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  • Obituary - SHERYLE ZELDA OSTROWSKY

    Jan 12, 2024

    Mrs. Sheryle Zelda Ostrowsky, 78, Orlando, Florida passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2023 at Advent Health East Orlando following a brief illness. Mrs. Ostrowsky was born Sept. 14, 1945, in Donora, Pennsylvania to the late William and Isabelle Zelkovitz and move to the Orlando area in 1978 from Atlantic City, New Jersey. Mrs. Ostrowsky is survived by her loving and devoted children; daughter, Leigh Ann (Luke) Ostrowsky-Leonard of Orlando, Florida; sons, Eric (Melissa) Ostrowsky of Titusville, Florida and Wayne (Jennifer) Ostrowsky of...

  • Obituary - DR. TIBOR RODIN

    Jan 12, 2024

    Dr. Tibor Rodin, 89, Rockledge, Florida passed away peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2023, at Rockledge Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Dr. Rodin was born May 10, 1934 in Budapest, Hungary to the late Mor and Rose (Deutsch) Rottman. Dr. Rodin is predeceased by his loving wife of 59 years, Cvia (Neuerman) Rodin, and his beloved son, Jonathan Ben Rodin, both of blessed memory. Dr. Rodin is survived by his devoted children; son, Moses Rodin of Rockledge, Florida and daughter, Natalie (Rabbi Joel) Fox of Rockledge, Florida....

  • Obituary - RONALD (RON) SHADER

    Jan 12, 2024

    Mr. Ronald (Ron) Shader, 91, passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 30, 2023, at his Longwood, Florida home surrounded by his family. Mr. Shader was born Oct. 9, 1932, in Orlando, Florida to the late Ben and Bessie (Joseph) Shader and was a lifelong resident of Central Florida. Mr. Shader was a retired developer and builder of Mini Storage facilities. He was a member of Congregation Ohev Shalom and the JCC. Mr. Shader is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 58 years, Mardi (Rubelow) Shader of Longwood, Florida; son, Ben Shader of...

  • Obituary - HELEN B. TETENBAUM

    Jan 12, 2024

    Mrs. Helen B. Tetenbaum, 95, of Winter Park, Florida passed away Sunday, Dec. 17, 2023, at Advent Health Winter Park following a brief illness. Mrs. Tetenbaum was born Jan. 23, 1928, in Savannah, Georgia to the late Morris and Fannie (Silverstein) Blumberg. She moved to the Winter Park area in 1948 and was a former member of Congregation of Reform Judaism. She was a life member of Hadassah, Friends of Jewish Pavilion. She is served as an executive with Florida Leather Company with her beloved husband of 55 years, Oscar Tetenbaum, of blessed...

  • Obituary - Charlotte Friedland

    Dec 29, 2023

    Mrs. Charlotte Friedland, 102, Melbourne, Florida passed away Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023, at Addington Place of Titusville, Florida following a brief illness. Mrs. Friedland was born Oct. 7, 1921, in Chicago, Illinois to the late Maurice and Ruth (Yaffe) Chase. She moved to the Maitland, Florida area in 1948 were she married her late husband, Nathan Friedland, of blessed memory. Mrs. Friedland is survived by her devoted sons; Judge Kenneth (Lydia) Friedland of Titusville, Florida and Roger (Alyssa) of Jerusalem, Israel; grandsons — Brian F...

  • Obituary - MARLYN ZATUCHNEY

    Dec 29, 2023

    Mrs. Marlyn Zatuchney, 78, Apopka, Florida passed away peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023, at Advent Health Hospice Altamonte Springs, Florida following a brief illness. Mrs. Zatuchney was born Oct. 3, 1945, in Brooklyn, New York to the late Phillip William and Sylvia (Kaplan) Kramer and moved to the Orlando area in 1988 from New Jersey. Mrs. Zatuchney is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 52 years, Stuart Jay Zatuchney of Apopka, Florida and cousins, Gloria and Lester Levine of Longwood, Florida. Graveside Service for Mrs....

