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January 10, 2003 - Image 122

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-01-10

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EDWARD SOLOMON, 48, of Detroit,

LILLIAN STEINBERG, 91, of
Gaithersburg, Md., died Jan. 2, 2003.
She is survived by her husband, Dr.
Irwin H. Steinberg; son and daughter-
in-law, Dr. Louis and Elaine Steinberg
of Germantown, Md.; grandchildren,
James and Stacy Steinberg, Robert and
Martha Steinberg, David and Laura
Steinberg; great-grandchildren, Jason,
Jacob, Alyssa.
Contributions may be made to B'nai
B'rith Foundation, 6735 Telegraph
Road, suite 304, Bloomfield Township,
MI 48301. Services and interment at
Hebrew Memorial Park, Pinsker
Section. Arrangements by Hebrew
Memorial Chapel.

JEROME STASSON, 80, of West

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Jewish Federation's
YAD and Hillel of Metro
Detroit present
"Remembering Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr."
7 pm, Thurs, Jan 16
at Oak Park JCC.

Arrangements by Hebrew Memorial
Chapel.

died Jan. 1, 2003.
He is survived by his sisters and brother-
in-law, Deborah and Richard Gibbs of
Royal Oak, Beatrice Solomon of Royal
Oak; brother, Louis Solomon of
Gainsville, Fla.
Graveside services at Machpelah
Cemetery. Contributions may be made to
a charity of one's choice. Arrangements by
Dorfman Chapel.

Q: I was told by a funeral director that
transferring someone back from Florida
is very expensive. Could you give us an
idea how much it might cost?

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at Beth Moses Cemetery. Arrangements
by Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

Bloomfield, died Jan. 3, 2003. Mr.
Stasson was a musician, violinist, per-
former, teacher and conductor and
trained students who are now profes-
sionals all over the world.
He served in the 106th Infantry
Division, 59th Signal Battalion at
Normandy beachhead
during the World War
II. He and his unit lib-
erated the Buchenwald
concentration camp.
He received the Bronze
Star.
Mr. Stasson was a
graduate of Wayne State
University and held
Jerome Stasson
advanced degrees from
the University of
Michigan. While
attending Wayne State University, he was
the concertmaster of its orchestra and of
the Jewish Community Center orchestra.
He also attended the Juilliard Graduate
School of Music. Mr. Stasson spent 37
years as a teacher and administrator work-
ing for the -Detroit Board of Education
and was the fine arts department
head/administrator at Martin Luther King
High School in Detroit. He had also been
a teacher at Mumford High School and
Chadsey High School in Detroit.
Mr. Stasson was a member of the
Detroit Musicians League and the
Michigan Music Teachers Association
as well as the Detroit Federation of
Musiciaris. He 'also belonged to the
American String Teachers Association
and was the conductor of the Shaarey
Zedek Youth Orchestra for 16 years.
Mr. Stasson is survived by his loving
wife, Betty Kowalsky Stasson; daugh-
ters Debra Stasson of Santa Monica,
Calif., Shelley Stasson of West
Bloomfield; brother and sister-in-law,
Irving (Yisroel) and Tzila Stashefsky of
Israel; sister and brother-in-law,
Geraldine and S. Daniel Levit of
Walled Lake; brother-in-law and sister-
in-law, Eugene and Cherna Kowalsky,
-Reva and Dr. Eli Kuhel.
Contributions may be made to a char-
ity of one's choice. Interment at Clover
Hill Park Cemetery in Birmingham.

LORI ELLEN TAPPER, 42, of Dallas,
Texas, died Dec. 31, 2002.
She is survived by her mother, Sharon
Tapper of West Bloomfield; sisters and
brother-in-law, Linda and Jim Furman
of Commerce; Leslie Tapper of
Southfield. She was the beloved daugh-
ter of the late Benjamin Tapper.
Interment at the Adat Shalom
Memorial Park Cemetery.
Contributions can be made to the
Jewish Hospice & Chaplaincy Network,
24123 Greenfield Road, Southfield, MI
48075 or to the Odyssey Hospice &
Health Care, 13800 Montfort Suite
300, Dallas, TX 75240. Arrangements
by Dorfman Chapel.

Football Legend
Sid Gillman, 91

Sid Gillman, one of football's most
revered innovators, died Jan. 3, 2003, in
Los Angeles at age 91.
Gillman, who was inducted into the
International Jewish Sports Hall of
Fame in 1991, is credited with creating
the modern passing game and with
being one of the originators of the Super
Bowl. Gillman was an All-American
offensive and defensive end at Ohio
State in 1932 and 1933, and then
played pro football for one season with
the Cleveland Rams.
Between 1955 and 1974, he served as
head coach for several teams. Gillman
was inducted into the Pro Football Hall
of Fame in Canton, Ohio, in 1983.

Correction

The obituary for Bella Bellow (Dec. 20)
should have indicated that she is sur-
vived by her daughter and son-in-law,
Sally and Harold Cymerint of Oak
Park.

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