Obituaries: Week of Sept. 29, 2010

Sylvia A. Baker, died September 21, 2010. Beloved widow of Douglas Baker and Abraham Alpert; dear mother of Carol Raimer and Barbara (Glenn) Stelmar; loving grandmother of Mark Raimer, Michele (Brian) Marvucic, Sean (Monica) Kelley, Brandon Kelley and Zach Mroczkowski; dear great-grandmother of Jack and Ava Marie Kelley, Angela Kelley and Wyatt Brown; beloved sister of Rochelle (Lester) Goldberg and the late Adeline (Fred) Alpert and Sidney (Pauline) Rimel; dear sister-in-law of Mary (the late Joe) Griffith; our dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff and nurses at West County Care Center and St. John’s Mercy Hospice for their wonderful care and compassion. Rindskopf-Roth

Frieda “Fritzie” Balk, died September 26, 2010. Beloved widow of Reuben Balk; dear mother of Steve (Rhonda), Brad (Holly) and Marshall (Leslie) Balk; loving grandmother of Brandon, Christopher, Zachary, Tyler, Amanda and Michael Balk; dear daughter of the late Max & Ann Ferschtman; beloved sister of Gloria (Harold) Abramson and Jake (Ada) Balk; our dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and a great friend to many. She will be deeply missed. Contributions to St. John’s Mercy Hospice, 314-251-6213 or to a charity of your choice. Rindskopf-Roth

Viola Hoffman Beckerman, died September 19, 2010. Beloved widow of David Beckerman; dear mother of Dr. Marvin (Muriel) Beckerman, Rita Beckerman and Carole (Zachary) Mann; dear grandmother of Lori (Stephen) Raskin and Staci Falk, Amy (Eric) Wallerstein and Erica (Stuart) Abowitz, Jennifer (Joshua) Bortnick and Stephanie (Dr. Derek) Larson; dear great-grandmother of Brandon and Ashley Raskin, Seth, Ethan and Talia Wallerstein, Gabrielle, Jacob and Evan Abowitz and Benjamin Bortnick; dear sister of Reva (Harry) Shank, the late Sarah (the late Mack) Rosenfeld, the late Ethel (the late Nathan) Kanter, the late Rose (the late Hyman) Gillerman and the late Alice (the late Marvin) Rubin; dear sister-in-law of the late Ruby (the late Ben) Koslow, the late Isadore Beckerman, the late Lena (the late Jack) Chervitz and the late Harry (Selma) Beckerman; our dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend. The family is grateful for the compassionate care provided by Delmar Gardens West. Contributions to the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry or the charity of your choice. Berger Memorial

Goldie Diamond Dembo, died September 16, 2010 at the age of 82 in Chicago, Ill. Beloved wife for 58 years of Josef Dembo; mother of Harold (Lisa) Dembo and Dr. Philip (Linda) Dembo; loving Bubbe of Stacey, Leslee and Robbie Dembo, Elizabeth (Jeremy fiancé) and Justin Dembo; step-grandmother of Rachel, Adam and Jonathan (of blessed memory) Goldberg. Contributions to The Jonathan Goldberg Memorial Fund at Congregation Bnai Amoona, 324 South Mason Road, St. Louis, Mo 63141-8029.

NICOLE RAE INCROCCI, of Dyersburg Tenn, died September 15, 2010, age 15. Beloved daughter of Dana Aronson Incrocci (formerly of St. Louis) and Louis R. Incrocci; dear sister of Ryan Incrocci, and cherished granddaughter of Roslyn (Cookie) Feldman Meyer and John L. Meyer of St. Louis and Ralph and Georgianne Incrocci of Pittsburgh, Penn.; dear niece, cousin and friend. Nicole was a member of National Honor Society, a varsity high school cheerleader, active in Leadership Club and had planned to become a veterinarian. The family has set up the Nicole Incrocci Memorial Fund at the Dyer County Animal Shelter (Humane Society), 1120 East Court Street, Dyersburg, Tenn. 38024.

