RICE

On October 13, 2014, BERNARD, beloved father of Joe and Susan Rice; cherished brother of Marvin Rice and Shirley (late Ralph) Carp; devoted grandfather of Aaron, Jenna and Ali Rice. Funeral services and interment will be held at Maryland Friedel Lodge Cemetery, Rosedale, on Sunday, October 19 at noon. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to the charity of your choice. In mourning at 19 Thomas Craddock Court (Grey Rock), Baltimore, MD 21208, through Monday.

SHEMER

On October 13, 2014, HOWARD, beloved husband of Sonya Shemer (nee Dwartz); loving father of Sam (Cathy) Shemer and Phylis Zielinski; devoted brother of the late Judith Miller; dear brother-in-law of Lois and Harold Balser; adored grandfather of Andrew Shemer, Michael and Kelsea Shull, Victoria Zielinski-Brown, Joshua Zielinski and Matthew North; loving great-grandfather of Camdyn Michael Zielinski and Sylvie Shemer. Funeral services and interment will be held at Bnai Israel Cemetery, 3701 Southern Ave., on Tuesday, October 14, at 1 p.m. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Bnai Israel Congregation, 27 Lloyd St., Baltimore, MD 21202-4606. In mourning at 193 W. Meadow Road, Brooklyn, MD 21225.

LEBOWITZ

On October 8, 2014, DONALD SEYMORE, beloved husband of Sandra Lebowitz (nee Greenberg); son of the late Rose and Irving Lebowitz; son-in-law of Elaine Greenberg and the late Bernard Greenberg; cherished father of Ilene Lebowitz, Michael (Elisa) Lebowitz and the late Steven Lebowitz;  proud grandfather of Stephanie Gerber, Mark Gerber, Abby Lebowitz, Dari Lebowitz, Andrew Lebowitz and Matthew Lebowitz; loving brother of Barbara Geller and the late Allene Braverman; and dear brother-in-law of David (Eileen) Greenberg and Ron (Lynette) Greenberg.  Contributions in his memory may be sent to the Irving and Rose Lebowitz Memorial Sefer Torah Fund, c/o Beth El Congregation, 8101 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore, MD, 21208. Funeral service and interment on Monday, October 13, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

GOLDBERG

On October 3, 2014, HELEN (nee Block), beloved wife of the late Albert Goldberg; devoted mother of Oren Goldberg, Cheryl and her husband Dr. Kirk Cylus; dear sister of the late Samuel Block, Henry Block, Dora Richmond, Miriam Levin, Jean Blume, Sidney Block, Thelma Cohen, Ruth Caplan and Melvin Block; loving grandmother of Jonathan and his wife Olivia Cylus and Rachel Cylus. Also survived by other loving family and many dear friends. Funeral services and interment at Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery, Berrymans Lane on Monday, October 13 at 1 p.m. Please omit flowers. Family will be receiving at 3304 Lee Court, Baltimore, MD 21208.

SUSSMAN

On October 12, 2014, SEYMOUR “SY,” beloved husband of Barbara Sussman (nee Miller); devoted father of John (Victoria) Sussman, Richard (Amy) Sussman and Lynn Sussman (Scott Daube); loving brother of Selma (Jules) Shaivitz and the late Lenore (Isadore) Sborofsky; dear brother-in-law of Ellie Miller; cherished grandfather of Erin (Francisco) Peschiera, Joseph Sussman, Matthew Sussman, Andrew Sussman, Joshua Daube and Amelia Daube; adored great-grandfather of Natalia Peschiera. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Tuesday, October 14 at 11 a.m. Interment at Beth El Memorial Park, Randallstown. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Itineris Foundation, 2201 Old Court Road, Baltimore, MD 21208 or the charity of your choice. In mourning at 725 Mt. Wilson Lane (North Oaks), Baltimore, MD 21208.

MEYER

On October 11, 2014, SAMUEL, beloved husband of Mary Meyer (nee Dozier) and the late Margery Meyer (nee Wendell); cherished father of Alan (Helen) Meyer, Steven Toovy, and the late Michael Toovy; loving brother of the late Paul Meyer; adored grandfather of Paul Meyer, Timothy Meyer, Stephanie Toovy and John Toovy; loving great-grandfather of Alexander and Anthony. He is also survived by the Dozier-Parnass family in Texas, including three stepchildren (Regina, Pamela and Darrell), eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Wednesday, October 15 at 10 a.m. Interment at Knesseth Israel Cemetery, Annapolis. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to the Marlene & Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, 22 S. Greene St., Baltimore, MD 21201. In mourning at 11702 Laurel Oak Court, Ellicott City, MD 21042.

