Mazel Tov: Our congratulations to:
Jan & Syd Elkin on the birth of a grandson, Diego Elkin, on Jan. 19, 2017. Proud parents are Mike & Nadia Elkin Diego is welcomed by big brother Alex.
Susan Kurtis on the wedding of her son, Ryan, to Hadass Blank, on Jan. 15, in Rye, New York.
Loretta and Larry Levy on the birth of a granddaughter, Olive Anabelle Levy, on Jan. 9, 2017. Proud parents are Amanda and Todd Levy of San Rafael, California. Olive is welcomed by her big brother, Ryder. She is also welcomed by her uncle, Doug Levy, and cousins, Julie and Ali.
Emanuel Synagogue’s Rabbinic Intern, Leora Kling Perkins, on her engagement to Rabbi Matthew Goldstone, a PhD student in Talmud at NYU.
Nehama: We extend heartfelt condolences and support to:
William Sloat and his wife Beverly “Cookie” Sloat, and their children and grandchildren on the passing of Bill’s sister, their aunt and great-aunt Gloria Sloat Stolman, March 19, 2017/21 Adar 5777. We extend our condolences to Gloria’s husband Dr. Joseph Stolman, her three children and their spouses, Steven Stolman and Rich Wilkie of Palm Beach, FL, Karen Stolman Parker and Neil Parker of Seattle, WA, and Stacey Stolman and Kenneth Franconero of Jupiter FL and her six grandchildren, Samantha, Shannon, Abigail, Caroline, Jack and Sydney. A celebration of Gloria’s life is planned in Jupiter, Florida this weekend. The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made in her name to the Jupiter Medical Center, in gratitude for their extraordinary, compassionate care, https://www.jmcfoundation.org/honormemorial, or to a charity of your choice
Son Hank Margolis and his wife Elizabeth Buck, daughter Lynn Margolis Dobb and her husband Jerry Dobb, grandchildren Dr. Eli Hyams his wife Katie Hyams, and Nadine Dobb, Sister Lillian Liberman and their entire family on the passing of Alice Margolis, March 17, 2017/20 Adar 5777. A funeral service will be held Monday, March 20, 2017 at Weinstein Mortuary at 12:00pm, with interment following at The Emanuel Synagogue Cemetery. The family will observe shiva at the Margolis home, 20 Tanglewood Road, West Hartford Monday following interment to 8:30 p.m. with minyan at 5:30 p.m. on Monday and on Tuesday and Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with minyan at 7:45 p.m. Contributions may be made to the Emanuel Synagogue or to a charity of your choice.
Sister Janet Wallans, wife Marty Wallans and their entire family on the passing of their brother husband Michael Ira Wallans, March 15, 2017/17 Adar 5777. A memorial service is planned for Sunday, March 19, at 12:15 p.m., at the Emanuel Synagogue Chapel,160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, with a meal of consolation following at the synagogue. Janet will observe shiva on Monday, March 20, from 6:00-8:00 p.m., with minyan at 7:00 p.m. at her home, 1 Gold Street, Apt. 12F, Hartford, and also Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, from 2:00-5:00 p.m., at her apartment, with minyan at 7:00 p.m. at the Emanuel Chapel. Contributions may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue or the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford.
Children, Scott and Yoan Goldstein, Jill and Alma Goldstein, Brian and Virginia Goldstein, Corey and Stacey Goldstein; grandchildren, Desiree and Jessica; nieces and nephews, Stuart and Sharon Furman and Elizabeth; Eric and Amy Furman and Randi and Russel; Steven and Michele Furman and Erin, Matthew, Rachel; and their entire family on the passing of their mother, grandmother, aunt and great-aunt Francine Gale (Furman) Goldstein, March 3, 2017/5 Adar 5777.