  • Norman Lear, Jewish creator of pioneering TV, dies at 101

    Andrew Lapin|Dec 15, 2023

    (JTA) - Norman Lear, the Jewish TV pioneer behind iconic comedies of the 1970s and 1980s that helped bring social commentary and Black characters into the mainstream, has died at 101. Lear's death was announced by a spokesperson for his family, according to The New York Times. The decorated creator of "All In The Family," "The Jeffersons," "Maude," "Sanford and Son" and a host of other groundbreaking TV sitcoms, Lear lived and worked through just about every era of Hollywood comedy. A lifelong...

  • Obituary - WILLIAM JOSEPH KAHN

    Dec 15, 2023

    William Joseph Kahn passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023, in Orlando, Fla., after a courageous battle against kidney disease at the age of 91. Although accomplished in his professional career and as community service leader in central Florida, Mr. Kahnwas most proud that he was a loving and nurturing husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was born in New York City and attended college at the University of Florida. At UF, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity, ran on the... Full story

  • Henry Kissinger dies at 100

    Ben Harris|Dec 8, 2023

    (JTA) - Henry Kissinger, the first Jewish secretary of state and the controversial mastermind of American foreign policy in the 1970s - orchestrating the U.S. opening to China, negotiating the end of the conflict in Vietnam and helping ease tensions with the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War - has died. Kissinger died at his home in Connecticut on Wednesday at 100, according to a statement posted to his website. He had celebrated his 100th birthday in June with a party at the New York P...

  • Obituary - SUSAN M. HAURYLUCK

    Dec 1, 2023

    Ms. Susan M. Hauryluck, 69, Orlando, Florida passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, at AdventHealth, East Orlando following a brief illness. Ms. Hauryluck was born Sept. 23, 1954, in Bronx, New York to the late Robert and Judye (Bardack) Hauryluck and moved to the Orlando area in 2000 from New York. Ms. Hauryluck is survived by her devoted daughters; Shannon (Richard Leonard) Davidson and Meredith Hauryluck both of Orlando, Florida; and her loving sister, Nancy Morris of Orlando, Florida. Graveside services for Ms. Hauryluck were held... Full story

  • Obituary - ARLENE BARBARA HARRIS

    Nov 24, 2023

    Mrs. Arlene Harris, 84, passed away peacefully after battling pancreatic cancer on Oct. 27, 2023 at Advent Health Hospice Care in Altamonte Springs. Arlene was born on Oct. 14, 1939, in New York. She and her husband, Charles, later moved to Longwood, Fla., where she owned Affordable Tours and Travel. She sold the travel agency so she could retire and be with her husband who later passed away. Her family grieves her loss but they take comfort knowing that Arlene and Charles are together once again. They always believed that family is important.... Full story

  • Obituary - SAMUEL LEVINE

    Nov 17, 2023

    Mr. Samuel Levine, 85, of Orlando, Florida passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023, at Advent Health Hospice surrounded by his family. Mr. Levine was born Sept. 29, 1938, in Bronx, New York to the late Isador and Esther (Weinstein) Levine. He and his wife moved to the Orlando area in 2015 from New York and he retired as a supervisor in the medical field and a proud United States Air Force Veteran. Mr. Levine is survived by his devoted wife of 58 years, Sandra (Schneid) Levine of Orlando, Florida; daughters, Meredith Levine (Gary Silver)... Full story

  • Obituary - JAYA "JULIA" SALINSKY

    Nov 17, 2023

    Mrs. Jaya “Julia” Salinsky, 85, formerly of Orlando, Florida and of Mint Hill, Virginia passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023, surrounded by her family following a brief illness. Mrs. Salinsky was born May 10, 1938, in Havana, Cuba to the late Leon and Sarah (Erdsnecker) Stelcner. She was a former member of Sholom Aleichem. She and her husband, Norman Salinsky of blessed memory, moved to the Orlando area in 2002 from Miami, Florida. Mrs. Salinsky is survived by her devoted children, son, Steven (Eileen) Salinsky of Fairfax, Virginia, a...

