On June 29, 2014, CELIA (nee Berkowitz), beloved wife of the late Leon Lichtenstein; loving mother of Dr. Miriam (Dr. Alan) Cohen and Dr. Jack (Andi Lawrance) Lichtenstein; former dear mother-in-law of Nancy Mears; devoted grandmother of Andew Cohen, Sharon Ann Cohen, Dr. Jennifer (Dr. Antonio) Wolff, Elizabeth (Xavier) Reumont and Leah Lichtenstein; cherished great-grandmother… Read More


On June 27, 2014, ESTHER (nee Rosenstein), beloved wife of the late Sidney Fribush; devoted sister of the late Harry (Gertrude) Rosenstein and Lillian (Jack) Naftel; loving aunt of Diane Ehudin, Alan (Karen) Rosenstein, Marvin (Sandee) Rosenstein, Jeanne Rosenstein, Annette, Haven and Kolman Kodeck, and the late Anita Naftel and Howard Rosenstein. Funeral services and… Read More


On June 26, 2014, ROSE (nee Friedman), beloved wife of the late David Falck; cherished mother of Willam Falck and the late Sandra Tossman; loving mother-in-law of Zelda Ann Falck and Alan Tossman; devoted sister of the late Leon, Albert and Martin Friedman, and Goldie Kalmanson; adored grandmother of Matthew (Lindsay) Tossman, Eric Tossman, Michael… Read More


On June 25, 2014, SHARON (nee Cornblatt), beloved wife of Jeff Berman; cherished daughter of Barry Cornblatt and the late Shirley Cornblatt (nee Gladstone); dear sister of Wayne (Carolyn) and Craig (Robin) Cornblatt; devoted daughter-in-law of Marilyn and the late Philip Berman; loving sister-in-law of Michael (Cecilia) Berman; devoted aunt of Sophia Berman, Michael, Daniel… Read More


On June 25, 2014, CLARA (nee Simel), beloved wife of the late Jack Block; dear mother of Ira (Roberta) Block and Paul (Arlene) Block and the late Susan Block; dear grandmother of Michelle (Scott) Thomas, Stefanie Block, Laia (Matthew) Tiderman and Adam (Julie) Block; dearest great-grandmother of Laila, Joshua, Lauren, Naomi and Bruce; dearest sister… Read More

‘A Rare Soul’


They don’t make doctors like Jay Karpa anymore. Just ask Karen Levin, his assistant for 38 years. “He would spend hours sitting and talking to a patient,” said Levin, a nurse who was Karpa’s assistant in private practice. “He was a rare soul, and they just don’t make them like that anymore.” Karpa succumbed to… Read More

Belated Goodbye


Holocaust survivor Benzion “Nick” Attias, who was a favorite of schools for his presentations about hiding from the Nazis, died on May 1 while talking to a group of high school students in Hanover, Pa. He was 79. Attias was born in Zagreb, Yugoslavia to Lina (Bahar) Attias and Salamon Attias. They were an affluent… Read More


On June 23, 2014, HILFORD ALLEN, beloved husband of the late Annette Caplan (nee Lester); loving father of Marla Caplan (late Jack Shapiro) and Susan (Michael) Solomon; cherished brother of Barbara Smelkinson and the late Richard Smelkinson; devoted grandfather of Jennifer Shapiro (Stuart Zang), Deanna Shapiro, Rebecca (Elliot) Pisner and Samantha (Tony) Hodge; adored great-grandfather… Read More


On June 22, 2014, ANNE, beloved wife of Allen Markson; loving mother of Joseph Markson. Also survived by other loving family members. Funeral services and interment will be held at Columbia Memorial Park, 12005 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD 21029 on Thursday, June 26 at 2:30 p.m. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be… Read More


On June 23, 2014, LEON, beloved husband of the late Rose Kozlovsky (nee Finkelstein); devoted father of Dr. Bernard (Sonia) Kozlovsky and Harry (Adriane) Kozlovsky; cherished brother of the late Chasia Cukerman; loving grandfather of Chaim (Randi) Kozlovsky, Dena (Adam) Lerner, Hinda (Jacob) Rosin, Dovid Kozlovsky, David (Gabri) Kozlovsky and Penina, Aliza and Joanna Kozlovsky…. Read More