2011-10-19 / Obituaries


JEROME “JERRY” ACKERMAN, of Maple Shade, died on Oct. 8. Husband of Frances “Fran” Ackerman. He was the retired executive director of Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill. Father of Gary (Kacey Price) Ackerman, Dan (Shira) Ackerman, Todd (Lori) Ackerman and Steven (Jennifer McShane) Ackerman. Brother of Bernice Segal and Philip Ackerman. Grandfather of three.

DR. STEVEN M. EPSTEIN, of Delray Beach, FL, died on Sept. 29. Son of Irving and Sylvia (nee Pollack) Epstein. Brother of Jill (Mark) Freitag and Gary (Jody) Epstein.

CLAIRE (nee Cohen) JACOBS, 89, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Haddonfield, died on Sept. 26. Wife of the late Morton C. Jacobs, Esq. Mother of Ralph (Joanna) Jacobs, Esq., Anne (Robert) Jacobs Molofsky and Barbara (Neal) Jacobs Cohn. Grandmother of seven. Dr. Jacobs was a professor of mathematics at Rutgers Univ. in Camden for 27 years. She was a longtime member of Temple Emanuel. Contributions can be made to Temple Emanuel, 1101 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.

DR. MYRON J. KAPLAN, 75, formerly of the Hospital of the Univ. of Penn., died on Oct. 3. Husband for 47 years of Judith. Father of Kimberly Kaplan and Jason Kaplan. Father-in-law of Susan Kaplan. Grandfather of one.

JEROME W. KAUFMAN, of Willingboro, died on Sept. 25. Husband of the late Grace D. Kaufman. Father of David Kaufman, Roberta Jacoby and Larry Kaufman. Grandfather of five .

BARBARA KENT, formerly of Cherry Hill and Willingboro, died on Oct. 3. Mother of William (Janet) Kent and Neal (Katie) Kent. Grandmother of three.

DEBORA “DORI” LOW, 89, of Marlton, died on Sept. 22. Mother of Claire (Yossi) Rabin, Naomi (Michael) Firestein, Michael (Cynthia) Low and the late Jeffrey (Mary) Low. Grandmother of 10 and greatgrandmother of three. Ms. Low was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Columbia Univ. and City Univ. of NY. She taught literature at Queens College, TARP, the Katz JCC and the Weston Club.

JOHN PERETSMAN, of Cherry Hill, died on Sept. 23. Husband of Inna (nee Freidus) Peretsman. Father of Isaak (Elvira) Peretsman. Grandfather of two. Brother of Irina Alperovich.

THEODORE TANENBAUM, of Voorhees, died on Aug. 28. Husband of Lorraine (nee Rheiner) Tanenbaum. Father of Robin (Lee) Babitt and Scott (Joan) Tanenbaum. Grandfather of four. he was a WWII veteran in the U.S. Army.

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