2008-03-26 / Obituaries


DOROTHY (nee Korin) ABRAMOWITZ, of Cherry Hill, died on March 15. Wife of the late Raymond Abramowitz. Mother of Barbara Abramowitz Reilly and Wendy Sue Abramowitz. Sister of Evelyn Jacobs. Grandmother of one.

DOROTHY (nee Winston) BEDRICK, of Voorhees, died on March 4. Wife of the late Leon Bedrick. Mother of Sue Bedrick and Jill Bedrick.

STANLEY BOWDEN, of Voorhees, died on March 12. Husband of Rose (nee Cohen) Bowden. Father of Robert (Nancy) Knighton and Wayne (Sheryl) Knighton. Grandfather of three.

ROSALIND "RANDY" (nee Roth) BRACHFELD, of Phila., died on March 4. Wife of Dr. Jonas Brachfeld. Mother of Dr. Claude (Betsy) Brachfeld, Renee (Cantor Mark Novak) Brachfeld and Eric (Nancy Siegel) Brachfeld. Grandmother of five. Mrs. Brachfeld was a former employee at Jewish Senior Housing and Healthcare.

JEAN T. (nee Levy) CHESLER, of Voorhees and formerly of Elkins Park, PA, died on March 13. Wife of William Chesler, M.D. Mother of Olga (Edward) Chesler Klein and Marilyn B. (John) Hailperin. Nana of six.

ANITA "SKEETS" (nee Kanefsky) DIAS, of Westmont, died on March 6. Wife of the late Aaron Dias. Mother of Joyce (Harmon) Wise. Grandmother of three and great-grandmother of four. Contributions can be made to Jewish Children & Family Services, 1301 Springdale Rd., Suite 150, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.

LAWRENCE J. DOBKIN, 85, formerly of Pennsauken and Brigantine, died on Feb. 19 in Los Angeles, CA. Husband of the late Melva (nee Yevelson) Dobkin. Father of Harriet, Daniel and Malcolm. Brother of Art, Frank, Irving, Mindy Sacks and Ruth Goldberg. Son of the late Mamie and Harry Dobkin. Grandfather of six. Lawrence worked in the family plumbing and heating business for most of his life.

DOLORES (nee Neft) FREEDEL, of Marlton and formerly of Pittsburgh, died on March 13. Wife of the late Bernard Freedel. Mother of Shonnie (Max Taytelbaum) Lebovitz, Shula (John) Nedley and David (Carin) Freedel. Grandmother of six. Contributions can be made to Cong. M'kor Shalom, 850 Evesham Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.

PHILIP GROLNICK, of Cherry Hill, died on March 14. Husband of the late Millicent. Father of Dr. Norman Grolnick (Myrna) and Jody Cohen (Dr. Paul). Grandfather of three and great-grandfather of two. Philip worked as a pharmacist.

ESTHER ANN (nee Litwin) KAHANOFSKY, 92, died on March 11. Wife of the late Harry Kahanofsky. Mother of Joyce Fox, Barbara Kahn, Phyllis Pautrat and Larry Kahanofsky. Grandmother of five and great-grandmother of three.

LAURA J. ROSENGARTEN, of Cherry Hill, died on March 7. Sister of Lillian R. (the late Ellis) Goodman, Col. Nathan R. (the late Irma) Rosengarten U.S.A.F. Ret. and Rosalie R. (Alvin) Rosen. Aunt of four and great-aunt of four. Contributions can be made to the Dr. Robert R. Rosen Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Cong. Beth El, 8000 Main St., Voorhees, NJ 08043.

LOUIS SOBEL, of Cherry Hill, died on March 17. Husband of Toby (nee Spiegel) Sobel. Father of Harriet (Maxwell X., Esq.) Colby and Howard N. (Barbara N.) Sobel, Esq. Brother of Esther Cohen.

KATE (nee Krasner) SILVER, of Voorhees, died on March 7. Wife of the late Herbert Silver. Mother of Franklin E. Silver and Judith I. (Hon. Robert) Messerman. Grandmother of three and great-grandmother of five.

REBA M. (nee Michaelson) WINAR, of Broomall, PA, died on March 8. Wife of the late Michael Winar. Sister of Frances Rigberg. She was the aunt of many nieces and nephews. .

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