On January 12, 2015, EVA, devoted sister of the late Bernard Misler and Dorothy Cooper; dear aunt of Michael Sharon Misler, Brian Misler, Roberta Kodeck, Maxine Kadish and the late Eileen Weinstein; also survived by two other generations of loving nieces and nephews. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount… Read More

Renaissance Man

Friends and family remembered Gen. Philip Pushkin last week as a kind man who managed to make balancing family, friends, a military career, a position in government and a hobby as a handyman look easy. “He was everything, actually,” said his wife of 54 years, Sandra. “He was a Renaissance man.” She and Pushkin, both… Read More


On January 12, 2015, CRAIG, beloved son of Phyllis (nee Berkowitz) and the late Michael Zolotorow; dear nephew of Barbara Aveta and Sheryl Aymes; also survived by many loving cousins and friends. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Friday, January 16 at noon. Interment at Moses… Read More


On January 12, 2015, LOUIS, beloved husband of Thea Balk (nee Sachs); devoted father of Jonathan (Candy) Balk; dear brother of Ida (Edward) Gulin; loving grandfather of Jenna and Jillian Balk; also survived by nieces, nephews and dear friends. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Wednesday,… Read More


On January 9, 2015, CHARLES BENJAMIN, devoted husband of the late Jeanette Milstein (nee Feit); beloved father of Sharon (late Robert) Hynes, Marcie (Ellis) Goodman and Neil Milstein; cherished brother of Herbert (Zelda) Milstein, Marvin (Susan) Milstein, Pauline (Herman) Hohauser and the late Getrude Downs, Morris Milstein and Robert Norton Milstein; loving grandfather of Casey… Read More


On January 9, 2015, CHARLES MORRIS “MAISH,” beloved husband of the late Harriett Lafferman (nee Rubin); cherished father of Carole Lafferman, William (Renee) Lafferman and Robert Lafferman; devoted brother of the late Ida Lafferman Cohen, Mary Spivack, Gertrude Wolff, Esther Shuvalsky and Benjamin, Sol, Joseph and Sarah Lafferman. Also survived by five loving grandchildren and… Read More


On January 10, 2015, BEVERLY CARR (nee Tossman), beloved wife of the late Jack Luft; loving mother of Joshua Carr; devoted sister of Rhona (Hyson) Freiman and Alan (late Sandra) Tossman; devoted daughter of Goldie Tossman (nee Solomon) and the late Morris Tossman. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral services and interment… Read More


On January 10, 2015, ROSA (nee Rotensztein), beloved wife of the late Natalio Simis; devoted mother of Susie (Larry) Grosberg and the late Chelo Simis; loving grandmother of Cynthia and Marcelo Grosberg; dear sister of the late Stella (Jacob) Mirkin. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on… Read More


On January 11, 2015, FLORENCE (nee Siegel), beloved wife of the late Solomon Block; devoted mother of Nancy (Stuart) Rombro, J. Richard (Sandi) Block and Martin Block (Renee Comet); dear sister of Sander Siegel, Max Siegel and the late Shirley Weinstein; loving grandmother of Rachel (Harvey) Gordon, Lorie Rombro (Ben Mann), Neal Block, Adam (Jana)… Read More


On January 9, 2015, MARIAN BETTY (nee Baylin), daughter of the late Max and Sarah Baylin; sister of Geraldine Cohen and the late Minnie Frankel and George Baylin; mother of Barbara Stapen, Paula Freivogel and the late Ruth Sakey; mother-in-law of Leyon Sakey, Leonard Stapen and Richard Freivogel; grandmother of Evan, Sylvia, Robert and Rose… Read More