In Memory Of…

MARGARET BOGLER, died peacefully in North Beach, Md. on Dec. 18, 2009. Widow of loving husband Irving Bogler; mother of Ruth (Ron) Rondberg of Chesapeake Beach, Md., Judy (Ted) Fisher of Columbus, Ohio; grandmother of Lara (Gordon) Terrell, Abra (Todd) Goldman, Evan (Erica) Fisher; great-grandmother of five. She will be sorely missed.

RUTH BORNSTEIN, died Jan. 8, 2010. Beloved daughter of the late Joseph and the late Hilda Bornstein; dear sister of Myer Bornstein, the late Louise Horwitz and the late Harriet Bornstein. Berger Memorial

SAM M. COHEN, died Jan. 5, 2010. Beloved husband of Ethel Wolff Cohen; dear father of Andrea Lee (Jim) Danhauer and Pamela Sue Burdt (Rick Struble); loving grandfather of Tracie, Michelle, Scott and Russell; great-grandfather of Matthew and Gianna; dear brother of Helen Siegel (the late Jimmie) Novack, Sidney N. (the late Dorothy) Wolff, the late Sarah (Barney) Rudman, Ida (Ben) Recht, Harry (Rose Schwartz) Cohen; dear uncle great uncle, cousin and friend. Sam was a WWII Veteran, having served in the Third Armored Division for four and a half years in Germany, France and Belgium. He volunteered at Lambert Field U.S.O. for 10 years, was an avid bowler and a member of the Jewish War Veterans Post 346 for over 40 years. Contributions to the American Diabetes Association or a charity of donor’s choice. Rindskopf-Roth

GERALD S. FEIT, D.D.S., died Jan. 9, 2010. Beloved widower of Viola Feit; dear father of Dr. Robert (Debi) Feit, Susan (Dr. Neil) Friedman of Chicago, Ill. and Dr. Steven (Marcia) Feit; dear grandfather of Adam (Stacy) Feit, Ryan and Julie Feit, Andrew and Kari Friedman, Michelle, Jeremy and Stephanie Feit; dear brother of Shirley (the late Leonard) Baris; dear brother-in-law of Dr. Aaron (Bonnie) Bernstein; friend of Marsha Kriesman. Contributions to charity of choice. Berger Memorial

STEVEN JAY FINKEL, the light and love of my life, left this world early on the morning of Jan. 4, 2010. He was the kindest, smartest, funniest, most generous, honorable and loving man. His heart ached at the thought that he wouldn’t be able to see his fabulous daughter Tylar grow into adulthood. The sadness and loss is so deeply felt by his adoring sisters, Diane and Terri; his nephew, Marc; brother, Sunil; their spouses, and all other family, whether by birth or chosen. His girls, Sadie, Lily and Ruby, are devastated. I loved you so much and am not ready to let you go, my dear sweet husband, soul mate, friend. My heart is broken–Tracy. The big fun celebration of Steven’s life will begin at 5 p.m., Jan. 14, at the Murat, 502 N. New Jersey Street in Indianapolis. The second big fun celebration will begin at 5:00 p.m., January 21, at the Pageant Theatre, 6161 Delmar Boulevard in St. Louis. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lance Armstrong Foundation, Attn: Colleen O’Farrell, 2201 E. 6th St., Austin, TX 78702 or online at Offer online condolences at

RUTH ELEANOR RODENBERG GOLDBERG, died Jan. 1, 2010. Devoted wife for 69 years of Norman Goldberg; beloved mother of Marcia Lee (Warren) Goldberg and the late Marc E. Goldberg; loving grandmother of Marnie Claunch; dear great-grandmother of Marina Claunch; beloved sister of the late Sidney D. (Delores) Rodenberg; dear sister-in-law of Bernard A. Goldberg and the late Eugene (Rose) Goldberg and Edith (Stanley) Young; dear aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to B’nai El Congregation. Rindskopf-Roth

JOHNANNA HERSHKOWITZ, died Jan. 5, 2010. Beloved mother of Elisabeth (Paul) Hershkowitz. Cherished grandmother of Anthony Curtis, Gina and Christina Molinaro, David Goldstein and Shoshana (Karl) Boenker. Dear sister of Karl Heinz. She was Omi to too many to mention. She enjoyed her time volunteering at the Covenant House and will be missed by many. Memorial donations are requested to the Cancer Society.

TOBIE LIEBERMAN, died Jan. 3, 2010; beloved widow of Daniel M. Lieberman; dear mother of the late Lawrence Lieberman, Adrienne (Dr. Mohammed Alam) Lieberman of Shreveport, La. and Sheree Carter; dear sister of the late Dena (late Max) Lipschitz; dear sister-in-law of Sylvia Levinson; dear aunt, cousin and friend to many. Contributions to charity of donor’s choice. Berger Memorial

SABINA LORBERBAUM, died Jan. 5, 2010. Beloved widow of Jacob Lorberbaum; dear mother of Saralyn (Allen) Deadmond; dear sister of the late Ella (late George) Stone and late Pearl (late Jack) Morton; dear grandmother of Todd Lorberbaum and Jeffrey Spector; dear aunt of Stanley (Francine) Stone. Contributions to American Diabetes Association of St. Louis or American Heart Association. Berger Memorial

GERTRUDE “TRUDY” PALEY, died Jan. 2, 2010. Beloved widow of Richard H. Paley; dear mother of Phillip (Mary Anne) Paley, Deborah (Ron) Kovich and Susan (Lonnie) Grosman; loving grandmother of “Mimi” of Jennifer (Adam) Scheinberg, Julie and David Paley, Jackie (Brian) Solway, Rachel Kovich, Andrew and Adam Grosman; beloved great-grandmother of Jillian Scheinberg; dear sister of Melvin (Esther) Klearman; beloved sister-in-law of the late Frank (Gloria) Paley. Dear aunt, cousin and friend. Mrs. Paley was a docent with the St. Louis Art Museum for over 30 years. Contributions to the Susan G. Komen – St. Louis Affiliate, P.O. Box 790129, Dept. SK, St. Louis, 63179. Rindskopf-Roth

ROBERT F. SILVER, died Jan. 2, 2010. Partner for 38 years of Fran Silver; beloved father of Hilary (Brendon Pardington) Silver of Denver, Colo. and Marc (James Rose) Silver of Philadelphia, Penn.; dear grandfather of Benjamin Pardington; dear brother of Suzie (Steve) Maybaum of Short Hills, N.J.; dear uncle, cousin and friend. Contributions to donor’s charity of choice. Berger Memorial

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