In Memory Of..

ARTHUR BLATT, died October 12, 2009. Husband of Maxine Blatt; father of Dr. Stephan Blatt, Jacqueline (David) Benedick and Karen Yuskaitis; grandfather of the late Dustin Terwilliger, Shawn (Paula) Yuskaitis and Corey Yuskaitis; great-grandfather of Sebastian Arthur Yuskaitis; brother of the late Fred (the late Ida) Blatt. Mr. Blatt was a member and past commander of the Jewish War Veterans, Post 346, and a member of the Ben Franklin 642 A.F.A.M. and the Scottish Rite. Contributions to the American Parkinson Disease Association, St. Louis Chapter, Campus Box 8111, 660 South Euclid Ave., St. Louis, 63110. Berger Memorial

BRUCE A. BERGER, died October 13, 2009. Husband of Sara Berger; father of Marilyn Krinsky and Richard (Shelley Kick) Berger; brother of the late Malcolm (the late Ruby) Berger; brother-in-law of Leo (the late Audrey) Birenbaum. Contributions to a charity of your choice. Berger Memorial

MANYA HOROWITZ, died October 5, 2009. Widow of Leo Horowitz; mother of Francine (Joel) Schraier; grandmother of Amy Schraier Lerman (Marshall) and Wendy Schraier Olt (Jason); great-grandmother of Lyla Lerman; sister of Regina (Joe) Weissbrot. Contributions to the Jewish Community Center of St. Louis. Berger Memorial

STUART M. KAMINSKY, Ph.D., died October 9, 2009. Husband of Enid Perll; father of Peter (Rie) Kaminsky of Naperville, Ill., Toby (Peggy) Kaminsky of Miami, Fl., Lucy Kaminsky of Denver, Colo., and Natasha Kaminsky of Tallahassee, Fl.; grandfather of Molly and Nicholas Stuart Kaminsky and Chloe Kaminsky; son of Dorothy and the late Leo Kaminsky, brother of Sara (Steve) Rashkow of Aurora, Ill. Contributions to the United Negro College Fund, Barnes-Jewish Hospice, Shaare Zedek Congregation, or Temple Beth Sholom, 1050 South Tuttle Ave., Sarasota, Fla. 34237-8199. Berger Memorial

MARVIN W. KASNETZ, died October 13, 2009. Husband of Elinore “Jackie” Kasnetz; father of Madalyn (Russ) Payne, Carla (Tom) Ross and Andrew Kasnetz; grandfather of Lindsay and Ethan Payne, Brian and Michael Ross and Zachary and Alex Kasnetz; brother of Bernard (Minerva) Kasnetz and Beverly (the late Herbert) Wagner; brother-in-law of Mildred (the late Jacob) Plax. Contributions to the charity of your choice. Berger Memorial

SEDELLE KATZ (NEE LIEBERMAN), died October 12, 2009. Widow of Leonard M. Katz of St. Louis; daughter of the late Frank and Esther Lieberman of St. Louis; mother of Steven Katz (Constance Barsky) of Granville, Ohio, and Daniel (Elaine) Katz of South Orange, New Jersey; grandmother of the late Ben Katz and Gabriel Katz of Brooklyn, NY; sister of Norton (Ann) Lieberman, the late Stanley (Evelyn) Lieberman, and Joyce (Albert) Weltman, all of St. Louis; sister-in-law of Berl (Joan) Katz, also of St. Louis. Sedelle was born August 30, 1923 and grew up in University City. She graduated from University City High School and Washington University with a degree in Social Work in 1944. Sedelle was a devoted full-time mother and later became a volunteer for Suicide Prevention. In 1979 she co-authored a pioneering textbook with Mary Ann Mazur, M.D., “Understanding the Rape Victim. ” She attended graduate school at Maryville University earning her master’s degree in sociology. Contributions to the Mental Health Association in NJ, 88 Pompton Ave., Verona, NJ 07044; JESPY House Inc., 102 Prospect St., South Orange, NJ 07079; Rainbow Village, 1240 Dautel Lane, St. Louis, Mo 63146; Washington University, St. Louis, 63130 or Denison University, Granville, Ohio 43023. Berger Memorial

GERALD C. SCHNEIDER, died October 9, 2009. Husband of Nell McGonagill Schneider; father of Andrew Schneider and Jennifer (Kevin) Siervo; grandfather of Nicholas, Christopher, Jessica and Joseph Siervo; brother of Elaine (the late Kenneth) Hutkins; brother-in-law of Bob (Cynthia) McGonagill, Lloyd (Faye) McGonagill and Jeannie (John) Malone; uncle of Stephen, Robert and Mark Hutkins, Joe and Brian McGonagill, Jason and David McGonagill and Robyn Meredith, Allison and Cameron Malone. Mr. Schneider’s loves in life were his family, friends, golf, bridge and the race track. Contributions to Emmaus Homes Development Office, 2200 W. Randolph St., St. Charles, 63301-0896. Berger Memorial

PHILIP SMITH, died October 13, 2009. Husband of Geraldine “Gerry” Smith; father of Cheryl (Lewis D.) Levey. David A. Smith and Dr. Steven M. Smith of College Station, Tx., grandfather of Jonathan Levey, Marcy (Brian) Tivol and Joshua (Dr. Gretchen) Levey, Erica (Jason Hofstein) Spitzberg-Hofstein and Aaron Spitzberg-Smith, Noah Smith and Dara (Christopher Worthington) Smith; great-grandfather of Violet Tivol, Maxwell Levey, Emily and Ellie Spitzberg-Hofstein; brother of Betty Rose (the late Gerald) Greenberg and Linda Smith. Phil was a veteran of World War II. He was the longtime Director of Health and Physical Education at the JCCA, a beloved teacher, coach and mentor to many. Contributions to the Phil Smith Aquatic Fund at the JCC, #2 Millstone Campus Drive, St. Louis, 63146. Berger Memorial