Barbara (Ullian) Lazarus, of Lake Worth, FL and Chestnut Hill, on April 15, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Ralph Lazarus. Devoted mother of Norman “Mickey” Lazarus and his wife Dr. Joyce Freedman, Sam Lazarus, the late Robert Lazarus and his surviving wife Kathi, and mother in law of Ronnie Lazarus. Cherished grandmother of Mishelle, Annie Dee, Alexander Reece and Carly Tara Lazarus, and great grandmother of Noah Matthew McDermott. Dear sister of the late Barnet “Bill” Ullian. Services at The Wilson Chapel on the campus of The Andover Theological Seminary, 210 Herrick Rd, Newton, Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 11:00 am. Following interment at Sharon Memorial Park, family and friends are invited to the home of Norman “Mickey” Lazarus and Dr. Joyce Freedman until 8:00 pm and Friday 4:30-7:30 pm. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to River Garden Hebrew Home For the Aged, 11401 Old Saint Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL 32258 or Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02215.
Barbara (Ullian) Lazarus
Sidney Hutt of Bedford ,on April 12, 2014. Services incomplete at this time.
Mildred Ruth Wainer
Mildred Ruth Wainer, a beautiful 99, formerly of Newton and Delray Beach, FL, on April 12, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Irving. Devoted mother of Judie and Jeffrey Schneider, Amy and Jeffrey Watts, and Jonathan and Patty Wainer . Cherished grandmother of Elizabeth Koplan and her husband David, Caroline Schneider, Benjamin and Camille Watts, and Maxwell and Jacob Wainer. Dear great grandmother of Lily and Drew Koplan. Devoted sister of Edna Blumenthal and the late Rosalie Cohen and Marcia Bush. Dear cousin of Ruth Shapiro. Lovingly cared for by Monica Miles and Gladys Nalugwa. Services at The Brezniak-Rodman Chapel,1251 Washington St.(corner of Chestnut St.), West Newton, Monday, April 14, 2014 at 11:00 am. Following interment at The Baker St. Cemetery, West Roxbury, the family will be at the home of Elizabeth and David Koplan until 3:00 pm , and will continue at the home of Patty and Jonathan Wainer on Wednesday and Thursday 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Jewish Family & Children’s Services,1430 Main St.,Waltham, MA 02451.
Isadore Waber,of Canton, on April 10, 2014. Husband of the late Helen (nee Conn); father of Deborah Waber; also survived by 2 grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to graveside services on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 10:30 am at Montefiore Cemetery, Abington, PA. Shiva will be observed at the residence of Deborah Waber, Brookline, MA. In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to The Hebrew Senior Life, 1 Del Pond Dr., Canton, MA. 02021.
WORCESTER – Rosalind (Hurvitz) Kaifetz, 92, of Worcester and formerly of Delray Beach, Florida died on Saturday, April 12th in the Jewish Healthcare Center.
Her husband, Arthur Kaifetz died in 1993. She leaves a loving sister, Cecile Plotkin and her husband Edward Plotkin of Worcester; a niece, Martha Plotkin and her husband Darren Gersh of Chevy Chase, MD and her nephews, Jonathan Plotkin and his wife Barbara Brenner of Ithaca, NY and Scott Plotkin and his wife Amy Wasserman of Pelham, MA and their families.
After Salter Secretarial School, she worked for Talamo and Talamo, Attorneys for a number of years. She was an Assistant to the President of Thom McCan. Later she was a dental and x-ray technician at Memorial Hospital and also worked for several dentists. She was known for her love of fashion and had also worked in a retail shop where every customer was made to feel beautiful.
She was born in Worcester and was a daughter of Julius and Sarah (Miller) Hurvitz and returned to Worcester from Delray Beach 7 years ago.
The family wishes to thank the staffs of the Jewish Healthcare Center, their Hospice Program and the Eisenberg Assisted Living Residence for the gentle and sensitive care that Rosalind received.
FUNERAL TODAY, SUNDAY, APRIL 13TH, AT 3:00 PM IN THE CHAPEL OF TEMPLE EMANUEL SINAI AT 280 MAY ST. UNDER THE DIRECTION OF RICHARD PERLMAN OF BREZNIAK RODMAN CHAPEL OF NEWTON. Burial will be in B’Nai Brith Cemetery.
Memorial Observance will not be observed due to the observance of Passover.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Jewish Healthcare Center or their Hospice Program at 629 Salisbury St., Worcester 01609
Anne V. Shuman
Shuman-Anne V. (Mason), of Milton, on April 6, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Dr. Samuel B. Shuman. Devoted mother of Mark and Lena Shuman of Melbourne, FL, and Marlene and Stephen Snider of NYC. Dear grandmother of Erik, Karl, Anna, Emily, and Jill. Great- Grandmother of Jacob, Hannah, Eli and Zac. Loving sister of the late Dr. Edward Mason and his late wife Ina Mason. Services at the Brezniak-Rodman Chapel, 1251 Washington St. (Corner of Chestnut St.), West Newton, on Wednesday, April 9, at 11 am. Memorial observance will be at her late residence Wednesday until 8:30 pm, Thursday 1-4, 6-8:30 pm, and Friday 12-3 pm. Remembrances may be made to a charity of your choice.
