On January 31, 2017, Ira Melvin Shapiro; beloved father of Chelsea, Nia and Bryan Shapiro; devoted brother of Karen (Dennis) Kravitz, Ellen (Steve) Semesky and the late Cindy Rosenbach; loving son of Lillian (nee Siegel) and the late Harry Shapiro; also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other loving family and many dear… Read More


On February 2, 2017, Jack Rosenfeld, beloved husband of Sara Rosenfeld (nee Williamson); devoted father of Hope (Martin) Jacobs and Sherri Rosenfeld; adored brother of the late Frank Rosenfeld; dear brother-in-law of Phyllis Rosenfeld and the late Belle Meier and Betty (Louis) Moskovitz; loving son of the late Bertha and Herman Rosenfeld; cherished grandfather of… Read More


On February 2, 2017, Yakov Nepomnyashchiy; beloved husband of Anastasiya Nepomnyashchaya (nee Shkapsky); devoted father of Oleg (Victoria) Nepomnyashchiy; dear brother of Inessa Grigorovitch; adored grandfather of Olivia and Lyanna Nepomnyashchiy; loving son of the late Ilya and Ressa Nepomnyashchiy. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane, on Sunday,… Read More


On February 2, 2017, Olga Wartzman (nee Wiesel), beloved wife of the late Jack Wartzman; devoted mother of Lea Alperstein (late Don Deaton); cherished grandmother of Eric Alperstein (Donna Zepp), Joshua (Jessica) Alperstein and Jonathan (Shannon) Deaton; loving great-grandmother of Greggory, Ryan, Jacob and Mason Alperstein, Gabriel and Spencer Alperstein and Destin, Shaun, Dominic and… Read More


On February 1, 2017, Benjamin Stevens (“Benjamin Eisenberg”), beloved husband of Thelma Stevens (nee Shiller); adored father of Susan (Paul) Brown, Shelley Stevens (Daniel Whitehouse) and Jonathan Stevens; dear brother of the late Sidney Eisenberg, Florence Eisenberg and Ralph Eisenberg. Funeral services are private. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Alzheimer’s… Read More


On February 2, 2017, Robert Seth Baylin; beloved brother of Dr. Jerome Fine (Barbara Wolf Fine), Carolyn Eisenstadt and Dr. Norman (Angie) Fine; adored son of the late Gilbert and Mae Baylin. Funeral services and interment will be held at Bobroisker Beneficial Circle Cemetery, Rosedale on Friday, February 3, at 12:30 p.m. Please omit flowers. Contributions… Read More


Sylvia Himmelfarb; survived  by her sister Lily Polakoff, nieces Emily Turk, Ellen Mazoff and Marian Sherwood, nephew Bob Turk and great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great neices and a great-great nephew. Donations may be made in her honor to Walters Art Museum and Johns Hopkins Medicine Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.


On February 1, 2017, Frida Khmelevsky (nee Vapnik); beloved wife of Roman Khmelevsky; devoted mother of Margarita (Anatoly) Voskovsky; dear sister of Bronia (David) Rogov; loving grandmother of Alex Voskovsky; adored aunt of Natalia (Yevy) Tseytlin; cherished great-aunt of Brandon and Gabriella Tseytlin. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson… Read More


On January 27,2017, Marvin D. Smelkinson; survived by his beloved wife Sharon Smelkinson (Postoff), his daughter Marla Chiriboga, son Jay Smelkinson and grandchildren Scott Chiriboga, Eric Chiriboga and Riley Smelkinson. He is the brother of Paul Smelkinson and the late Norman Smelkinson and the late Rita Bleich. He is also survived by many nieces and… Read More


On January 31, 2017, Anna Vera Scheinberg; daughter of the late Sylvia and Edward Sandler; beloved wife of the late Max L. Scheinberg; cherished mother of Jean S. Rabunski (Marvin Durell; beloved grandmother of Benjamin J. and Adriana Rabunski and the late Jonathan Sandler Rabunski; sister of the late Phyllis Tannenbaum; dear companion of the… Read More