On December 7, 2014, PEARL (nee Freedland), beloved wife of the late Jack Mazo; cherished mother of Theodore “Ted” Mazo (Bonnie Socket) and Evelyn Mazo (Clifford Melick); devoted grandmother of Rebecca Mazo Butchok; loving great-grandmother of Liam Chaney. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Wednesday, December… Read More


On December 4, 2014, GARY, beloved husband of Francine Taylor (nee Kessler); devoted father of Scott Taylor and Sharon Propper and Stacy and Neil Weintzweig; stepfather of Carolyn and Artie Eanet, Michael and Barbara Schnitzer and the late Darlene Brugh; grandfather of Matthew, Heather and Melissa Lubitz, Chelsea and Evan Hesekiel, Lexi and Jonah Taylor… Read More


On December 4, 2014, Dr. ROBERT, beloved husband of the late Elaine Coplan (nee Kupfer); devoted father of Beth Ann Butler, Eve Karen Coplan and Suzanne Hilary (Scott) Tilson; dear brother of Helene Penn Dorf; cherished grandfather of Ali and Hannah Butler, and Kyle, Brooke and Grant Tilson. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC.,… Read More


On December 2, 2014, DOROTHY “DENA” (nee Resnick), beloved wife of Sylvan Goldberg, cherished mother of Barbara (Bruce) Goodman and Edward Goldberg; devoted sister of Martin (Sylvia) Resnick, Herman (DeVera) Resnick and the late Edna Brooks and Leonard Resnick; loving grandmother of Adam and Sean Goodman. Interment at Har Zion Tifereth Israel Cemetery, Rosedale. Contributions… Read More


On December 4, 2014, ADRIENNE (nee Singer), beloved wife of Hyman Schwartz; devoted mother of Ted (Carol) Schwartz, Stuart Schwartz and Betty (Brian) Fisher; loving grandmother of Alexa, Eric and Jamie Schwartz. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Friday, December 5 at noon. Interment at Beth Tfiloh… Read More


On December 2, 2014, Dr. LEON EDWARD, beloved husband of Ann (Wintriss) Kassel; loving father of Jeffrey Kassel, Laurie (Bob) Wallace, David Kassel, Dan (Andrea) Kassel and the late Tina Kassel; loving stepfather of Sarah (Karl) Pichler, Lynn Wintriss (Edward Richardson); cherished brother of Herbert Kassel and the late Beverly Leventhal; devoted grandfather of Elijah… Read More


On December 3, 2014, DAVID, beloved husband of Winifred Meiselman (nee Charm); loving father of Shmuel (Sam) and Rivka (Amy) Meiselman, Ellen Meiselman and Nina Schoch; devoted brother of the late Leo Meiselman, Harry Meiselman and Anna Pearl. Also survived by grandchildren. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson… Read More


On December 2, 2014, Dr. LEON JOSEPH, beloved husband of the late Maxine Horwitz (nee Kleiman); loving father of Marc (Harriet) Horwitz, Harriet (Ulrich) Meyer and the late Jane Horwitz; devoted brother of the late Albert Harmon; cherished grandfather of Caroline (Darin) Lang, Alexandra Horwitz, Nicola (Adam) Orlov, Claudia (Barry) Rozenberg, Lauren (Michael) Plotkin, Joshua… Read More

The Judge

Baltimore lost one of its most recognizable political figures last month with the passing of Judge Edgar Silver. Silver, 91, was born in Baltimore in 1923. The son of Jewish immigrants Samuel and Lena Silver, he grew up during the Great Depression, attending Talmudical Academy before eventually graduating from City College. “He was the most… Read More

‘A Classic’

Ralph Lincoln Klein

Ralph Lincoln Klein, founder of the nine-store Klein’s ShopRite of Maryland supermarket chain and Harford County philanthropist, passed away Nov. 22 at the Hooper House Hospice Care facility in Forest Hill of complications from heart and kidney disease. He was 88. At the funeral service, Klein was described by his loved ones as a classic… Read More