BUTLER

On October 9, 2014, FLORENCE (nee Dworkin), beloved wife of Milton Butler; devoted mother of Shelley Butler (Neil) Rothstein and Adrienne (Robert) Hausman; dear daughter of the late Sam and Pauline Dworkin; loving sister of the late Henry (Bess) Dworkin and Bernard (Gilda) Dworkin; cherished grandmother of Alexander (Lindsay) Rothstein, Stephanie (Robby) Stempler, Daniel Hausman and Benjamin Hausman; adored great-grandmother of Jack Rothstein and Jacob Stempler. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Monday, October 20 at 10 a.m. Interment at Maryland Veterans Cemetery, Garrison Forest Road. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Hadassah, 3723 Old Court Road, #205, Baltimore, MD 21208. In mourning at 4 Mandel Court, Baltimore, MD 21209, Monday and Tuesday.

HIRSCH

On October 8, 2014, SOL, beloved husband of Shirley Hirsch (nee Moochnek); devoted father of Carol (Jeff) Roth, Steven (Ellen) Hirsch, Tina (Lee) Sheller, Alan Hirsch (Dina Sokal); Don (Nell) Hirsch, Charles Hirsch (Mary Miller); beloved uncle of Nina (Gary) Wand, Ariel (Paul) Cohen and Adam Wand; dear brother of the late Joseph (Roslyn) Hirsch, Selma (Marvin) Newman; loving grandfather of Rachel (Ricky) Goldberg, Michael (Shanna) Hirsch, Frances (David) Sivakoff, Henry Sheller, Lucy Hirsch, Ann Hirsch, Sam Hirsch, Alex Hirsch, David Hirsch, Ted Hirsch, Ruth Hirsch, Becky Hirsch and Joe Hirsch; loving great-grandfather of Walker Goldberg, Jack Goldberg, Eli Hirsch and Benjamin Sivakoff. Interment at Beth Jacob Cemetery, Finksburg. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Beth Tfiloh Congregation, 3300 Old Court Road, Baltimore, MD 21208 or Sol Hirsch Fund of The National Weather Association, 350 David L. Boren Blvd., Suite 2750, Norman, OK 73072-7125. In mourning at 10 Diamond Crest Court, Baltimore, MD 21209, Monday, October 13 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Tuesday, October 14 from 7 p.m. 9 p.m. A shiva service will be held on Sunday October 19 at 7 p.m.

SCHMULOWITZ

On October 8, 2014, JACOB (JACK) MARTIN, beloved husband of Joyce Schmulowitz (nee Post); father of Harold (Hal) Schmulowitz and his wife Kim Schmulowitz, Janet Cohen and her husband Norman Cohen; brother of Stanley Schmulewitz; grandfather of John, Andrew, Lily and Alison. Interment at Oheb Shalom Memorial Park, Berrymans Lane. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Foundation for Fighting Blindness, 7168 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, MD 21046 or the charity of your choice. In mourning at 8 S. Beaumont Ave., Catonsville, MD 21228.

BLOOMBERG

On October 6, 2014, LEON, beloved husband of the late Esther Bloomberg (nee Levin); devoted father of Jaclyn (Irwin) Cohen and Robert Bloomberg; loving brother of Isadore Bloomberg; beloved brother-in-law of Ruth Levin, Ruth Levin, and the late Jerry Levin and Leon Levin; cherished grandfather of Benjamin Cohen, Daniel Cohen, Joshua (Marci and the late Robyn) Cohen, Deborah (Gregory) Bensinger, Drew Bloomberg and Carly Bloomberg; adored great-grandfather of Allie and Jeremy Cohen, Maya, Zoe and Max Cohen, Adam and Michael Levi Bensinger. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Wednesday, October 8 at 1 p.m. Interment at Anshe Emunah Aitz Chaim Cemetery, 3901 Washington Blvd. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to the charity of your choice. In mourning at 1414 Highview Drive, Lutherville, MD 21093, receiving Wednesday through Tuesday morning, with evening services Sunday and Monday at 7 p.m.