Eugene Koshner, died September 23, 2010 in Sarasota, Fla. Beloved husband of Evelyn Koshner; dear father of Andrew (Ruth) Koshner and Karen Koshner (Mark Starr); dear grandfather of Sarah Starr, Tali, Michal, Aaron, Elan and Shim Koshner; dear brother of Phyllis (Irving) Shanke and the late Robert (Fran) Koshner; dear brother-in-law of Joyce (Marty) Gorovsky; our dear uncle and cousin. Berger Memorial

June C. (nee Fleischmann) Ribstein, died September 20, 2010. Beloved wife of Herbert Ribstein and widow of Chester A. Lewis; dear mother of Sally Lewis (William) Burgett and Andrew A. (Elizabeth) Lewis; loving grandmother of Charles and Claire Burgett, Rebecca, Emily and Margaret Lewis; dear stepmother of Susan (Gerold) Nadler; beloved sister of Gloria (the late William) Ginsberg; dear sister-in-law of Evelyn (Joseph) Frankel, Monica Zucker, Stanley (the late Shirley) Lewis, Bertel and the late Harold Lewis; our dear aunt, cousin and friend. June had a beautiful singing voice, a lifelong love of music and dance and a career in fashion. The family wishes to express their gratitude to June’s loving caregiver, Wanda Fillmore. Contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 9374 Olive Blvd., Suite 101, St. Louis, Mo. 63132 or to the American Cancer Society, 4207 Lindell, St. Louis, Mo 63108. Rindskopf-Roth

Ella M. “Olly” Rosenberg, died September 21, 2010. Beloved widow of David A. Loiterstein and the late Louis Rosenberg; dear mother of Irwin (Sherre) Loiterstein, Ashley (Ann) Loiterstein, Howard (Phyllis) Loiterstein, Penny (Jeff) Goldenhersh and Nancy (Morrie) Mayer; dear grandmother of David Loiterstein, Paul (Denise) Loiterstein, Daniel (Lara) Loiterstein, Andrew (Karen) Loiterstein, Jason Loiterstein, Debra (Ray) Farnell, Josh (Sarah) Goldenhersh, Benjamin Goldenhersh, Jonathan Goldenhersh, Rikki (Jeorge) Franklin and Harrison (Ada) Mayer; dear great-grandmother of 15; dear sister of the late Pearl (the late Alfred) Altman, the late Mushie (the late Barbara) Baker, the late Ben (the late Kate) Baker and the late Simon (the late Athena) Baker; dear sister-in-law of the late Milly Rosenberg, the late Sara (the late Sol) Lyss, the late Betty (the late Izzy) Rosen, Frances (the late Lou) Cohen, Marsha (Ben) Zuke and the late Sidney (Janet) Looiterstein; dear aunt and great-aunt. Contributions preferred to the charity of your choice. Berger Memorial

Rosalind (nee Cook) Salniker, died September 3, 2010. Born February 13, 1922; beloved wife of Harry Salniker and widow of Stanley R. Schuchat; loving mother of Bill (Marjorie) Schuchat, Dee Schuchat, Lanie (Steve) Kodner, and Stanley R. (Pam) Schuchat, Jr.; grandmother of Joe (Holly) Kodner, Tracy Kodner and Nate Hessling; great-grandmother of Emi Kodner; loving sister of Jim (Jean) Cook; dear aunt (Daniel Cook, Rosalind Cook and Nancy (Paul) Fox), stepmother of Paul Salniker and Amy Theusch; great-aunt, cousin and friend. Rosalind still had her girlish smile in 2006 when her memory faded. She gave all of us permission to be happy. Contributions to the Jewish Family and Children’s Service, 10950 Schuetz Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63146 or a charity of one’s choice. Berger Memorial

Thelma Lee “Tiby” Stone, died September 22, 2010. Beloved wife of Sidney A. Stone; dear mother of Rabbi Raziel (Miriam) Stone of Brooklyn, N.J.; the late Reuven “Ricky” Stone and Rabbi Randall (Frada) Stone of West Orange, N.J.; dear grandmother of Chaya Sora and Shlomo Zanzil Stone, Rivka Chayta (Reuven) Brown, Bracha (Gedalya) Frankel, Moshe (Rivkie), Miriam, Yerucham Yaakov, Yocheved, Esther Chana and the late Shoshana Devora Stone; beloved daughter of the late Cantor Jacob and the late Rose Gowseiow. Contributions to Congregation B’nei Torah, 69 Woodland Ave., West Orange, N.J. 07052, Talmud Torah Siach Yitzchok, 1513 Central Avenue, Far Rockaway, N.Y.11691 or to the Cantor Jacob Gowseiow Music Enhancement Fund, Congregation B’nai Amoona, 324 South Mason Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63141. Berger Memorial