maxine Berman: her son Donald Cohen (Regina), of Alexandria, VA; and four grandchildren, Dale and Lindsey Berman, Ben Cohen and Jeremy Carpel. 
The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, February 25, 2008, at the funeral home, with burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Monday. 
The family requests that memorial gifts, in lieu of flowers, be made to the Harry and Esther Cohen Youth Fund at Keneseth Israel Congregation.

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Sunday, February 17, 2008 ~ 11 Adar 1 5768

  
Betty Frances Hanover Carney
, 71,
of Louisville, formerly of Memphis, TN, died Thursday, February 14, 2008 at Baptist Hospital East, with her family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer. She graduated from Central High School in Memphis and attended Memphis State University. Betty was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun and its Sisterhood, a lifetime member of Hadassah, and a Lion of Judah. 
She was the daughter of the late Morris and Sadye (Solomon) Hanover; and the sister of the late, Jack Ronald Hanover. Betty is survived by her loving husband, David M. Carney; six children, Marc Carney (Sandra) of Newton, MA, Michael Carney (Abby) of Highland Park, IL, Martin Carney (Ellen) of Prospect, KY; Marla Grossman (Jeffrey) of St. Louis, MO, Marilyn Carney of Louisville, Caren Bailen (Michael) of Louisville; 11 grandchildren whom she loved spending time with, Joshua, Daniel, Rachel, Adam, Anna, Isabel, Brandon and Rebecca Carney and Noah, Alanna and Jonah Grossman; a sister-in-law, Adele Hanover of Far Rockaway, NY; and many nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with visitation beginning at noon Sunday. 
The family requests that any memorials be sent to Congregation Adath Jeshurun, 2401 Woodbourne Avenue, Louisville, KY 40205 or B'nai B'rith Beber Camp, 666 Dundee Road, Suite 308, Northbrook, IL 60062.

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Friday, February 15, 2008 ~ 9 Adar 1 5768

  
Harriet "Jean" (Brownstein) Winner
, 81, of Sarasota Florida, formerly a long time resident of Louisville Kentucky, passed away on Monday, February 11th in Sarasota, with family at her side.
Jean was a terrific wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many.  Her greatest joy after family was playing cards- bridge or canasta day or night.
Jean is survived by her loving husband, Murrel, of 59 years; her 3 children, sons, Eddie (Judy Smith), Bob (Marianne); daughter Sharon Ran (Jerry); 7 grandchildren, Louis (Millie), Michael, Gregory, Vickie and Brian Winner, Lacy Ran and Scott Ran (Shannon); her great grandsons that she adored, Christopher Ran and Dylan Winner; and 2 sisters, Beecee Hildebrand of West Palm Beach, Florida and Helene Ruth Judah. Another sister Anna Faye Michelson preceded her in death.
Her funeral will be held on Friday, February 15 at 2:00 PM at the funeral home, with burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.
  Visitation will begin at 1:00 PM Friday.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Temple Emanu-el, 151 South McIntosh Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232.

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Thursday, February 14, 2008 ~ 8 Adar 1 5768

  William Benovitz, 91, died February 11, 2008.
He was past president of Ohio Valley Bag & Burlap (Ovasco Industries), Keneseth Israel Congregation and a past vice president of Textile Bag & Packaging Assoc.  He was a member of the Jewish Community Center, B’nai B’rith and Standard Country Club.
He was preceded in death by his beloved Helen and lovingly remembered by his son, Lee (Amy); daughter, Linda Fuchs (David); grandchildren, Franklin, Nancy and Emily; and friend Sonia Saag.  Special thanks to Shaunee, Ruth, Deborah, Vera, Pat and Jonell.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 PM on Thursday, February 14, 2008 at Keneseth Israel Congregation, 2531 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY  40205, with burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Visitation will begin at 2:30 PM Thursday at Keneseth Israel. 
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made to Keneseth Israel Congregation, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 600 E. Main St., Louisville, KY 40202 or JFVS, 3587 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, KY 40205. 

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Monday, February 11, 2008 ~ 5 Adar 1 5768

  Libbye Allentuck (nee Pressma), 94, died at Daughters of Israel Nursing Home in West Orange, New Jersey on February 8, 2008.  Prior to that, she  lived most of her life in Louisville, Kentucky and Queens, New York. 
She retired from Stewarts Department store, where she sold “intimate wear”, after many decades. During her life, she was very active in Hadassah and  American Jewish Congress. She also participated in amateur theatrical productions  in the Louisville and Queens Jewish communities.
She is predeceased by her husband of more than 25 years, Nat, and two siblings.
She is survived by her daughter, Constance Seligman, of Morris Township, New Jersey; her son-in-law, Paul; and her granddaughter Emily.
A graveside service will be held at 2PM on Monday, February 11th, 2008 at Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Beth Hatikvah Torah Fund, Chatham Road, Summit, New Jersey  07901-1314.

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January 2008


Tuesday, January 29, 2008 ~ 22 Shevat 5768

  Dr. Melvin Shein, 89, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2008. 
He was born in Williamson, West Virginia, on August 3, 1918. Dr. Shein earned his Eagle Scout badge in 1933, at the age of 15 and was the youngest Eagle Scout in the history of the state of West Virginia, at that time. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Berea College, in 1939 and graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine, in 1943. Dr. Shein obtained the rank of Captain in the US Army during World War II and served with the 6th Medical Battalion in Korea, until 1947. He obtained his masters degree in Pathology from the University of Louisville, in 1950. Dr. Shein was Board Certified in Internal Medicine, was a member of the American College of Physicians and was devoted to his patients, throughout 35 years of private practice, from 1950 until his retirement from the original Baptist Hospital East Doctor's Building, in 1985. 
Dr. Shein held several patents for his inventions and won numerous trophies for Marksmanship in pistol competition. He was devoted to his many friends, in the FBI, throughout the years. Dr. Shein helped countless people throughout his life without accolades and often without their knowledge. He was known for his sense of humor and quick wit and will be greatly missed by all who are fortunate enough to have known him. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Simon and Leah Shein; and by his loving sister, Alice Shein. 
Dr. Shein is survived by his soul mate and wife of 63 years, Lillian Gordon Shein; his loving daughters, Laura Lee (Howard) and Denise Shein (Debra Dickerson); and his beloved grandchildren, Zack, Nathan, Joseph and Megan Ann Moody. 
The funeral will be held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in the at The Temple, 5101 US Highway 42, Louisville, KY, 40241. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. 
In lieu of flowers, donations in Dr. Shein's memory, may be made to Berea College, Berea, KY, 40404 or to The Temple.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2008 ~ 22 Shevat 5768

