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    SUISMAN

    John Robert Suisman died Sept. 9. Born and raised in West Hartford, he was the husband of Kathryn Lehman Suisman. He was the son of the late Edward and Etta Suisman. He is survived by his children, Lisa Parsons and her husband Ned, Carolyn Shaughnessy and her husband Sean, Stacey Keenan and her husband Matt, and Jennifer Suisman and her…

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    SNEIDEMAN

    Louis Sneideman, 78, of Boothbay Harbor, Maine, previously of Canton, died Sept. 5. He was the husband of Annemies (Angie Bergraat) Sneideman. Born in Plainville, he was the son of William and Vera Sneideman. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Michael Sneideman, Tamara Duncan, and Joshua Sneideman; and his grandchildren, Jonah Harvey Burns, Sadie Nan…

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    LATER

    Sandra (Kamins) Later, 90, of West Hartford, died Sept. 7. She was the wife of Paul Later. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of Jean and Jack Kamins. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Andy Isenburg, Don Later and his wife Carey, Michael Lloyd, and Jodi Silton; her grandchildren, Jordan Silton and his wife…

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    SCHACHT

    Ronald S. Schacht, 86, of Boca Raton, Fla. and Stamford, died Sept. 1. He was the widower of Natalie Goldman Schacht. He was born in Stamford. He was a member of Congregation Agudath Sholom in Stamford. He is survived by his daughters, Patti Ellen Schacht of Waltham, Mass., Bonnie Anne Schacht Johnson and her husband David of Stamford, and Cindy…

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    SLOSSBERG

    Rosemarie C. Slossberg, 99, formerly of Manchester, died Sept. 4. She was the widow of George Slossberg. Born in Lynn, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Morris and Tybie Cogan. She was a longtime member of Temple Beth Sholom in Manchester. She is survived by her children, Tobey Slossberg Yanai and her husband Joe Charlaff of Israel, Stan…

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    LANDORF

    Fred Steven Landorf, 69, of New Haven died August 22. Born in New Haven, he was the son of Herbert Landorf and the late Carolyn Landorf. He is survived by his daughter Stefanie Landorf; his sister Hilary Landorf; and his brothers, Ken Landorf and Richard Landorf. Email this page The post LANDORF appeared first on Jewish Ledger.

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    FODIMAN

    Bruce Fodiman, 73, of Shelton, died August 22. He was the widower of Renee Pia Fodiman. Born in Stamford, he was the son of the late Max and Phyllis Fodiman. He served in the National Guard of Massachusetts, HHB 26th Infantry Artillery Division. He is survived by his son Brett Fodiman and his wife Meaghen; his brothers Fred Fodiman and…

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    BENANAV

    Gary Benanav, 73, of West Hartford and New York City, died on August 25. He was the husband of Ruth Benanav. Born in Tel Aviv, he was the son of Joshua and Aviva Benanav (née Isadora Rosen). In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Michael and his wife Kelly, Tami and her husband Jorge, and Steven…

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    VEROFF

    Bernice Charlotte Veroff, 96, of West Hartford, died August 18. She was the widow of the late Harold Veroff. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of the late Henry R. Lippman and Bessie Lippman. She is surived by her children, Amy Veroff of Bethesda, Md., and Robert Veroff and his wife Judy Beiriger of Albuquerque, N.M.; and her granddaughter…

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    ROSENTHAL

    Irving I. Rosenthal M.D., 88, of Simsbury, formerly of West Hartford and Avon, died August 20. He was the husband of Shirley (Zarchen) Rosenthal. Born in Middletown, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Pauline (Goldenberg) Rosenthal. He served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons,…

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    PISETSKY

    Rita Baker Pisetsky, 79, of West Hartford, has died. She was the wife of Myron Pisetsky. Born in Torrington, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Jean Baker. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter Helena Pisetsky of Massachusetts. Email this page The post PISETSKY appeared first on Jewish Ledger.

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    FISCHEL

    Florence (Flossy) Lipson Fischel, 73, of Stamford, died August 17. She was the wife of Sam Fischel. Born in Los Angeles, Calif. and raised in Vancouver, Canada, she was the daughter of Prof. Samuel and Dena Lipson. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children,  Ari Fischel and his wife Ellen of New York, Jason Fischel and…

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    LEBED

    Ann (Kronick) Lebed of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of and Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and Bloomfield, died August 15. She was the widow of Hartzel “Hank” Z. Lebed. Born and raised in Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Harry and Ida (Cooper) Kronick. She is survived by her children, Holly Lebed of Los Angeles, Calif., and Jay Lebed…

