In Memoriam

May their memory be a blessing


Beth El Synagogue extends condolences to Sue Gidwitz and Gail Freeman and their family on the death of Sue’s beloved mother – Adele Bretzfeld Gidwitz – who passed away on March 25 in Highland Park, Illinois at the age of 102. An obituary of Adele’s life may be found here.


Ira Wexler, beloved husband of Karen Wexler, father of Kathryn Wolf, father-in-law of Jeff Wolf, and grandfather of Chloe and Phoebe Wolf, passed from this world on April 1, 2020, in Golden Beach, FL. Now that Ira has uploaded his consciousness to the universal Cloud, it contains far more knowledge today than yesterday.


Charlotte Rose Klein, beloved grandmother of Jill Madsen, passed away on March 24, 2020. Charlotte was a force in this world and her spirit will always stay with us.


Beth El Synagogue extends condolences to Marshall and Rebecca Rohde and their family on the death of Marshall’s beloved mother – Pearl Rohde, Perl bat Yitzhak – who passed away on Monday, March 9, in Brooklyn, NY, at the age of 94. Graveside services were held on March 13 at Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery in Maryland.


Malvina Brady, JRC congregant, mother of Karen Wolf, and mother-in-law of Phil.


Robert Scott Feldman, brother of Michelle Dennis, brother-in-law of John, and uncle to Zachary and Austin​.


William Kirshenbaum, father of Beth Grosland, father-in-law of Jason, grandfather of Ava and Abigail


Mark Feinglos, JRC congregant, husband of Susan Totten, father of Rebecca Feinglos Planchard, and father-in-law of Sean​


Andrew Young, cousin of Emily Young​


Tobin Freid and Scott Schwartz and their family on the death of Tobin’s beloved uncle, Larry Burke, who passed away on Sunday, March 1, in Macon, NC. An obituary of Larry’s life may be found here. Donations in his memory may be made to the World Wildlife Fund here.

Joyce, Susan, and Avraham and their extended families and friends of long-time Beth El member, Phyllis Dworsky – Zipporah Leah bat Kalman v’Gittel, who passed away on February 29 in Maryland.


Amy Yoffiewife of Rabbi Eric Yoffie (Judea Reform Congregation’s Senior Rabbi from 1976-1980), and mother of Adina and Adam


Shivia Lee Gerhardt, mother of Michael Gerhardt and grandmother of Ben, Daniel, and Noah


Donald Forman, longtime Judea Reform congregant, husband of Florence Forman, and father of Joan, Stephen, and Debra (z”l)


Karen Olsen, grandmother of Loni Hudson, JRC Office Manager


Craig and Rona Spitzer and their family on the death of Craig’s beloved father, Chuck Spitzer – Yechezkel Moshe, who passed away on Friday, February 21, in Durham, NC. Shiva minyanim will take place in New York. There will be a private minyan at Craig and Rona’s home on Thursday, February 27.


Libby Vaughn and Michelle Pesavento on the death of Libby’s father, Marion Edward Tridle, who passed away on February 19 in Madison, Wisconsin.  Funeral services took place in Madison.  There will be no local shiva minyanim.


Ellen Singer, Naomi, Elizabeth, Jennifer, and Robert, and their families on the death of their beloved husband, father, and grandfather, and long-time Beth El member, Phil Singer – Pinchas ben Eliezer v’Chana, who passed away on February 17, in Durham. Phil Singer, February 17: We extend condolences to Ellen Singer, Naomi, Elizabeth, Jennifer, and Robert, and their families on the death of their beloved husband, father, and grandfather, and long-time Beth El member, Phil Singer – Pinchas ben Eliezer v’Chana, who passed away February 17, in Durham, North Carolina.  Services will be held on Wednesday morning, February 19, at 10:00am at Beth El Synagogue, followed by burial at the Durham Hebrew Cemetery. Information about shiva minyanim will be forthcoming.

An obituary of Phil’s life may be found here.


Larry Slifkin, December 2


Sharon Goldstein, November 30


Albert Sasson, November 25


Helen Rosenberg, November 22


Jennifer Dubow, November 15


 

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