  Lillian "Lolly" Friedman, 99, died on Friday, January 25 at Four Courts Senior Center. 
She was preceded in death by her husband Ed Friedman.
She is survived by her daughter, Rosalyn Nussbaum (Eddie Don) of Wellington, FL; brother, Richard Stern of Joliet, IL; grandchildren, Scott F. Nussbaum, Karen Roth (Ron) of Boca Raton, FL, Julie Hanson (Jim) of Clermont, FL, and Gregg Nussbaum (Jill) of Highland Beach, FL; great grandchildren, Joel Wishnia of Seattle, WA, Evan Wishnia of Seattle, WA and Ryan Hanson of Clermont, FL; and niece, Chris Stern of Naperville, IL.
A graveside funeral will be held at 2 PM on Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus or to Congregation Adath Jeshurun. 

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Sunday, January 27, 2008 ~ 20 Shevat 5768

 

Mary Loraine (Duggan) Silverman, 82 (August 2, 1925 - January 24, 2008) lost her battle after a long painful illness, at Jefferson Place, with her family and a very caring staff at her side.
She was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband William (Bill) Silverman and her son Harold Silverman. 
She is survived by her daughter, Winnie Sell (Charlie); niece, Barbara Davidson; sister - in - law, Ethel Hellerman; stepson, Dan Silverman (Dayle); granddaughters, Amy Soule (Jeremy), Kelly Butler (Warren), Stacey Ranzie (Arthur), Hally Corrao (Ken); nephew, Marvin Slung (Lois); sisters and brother of her heart, Margaret Pinto, Julie Abbott and Fred Mathys; seven great grandchildren; and numerous great nieces and nephews. 
She was co-owner of Silverman's Department Store, an Alix Adams model and a professional singer during the big band era.  She retired as a successful sales associate at the former Crossroads Furniture. 
Her loving, generous spirit will be greatly missed.
Funeral services will held at 2 PM Sunday, January 27, 2008 at the funeral home, with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 1 PM Sunday.
Friends are invited to Charles and Winnie Sell's home between the hours of 6pm and 8pm Sunday evening. 
Expressions of sympathy may be to the Kentucky Humane Society or to Hosparus (formerly Hospice of Louisville).  

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Thursday, January 24, 2008 ~ 17 Shevat 5768

  Harold Nathan Rowe passed away Tuesday evening, January 22, 2008, at the age of 89. 
Harold Rowe was born on December 31, 1918. 
Harold attended Louisville Male High and graduated in 1935. He then graduated from the University of Kentucky School of Pharmacy in 1940.
Harold Rowe owned a pharmacy at Preston and Chestnut Street and later relocated to Valley Station. 
Upon retirement in 1995, Harold enrolled at the University of Louisville to enrich his life. 
Harold Rowe was a committed participant and supporter of the   Keneseth Israel Congregation, of which his grandfather, Banus Rowe, was a founding member.
He was member of the Keneseth Israel Congreg
ation and its Men’s Club, the Jewish Community Center, B’nai Brith, Kentucky Pharmaceutical Society and Jefferson County Academy of Pharmacy.  
He is survived by his wife, local Louisville native, Clara Wasserman Rowe whom he married in 1948; his three children, Dr. Lewis Rowe (Ilean), Maxine Rowe Rouben (David), and Phyllis Rowe Cohn (Miles) of Houston, Texas; and his seven grandchildren, Evan, Adam, Jared, Leiah, Camden, Jeremy and Alex.

The funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 2 PM on Thursday, January 24, 2008 with burial in Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Visitation will begin at 1 PM Thursday at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Keneseth Israel Congregation or the Jewish Community Center. 

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Thursday, January 24, 2008 ~ 17 Shevat 5768

  Dr. Bernard Mohr, 91, died in Tallahassee, Florida on Tuesday, January 22, 2008.

For several years, Dr. Mohr was a chemical engineer with Porter Paint and was a 30-year student at the University of Louisville School of Music.  He was a member of Temple Israel in Tallahassee and of The Temple in Louisville.

Dr. Mohr is survived by his daughters, Michele Sonnenfeld of Tallahassee and Ruth Hollingsworth of Richmond, VA; grandsons Gary Sonnenfeld (Jessica) of San Mateo, CA, Alan Sonnenfeld of Boston, MA, Ryan Hollingsworth of Richmond, VA, Andrew Hollingsworth of Reston, VA;  granddaughters, Renee Hollingsworth of Reston, VA, Jessica Sonnenfeld of San Mateo, CA; granddaughter - in - law, Christina Hollingsworth of Richmond, VA; and great-granddaughters, Claire Elizabeth Hollingsworth of Richmond, VA and Jessica Sonnenfeld of San Mateo, CA.

The funeral will be held at 1 PM Thursday, January 24, 2008 at The Temple, 5101 U.S. Highway 42 with burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 12 noon Thursday.  

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008 ~ 15 Shevat 5768

  Dr. Aaron Irving Simon, 93, of Palm Beach, Florida, passed away on Monday, January 21, at the home of his daughter and son-in-law in Prospect, Kentucky.