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    DAVIDSON

    Lewis Ira Davidson, 67, of Wethersfield died August 16. He was the husband of Joanne Davidson. Born in Hartford, he was the son of the late June and Harold Davidson. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter Ali Bendell and her husband Greg Bendett; three brothers; three step-children; and several nieces and nephews and extended family. …

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    YOULOVSKY

    Ted Youlovsky, 75, of Boca Raton, Fla., died Aug. 8. He was the husband of Gladys Youlovsky. Born Hartford, he was the son of Abe and Hortie Youlovsky. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three   stepchildren, Bob (Fran), Shari (George), and Karen (Jeff); and three grandchildren; Jake, Ben and Daniel. Email this page The post YOULOVSKY…

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    WINDSBURG

    Johanna Windsburg, 82, of Dallas, Texas, formerly of Bridgeport, died June 18. She was the widow of David Winsburg. Born in Frankfurt, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Isadore and Else Badmann. Her family fled Nazi Germany for the U.S. in 1941, setting in Bridgeport, where she lived for most of her life. She is survived by a…

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    STONE

    Robert Morris Stone, 95, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Manchester, died Aug. 11. He was the husband of Blanche Packer Stone. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Abraham and Anna (Morris) Stone. He served in the Armored Engineers of the 10th Armored Division, European Theater, during World War II. In addition to his wife of 70…

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    WELLINS

    Mildred (Lassoff) Wellins, 91, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of West Hartford and Bloomfield, died Aug. 10. She was the widow of Gerald A. Wellins. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Ida (Buchalter) Lassoff. She is survived by three children, Richard S. Wellins and his wife, Ellen, of Pittsburgh, Pa., Robert M. Wellins of…

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    DWORETSKY

    Benjamin “Bob” Dworetsky, 97, of West Hartford, died Aug. 10. He was the husband for 67 years of the late Sally (Yellin) Dworetsky. Born in Hartford, he was the son of Nathan and Rose (Goralnick) Dworetsky. For 50 years, Benjamin and Sally owned and operated the Blue Hills Deli and Sally and Bob’s Restaurant. He had been a long-time member…

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    MATLAW

    Bernard “Bernie” Matlaw, 95, died August 2. He was the widower of Doris Siegel Matlaw. He was raised in New Haven. He is survived by his daughters, Jane and Martha; his son-in-law Michael Weinstein; his grandchildren, Ben Kaufman, Nate Kaufman and Jaya Mathur, Hannah Weinstein and Ted Falk, and Max Weinstein; and his sister Sybil Golden and her husband Donald…

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    RESNICK

    Barbara Anne (Salomon) Resnick, 83, of Georgetown, Texas, died August 5. She was the wife of Gary Resnick. Raised in West Hartford, she was the daughter of Donald and Ida Salomon. She was a member of The Villages North Jewish Chavurah in Georgetown, Texas. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son Alex; her four grandchildren; her…

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    BRATU

    Marcel Bratu MD, 94, of Hamden, died August 6. He was the husband of Mary (Linscher) Bratu. Born in Dorohoi, Romania, he was the son of the late Solomon and Cilia (Stern) Zalman. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Monica Talmor and her spouse Ariel of Hamden, and Alex Bratu and his spouse Mary Anne…

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    SHEMONSKY

    Lillian (Knafel) Shemonsky, 94, of East Hartford, died July 24. She was the widow of Ralph Shemonsky. She is survived by her children, Mark Shemonsky and his wife Lirong Chen of East Hartford, Nadine Dumas and her husband, Randall of Manchester, Sharon Cutler and her husband Bruce Cutler of West Hartford, and Cynthia Hanson and her husband Robert of East…

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    HURWITZ

    Norman E. Hurwitz, 86, of Orange, died July 29. He was the husband of Heidi S. Hurwitz. Born in New Haven, he was the son of the late Max and Sophie Hurwitz. He was also predeceased by his siblings, Thelma (Hurwitz) Muffs and Dr. Sidney Hurwitz. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Jody Caplan and…

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    BASKIND

    Stanley Baskind, 88, of Vernon, died July 27. He was the husband of Nicole B. Scandore. Born in Hartford, he was the son of Jacob P. “Jack” Baskind and Gertrude (Katzman) Baskind. He served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Bennington. He was a member of Temple Beth Hillel in South Windsor. In…

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    LIVERANT

    Roberta L. “Babs” Liverant, 85, of Glastonbury, died June 30. Born in Norwich, she was the daughter of the late Pauline (Rader) Russell and Robert Russell. She is survived by her daughter Robyn Liverant Marquis and her husband Roger Marquis of New York City; her granddaughter Paige Marquis; her brother Larry Russell of Mexico City; her sister Sandy Gartin of…

