Maxwell R. Morton of Dover, MA on January 3, 2020. Beloved husband of Judith (Rosenblatt) Morton. Devoted father of Keith and Joshua Morton. Proud grandfather of Elijah and Gossamer Morton.
Services will be held at 10:30am on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Temple Beth Elohim, 10 Bethel Rd., Wellesley MA. Interment will follow directly at Beit Olam Cemetery in Wayland. Shiva will be held at Maxwell and Judith’s house directly following until 5pm and then later that evening from 7pm-9pm. Wednesday from 1pm-5pm and again 7pm-9pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mazon.org or Cantor Sufrin’s Discretionary Fund at Temple Beth Elohim.
Of Auburndale, MA, on January 2, 2020. Beloved wife of the late David Kolodney. Devoted mother of Lawrence, Michael and Jeff. Dear grandmother of Jacob, Alex, Nathan, Sophia, Owen, Ryan, Brandon and Madeline. Loving sister of the late Anne Turkel and Sol Lessinger. Memorial service will be held at Temple Shalom, 175 Temple St., Newton, MA, on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm. Interment private. Memorial observance will be held at the home of Jeff Kolodney and Marcia Tabenken, 11 North St., Newtonville, MA, Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Marilyn’s memory may be made to the Newton Schools Foundation, P.O. Box 590020, Newton, MA 02459 www.newtonschoolsfoundation.org/donate
Gilman, Janet (Shapiro), of New York, formerly of New Jersey, and Peabody, MA, on January 1, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Aaron Gilman. Devoted mother of Amy Gilman, Suzanne Gilman, and Laura Anne Gilman. Proud grandmother of Daniel and Evan Klein. Loving sister of Dorothy Schiff-Shannon, Larry Shapiro, and the late Judy Krupp. Service at the Wilson Chapel, 234 Herrick Rd., Newton, MA, on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 12 noon. Following interment at Sharon Memorial Park, memorial observance will be at the home of Amy Gilman, 5-7:30 pm, Minyan at 7:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Janet’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.
Margaret J. Bromfield
Of Boston, MA, formerly of Maine, passed away on December 23, 2019. Beloved wife of Dale Bromfield. Loving sister of Dr. Patricia Gagnon and her husband David of FL, John Sanfacon and his wife Phyllis of VT, Dr. Dennis Sanfacon and his wife Dr. Cheryl of PA, William Sanfacon and his wife Peggy of TX, Jerome Sanfacon of MA and Thomas Sanfacon of ME, and the late Peter Sanfacon Jr., the late Dr. Philip Sanfacon and his wife Donna, and the late Dr. Paul Sanfacon. Beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews. Margaret was a registered nurse for the hospitals in the Greater Boston area. The last 20 years, she dedicated to caring for families as a hospice nurse. Margaret worked for Roxbury Children Services. She received a bachelors in Gerontology and Psychology from Emmanuel College, graduated from Maryview School of Nursing in Virginia, and was an associate member of the Daughters of Wisdom Organization. She met Dale Bromfield in 1970 and married in December 1971. Margaret and Dale have been married the last 48 years. Memorial service to be held at a later date. Donations in Margaret’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., #6, Waltham, MA 02451.
Lurie, Rochelle (Silver), a 40-year resident of Weston, MA, raised in West Hartford, CT, passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2019 after a sudden and courageous battle with Ampullary Cancer. She loved her children, friends and extended family with all her heart. Devoted mother to Joelle, Mark, Charles, and Nathanial Lurie. Loving sister of Andrea Hotes. Dear aunt of Gennifer Lippman & Todd Hotes. A graduate of Vassar College ‘71, Rochelle spent her junior year studying in France and later earned her Masters from Harvard in 1976. Over 20 years, she built a widely respected private practice which counselled generations of high school students through the college admissions process. Most of all, Rochelle loved spending time with her four children; they surrounded her throughout her final months. She was a member of Temple Beth Elohim in Wellesley, MA, Services will be held at Temple Beth Elohim, 10 Bethel Rd., Wellesley, MA on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 11 am. Following interment at Beit Olam East Cemetery, 42 Concord Rd., Wayland, MA, shiva will be held at the Lurie residence until sundown on Friday as well as Saturday and Sunday 1-4 pm and 6-8 pm. Donations in Rochelle’s memory may be made to Temple Beth Elohim, 10 Bethel Rd., Wellesley, MA 02481.
