Gail Kushner

GAIL KUSHNER (nee Jampole), July 28, 2022, at age 86. Formerly of Tucson, AZ, Shorewood, WI and born in Brooklyn, NY.

Beloved wife of the late Gordon L. Goodman, to whom she was married for 32 years, and the late Arthur Kushner. Former spouse of Irwin “Phil” Kastin.  Dear mother and mother-in-law of Shelli Kastin & Ken Wilson, Meryl Kastin & former spouse Jim Flocchini, David & Mary Kastin, Philip & Tonya Kushner, and step-mother to Keith Kushner, Michael Kushner (z”l), Richard Kushner, Heidi & Paul Meyer and Kim & Jeff Lintner. Bubbie to Stephanie, Amy (z”l), Laura (Rob), Elliot, Sara, Adam, Cindy, Alena, Ben, Henry, Riley, A.J. (Delaney) and Jennifer. Great-grandmother to Jonathan. She was the youngest and last survivor of 10 siblings.  She leaves behind two dear sisters-in-law. Special aunt and friend to many.

She was a game show and word game aficionado and especially loved Jeopardy and Bananagrams. She was grateful for her caregiver of the past 2  1/2 years, Gloria Jean Brooks. Donations in Gail’s memory appreciated to the Crown Center for Senior Living in University City, MO, where Gail lived since 2016.

A Graveside service will be held Sunday, July 31, 4:00 PM at United Hebrew Cemetery, 7855 Canton Ave. University City, Missouri 63130.  Visit for more information.