Obituary

Anne Radinsky Sharin

Anne Radinsky Sharin

October 15, 1913–October 13, 2014 Anne Radinsky Sharin, born Oct. 15, 1913, daughter of Benjamin and Celia Radinsky, passed peacefully on Oct. 13, 2014 in Annapolis, Md. She would have turned 101 years on Oct. 15. Anne was born in the Ukraine and arrived in Seattle at the age of 3. She was pre-deceased by(…)

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Marian Lyle Rivkin Zak

Marian Lyle Rivkin Zak

October 8, 1925–September 17, 2014 Marian Lyle Rivkin Zak, age 88, of Mercer Island, passed away peacefully in her sleep on September 17, 2014. She was born on October 8, 1925 to William Herbert Rivkin and Minnie Sentner of Seattle. Marian was the oldest of four siblings who all grew up in Seattle and attended(…)

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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(…)

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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(…)

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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(…)

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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(…)

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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(…)

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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.  

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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(…)

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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(…)

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Betty Lucille Mossafer

Betty Lucille Mossafer

April 12, 1932–June 17, 2014 The best wife, mom, grandmother, and great-grandmother ever, Betty Lucille Mossafer, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 17 at her home surrounded by those who loved her deeply. Born April 12, 1932 in Montana to Adelaide and Richard Jones, she is survived by her husband Albert Nessim Mossafer, her sister Jean(…)

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Robert Paul Zimmerman

Robert Paul Zimmerman

January 8, 1936–June 14, 2014 Bob Zimmerman, 78, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 14. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Rebecca; son Michael Zimmerman and wife Elizabeth, and grandsons Bauer and Grant of Sammamish, Wash.; daughter Esther and husband Rabbi Yosef Malka, and grandsons Yehudah, Yonah Mordechai, Raziel Yitzchak, and Moshe David(…)

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Irving Zimmer

Irving Zimmer

Irving Zimmer passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 13, 2014. He will be deeply missed by his family — daughters Karen Zimmer and Kathy (Ray) Cafarelli, and granddaughters Celina and Marlo Cafarelli. He was predeceased by his devoted wife of 56 years, Rose Romano Zimmer, who he met at a Jewish Community Center(…)

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Sadie Alexander

Sadie Alexander

September 13, 1913–April 4, 2014 Sadie Alexander was born in Newark on September 13, 1913 and died April 4, 2014 in Seattle. She was the youngest of the four children of Fradel and Elazar Levy, trilingual immigrants who spoke Polish, Yiddish, and then English. In 1934 Sadie married Harry Alexander, a shoe worker. In the(…)

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Abraham Morris

Abraham Morris

December 30, 1925– January 17, 2014 Abraham (Abe) Morris, 88, beloved husband, father, brother, grandpa, passed away on Friday, January 17, at his home in Walnut Creek, Calif. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Rozelle (Fine), sister Irene Massarsky, three children, Marlene (Paul), Ronald (Shelley), and Sharon (Ted), and four grandchildren: Isabel,(…)

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