2016-01-06 / Obituaries


ZELDA BRYEN, of Voorhees, formerly of Cherry Hill, passed away on Dec. 21. Wife of the late George Bryen. Mother of Dr. Stephen (Shoshana) Bryen, Lora (Stanley) Geftic and Cynthia (William) DelConte and the late Charles Robert Bryen. Also survived by 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Contributions can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

RHODA K. GORDON, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Dec. 15. Wife of the late Arnold M. Gordon. Mother of Gail and Howard Rotblat, Jeffrey and Susan Gordon, Dara and Spiro Ballas and Alyssa and Matthew Huss. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Contributions can be made to the Willingboro Art Alliance, www.willingboroart.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

MARTIN HAISFIELD, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Dec. 25. Father of Audrey Oppenheim and Craig Haisfield. Grandfather of Rachael Oppenheim and Marc Oppenheim. Brother of Rae (Gene) Paul. Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

HERBERT H. KASTER, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Dec. 14. Husband of Sylvia Kaster. Father of Arlyn Kaster, Leslie (Lawrence) Rosenberg and Deborah Kaster. Grandfather of Sara (Mark) and Mark (Martine). Great-grandfather of Dylan, Sloane and Skylar. Brother of Muriel Lefsetz. Contributions can be made to Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice, www.samaritannj.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

IRVING M. LEVY, of Mt. Laurel, passed away on Dec. 20. Husband of Harriet E. Levy. Father of George D. Brooks and Stuart A. (Frances) Brooks. Grandfather of Daniel A. Brooks. Brother of the late Gloria. Irv was honorably discharged from the US Navy as a Lieutenant JG and went on to a long career in the men’s clothing business. On his retirement, he returned to his passion, music, and had been playing in the Delaware Valley for the past 30 years. Contributions may be made to Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, 4370 Tujunga Ave., Suite 330, Studio City, CA 91604. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

ALICE V. MATHIS, of Pine Hill, passed away on Dec. 22. Mother of Jonathan Mathis and Batiyah Mathis. Sister of Athelda Butler and Robert Robinson. Also survived by 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Alice worked at IBM for 30 years as a secretary and technician in Pomona, NJ and Phila. before retiring in 1994. She was a member of Temple Beth El in Margate and Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill. Contributions can be made to Temple Beth Sholom, www.tbsonline.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

DR. GERALD “JERRY” SUSSMAN, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Dec. 28. Husband of Shari Sussman. Father of Dr. Melissa Chase, the late Andrew Sussman and the late Eric Sussman. Grandfather of Alexander, Ethan, Ilana, Campbell and Danielle. Brother of Dennis Sussman. Contributions can be made to the Andrew and Eric Sussman Scholarship Fund, c/o Cong. Beth El, 8000 Main St., Voorhees, NJ 08043. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc..

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