Aaron, affectionately known all his life as “Arely,” was born in Montgomery, West Virginia, the youngest of the six children of Ellis and Minnie (White) Simon. The family moved to Cleveland, Ohio, and Aaron received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from Ohio State University. In 1942, Aaron married his beloved wife of 65 years, Marcia (Falk) Simon, the daughter of Morris and Bessie Falk of Leominster. He then departed to serve in World War II as a medical officer in the Army’s Second Infantry Division, participating in the invasion of Normandy, as well as serving in Ireland and Czechoslovakia. He completed his service as a Lieutenant Colonel.

Following the War, Aaron completed his residency training at the Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York. He then opened his practice of orthopedic surgery in Fitchburg. During his professional years, he served as the president of the Burbank Hospital Staff Organization and president of the Worcester County Medical Society, and donated many professional hours to the free orthopedic clinic. Upon his retirement from his surgical practice, Dr. Simon devoted his time to establishing and directing the Burbank Hospital’s Department of Rehabilitation. Dr. Simon also served the community as a member of the Leominster School Committee. He was a member of Congregation Agudas Achim in Leominster.

Aaron was preceded in death by his son, Richard Simon (Marlene) and his daughter, Hope Simon. He is survived by his daughter, Jean Bendon (Robert); grandchildren, Laura Kozikowski (Todd), Hilary Bendon Lobb (Tom), Meryl Bendon, Ariel Bendon, Julia Bendon, Benjamin Simon, Abigail Terry (Michael); and one great-granddaughter, Anna Kozikowski.

His funeral was held at the Levine Funeral Chapel, 470 Harvard St., Brookline, Massachusetts.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus of Louisville, formerly known as Hospice of Louisville, Bob Mueller, CFRE, vice president of development, Hospice of Louisville, 3532 Ephraim McDowell, Louisville, KY 40205.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008 ~ 15 Shevat 5768

  Morrisine H. Bizer, 78, of Delray Beach, Florida, formerly of Louisville, died Saturday, January 19, 2008, at her home. She was actively involved with the family's optometric practice, Dr. Bizer's Vision World. Upon retirement, she and her late husband, Dr. Sol Bizer, who preceded her in death, had moved to South Florida. She was a member of The Temple and participated in various aspects of her Florida life. 
She is survived by her late husband's children, Bonnie Bizer and Dr. Jerry Bizer (Maxine) of Louisville and Dr. Wayne Bizer (Sue) of Plantation, Florida; and grandchildren, Dr. Emori Bizer (Adam Brickler) of Louisville, Meredith Bizer of Denver, Colorado, Dr. George Bizer (Ana Sobel) of Albany, New York and Andy Bizer (Jessica) of New Orleans, Loisiana. |
The funeral will be at 2pm Tuesday, January 22, 2008, with burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway. Visitation will begin at 1pm Tuesday. 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Jewish Family and Vocational Service, 3587 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, Kentucky 40205 or to The Animal Care Society, 12207 Westport Road, Louisville, Kentucky, 40245.

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Monday, January 14, 2008 ~ 7 Shevat 5768

  Martin Ehrlich, 91, died Friday, January 11, 2008 at Baptist Home East.
He was a native of New York, New York.  Martin was a supervisor in the food industry.  He is survived by his daughter, Deanne Cook; and by his son, Alan Ehrlich.  Services held in Florida on Tuesday, January 15, 2008.  Local services will be held at the home of Deanne Cook.

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Monday, January 14, 2008 ~  7 Shevat 5768

 Tsilya Spektor, 82, died Friday, January 11, 2008 at Harborside Healthcare in Louisville.
She was a native of the Ukraine.  Tsilya was a longtime homemaker.  She is survived by her son, Steve Spektor ,of Louisville.  A private service was held.
 

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Saturday, January 5, 2008 
                                       

  Mary Sue Kelley Baer, 77, died Wednesday, January 2, 2008 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Louisville. 
She was a native of Plano, Kentucky.  In 1951 she graduated from the John N. Norton Infirmary Nursing School.  She then worked for the Infirmary until 1953, at which time she started working for the Old Jewish Hospital.  Mary Sue then worked for the new Jewish Hospital for 26 years, before becoming a nursing supervisor at Four Courts Senior Center for 9 years and then retiring in 1993.  She was a member of the Melbourne Heights Baptist Church.  She also was a member of the Norton Alumni Association, was a library chairperson at the Church, worked at the Infant Resource Center and the Hospital Hospitality House. 
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sienna Rae Baer Link.  

Survivors include her daughters, Peggy Sue Korb, Sherry Lynn Corley (Mike), Sheila Jean Birkla; her son, Steven Baer (Tammie); sister, Dora Moore; brother, George William Kelley; grandchildren, Matthew and Alyssa Baer, Amanda Korb, Michael O’Bannon, Heather Birkla, Christy Taulbee (Todd), Justin Gilkey and Ashley Corley; and 4 great grandchildren.

Her funeral service will be held at 11:00am Saturday, January 5, 2008 at Melbourne Heights Baptist Church, 3728 Taylorsville Road, with burial in Calvary Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 1:00pm until 8:00pm Friday evening at the funeral home and from 10:00am until 11:00am Saturday morning at the Church.  

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Tree of Life Fund at Jewish Hospital, 200 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, Kentucky 40202.

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December 2007


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Friday, December 21, 2007 ~ 12 Tevet 5768

  Marjorie B. Speier, 86, died Tuesday at Baptist Hospital East.
Marjorie was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation and was past president of Hadassah.  Marjorie and her husband, Mark Speier, owned the old Hyman Cohen Furniture Store on Market Street and for several years they volunteered at Four Courts Senior Center.  
Her husband and a son, Bernard Speier, both preceded her in death.
Marjorie is survived by her son, Paul Speier (Janet); daughter, Shirley Yussman (Bob Kaplan); sisters, Mrs. Dan R. Goldsmith (Harriet) and Mrs. Zollman Kommor (Maurine); sister-in-law, Dorothy Speier; four grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Friday, December 21, 2007 at the funeral home, with burial in the Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.  Visitation will begin at 1:00pm Friday.  

