Louise (Cline) Slotnick



2015-08-02 15 53 50Louise (Cline) Slotnick-Of Newton, on August 1, 2015.Beloved wife of the late Alvin S. Slotnick. Devoted mother of Ellen Toby Slotnick, William E. Slotnick and his wife Karin Lindfors, Nancy Foster and her husband Neal.Dear grandmother of Maya Lindfors Slotnick, Lindsay, Lauren and Daniel Foster. Dear sister of the late Doris Cline Rosoff and her late husband Stanley, Penneth Cline and his late wife Lucille, Daniel Cline and his surviving wife Dorothy. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Through her generosity and interest, Louise Slotnick has been a supportive friend and philanthropist to numerous healthcare providers, researchers and non-profits. Listed among the many institutions supported by Louise are the Newton Wellesley Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Faulkner Hospital.  Others institutions include Wellness Community, Lymphoma Research Foundation, the American Friends of Magan David Adom, Children’s Hospital Boston and the Home for Little Wanderers. Services at Temple Emanuel, 385 Ward St., Newton on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 11:00am.Following interment at Crawford St. Memorial Park, 776 Baker St. West Roxbury, memorial observance will be at her residence until 9:00pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 2-4, 7-9pm and then continuing Sunday and Monday 2-4, 7-9pm.In lieu of flowers remembrances to Newton-Wellesley Hospital Charitable Foundation, 2014 Washington St., Newton, MA 02462.


veteran Howard B. Russman, M.D.

of Lexington, on August 1, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Edith S. (Epstein) Russman and son of the late Abraham and Bess Russman. Devoted father of Wendy Russman-Halperin (Robert) and Joel Russman (Robin Springer). Dear grandfather of Liora Halperin (Sasha Senderovich), Aviva Alpert (Craig), Adrienne Russman, and Tasha Russman. Loving brother of Florence Speck. Services at Temple Emunah, 9 Piper Rd., Lexington, Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at 1:30 pm. Interment in Beit Olam Cemetery, Wayland. Shiva (memorial observance) at the home of Wendy and Robert Russman-Halperin, Tuesday and Thursday 7-9 pm, Friday 2-4 pm, and Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 pm, and at Brookhaven, 1010 Waltham St., Lexington, on Wednesday (8/5) from 7-8:30 pm. Howard was a dedicated and caring physician for over 45 years in Miami; Iron Mountain, MI; and Temple, TX. His passion was reading and discussing literature and philosophy, and he organized Great Books discussion groups wherever he lived. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777, or to a charity of your choice.

Gerald”Jerry” Gross



Gerald”Jerry” Gross, 87, of Boca Raton, FL, formerly of Sharon, MA, on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Son of the late Martin Gross and Anna Cohen Gross. Beloved husband of Rebecca Bissonette Gross; loving father of Pamela Gross Ryan and her husband Robert of Millis and Kellie Gross Jenkins of Dedham. Step-father of Gail Horan of Needham; dear grandfather of Caitlin Ryan, Robert Ryan, Cole Jenkins, Dylan Jenkins, Heather MacLean and Matthew Horan; great-grandfather of six; dear brother of Brenda and Arnold Zaltas. Jerry was predeceased by three siblings: Ernestine Sweet, Peter Gross and Burton Gross. He is survived by his nieces and nephews and many dear friends. Jerry was born and raised in Boston, graduating from Brookline High School. Throughout his life he met each challenge with courage and keen intellect.  While still very young, he was faced with extraordinary family responsibilities. He put his family’s needs before his own, changing their lives for the better. He was well respected and noted for his creative ideas in the business world. Jerry was a trusted mentor and advisor to his family, friends and associates. Above all, he is most lovingly remembered for his devotion and pride in Rebecca, his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, their cherished “Puggy.” Services  at the Wilson Chapel (on the grounds of  Hebrew College and Andover- Newton Theological School) 234 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, on Wednesday, July 29, 2015  at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at  Pride of Jacob Cemetary, 350 Grove Street, West Roxbury. Shiva will be private. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation,60 Walnut St.,Wellesley, MA 02481.

John Richard Ross

age 69, of Wellesley Hills, on July 26, 2015. Beloved husband of Myrna (Sloan) Ross. Devoted father of Alison Mellon and her husband Scott, and Ainsley Ross and her husband Timothy Tufts. Dear grandfather of Shoshana, Zoe, and Lillian. Loving brother of the late James A. Ross. Services at Temple Beth Elohim, 10 Bethel Rd., Wellesley, Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm. Memorial observance will be at the Ross residence Wednesday 7-9 pm, Thursday 2-4 & 7-9 pm, Friday 2-4 pm, and Saturday 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gift of Life Transplant House, 705 2nd St., SW, Rochester, MN 55902, Amyloidosis Research Fund, c/o Mayo Clinic, Attn: Shaji Kumar, 200 1st St., SW, Rochester, MN 55905, or M.I.T. Class of 1967 Scholarship Fund, #3384800, M.I.T. Annual Fund, 600 Memorial Drive, W98-200, Cambridge, MA 02139-4822.

Harry Cohen

Harry Cohen-of Sharon, on July  26, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Beatrice(Sardinsky) Cohen. Devoted father of Yitzhak Cohen and Jerry Cohen. Also survived by 6 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.Graveside service at Sharon Memorial Park, 120 Canton St., Sharon, on Monday, July 27, 2015 at 1:45 pm.

Gerald Gross

Gerald Gross- of  Boca Raton, FL, on July 25, 2015. Services at The Wilson Chapel, 234 Herrick Rd., Newton Centre, on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 11:00 am.Complete notice to follow.

Jay Lisagor

Of Malden, on July 22, 2015. Dear son of the late Samuel and Bea Lisagor. Father of Scott and Amy. Brother of the late Paula Selden. Uncle of Lori Duff and Alan Selden. Nephew of the late Rosa and Bessie Lisagor. Graveside services at the Knights of Liberty Cemetery, 19 Washington St., Woburn, MA, on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 12 Noon. Remembrances may be made to a charity of your choice.

Jeffrey Lee Allen

of Natick, formerly of Wellesley, on July 21, 2015. Beloved father of Joseph L. Allen and his wife Shannon Farrell, Catherine R. Allen, Paul J. Allen and his wife Ashley, and the late Lindsay J. Allen. Dear grandfather of Noelle J. Allen. Former husband of Rita M. Elben. Loving brother of Christine S. Paler, Patricia N. Austin and Douglas W. Allen. Loving companion of Barbara Munro. Services at the Wilson Chapel, (on the grounds of Hebrew College and Andover- Newton Theological School), 234 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, on Monday, July 27, 2015 at 12 Noon. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, 148 Brook St. Wellesley.Remembrances may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451.

Pamela Leigh Jones

Pamela Horwitz Jones

age 43, of Brookline, on July 23, 2015. Beloved daughter of Doris Jones and Vincent Corniello. Loving sister of Monica Jones and Glenn Horwitz. Cherished aunt of Nick Jones. Services at The Gardens Cemetery, 670 Baker St., West Roxbury, Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.

Sarah Greenfield

Sarah Greenfield-Of  Florida, on July 21, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete at this time.

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