2016-02-17 / Obituaries


ANN J. BELSKY, of Voorhees, passed away on Feb. 1. Wife of Dr. Daniel Belsky. Mother of Michael (Theo) Belsky, Sheryl (R. Michael) Dunmire, Dr. Martin (Theresa) Belsky, Marcia (David) Obstfeld, Adam Belsky and Linda (Ronald) Resnikoff. Also survived by 22 grandchildren and 1-great grandchild. Contributions can be made to the deMasi Belsky Scholarship Endowment at PCOM, 4170 City Ave., Phila., PA 19131, www.pcom.edu. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

LOTTIE KASSMAN, of Moorestown, passed away on Jan. 31. Wife of the late Irving Kassman. Mother of Phyllis Surgan, Susan (Shepard) Greenberg and Neal (Susan) Kassman. Also survived 9 grandchildren and 6 greatgrandchildren. Contributions can be made to Cong. Beth Tikvah Youth Fund, 115 Evesboro-Medford Rd., Marlton, NJ 08053 or the Alzheimer’s Assoc., www.alz.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

A. FRED RUTTENBERG, ESQ., of Cherry Hill, passed away on Jan. 29. Husband of Judith (nee Lukoff) Ruttenberg. Father of Dina (Adam) Blackman and Betsy (John) Contant. Grandfather of Jack, Samantha, Alexa, Jared and Evan. Contributions may be made to the Lukoff Cultural Forum Fund, c/o Cong. Beth El, 8000 Main St., Voorhees, NJ 08043 or a charity of the donor’s choice. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

RENEE SHAPIRO, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Jan. 30. Wife for 52 years of Steve Shapiro. Mother of Stacy Shapiro and Marci (Michael) Rosenstein. Grandmother of Ava, Eliza, Drew and Ari. She was a loving, compassionate and supportive wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She restarted her education in her thirties, earning a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Bryn Mawr College. Renee worked for mental health care agencies and maintained a private practice in Haddonfield counseling children and adults. She was also an avid reader and theatergoer. Renee especially loved traveling, visiting Africa, Europe, Australia and the Far East. Some of her fondest memories are time spent on family vacations, including annual trips to Sea Isle City. She will be remembered for her strong social conscience and loyalty to those around her. Her life was centered on her family, who adored her. Contributions may be made to Jewish Family and Children Services’ Counseling Program, www.jfcs.org or Philabundance, www.philabundance.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

CAROL TOBOLSKY, of Mt. Laurel, passed away on Feb. 2. Wife of Allen Tobolsky. Mother of Scott Segan, Dr. Ross & Dr. Michelle Nemeth Segan, Sheri & Jason Turner and Mark & Marcia Tobolsky. Grandmother of Colin, Ellie, Zoe & Phoebe Segan, Robert & Sara Tobolsky and David & Benjamin Turner. Sister of Janice Steinberg and Barbara (Donald) Krachman. Contributions can be made to the Philadelphia Eagles Youth Partnership, www.philadelphiaeagles.com/community/eagles-youth-partnership/donate.html. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc. .

Return to top