2009-05-20 / Obituaries


TANYA THELMA (nee Mockrik) BRECHER, of Dunedin, FL, formerly of Cherry Hill, died on Apr. 29. Wife of Jerome Brecher. Mother of Francine (Henry) Doner, Ron (Kimberly) Brecher and Helene Brecher. Sister of Shirley Gold. Grandmother of four and greatgrandmother of one.

IRVING BUDMAN, born May 11, 1925, died on May 1. Father of Gail Wargo and Richard, David and Alan Budman. Grandfather of three. Brother of Bonita Favin, Walter Budman, Jack Budman, all of Montgomery County, MD, the late Harry Budman and the late Esther Wasser. Mr. Budman joined the US Navy in 1943 and was honorably discharged after serving aboard the USS Chourre in the Pacific Theater. He was a member of the American Legion Post 180. Mr. Budman retired as a VP with A.G. Edwards Investments after a 30 year career in Atlantic City. Contributions can be made to the Eric Spencer Budman Foundation, c/o Katz JCC, 1301 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.

NEIL FRANKLIN COOPER, of Cherry Hill, died on May 9. Husband of Helene (nee Kronstadt) Cooper. Father of Shana Cooper, Bradley Cooper and Jessica Cooper. Neil was the Managing Director at Price Waterhouse Coopers for the past 13.5 years. He also worked in information systems for Hess Oil and Union Oil. Neil graduated Penn State Univ. with a degree in Geology and a Master's Degree from the Univ. of Delaware, also in Geology. He was a life member of both alumni associations, a member of Temple Emanuel and involved with the JCC and Holocaust Museum.

SEYMOUR "SY" FREEDMAN, of Cherry Hill, died on May 11. Husband of Barbara (nee von Tischler) Freedman. Father of Hallie (Steve) Horowitz and Carl (Sue) Freedman. Grandfather of five.

DOROTHY (nee Kaplan) FRIEDMAN, 83, of Lakewood, died on Apr. 28. Wife of Dr. Lewis Friedman. Mother of Dr. Robert (Iris) Friedman, Beth (Dr. David) Kleinfeld and Jan (Scott) Harlan. Grandmother of five. Mrs. Friedman was born in Chicago and was one of the first physical therapists in the U.S. to work with children suffering from Polio.

RUTH ( inee Grubgeld) GOLDSTON, of Voorhees, died on Apr. 27. Wife of the late Edward. Mother of Rosanne (Gene) Rubinstein. Grandmother of two and greatgrandmother of five. Contributions can be made to Jewish Family and Children's Services.

HARRY I. HIRSH, of Runnemede, died on May 1. Father of Jennifer Spayth. Son of Martin and the late Pauline (nee Baron) Hirsh. Brother of Ellen (George) Norton. Uncle of one and grandfather of two.

ESTHER (nee Miller) KLEIN, of Voorhees, died on Apr. 28. Wife of Ben Klein. Mother of David (Francine) Klein and Susan Levin. Grandmother of six and greatgrandmother of seven.

MARILYN (nee Horowitz) ROTHLANDER, 82, of Voorhees, died on May 1. Wife of the late Julius Rothlander. Mother of Leslie (Steven) Cohen. Sister of Irving Horowitz. Grandmother of two.

MAURICE SHAW, of Miami, FL, formerly Cherry Hill, died on Apr. 28. Husband of the late Selma Shaw and the late Vera Shaw. Father of Stephen (Sheila) Shaw and Michael (Nancy) Carto-Shaw. Grandfather of five and greatgrandfather of two. Contributions can be made to the Rabbi Lewis Memorial Fund, Temple Beth Sholom, 1901 Kresson Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ, 08003.

ELEANOR "ELLIE" (nee Cohen) TREUHAFT, of Cherry Hill, died on May 4. Wife of the late Robert Treuhaft. Mother of Beth Treuhaft and Jane Treuhaft. Sister of Milton Cohen. Contributions can be made to Temple Emanuel, 1101 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08003. .

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