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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

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Ira L. Goldenberg
Ira L. Goldenberg

Ira L. Goldenberg, February 2, 2023 Beloved husband of the late Harriet Glass Goldenberg; dear father and father-in-law of Dr. Edward (Anna) Goldenberg and Stuart (Linda) Goldenberg; dear grandfather...

Robert Louis Rosenfeld
Robert Louis Rosenfeld

Robert Louis Rosenfeld, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 29, 2023, surrounded by family. Beloved father of Robert L. (Emily) Rosenfeld, Jr. and Thomas P. (Dena Ladd) Rosenfeld, of St. Louis,...

Patricia Rosen
Patricia Rosen

Patricia Rosen, 83, died peacefully in her sleep January 23, 2023. Devoted wife of the late Wally Rosen, dear aunt, stepmother and -mother-in-law, sister and sister-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother...

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Jerome Eugene “Jerry” Steele

Jerome Eugene “Jerry” Steele, passed away peacefully on January 22, 2023. Beloved father of Zachary Parker Steele and Dillon Tucker Steele. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Cathy Steele, Betsy...

Miriam “Mimi” Vittert
Miriam “Mimi” Vittert

Miriam “Mimi” Vittert, age 84, of St. Louis, MO and Sarasota, FL, passed away on December 24, 2022. She is the beloved wife of Bruce Vittert; adored mother and mother-in-law of Jan Vittert, Jeff...

Merwyn G. “Murray” Kalina
Merwyn G. “Murray” Kalina

Merwyn G. “Murray” Kalina, January 23, 2023 Beloved husband of Maxine C. Kalina for 59 years. Dear father of Dr. Jeff (Ali) Kalina and the late Rick Kalina.  Loving grandfather of Taylor,...

Daniel Scott Weinstein
Daniel Scott Weinstein

Daniel Scott Weinstein, January 17, 2023 Beloved husband of Rachel, nee Heiligman. Loving father of Ari and Joshua. Adored son of Gail Gordon and Sheldon Weinstein. Cherished brother of Mindy Weinstein...

Nona Rae Oksner Barth
Nona Rae Oksner Barth

Nona Rae Oksner Barth passed away on January 20, 2023. She was the loving wife of the late Manuel Barth, and devoted mother of Alan (Nan), Bob (Lynn) and Elliot (Rona). A wonderful grandmother to Cari...

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Morton David Baron

Morton David Baron, January 22, 2023 Beloved husband of Norma Baron; dear father of Mimi Baron Jankovits (Rabbi Yossi), Rabbi Yehoshua Baron (Tovi), and Michael Baron; dear grandfather of Sophie, Dooli,...

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Sandra Rosenberg

Sandra Rosenberg, January 21, 2023, age 85 Beloved wife of the late Mendel Rosenberg for 63 years. Dear mother of Renee (Sam) Silverstein and Stuart (Kathi) Rosenberg. Loving grandmother of Geoffrey...

Ferne Claire Emas
Ferne Claire Emas

Ferne Claire Emas (nee Molasky) passed away peacefully on Friday, January 20, 2023, from complications of kidney disease. She was lovingly surrounded by her children: Marshall (Janet) Emas, Lynda (John)...

James Keddie Cook
James Keddie Cook

James Keddie Cook, January 19, 2023 Born May 1, 1926 in St. Louis to Dorothy (Levy) and Jerome I. Cook; Jim was married to Jean Cook for 60 years; They raised 3 amazing children:  Daniel Cook,...

Geraldine Deutsch
Geraldine Deutsch

Geraldine Deutsch, December 28, 2022. Loving Mother and Mother in law of...Charles and Naomi Ruth Deutsch, Ya'acov and Patty/Esther Ginsburg, Richard and Denise Deutsch, loving Grandmother and Great...

Edwin Kaskowitz
Edwin Kaskowitz

Edwin Kaskowitz, January 19, 2023 Beloved father and father-in-law of Joy Germeroth (Tom), Naomi Green (Michael) and Sara Kaskowitz; dear Saba of Justin, Julia and Aaron Germeroth, Rachel and Lauren...

Lisa Tash
Lisa Tash

Hannah Gail “Lisa” Middleman Tash passed away on January 17, 2023. Lisa is the beloved wife of Rick Tash; dear mother of Andrew Tash (Katelyn) and Alexander Tash; dear daughter of the late Frank...

Steven Lyn Weiss
Steven Lyn Weiss

Steven Lyn Weiss, 76, of Alpharetta, Georgia, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2023, with his family lovingly by his side after battling cancer.  Steven was born on April 27, 1946, in...

Frances Cummins
Frances Cummins

Frances Cummins, January 8, 2023 Beloved wife of the late Eugene Cummins; dear mother of Michael Cummins (Julie) and the late Andy Cummins; dear grandmother of Andrew, Ashley, and Nicole Cummins; dear...

Alan Ivan Cupples
Alan Ivan Cupples

  Alan Ivan Cupples of Pleasant Hill, California, passed away at home on January 2, 2023, at the age of 83. Born September 27, 1939 in St. Louis, Missouri, Alan was the son of Jack...

Robert S. Sparks
Robert S. Sparks

Robert S. Sparks, April 14, 1949 – January 12, 2023 Beloved husband of Zelda Sparks. Son of the late Perry and Shirley Sparks. Father of Martha Sparks and Aaron (Natalie Blackman) Sparks. Grandfather...

Robert D. Bohm
Robert D. Bohm

Robert D. Bohm passed away on January 10, 2023 after an almost 3 year battle. Loving husband of Sue Wasson Bohm; dear father of Joshua (Ellen) and Justin Bohm; dear brother and brother-in-law of David...

Roger M. Berent
Roger M. Berent

Roger M. Berent, prominent St. Louis businessman and insurance broker, passed away surrounded by his loving family on December 31st, 2022 at the age of 81. Roger was born and raised in Queens, New York....

Lois Loomstein
Lois Loomstein

Lois Loomstein, January 7, 2023 Beloved wife of the late Jack Gerald Loomstein; dear mother and mother-in-law of Steven M. Loomstein (Theresa Elafros) and Jerry Loomstein (Karen); dear grandmother of...

Marvin Beckerman
Marvin Beckerman

Marvin Beckerman of St. Louis, Missouri, passed away on December 26, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Muriel Beckerman; devoted father of Lori Raskin (Stephen) and Staci Falk; proud grandfather of Brandon...

Sanford Jay “Sandy” Spitzer
Sanford Jay “Sandy” Spitzer

Sanford Jay “Sandy” Spitzer died peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, January 5, 2023. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Gloria (nee Fishgoll) and their four children, Linda...

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