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Obituary - LOLA FUCHS

Lola Fuchs of Ocean, New Jersey, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold. She was 91. Born in Oswiecim, Poland, Lola resided in Israel until 1963 when she immigrated to the United States. A Holocaust survivor, she met her...

 

Obituary - ROSE E. GOLDIE

(Submitted by the family) Rose Goldie passed away Nov. 11, 2019, at the age of 99 years and 9 months. She was born Feb. 28, 1920, in “White Russia.” At a young age, her family emigrated to Mexico and later to Stevens Point, Wisconsin. She had a...

 

Obituary - TOBY KAYE

Toby Kaye, age 75, of ‪Atlanta, Georgia, died Nov. 13, 2019. She was raised in the Bronx, New York, graduating from James Monroe High School, where she was a cheerleader. She is also a proud graduate of both Queens College and Hunters College in...

 

Obituary - HOWARD STANLEY FREEDMAN

(Herschel Shmuel ben Reuven) Howard Stanley Freedman of Altamonte Springs passed away at his residence on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. He was 87 years old. He was born in Newark, New Jersey, on May 26, 1932, to the late Ruben and Adeline Freedman. In June...

 

Obituary - ROSALIND JEAN FRIEDMAN LEVITT

(Rachel Leah bat Moshe) Rosalind Levitt passed away Nov. 6, 2019. She was born Oct. 13 1921, in the Bronx, New York City. She had a marvelous life. She and her husband, Jack, who predeceased her worked together in the family business and traveled...

 

Obituary - MARVIN BOB BLATT

Submitted by the family Marvin Bob Blatt (Nachum Baruch ben Yonah v’Rachel Leah), of Orlando, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 24th, after complications from cancer treatment. Celebrating his 72nd birthday last Sunday, Oct. 20, he was born in...

 

Obituary - LILLIAN PLAEZ

(Sara Leah bat Israel) Lillian Plaez, age 77, of Maitland, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at Savannah Cove in Maitland. Mrs. Plaez, a native of Russia, was the daughter of the late Israel and Betty Straks Feinberg, and was born on...

 

Obituary - LYNN M. COHEN

Lynn M. Cohen, age 98, passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his family on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. He was born in Flushing, New York, on Sept. 19, 1921, a son of the late Godfrey S. and Marie D. Rosenbaum Cohen. Lynn was a graduate...

 

Obituary - ROGER L. FEATHERSTON

Roger L. Featherston, age 80, of Winter Park, passed away peacefully at his residence on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. A native of Lackbourne, Ohio, Roger was born on June 18, 1939 at the late C.D. and Vera Featherson. Following high school, Roger served...

 

Obituary - MADELYN SILVERBERG

Madelyn Silverberg, age 75, of Sanford, passed away on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, at Lake Mary Health and Rehabilitation Center. A native of Rockford, Ill., she was born to the late Leo and Christine Karron on July 8, 1944. Madelyn was a high school...

 

Elijah Cummings dies at 68

(JTA)-Rep. Elijah Cummings, a longtime Baltimore congressman who worked to build ties between the African-American and Jewish communities in his district, died Thursday in his home city. He was 68. A...

 

Harold Bloom dreamed in Yiddish until his death

NEW YORK (JTA)-Many obituaries of Harold Bloom, the lion of American literary criticism who passed away on Oct. 15, 2019, at 89, mention that he was born to Orthodox Jewish immigrants from Eastern...

 

Obituary - SONIA LEVEY

Sonia Levey, age 88, of Kissimmee, passed away peacefully on Oct.17, 2019, at the VITAS Inpatient Hospice Unit in Winter Garden. A Brooklyn, New York native, she was born on Jan. 3, 1931, to the late Isadore and Fannie Beck. She was a high school...

 

Obituary - JAMES STUART GRODIN

Submitted by his family James Stuart Grodin, known to all as Jim, passed away on Oct. 13, 2019. Jim was born on Dec. 11, 1945, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Florence (Smith) and Edward Grodin. He...

 

Obituary - RUTH E. MILLER

Ruth E. Miller, 85, of Winter Park, Fla., was born Oct. 24, 1933 and passed away Oct. 8, 2019. She moved to The Villages, Fla., from Las Vegas in 2007 and in 2013 to Winter Park. Mrs. Miller enjoyed...

 

Obituary - ALBERT MOSSERI

ALBERT “Al” Mosseri, age 71, of Lake Mary, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at Orlando Regional Medical Center. He was born on May 18, 1948, in Cairo, Egypt, a son of the late Maurice and Alice Wahba Mosseri. The family immigrated to the...

 

Obituary - FLORENCE PEARL PEIPER

Submitted by the family Florence “Fagy” Pearl Peiper (nee Jeff), age 99, of Palm Springs, Calif., and formerly of Orlando, passed away peacefully at Palm Springs Health Care and Rehab Center on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. An Ohio native, she was born...

 

Obituary - BARBARA GATERBAUM KOSSTRIN

Barbara Kosstrin, age 67, of Altamonte Springs, passed away on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at AdventHealth Hospice in Altamonte Springs. She was born on Dec. 11, 1951, in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of the late Jose and Tauba Frejman Gaterbaum....

 

Obituary - SHIRLEY WEISS MICHAEL

Submitted by her family Shirley Michael, age 85, of Maitland, passed away on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at Weinstein Hospice in Atlanta, with her loving family by her side. Shirley was born on Jan. 2, 1934, in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a beacon of...

 

Pioneering journalist Cokie Roberts, who with her husband wrote about their interfaith marriage, dies

(JTA)-Cokie Roberts, a pioneering journalist who with her husband wrote an interfaith Haggadah and published a book about their interfaith marriage, has died. Roberts was one of the few female voices...

 

Obituary - ADAM BENJAMIN

Adam Benjamin, age 72, of Poinciana, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, evening, Sept. 13, 2019, at Osceola Regional Medical Center. A native of Rome, Italy, Adam was born on March 21, 1947, to the late Izrael and Margaret...

 

Obituary - DR. MARK S. COOPERSTEIN

Mark Steven Cooperstein, 73, of Orlando, passed away on Sunday morning, Sept. 8, 2019, at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital. Dr. Cooperstein was born on Sept. 1, 1946, in Philadelphia to the late Charles and Beatrice Rosen Cooperstein. He was raised in...

 

Obituary - IVA ROSILAND BAUMSTEIN

Iva Rosiland Baumstein (nee Bernstein), known to her family and friends as "Roz" or "Rozie," passed away quietly on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at the age of 92. She was born on March 16, 1927, in St....

 

Obituary - JOHN S. BLUM

John Salomon “Johnny” Blum, age 69, of Winter Garden, passed away peacefully at AdventHealth Hospice in Altamonte Springs on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. Johnny was born on Nov. 13, 1949, in Sousa, Dominican Republic, the son of Hella Dora Codik and...

 

Obituary - SYLVIA STONE

Sylvia Stone, age 92, of Winter Park, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at Regents Park Health Care Center in Winter Park. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Sylvia and her late husband, Simon, whom she married in April 1946, relocated to the...

 

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