2008-06-18 / Obituaries


ESTHER (nee Bernstein) BERNSTEIN, of Cherry Hill, died on May 31. Wife of the late David Bernstein. Mother of Joel (Lila) Bernstein and Elizabeth (Howard) Greenberg. Grandmother of six and greatgrandmother of 10.

THELMA (nee Korman) BRADY, of Cherry Hill, died on June 5. Wife of the late Vincent D. Brady. Mother of Michael A. Kacmar. Sister of Stan Korman.

ROCHELLE (nee Hulnik) CITRON, of Mt. Laurel, died on June 8. Wife of Roy Citron. Mother of Arthur (Hollis) Citron and Ilene (Shalom) Gittler. Sister of David Hulnik. Grandmother of six.

JEANETTE (nee Rosenberg) DUBROW, of Phila., died on June 9. Wife of the late Samuel Dubrow. Mother of Susan Levin. Grandmother of two and greatgrandmother of one. Contributions can be made to B'Nai Brith International.

HERBERT FREEDMAN, of Mt. Laurel, died on June 2. Husband of Gloria (nee Merlin) Freedman. Father of Steven (Andrea) Freedman, Susan (Mark) Chernin and Dr. Howard (Susan) Freedman. Grandfather of six. Uncle to many.

JEROME F. GELLES, of Boca Raton, FLand formerly of Atlantic City, died on June 1. Husband of Beatrice (nee Slutsky) Gelles. Father of Carol (Howard) Rabinowitz and Marjorie (Leonard) Gelles Ariff. Brother of Robert (Virginia) Gelles, Terri (Irv) Darivoff and the late Bernard Gelles (Joy). Grandfather of five and great-grandfather of four. Jerry was a lifelong resident of Atlantic City and was a Jitney driver for many years. He was also a Navy veteran of WWII.

ETHEL (nee Swartz) GLOSTEIN, of Millburn, died on June 7. Wife of the late Samuel Glostein. Mother of Merle (Paul) Silverman. Sister of Jack Swartz.

EDWARD GUSS, of Phila., died on June 2. Husband of Edith (nee Gross) Guss. Father of Marlene (Lee) Seggern and Barry (Barbara) Guss. Uncle to many. Mr. Guss was an Army veteran of WWII and served in New Guinea in the Pacific Theater.

ZEV HOFFMAN, of Haddon Heights, died on June 8. Husband of Ruth (nee Shapiro) Hoffman. Father of Michael (Janet) Hoffman, Abigail Hoffman, Rachel (Antonio) Batista and Benjamin (Alexa) Hoffman. Brother of Hinda Pincus and Malka Wolf. Grandfather of five. Zev was a third generation member of Cong. Mikveh Israel in Phila. as well as a Past Treasurer. He was an honorary member of the Board of Ajuntos. Mr. Hoffman was awarded the Purple Heart for injuries received at the Battle of the Hurtgen Forest during WWII. Contributions can be made to Cong. Mikveh Israel, 44 N. 4th St., Phila., PA19106.

CLARA KAY (nee Rothberg) LEHRMAN, of Cherry Hill, died on June 4. Mother of Jerry Lehrman and Steven (Marcia) Lehrman. Grandmother of one.

ALVIN SHERBY, of Mt. Laurel, died on June 2. Husband of Marilyn (nee Braverman) Sherby. Father of Craig Sherby and Alyson Sherby. Brother of Louise Sherby. Alvin was a Maccabbi Games track and field coach for 10 years. He was a teacher in Camden for 37 years and the JV and Varsity Baseball coach at Moorestown Friends School.

STEVEN DAVID SPERLING, of Marlton, died on June 8. Husband of Lori (nee Stein) Sperling. Son of Rita (nee Friedberg) and Robert Sperling. Father of Maxwell Sperling. Brother of Susan Block and Bruce Sperling. .

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