On February 19, 2015, CARLYN (nee Stern), beloved wife of the late Bernard Snyder; devoted mother of Joel Snyder and Bertram Snyder; dear sister of the late Betty Blumenthal; loving grandmother of Matthew and Ryan Snyder. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, on Monday, February 23 at 10 a.m. Interment at… Read More


On February 18, 2015, ESTHER (nee Croll), beloved wife of the late Dr. A. Ross Lerner; loving mother of Dr. Steven (Maida) Lerner and Sheryl (late Arthur) Silverman; devoted sister of Lorraine (late Jack) Brownstone and the late Dr. Diane Croll; loving grandmother of Danielle (Adam) Roffman, Douglas (Fabienne) Silverman, David (Jennifer) Silverman, Dr. Andrew… Read More


On February 19, 2015, REBA (nee Eisbruch), devoted wife of the late Benjamin Sapperstein; loving mother of Marian (Michael) Sidle and Linda (Alan) Shafer; dear sister of the late Gertrude Block; adored grandmother of Kevin (Christine) Sidle, Natalie (Marc) Neuschatz and P.J. (Helen) Shafer; cherished great-grandmother of Lilah, Eric and Brooklyn Sidle, Garrett Neuschatz, Jolie… Read More


On February 19, 2015, MALCOLM STANFORD, beloved husband of Shirley Gordon (nee Rosen); devoted father of Dr. Adam (Rebecca) Gordon and E. Scott (Melissa) Gordon; loving grandfather of Ben, Leah and Ari Gordon. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, on Sunday, February 22 at 11 a.m. Interment at Beth Tfiloh Cemetery,… Read More


On February 18, 2015, LEAH (nee Claire), beloved wife of Ronald Fidel; loving mother of Louis (Elidia) Fidel, Anna (Kevin) Lee and Adam (Ilene) Fidel; devoted sister of Rose Miller, Irene Smullian and the late Sydney Claire; cherished sister-in-law of Mary (late Melvin) Friedman, Bill Smullian, Myrna Claire and the late Leo Miller and Leonard… Read More


On February 18, 2015, LEWIS, beloved husband of Miriam (Mitzi) Penn (nee Levin); devoted father of Donald (Ilene) Penn, Andy Penn (Cathy Surace), Shana Penn (Paul Milne); cherished brother of Samuel (Beverly) Penn and the late Barbara (Albert) Perlow; loving grandfather of Adam (Elizabeth) Penn, Benjamin Penn, Julia Penn, Adrienne Kalish and Howard (Heather) Kalish…. Read More


On February 18, 2015, DONALD, beloved husband of Marian Paul (nee Blumenstein); devoted father of Sheldon (Kathleen) Paul and Randy Farmer-O’Connor (Casey O’Connor); loving brother of the late Eugene and Kenneth Paul; adored grandfather of Joshua (Alexandra) Paul, Stephen O’Connor, Cameron (Laura) Paul, Kellie O’Connor, Sarah Paul, Jessica Farmer, Katie O’Connor and Edward “Trey” Farmer…. Read More


On February 17, 2015, LILLIAN (nee Shuman), beloved wife of the late Egon Amsterdam; cherished mother of Karen Sue Amsterdam (Gerard) and Joshua Amsterdam; devoted sister of Rose Kohl and the late Dorothy O’Shell, Annette Morrison and Abraham, Harry, Benjamin, Sidney and Solomon Shuman. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, on… Read More


On February 17, 2015, SUZANNE “SUE” (nee Schwerin), beloved mother of Jackie (Brian) Wolf; cherished grandmother of Nechemya, Hadassa, Yaakov and Elisha Wolf. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, on Thursday, February 19, at 10 a.m. Interment at Chevra Ahavas Chesed Cemetery, Randallstown. Please omit flowers. In mourning at 3817 Menlo Drive, Baltimore,… Read More

Rocky Rosen Leaves behind lifetime of inspiration 91-year-old worked as a fitness instructor until weeks before his death

Allen “Rocky” Rosen (left), pictured with wife Ruth and JCC of Greater Baltimore President Barak Hermann, worked at the JCC for more than six decades.

Allen “Rocky” Rosen may be gone, but his significant impact on his community and family can never be erased. From founding a camp to helping Russian families immigrate to the United States to helping people live healthy lives into his 90s, Rosen inspired and helped generations of people. The longtime JCC fitness instructor, teacher, philanthropist… Read More