Marsha L. Steinberg- 73, passed away peacefully December 20, 2019. Born in Newton, MA. Beloved daughter of Beryl and Saul Steinberg. She leaves a brother, niece and nephew, and grand-nieces and grand-nephews. Marsha was adored by a wide group of friends, all of whom have “Marsha Stories”. She was like no one else. Graveside service at Sharon Memorial Park,40 Dedham St., Sharon, MA, on Monday, December 23,2019 at 12:45pm(please assemble behind the administration building).Following the service friends are invited to a memorial lunch at Mandarin Taste, 37 Pond St., Sharon, MA from 1:30-3:30pm. Remembrances in Marsha’s memory, for the wonderful care she received, may be made to Tufts Medical Center, Development Office #231, 800 Washington St., Boston, MA 02111.
Blanche Randall, age 95, of Chicago, IL, formerly of Needham, on December 16, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Sydney Randall. Devoted mother of Pamela Randall, Robin Fintel and her husband Dan, and Melinda Randall and her husband Joel Chodos. Dear grandmother of Gregory and Bradley Finger, Bara, Josh and Zack Fintel, and Noah and Jenna Chodos. Services at the chapel of Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., Sharon, MA on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in her memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH Chapter, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.
Laura Isenberg of Newton, MA formerly of New Haven, CT, passed away on December 13, 2019. Beloved wife of Mark Byers. Devoted mother of Daniel Byers and Anthony Byers and his wife Lilah. Proud grandmother of Esther and Joseph Byers. Loving sister of Sally Cohn, Nancy Isenberg, and Michael Isenberg. Services at Temple Reyim, 1860 Washington St., Newton, MA on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 1 pm. Interment to follow at Newton Cemetery, 791 Walnut St., Newton, MA. Memorial observance at the home of Mark Byers on Monday 3-6 pm and Tuesday 5-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Laura’s memory may be made to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center c/o Bone Marrow Transplant Program
Geller, Roslyn (Santer), of Newton, MA, and Framingham, MA, passed away on December 13, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Albert A. Geller. Devoted mother of Susan Mendez-Diez and her husband Francisco, Michael Geller and his wife Linda, Jon Geller and his wife Julie, and David Geller and his wife Anne. Loving grandmother of Andrew Geller and his wife Hilary, Meredith, Stephen, Haley, Alexa Geller, and Julie Geller and her husband Ray Terpeny. Proud great-grandmother of Aiden, Ari, and Jordan. Dear sister of Joeline Spivack. Graveside service at Beth Israel Memorial Park, 190 South St., Waltham, MA on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 11 am. Luncheon to follow services. In lieu of flowers, donations in Roslyn’s memory may be made to Temple Israel of Natick, 145 Hartford St., Natick, MA 01760.
Louis M. Sandman, 82, son of the late Eli and Dora Sandman passed away in Boston on December 12, 2019. Louis grew up in Worcester and lived in Framingham from 1966 to 2018. Louis was autistic, which was not recognized or treated during his childhood. He graduated from Classical High School in Worcester and Clark University, where he majored in history. In his 50s, he returned to college and earned a degree in computer science from Framingham State College and subsequently worked as a programmer, an occupation in which he found comfort. Louis was an amateur astronomer and photographer. He leaves his wife of 55 years, Joan (Rosenstein) Sandman, his children Ellen and Steven Sandman, and a brother, Michael A. Sandman. Shiva will be at the home of Michael Sandman on Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 3-5 pm.