2015-02-18 / Obituaries

OBITUARIES

LEONARD BURGER, of Willingboro, passed away on Feb. 5. Husband of the late Anne Burger. Father of Michael (Laurie) Burger, Benjamin (Victoria) Burger and Isaac (Lisa) Burger. Son of Alice and the late Abraham Burger. Brother of Robert Burger and Jan Egri. Grandfather of Matthew, Aaron, Nichole, Riley and Peyton. Contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., www.diabetes.org or the Rebekah State Assembly Scholarship Fund, 201 Cornell Rd., Audubon, NJ 08106. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

JOSHUA G. CHACK, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Jan. 31. Son of Dr. Joel and Sharon Chack. Contributions can be made to Chabad Lubavitch in Cherry Hill, NJ, www.thechabadcenter.org or the Salvation Army, www.salvationarmyusa.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

SAMUEL ERLICK, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Feb. 2. Husband of Sandra Erlick. Father of Carynelisa (Mitchell) Haspel and Eliot Erlick. Grandfather of Asher and Reuven. He was an Army Veteran of WWII. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

ALBERT HERRING, of Mt. Laurel, passed away on Feb. 3. Husband of Marie Herring. Father of Susan (Richard) Cassidy, Dominick (Isabella) Morelli, Thomas (Joanne) Morelli and the late Craig (Judy) Herring. Grandfather of Amanda, Jenna, Yvonne, Anthony and Benjamin. Also survived by five great-grandchildren. He was a Veteran Army medic of WWII. Contributions can be made to the American Legion or Veterans of Foreign Wars. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

BEATRICE KAPLAN, 90, of Marlton, passed away on Feb. 5. She is pre-deceased by her husband of 60 years, Sidney Kaplan. She is survived by a brother, Paul Raudt, and four daughters, Susan Kaplan, Joyce Levick (Mark Spiegel), Roberta (Bruce) Braverman, and Nancy Kaplan Law. Ten grandchildren will miss Bubby Bea: Kimberly Strauss, Stefanie (James Odom) Levin, Julie Strauss (Brent) Holmes, Suzanne Levin, Elizabeth (Travis) Ewen, Erica (Richard) Coonelly, Joshua Levick, William (Meredith) Braverman, Alex Law, and Zachary Law. She was adored by her 10 great-grandchildren. She was born and raised in Philadelphia to Russian immigrants, Harry “Arkasha” and Pearl “Pania” Raudt. Contributions can be made to Samaritan Hospice or the Abramson Cancer Center. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

ELIZABETH ANN “HANNAH” PLEVINSKY, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Feb. 3. Wife of the late Morris Plevinsky. Sister of the late Miriam (Louis) Shefsky, Sylvia Miller, and Florence Hoffman. Aunt of the late Shirley (N. Harry) Gartzman and Harris Miller. Great-aunt of Sarah (Tony) Sclafani. Also survived by great-great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-greatnieces and nephew. She was active with Hadassah. Contributions can be made to the Alan Z. Gartzman, D.O. Memorial Fund, 1099 White Horse Rd., Box 1916, Voohees, NJ 08043. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

MIRIAM UNTERWEISER, of Voorhees, passed away on Feb. 9. Wife of the late Morris Unterweiser. Mother of Rosalyn Unterweiser and Nancy (Frank) Dominiani. Grandmother of Edward (Maria) Ross. Great-grandmother of Patrick, Aiden and Zoey. Contributions can be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, www.pancan.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

RUTH WERNER, 84, of Vineland, passed away on Dec. 25. Wife of 66 years of the late Irving Zimmerman Werner. Mother of Barbara, Judy and Kenny. Also survived by her seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mrs. Werner was born in Dlugoshodla, Poland to Kalman and Enya Budyshewitz. Prior to her birth, her father immigrated to the United States via South America in order to set up a new life for his young family and to bring them over shortly thereafter. Those plans were thwarted with the changing political environment in Europe and with the rise of Hitler. World War II and the oppression of the Jews in Europe during the Holocaust prevented Ruth and her mother from leaving Europe until just before her 18th birthday. She survived the Holocaust alongside her mother and she first met her father as the family reunited when they stepped off the boat in New York Harbor in 1948. As a young immigrant in New York’s Lower East Side, Ruth was living among thousands who survived the atrocities of the Nazi regime and who were trying to make better lives for themselves. At night school, she met another young Holocaust survivor, Irving Zimmerman Werner, who was working as a tailor of fine men’s clothing. Mr. Werner immigrated to the United States in 1947 with his two surviving brothers, after the Nazis sent him to a forced labor camp in Siberia, Russia. They married and moved to Vineland and purchased a chicken farm. Eventually they started a successful women’s clothing business together and they operated stores in Berlin, Pennsauken, and Vineland NJ, until their retirement. RONE FUNERAL SERVICE.

AL B. WOLF, of Boca Raton, FL, formerly of Cherry Hill, passed away on Feb. 7. Husband of Elaine E. Wolf. Father of Ilene (Larry) Lesiger and Janet Eisler. Grandfather of Alana (William) Amaya, Nicole Sullivan, David Eisler, Samantha (Mike) Wick and Melissa Eisler. Great-grandfather of Jordan, Sadie, Justin, Liam and Miles. Brother of Louis (Audrey) Wolf. He was the founder & chairman of the Board of First Mutual Corp. in Cherry Hill, which was established in 1952. He was the past President of Cong. Sons of Israel in Cherry Hill, the past First V.P. of Cong. Torah Ohr in Boca Raton, FL, and the Treasurer for 18 years of the Political Action Committee in Cherry Hill. He was an Army Veteran of WWII, where he received a Purple Heart. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc. .

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