2013-06-12 / Obituaries


BUDD BERNARD AXELROD, M.D., died on May 21. Husband for 63 years of Jeanette Axelrod. Father of Barbara (Dr. Miles) McFarland, Esq., Daniel (Marcia) Axelrod, Lawrence Axelrod, M.D. (Melinda), Kenneth (Debra) Axelrod, Michael (Joan) Axelrod, Howard (Sheila) Axelrod, Sheryl Axelrod, Esq., and Nelson (Jennifer) Axelrod. Grandfather of 13. Brother of Robert (Barbara) Axelrod, Matthew Love and Elaine (Bernard) Cohen. Dr. Axelrod was a graduate of Overbrook High School and received a degree from Temple Univ. after serving in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He graduated Temple Medical School and scored 1st on the Medical Boards at Temple. Dr. Axelrod was a member of Temple Beth Hillel in Wynnewood.

ETHEL BERGER, of Voorhees, died on May 26. Wife of Seymour Berger. Mother of David (Lisa) Berger and the late John Berger. Sister of Irving Polsky. Grandmother of two. Contributions can be made to Temple Emanuel, Rabbi’s Good Works Fund, 1101 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.

ERVIN BILSKY, of Sebring, FL, formerly of Deptford, died on May 19. Former husband of Esther Bilsky and the late Bernice Bilsky. Father of Carol Bilsky, Kenneth Bilsky, Nancy Rockhill and Marjorie Wimmersberger. Brother of Claire Isaacson.

MAX BRANDERBIT, of Berlin, died on June 2. Husband of Diane Branderbit. Father of Pam Burton and Jay (Donna) Branderbit. Grandfather of three. Brother of Benno (Phyllis) Branderbit. Uncle of Ileen Branderbit and David Branderbit.

DEENAH FELSHER, of Phila., died on May 30. Wife of David Felsher. Mother of Nicole (Andy) Poulshock, Bonni (Doug) Sammak and Robin (Jamie) Gollotto. Grandmother of eight. Sister of Irene (Sam) Cardish and Vivian Zamost.

DR. MARK GARFUNKEL, of Cherry Hill, died on May 28. Husband of Esta Garfunkel. Father of Jennifer (Sam) Franco and Sylvan Garfunkel. Son of Eve Goldmann and the late Sylvan Garfunkel. Brother of Debbie Popper and Alan Garfunkel. Grandfather of two.

ANNA GINZBURG, of Phila., died on May 24. Mother of Betty Girlya and Jane Zilbirman. Grandmother and great-grandmother of many. Ms. Ginzburg grew up in an Orthodox Jewish family who fled their native Romania during WWII for Russia, where she was forced to work in a Russian military factory. After the war, she returned to Romania and married. She moved to America in 1991 to be near her adult daughters. Contributions can be made to Jewish Family and Children’s Service for Special Needs, 1301 Springdale Rd., Suite 150, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.

ROSALIND HIRSH, of Moorestown, died on June 2. Wife of Stanley A. Hirsh. Mother of Dr. Robert (Leslie) Hirsh and Audrey (Yale) Asbell. Grandmother of five.

DR. SELMA BALIN LASKIN, died on May 20. Wife of the late Leonard Laskin. Mother of Dr. David (Carol) Laskin and Salakesh (Shalaheem) Ananda (Robert Laskin). Grandmother of three. She was an English teacher at George Washington High School in Phila. from 1965- 1980. After receiving her Doctorate in Education in Counseling from Lehigh Univ., she became the guidance counselor at GWHS. After retirement, she volunteered as the counselor at the Bucks County JCC in the JFC dept. Contributions can be made to Caring Community, c/o Cong. M’kor Shalom, 850 Evesham Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.

MARLIES LEVENGER, of Voorhees, died on May 21. Wife of the late Otto Levenger. Daughter of the late Leo and Erna Vogel. Dear friend of Eric and Cindy Stevens.

DANIEL B. PINCUS, of Cherry Hill, died on May 24. Husband of Lorraine Pincus. Father of Lisa (Drew) Stanwyck and Janet (Christian) Johnson. Brother of Jay Pincus. Grandfather of four. Contributions can be made to Temple Emanuel, 1101 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.

ANNETTE RAPAPORT, of Medford, died on May 30. Wife of the late Robert M. Grossman. Mother of Dr. Gary Rapaport, Dr. Steve Rapaport, Gail Rapaport and Amy Baskin. Grandmother of three.

IRENE SLASS, of Delran, died on May 23. Wife of the late Jerome Slass. Mother of Barbara Spigler and Denise (Marshall) Slass-Lipson. Sister of Rochelle (Edward) Cohen. Grandmother of four and greatgrandmother of seven.

HARRY STARK, of Cherry Hill, died on May 24. Husband of the late Ruth Stark. Father of Riva (Martin) Auerbach and Beverly (the late Peter) Kerr, and Beverly’s fianc√©, John Yacullo. Grandfather of five and great-grandfather of six. Contributions can be made to B’nai B’rith International at www.bnaibrith.org. .

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