On December 14, 2013, ROBERT EUGENE, SR., beloved son of the late Eugene Bertrand and Irene Charbonneau Bertrand; cherished husband of the late Hazel Louise Bertrand; devoted father of Etienne “Tina” (Richard) Thompson; loving grandfather of Stephanie Barnard, Heather Thompson and Amanda Peach and great-grandfather of five. In mourning from 11 a.m. until time of… Read More


On December 20, 2013, ARNOLD, cherished husband of Joyce Lieberman (nee Lahn); devoted father of the late Bonnie Berger; adored brother of Sondra (Jim) Jacobs and the late Sheldon (Rose) Lieberman and Stanford Lieberman; loving grandfather of Kimberly (Bill) Powell and Jennifer Berger; cherished great-grandfather of Sierra Powell and Corvin Powell. Services at SOL LEVINSON… Read More


On December 21, 2013, HERBERT CHARLES, loving husband of the late Ruth Lipsitz Wagner; devoted father of Reenie Wagner, Harriet (David) Goldberg and Edward Wagner (Alison McGann); cherished brother of Myrna (late Zell) Hurwitz, Daniel Wagner, and the late Sally Feldman and Arthur Wagner; adored grandfather of Ryan Jeffrey Wagner and Caroline Jenna Wagner, Samantha… Read More


On December 22, 2013, IRENE (nee Rubin), beloved wife of the late Leon Dobres; loving mother of Larry (Lauren) Dobres and Jackie (Barry) Simon; devoted sister of the late Hyman Rubin and Sylvia Reichardt; cherished daughter of the late Jacob Isaac Rubin and Leah Rubin and Anna Kaplan Rubin; cherished grandmother of Melissa (Josh) Segall,… Read More


On December 19, 2013, SAM, dear colleague and friend of the Random House family; beloved husband of Jennifer Trice; loving nephew of Lois McKenzie; cherished cousin of Mike McKenzie. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to First Book, Attn: Donations, 1319 F Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, D.C. 20004. In mourning at… Read More


On December 19, 2013, ARLENE (nee Rabinowitz), beloved wife of the late Robert Neirman; cherished mother of Stephen (Yoni) Neirman and the late Bruce Neirman; devoted sister of the late Lillian Schwartz and Maynard Ross; loving grandmother of Joshua, Nicole, Lindsay, Sophia and Samuel Neirman. Funeral services and interment will be held at Moses Montefiore… Read More


On December 18, 2013, HELMUTH, beloved husband of the late Shaua Golda Michelsohn (nee Weiss); loving father of Arie (Adina) Michelsohn; cherished grandfather of Zecharya, David, Yehoyatan and Eliana. Services and interment will be held at Shaarei Zion Cemetery, Rosedale on Wednesday, December 18 at 2 p.m. Please omit flowers. In mourning at 1654 Euclid… Read More


On December 18, 2013, HOWARD, beloved husband of Judith Blank (nee Lesnick); devoted father of Amy Blank (Ron Gerstley), Lee (Emily) Blank, Jon (Beth) Mayers, Daniel Stuart Blank and Andrew (Elizabeth) Mayers; cherished grandfather of Manya Sage Gerstley, Neil Blank, Jake Mayers and Zoe Mayers. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road,… Read More

Anne Neumann Libov


Ann Neumann Libov, 73, died Dec. 16 of multiple myeloma. “She put the ‘F’ in fight,” said her daughter, Patti Neumann. “She never, ever complained during her four-year battle with cancer.” Libov was born and raised in Baltimore, attended The Park School and Towson University, and graduated with plans to become a teacher, Instead, she… Read More


On November 26, 2013, MERLE, beloved wife of Jack Hartstein; caring mother of Larry Hartstein, Anne Pace and Dr. Morris Hartstein; loving daughter of Shafa and David Brooks; devoted sister of Howard Brooks and Arline Brown; cherished grandmother of seven grandchildren. Interment at Chevra Kadisha Cemetery, University City, Mo. Contributions in her memory may be… Read More