Obituaries: Week of May 12, 2010

Ruth Bialson, died May 6, 2010 at the age of 96. Beloved widow of Raymond H. Bialson and Morton Sicher; dear sister of Edward (the late Gloria) Hirsch, William (Nancy) Hirsch, Ethel (the late Sheldon) Shapiro and the late Adeline (Harry) Greenberg and Dorothy (Samuel) Wolin; beloved daughter of the late Louis and Rose Hirsch; our dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to the charity of the donor’s choice. Rindskopf-Roth

Patricia Routman Eder, died May 4, 2010. Beloved widow of Ray Eder; dear mother of Goldie Eder of Cambridge Mass., Andrew (Barbara) Eder of Southport, Conn., the late James (Patricia) Eder of Lenox, Mass., and Elliot (Nancy) Eder of Vienna, Va.; dear sister of the late Beatrice (the late David) Berman and Millard Routman of Chicago, Ill.; dear grandmother of Samuel, Nicolas, Mackin, Emily, Eliza, Jacob and Clara Eder; dear sister-in-law of Bernard (Shirley) Eder; our dear aunt, cousin and friend. A graduate of Washington University, Mrs. Eder was active in the NCJW and The Miriam Foundation and was an arts, education and music enthusiast. Contributions to a charity of the donor’s choice. Berger Memorial

Marilyn Glick Green, died May 4, 2010 at age 80. Beloved wife of Dr. Maurice Green; dear mother of Dr. Michael Green (Dr. Maria Zapp), Dr. Wendy Green Lee (Dr. Thomas Lee), and Dr. Eric Green (Dr. Gabriela Adelt Green); dear grandmother of Jessica Lee, Alexandra Lee, Austin Lee, Joshua Green, and Abigail Green; dear aunt, cousin and friend. Born August 3, 1929 in Brooklyn, N.Y., and following short stays in Madison, Wisc., and Philadelphia, Penn., she lived in St. Louis, Mo., since 1957. Loved by her family and friends alike, she lived a full and spirited life dedicated to the constant care of and adoration for her family and friends. Contributions to ‘Tribute Gift in Memory of Marilyn Green’ at the Saint Louis Zoo (314-646-4771 or online at

Joseph A. Lott, died May 5, 2010. Honorable Municipal Judge in the City of Charlack; beloved husband of Terri Lott; dear father of H. Chad Lott, Jay (Beth) Lott and Keith Weiss; dear brother of Dolores (Melvin) Heller and the late Phyllis (the late Irvin) Rudman; brother-in-law of Inez (Steve) Epstein; dear friend of Jo Knibb; dear uncle and cousin. Contributions to Life Skills Foundation, 10176 Corporate Square Dr., Suite 100; St. Louis, MO 63132 or to the Stray Rescue of St. Louis, 1463 S. 18th Street; St. Louis, MO 63104. Berger Memorial

Maurice Myers, died April 30, 2010. Dear father of Philip (Linda) Myers and Michael (Eloise) Myers; dear brother of Louis (Evelyn) Myers, Allen (Jeanette) Myers and the late Stanley (Vera) Myers; dear grandfather of Joyce Myers, Jackie (Mike) Biang and Jamie Myers; dear great-grandfather of Joy Biang and Caleb Biang. Contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 9374 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132. Berger Memorial

Corinne Reif, died May 7, 2010. Beloved widow of Irwin Reif; dear mother of Maxwell (Barbara) Reif and Fred (Ann) Reif; loving grandmother of Aimee (Matt) Goben, Melissa (Tim) Krieger, Allison (Justin) Reppy, Alex Reif, Victor Andersen and the late Jessica Reif; dear great-grandmother of Emily, Hannah, Tess, Caroline, Eli and Gwen. Beloved sister of Dr. Isaac (Anna) Kahn and the late Harriet (Avery) Hiken; dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend. For many years, Mrs. Reif was the head librarian and “grand dame” of the Mid-County Branch of the St. Louis County Library. Contributions to the Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA, 01923. Rindskopf-Roth

Louis “Bob” Schultz, died May 2, 2010 at the age of 82. Beloved husband of Mary Schultz (nee Grimes); loving son of the late Max and Sadie Schultz; dear father of Craig (Sandy) Schultz, Sandy (Peter) Cowhey, and Donna (the late Patrick) Hanley; dear grandfather of Debbie Schultz, Jennifer (Doug) Patchin, Matthew, Casey Marie, and Timothy Cowhey, Kayla, Connor, Chris and Eric Hanley; brother-in-law of Florence (Jerry) Webb, James (Joan) Grimes, and Betty (Walter) Boehn; uncle and great-uncle of the Grimes, Joerding, Webb, and Boehn families and special uncle of the late James Grimes, Jr.; cousin and friend. Contributions to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 77 West Port Plaza, Suite 101, St. Louis, MO 63146 or to the Brain Injury Association of Missouri, 10270 Page Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63132. Rindskopf-Roth

Rose Siegel, died April 30, 2010. Beloved widow of Dan Siegel; dear mother of the late Robert (Faye) Siegel, Dr. Douglas Siegel (Bettina Steller) of Wayland, Mass. and Patti (Dr. Bruce) Garber; dear mother-in-law of the late Hiltrud Siegel; dear grandmother of Lara (Josh) Zelman and Marc Siegel, Ben Siegel, Eric Garber and Leslie (Andy) Schainker; dear sister of Ruth (the late Norman) Hack and William (Ceci) Stone, late Dorothy (the late Joseph) Sklar, late Ralph (Roz) Stone, the late Margaret (the late Harold) Getz, the late Ethel (the late Irving) Gordon, late Sylvia Ellman and the late Ted (Ileane) Stone; dear sister-in-law of Ellen (late Elliott) Wallach and late Stanley (Bert) Siegel; our dear aunt, cousin and friend. Contributions to the Robert J. Siegel Youth Program Fund-Congregation Shaare Emeth. Berger Memorial

Jerry B. Spitzer, died May 2, 2010. Beloved husband of Daisy B. Spitzer; dear father of Catherine Spitzer (Jerome) Gidlow, Thomas T. Spitzer, Randall (Paula) Scherck, Laura S. (Robert) Fizek and Roger (Julie) Scherck; dear brother of Dr. Robert (Becky) Spitzer and the late Lucille (Robert) Hurwitz; our dear grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend. Contributions to the Jerry and Daisy Spitzer Hadassah Hospital Fund, c/o Hadassah, 50 W. 58th Street, New York, NY 10019, Attention: Ilana Bercuson. Berger Memorial

Leonard Zvibleman, died May 6, 2010. Beloved widower of Elma Zvibleman; dear father of Deann J. (Michael H.) Rubin and Jana R. (Bruce Marbin) Zvibleman; dear brother of the late Marvin Zvibleman, the late Eddie Zvibleman, Harry L. (Marcella) Zvibleman and Lucille (Harry) Midows; dear grandfather of Devora M. Marbin and Seth J. (Jyothi) Marbin; dear great-grandfather of Kaia Nagraj Marbin and Jahin Nagraj Marbin; dear uncle, cousin and friend. Mr. Zvibleman was a World War II veteran and a former volunteer firefighter. Contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 9374 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, Mo 63132 or to the American Parkinson Disease Association, Campus Box 8111, 660 South Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110. Berger Memorial