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


On December 17, 2013, CHARLES, beloved father of Jason, Daniel and Samantha Weiner; devoted brother of Diane Weiner; loving grandfather of Sophia Weiner. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Friday, December 20 at 11 a.m. Interment at Har Sinai Cemetery, Garrison Forest Road. Please omit flowers…. Read More


On December 17, 2013, EMANUEL, beloved husband of the late Eleanor Spunt (nee Bach) and Myrna Gerber-Spunt; loving father of Sidney (Rebecca) Spunt, Gail Garner (John St. Jean) and the late Debra Spunt; caring stepfather of Andrew (Eleanor) Gerber, Melanie (Carl) Kress and Benjamin Gerber; cherished grandfather of Elizabeth Drummond, Richard Garner, Ellen Spunt, Gilbert… Read More


On December 17, 2013, ELISA SUSAN, beloved wife of William Brown; devoted mother of Renen (Amanda) Katz; cherished daughter of Marvin and the late Stella Ellin; loving sister of Morris (Susan) Ellin and Raymond (Donna) Ellin. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Thursday, December 19 at… Read More