On January 18, 2015, JEROME, beloved husband of Dorothy Fineblum (nee Cohen); devoted father of Rabbi Steven (Barbara) Fineblum; loving brother of Solomon (Carol) Fineblum and Rita (late Charles) Brucker; cherished grandfather of Joshua (Andrea) Fineblum, Rachel (Brian) Dressin and Seth Fineblum; adored great-grandfather of Daniel and Jacob Dressin and Jonah Fineblum. Services at SOL… Read More


On January 17, 2015, SANDRA, loving mother of Robert Quartner; devoted sister of Rona Lewis; loving aunt of Melinda Lewis and Debbie (Alan) Summerfield; dear cousin of Calvin Hamburger. Funeral services and interment will be held at Shaarei Zion Cemetery, Rosedale on Tuesday, January 20 at 10 a.m. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory… Read More


On January 18, 2015, KAREL (nee Walderman), beloved wife of the late Theodore Cohen; loving mother of Stuart and Bruce Cohen; devoted sister of the late Harold and Joel Walderman; dear sister-in-law of Carole Walderman. Also survived by loving nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road,… Read More


On January 18, 2015, ADELE (nee Yochnowitz), beloved wife of the late Frank Grayman; devoted mother of Gale (Stephen) Phaff, Stephen (Allyson) Grayman, Scott (Ariela) Grayman and Rabbi Gershon (Elana) Grayman; dear sister of George Jacknowitz, Doris Robins, and the late Frieda Grayson; also survived by many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews…. Read More


On Wednesday, January 14, 2015, JOAN, wife of James Becker; mother of Andrew Markman Becker and Elizabeth Markman Becker; sister in-law of Scott and Sharon Markman and MaryAnn Blocher and Tom Blocher; aunt of Leland and Alexa Markman and Krysta Blocher. Also survived by many beloved family members and friends. Interment is private. Services on Sunday,… Read More


On January 14, 2015, MONA (nee Parker), beloved wife of the late J. Marvin Himmelstein; devoted mother of Kenneth (Ellen) Himmelstein and Beth Goldsmith; adored sister of the late Lewis Parker; dear sister-in-law of Gloria Parker, Sarisa (Dr. Leon) Zoghlin; loving grandmother of J. Noah Himmelstein, Lauren Kander (Dr. Eric) Blum, H. Josh Goldsmith, Adam… Read More


On January 14, 2015, FLORIAN “FLOODSY,” cherished husband of Leslie Plajzer (nee Wolf); loving father of Sarah Plajzer and Justin Plajzer; dear brother of Bo (Carol) Plajzer, Terri (James) Chapman and the late Bernice Roby and Halina Maliszewski; adored grandfather of Cameron Plajzer; also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. He loved many and… Read More


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