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Obituary - BRENDA KLEIN

Brenda Klein, age 81, of Kissimmee, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019. Brenda was born in Brooklyn, New York, on Aug. 24, 1938, to the late Samuel and Rose Bloom Ligerman. She attended college and...

 

Holocaust survivor dies from injuries in transit to White House Chanukah party

(JTA)—Rosalee Glass, a Holocaust survivor recognized by President Donald Trump during the White House Chanukah party, has died following injuries sustained during travel to Washington, D.C. Glass...

 

Obituary - ZENA W. SULKES FREEMAN

(Submitted by the family) Dr. Zena Sulkes Freeman, 80, of Winter Park, died away on Dec. 22, 2019. She was born in Detroit and was a proud graduate of the University of Michigan. She earned her doctoral degree in education from the University of...

 

Obituary - ETHEL F. GIBBS

Ethel F. Gibbs, of Orlando, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. She was born in Philadelphia, Penn., on May 27, 1920, to the late Alex and Ida Weisberg Forman and was an Orlando area resident since 1946. She was the widow of the late...

 

Obituary - MINDY ANNE MOSRIE

(Submitted by the family) Mindy Anne Mosrie, 56, passed away in Altamonte Springs, Florida, on Dec. 6, 2019, after a brave battle with Metastatic Breast Cancer. She was born on May 23, 1963, in Brooklyn, N.Y, to Linda and Don Center. Mindy was a...

 

Obituary - ROBERT PETER WOLF

Robert Peter Wolf, age 70, a nearly life-long resident of Lakeland, passed away at his home in Morganton, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his dear parents Rhoda and Leonard Wolf, and is survived by his three loving siblings—Susan (Bruce)...

 

Allan Gerson dies at 74

WASHINGTON (JTA)—Allan Gerson, a lawyer who made it easier for the families of terror victims to sue foreign governments, has died. His daughter Daniela told family and friends that he passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at his Washington, D.C., home...

 

Obituary - SUSAN GAMSON

Susan G. Gamson, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on June 27, 1942, passed away on Dec. 2, 2019. Susan was always an honest and supportive woman who prioritized the needs of her family above all else. She was very active within her community and at...

 

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...

 

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