In Memory Of…

CYNTHIA L. “CINDI” BARON, died November 30, 2008. Wife of Alan J. Baron; mother of Joshua J. Baron; daughter of George and Patricia Wagner; sister of Lisa (Harold) Schnedler; daughter-in-law of Richard and Jan Baron; sister-in-law of Teri (Mike) Rosenblum, Ron (Gayla) Baron and Lori Baron. Contributions to the Retina Research Foundation, Attn: Kelly McKittrick, 1600 S. Brentwood, Suite 800, St. Louis, Mo. 63144 or to the St. Louis Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 200 S. Hanley Road, Suite 1070, St. Louis, Mo. 63105. Berger Memorial

SANDY J. SHAPIRO BENEDICK, died December 1, 2008. Wife of Frank Benedick; mother of Bob (Lela) Sandmel, Brad (Mary) Sandmel, Allen (Trish) Benedick, Robin (Bob Levenson) Benedick of Hollywood, Fla., Joy (Rob) Millner; sister of Dr. Herbert (Lana) Shapiro and Tim (Harriet) Shapiro; grandmother of Bryan, Jennifer (Galen), Devon, Michael, Jacob, Jessica, Ryan, Haley and Eric; great-grandmother of Ashley and Lexi; former wife of Jerry Sandmel; best friend of Casey and Chloe. Contributions to the Humane Society or the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society. Berger Memorial

ESFIR BEREZINA, died December 4, 2008. Wife of Yuliy Berezin; mother of Oleg (Olga) Berezin, Mikhail (Tatiana) Berezin and Yelema (Arkadiy) Boychenko; grandmother of Sophia and Anna Berezina, Rita and Emily Boychenko. Berger Memorial

IRVING CHUDACOFF, died November 29, 2008. Widower of Mildred Chudacoff; father of Howard (Nancy) Chudacoff of Providence, R.I., Barbara (Dan Smiddy) Raznick and Rick (Katy) Chudacoff of Franklin, Tenn.; grandfather of Jason (Heather) Raznick and Jennifer (Kent) Thaler, Sasha Chudacoff and Sophia Chudacoff; great-grandfather of 4. Contributions to the Saul Brodsky Jewish Community Library. Berger Memorial

DWIGHT GOLD, died November 30, 2008. Husband of Gertrude Fogel Gold for 61 years; father of Marsha (David) Schuman; grandfather of Lisa (Scott) Arnold and Renee (Darren) Grodsky; great-grandfather of Noah and Shaine Arnold; brother of the late Jack (the late Mollie) Gold, the late Charles (the late Kay) Gold and the late Sidney Gold; brother-in-law of the late Nathan Fogel. Contributions to NA’AMAT USA, Chapter 2. Berger Memorial

DWIGHT GOLD, died November 30, 2008. Widower of Lydia Gold; father of Sharren (Stanley) Wolfman; grandfather of Eric Wolfman. Berger Memorial

SAMUEL ALEXANDER GOLDBLATT, died November 29, 2008. Husband of Gloria Rudman Goldblatt for 57 years; father of Lewis Steven Goldblatt; brother of Stanley (the late Katherine) Goldblatt; brother-in-law of Stephen Rudman; grandfather of Jennifer (Joel) Molinoff, Samantha Goldblatt and Julia Goldblatt; great-grandfather of Charlotte Kate Molinoff and Theo Samuel Molinoff. Contributions to the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry, 10950 Schuetz Road, St. Louis, Mo 63146. Rindskopf-Roth

LAURA LEE SCISSORS, died December 4, 2008. Widow of Jerome M. “Jerry” Scissors; mother of Donna Nieto, Richard (Barbara) Scissors, Kenneth (Colleen) Scissors, Carla Scissors (Marshall) Cohen and Cathy Scissors (Kelly) Collins; grandmother of Viento Nieto, Rebecca and Benjamin Scissors, Sophie and Trudy Rose Cohen and Grace Collins; sister of the late Sylvia Cutter. Contributions to the Lift for Life Academy and Gym, 1731 S. Broadway, St. Louis, Mo 63104. Rindskopf-Roth

BESS SHANKER (nee Frager), died December 3, 2008. Widow of Mayer Shanker; sister of Ida (the late William) Seltzer, the late Esther (the late Joseph) Robinson and the late Joseph (the late Gertrude) Frager. Contributions to Nusach Hari B’nai Zion or to the Alzheimer’s Association. Berger Memorial

ELVIN M. SILVERMAN, died November 26, 2008. Husband of Frances Silverman for 61 years; father of Leslee Small, Jim (Pam) Silverman, Jay (Bonnie) Silverman and John (Nancy) Silverman; grandfather of Jeff (Abbey) Small, Michael (Lisa) Small, Adam (Michala) Silverman, Courtney (Erik) Romsa, Jacob Silverman, Sam Silverman, Hannah Silverman and Olivia Silverman; great-grandfather of Sabrina Small, Riley and William Small, Max Silverman and Layton Romsa; son of the late Max and the late Betty Silverman; brother of the late Norma Weintraub. Contributions to the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry or to a charity of your choice. Berger Memorial

EDITH EVELYN “EDIE” SOLOMON, died November 29, 2008 at age 91. Widow of Murray M. Solomon; mother of Susan (David) Scribner; sister of William Kopelman of Longmeadow, Mass., aunt of Elizabeth Kopelman Kolodzinski of New Jersey. Originally from western Massachusetts, Edie and her husband moved to St. Louis in 1998. Contributions to the Gloria and Rubin Feldman Aish Hatorah West Center, 457 Woods Mill Road., Chesterfield, Mo., 63017 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 9374 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. 63132. Berger Memorial

LARRY LYNN WOLFGANG, died December 2, 2008. Wife of Steven Wolfgang; mother of Nicki (David) Gatto; sister of Pete Sharp and Tracy Sharp; daughter-in-law of Dotty and Ray Wolfgang. Larry was a long-time resident of the St. Louis area, who relocated to Virginia four years ago. She enjoyed her 20 year career in education, working as a teacher and social worker. Larri found great joy and fulfillment from working with children and helping others. Contributions preferred to the Humane Society of St. Louis, 1201 Macklind, St. Louis, Mo 63110. Berger Memorial