On November 26, 2013, MERLE, beloved wife of Jack Hartstein; caring mother of Larry Hartstein, Anne Pace and Dr. Morris Hartstein; loving daughter of Shafa and David Brooks; devoted sister of Howard Brooks and Arline Brown; cherished grandmother of seven grandchildren. Interment at Chevra Kadisha Cemetery, University City, Mo. Contributions in her memory may be sent to the Barbara Mendelson Tomchei Shabbos Fund, 4 Millstone Campus Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146.