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Keneseth Israel Congregation or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Louisville.
 

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Sunday, December 16, 2007 ~ 7 Tevet 5768

  Florence Dorothy (Hirsh) Stein, 93, of Louisville and previously of Pittsburgh, PA, passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2007 at Four Courts Senior Center.  
Florence was born March 2nd 1914 in Canonsburg, PA and was a credit manager for the Lane Bryant Stores in Pittsburgh, PA for more then 30 years. Florence was widowed at 31 years young, and left to raise her children, acting as both loving mother and father to them. She had a great love for music and people. She never knew a stranger, everyone was her friend. She had a sparkling personality as witnessed by all who loved her, including her care givers, while she resided at Four Courts Senior Center.  Florence was a lifetime member of Hadassah.
She was predeceased by her parents, Leon and Ida Hirsh (Finkel); husband, Louis B. Stein; son, Joseph L. Stein; two sisters, Madelyn Tyson and Sandra Bloomfield; and a brother, Robert Reynolds aka Howard Hirsh.
She is survived by her loving daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Harold Cohen of Louisville, KY, with whom she resided for 27 years.  Also surviving are her three dear grandchildren, Michael Cohen (Dara) of Louisville, KY, Ilene Cohen Asuncion (Lorne) of Carlsbad, CA, and Louis B. Stein of Pittsburgh, PA; darling great grandchild, Josephine Mahalo Asuncion; sister, Helen Gordon of Wheeling, WV; daughter-in-law, Kathleen Stein of Pittsburgh, PA; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Florence’s funeral and burial will be held in Pittsburgh, PA on Sunday, December 16, 2007.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Four Courts Senior Center, Keneseth Israel Congregation, 2531 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY 40205, The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Louisville.

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Thursday, December 13, 2007 ~ 4 Tevet 5768

  C. D. Baron, 82, passed away Saturday evening, December 8, 2007 at Jewish Hospital. C.D. was a graduate of Male High School, Citadel University and from Ohio State University. He was a WWII veteran and a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun. He was an owner of Consolidated Tire Company, an expert bowler and a Life Master bridge player.
C.D. was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Baron .
He is survived by his sons, Randy (Mary) Baron, and Gary (Jane) Baron; daughter, Bonnie (Rick) Pollack Gordon; as well as 5 grandchildren, Devyn and Dustin Baron and Samuel, Lindsay and Andrew Pollack.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00pm Thursday, December 13, 2007, at the funeral home, with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway. Visitation will begin at 2:00pm Thursday.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization, 75 Remittance Drive, Suite 6513, Chicago, IL 60675-6513 or
www.y-me.org.
 

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Monday, December 10, 2007 ~ 1 Tevet 5768

  Billie E. Kelman, 92, of Louisville, Kentucky, died Saturday, December 8, 2007 at Four Courts Senior Center.
She was born Billie Ethel Hark, November 25, 1915 in Louisville, Kentucky.  She married Benjamin Kelman on June 26, 1938. 
Billie was active in St. George Chapter 503 of the Eastern Star, Anshei Sfard Congregation and its Sisterhood, B’nai Brith Women, University of Louisville Associates, Four Courts and the Jewish Hospital Guild.
Billie loved to bake, spend time with her grandchildren and never met a stranger.  She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Israel and Annie Leah (Isaac) Hark; her husband, Ben; a son, Dr Stephen J. Kelman; sisters, Sarah Weiss, Esther Marcus and Zelda Seligman; and brother, David Hark.
She is survived by a son, Irvin S. Kelman (Jill) of Kewanee, Illinois; a daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Kelman of Huntington Woods, Michigan; 7 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
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Funeral services will be held at 3:30pm on Monday, December 10, 2007 at the funeral home, with burial in the Agudath Achim Cemetery.  Visitation will begin at  2:30pm Monday. 
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Four Courts Senior Center or Hospice and Palliative Care of Louisville. 

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Sunday, December 9, 2007 ~ 29 Kislev 5768

  Melvin E. Benovitz, 71, died Saturday at Baptist Hospital Northeast Hospice Unit.
While attending Bradley University, Melvin was president of Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity. Melvin was a cofounder of Master Charge, the predecessor to today’s Master Card, a Senior Vice President of 1st National Bank, Senior Vice President of J C Penney Credit Card Services and also president of AirPlus Americas. He was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, past president of Standard Country Club, a life member of National Council of Jewish Women – Louisville Section, treasurer of Kentuckiana Corvette Club, past chairman of Accept Credit Counseling Agency and past president of B’nai Brith.
Melvin is survived by his wife, Shellie; daughters Mona Schramko (Frank) and Susie Botwinick (Gary); son, Todd Benovitz; and grandchildren, Sarah and Ross Botwinick and Bennett, Eli and Carly Schramko.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Sunday, December 9, 2007 at the funeral home, with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway. Visitation will begin at 12:30pm Sunday.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Louisville, the National Council of Jewish Women – Louisville Section or to Adath Jeshurun Preschool.

