Mazel Tov: Our congratulations to:
Gladys Mondshein on the recent birth of her fourth great-grandson, Gabriel Noam, in Israel. Proud grandparents are Betsy and Tevi Mehlman of Bet Shemesh, Israel.
Neil and Lisa Tesser on the wedding of their son, Adam to Meg Healy on April 29, 2018, in Jersey City, NJ.
Nehama: We extend heartfelt condolences and support to:
Wife, Dianne Rothkopf; son, F. David Rothkopf (Francine Ferraro); daughter, Laura Rothkopf (and her fiance Travis Woodward), five grandchildren; and their entire family on the passing of Orson Rothkopf, May 25, 2018/11 Sivan 5778. Graveside funeral services will be on Sunday, May 27, at 3:00 p.m., at Beth Alom Cemetery, Allen Street, in New Britain. The family will greet visitors immediately after the funeral at the New Britain Unity Lodge #148, 10 Mason Drive, New Britain. Shiva will be held during the day on Monday and Tuesday, and Wednesday and Thursday evenings, 1536 Stanley Street in New Britain. He was predeceased by a son, Lawrence Rothkopf. Memorial contributions may be made to Unity Lodge No. 148, c/o Timothy Cavanaugh, PO Box 480, North Haven, CT 06473; to the American Society of Hematology www.hematology.org; or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Wife, Debbie Miller; son, Nick Wright Miller (Emily); two granddaughters; a sister, Judy Silver; two nephews, Rand and David Silver; and their entire family on the passing of Robert (“Bobby”) Wright Miller, May 17, 2018/3 Sivan 5778. Shiva was observed in St. Louis. A “Celebration of Life” Memorial Service is planned for August in St. Louis. Memorial contributions may be made to the Judith and Herbert Silver Endowment Fund at The Emanuel Synagogue.
Husband, Mel Simon; daughters, Danielle, Kira and Talia; father, Joseph Goldman; sisters, Cheryl Friedman and her husband Mark and Rena Schunk and her husband Ted; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ken and Pam Simon and Chet Simon and Dana Getz; and their entire family on the passing of Carrie Simon May 18, 2018/4 Sivan 5778. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 22, at 2:00 p.m., in the Main Sanctuary at The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford. Interment will follow at The Emanuel Synagogue cemetery in Wethersfield. Following interment, the family will gather at The Emanuel Synagogue for a shiva meal. Shiva will continue at the home of Mel Simon, 26 Winterset Lane, in West Hartford, Tuesday evening, 7-9 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., with evening minyan at 8 p.m. each of those nights. Memorial contributions may be made to the Carrie and Mel Simon Fund at The Emanuel Synagogue or to the New Britain Museum of American Art.
Wife, Shirley Yohalem; children, Matthew David Yohalem and his wife Honey, and Beth Yohalem- Ilsley and her husband Justin; two grandchildren, Jasmine and Simon Ilsey; brother, Nathaniel Yohalem and his wife Louise; sister-in-law, Judy Brown; two nephews, Lewis Brown and his wife Miki and Hagan Brown and his wife Alicia; and their entire family on the passing of Ira Yohalem, May 16, 2018/2 Sivan 5778. Memorial contributions may be made to the Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, MA.
Children, Robin and Gary Sillman of West Hartford, Deborah and Paul Fallen of Hollywood, SC, and Jay and Robin Mackler of Lake Mary, FL; grandchildren, Shawn (Courtney) Fallen, Jenna Sasser, Ryan and Andy Mackler, Melanie, Jessica and Julia Sillman; and and their entire family on the passing of Arnold Feingold, May 9, 2018/24 Iyyar 5778. Memorial donations may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 20 Batterson Park, Farmington, CT 06032.
Daughter, Dr. Sheila Silverman; son, Marvin Silverman and his wife Allison Levi of Half Moon Bay, California; four grandchildren, Shira and Talia Feldman and Zachary and Gabrielle Silverman; and their entire family on the passing of David Silverman, May 4, 2018/19 Iyyar 5778. Memorial donations may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue Silverman Family Endowment Fund or a Jewish agency of your choice.
Children, David Weisel (Barbara) of Potomac, MD, Hillel Weisel (Audra) of Seymour, CT; and Ilana Weisel of Silver Spring, MD; a son-in-law, David Eichler of Israel; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Ray Oppenheimer (Eric) of Woodmere, NY; several nieces and nephews; and their entire family on the passing of Helen Weisel, April 15, 2018/30 Nisan 5778. . Memorial donations may be made to Yad Sarah, www.friendsofyadsarah.org, or other charities. Helen taught for many years at The Emanuel Synagogue Religious School and served as principal.
Sons, Richard Waltman (Ruth) of Gig Harbor, Washington, and Laurence Waltman (Joseph Lembo) of New York City; a daughter, Marjorie Feldman (Howard) of Roseburg, Oregon; a son-in-law, Taras Mizrahi, of Gainesville, Florida; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Alberta Swett of Revere, Massachusetts; and their entire family on the passing of Frances “Fran” Waltman, April 1, 2018/15 Nisan 5778. Memorial donations may be made to The Greenberg Center at the University of Hartford; The Esther Rosenbaum Piano Fund at The Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford; The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford; or The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, CT 06117.
Wife Lorraine; two daughters, Galya (Jonathan) Greenberg and Tia Pinsky (Avi Esterson); six grandsons and their spouses; ten great-grandchildren; and their entire family on the passing of Leo Pinsky, April 12, 2018/27 Nisan 5778.Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.