veteran James M. Stoneman

James Monroe Stoneman – Of Boca Raton, Florida, and Boston and Osterville, Massachusetts, on July 5, 2015. Beloved husband of Thea Stoneman and the late Selma Stoneman and the late Joan Sonnabend. Devoted father of Heidi Norton and the late David H. Stoneman and the late Andrea Stoneman. Dear grandfather of Matthew Norton and his wife Agata, and Jenna Robinson and her husband Ryan.  Loving great grandfather of Colton and Addison Robinson. Mr. Stoneman was former President of The Interstate Theatre Corporation and was past President of the Theatre Owners of New England and the owner of Seljim Investments.He was also a Barker with the Variety Club of New England. A veteran of the U.S. Navy during WWII, Mr. Stoneman was an ardent benefactor of the Boston medical community and through his support the Thea and James M. Stoneman Centennial Park at Brigham and Women’s Hospital,The Stoneman Medical Center at the Cape Cod Hospital and the Stoneman Healing Garden at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have been established in his honor. Services are private. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or

Ruth (Sher) Altman

Ruth (Sher) Altman, of Sharon, on Friday July 3, 2015. Beloved wife of the late George Altman. Devoted mother of Abraham Altman & his wife Dinah, Robert Altman, Lisa Miller and her husband Michael, Fred Altman and his wife Gerry, Jonathan Altman and his wife Jennifer, and James Altman and his wife Mindi. Loving sister of Judy Steinberg and the late Miriam Perlin. Dear grandmother of Zachary Altman, Andrew and Allison Altman, Rebecca Miller, Rachel and Jenna Altman, Matt St.Pierre and Jacob Altman, and many nieces and nephews.  Services at Temple Israel, 125 Pond St., Sharon, on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 11:00 am. Following interment at Sharon Memorial Park, memorial observance  will be at the residence  of James and Mindi Altman,21 Indian Lane, Sharon until 9:00 pm Monday, Tuesday thru Thursday 2-4 & 7-9pm, and Friday 2-4pm. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Temple Israel, C/O Sher Perlin Scholarship Fund, 125 Pond St., Sharon, MA 02067.

David Aronson

Of Sudbury, MA on July 2, 2015. Noted American artist. Beloved husband of Georgianna (Nyman) Aronson. Devoted father of Judy Webb (Jerry), Ben Aronson (Eileen), & Abigail Zocher (Norman). Proud grandfather of Jesse, Alex, & Max, and fond great grandfather of Isabella. Loving brother of the late Nathan, Melvin, Dorothy Spigel, & Norma Rapoport. Funeral services will be private. A Memorial service will be announced and held in the coming months. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Home for Little Wanderers.

veteran Milton Foman

of Newton, on July 3, 2015. Beloved husband of Muriel (Hookailo) Foman. Devoted father of Leslie Stulin, Rhonda Starr (Jack), and Neal Foman. Dear grandfather of Jamie (Philip), Lindsey (Justin), Aaron (Jamie), Alison (Noah), Rachel (William), Matthew, Becky, Matthew, and Alexa, and  Great-grandfather of Danielle, Eric, Gabriel and Nathan. Loving brother of Leonard Foman and Shepard Foman.  Funeral services were private. Memorial observance will be held at the home of Rhonda and Jack Starr, Needham, Sunday, July 5, 2015, 2-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Milton’s honor can be made to the Israel Emergency Fund.

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Jennie S. Meshulam

Of Needham, formerly of Centerville, on July 2, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Isak Meshulam. Devoted mother of Rachelle, Samuel, Suzette, Deborah and Andrew. Dear grandmother of David, Kristyna, Alicia and Joy. Great grandmother of Allison. Loving sister of John Sikora and the late Helen Sikora. Graveside service at the Forestdale Cemetery, 304 Cabot Street, Holyoke, on Monday, July 6, 2015 at 12 Noon. Remembrances may be made to Boston Children’s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA  02115. Jennie was a Registered Nurse at Brooklyn Jewish Hospital, Brooklyn NY, and Springfield Hospital, Springfield, MA.

veteran Marvin L. Schwartz Esq.


