On September 9, 2014, RONALD, beloved husband of Marlene Rubin (nee Hurwitz); devoted father of Dr. Larry (Beth) Rubin, Karyn (Michael) Grossman and Marc (Sandi) Rubin; beloved brother of Janet (late Sheldon) Arenberg and the late Marvin Rubin; loving grandfather of Robert Grossman, Lauren (Tali) Apt, Josh Rubin, Ilyssa Rubin, Eric Korotki and Francine (Steve)… Read More

Star-Studded Sendoff


The funeral for legendary Jewish comedienne Joan Rivers, who passed away Sept. 4 at the age of 81, a week after suffering cardiac arrest during routine throat surgery, was a star-studded affair indeed. “My mother’s greatest joy in life was to make people laugh,” said her daughter, Melissa. And the tributes that were spoken at… Read More


On September 7, 2014, ELAINE, loving daughter of the late Jennie and Aaron Blum; cherished sister of the late Frieda Blum; devoted cousin of Ronald Quirmbach, Iris and Roger Powell, Ted and Shelly Weiner. Funeral services and interment at Bnai Israel Cemetery, 3701 Southern Ave., on Tuesday, September 9 at 3 p.m. Please omit flowers…. Read More


On September 5, 2014, FRANCES (nee Salstein), beloved wife of the late Sol Brevda; devoted mother of Fawn (Yosef) Isaacson and Renee (Andrew) Meyers; loving sister of Ida Hoppard, Daniel Selden, Bernard Selden and the late Milton Salstein; cherished grandmother of 15; adored great-grandmother of two. Interment at Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, N.Y. Please omit… Read More


On September 4, 2014, SYLVIA (nee Spector), beloved wife of the late Melvin Block; cherished mother of Frederick Block and Sanford (Sue) Block; devoted sister of Edward (Ilene) Spector and the late Edina Spector; devoted grandmother of Melanie Block; beloved daughter of the late Benjamin and Fannie Spector; beloved daughter-in-law of the late Louis and… Read More


On September 7, 2014, KENNETH, beloved husband of Frances Jablon (nee Matz); loving father of Brian (Linda) Jablon, Allan (Karen) Jablon and Capt. Jeffrey (Patricia) Jablon; cherished brother of the late Irving Jablon and Fay Clarin; devoted grandfather of Mark, Sarah, Rebecca, Benjamin, Ryan, Paige and Chase Jablon. Funeral services at The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship… Read More


On September 6, 2014, RONALD, beloved husband of Elaine Kronsberg (nee Gilden); devoted father of Charles Myles Kronsberg (Shari Similo Kronsberg) and the late Zena Nadine Kronsberg; cherished grandfather of Sarah Elizabeth Kronsberg; loving brother of Barry (Jodie) Kronsberg. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Tuesday,… Read More


On September 6, 2014, Dr. PHILIP, beloved former husband of Diana Kay Filner; cherished father of Daniel Baer Filner, David Howard (Courtney) Filner and Ethan Samuel Filner (Elisabeth Mellinger); devoted brother of the late Barbara Filner and Donna Miller; loving grandfather of Edison, Eloise, Sebastian and Matilda Filner. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC.,… Read More


On September 5, 2014, WILLIAM, beloved former husband of the late Mildred Rosen (nee Vanhorn); stepfather of David (Shelly) Kelly; cherished brother of Cecelia Fox, Sylvia Holtzman, Sarah Morrison and the late Paul Rosen, Lena Averella and Jenny Rosen. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS.,… Read More


On September 4, 2014, SARAH (nee Massouda), beloved wife of the late Joseph Levy; devoted mother of Mona Levy, Magda (Isaac) Ovadia and Amir (Alison) Levy; dear sister of Louise (late Joseph) Massuda, Dr. Warren (Lily) Massouda and the late Benoit Massouda. Also survived by five loving grandchildren and 4 cherished great-grandchildren. Services at SOL… Read More