  • Obituary - MATTHEW (MENDEL) GREENBERG

    Nov 10, 2023

    Mr. Matthew (Mendel) Greenberg, 35, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023, at Advent Health Altamonte Springs following a brief illness. Mr. Greenberg was born May 30, 1988, in Orlando, Florida and a lifelong resident. Mr. Greenberg is survived by his devoted mother, Dawn Robb and stepfather Richard Robb of Altamonte Springs, Florida; brother, Samson Robb of Orlando, Florida; uncles, Allan Ornstein of Altamonte Springs, Florida and Steven Ornstein of Lake Mary, Florida; aunts, Marilyn Greenberg of Lake Worth, Florida and Susan... Full story

  • Obituary - MURIEL POLAN LAP

    Nov 10, 2023

    Mrs. Muriel Polan Lap, 99, Palm Bay, Florida passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. 27, 2023, at Life Care Center of Palm Bay surrounded by her family following a brief illness. Mrs. Lap was born Aug. 25, 1924, in Montreal, Canada to the late Benjamin and Beatrice (Roseman) Polan. Mrs. Lap is survived by her devoted sons, Benjamin Lap of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Perry (Jo) Lap of Stuart, Florida. In keep with Mrs. Lap’s wishes she was cremated and will be scattered at sea. May she rest in p... Full story

  • Obituary - SHEILA MILLER

    Nov 10, 2023

    Mrs. Sheila Miller, 89, of Maitland, Florida passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023, at Advent Health Hospice surrounded by family following a brief illness. Mrs. Miller was born Jan. 15, 1934, in Brooklyn, New York to the late Murry and Lillian (Sidetsky) Cohen. She retired as CFO of Charles B. Crystal Imports and is predeceased by her loving husband of 69 years, Sheldon Miller of blessed memory. Mrs. Miller is survived by her devoted children; daughter, Naomi (Howard) Slansky of Ocoee,... Full story

  • Obituary - SHAWN K. ORNSTEIN

    Nov 10, 2023

    Mrs. Shawn K. Ornstein, 78, formerly of Clermont, Florida passed away Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, in Chesapeake, Virginia following a brief illness. Mrs. Ornstein was born March 25, 1945, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the late Charles and Edna (Wagner) Faulhaber. She and her husband moved to the Clermont area in 2007 from Boynton Beach, Florida. Mrs. Ornstein is survived by her devoted husband, Stuart Ornstein of Chesapeake, Virginia; son, David (Denise) Ornstein of Clermont, Florida; daughter, Deborah (Joseph) Bruno of Orlando; grandchildren,... Full story

  • Obituary - LIBBY SCHORES

    Nov 10, 2023

    Mrs. Libby Schores, 96, of Fern Park, Florida passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023, at Strive ALF following a brief illness. Mrs. Schores was born May 17, 1927, in Ratner Saskatchewan, Canada to the late Paul and Sarah (Taback) Schores. She moved to the Orlando area in 1992 from Miami, Florida. She was a retired surgery technician. Mrs. Schores is survived by her nephew, Irwin Bellinkoff. Graveside Services for Mrs. Schores were held at Congregation Ohev Shalom Cemetery (6034 Old Winter Garden Road, Orlando) with Rabbi Mendy Bornstein... Full story

  • Obituary - CHARLES B. SILVERMAN

    Nov 10, 2023

    Mr. Charles B. Silverman, 92, formerly of Orlando, passed away peacefully Friday, Oct. 27, 2023, in Seattle, Washington following a brief illness. Mr. Silverman was born Oct. 28, 1930, in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Samuel and Grace (Fine) Silverman. Shortly after graduating from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, he served in the Army as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. He married his beloved, Ellen (Sinsley) Silverman, in 1961 in Miami Beach, Florida shortly afterward they made... Full story

