SHAPIRO

On Sunday, January 15, Robyne Shapiro; beloved wife of Arnold Shapiro; devoted mother of Josh and Becky Shapiro; loving sister of Merle “Miki” Lieberman; beloved daughter of Theodore “Ted” and Matilda “Micky” Lieberman; adored sister-in-law of Judy and Howard Cardin, Steve Shapiro and Marilyn Powell; beloved aunt to several nieces and nephews.

LINDENBERG

On January 13, 2017, Edna Lindenberg (nee Hansen); cherished wife of the late Norman Lindenberg; devoted mother of Diana (Dr. Elliot) Rothschild and Joseph Lindenberg; adored grandmother of Ephraim, Chavie, Daniel, Yocheved and Shoshana Rothschild. Funeral services and interment will be held at Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Iselin, NJ on Sunday, January 15, at 12:30 p.m. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Suburban Orthodox Congregation, 7504 Seven Mile Lane, Baltimore, MD 21208. In mourning at 7510 Slade Ave., Baltimore, MD 21208, beginning Monday and sitting through Friday.

LIBOWITZ

On January 15, 2017, Maxine Faye Libowitz (nee Goodman); beloved wife of the late Norman Libowitz; devoted mother of Michael A. Libowitz, Nancy A. Cohen and Marc S. Libowitz; dear mother-in-law of Dr. Eric J. Cohen and Laura Libowitz; dear sister of the late Doris (Eugene) Wallman; loving daughter of the late Jeannette and Maurice Goodman; cherished grandmother of Jacqueline Allex (Adam Allex), Matthew Cohen (Lu Wang), Garrett, Austin and Brett Libowitz. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Wednesday, January 18, at 11 a.m. Interment at Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery, 2100 Belair Road. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Miriam Lodge, c/o Jane Davis, 3415 Woodvalley Drive, Baltimore, MD 21208.

OFFIT

On January 14, 2017, JoanBette Seff Offit died peacefully surrounded by her family; cherished wife of the late Howard Offit; devoted mother of Bonnie (Rob) Garonzik, Robin Offit, Joy (Steven) Sibel and the late Robert Offit; adored grandmother of Jayme (Courtney) Wood, Jennifer (Jared) Rosen, Jon Gilden (Dr. Courtney Rosenthal), Ryan Cooke (fiancée Stacey Tabor), Ashley (Rob) Nichol, Jr., Lauren Sibel and Hannah Sibel; and five loving great-grandchildren. Funeral services and interment are private on Tuesday, January 17. Interment at Arlington Cemetery, Chizuk Amuno Congregation, North Rogers Avenue. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to The Barb Purkey Financial Assistance Fund or The Lucky Mallonee ’62 Financial Assistance Fund at The Park School of Baltimore, Attention: Development Office, 2425 Old Court Road, Baltimore, MD 21208. In mourning at 12304 Cleghorn Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030, on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., with services both nights at 7 p.m.

MANDEL

On January 16, 2017, Alice Mandel (nee Pearlman); beloved wife of the late Philip Pearlman; devoted mother of David (Rachel) Mandel and Seth (Marilyn) Mandel; dear sister of Adele Curhan, Leonard, Alan, Marc and Carolyn Pearlman, Anna Shabshelowitz and the late Elaine Barron, Leila Delman, Ben and Tom Pearlman; also survived by many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Monday, January 16, at 1 p.m. Interment at Agudath Israel Cemetery, Rosedale. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Talmudical Academy, 4445 Old Court Road, Baltimore, MD 21208. In mourning at 3401 Labyrinth Road, Baltimore, MD 21215.

SUSSMAN

On January 15, 2017, Shirley Sussman (nee Adleman); beloved wife of Donald Sussman; devoted mother of Yeheskiel (Hadassah) Sussman and Richard (Pola) Sussman; dear sister of Marvin (Susan) Adleman and Mildred (Late Edward) Herscher; loving daughter of the late Rose and Herman Adleman; also survived by nine adoring grandchildren and many adoring great-grandchildren. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Monday, January 16, at 12 noon. Interment at Beth Tfiloh Cemetery, 5800 Windsor Mill Road. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Beth Israel Congregation, 3706 Crondall Lane, Owings Mills, MD 21117. In mourning at 1306 Kingsbury Road, Owings Mills, MD 21117, immediately following interment Monday through 8:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday 6:30-8:30 p.m., with services at 7 p.m. and continuing on Thursday in New Jersey at the home of Richard Sussman.

SANDLER

On January 12, 2017, Malcolm Sandler; beloved husband of the late Sylvia Renard Sandler; devoted father of Jeffery Mark (Debra) Sandler, Mitchell Scott (Maureen) Sandler, Cathy Sandler Fitzsimons (Robert P. Fitzsimons, Jr.); loving brother of Parke (late Rue) Sandler, Fulton “Rusty” (Judy) Sandler and the late Alva Sandler; cherished grandfather of Corey and Coral Jean Sandler; adored son of the late Hannah and Abraham Sandler. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Sunday, January 15, at 10 a.m. Interment is Private. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250.

SHVARTSBURG

On January 12, 2017, Arkadiy Shvartsburg, beloved husband of Lyudmila Shtivelman; devoted father of Leon (Helen) Shvartsburg; dear brother of Flora Kamenker; dear grandfather of Khana (Michael) Nizovsky and Jason Shvartsburg; loving great-grandfather of Daniel and Aaron Nizovsky. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Friday, January 13, at 10 a.m. Interment at Arlington Cemetery, Chizuk Amuno Congregation, North Rogers Avenue.

WILLEN

On January 8, 2017, Elsie Willen; beloved daughter of the late Rebecca and Israel Willen; devoted sister of the late Samuel (Rae) Willen and Isaac “Nick” (Molly) Willen; loving aunt of Sheila and Ron Hyman, Mark and Geri Willen and many loving great-nieces and great-nephews; lifelong friend of Eva Kahanovitz. Funeral services and interment will be held at Moses Montefiore Woodmoor Hebrew Cemetery, Washington Boulevard on Sunday, January 22, at 12 noon. Please omit flowers. The family will be receiving at 8002 Brynmor Court #504 (Stevenson Commons), Pikesville, MD 21208, Sunday only from 1-4 p.m.

SOKAL

On January 11, 2017, Ernest Sokal, beloved husband of Beverly Sokal; devoted father of Yoni (Lisa) Sokal, Dina (Alan Hirsch) Sokal, David (Janet Woodward) Sokal, Eli (Kelly) Sokal and Joe Sokal; dear brother of the late Chana Shamosh; dear brother-in-law of Amnon Shamosh; adored son of the late Dr. Ernestine and Saul Sokal; loving grandfather of Amy Sokal, Danny (Erica) Sokal, Evan Sokal, Lucy Hirsch, Ann Hirsch (Gene McHugh), Sam Hirsch, Jacob (Nora) Woodsey, Ira Woodward, Rebecca Elizabeth Sokal and Andy Benjamin Sokal; cherished great-grandfather of Yona, Bowen and Tevel Sokal and Riley and Tobin Ernon Woodsey. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Sunday, January 15, at 12 noon. Interment at Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery, Berrymans Lane. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Habonim Dror Camp Moshava, 6101 Executive Blvd., Suite 319, Bethesda, MD 20852.