2017-05-24 / Obituaries


JOHN GORDON, Ph.D., of Cherry Hill, passed away on May 13. Husband of Toby Gordon. Father of David (Marisha) Gordon and Jana Gordon. Grandfather of Alaina, Justin, Winter and Avalon. Brother of Suzanne Katz. John was a prominent neuropsychologist in Philadelphia. Contributions may be made to The Penn Lung Transplant Program, Second Wind Fund c/o Penn Medicine Development 3535 Market St., Suite 750, Phila., PA 19104. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

MARVIN H. ROSENFELD, 90, of Mt. Laurel, passed away on May 14. He was a native of The Bronx, NY and former resident of Suffern and Forest Hills, NY. A proud World War II veteran who served in the Navy while stationed in Guam. he is survived by his children, Linda (David) Levine of Northvale, NJ, Nancy (Jim) Lewis of Moorestown, NJ and Michael (Christine) Rosenfeld of Waldwick, NJ, grandchildren, Zach & Jake Levine and Matthew & Jonathan Lewis, sister Helene (late Erwin) Weiss and sister-in-law Alice, wife of his late brother Eugene Rosenfeld. A graduate of NYU and Columbia University, he spent his career as a CPA, his last position with Benerofe Properties. He loved to spend time with his family and friends and was actively involved with the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill. Contributions can be made to Wounded Warrior Project https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/ or the Jewish Federation of Southern NJ, www.jfedsnj.org. PLATT MEMORIAL CHAPELS, Inc.

TENNY SCHLAFER GREENBERG, 86, of Bingham Farms, MI, passed away on May 9. Wife of the late Ronald L. Greenberg. Mother of Dr. Gary (the late Marcia Gottfried) Greenberg, Jill Greenberg (Robert) Kail, and Julie Greenberg (Stan) Hazan. Grandmother of Samuel (Lauren) Greenberg, Andrew (Malika Zouhali-Worrall) Greenberg, Matthew Kail, Theodore Kail, Joshua Hazan, James Hazan and Rebecca Hazan. Great-grandmother of Ben, Nate and Bilal Greenberg. Dear sister of Myrna (the late Jack) Levy. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. www.irakaufman.com.

LEO WOLK, 100, of Edina, MN, passed away on May 7. He was Phi Beta Kappa at the Univ. of Minnesota, graduated from law school there, and was drafted into the Army just prior to the Pearl Harbor attack. He served as Transportation Officer in Oklahoma City, arranging the movement of entire Air Force units and other equipment from several surrounding airfields, to ports of embarkation. It was in Oklahoma City that Leo met Helen Slesnick, whom he later married upon his honorable discharge from active service as Major. Upon returning to Minneapolis, he entered into the family trucking business, Wolk Transfer Company. He then established the Leo Wolk Insurance Company, an innovative agency he ran until retiring in his 90s. He wrote health and welfare plans all over the state, primarily for the Teamsters unions, and outlined a new comprehensive plan of hospital and medical coverage for unions, which became a standard for unions throughout the Twin Cities. Preceded in death by wife, Helen S. Wolk; brother, Maurice Wolk. Survived by daughter, Joyce (Alan) Branfman; son, Michael (Sandra) Wolk; grandsons, Jonathan and Benjamin Branfman. Hodroff-Epstein. s

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