A Community Remembers February 2012 : Page 3

FOX DEATH NOTICES F EBRUARY ,2012 D EATH N OTICES DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES JAFFE FOX NATHAN R FOX Died January 27, 2012. He was 102 yrs old. He taught in the School District of Philadelphia, having been on the faculties of Simon Gratz and South Philadel-phia High Schools. His service began in 1932 and he retired in 1970. He was gradu-ated from Temple University with Bachelor's and Master's degrees. During WWII, he served aboard the USS Denver in the Pacific theater. He was a chief petty officer. After four years, he returned to teaching in the Philadelphia schools from service in the US Navy. He was president of the Bromley House Club, and was an officer in the Auspitz Chapter of Deborah Hospital Foundation. He was a member of Rodeph Shalom Syna-gogue. Husband of the late EVA (nee ROVIN-SKY), father of BONNIE FOX (and the late JOEL) SCHWARTZ. Grandfather of MARJO-RIE (JOHN) POULOS and DAVID (JAMIE) SCHWARTZ. Great grandfather of TASSIA, JULIA and JULIAN. Contributions in his memory may be made to Deborah Hospital Foundation 200 Trenton Road Browns Mills, New Jersey 08015 GOLDSTEINS’ ROSENBERG’S RAPHAEL-SACK GERO ERICA "RICKI" S., February 1, 2012, of Wyn-newood PA. Wife of ROBERT L. GERO. Mother of CARRIE (HARRIS) POGUST and JESSICA GERO. Grandmother of OLIVIA, JESSICA and ZACH. Daughter of RUTH (nee LEHRER) and the late ALLEN SOM-MERS. Sister of CARL (SUSAN) SOMMERS. Aunt of MITCHELL. The family respectfully requests that contributions in RICKI'S mem-ory be made to Payable to: LMSarcoma Direct Research, Ricki Gero Research Fund, Post Office Box 52697, Tulsa OK 74152, or to a charity of the donor's choice . JOSEPH LEVINE and SONS, INC. GOLDSTEIN MURRAY on February 3, 2012, of Levittown, PA. Beloved husband of ALICE (nee TELSEY) GOLDSTEIN. Father of HOWARD (DEBORAH) GOLDSTEIN and VICKI (CRAIG) KAPLAN, brother of ARLENE BERKOWITZ and grandfa-ther of WILLIAM and SHARI KAPLAN and MARK GOLDSTEIN. Contributions in his memory may be made to Congregation Beth El of Yardley or to The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia JOSEPH LEVINE and SONS, INC. HALPERN ROBERT HALPERN January 27, 2012. Hus-band of RUTH (nee RAICH). Father of LYNN (RAY) FLETCHER and PAUL (JOAN) HALP-ERN. Grandfather of ALEX and EMILY HALP-ERN. Contributions in his memory may be made to ORT America, 248 Geiger Road, Suite 104, Philadelphia, PA 1995, to the Mul-tiple Sclerosis Society, 1 Reed Street, Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19147, or to a charity of the donor’s choice. GOLDSTEINS’ ROSENBERG’S RAPHAEL-SACKS GOODKIN LEAH GOODKIN (nee MISHKIN), age 95, died on January 20, 2012. She was a retired Stock Controller for the U.S. Government who resided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wife of the late MICHAEL HENKIN and the late IRWIN GOODKIN; mother of ALLEN HEN-KIN, the late RONALD HENKIN (SARA), MARK GOODKIN, GAIL GOODKIN, LYNN GARRY (DAVID), and RONNIE BRAUNING; and also survived by 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's As-sociation, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, Pennysylvania 19106. GOLDSTEINS’ ROSENBERG’S RAPHAEL-SACKS HARRISON ANNA HARRISON a retired bookkeeper died February 12, 2012, she resided in New York, NY The former ANNA