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Thursday, December 6, 2007 ~ 26 Kislev 5768

  Jessica Harper Morrison, 37, died Tuesday, December 4, 2007, as a result of injuries received in an auto accident. She was a graduate of Presentation Academy and Ottawa University. She was employed by Humana. She was active in scouting and the Lyndon Recreation Baseball. Organ donations were made through KODA, a last demonstration of Jessica's selflessness. 
She is survived by her husband, Brett; sons, Noah and Tim; parents, Joyce Witten Harper and Patrick and Dottie Harper, of Elizabeth City, NC; stepsister, Stephanie Jones of Buford, GA; and mother in-law, Goldia Berry Morrison. 
A memorial service will be held at 4:00pm Thursday, December 6, 2007 at The Temple, 5101 US Highway 42. Visitation will begin at 3:00pm Thursday. 
In lieu of flowers, gifts of remembrance may be made for her sons through Republic Bank, 9600 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, KY, 40241, in care of Tim and Noah Morrison.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2007 ~ 25 Kislev 5768

                                        
Peggy Rae Vine,
77, passed away Monday morning, December 3, 2007, at her home in Prospect, Kentucky.
A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Peggy attended Atherton High School and was a graduate of the University of Missouri. Peggy was a member and volunteer of The Temple, National Council of Jewish Women, Temple Sisterhood, Jewish Hospital's Women's Guild, Standard Country Club and the Jewish Community Center. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sara and Mose Cohen; and her aunt Betty Bernstein, who helped raise Peggy from childhood. 
Peggy is survived by her loving husband, Herbert Vine, of 54 years; her brother, Dr. Stuart Cohen (Susan), of Beverly Hills, CA; and her sister, Judy Gilmore (Jerry), of Irvine, CA; five wonderful children, Sara Haynes (Jim), Valerie Miller (Michael), of Atlanta, GA, Dr. Jack Vine (Sheri), of Dallas, TX, Andrew Vine (Mandy) and Michael Vine (Susan); and her grandchildren, Travis and Jeffrey Haynes, Megan Miller and Lisa, Drew, Justin, Matthew, Cameron, Ryan, Ellie and Zachary Vine. 
The family would like to thank the support teams from Almost Family, Associated Care providers of Prospect and Hospice of Louisville for the wonderful care that they provided. 
The funeral service will be held at 2:00pm Wednesday, December 5, 2007, at The Temple, 5101 U.S. Highway 42, with burial in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway. Visitation will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday. There will also be a visitation beginning at 6:30pm Wednesday and 6:00pm Thursday at 6802 Hunters Run Place, in the Sutherland development in Prospect. 
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Gilda's Club of Louisville, 633 Baxter Avenue, Louisville, KY, 40204.

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Friday, November 30, 2007 ~ 20 Kislev 5768

  Isidore Klein died Thursday morning at Jewish Hospital.
He was a retired high school teacher and a former board member and current member of Anshei Sfard Congregation. 
Isidore was preceded in death by his step daughter, Susan Pearlman.
He is survived by his wife, Thelma Berlin Klein; daughters, Elise Gelbman of Holtsville, NY, Greta Ontell (Ronnie) of Clifton, NJ, Esther Markel (Ami) of Agoura Hills, CA and Miriam Klein (Marc Leibson); son, Nochum Klein (Dahlia) of Spring Valley, NY; brother, Seymour Klein (Libby) of Tappan, NY; step sons, Don and Ron Platoff; 15 grandchildren; and 1 great grandchild. 
Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Friday, November 30, 2007 at the funeral home, with burial in Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 721 Locust Lane.  Visitation will begin at 11 AM Friday.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Anshei Sfard Congregation. 

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Sunday, December 2, 2007 ~ 22 Kislev 5768

  Kahlman David "Babe" Waldman, 88, died Wednesday evening at Twinbrook Nursing Home.
Babe played football at Male High School, attended the University of Louisville and was the former owner of Dinty Moore, Riney’s and The Patio Lounge.  He was a WWII Army veteran and a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation.
Babe was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Helen Stoler Waldman.
He is survived by his daughters, Linda Schak (Sheldon) of Highland Park, IL and Barbara McKee (Craig) of Germantown, TN; grandchildren, Ellen Charney (Marty), Andy Brenner (Kelley) of Chicago, IL and Nicole McKee of Germantown, TN; and 2 great grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, December 2, 2007 at the funeral home, with burial in the Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane. Visitation will begin at 12:30 PM Sunday. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the James Graham Brown Cancer Research Fund. 

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Friday, November 30, 2007 ~ 20 Kislev 5768

  Margaret Dayan, 96, died Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at her home.
She was a retired teacher in the Jefferson County School System and was a co-owner of the old Evans stores in both New Albany and Jeffersonville, Indiana.  Margaret was also a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Norman Evans and Edward Dayan.
She is survived by her sons, Stephen (Gerry) and Burt (Sally) Evans; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and her caregivers, Vera Harris and Stephanie Sweatt.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, November 30, 2007 at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway. 
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Congregation Adath Jeshurun.

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Sunday, November 25, 2007 ~ 15 Kislev 5768

                                                  
 Judge Samuel Steinfeld, 101, died Thursday, November 22.
He was a graduate of the Jefferson County School System and the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.  He was a partner in the Steinfeld and Steinfeld law firm.  He was a county attorney who then became a special Judge in the Jefferson Circuit Court, a Justice in the Supreme Court of Kentucky and then became the Chief Justice in the Supreme Court of Kentucky.  He was also a chairman of the Kentucky Judicial Conference.  
He received numerous awards such as the Distinguished Law Alumni Award from the University of Louisville, the Outstanding Jurist Award from the Louisville Bar Association, the Outstanding Alumnus Award from the University of Louisville School of Law, and the Grauman Alumni Award from the University of Louisville, School of Law.
He served on the Jefferson County Election Commission and the Louisville Mayor's Citizen Advisory Committee.  He was a member of the Louisville, Kentucky and American Bar Associations.  He was President of the Young Men's Republican Club, a trustee and president of the University of Louisville Law Alumni Association and a trustee of the University of Louisville Alumni Association.  He was also a member and trustee of The Temple, a past president of its Men's Club and a past president of the Jewish Community Center.
He is survived by his son, James F. (Joyce M.) Steinfeld; daughter Helene (Howard) Grossman of Boca Raton, FL; sister Thelma Isaacs of Houston, TX; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A private graveside service will be held .
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

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Samuel Steinfeld, former state chief justice, dies at 101
Louisville lawyer 'loved the law'

By Paula Burba
pburba@courier-journal.com
The Courier-Journal

Samuel Steinfeld, a former chief justice of Kentucky's highest court and Jefferson County attorney, died Thursday at Jefferson Manor. He was 101.

