WARANCH

On May 30, 2015, RITA (nee Caplan), beloved wife of the late James I. Waranch; loving mother of Jonathan (Debra K.) Waranch and the late Ann Waranch; devoted sister of the late Dr. Lester Caplan and Ruth Goodman; adored grandmother of Dr. Danielle Waranch and Joshua Waranch. Funeral services and interment at Arlington Cemetery-Chizuk Amuno Congregation. N. Rogers Ave on Sunday, May 31, at 4 p.m. Please omit flowers. In mourning at 3738 Thoroughbred Lane, Owings Mills, MD 21117, Sunday and Monday.

 

RUBINSTEIN

On May 30, 2015, WALTER, beloved husband of Suzanne Rubinstein (nee Rothstein); devoted father of Malcolm (Carol) Rubinstein and Carol (Mitchell) Asch; dear brother of the late Norman Rubinstein and George Rubinstein; loving son of the late Nathan and Sarah Rubinstein; cherished grandfather of Benjamin Rubinstein (Emily Richman), Jonathan (Jessie) Rubinstein, Jessica Asch and Rebecca Asch; adored great-grandfather of Nina and Jake Rubinstein. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Wednesday, June 3, at 2 p.m. Private interment at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Garrison Forest Road at a later date. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Alzheimer’s Association, 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093 or U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place S.W., Washington, DC 20024. The family will be receiving at 11 Sebastian Ct, Reisterstown, MD 21136, Wednesday following the funeral.

BARBER

On May 30, 2015, JACK LEON, beloved husband of Louise Barber (nee Zamoiski); devoted father of Michael (Lorrie) Barber and David (Maryellen) Barber; dear step father of Ellen (William) Oppenheim and Tom (Kate) Gomprecht; loving son of the late Gussie and Morris Barber; adored brother of Cynthia Barber and the late Leonard Barber; loving grandfather of Solomon (Chaya) Barber, Adina Barber, Miriam Barber, Hayley Barber and Jonathan Barber; loving great grandfather of Vivi Barber. Funeral services and interment are private. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Brandeis University, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453. The family will be receiving at 2331 Old Court Road, Unit# 211, Baltimore, MD 21208, Monday 3-5 p.m. and Tuesday 7 – 9 p.m.

CYLUS

On May 31, 2015, ESTHER (nee Fishkind), beloved wife of the late William Cylus; loving mother of Kirk (Cheryl) Cylus, Grant (Joan) Cylus, Hedy (Stanley) Gleiman and Lewis (Sharon) Cylus; devoted mother-in-law of the late Abra Cylus; beloved sister of Sylvia (Henry) Gruenberg, Blanche (late Reuben) Tannenbaum and the late Elsie Rachelson, Rose Pollakof, Philip Fishkind and Reuben Fishkind; loving grandmother of Lisa (Chris) Miller, Cara Cylus, Jonathan (Olivia) Cylus, Rachel Cylus (Brett Rosenthal), Hayley Cylus and Ari Cylus; adored great grandmother of Anya and Evette Miller. Funeral services and interment at Beth Tfiloh Cemetery, 5800 Windsor Mill Road on Monday, June 1, at 1 p.m. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Hadassah of Greater Baltimore, 3723 Old Court Road, #205, Baltimore, MD 21208 or to the Abra Cylus Fund, c/o Beth El Congregation, 8101 Park Heights Avenue, Pikesville, MD 21208. In mourning at 12002 Ridge Valley Drive, Owings Mills, MD 21117, Monday 6 -8:30 p.m. with a shiva service at 7:30 p.m.; the family of Grant Cylus will also be receiving at their home on Tuesday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 11702 Woodland Drive, Lutherville, MD 21093.

GREENFIELD

On May 30, 2015, DR. WAYNE, beloved husband of Dr. Barbara Feinstein; devoted father of Willow Greenfield; loving son of the late William and Ida Greenfield; dear brother of Steven (Susan) Greenfield and Neil (Miriam) Greenfield; also survived by nieces, nephews, other loving family and many dear friends. Respected veterinarian for 30 years. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Monday, June 1, at noon. Interment at Columbia Memorial Park, 11895 Clarksville Pike, Columbia, MD. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Wounded Warrior Project, 1120 G Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005 or Patriot PAWS Service Dogs, 254 Ranch Trail, Rockwall, TX 75032. In mourning at 6656 Luster Drive, Highland, MD 20777.

