On May 14, 2015, MURRAY, beloved husband of the late Rae Rednor Portnoy; devoted father of Paul (Rita) Portnoy and Barbara Spector (Leonard Spector and the late Alan M. Levine); loving brother of the late Al Portnoy, Libby Portnoy, and Simon Portnoy; dear brother-in-law of Linda Portnoy and the late Eileen Portnoy; cherished grandfather of… Read More

Schooled in Values Rose Cohen, longtime educator in Baltimore, lived to 103

Rose Cohen believed in staying active in mind and body. She was an inspiration to her family.

Rose Cohen, an Eastern European immigrant who regarded education as a lifeline and devoted her life to teaching others — by book and by example — passed away April 10 at age 103. Cohen was born in Lithuania and came to the United States with her siblings when she was 11 after losing her mother,… Read More


On May 11, 2015, KENNETH J., survived by the love of his life Lisa Greenberg and her two children, Hannah and Brady; beloved father of Kyle Schwartz and the late Cory Schwartz; devoted brother of Larry Schwartz, Bill (Nancy) Schwartz, Ann Alt, and Nelson (Sarah) Schwartz; cherished son of the late Arnold and Mickey Schwartz;… Read More


On May 13, 2015, HOWARD, beloved husband of Shirley Shapiro (nee Spivak); devoted father of Larry (Betsy) Shapiro and Bruce (Danielle) Shapiro; loving brother of the late Albert “Obbie” Shapiro; dear brother-in-law of Gilda Shapiro, Helen and Leonard Kohlenstein, Marsha and Ellis Caplan, and Anita and Sam Rozenel; cherished grandfather of Jeremy, Maya, and Arielle… Read More


On May 13, 2015, RONA GORELICK, age 83, nurturing wife of 63 years to Bernard Raskin; adored mother of Sandie (Dr. Andy) Zander, Fran (Rabbi Shmuel) Leitman, Steven (Nancy) Raskin; treasured Bubby of Megan (Peter) Cotugno, Chavi (Gavriel) Berkovits, Dr. Emily (Matt) Roben, Yoni (Danielle) Leitman, Jacob Zander and Ari (Elianna) Leitman. Cherished Great Bubby… Read More


On May 12, 2015, EUNICE (nee Binder), beloved wife of the late Elliot Schreider; dear mother of Jay (Abbie) Schreider and Steven Schreider; cherished sister of the late Ethyl Sugarman, Bee Kongstad and Rose Binder; devoted grandmother of Cori Schreider and Jill Schreider; loving aunt of Kate Sugarman. Services and interment at Liberty Park of… Read More


On May 11, 2015, MARC L., beloved son of Leah and the late Melvin Hurwich; cherished brother of Scott Hurwich. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Friday, May 15, at 11 a.m. Interment is private. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to… Read More


On May 12, 2015, LINDA V. (nee Epstein), beloved mother of Michael (Heather) Mandel; devoted sister of Merle Goldman (Jim Howard), Edward (Yvonne) Epstein and Jerome (Jodie) Epstein; loving grandmother of Elliot and Alice Mandel; cherished daughter of the late Leon and Ida Epstein. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at… Read More


On May 10, 2015, ESTHER (nee Eisen), of Philadelphia, wife of the late Herbert Burr; mother of Marci (Dr. Paul) Turer, Howard (Mindee) Segal and Cindy (Robert) Lesnick, Jr.; sister of Anne Cash; grandmother of Ellyn, Matthew, Caryn, Bryan, Marissa, Remi and Samantha. Services on Wednesday at 1 p.m. JOSEPH LEVINE AND SONS MEMORIAL CHAPEL,… Read More


On April 24, 2015, CHARLOTTE (Farace, Britton), sister of the late Leroy Lyon. Survived by her nephew and niece Michael and Jamie. Funeral private.