"My dad was dedicated to anything that he went into," whether it was the law, politics, civic leadership or his family, his son, James Steinfeld, said yesterday.

"He loved the law, I can tell you that," said the younger Steinfeld, a third-generation lawyer.

"I've seen my dad draw up a court brief and he'd be taking it over to file and he'd see a comma out of place as he was walking over. He'd take it back and they'd redo it, because it had to be right."

After the elder Steinfeld was elected in 1966 to the Kentucky Court of Appeals, then Kentucky's highest court, he told The Louisville Times, "I have a great respect for the decisions of the court in the past."

"I feel that it's important not to deviate from the law as we have known it, unless circumstances change that call for such deviation," he said.

Steinfeld once recalled in a news story entering a Louisville courtroom at age 6 in the summer with his father, lawyer Emile Steinfeld, and having the judge call him to the bench and tell him to leave because he was not wearing a jacket.

Perhaps with that childhood encounter in mind, as Jefferson County attorney in 1946 Steinfeld convinced Jefferson Fiscal Court to relax the dress code at the county courthouse and allow employees to work without jackets during the summer. He served in the post until 1949.

Steinfeld was born Feb. 15, 1906, in Louisville and graduated in 1924 from Male High School, where he was a track star. He graduated from the University of Louisville law school, which his father had attended and where he would later send his son, in 1928, then joined his father's law firm, Gifford & Steinfeld, where he'd been working since 1922.

The firm mostly handled cases in insurance, real estate and planning and zoning matters, such as zoning for the Oxmoor shopping mall in the 1960s.

He became a partner in Steinfeld & Steinfeld with his father in 1935, and practiced there until 1966. Son James is now the third-generation partner in the Steinfeld legal practice.

Steinfeld served on the Court of Appeals from 1967 to 1975 and became chief justice in 1972.

As chief justice, he reported to the General Assembly that an intermediary court was needed to ease the volume of cases heard by the Court of Appeals and the resulting backlog.

"We're constantly groping for things we can do to save a few minutes here and there," Steinfeld told The Courier-Journal. He was concerned that the volume of cases and speed with which they were being handled might cause the court to lose sight of its main purpose: interpreting and clarifying the law.

The court system was reorganized a few years later in 1975 when a constitutional amendment added an intermediary appeals court and the highest court became the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Steinfeld officially retired from the bench the same year but continued to serve as a special judge in Jefferson Circuit Court until 1985 as well as in some appointments in U.S. District Court.

He also taught some courses at U of L's law school, where he had been active for decades in alumni associations, including as a trustee and president of the alumni association and the Law Alumni Foundation.

Dedicated to the Republican Party since he was a teenager, Steinfeld was president of the local Young Republicans Club and later served on the Jefferson County Republican Executive Committee.

From 1955 to 1966 he was the Republican representative to the Jefferson County Election Commission, the forerunner of the Board of Elections.

When Steinfeld defeated Democrat James W. Stites in the 1966 election for a seat on the Court of Appeals, he called his opponent "a grand fellow, an excellent lawyer" who would "make a very excellent judge." But there were seven Democrats and no Republicans on the court then, and Steinfeld wanted to even the field.

Democrat Frank Burke requested that Steinfeld swear him in as mayor of Louisville in 1969, James Steinfeld said yesterday.

Steinfeld also was a leader in the Jewish community for decades, serving as a trustee and president of the Jewish Community Center. When the center moved from downtown Louisville, Steinfeld worked with James Graham Brown to obtain the property on Dutchmans Lane, where the center is now, his son said.

He also had been a trustee of the old Adath Israel Congregation, which later merged with another congregation to form what is now The Temple.

Steinfeld's wife of 78 years, Flora, died in April. He met her when he was 12 years old and told his mother upon the meeting, "I'm going to marry that girl," according to their son.

"They went through the Great Depression together," James Steinfeld said. "He was dedicated to my mother."

When she entered a nursing home after a stroke a couple of years ago, he went with her. When his physician sent his medication list to the facility, their son said -- "a coated aspirin and a vitamin E" -- it was much to the staff's disbelief.

"He never would get excited, maybe that's what his key" to longevity was, his son said. "He took things in a very analytical way. … He had virtually no temper."

Steinfeld enjoyed telling his stories from more than a century of living in Louisville, his son said, like his first-person account of the 1937 flood. Members of the Louisville Bar Association visited Steinfeld at Jefferson Manor to learn more about the city's legal history, he said.

Besides his son James, Steinfeld is survived by a daughter, Helane Grossman, and a sister, Thelma Isaacs.

The graveside service will be private. Herman Meyer & Son Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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Sunday, November 25, 2007 ~ 15 Kislev 5768

 Hannah Rena Zachariah, 87, died Thursday, November 22.
She was a partner in the old Zach's Auto Parts.  She was a lifelong member of Anshei Sfard Congregation and Hadassah.
She was predeceased by her husband Harold Zachariah, and daughters Reva Carrico and Sherry Lyons.
She is survived by her son-in-law Alen Carrico; brother-in-law Paul Weiser; grandchildren Adam (Youlanda) Carrico, Steven Carrico, Heather C. Hicks, Darren Carrico, and Donnie Lyons; and great-grandchildren Abey Hicks and Lillie Carrico.
The funeral will be held Sunday, November 25, at 2 PM with visitation after 1 PM.  Burial will be in Anshei Sfard Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Crusade of Children or Hospice and Palliative Care of Louisvile.

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Monday, November 26, 2007 ~ 16 Kislev 5768

  Sidney Fine, 90, died Thursday, November 22, at Four Courts Senior Center.
He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky School of Pharmacy.  He was a pharmacist for many years.
He was a member of Keneseth Israel Congregation.
He is survived by his step-son Bruce (Kay) Newkirk and step-daughter Kimberly (Bruce) Macdonald; nieces and nephews Randy, Gary and Nicky Spivak, Shelley Kreigshaber, Linda Hartz and Myron, Ronald and Steven Krupp; and grandchildren Akam Grossman and Ben Newkirk.
A graveside service will be held Monday, November 26, at 3 PM at Keneseth Israel Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Four Courts Senior Center.