LEWIS

On May 29, 2015, NEIL J., beloved husband of Andrea “Andi” Lewis (nee Ross); devoted father of David (Susan) Lewis, Lisa Lewis (Mary Fab), Jennifer (Jeremy) Daniel; dear brother of Herb (Barbara) Lewis; adored son of the late Herbert (Shirley) Lewis; loving grandfather of Mackenzie, Joshua and Devin Lewis, Ashlynn, Andrew and Austin Daniel. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Sunday, May 31, at 1 p.m. Interment at Beth Tfiloh Cemetery, 5800 Windsor Mill Road. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to The Odyssey School 3257 Bridle Ridge Lane Stevenson, MD 21153 or Devin’s Room at NICU, c/o Sinai Hospital, 2401 W. Belvedere Avenue Baltimore, MD 21215. In mourning at 1509 Near Thicket Lane (Greenspring), Stevenson, MD 21153.

ESTERSON

On May 28, 2015, JEROME FRANK, beloved husband of the late Lois Esterson (nee Rosenthal); loving father of Elana (Avie) Rock and Eric “Rick” (Linda Lampel) Esterson; devoted brother of Morton (late Hinda) Esterson and Leonard (Rochelle) Esterson; adored Zeidie of Tamar (Eli) Miller, Benjamin Rock, Neil Esterson and Erin Esterson; dear son of the late Julis and Celia Esterson. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Friday, May 29, at 1 p.m. Interment at Anshe Emunah Aitz Chaim Cemetery, 3901 Washington Blvd. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, 515 South Haven St., Baltimore, MD 21224. In mourning at 3307 Greenvale Road, Baltimore, MD 21208.

DAVITZ

On May 27, 2015 THELMA (nee Rosenthal), cherished wife of the late Leonard Davitz; beloved mother of Barbara Meltzer and Jerry Davitz; revered sister of Stanley (Zelda) Rosenthal; treasured grandmother of Ben (Joyce) and Danny Meltzer, Alison (Dan) Wayne, and Jennifer (Jason) Brand. Loving great-grandmother of Jake, Ethan and Owen Wayne and Talia and Minna Brand. Also survived by 10 loving nieces and nephews. Contributions can be made to: Hyperacusis Research Limited, Inc. P.O. Box 1295 Marlboro, MA 01752. Friends and family will gather at 2712 Geartner Road 21209 on Sunday, May 31, from 2 to 4 p.m.

SISKIND

On Friday May 22, 2015 LEONA (nee Sidle), 99, wife of the late Morris Siskind. She was born in Baltimore, a daughter of the late Jacob and Sarah (Levinson) Sidle. She lived in Baltimore most of her life and lived in Delray Beach, FL for 15 years before moving to Rhode Island in 2000. She was the owner of the former Debbie Shop in Baltimore, retiring in 1985. She was a life member of Hadassah and active in many charitable organizations. She is survived by her children Bonnie Houle-Piszcz and her husband Stanley of Coventry, RI and Paula Nichols of Walnut Creek, CA; her grandchildren Stacey, Jason and his wife Kirstin and Blake and his wife Lisa; and her great-granddaughter Emilia. She was the mother of the late Dr. Jay E. Siskind and the sister of the late Herman, Phillip and Dr. Abe Sidle, Jeannette Lipsey and Audrey Castaline. Funeral services and interment will be held at Anshe Emunah Aitz Chaim Cemetery, 3901 Washington Blvd. on Thursday, May 28, at 11 a.m. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to the Jewish Eldercare of RI, 100 Niantic Ave., Providence, RI 02907.

 

LEWIS

On May 26, 2015, PEGGY (nee Bass), beloved wife of Bill Lewis; devoted mother of Randi Lewis, Joanie (David) Greenberg and Jonny (Hillary) Lewis; dear sister of the late Bernice Bass Horn; loving daughter of the late Joseph and Sara Bass; cherished grandmother of Brett Greenberg, Jennifer (Eric) Stromberg, Caroline Lewis, Shawn Rosofsky, and Kevin Rosofsky. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Thursday, May 28, at 11 a.m. Interment at Garrison Forest Cemetery of Chizuk Amuno Congregation Owings Mills. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Bernice Bass Horn Memorial Fund, 5750 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215, or Chizuk Amuno Congregation, 8100 Stevenson Road, Baltimore, MD 21208, or the charity of your choice. In mourning at 3520 Autumn Drive, Baltimore, MD 21208.