Daughters Deborah Slater and her husband Brad Witte of West Hartford and Pamela Gilman of Wellesley, Massachusetts; four grandchildren; and their entire family on the passing of their father and grandfather, Bernard Slater, March 1, 2017/3 Adar 5777. Bernard was a life member of the Emanuel Synagogue Board of Trustees. For more information, visit online at ww.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals
Daughter Susan (Newman) Cohn and her husband Sam Cohn, son Brian Newman and his significant other Mary-Ellen Bostic, daughter Beverly Newman, son Jason Newman and his wife Christine Newman; grandchildren, Joshua and Sarah Cohn, Rebecca and Harrison Newman and David Newman; and their entire family on the passing of their father, father-in-law, and grandfather Saul Newman, February 26, 2017/30 Shevat 5777. Memorial contributions may be made to the Emanuel Synagogue Cemetery Fund.
Son, Mark Merin of Bloomfield, CT; daughter, Michele Merin-Campbell and her husband Bruce Campbell of Solon, OH; grandchildren Jonathan (Andrea) Merin, Carly Merin, Seth Merin, Lindsay Merin, Lane Campbell and fiance Leigh Ann Janish, Elyssa (Josh) Benedikt, Eric (Rachel) Merin, and Abby Merin; and her great-granddaughter Eliana Merin; as well as Sheila Knaple who was a special companion, on the passing of Dorothy (Goldberg) Merin, February14, 2017/18 Shevat 5777.
Son, Andrew Fegelman and his wife, Leigh Behrens of Windsor, California, a daughter, DeDe Lauterback and her husband Steven of Morristown, New Jersey, two granddaughters; a great-grandson; a sister, Rhoda Glickman, and their entire family on the passing of Emanuel Synagogue member, Claire (Greenspon) Fegelman,February 14, 2017/18 Shevat 5777.
Daughter Rae Goldstein (Laurence), son Ira Lefkowitz, brother Herman (Nancy) Lefkowitz, two grandchildren, and their entire family on the passing of Joel Lefkowitz, February 11, 2017/15 Shevat 5777. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 10:30 a.m., at Beth Hillel Cemetery, Wolcott Road, East Granby, CT.
Daughters Joyce Kessler, Sharon Kessler and granddaughter Shayna Kessler Moynihan, February 8, 2017/13 Shevat 5777. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 11:00 a.m., at the Emanuel Synagogue Chapel, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, with interment at the Temple Beth Abraham Cemetery in Nashua, N.H.
Stepson Ken Malley and his wife Sara Kaplan, daughter Elyse Falkin and John Healy, daughter Leslie and Michael Fialkievicz, grandchildren Alex and Sarah Healy, Zev Beigel and Aaron and Alanna Malley, wife Barbara Malley Falkin, sister Ethel Fried, and their entire family on the passing of Howard David Falkin, February 1, 2017/5 Shevat 5777.
Brother, Seymour Melnick and his wife Judy, sister, Selma Budkofsky, sons, Matthew Melnick and Ron Melnick, and their entire family on the passing of Saul Melnick, January 31, 2017/4 Shevat 5777. Contributions in memory of Saul Melnick may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue or to the charity of one’s choice.
Wife Abbie Perlsweig, sons Simon and Benjamin Perlsweig, aunt Margaret Cramer, and the entire family on the passing of Paul William Perlsweig on Friday, January 27, 2017/29 Tevet 5777. Donations in Paul’s memory may be made to the Emanuel Synagogue.
Sons, Rabbi Raphael Friedman, former assistant rabbi at The Emanuel Synagogue, and his wife Aliza, Aron Friedman, and their entire family on the recent passing of Doris Friedman. Condolences may be to sent Rabbi Friedman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Memorial contributions may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, CT 06117, or to the Rabbinical Assembly Assistance Fund, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY 10027.
Daughters Linda Hecht and her husband Norman, and Marilyn Krutt and her husband Samuel; brother, Herbert Sklar (Bernice); grandchildren and great-grandchildren and their entire family on the passing of Elaine Betty Chaet, Jan. 13, 2017/15 Tevet 5777. Memorial contributions may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, CT 06117, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Husband Mark, children Jonathan and Andrea, Seth, and Eric and Rachel Merin, granddaughter Eliana, and their entire family on the passing of Ilene Merin, Jan. 9, 2017/11 Tevet 5777.
Ebner and his wife Betty Glooskin and their entire family on the passing of Ebner’s sister, Elaine G. Rose (“Hetzie”), January 6, 2017/8 Tevet 5777.