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Friday, November 16, 2007 ~ 6 Kislev 5768

                                                                           

  Edward Aaron Rothschild, 81, died Friday morning, November 16, 2007, at Baptist Hospital East.
Edward was a member of The Temple and of Standard Country Club. He was with the law firm Woodward, Hobson and Fulton, LLP and was previously with the law firm of Rothschild, Aberson & Miller. Edward was a member of the American, Kentucky and Louisville Bar associations and a life member of the Kentucky Society of CPA's. He was the past chairman of the taxation committee of the Louisville Bar Association and past president of the Estate Planning Forum and past Kentucky state chairman of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He served on the board of trustees for the Salvation Army in the Louisville area. He was a faculty member at the University of Louisville, School of Law. He was a former board member for 29 with Jewish Hospital, past president of the Jewish Vocational Service and past president of Louisville East Rotary Club. He was also on the board of trustees for the March of Dimes and a Navy veteran of World War II. 
He is survived by his wife, Frances Hoffman Rothschild; sons, Dr. Peter Rothschild (Dr. Debra Reinking) and Dr. Edward Rothschild II (Shannon); daughters, Dr. Diane Rothschild Groswalb (Dr. Douglas) of Indianapolis, IN and Nancy Rothschild Rosenberg (Dr. Lee) of Jacksonville, FL; and 11 grandchildren. 
A private family burial was held Friday. 
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 18, at The Temple, 5101 U.S. Highway 42. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday. 
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Arthritis Foundation or to The Temple.

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Thursday, November 8, 2007 ~ 27 Cheshvan 5768

  Ida Markuson Goldsmith, 95, died Monday evening, at Bashford East Health Care. 
Ida was a retired grocer and a member of Congregation Anshei Sfard.
She is survived by her son, Earl S. (Sandra) Goldsmith, two grandchildren, and one great grandchild. 

A graveside service will be held at 2:00pm Thursday, November 8, 2007, at Keneseth Israel Cemetery, 719 Locust Lane.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to the loving care that was given to Ida by all of the staff at Bashford East Health Care.  

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the donor’s favorite charity.     
   

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Sunday, November 4, 2007 ~ 23 Cheshvan 5768

  Sara Braunstein, died Friday, November 2, 2007 at Four Courts Senior Center. 
She was a retired retail merchant and a member of The Women of Reform Judaism. 
A graveside funeral and burial was held in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA.
She is survived by her son, William B. Braunstein (Sandra) and 2 grandchildren. 
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Jewish Community Center.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2007 ~ 26 Cheshvan 5768

  Eric "Ric" James Neal, 49, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2007 in Louisville, KY.
Ric was born in Shreveport, LA on October 20, 1958. He later lived in Chicago, IL, Youngstown, OH, Columbia, MD and settled in Louisville, KY in 2005. Ric's contagious smile and joking nature ensured that he made friends wherever he went. An avid hunter and gun collector, he loved spending time with his family, whether it be on a hunting trip or cooking up a Sunday dinner. He is deeply loved and respected by his family and friends, and he will be missed tremendously.
He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Neal.

Ric is survived by his wife, Roberta Neal; sons, Eric James Neal, Jr. of Shreveport, LA and Christopher Michael Neal of Ft. Worth, TX; daughters, Cindy Klein of Washington D.C. and Amy B. Klein of Fort Lauderdale, FL; Ric’s mother, Catherine Sue Neal of Karnack, TX; brothers, Raymond Neal, Jr. (Jackie) of
Mobile, AL, Dr. Phillip Neal (Katy) of Thibodaux, LA; sisters, Debbie Ervin (Dick) of Bossier City, LA, Michelle Cooksey (Jeff) of TX; mother-in-law, Grandma Spector; and his dogs, Charlie and Hunter.

A Celebration of Ric’s life will begin at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy be made to your favorite charity. 

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Wednesday, November 7, 2007 ~ 26 Cheshvan 5768

  Shirley Monfried Garner, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2007.
Shirley was a lifelong resident of Louisville, and the daughter of the late Dr. Bernard & Rose Monfried.
Shirley was an active volunteer for over 25 years at Jewish Hospital and was a member of many charitable organizations during her life.
For over 61 years, Shirley had a wonderful marriage with Dr. Lionel Garner, who passed away earlier this year.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Mrs. Florence (Edwin) Kerman.
She is survived by her sons, Steven (Nanette) Garner of Santa Rosa, California and Jamie of Seattle, Washington; her sisters, Mrs. Joyce (Stanley) Preiser of Boca Raton, Florida and Mrs. Carolyn (Stanley) Wolf of Louisville; her grandson, Joshua (Kim) Blum; and great-grandson, Micah Blum of Chicago.|
Visitation will begin at 12:00pm Wednesday and end at 12:40pm at the funeral home.  We will then proceed to the Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway for the funeral service.  
Following the funeral, the family will receive friends on Wednesday afternoon only,  November 7, from 2pm until 4 pm in the Community Room of The Glenview, 5100
U. S. Highway 42.
Donations may be made to Jewish Hospital or to your favorite charity.

