of Norwood, passed away on Friday, February 28, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy (Portman) Fox and devoted father of 3 sons, Evan, Jeffrey and his wife Jean, and Jonathan. He is also survived by his grand-dog, Bella.
Don was a longtime account executive at the Community Newspaper Company and also was a veteran of the Korean War.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or to a charity of choice.
Marilyn (Sagansky) Riseman, of Boston, on March 4, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Bill Riseman. Devoted mother of Marcy Prager and her husband Robert. Dear grandmother of Joanna Prager Johnsen and her husband Gregory A. Johnsen, and Daniel Prager. Dearest daughter of the late Harry “Doc” Sagansky and Mollie (Goodsnyder) Sagansky. Dear sister of Robert Sage, Norman Sagansky and Burton Sage. Services at Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Ave., Boston (parking on the Riverway), on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 1:30 pm.Following interment at Temple Israel Cemetery, Wakefield, family and friends are invited to the residence of Marcy and Robert Prager from 4-8 pm Friday only. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215 or MSPCA, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130.
Weber-Rita (Newmark), of Westborough, on March 3, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Seymour Weber. Devoted mother of Rochelle Weber and her husband Jeff Knopf, Lois Wollin and her husband Michael, and Steven Weber and his very dear friend Gina Connell. Dear grandmother of Daniel and his wife Eugenie, Joel, and Sara. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon, on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 11:45 am. Remembrances may be made to the Simon Wiesenthal Center, 1399 S. Roxbury Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90035 or Congregation B’nai Shalom, 117 E. Main St., Westborough, MA 01581.
of Boynton Beach, FL, and Narragansett, RI, formerly of Newton, MA, on February 26, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Seymour Silverstein. Mother of Scott Brightman and his wife Sharon, and Todd Brightman. Grammy of Rachel and Allie Brightman. Sister of Debora Rottenberg and her husband Alan. Services at Temple Sinai, 25 Canton St., Sharon, Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm. Following interment at Sharon Memorial Park, memorial observance will be at the home of Debora and Alan Rottenberg on Sunday until 9 pm, Monday and Tuesday 4- 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to URJ Eisner Camp – Give the Gift of Camp – 160 Chubb Avenue, Suite 207, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 or Congregation BNai Israel, 224 Prospect St., Woonsocket, RI 02895.
Louis Mietla, age 89, died on Tuesday, February 25,2014, at the Jewish Healthcare Center.His wife of 49 years, Shirley (Goldstein) Mietla died in 2010. He leaves a stepdaughter, Amy Yanover ,wife of David L. Matterville, of North Brookfield; a sister-in-law, Miriam Mietla, wife of the late Felix Mietla of Worcester, two grandsons, Aaron and Jacob, and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.During the Holocaust, he was interned in Auschwitz Concentration Camp, where his parents, aunts, uncles and cousins were murdered.He owned Roxy Cleaners for many years, retiring many years ago.He was born in Poland and was a son of Pinchos and Sarah Chaya (Levine) Mietla and had lived many years in Worcester, then 28 years in Aventura, FL before returning to Worcester 8 years ago.He was a member of Yeshiva Achei Timimim and Shaarai Torah Synagogue West. GRAVESIDE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT 11:00AM ON SUNDAY, MARCH 2,2014, AT B’NAI BRITH CEMETERY, ST. JOHN’S RD., UNDER THE DIRECTION OF RICHARD PERLMAN OF BREZNIAK RODMAN CHAPELS OF NEWTON.