SEGAL, wife of the late ISADORE mother of STANLEY H. HARRISON (MARGOT STEINBERG); sister of ISABELLE SEGAL and HERMAN SEGAL (ROCHELLE); grandmother of CHLOE and SASHA. Contributions in her memory may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. GOLDSTEINS’ ROSENBERG’S RAPHAEL-SACKS HOFFRICHTER MERLE HOFFRICHTER (June 17th, 1945 -February 5, 2012) MERLE HOFFRICHTER of West Palm Beach, Florida, originally from Philadelphia, PA, on February 5, 2012 in her 66th year. Beloved life companion of DOUGLAS TURNER, loving daughter of ANNA FREEDMAN, dear sister of JACK HOFFRICHTER and wife BARBARA, cherished aunt of EVAN HOFFRICHTER and MELISA ESKIN and her husband MARK, daughter LAUREN and son JOSHUA. Memo-rial donations may be sent to Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, Florida 33407. An online photo tribute from the service may be viewed, as well as a guest book sign in, at www.tillmanfuneralhome.com under obituar-ies and a name search. GERSHENFELD MARVIN, January 24, 2012. Husband of LEONA (nee LEVY) of Martins Run. Father of HOLLY (STEVEN) ALTEN and MITCHELL E. (SANDRA) GERSHENFELD. Grandfather of JUSTIN, MICHAEL and MATTHEW. Contribu-tions in his memory may be made to a char-ity of the donor's choice . JOSEPH LEVINE and SONS, INC. HITTNER HOWARD ALFRED HITTNER January 21, 2012. Husband of MYRA (nee GOLDBERG), father of PHILIP (ROBERTA) HITTNER and DEBRA (MARK) WASSERSTROM, grandfa-ther of LILY and MATTHEW. MR. HITTNER was a Chemical Engineer. He resided in Phila-delphia, Pennsylvania. Contributions in his memory may be made to Abington Hospice at Warminster 225 Newtown Road, Warmin-ster, Pennsylvania 18974 GOLDSTEINS’ ROSENBERG’S RAPHAEL-SACKS GETZOW FRANKEL DAVID ALLEN FRANKEL died Feb. 13, 2012. Born and raised in South Philadelphia, he was a Center City pharmacist for 50 years. Graduate of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. MR. FRANKEL was a Korean War Veteran. Husband of ROSLYN (Nee PERLITCH), father of STEVEN FRANKEL, CINDY (DAVID) HARRIS, and NEAL (TRINA) FRANKEL. Brother of RUTH (SOL) BURAK. Grandfather of TYLER, JORDAN, CARLY, AHRON, and JACKSON. Contributions in his memory may be made to Samaritan Health Care and Hospice, 5 Eves Drive, Suite 300, Marlton, NJ 08053 GOLDSTEINS’ ROSENBERG’S RAPHAEL-SACKS HARRIET GETZOW (nee MORRIS), died on January 24, 2012 of Mays Landing, NJ. Formerly of Philadelphia, PA. Beloved wife of over 50 years of WILLIAM GETZOW. Mother of JEFFREY GETZOW, BARRY (MELISA) GETZOW and SCOTT (JANE) GETZOW. Also survived by 4 grandchildren. The family request contributions in her memory be made to a charity of the donors choice. JOSEPH LEVINE and SONS, INC. GRAY NATALIE B. (nee BELL) GRAY, February 10, 2012 of Media, PA. Wife of the late ARTHUR I. GRAY. Mother of PAULA (CHRIS) GRAY HUNKER, DAVID JULIAN (LISA KLEPPEL) GRAY, MICHELE (RABBI AVRAM MANNES) THALER and RACHAEL (ELLIOT) GRAY-RAFF. Sister of DOROTHY (MOE) KAPLAN. Grandmother of ELLIOT, BETH, ERIC and EMILY HUNKER; BRIA and JONAH GRAY; YITZCHAK ISAAC (HADASSAH) THALER, SARA LEAH (YEHUDA EITAN) KOE-NIGSBERG, CHANA RAHEL (ISSASCHAR DOV) KOENIGSBERG, LIEBA PEREL, MEN-ACHEM BARUCH, GAVRIEL MOSHE and ELIEZER YEHUDA THALER; and SARAH, MATAN and AVITAL RAFF. Interment Mt. He-bron Cemetery, Queens, NY. The family re-spectfully requests contributions in her mem-ory be made to the American Heart Associa-tion. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, INC. HORWITZ SARA (nee ALTUS), Feb. 5, 2012, of Yardley. Wife of the late SIDNEY, mother of JUDY KLEIN (SHELDON), DR. RALPH HORWITZ (SARAH) and the late JOSEPH HORWITZ (JANE), sister of MARION WALLACE, grand-mother of RODNEY KLEIN (ROBYN), RE-BECCA, JILLIAN and JENNIFER HORWITZ; also survived by 2 great grandchildren. Contributions in her memory may be made to The Alzheimer's Disease Assoc, The Ameri-can Cancer Society or a charity of the donors choice . JOSEPH LEVINE and SONS, INC. HOCHMAN MARTHA M. HOCHMAN, age 55, a 16-year resident of Lansdale died on January 27, 2012. She was the beloved wife of JEROME HOCHMAN for 26 years. Born in Detroit, Michigan, she was the daughter of the late GEORGE K. PURDON and the late CLAIRE BLACKBURN PURDON. MARTHA graduated from Michigan State University in 1980. She was a devoted wife, mother and home-maker. She enjoyed gardening, weaving and knitting and was a member of the Philadel-phia Weavers Guild. She was a member of Temple Judea of Bucks County. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her loving daughters, ABBY and BETSY; by her sister, CLAIRE MAK of Bloomfield, MI and by her brothers, TIMOTHY PURDON of Canton, MI and JOSEPH PURDON of Tampa, FL. Memorial contributions may be sent to Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, One Exchange Plaza, 55 Broadway, Ste 302, New York, NY 10006 (www.damonrunyon.org) or to Philabun-dance, 3616 S. Galloway Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148 (www.philabundance.org) Arrangements were by BARON ROWLAND FUNERAL HOME in Abington. GIBSTEIN ROBERTA S. GIBSTEIN (nee ERSNER), died on January 21, 2012. Mother of HUGH S. MONTAIGNE, niece of BERNICE ERSNER. GOLDSTEINS’ ROSENBERG’S RAPHAEL-SACKS GOLDBERG DR. HARRY GOLDBERG a retired chief of car-diology at Albert Einstein Medical Center-Northern Division, died Feb 1, 2012. He lived in Elkins Park, PA. DR. GOLDBERG was a member of Beth Sholom Congregation in Elkins Park and a Veteran of WWII (Branch of the Army). Husband of the late BARBARA "BOBBY". Father of HOWARD GOLDBERG and DR. SCOT (DEBBIE) GOLDBERG. Grand-father of ERIC (AMY) GOLDBERG, RACHEL (MATT) SANDLER, JULIE (AARON) DORF-MAN and DANIEL GOLDBERG (fiance CATH-ERINE DANIEL). Great grandfather of CALEB, ELLIOT and LEAH. Contributions in his mem-ory may be made to Barbara Goldberg Me-morial Educational Fund c/o Beth Sholom Congregation 8231 Old York Road Elkins Park, Pennsylvania 19027 GOLDSTEINS’ ROSENBERG’S RAPHAEL-SACKS FREEDMAN RUBIN MINNIE FREEDMAN RUBIN a retired secre-tary died January 25, 2012. Member of Tem-ple Beth Ami and their sisterhood. Life mem-ber of Hadassah. The former MINNIE HOFF-MAN, wife of the late SAMUEL FREEDMAN and MILTON RUBIN. Mother of JUDI (KARL) OTTOSEN, grandmother of SAM, RACHEL and SARAH STEINBERG and ERIC and KARI OTTOSEN. Also survived by nieces and neph-ews. Contributions in her memory may be made to Capital Caring Hospice 2900 Tele-star Court Falls Church, Virginia 22042 GOLDSTEINS’ ROSENBERG’S RAPHAEL-SACK GREENBERG VICTOR GREENBERG a retail businessman died on January 29, 2012, he resided in Northeast Philadelphia. Husband of ROSE (Nee HATZAKORZIAN), father of MITCHELL GREENBERG (SHANNON) and DANIELLE ABRAHAMS (GARY), brother of BARRY GREENBERG (IRENE), grandfather of JOSHUA GREENBERG, GABRIELLE GREENBERG, ANTHONY RONGIONE, JACOB ABRAHAMS and JORDYN ABRAHAMS. Contributions in his memory can be made to American Cancer Society, 1626 Locust St, Phila, PA 19103 or Holy Redeemer Hospice, 12265 Townsend Road, Phila, PA 19154 GOLDSTEINS’ ROSENBERG’S RAPHAEL-SACKS ISARD HENRY ISARD a retired proprietor died January 29, 2012, she resided in Northeast Phila. Husband of the late CLARIS (Nee KAUFMAN), father of PHILLIP ISARD and SCOTT (BARBARA) ISARD; grandfather of JOSHUA and ADAM. Contributions in his memory may be made to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 34th and Civic Center Boule-vard Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 GOLDSTEINS’ ROSENBERG’S RAPHAEL-SACK GOLDFINE FREIMARK ROBERT JAY, January 31, 2012, of Chapel Hill, NC. Formerly of Philadelphia, PA. Hus-band of KARAN (nee VINCENT). Father of JUDITH GAMBOA, MELISSA FREIMARK and CYNTHIA FREIMARK. Son of JERRY FREI-MARK and MARGARET (nee HARTMAN). Brother of LINDA FREIMARK. The family respectfully requests that contributions in ROBERT'S memory be made to a charity of the donor's choice . JOSEPH LEVINE and SONS, INC. DORIS HADASSAH GOLDFINE an administra-tive assistant died after a long courageous battle against pancreatic cancer February 7, 2012, she resided in Ardmore, PA. The former DORIS CHANIN, wife of FREDERICK, mother of LOWELL (MORA) GOLDFINE and ARI GOLDFINE; sister of CORA SILVERMAN. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Contributions in her memory may be made to Dr. Yeo -Pancreatic Cancer Fund at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 111 South 11th Street, Phila., PA 19107 GOLDSTEINS’ ROSENBERG’S RAPHAEL-SACKS GREENBLATT HERBERT J. GREENBLATT died on January 24, 2012. Husband of the late SELMA WAXMAN GREENBLATT; Father of BRYNA (FREDERICK) BERMAN; Brother of BEVERLY (and the late GARY) BROWN; Grandfather of SCOTT, BLAIR and MICHAEL; Uncle of JODI and AMY. Contributions in his memory may be made to Richard N. Berman Fund for Cancer Research, Post Office Box 474, Springhouse, PA 19477 or to Dr. Mark Weiss CLL Research Fund, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 843 Chestnut Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, PA 19107. GOLDSTEINS’ ROSENBERG’S RAPHAEL-SACK JAFFE BEVERLY ANN JAFFE (nee PFIFFERLING), a marketing salesperson died February 7, 2012, she resided in Maple Glen, PA Mother of WARREN JAFFE and ERIC JAFFE; daughter of FRED and IRENE PFIFFERLING; sister of CINDY CURRENS. Contributions in her mem-ory may be made to the United States Holo-caust Memorial Museum 100 Raoul Wallen-berg Place SW Washington, DC 20024 or to the Dorothy Jaffe Memorial School Fund for Camp Ramah c/o Beth Sholom Con-gregation 8231 Old York Rd Elkins Park, PA 19027. GOLDSTEINS’ ROSENBERG’S RAPHAEL-SACKS Judaism isn’t just what we believe, or the prayers we recite or the laws we observe. It’s also about the way we live. How we interact with others. The values we practice. The customs and traditions we embrace and pass down, from one generation to the next. JOSEPH & SONS S ER VICE • T RADITION • D IGNITY www.levinefuneral.com • info@levinefuneral.com www.jewishexponent.com JEWISH EXPONENT February 2012 3

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