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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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    DUNN

    Janet Prager Dunn, 93, of West Hartford, died June 12. She was the widow of Alfred M. Dunn and Paul Wartley. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and lived most of her life in Connecticut. She was a founding member of Temple Sinai in Newington. She is survived by her children, Laurie Dunn, Mitchell Dunn and his wife Susan Lacks, Steven…

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    GINSBERG

    Rita (Rivkin) Ginsberg of West Hartford died June 13. She was the widow of Marvin Ginsberg z”l. She was the daughter of Louis and Rebecca Rivkin. She is survived by her children, Rhonda DeNino Sturdevant and her husband Royce, Lori Reiser and her husband Lance, Marc Ginsberg and his wife Caryn; her grandchildren, Jeffrey and Brian DeNino, Adam and Ariel…

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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…

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    COOPER

    Dr. Alan H. Cooper, 79, of Hamden, died June 17. He was the husband of Judy Slifer Cooper. He served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force, where he was chief of Endodontics at McDill Air Force Base. He was predeceased by son Jonathan Adam Cooper. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Sharon Mogel…

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    STARR

    Joseph L. Starr, 100, of West Hartford, formerly of Bridgeport, and Del Ray Beach, Florida, died June 10, just a few days shy of his 101st birthday. He was the husband of Selma Brown Starr. He was the son of Harry Starr and Gussie Derman. He served in the Army Air Corps in World War II. He was a member…

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    CUTLER

    Norma Ruby Blum Cutler, 77, of Roxbury, died May 24. She was the widow of Henry J. Cutler, MD. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Sylvia Gesser Blum and Irving Blum. She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Robert and Julie Malkin, Frank and Janice Malkin, Neil Malkin, Mark and Rochelle Schaevitz, and Eric Schaevitz; her…

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    GLOOSKIN

    Ebner Glooskin, 100, of West Hartford, died June 9. He was the husband of Elizabeth Black Glooskin. Born in Hartford, he was the son of the late Samuel and Sadie Glooskin. He served honorably in the U.S. Army. He was a member of The Emanuel Synagogue. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Audrey Ganz Rando and…

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    SCHAPEROW

    Pearle Ruth Ziegler Schaperow, 99, of New Haven, formerly of New London, died June 7. She was the widow of Farley Schaperow. Born in Brooklyn and raised in Norwich, New York, she was the daughter of the late Moe and Minnie Simons Ziegler. She is survived by her children, Jim Schaperow and his wife Aleksandra Schaperow-Duniskaya of Clearwater, Fla., and…

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    KEI

    Harriet Joyce Karger Kei, 92, of West Hartford, died June 5. She was the widow of Sigmund Kei, z”l. She was the daughter of Rose and Nathan Karger, z”l. She was a member of Congregation Beth Israel. She is survived by her children, Neil, Stephen and Leslie, and their families. She was also predeceased by her son-in-law, Jeffrey Rahn, z”l.…

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    LANDERMAN

    Irma (Lebowitz) Landerman, 90, of Atlanta, Ga., formerly of West Hartford, died May 31. She was the widow of Robert M. Landerman. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Sally (Fish) Lebowitz. She was predeceased by her brother Sidney Lebowitz and her daughter Rhonda. She is survived by her children, Deborah and her husband Larry…

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    BURMAN

    Joan Burman, 73, of Westport, died June 2. She was the wife of Richard Burman. Born in Bridgeport, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Blanche Miller. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her sisters, Vivian Hyman and her husband Herbert Savitt, and Betsy Radler; her brother-in-law Morton Burman and his wife Diane; her nephews,…

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    COHEN 

    Ann Kennedy Cohen (Nanabelle), 82, of West Hartford died June 2. She was the widow of David J. Cohen. Born in Hartford, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Ida (Leveston) Kennedy. She is survived by her children, Sherri L. Cohen of New York City, and Lewis B. Cohen and his wife Debra of West Hartford; and her…

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    FIELD

    Barbara Freed Field, 76, of Stamford, died May 24. She was the wife of Joseph Field. Raised in Queens, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Celia and Sydney Freed. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Alix Field Eben and her husband David, and Mathew Field and his wife Jennifer Hartstein; her grandchildren, Sydney…