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Barbara Gayle Goodkin
Barbara Gayle Goodkin

Barbara Gayle Goodkin, May 16, 2021. Beloved wife of Stanley Goodkin; dear mother and mother-in-law of Ross Goodkin and Lauren Roth (Martin); dear GiGi of Samuel, Jacob and Danielle Roth; dear sister...

Jason Lewis James
Jason Lewis James

Jason Lewis James, May 10, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Lauren James; beloved father of Emma Marie James; beloved son of Fran Frieberger James Jackson (James M.) and the late Rolland D. James;...

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Irving Silbergeld

IRVING SILBERGELD, age 89, on May 12, 2021 with loving children Jimmy and Laurie (Berkman) by his side. Pre-deceased by cherished wife Judy.  Adored by grandchildren Carly, Kira, Jenna, and Hannah. Beloved...

Philip Asher Isserman
Philip A. Isserman, decorated veteran, former Westwood mayor dies at 95

Philip A. Isserman, a highly respected founder of the PAI Printing Company, who served as board president of the St. Louis Jewish Light from 1989-1992 and was admired for his professional integrity and...

Paul A. Gusdorf
Paul A. Gusdorf

Paul A. Gusdorf, May 13, 2021 Beloved husband of Carol Gusdorf; dear father and father-in-law of Karen Gusdorf Fries (Buddy), Randall Gusdorf (Suzanne) and Deborah Sachs (Bradley); dear grandfather of...

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Martin J. Kalmes

Martin J. Kalmes, May 11, 2021 Beloved husband of Phyllis Chazen Kalmes; dear son of the late Sam and the late Eleanor Kalmes; dear brother of Janet Schneider (late Jerry); dear brother-in-law of the...

Former congressman Lester Wolff, known for surviving assassination threats and supporting Israel, dies at 102
Former congressman Lester Wolff, known for surviving assassination threats and supporting Israel, dies at 102

(JTA) — Lester Wolff, who served eight terms as a Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives and was an important player in American foreign affairs in the 1960s and ‘70s, has died.  At 102,...

Philip Asher Isserman
Philip Asher Isserman

Philip Asher Isserman Forever remembered by his family, Philip Asher Isserman died on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at age 95 in St. Louis. Born on December 28, 1925, in Newark, New Jersey, Philip adored...

Dr. Marshall Bernard Greenman
Dr. Marshall Bernard Greenman

Dr. Marshall Bernard Greenman, February 19, 1926-May 7, 2021 Marshall Bernard Greenman, M.D., passed away on May 7, 2021 at the age of 95.   Born in Champaign, Illinois, he was the beloved son...

Stanley “Stan” Sheldon Feldman
Stanley “Stan” Sheldon Feldman

Stanley “Stan” Sheldon Feldman, February 4, 1955 – May 8, 2021 Stan, beloved husband of Susan Gale Ratner and devoted father to Tanya Feldman Petro, passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon...

Eleanor Lois Heiligman
Eleanor Lois Heiligman

Eleanor Lois Heiligman, 77, passed away peacefully on Mother’s Day, May 9th, 2021. Eleanor was born on November 9th to Isador and Esther Poe in St. Louis, MO.   After graduating from University...

Faye Schulman lights a candle at a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the  Warsaw Ghetto Uprising at a UJA Federation building in Toronto in 2013. (Vince Talotta/Toronto Star via Getty Images) Living room
Holocaust survivor Faye Schulman, 101, documented partisan resistance in photographs

(JTA) — Faye Schulman, a Holocaust survivor who lost most of her family to the Nazis but joined a group of partisan fighters and documented their work in photographs, died April 24, The Washington Post...

Oscar Peter Singer
Oscar Peter Singer

Oscar Peter Singer, May 1, 2021 Beloved husband of Eva Singer for over 61 years;dear father and father-in-law of Gary (Shana) Singer and Ron Singer;dear grandfather (Zaydie) of Ari, Evan, Marlee...

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L. Mark Buell

L. Mark Buell, passed away peacefully in his sleep April 18, 2021. He was 70. Son of the late Robert and Lois Buell, brother of Bobbi Buell (David D. Waters), uncle to Starrett Rogers and Melissa Rogers...

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Charles L. Feldman

Charles L. Feldman, May 4, 2021 Beloved husband of the late Karen M. Feldman; dear father and father-in-law of Steven Feldman (Alicia) and Brenda Wilkins (Eugene); dear grandfather of Kaleb and...

Joseph Elias
Joseph Elias

Joseph Elias, age 89 born January 21, 1932, passed away peacefully in the presence of his family on May 4, 2021. Joseph was born in Brooklyn, NY to the late Jacob and late Anna Elias and graduated...

Terry Kassoff
Terry Kassoff

On May 1st, 2021 Terry Kassoff passed away during a brief hospital stay. She was born in Fort Lewis, Washington on May 15th, 1956 to Marylin Altman Rosen and the late Mickey Altman. Loving mother to Andy...

Jay Alan Shucart
Jay Alan Shucart

Jay Alan Shucart, May 2, 2021 Beloved husband of Sheila Ellen Shucart.  Dear father of Heather (Brant) Miederhoff and Matthew (Jennee) Shucart. Loving grandfather of Madison and Brayden Miederhoff,...

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Phillip Paul Ellis

Phillip Paul Ellis, age 94 of Clearwater, FL, formerly, Chesterfield, MO, died May 3, 2021. Beloved son of the late Samuel and the late Lottie Satz Ellis.  Loving husband of the late Doris Ellis and...

Yosef Kleinman, the youngest survivor to testify at Eichmann trial, dies at 92
Yosef Kleinman, the youngest survivor to testify at Eichmann trial, dies at 92

(JTA) — Yosef Kleinman, the youngest Holocaust survivor to testify at the trial of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann, has died at 92. Kleinman, who lived in Jerusalem, died Tuesday, according to Akiva Weisz,...

Ruth Solomon
Ruth Solomon

Ruth Solomon passed away April 30, 2021, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. She was an elegant woman, kind and sassy, with a wicked sense of humor. She had a love of Broadway musicals and...

Cynthia K. Sandler
Cynthia K. Sandler

Cynthia K. Sandler, March 1st, 1948 to May 1st, 2021 Beloved wife of Alan, adored mother to Amy (Rubin), Jim and Robby, and mother-in-law to Mark Rubin. She was the caring grandmother to Catalina...

Wilbur Bender
Wilbur Bender

Wilbur Bender (Babe) passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at the age of 95 on April 27, 2021. Wil was the son of Jack and Virginia Bender. He is survived by his cherished wife...

Jeffrey H. Pass
Jeffrey H. Pass

Jeffrey H. Pass Jeff was born February 28, 1943, in St. Louis, MO and passed away on April 30, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Judy, his wonderful children, Randy (Kristin) Pass...

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