Obituaries: Week of Aug. 11, 2010

Ethelmae “Mimi” Berwitz, died August 2, 2010. Widow of Robert J. Berwitz; dear mother of Scott Berwitz and Constance (Michael) Cadelli; beloved grandmother of Andrew (Amanda) and Ryann Cadelli; sister of Wesley (Helen) Siegel; sister-in-law, aunt and cousin. Mimi was a long-time antique dealer.

Ida Chapnick, died August 1, 2010. Beloved wife of Meyer Chapnick; dear mother of the, Jerrold Chapnick, Barbara (Michael) Kaplan and David (Linda) Chapnick and the late Melvin Chapnick; dear sister of the late Sylvia Ash; dear grandmother of seven. Berger Memorial

Michael Kornblum, died July 31, 2010. Beloved husband of Monica Williams Kornblum; dear father of Hannah and Abigail Kornblum; dear son of Ronald and Joyce Kornblum; dear brother of Steven (Susan) Kornblum and Renita (Morton) Goldstein; dear son-in-law of Susan and the late James Williams; dear brother-in-law of James Williams and Katherine Williams; our dear nephew, uncle, cousin and friend. Mr. Kornblum was a volunteer with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. Contributions to Legal Services of Eastern Missouri,  Congregation B’nai Amoona Education Fund or The Humane Society. Berger Memorial

Helen Novack, died August 5, 2010. Beloved widow of Morris Novack; dear mother of Harvey (Renee) Novack, Sheldon (Roberta) Novack and Mark (Nancy) Novack; dear grandmother of Brian (Deborah) Novack, Brett Novack, Michael Scott (Meghan) Novack, Alison Novack, Michael David Novack, Libby Novack and Steven Novack; dear great-grandmother of Joshua, Benjamin and Kaia Novack; dear sister of Celia (the late Morris) Mathless, the late Frank (the late Rose) Reznick and the late Ben (the late Mabel) Reznick; our dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to a charity of your choice. Berger Memorial

Pearl Waldman Oppenheim, died August 4, 2010. Beloved widow of Lester Bud Oppenheim; dear mother of Morry (Angela) Oppenheim, Rita (Ted) Pozniakoff, Sheldon Oppenheim, Frank (Sherri) Oppenheim and Helen (Jonas) Steiner; dear grandmother of Jerome, Katherine and Alan Oppenheim, Casey and Jessica Oppenheim, Ashley (Travis) Turner, Chelsea and Hannah Oppenheim and Sara, Aaron and Michael Steiner; dear friend and caregiver Kathleen Egan. Our dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to Hebrew Health Care, #1 Abrahms Blvd., W. Hartford, Ct. 06117. Berger Memorial

Samuel Rosenbloom, died August 4, 2010. Beloved husband of Annabel for 67 years; father of Jon and Ray; grandfather of Liana; brother of Marvin Rich, the late Harry Rosenbloom, the late Bertie Passanante and the late Rosie Freedman; brother-in-law of Helen Drazen; loving son of Lena and Jacob Rosenbloom and of Alex Rich. Mr. Rosenbloom was President of Nelson & Warren Consulting Actuaries, a volunteer math tutor at Forest Park Community College, a Scout Troup leader and he assisted B’nai Amoona with financial guidance. Well into his 80s, he took courses in history and physics. He was especially admired for his deep devotion to Annie and their extended famly and his integrity, modesty and generous spirit. Contributions to the Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis. Berger Memorial

Doreen Rosler Zellinger, died August 3, 2010. Beloved widow of Samuel Rosler; dear mother of Joseph F. Rosler; dear sister of the late Allan (Miriam (“Mimi”) Zellinger; dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to a charity of your choice. Berger Memorial