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Sunday, November 4, 2007 ~ 23 Cheshvan 5768

  Coleman Friedman, 89, died Friday, November 2, 2007, at his residence.
Coleman was born December 27, 1917 in Louisville, Kentucky and went on to graduate as Valedictorian from Louisville Male High School Class of 1935 ½.  He then graduated as Valedictorian of the Louisville College of Pharmacy, presently U of K College of Pharmacy, Class of 1940.  He served in the Army during World War II and then, along with his wife, Ann Friedman, became the owners of Coleman’s Douglass Pharmacy from 1952 – 1970.  As a member of Anshei Sfard Congregation, Coleman served as president from 1967 – 1977.  For five years, he served on the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy, serving as president the fifth year.  He helped to organize the Jefferson County Academy of Pharmacy, which was a merger of Jefferson County Pharmaceutical Society and the Louisville Retail Druggist’s Association, where he was also a member of the Board of Governors. Coleman was a past vice president of Kentucky Pharmaceutical Association, a life member of B’nai Brith, a member of St. George Masonic Lodge #239 F & AM, Scottish Rite, Kosair Shrine Temple and the Jewish Community Center.  Since 1992, Coleman was the staff pharmacist for Family Health Center. He established the Ann & Coleman Friedman Endowment Fund at Eliahu Academy and in 2003, Coleman received the Distinguished Service Award from the Kentucky Pharmacists Association. 
His wife, Ann Goldberg Friedman, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his sons, Dr. Arnold S. Friedman (Jan) and Dr. Howard I. Friedman (Suzy); daughter, Phyllis Green; seven grandchildren; and one great grandchild. 
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Sunday, November 4, 2007, at the funeral home, with burial in the Anshei Sfard Cemetery, 721 Locust Lane.  Visitation will begin at 10 AM Sunday.  

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Eliahu Academy or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Louisville.

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Friday, November 2, 2007 ~ 21 Cheshvan 5768

  Pauline Levy, 82, died Thursday night at Meadowview Health and Rehab.  
She was a retired bookkeeper and a lifelong member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, member of the Jewish Community Center and an active volunteer with the USO during World War II.
She is survived by her brother, Harold Levy and her nieces and nephews, Barbara Gordon, David Friedman, Jeff Levy, of Boston MA, and Lisa Limerick of Port St. Lucie, FL.
A graveside service will be held at 4:00pm on Friday, November 2, 2007 at the Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Congregation Adath Jeshurun. 

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Tuesday, October 30, 2007 ~ 18 Cheshvan 5768

  Dorothy Igra, 89, died Saturday at Klondike Manor Nursing home.
For many years, Dorothy was a seamstress at the old Levy Bros. and a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun.
She is survived by her husband, Marian Igra; daughter, Halina Dyamont; grandson, Herman Praszkier (Terri) of St. Louis; and great grandchildren, Richard and Dorey Praszkier.
A graveside service will be held at 2 PM Tuesday, at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway. 
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Congregation Adath Jeshurun.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007 ~ 11 Cheshvan 5768

  Liydia Chopovskaya, 87, died Sunday.
She is survived by her son, Dr. Leonia Chopovsky.
Her funeral service will be held at 2:30pm on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at the funeral home.  Visitation will begin at 1:30pm with interment in The Temple Cemetery, 2716 Preston Highway.

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Monday, October 22, 2007 ~ 10 Cheshvan 5768

  Marietta Silverman Weinstein, 79, died Saturday at Jewish Hospital.  
She was predeceased by her husband, Sheldon.  
She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Flaksman; son, David (Judy) Weinstein; brother, Bernard Silverman; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.  
The funeral will be held Monday, October 22, 2007, at 11 AM at the funeral home, with visitation after 10 AM.  
Interment will be in the Temple Shalom section of Cave Hill Cemetery.  
Contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

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Monday, October 22, 2007 ~ 10 Cheshvan 5768

  Milton Joseph Cook, 81, died Saturday.  
A Navy veteran of World War II, he was president of Classic Siding and Window Company.  
He  is survived by two daughters, Lynn (Rick) Rosenstein of Detroit, Michigan and Robin (Bruce) Silverman; a son, Alan Cook; two brothers, Dr. Joel (Gina) Cook and Ivan (Anne) Cook; a sister, Janel Shields; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. 
The funeral will be held Monday, October 22, 2007, at 2 PM at the funeral home.  Visitation begins at 1 PM Monday.  
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Adath Jeshurun Tribute Fund or Hospice and Palliative Care of Louisville.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007 ~ 11 Cheshvan 5768

  Mildred (Mickie) Rosenberg, 80, formerly of Ocala, Florida, died Friday at Hospice of Louisville.  
She was a retired partner, with her late husband, Abe, in Rosenberg Construction Company.  She was a past president of LaSertoma.
Survivors include four sons, John (Mary-Ann) Delaney of Benton, Louisiana, Robert E. (Pam) Delaney of Orlando, Florida, William H. Delaney of Loma Linda, California and Thomas E. Delaney; brother, Bob (Charlene) Johnson of Sparta, Tennessee; sister, Jo (Gordon) Coombs;  3 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; four nieces; three nephews; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Lil and Charles Lazarus.  
A graveside service will be held at 2 PM on Tuesday, October 23, 2007, at Resthaven Cemetery.  
Contributions may be made to the J. Graham Brown Cancer Research.

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Monday, October 22, 2007 ~ 10 Cheshvan 5768

  Miriam Edelson, 88, died Friday at Jefferson Place.  
She was a retired Social Worker and a member of Temple Shalom and Hadassah.
She was predeceased by her husband, David Edelson.
She is survived by her son, Dr. Richard (Ann) Edelson; a grandson, Aaron Edelson; and a great-granddaughter, Rayah Edelson.
A graveside service will be held Monday, October 22, 2007,  at 2:30 PM at Cave Hill Cemetery.  
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Temple Shalom or The Alzheimer's Association.

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Wednesday, October 3, 2007 ~ 21 Tishrei 5768 

  Jeanette Schwartz, 92, died Monday. 
She was a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun and National Council of Jewish Women-Louisville Section.
  She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She was loved and cherished by her family and will be deeply missed.
She is predeceased by her husband Nathan “Natie” Schwartz.
She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl Karp (Dr. David); grandchildren, Andrew Karp (Lisa) and Abigail Karp Marcus (Brian); and
great grandsons, Jared Henry and Daniel Nathan Marcus. 
Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at the funeral home, with burial in Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 2926 Preston Highway.  Visitation will begin at 12:00pm Wednesday.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Congregation Adath Jeshurun. 

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