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May 02, 2003 - Image 114

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-05-02

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The Chapel
that recognizes
each family's individual needs.

Attuned To People

Detroit attorney Fred M. Butzel,
the noted Jewish philanthropist.
But she quit her job in 1931 to
Special to the Jewish News
marry an attorney. Her new career
harp, energetic and blessed was helpmate to husband Jason
Honigman, founding partner of
with a memory that never
the law firm Honigman, Miller,
failed her, 96-year-old
Schwartz & Cohn. He died in
Edith Honigman "was still
1990.
beating contestants on Jeopardy,"
The Honigmans were a charity-
the TV quiz show she watched
minded
couple. They also loved
until the last week of her life, said
traveling and danc-
her son, Daniel
ing — "especially to
Honigman.
a Latin band," said
Known for her
Ellen Levy, who
great conversational
spoke at her
skills and ability to
"Grandma Edie's"
relate to people of
funeral. Officiating
all ages, Mrs.
was family friend
Honigman of
Rabbi Harold Loss
Beverly Hills died
of Temple Israel.
April 26, 2003.
Ellen was especial-
Mrs. Honigman
ly
close with Mrs.
was a longtime vol-
Honigman
— her
unteer with the
grandmother and
Jewish Federation of
good friend. Just
Metropolitan
recently, "we were on
Detroit and its
the phone from
Women's Campaign
11:30 to 1 a.m.,"
Edith
Honigman
and Education
Ellen
said. "I could
Department.
discuss anything with her."
Nancy Grosfeld, department
Edith Honigman is survived by
president, marveled that Mrs.
Honigman, well into her 90s, con- her son, Daniel Honigman of
Bloomfield Hills; son-in-law,
tinued until last year as a solicitor
Edward Levy Jr.; grandchildren,
for Federation's Annual Campaign.
David and Joanne Honigman, Kay
"She was just an exceptional
Honigman Singer, Carol Levy and
woman," Grosfeld said. "Whether
John Johnstone, Ellen Levy and
you were 8 or 80, she was always
Gregg Horowitz, Aaron and Mary
interested in you and fun to talk
Honigman; great-grandchildren,
to.''
Chelsea, Julie and Jason Singer,
Son Daniel said his mother's
Ruby Levy Johnstone, Eddie Levy
zesty spirit survived the losses of
Johnstone;
sister-in-law, Libby
her husband, daughter and a
Horton.
granddaughter. Mrs. Honigman
Mrs. Honigman was the beloved
also battled breast cancer and
wife
of the late Jason L. Honig-
heart problems. Thankfully,
man,
the devoted.mother of the
"Mother never was in pain," said
late
Julie
Levy and the loving
Daniel, and she stayed vital till the
grandmother
of the late Barbara
end.
Levy.
Mrs. Honigman graduated from
Interment was at Clover Hill
high school at age 15 in her native
Park
Cemetery. Contributions may
Jersey City, N.J. Parents Emma
be
sent
to Ministrelli Women's
and Meyer Horwitz moved the
Heart
Center,
c/o William
teenager and her siblings to
Beaumont
Hospital,
3601 W. 13
Detroit to join their prosperous
Mile, Royal Oak, MI 48073.
married daughter, Helen
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman
Holtzman. Edith enjoyed working
Chapel. Li
as a secretary, particularly for

ESTHER ALLWEISS
TS CH I RHART

Our hear t felt
condolences
to the families
we have served.

TANIA BRIGHTMAN

Rabbi Avie Shapiro
Hebrew Memorial Park

We serve the entire
Jewish communi
by bringing together
our rich traditions
with customized,
sensitive services.

RUTH WALD

Rabbi: David Nelson
of Beth Shalom Synagogue
Hebrew Memorial Park

RUTH BERK

Rabbi: Joseph Krakoff
of Congregation Shaarey Zedek
Beth Moses Cemetery

Associated with all cemeteries.

RAE HURVITZ

Rabbi: Abraham Jacobovitz
of Machon L'Torah
Rabbi: Elliot Pachter
of B'nai Moshe Synagogue
Clover Hill Park

Please call us at:
(248) 543-1622

Outside Michigan at:
1-800-736-5033

SIDNEY JOE BENJAMIN

Rabbi: Paul Yedwab of Temple Israel
Beth El Memorial Park

26640 Greenfield Road
Oak Park, Michigan 48237

SHIMON LIEBERSON

Rabbi: Yoel Sperka
of B'nai Israel-Beth Yehuda
Har Hazitem in Jerusalem, Israel

Rabbi Boruch E. Levin

Executive Director, H. B S

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Robert H. Bodzin

Funeral Director

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Asher T. Tatelbaum

Funeral Coordinator

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From Generation to Generation

Mark E. Klinger

Funeral Director

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