Lifecycles

Merle D. Cohn

Merle D. Cohn

February 9, 1919–August 16, 2014 Merle D. Cohn, 95, a longtime Mercer Island resident and prominent Seattle attorney, passed away on August 16, 2014, surrounded by his family. Raised in Seattle, Merle attended Garfield High School and the University of Washington, where he earned his BA in political science and his JD at the University of(…)

Read More...

Richard (Dick ) Galanti

Richard (Dick ) Galanti

April 21, 1927–August 4, 2014 Dick Galanti was born April 21, 1927 and passed away on August 4, 2014 at the age of 87. He was born to Matilda and Behor (Bill) Galanti of Seattle. He was preceded in death by his wife Jeanette and siblings Katherine Akrish and Albert Galanti. He is survived by(…)

Read More...

Jessica Katherine Manner

Jessica Katherine Manner

Jessica will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Temple B’nai Torah in Bellevue. Jessica is the daughter of Paul Manner and Denise Joffe of Mercer Island, and the sister of Karl and Matthew. Her grandparents are Phyllis Manner of New Rochelle, N.Y., the late George Manner, and the late Theodore and Gloria(…)

Read More...

Shayna Rose Wagner

Shayna Rose Wagner

Shayna will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on August 30, 2014, at Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation on Mercer Island. Shayna is the daughter of Ilyse and Greg Wagner and the sister of Risa and Bailey. Her grandparents are Pauline and Jack Reiter of Mercer Island, Naomi and Gerald Beane of Oxnard, Calif., and Alvena and Stephen(…)

Read More...

Gillian Aviva Simpson

Gillian Aviva Simpson

Gillian will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on Sept. 6, 2014, at Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation on Mercer Island. Gillian is the daughter of Amy Wasser of Bellevue and the late Chuck Simpson. She is the sister of Harry and Ariel. Her grandparents are Stephen and Barbara Wasser of Schenectady, NY, and the late Jean and(…)

Read More...

Taleah Dina Levin

Taleah Dina Levin

Taleah will celebrate her Bat Mitzvah on August 30, 2014 at Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation on Mercer Island. Taleah is the daughter of Craig and Sandra Levin, and big sister to Kayla and Ziva. Her grandparents are Gail and Bob Levin of Bellevue and Eva and Itshak Sarfati of Mercer Island. Taleah will enter 8th grade at Islander Middle(…)

Read More...

George Grashin

George Grashin

April 28, 1928–July 28, 2014 George Grashin, age 86, of Seattle, has passed away after a brave and courageous fight with cancer. He was born April 28, 1928 to Harry and Mary Grashin. George was one of four siblings, all of whom were raised in Seattle. He attended the University of Washington and earned a(…)

Read More...

Richard Max Foreman

Richard Max Foreman

April 20, 1933–August 13, 2014 Born in Los Angeles on April 20, 1933 to Francis and Milton Foreman, Richard Foreman died on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Richard, who also lived in Provo, Utah, moved to Seattle at age 16 and graduated from Queen Anne High School. He graduated from the University of Washington, where he(…)

Read More...

Marvin and Lore Coe

Marvin and Lore Coe

Marvin and Lore celebrated 60 years of marriage on July 11, 2014. They celebrated with a family Shabbat dinner at the home of Ronald and Barbara Coe, followed by services on Sat., July 12 at Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation with a Kiddush luncheon sponsored by their children, Greg Coe, Robert Coe and Nina Barnett. Marvin(…)

Read More...

Epstein-Lieberman

Epstein-Lieberman

Jessica Epstein and Chaya Lieberman will be married August 10, 2014, at Roswell River Landing in Roswell, Ga. Rabbi H. David Rose will officiate. Jessica is the daughter of Laurence and Valerie Epstein of Mercer Island. She graduated from Northwest Yeshiva High School on Mercer Island and American Jewish University in Los Angeles, and from(…)

Read More...

Edith Morgan

Edith Morgan

1920-2014 Edith Morgan, a resilient woman of glamour and warmth, died on July 20 at Mills-Peninsula Hospital in Burlingame after a brief illness. She was 93. The youngest of five children born to Rose and Bernard Herskovits in Szomotor, Czechoslovakia, Edith, like many of her generation, had her youth ripped away as the Nazis marched(…)

Read More...

Sidney Earle

November 15, 1924–July 6, 2014 Former Seattle resident Sidney Earle passed away in California; beloved husband of Rhona Earle for 66 years; father of Marci Dachman (Kenny), Barbara Earle and the late Steven Earle. Grandfather of seven and great-grandfather of five. Graveside services were held July 8 in Colma, Calif.  

Read More...

Lillian Helen Silver Radinsky

Lillian Helen Silver Radinsky

Lillian Radinsky passed away on July 7, 2014 surrounded by her family, in Seattle, at the age of 99-1/2. Lillian was born to Abe and Anna Silver in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. on January 5, 1915. She grew up in Chicago and lived in Florida, New York, Houston and Seattle. Lillian received a full scholarship to(…)

Read More...

Rhoda Sussman Lewis

Rhoda Sussman Lewis

Rhoda Sussman Lewis, 91, passed away at her home in Richland, Wash. on June 30, 2014. Her parents were Joseph and Minnie Sussman of Tacoma, Wash., where she grew up with her three siblings, Leslie, Beatrice, and Joanne. She attended the University of Washington where she studied journalism and was a member of Phi Sigma Sigma(…)

Read More...

Epstein-Lieberman

Epstein-Lieberman

Jessica Epstein and Chaya Lieberman will be married August 10, 2014, at Roswell River Landing in Roswell, Ga. Rabbi H. David Rose will officiate. Jessica is the daughter of Laurence and Valerie Epstein of Mercer Island. She graduated from Northwest Yeshiva High School on Mercer Island and American Jewish University in Los Angeles, and from(…)

Read More...