2017-01-18 / Obituaries

OBITUARIES

HAROLD BERLIN, DDS, formerly of Cherry Hill, passed away on Dec. 29. Husband of the late Dorothy “Dot” Berlin. Father of Barbara (Richard) Schmeltzer and Bruce Berlin. Brother of Catherine Snegaroff and Zelda Berlin. Also survived by four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was a dentist in Camden and Clementon until his retirement in 1984. He was a graduate of Camden H.S. and Temple University, and served in the U.S. Air Force as a dentist from 1953-1955. Dr. Berlin was the founder and first president of the Camden City Lodge of Brith Sholom and a former president of Cong. Beth Israel in Camden. He was a former president of the Camden County Branch of the Zionist Organization of America and a former president of the Jewish National Fund of Camden County. He was a former president of Lions Gate, vice president of the Jewish Federation of Southern NJ, and a former president of the Rotary Club of Clementon. Contributions may be made to the Abramson Center for Jewish Life, www.abramsoncenter.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

ERIK BROWN, of Fresh Meadows, NY, passed away on Jan. 4. Husband of Ha Brown. Father of Abbie Brown. Son of Debby and Dr. Arthur Brown. Brother of Chad Brown and Ivy (Micah Buchdahl) Brown. Uncle of Lily and Ben Buchdahl. Contributions may be made to Moorestown Friends School, www.mfriends.org or Voorhees Animal Orphanage, www.vaonj.org or Symphony in C Summer Camp, www.symphonyinc.org/educationandcommunity/symphony-summercamp. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

ANN B. GARNICK, of Cherry Hill, passed away on Jan. 6. Wife of Gary Garnick. Mother of Joelle (Crane) Winter, Heather (Greg German) Garnick and the late Scott Garnick. Grandmother of Eric Winter and Brian Winter. Contributions may be made to Fox Chase Cancer Center, www.foxchase.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

HAROLD P. GLEANER, of Voorhees, passed away on Jan. 6. Husband of Lorraine H. Gleaner. Father of Robert (Sandi) Gleaner, Cindy (Russell) Pickus and P. David (Leslie) Gleaner. Grandfather of Brett (Karelis), Andrew (Rebecca), Rikki Rose (Isaac), Michael, Ian (Noa), Ariel and Seth. Brother of Marian Lieberman and Charlotte Gold. Brother-in-law of Lillian Zelnick. Contributions may be made to Temple Beth Sholom, www.tbsonline.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

GLORIA HECHT passed away on Jan. 1. Wife of the late Saul Hecht. Mother of Sheri (Jason) Turner, Mark (Marcia) Tobolsky, Maureen (Dan) Habeck, Patricia Hecht, Jennifer Hecht, and Timothy (Carol) Hecht. Grandmother of David, Benjamin, Robert, Sara, Jessica, Richard and Nicole. Sister of Larry Katz. Contributions can be made to Cong. M’kor Shalom, www.mkorshalom.org or Jewish Family & Children’s Service, www.jfcssnj.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc. 

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