Memorial Observance will be announced at the funeral
BRICK, Leonard- of Waltham, on February 24, 2014. Dear son of the late Harry and Jeanette (Moretsky) Brick. Loving brother of Bob Brick and Neil Brick. Uncle of Laura, Andrea, and David Sheppard-Brick. Nephew of the late Lena Moretsky. Services at Temple Reyim, 1860 Washington St., Newton, on Sunday, March 2 at 1:00 pm. Following interment at Fuller Street, Everett, the family will return to Temple Reyim. Memorial observance will continue at 6 pm on Monday at the home of Robert Brick and Janet Sheppard in Northampton. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Temple Reyim, Newton, or to Paulo Freire Charter School, 161 Lower Westfield Road, Holyoke, MA 01040. Brezniak-Rodman Chapel brezniakrodman.com Family Owned
Arthur “Archie” Sherman passed away on February 26, 2014. Born on December 8, 1928, to Gertie and Benjamin Sherman, Arthur attended Boston Latin School, Harvard College and Harvard Law School. He practiced law until 1972 when he was appointed a judge to the Cambridge District Court, where he served until mandatory retirement in 1998. Arthur was a mentor to hundreds of young lawyers and judges in his 26 years on the bench. He was married for 47 years to the beautiful Norma Sherman until her death in 2000. The lights of his life were his children, Jayne and Marc Lampert of Sudbury, Barbara and Lee Levison of New York City, Michael and Jacquie Sherman of Needham and Paul Sherman and David Garten of Boston and Provincetown. He took delight and pride in his eight wonderful grandchildren, Dana, Seth and Joshua Lampert; Ben, Sam and Liza Levison; and Gabrielle and Nathan Sherman. Arthur also had a close and special relationship with his only brother and sister in law, Albert and Linda Sherman, and his niece and nephews, Risa, Matthew and Peter Sherman. Funeral services will be held at Temple Beth Shalom, 670 Highland Ave., Needham, on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 10:00 am .Following interment at Mishkan Tefila Memorial Park in West Roxbury, the family will receive guests at Temple Beth Shalom in Needham until 5:30 pm. Albert and Linda Sherman will receive their friends at their residence Saturday 7-9 pm and Sunday 2-5 pm.
Remembrances in Arthur’s memory may be made to Dr. Edwin P. Alyea’s Research Fund, c/o Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.
Leonard I. Katz of Longmeadow, MA, on Feb. 25, 2014.Beloved husband of the late Laura (Goodless) Katz. Devoted father of Ellen Mittman and her husband Bruce, and Lisa Axelrod and her husband Eugene. Dear grandfather of Emily and Andrew Mittman, Jason and David Axelrod. Dear great grandfather of Alanna and Ella. Dear brother of the late Eunice Elion. Graveside services at The Independent Pride of Boston Cemetery, 776 Baker St., West Roxbury, on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at 12:00 noon. Following services, memorial observance will be at the home of Ellen and Bruce Mittman Friday till 4:00pm and Saturday evening 7-9pm. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Jewish Community Housing For The Elderly, 30 Wallingford Rd., Brighton, MA 02135.
Shaiman-Shira of Arlington, on February 24, 2014. Beloved wife of David Pruskin. Devoted mother of Toby and Leo. Loving sister of Cindy Bamforth and Pamela Dumont. Services at Congregation Beth El, 105 Hudson Road, Sudbury, on Wednesday, February 26, at 11:00 am. Interment at Lincoln Cemetery, Lincoln,MA.
Shiva Visiting Times with David, Toby, Leo and family
Home of Sara and Mitch Levine
21 Bedford Lane
Lincoln, MA 01773
Wednesday 4:30 – 6:30 pm (service at 5 pm)
Thursday 7 – 9:30 pm (service at 7:30 pm)
Saturday starting at 7 pm with Kirtan and prayer circle at 8
If you would like to visit with David, Toby, Leo and family at their home in Arlington, MA on Sunday or Monday, please email Steven LeBlanc at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charitable contributions in Shira’s beloved memory are invited to be made to Urban Adamah.
Weinstein-Joshua (Josh), Age 58, of West Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Newton, suddenly on February 20, 2014. Beloved son of the late Jean Paul and Betty H. (Simons) Weinstein. Loving brother of Lisa Hollis and her husband Jay of Wells, Maine, and adored uncle of Julie and Annie Hollis. He leaves behind many cherished friends and relatives in Florida and Massachusetts; his childhood buddies who were there for him through thick and thin - Barry, Craig, Marc, Peter, and Marty and the late David Polivy. His cousins, Penny, Kathy, Nancy-Jo, Amy, Laurie, Tandee, Amy, Andrew, Judy, Johnny, Jaime, Ann, Heidi, and especially Marc, Kerrie, and Jeff. His beloved dogs Zoey and Noodles. Graveside services at Temple Mishkan Tefila Memorial Park, opposite 2604 Centre Street, West Roxbury, on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Dachshund Rescue of America, www.DRNA.org/donate.pup or McLean’s Hospital, Belmont, MA.