On March 3, 2017, Eleanor R. Hoffman (nee Gertz); beloved wife of Leonard Hoffman; loving mother of Steven (Sue) Hoffman, Craig (Lisa) Hoffman and Susan (Jonathan) Shapiro; dear former mother-in-law of Nancy Hoffman; devoted sister of the late Jack Gertz; beloved daughter of the late Morris and Dorothy Gertz; loving grandmother of Danny (Heather) Hoffman,… Read More


On March 2, 2017, Betty Feldman (nee Rubin), beloved wife of the late Nathan Feldman; devoted mother of Sheila (Howard) Maleson and Mark (Marla) Feldman; dear sister of the late Jeanette Berzofsky and Howard, Henry and Morton Rubin; adored sister-in-law of Dorothy Rubin; loving grandmother of Cheryl (Tom) Keane, Emily Maleson (Alex Bacas), Elizabeth (James)… Read More


On March 3, 2017, Frieda Ann Pozanek (nee Nidetz); beloved wife of the late Matthew Harold Pozanek; loving mother of two married daughters and one granddaughter. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Sunday, March 5, at 10 a.m. Interment at Arlington Cemetery, Chizuk Amuno Congregation N…. Read More


On March 2, 2017, Thea Doris Balk (nee Sachs); beloved wife of the late Louis M. Balk; devoted mother of Jonathan (Candy) Balk; dear sister of Florence (Lionel) Finkelstein, Helen (late Laurence) Glick and the late Sidney Sachs, Bernice Kurnetz and Sally Schagrin; loving daughter of the late Jacob and Rose Sachs; cherished grandmother of… Read More


On March 1, 2017, Ruth Doris Zyna (nee Sudhalter), beloved wife of the late Anthony S. Zyna; loving mother of Treva Zyna, Ronald Zyna and the late Brian Zyna; dear mother-in-law of Scott Steinberg; devoted sister of the late Rhoda Zander and Leonard Sudhalter; cherished grandmother of Jason Zyna and Laurie Zyna; adored daughter of… Read More


On March 1, 2017, Esther F. Grossman (nee Glickman), beloved wife of Sidney Grossman; loving mother of Lisa Yarmis and David (Terry) Grossman; adored sister of the late Judith Spiwak; loving grandmother of Jennifer Yarmis, Benjamin Yarmis, Katie Grossman (Diego Botero) and Matthew Grossman; devoted daughter of the late Carolyn and Archie Glickman. Funeral services… Read More


On March 2, 2017, Norma Better (nee Lieberman); beloved wife of the late Sylvan Better; devoted mother of Barbara (Bill) Whatley, Warren (Laura) Better and Janet (David) Ring; dear sister of Stanley (Adele) Lieberman and Gael (Rick) Ross; adoring grandmother of Benjamin (Tamara) Ring, Daniel (Erin) Ring and Shane Better; loving daughter of the late… Read More


On March 1, 2017, Emanuel Donik, beloved brother of Raymond Donik; devoted son of the late Frances and Louis Donik. Funeral services and interment will be held at Anshe Emunah (United Hebrew) Cemetery, 3901 Washington Blvd on Friday, March 3, at 9 a.m. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Wounded Warrior… Read More


On March 1, 2017, Darrell M. Zaslow; cherished husband of Sherri Zaslow (nee Rosenthal); loving father of Dorie (Yirmiyahu) Lauer, Janna (Dr. Aryeh) Henesch, Levi (Shoshana) Zaslow and Joshua (Baatsheva) Zaslow; dear brother of Dr. Michael Zaslow, Lisa Segelman and the late Jeffrey Zaslow; devoted grandfather of many grandchildren; beloved son of Naomi and the… Read More

Frieda Pertman, Holocaust Survivor, Remembered for Quick Wit, Resilience

In her 80s, Frieda Pertman started telling her kids: “Well, at least I won’t die young.” She died instead just six months shy of her 100th birthday Feb. 15 at Springwell Senior Living Community in Mount Washington. Frieda, says her family, was the ultimate survivor — of the Holocaust, of post-World War II Poland, of… Read More