On October 25, 2016, Risa Halpren (nee Bush); beloved wife of Howard Halpren; devoted mother of Joshua Isaac Halpren and Daniel Joseph Halpren; loving sister of Bonnie Bush and Karen Bush; cherished daughter of Harriette (Rod) Clark and David (Marge) Bush; adored daughter-in-law of Miriam and the late Julius (Trucky) Halpren; dear sister-in-law of Eileen (Howard) Rothouse and Sheila (late Craig) Silverstein. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, dear friends and thousands of former students. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Friday, October 28, at 3 p.m. Interment at Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery, Berrymans Lane. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Stand Up To Cancer, PO Box 843721, Los Angeles, CA 90084 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38015. In mourning at 8203 Tama Court, Baltimore, MD 21208.
On October 25, 2016, Tillman ‘Duke’ Pollack, beloved father of Diane (James) Vogel and Fran Pollack Matz (Jonathan Matz); devoted son of the late Cecelia Hyatt and David Pollack; loving grandfather of Jared and Sean Shapiro, Jeffrey and Lindsay Vogel, Ethan, Mollie, Carly and Ella Matz. Funeral services and interment will be held at Anshe Emunah Aitz Chaim Cemetery, 3901 Washington Blvd. on Thursday, October 27, at 1 p.m. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to the charity of your choice. In mourning at 2401 Still Forest Road, Baltimore, MD 21208, Thursday only and then receiving at 6529 Ocean Shore Lane, Columbia, MD 21044, Sunday, 12-3 p.m.
On October 23, 2016, Alfred Karchem; beloved husband of the late Joyce Karchem; adored father of Gail (Phil) Simons and the late Judith Karchem; dear step-father of Nancy (Allan) Candee and Steven Candee; cherished brother of Norman (Joan) Karchem; devoted son of the late Max and Dora Karchem, loving grandfather of Amy Simons and Stephanie (Rod) Theodule; great-grandfather of Andrew and Jacob Dekeyrel and L.J. and Kameryn Theodule. Funeral services and interment will be held at Ohr Knesseth Israel Anshe Sfard Cemetery, German Hill Road on Wednesday, October 26, at 10 a.m. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Hadassah of Greater Baltimore, 3723 Old Court Road, #205, Baltimore, MD 21208.
On Thursday, October 20, 2016, Susan Wallach; beloved mother of Simone (Khosrow) Mirsaidi and Michael Winer (Layne Keatts); adoring grandmother of Iman Mirsaidi, Adam, Dylan and Presley Winer; loving daughter of the late Celia Hersh and Sol Wallach. Interment at Beth El Memorial Park, Randallstown. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Baltimore Humane Society, 1601 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown, MD 21136.
On October 23, 2016, Rabbi Morris Kosman, beloved husband of Carol Kosman (nee Weiss); also survived by many loving children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Interment at Chevra Ahavas Chesed Cemetery, Randallstown. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Camp Shoresh, 3723 Old Court Road, Suite 206, Baltimore, MD 21208 or Ner Israel Rabbinical College, 400 Mt. Wilson Lane, Baltimore, MD 21208.
On October 20, 2016, Leon Ezrine, devoted husband of Evelyn Ezrine (nee Goldstein); loving father of Marlene Harrison and the late Bruce Ezrine; dear father-in-law of Bruce Harrison and Wendy Ezrine Kobb; adored brother of the late Rose Miller and Milton, Marshall and Solomon Ezrine; cherished grandfather of Jessica (Adam) Belzberg, Tracy (Alexis) Garcia, Drew (Marisa) Ezrine and Blaire (Scott) Herman; beloved great-grandfather of Elias, Asher and Aya Belzberg and Noa and Ozi Garcia; devoted son of the late Jacob and Bessie Ezrine. Interment at Moses Montefiore Woodmoor Hebrew Cemetery, Washington Blvd. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to the Ezrine Library at Chizuk Amuno Congregation, 8100 Stevenson Road, Baltimore, MD 21208 or Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway Suit 1509, New York, NY 10018.
On October 22, 2016, Lonny Borck; beloved husband of Ronit Borck (nee Levinson); devoted father of Ariella, Ezra, Meira, Yosef and Akiva Borck; dear brother of Alan Borck, Laurie Carlin and Lee Rosenblum; cherished son of Harold and Francine Borck. Interment at Agudath Israel Cemetery, Rosedale. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Hatzalah of Baltimore, c/o Heyman, 4014 Fallstaff Rd., Baltimore, MD 21215.
On October 21, 2016, Blanche E. Bernstein (nee Fishbein); beloved wife of Melvin S. Bernstein; devoted mother of Stuart Bernstein, Howard (Cindy) Bernstein and Aaron Bernstein (Susan Guerin); dear sister of the late Jerome (Dorothy) Fishbein, Miriam (David) Brothers and Herbert (Rita) Fishbein; cherished grandmother of Chad, Sarah, Jerome, Ben, Emily, Alyssa, Joseph and Arielle Bernstein; loving daughter of the late Louis J. and Sarah Fishbein and Florence Fishbein. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.Interment at Beth Jacob Cemetery, Finksburg, MD. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Covenant Guild Inc., c/o Lois Balser, 2 Highstepper Ct. #604, Baltimore, MD 21208. The family will be receiving at 3405 Midfield Road, Baltimore, MD 21208, through Tuesday.
On October 24, 2016, Anita Rudo (nee Goldberg); beloved wife of Howard Rudo; devoted mother of Carol (Kenneth) Rokoff, Leslie (Jack) Fleischman, Barbara (Harold) Citron; dear sister of Rhoda Medvene; loving daughter of the late Leon and Leona Goldberg; adored grandmother of Lisa and Jennifer Rokoff, Lindsey and Sarah Fleishman and Emily and Ethan Citron. Interment at Beth El Memorial Park, Randallstown. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Beth El Congregation, 8101 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore, MD 21208.
On October 20, 2016, Frank S. Grott, devoted husband of Rita L. Grott (nee Altman); loving father of Holly Naftolin; dear brother of Beverly Silver and the late Joan Siebert, Ann Bernstein and Eddie Grott; loving grandfather of Stacie (Bryon) Neff and Amie (Robert) Williamson; beloved great-grandfather of Sylvia and Andrew Neff and Anabelle and Hilton Williamson. Interment at Hebrew Friendship Cemetery, 3600 E. Baltimore St. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Society Of St. Vincent De Paul, National Council Of The United States, 58 Progress Parkway, Maryland Heights, MO 63043-3706.