2011-04-20 / Obituaries


DR. ARTHUR ALLEN, PhD, 82, of Tinton Falls, formerly of Mt. Laurel and Pennsauken, died on Apr. 1. Husband for over 50 years of Dolores. Father of Brian and Amy. Brother of Bill and grandfather of five. Dr. Allen was a Professor of Biochemistry at Jefferson Medical College for 49 years.

LILO (nee Sommerfeld) ALTENBERG, of Cherry Hill, died on Apr. 2. Wife of the late Hans Altenberg. Mother of Evelyn (James) Drieves and Les (Jean) Altenberg. Grandmother of four. Contributions may be made to the National Holocaust Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, Washington, DC 20024.

MAE JEAN (nee Hurwitz) BENN, of Cherry Hill, died on Mar. 28. Wife of Harry Benn. Sister of the late Morris Hurwitz. Mother of Dr. Harvey Steven Benn and Suzette Elaine Kaigler and mother-in-law to Iris Helene Benn and Steven Kaigler. Grandmother of four and great-grandmother of three. Mrs. Benn was the first in her family to attend college, Marywood Univ. She worked as a bookkeeper for Ruttenberg’s Furniture Store.

JANE (nee Popper) BRAUNSTEIN, of Cherry Hill, died on Mar. 31. Wife of the late Irving Braunstein. Mother of Andrew W. (Susan) Braunstein and Kenneth A. (Paula M. Hale) Braunstein. Sister of Sybil Yermack. Grandmother of six.

LAWRENCE FLEISCHER, of Columbus, died on Mar. 29. Husband of Cynthia (nee Bollet) Fleischer. Brother of Howard Fleischer.

EDWARD NIEDERHOFFER, of Laurel Springs, died on Apr. 1. Husband of the late Sandra (nee Glaser) Niederhoffer. Father of Gayle (Bob) Clarkson, Brad Niederhoffer and Maxine (Gary) Zook. Brother of Richard Niederhoffer. Grandfather of one. Partner of Angela DiGiuseppe and her children and grandchildren.

G. GILBERT ROSEN, 95, of Delray Beach, FL, formerly of Cherry Hill, died on Mar. 31. Husband of 67 years to the late Sara (nee Myerson) of Mountaindale, NY. Father of Sybil B. Marcus. Father-in-law of Marvin Marcus. Grandfather of one and uncle to many nieces and nephews. A veteran of the US Navy during WWII, he was a graduate of Temple Univ., where he studied accounting. He was a former member of Woodcrest Country Club and Temple Beth Sholom and an Honorary Life Member of the American Institute of CPAs. Mr. Rosen appeared in Who’s Who in the East from 1981-1983.

SAMUEL M. SHERMAN, PhD., 96, of Voorhees, died on Mar. 28. Husband of Rena (nee Ruttenberg). Father of Bruce (Stacy) Sherman, Toby Johnson and Robert (Kathy) Sherman. Grandfather of six.

ANITA J. SNIDER, of Cherry Hill, formerly of Haddon Heights, died on Apr. 4. Wife of the late Benjamin A. Snider. Mother of Laurence (Donna Paul) Snider and Toby (Clare Young) Snider. Aunt of Stephen Gordon.

ETTA (nee Portin) STERN, of Cherry Hill, died on Mar. 28. Wife of the late Edward. Mother of Judy (Ted) Spivak and Robert (Lynne) Stern. Grandmother of four and great-grandmother of seven.

HERBERT STOOLMAN, of Margate, died on Mar. 31. Husband of the late Sarah (nee Cutler) Stoolman. Father of Robert Stoolman and Cathy (Richard) Schwartz. Grandfather of one and greatgrandfather of one.

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