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 in his memory may be sent to ARC of Baltimore, Attn: Development, 7215 York Road, Baltimore, MD 21212. The family will be receiving at 2700 Stone Cliff Drive #203 (Quarry Lake), Baltimore, MD 21209.
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 Lane on Friday, February 3, at 12 noon. Interment at Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery, Berrymans Lane. Please omit flowers.
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 nephews. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Jewish National Fund, 78 Randall Ave., Rockville Centre, NY 11570, or the American Cancer Society, 4550 E. Bell Road #126, Phoenix, AZ 85032. Interment at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
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 late Gilbert Wohl. “Aunt Ann” is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and their children. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Wednesday, February 1, at 1 p.m. Interment at Moses Montefiore Woodmoor Hebrew Cemetery, Washington Boulevard. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Maryland Food Bank, PO Box 17369, Baltimore, MD 21297 (MDFoodBank.org) or American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (donatenow.heart.org/), 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9979. In mourning at 7203 Rockland Hills Dr., Unit 103, Baltimore, MD 21209, Wednesday from 4 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., Thursday from 12 noon until 8:30 p.m., Friday from 12 noon until 4 p.m., Sunday and Monday from 12 noon until 8:30 p.m.
On January 26, 2017, Libby K. White (nee Kramer); beloved wife of the late Dr. Gerald M. White; devoted mother of Dr. Charles (Ellen) White, Dr. Andrew (Rachel) White, Judi (Scott) Cuttler and Abigail (John) D’Costa; loving grandmother of Dr. William, Rachel, Daniel, Jay, Sharon and Rebecca White, Ethan Cuttler, Benjamin and Samantha D’Costa; dear friend of Simcha Ohana. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Sunday, January 29, at 2:30 p.m. Interment at Garrison Forest Cemetery of Chizuk Amuno Congregation, Owings Mills. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd St., Baltimore, MD 21202 or the charity of your choice. In mourning at 11991 Long Lake Drive (Arborwood), Reisterstown, MD 21136, Sunday immediately following interment, Monday 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Tuesday 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Services will be held Sunday and Monday at 7 p.m.
On January 27, 2017, Phyllis Sarubin (nee Peskin); beloved wife of the late Morton Sarubin; cherished mother of Flora (Barry) Stelzer, Judith Sarubin (Jay Resnick) and Leslie S. (Thomas) Ries; loving sister of the late Morton W. Peskin, Jr.; loving sisiter-in-law of Sue Peskin; cherished grandmother of Eve (Bradley) Hughes, Joanna (John) Kueffner, David Stelzer, Charlotte Kvasnovsky, M.D. (Robert Pitman), Nicolas Kvasnovsky, Emily Ries (Benjamin Leigh) and Carly Ries; adored great-grandmother of Lila and Wyatt Hughes, Leo and Maisie Kueffner and Baker Leigh; dear daughter of the late Martha and Morton W. Peskin, Sr. Funeral services are private. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to The Park School, Development Office, 2425 Old Court Road, Baltimore, MD 21208, or John Fetting Fund for Breast Cancer Prevention, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University, 750 E. Pratt St., Suite 1700, Baltimore, MD 21202. The family will be receiving at Donna’s at Cross Keys 5100 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21210, Sunday only, from 4-7 p.m.
On January 22, 2017, Bernard “Bernie” Margolis; beloved husband of Jami Margolis (nee Schultz); devoted father of Avi Margolis and Emma Margolis; dear brother of Mark (Janine) Margolis; beloved brother-in-law of Tami (Steve) Adelman and Jodi Cohen; loving son of the late Beryl and Abe Margolis; cherished son-in-law of Susan and Larry Schultz; adored uncle of Bianca (Dan) Travers, Candice (Dan) Jackson, Talia Adelman, Ryan Cohen and Tyler Cohen. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Sunday, January 29, at 1 p.m. Interment at Oheb Shalom Memorial Park, Berrymans Lane. Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Krieger Schechter Day School Scholarship Fund, 8100 Stevenson Road, Baltimore, MD 21208 or Pathfinders for Autism, 303 International Circle, Cockeysville, MD 21030. In mourning at 709 Old Crossing Drive (Stevenson Post), Baltimore, MD 21208, through Tuesday.
On January 27, 2017, Stephanie Brooke Levine; loving daughter of Maddie and Bobby Levine; adored niece of Stephan (Lynn) Levine, Leonard (late Judith) Wachs, Caroline (Aaron) Winholtz, Jerry (late Elaine) Shuster and Joel Shuster. Also survived by many dear cousins. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Monday, January 30, at 1 p.m. Interment at Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery, Berrymans Lane. In lieu of flowers, family requests memorial contributions to be made in Stephanie’s memory to the Kennedy Krieger Institute, in support of the exceptional work of Dr. Sadowsky, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Office of Philanthropy, 707 North Broadway, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 or www.kennedykrieger.org. In mourning at 8002 Brynmor Court Unit 603, Baltimore, MD 21208, following interment on Monday, and receiving on Tuesday 1-5 p.m. and 6:30-9 p.m.
On January 30, 2017, Lillian Schwartz (nee Mazur); loving mother of Lynne Schwartz (Eduardo) Rodriguez and Elsa (Stanley) Rouse; adored sister of Stella Siegel; cherished grandmother of Benjamin Rouse, Sarah Rouse and Ariana Rodriguez; devoted daughter of the late Sarah and Samuel Mazur. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Wednesday, February 1, at 2 p.m. Interment at Oheb Shalom Memorial Park, Berrymans Lane. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to the charity of your choice.