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.
Nehama: We extend heartfelt condolences and support to:
Emanuel members sister Rhoda Steinberg, cousins David & Merle Harris, wife Elaine Nisselbaum, three children, four grandchildren, and their entire family on the passing of Jerome S. Nisselbaum, April 20, 2017/24 Nisan 5777. Graveside services will be held on Sunday, April 23, at 11 a.m., at United Synagogues of Greater Hartford Cemetery, Waverly Street, Hartford, CT. Following interment, the family will receive relatives and friends at the home of Rhoda Steinberg, 276 Westpoint Terrace, in West Hartford. Donations may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Wife Helene Fishman, daugher Randy Parks and her husband Rick, son David Fishman and his wife Carol, son Stuart Fishman and his wife Corinne, brother Ed Fishman and his wife Eve, the late Bobby Fishman and his wife Hedyth, sister-in-law Rose Ashbes, grandchildren Ross and his wife Ally, Brian, Alex, Michael, Jacob, Henry, and Claire on the passing of Arthur Lewis Fishman, Saturday April 15, 2017/ 19 Nissan 5777. Funeral services will be held Wednesday April 19th at 1:00 pm in the Main Sanctuary of The Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford, Connecticut. Interment will take place at the Emanuel Synagogue Cemetery , Jordan Lane, Wethersfield. Following interment, the community is invited to join the mourners for a meal of consolation at the Emanuel Synagogue in Silverman Auditorium.
Husband Alan Rosenthal, sons Steven and his wife Stephanie Rosenthal and David Rosenthal, brother Leonard Bialick and his wife Ramona, grandchildren Rachel, Alyssa, Ben (Nicole) Jason, Sadie, Aidan and Ian, nieces and nephews and their entire family on the passing of their wife, mother, sister, grandmother and aunt Faye S. (Bialick) Rosenthal, April 4, 2017/8 Nisan 5777. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 6 at 1 p.m., at the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT. Interment will follow in the Emanuel Synagogue Cemetery, 1361 Berlin Turnpike, Wethersfield, CT. Following interment, the family will receive relatives and friends at the Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford for a meal of consolation. The family will attend the minyan at The Emanuel Synagogue on Thursday at 7 p.m. and on Friday, at 6 p.m. Donations may be made to The Emanuel Synagogue or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Daughter Sheryl Kopel and her husband Stuart, daughter Judith Hootnick (Lewis), son Daniel Lesnoy (Wendy); brother, Bert Berfond; brothers-in-law, Herb Lesnoy (Loly) and Milton Lesnoy (Joan); grandchildren, Jonathan Hootnick (Samantha), Jessica Hootnick (Ben Heatwole), Rebecca Sierra (Samuel), Tamar Lesnoy, Ilan Lesnoy, Joshua Lesnoy (Lilianne) and Arielle Lesnoy; and five great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Caleb, Noah, Nathaniel and Shea, and their entire family on the passing of their mother, sister, sister-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother Mona Lesnoy March 26, 2017/29 Adar 5777. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association or to The Emanuel Synagogue.
Husband Leonard Glazier, son Michael Glazier and his wife Jody Brown, daughter Bonnie Glazier, beloved grandchildren Amy Glazier, Tracy Glazier, Tyler DeBussey, Kyle DeBussey, and Megan DeBussey and brother in-law Phillip Glazier on the passing of Joan Leopold Glazier, March 25, 2017/27 Adar 5777.
Contributions in memory of Joan may be made to the Kurt and Henriette Leopold and Joan Leopold Glazier Endowed Scholarship at the Hartt School of the University of Hartford or the Emanuel Synagogue.
Ellen Weingold and her children, Rebecca Kaplan and her husband Welf Werner of Germany and their two children,and Adam Kaplan of Pennsylvania and his daughter, and their entire family on the passing of their brother, uncle and great-uncle John McDonnell March 12, 2017/14 Adar 5777 A funeral service was held in New Jersey. Donations may be made to the Harris and Ellen Weingold Fund at The Emanuel Synagogue.
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.
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.
Sister Janet Wallans, wife Marty Wallans and their entire family on the passing of their brother husband Michael Ira Wallans, March 15, 2017/17
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.