  • Obituary - MINA MILMAN

    Oct 27, 2023

    Mrs. Mina Milman, 95, formerly of Orlando passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2023, at her San Jose, California home surrounded by her family following a brief illness. Mrs. Milman was born June 6, 1928, in Lithuania to the late Marchels & Esther (Lipzis) Epstein. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, Samuel Milman, and son, Professor Claudio Milman, both of blessed memory. Mrs. Milman is survived by her devoted daughter, Rita Monica Milman of San Jose, California and son, Mario (Vanda) Milman of Delray Beach, Florida and her 3... Full story

  • Obituary - SHEILA M. COOPER

    Oct 20, 2023

    Sheila M. Cooper, age 72, of Oviedo, FL (formerly of Randallstown, MD) passed away on Oct. 9 in Altamonte Springs. Mrs. Cooper was born in Baltimore, MD, on Nov. 27, 1950, to the late Karl and Adele “Gert” Friedman. She moved to the Oviedo area in 1990 with her husband of 44 years, Thomas Cooper, of blessed memory. She is survived by her loving children: David (Daun) Cooper and Nicole (Ben) Knapp, both of Oviedo, FL, sisters; Joyce Bell of Maryland and Janice (Jeffrey) Frieman of Tampa, Florida;... Full story

  • Obituary - IRVIN M. LEVIN

    Oct 20, 2023

    Irvin M. Levin, 82, loving father and grandfather, peacefully passed away on Oct. 3, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. He was born to Evelyn (Blum) and Abraham Levin in Philadelphia, PA. He grew up in Philadelphia, PA and Atlantic City, N.J. Irvin honorably served in the United States Air Force for four years. After marrying, Sandra Levin, he raised his family in Philadelphia, PA. He spent most of his career as a postal carrier for the United States Post Office and working other jobs to... Full story

  • Obituary - MAJOR PAUL LILLING

    Oct 20, 2023

    Major Paul Lilling, United States Air Force, Retired, 89, passed away peacefully Saturday, Oct. 14, 2023, at his Maitland, Florida home surrounded by his family. Major Lilling was born Jan. 11, 1934, in Brooklyn, New York to the late Herman and Winifred Lilling. Major Lilling served over 20 years in the United States Air Force with 2 tours in the Vietnam War and flew the B 47 during the Cold War. Major Lilling is survived by his devoted wife, Lois (Messinger) Lilling of Maitland, Florida; son;... Full story

  • Obituary - RICHARD M. TOLPIN

    Oct 20, 2023

    Mr. Richard M. Tolpin, 75, Orange City, Florida passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2023, at Majestic Oaks Healthcare Center following a brief illness. Mr. Tolpin was born May 20, 1948, in Chicago, Illinois to the late A. Richard and Shirley (Cohn) Tolpin. He and his wife moved to Orlando area in 1972 from Mobile, Alabama. Mr. Tolpin is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Sheilah (Bercov) Tolpin of Orange City, Florida. In keeping with Mr. Tolpin’s wishes he will be cremated and his cremated remains scattered at sea. May he rest in peace and m... Full story

  • Obituary - FRONA D. LESSANS

    Oct 13, 2023

    Frona D. Lessans, 78, of Lake Mary, Florida, passed away on Sept. 29, 2023. She was born on Nov. 5, 1944, in Baltimore, Maryland. Frona, also known as Fiona, was always sweet and charming, known for her sharp wit and caring nature. Fiona had a successful career that spanned various fields. She started as an English teacher and later worked for the IHS and FDA. She eventually pursued a career in law and became an attorney. Fiona’s dedication to her work was truly admirable, and she made a positive impact on those she served. Outside of her p...

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