Moses-Ina (Baron), of Waltham, on April 7, 2014. Devoted mother of Janet Moses of Waltham, Roberta Mullett and her husband Jim of Londonderry, NH, and the late Eileen Moses. Dear grandmother of Jimmy and Katie Mullett. Loving sister of Herbert Baron, Gloria Krigest, Charlotte Kleiman, and Jacob Baron. Services at Temple Beth Israel, 25 Harvard St., Waltham, on Thursday, April 10,2014 at 11 am. Following interment at Beth Israel Memorial Park, Waltham, the family will receive family and friends at Temple Beth Israel. Remembrances may be made to the Eileen Moses Scholarship Fund, National Student Nurses Association, (NSNA.org), 45 Main Street, Suite 606, Brooklyn, NY 11201.
A. Ronald Chase
A. Ronald Chase
WORCESTER – A. Ronald Chase, 81, of 631 Salisbury St., was stricken ill and died at UMASS Memorial Healthcare on Saturday, April 5,2014.
He leaves his wife, Eleanor (Pellegrini) Reidy Chase; two sons, Gary Chase and his wife Cheryl of Holden, Robert Chase of West Palm Beach, FL and a daughter, Debbi Chase and her partner Tammy Mason of Milford; a step-son, Michael Reidy of Worcester; and three grandchildren, Ashley, Daniel and Taylor Chase. He was predeceased by his two brothers, Norman Chase and Leonard Chase.
He was born in Worcester and was a son of Samuel H. Chase and Bessie (Moskowitz) Chase and was a lifelong resident of Worcester.
He was the owner of Chase Real Estate and Associated Credit for many years before his retirement.
In memory of his parents, Mr. Chase donated the two elevators at the Jewish Healthcare Center, classrooms at Clark University and bunks at Kiddie Kamp, an overnight summer camp. He was a longtime member of Temple Emanuel, B’Nai Brith and Yeshiva Achei Timimim. He was instrumental in all phases of the building of Congregation B’Nai Shalom in Westboro. He was an active fundraiser for many charitable organizations in Worcester. For 20 years he was executive director of B’Nai Brith Cemetery.
FUNERAL SERVICES AT 2:00 PM ON MONDAY, APRIL 7,2014, AT TEMPLE EMANUEL SINAI, 280 MAY ST., WORCESTER, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF RICHARD PERLMAN OF BREZNIAK RODMAN CHAPEL OF NEWTON. Burial will be at B’Nai Brith Cemetery.
Memorial Observance will be announced at the funeral.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jewish Healthcare Center, 629 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609 .
Reich-Charles A., In Bedford, MA, of Hartford, CT, on April 3, 2014.Beloved husband of Gloria (Soliani) Reich. Devoted father of Leah Reich and her fiancé Barry Greenstein, Aaron Reich and his wife Catrina Howell. Dear brother of Fred Reich and his wife Sylvia, Ron Reich and his Wife Ann, Karen Reich and her husband Gerry Wendrovsky and the late Norman Reich and his surviving wife Carol. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Graveside services at The Veterans Cemetery, 121 Bow Lane, Middletown, CT, on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 12 noon. In lieu of flowers remembrances to Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut, 2075 Silas Deane Highway (Suite 100), Rocky Hill, CT 06067.Army Veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.
Etta Christine (Whitaker) Langille passed away on April 2, 2014 at home and surrounded by her family, as she wished. She was 88 years old. Etta was born in Weymouth, raised in Pembroke and a longtime resident of Needham. Her beloved husband Ronald D. Langille passed away just 4 short months before her in November 2013.
Etta survived her two sisters Evelyn Napolaton and Janet Peterson. She was a devoted mother to Ronald W. Langille and his wife Karen of Dedham and Debra Kelly and her late husband Brian of Plymouth. Grandmother to Kelly Langille and her fiancee Charles Collins, Ronald B. Langille, Kevin Langille, Brendan Kelly and his wife Laura, and Shealan Kelly. Great-grandmother to Leah and Charlie Collins.
She met her late husband, Ronald, on a blind date. She thought his accent was “funny”, he thought she was beautiful. They married December 15, 1951. They spent all of their time together, working side by side in the family business, raising their two children, and never tiring of each other. Etta even enjoyed the occassional ride on the back of her husband’s Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Before becoming a mother she was an LPN, caring for blind infants and children at the Convelescent Home for Children in Wellesley and the New England Home for Little Wanderers in Jamaica Plain.
After her children had married and started families of their own, Etta and Ron traveled extensively throughout the United States in their “motor-home”, visiting all the states except Hawaii, They also enjoyed traveling throughout the Canadian provinces, where Ronald was born and raised.
Etta was a strong, kind, gentle, caring, compassionate woman who will be missed daily by her loved ones. Her family and friends could only wish that she is now happy and at peace, once again reunited with her beloved husband.
At Etta’s request funeral services will be private. Those wishing to remember her may do so through memorial donations to the Joslin Diabetes Center, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215. Arrangements under the direction of Brezniak-Rodman Funeral Directors of Newton.