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Marvin L. Schwartz, Esq. -Of Newton.Service at Temple Shalom,175 Temple St. West Newton, MA on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm.passed away on June 27, 2015 in Weston, MA. Marvin was a resident of Larchmont, NY for over 40 years. He was a loving husband to Gloria, father to Robert M. Schwartz, the late Janet E. Hill, John J. Schwartz and his wife Lynda H. Schwartz, and grandfather to Joshua D. Hill, Jack Schwartz and Laura Schwartz. A graduate of Stuyvesant High School, Brooklyn College and NYU Law School, he proudly served in World War II in England, France and Italy as a technical sergeant with the 442nd Troop Carrier Command. After his army service, he practiced law in Manhattan for over 50 years with skill, care and compassion. Marvin was a long-time member of Larchmont Temple and trustee of Horseshoe Harbor Yacht Club. He will be fondly remembered for his wit, appreciation of music and sailing. There will be a private interment in Newton, MA.

Simeon Leo Horvitz, Esq.


age 82, of Newton, originally from New Bedford, on June 26, 2015. Son of the late Minnie and Tom Horvitz of New Bedford. Beloved husband of the late Shirley Horvitz. Survived by loving son Ross Horvitz, beloved brother Howard Horvitz and beloved brother Robert Horvitz, and many loving family, friends, and colleagues. Simeon was a professor at Bentley College and Framingham State College. He also practiced law. Simeon was a graduate of Suffolk University and the Suffolk University Law School where he earned his juris doctorate degree. He loved fishing, swimming at the beach, and being in his boat. He enjoyed watching his beloved Boston Red Sox team and was a member of the Waltham Triad Lodge of Mason, now in Newton, for over 50 years. Services in the Independent Pride of Boston Cemetery, 776 BAKER St., West Roxbury, on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Perkins School for the Blind, 175 N. Beacon St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Miriam Gidez

of Randolph, on June 26, 2015. Wife of the late Melvin D. Gidez. Mother of Pamela S. Gidez and Paul S. Gidez. Grandmother of Florence Gidez. Sister of the late Rosalie Davidson. Funeral services will be private. Donations may be made to a charity of choice.

Herbert Naradoff Goodwin

Herbert Naradoff Goodwin, age 80, of Brookline, surrounded by his family on June 26, 2015.  Born in Brookline to the late Joseph and Belle Ginsberg, Herb was a loving husband to Rhoda Goodwin and a devoted father to Joanne Goodwin, Lauren Berkowitz and her husband Adam, and Carolyn Goodwin and her husband Dan. He also leaves his grandson Gabriel Goodwin Berkowitz, his brother, Richard Naradoff Goodwin and his wife Doris, and many loving family and friends.Herb was born in Brookline and attended Brookline High School, Tufts University and New York University School of Law. Herb presided as the Brookline District Court Judge until his retirement in 2001. Prior to becoming a judge, he conducted a private law practice for many years in Boston. He also served in the Tax Division of the Department of Justice, as an assistant U.S. attorney in Boston, as Chief of the Consumer Protection Division of the State Attorney General’s Office, and as Chairman of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. A citizen activist, he served on many Brookline town committees and associations.Most of all, Herb was a courageous, deeply kind, and compassionate man who befriended without judgment and loved with all his heart.Services will be held at Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Avenue (parking on the Riverway), Boston at 11 am on Monday, June 29th. Following interment at Baker Street Cemetery, West Roxbury, family and friends are invited to the family home until 5 pm. Memorial observance will continue on Tuesday, June 30 and Wednesday, July 1 from 4 pm to 8 pm at the family home. Remembrances may be made to the Greater New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (P.O. Box 845945, Boston, MA 02284) or the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Development Office (1575 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138).

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