On October 18, 2014, PAULA (nee Freeman), beloved wife of the late Howard Shear; devoted mother of Beth Farb; cherished sister of Shirley Silver. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Tuesday, October 21 at 4 p.m. Interment at Beth El Memorial Park, Randallstown. Please omit flowers…. Read More


On October 19, 2014, GERTRUDE (nee Bowers), beloved wife of the late Kenneth Schloss; devoted mother of Lisa Schloss, Diane (Frank) Witles; dear sister of Stanley (late Florence) Bowers and the late Howard (Ruth) Bowers and Helen Stoller; loving grandmother of Courtney Liss, Justin Witles, Blake Cox and Brady Cox. Services at SOL LEVINSON &… Read More


On October 18, 2014, ROBERT, beloved husband of Leone Goldsmith (nee Fried); dear father of Dr. Leonard Goldsmith; cherished grandfather of Jason (Alisa) Goldsmith, Vicki Goldsmith and Bryan (Ashley) Goldsmith; adored great-grandfather of Isabella and Emma. Please omit flowers.

‘A Transformative Figure’

JERUSALEM — Ralph Goldman, who as a young man helped shepherd the State of Israel into existence and later devoted his professional life to bringing humanitarian relief to Jews around the globe, has died at 100. Goldman, who worked with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee since 1968 — he served twice as its chief… Read More


On October 10, 2014, MILDRED CECELIA (nee Supnik), beloved wife of the late Herbert Gershman; devoted mother of Jan Gershman and Henry (Susan) Gershman; dear sister of the late Michael Supnik; loving grandmother of Jessica Fox and Julie (Alberto) Vazquez; loving great-grandmother of Kairi and Mya Vazquez. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900… Read More


On October 12, 2014, JEAN (nee Ostraw), cherished wife of Joel Coonin; devoted mother of Ellen (Dr. Martin) Kroll, Marjorie (Eliot) Neumann and Jack (Myra) Coonin; dear sister of Joseph (Natasha) Ostraw and the late Irvin and Alec Ostraw, and Joan Stack; loving sister-in-law of Harriet (Leo) Sattler; adored grandmother of Allison (Scott) Levy, Dr…. Read More


On October 15, 2014, GARY, beloved husband of Wendy Zerwitz Schenker; cherished father of Robert Schenker; devoted brother of Steven (Stacey) Schenker; loving brother-in-law of Susan and Matthew Cohen; beloved son of the late Jack and Lucille Schenker (nee Roth); adored son-in-law of Arnold and Judy Zerwitz. Also survived by loving nieces and nephews. Services… Read More


On October 14, 2014, ALBERT, beloved husband of the late Charlotte Ann Snyder (nee Feldsher); loving father of Lynn (Dennis) Bell, Alan (Joann) Snyder, Mindy Victor (Daniel Reichart and the late Michael Victor) and Adam Snyder; cherished grandfather of Patience (Frank) Hein, Ashley Snyder and the late Penny Lee Bell and Shane Snyder; adored great-grandfather… Read More


On October 15, 2014, VLADIMIR, beloved husband of the late Mira Nazimok (nee Kravitz); loving father of Alex (Diana) Nazimok, Lana (Michael) Shapiro and Floria Kravitz; devoted brother of the late Leonid and Sonya; loving grandfather of Polina (Boris) Teplitsky, Regina (Alex) Feinstein, Bradley Shapiro, Allison Nazimok and Mitchell Nazimok; adored great-grandfather of Michael Teplitsky,… Read More


On October 14, 2014, RACHEL SARAH, loving daughter of Risa and Jonathan Kipnis; devoted sister of Drew and Kim Kipnis; adored granddaughter of the late Dorothy and Frank Kipnis and Toby and Michael Cohen; beloved niece of Henry and Kim Cohen, Mark and Sheila Cohen, Jackie and Andy Fox, Valerie and Eric Eisenstein. Also survived… Read More