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    RUBENSTEIN

    Marjorie Albert Rubenstein, 94, of Bridgeport, died July 21. She was the widow of Max Rubenstein. Born in Bridgeport, she was the daughter of the late Nathan Albert and Lillian Albert. She was a member of Congregation Rodeph Sholom. She is survived by her sons, Allan Rubenstein and his wife Carolyn Kone of New Haven, and Howard Rubenstein and his…

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    WEINBAUM

    Barry Maynard Weinbaum, 82, died July 13. He was the husband of Bluma “Flo” (Becker) Weinbaum and the widower of Diane (Blume) Weinbaum. He was born in Boston, Mass. and raised in West Hartford, the son of the late David L. and Irene Weinbaum. He was a longtime member of Beth Sholom B’nai Israel in Manchester. In addition to his…

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    WOLF 

    Andrew Wolf of New Haven has died. He was the son of Ruth and Harold Wolf. He is survived by his brother Jimmy and his wife Melanie; his sister Jan and her husband Rich; and his nieces and nephews, Rachel (Jeff), Ruthie (Tim), Julie (Seth), Daniel (Kaylan), Michael, and Jake. Email this page The post WOLF  appeared first on Jewish…

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    NORKIN

    Nathan Norkin, 104, of Stamford, died July 15. He was the widower of Ethel Norkin. Born in Vasilishok, Poland/Lithuania and raised in Hartford, he was the son of Sarah Norkin. He was named after his father, who was killed in a horse and buggy accident before the family came to America. He was also predeceased by his siblings, Irma, Lou,…

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    ELIAS

    Dr. Jewel Elias, 70, of Pine Brook, N.J., died July 16. She was the wife of Dr. Mitchell Elias. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Clarice Lessack and Abraham Jacobs. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Sara Elias and her husband Kevin Ende, Joshua Elias and his wife Nikki, and…

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    SCHLOSS

    Ruth Doris Schloss, 100, died July 17, 2019. She was the wife of Walter A. Schloss, MD. Born in Queens, N.Y., she was the daughter of Harry and Laura Ginsberg. She is survived by her children, Nancy Marks and her husband Mark, Jane Phelan and her husband Garrett, Wendy Benger and her husband Craig, Peggy Mendelson and her husband Alan,…

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    CHIPKIN

    Kenneth “Poppy” Chipkin, 84, of Branford, died July 15. He was the husband of Lindsay Chipkin. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of Sam and Anna Chipkin. He was a member of Temple Beth Tikvah in Madison. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Bruce Chipkin and his wife Megan, and Evan Chipkin and…

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    LASSOW

    Arthur S. Lassow, 80, of Manchester, died July 8. He was the beloved husband of Merle (Moses) Lassow. Born in Hartford, he was the son of Herman and Miriam (Barshay) Lassow. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving aboard the USS O’Hare Navy Destroyer as a hospital corpsman. He was a lifelong member of the Temple Beth Sholom, now known…

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    MEDIN

    Lawrence Israel Medin, 74, died July 8. He was the husband of Dalia Medin. Born in Waterbury, he was the son of Bernice Wolfovitz Medin and Lewis Nathan Medin. He served in the Navy as Yeoman on the USS Willis A. Lee from 1963-1968. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Allan Medin, Daniel Medin  and…

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    GLASSNER

    Renee’ (Gewirtzman) Glassner, 87, of Hamden, died June 26. She was the widow of Martin I. Glassner. Born in Germany, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Anna Gewirtzman. She is survived by her children, Shulamis “Cindy” Golub and her husband Shlomo of Israel, Aleta Glassner of Hamden, and Karen Abrahams and her husband Richard of Newton Centre,…

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    WOLF

    Dr. Robert Wolf, 81, of Bloomfield, died June 24. He was the husband of Sandi Wolf. He was a member of Congregation Beth Israel in West Hartford. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Seth Wolf of Hyattsville, Md., and Jeremy Wolf and his wife Anna Curtis of Cortland, N.Y.; his grandson Max Wolf; his siblings,…

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    KOTICK

    Dr. Morris (Moe) Kotick, 81, died June 13. He was the husband of Judy Kotick. Born in New York City, he was the son of Louis and Regina. He served in the U.S. Army, and received a U.S. Army Certificate of Achievement Award. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Felisse and her husband Eric, Andrea…

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    ISAAC

    Suzanne (“Suzie”) Isaac, 92, died June 14. She was the wife of Herbert Isaac. She was born in New York City. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her sons, Leonard, Ronald, and Martin; her daughters-in-law, Bonnie, Karen, Mary, and Linda; her grandchildren, Alyson, Tyler, Jessica, Nicole, Daniel, Samuel, Julia, and Joshua; and several nieces and nephews and…