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Obituary - ROBERT SHELDON

Mr. Robert Sheldon, 74, of Altamonte Springs, passed away on Sunday, July 25, 2021, following a lengthy illness. Mr. Sheldon was born on Oct. 13, 1946, in New York to the late Irving and Nancy Lobel Sheldon. He was a retired educator and relocated...

 

Obituary - SHARON SILKES

Miss. Sharon Silkes, 63 of Orlando, died Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at her home following a brief illness. Miss. Silkes was born Oct. 25, 1957 in New York, New York, and moved to the Orlando area in 2005 from New York. She is predeceased by her father,...

 

Obituary - MICHAEL LIEB JESER

Submitted by the family. The Jeser family has lost its king, its hero. Michael Lieb Jeser was born on Jan. 28, 1976. On Shabbat Va’etchanan, July 24, 2021, Michael lost his four-year battle with...

 

Ruth Pearl, mother of slain Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl, dies at 85

(JNS) - Ruth Pearl, the mother of slain Wall Street Journal journalist Daniel Pearl, died on July 20 at the age of 85. In 2002, Ruth Pearl and her husband, Judea Pearl, were thrust into...

 

Obituary - MIRIAM COHEN

Miriam Cohen, 95, of Lake Mary, Fla., passed away July 19, 2021, at the age of 95. She was born Jan. 28, 1926, in New York. She married Albert Cohen, of blessed memory, in December 1948. She is survived by her three children, Gwen Sloan, Cindy...

 

Obituary - HAROLD L. "HANK" GREENBERG

Harold L. “Hank” Greenberg, MD, passed away peacefully at home in Longwood, Fla., on July 13, 2021. Hank was born on July 16, 1938, in Tampa, Fla., to the late Sam and Rita Stanler Greenberg. He is survived by his loving wife of 28 year, Norma...

 

Obituary - SAMUEL POTTINGER LANCASTER, JR.

Samuel Pottinger Lancaster, Jr., age 74, passed peacefully and surrounded by his family in Lake Mary, Fla., on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. He was born in Sterling, IL, on Aug. 15, 1946. He was the son of Samuel Pottinger Lancaster, Sr. and Margaret...

 

Obituary - HELEN LEWIN

Helen Lewin passed away on July 6, 2021. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Jan. 23, 1923, to loving parents Nathan and Annie Blaweiss, the third of four children. She had a happy childhood with a close knit family. On Dec. 6, 1942, she married...

 

Obituary - MARVIN J. SIEGEL

Marvin Siegel, 76 of Orlando, died Sunday, July 11, 2021, at Cornerstone Hospice following a lengthy illness. Mr. Siegel was born on Aug. 13, 1944, in Los Angeles, Calif., to the late Samuel and Rhea (Rosenthal) Siegel, and moved to Orlando in 2004,...

 

Obituary - BARBARA ANN FLEET

Barbara Ann Fleet 86, formally of Hollywood, Florida, died Thursday, June 17, 2021, at Oakmonte Village at Lake Mary following a brief illness. Ms. Fleet was born Oct. 4, 1934, in Trenton, New...

 

Obituary - BERT J. SCHOEMANN

Bert J. Schoemann's parents, Ernst Schoemann and Annie Strauss, met in Paris, France, after each of them had escaped Germany from the Nazi onslaught. They married, and on June 3, 1936, Bert (Shimon...

 

Obituary - RONALD KWASMAN, DDS

Submitted by the family Ronald Kwasman, DDS, passed away on June 16, 2021. Born in 1932, Ron was the son of Sylvia and Garson Kwasman. Ron was a family dentist in Irondequoit and Rochester, N.Y., for more than 40 years. He remained a proud...

 

Obituary - ROBERT FRANCIS PICHENY

Robert (Bob) Picheny was born in Brooklyn, New York, June 7, 1944. He grew up in Brooklyn and Long Island where he met and married his wife, Sandra. The newlyweds moved to Orlando five months after their wedding. They lived in Central Florida their...

 

Obituary - GORDON ALLEN ENGEL

It is with profound sorrow, the family announced the passing of Gordon Allen Engel, z”l, on May 30, 2021. Born Oct. 30, 1924, as the only child to Jack and Irene Engel, he enjoyed a happy childhood in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Gordon married...

 

Obituary - ELAINE DITCHEK FINESTONE

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Elaine Ditchek Finestone, may her memory be for a blessing, on May 21, 2021. Elaine died in Orlando, Florida, surrounded by her children...

 

Obituary - SUSAN BETH KAPLAN LANCASTER

Susan Beth Kaplan Lancaster, aged 72, passed away peacefully at her home in Lake Mary, Florida. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Dec. 7, 1948, she was the daughter of Nathan and Lee Kaplan. On March 21, 1966 Susan married Samuel Pottinger Lancaster. They...

 

Charles Grodin, Jewish comic actor, dies at 86

(JTA) - Charles Grodin, the deadpan Jewish comic actor who starred in such blockbuster films as "The Heartbreak Kid" and the children's movie "Beethoven," died Tuesday at his home in Wilton,...

 

Obituary - JEROME BARRY FREEDMAN

Jerome (Jerry) Barry Freedman, age 78, of Altamonte Springs, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Born in Detroit, Michigan, on Jan. 5, 1943, he was the son of the late Phil and Rose Freedman. On Aug. 22, 1965, in Detroit, he married...

 

Obituary - ADELE BANKS DORMAN

Submitted by the family Adele Banks Dorman (“Bama”), 78, of Fern Park, Florida, passed away on April 26, 2021, in Orlando. Adele was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Druid City Hospital, to Isadore and Rose Banks, on Aug. 2, 1942. She went to...

 

Obituary - JEROME GLADSTEIN

Jerome Gladstein, 93, of Maitland, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at AdventHealth - Altamonte Springs, following a brief illness. Mr. Gladstein was born on July 2, 1927, in Brooklyn, New York, to the late Benjamin and Lillian (Daniels)...

 

Walter Mondale dies at age 93

(JTA) - Walter Mondale, the former vice president who represented a time in American history when being pro-Israel and progressive were often synonymous, has died at 93. He passed away Monday at his...

 

Obituary - BRAD WARREN CATRON

Submitted by the family On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Brad Warren Catron unexpectedly passed from us. Brad was a loving father, grandfather, uncle, brother, and friend to many. He will be remembered as a great musician with a fierce sense of humor. Bra...

 

Obituary - ELLYN HARBER GOLDSTEIN

Ellyn Harber Goldstein, age 81, of Winter Park, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2021, while under Hospice care. Ellyn was born on Jan. 11, 1940, in New York City to Carl and Sallye Harber. She was the fiercely dedicated mother to Jay and Howard,...

 

Bernie Madoff dies in prison at 82

(JTA) - Bernie Madoff, the fraudster who ran a $17.5 billion Ponzi scheme ensnaring thousands of investors, including a long list of Jewish organizations and families, has died at 82. The Associated...

 

George Segal, vanguard of 1960s wave of young Jewish actors, dies at 87

(JTA) - George Segal, whose career as an actor ranged from shattering Jewish stereotypes in his youth to cheerfully indulging them in his dotage, has died at 87. The fact that early in his career...

 

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