On May 17, 2014, Judge JOSEPH, beloved father of Esther (Jackie) Newman, Phyllis (Jeff) Oppenheim, Rabbi Steven “Butchy” (Sharon) Axelman and Norman “Bucky” (Pam) Axelman; dear brother of the late Noah Axelman; devoted companion of Lachi Morrison; also survived by many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a niece, Joyce Axelman. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Monday, May 19 at noon. Interment at Petach Tikvah Cemetery, Rosedale. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to the Whitestone Hebrew Centre, 12-45 Whitestone St., Whitestone, NY 11357 or Congregation Ahavat Shalom, 315 Madison St., P.O. Box 220918, Hollywood, FL 33022 or the charity of your choice. In mourning at 6704 Chippewa Drive, Baltimore, MD 21209.