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The Detroit Jewish News, 2003-08-29

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Obituaries

YESHIVA BETH YEHUDAH

School for Boys • Beth Jacob School for Girls • Early Childhood Development Center
15751 W. Lincoln Drive • Southfield, MI 48076 • (248) 557-6750

"The entire world is sustained by the Torah study,' of young children'' ,

During the coining week, the students of Yeshiva Beth Yehudah
will study in memory of the following departed friends.
In addition, Kaddish will be said during the daily minyan.

Elul 6 / September 3
Sarah Aronow
Anna Goldstick
Anne Jacobs
Midred Lieber
Betty Yaker
May Zwerling

Elul 4 / September 1
Joseph Faigin
Ervin Klein
Goldie Kotlier
Ida Leiderman
Louis Levin
Debra Francine Liss
Anna Shulman
Samuel Spinner

Elul 9 / September 6
Jacob Kaner
Samuel Koller
Abigail Saperstein
Hyman Schutzman
Meyer Weingarden

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who passed away August 31, 1979

Announces the unveiling of a
monument in her memory at 11:30 a.m.
on Sunday, September 7, 2003 at
Clover Hill Park cemetery.
Rabbi David Nelson is officiating.
Family and friends are invited to attend. ;;

SHARON LUCKERMAN

or 30 years, Maury Lifton
owned Wagner Jewelry on
Vernor Highway in south-
west Detroit — a local
gathering place. Fellow merchants
and customers always
stopped in, even when
they weren't buying
something. Police from
the nearby Fort and
Green station would
drop by for coffee.
Mr. Lifton was univer
sally liked- he was a
warm, funny guy, says
his son, Don Lifton of
Bloomfield Hills. He
was making funny
remarks to the end."
Maurice "Maury"
Lifton, 89, of Bloomfield
Hills, died of heart failure Aug. 26,
2003, after a long illness.
"Papa was the most fun and so
funny," says granddaughter Katherine
"Katie Borman of Bloomfield Hills.
Our grandparents made New
Year's Eve parties for us when we were
kids," says grandson Robert Lifton of
Troy. They didn't go out with their
friends. They wanted to be with us."
In high school, Mr. Lifton worked at
a store in the Meyer Jewelry chain.
During World War II, he served in
Burma, India and China. He was part
of the convoy that built the Burma
Road across the Himalayan Mountains,
used to transport war supplies.
When he returned after the war,
Mr. Lifton bought what had been
Meyer's first jewelry store, located in
the southwest Detroit neighborhood.
In 1982, after three decades, he
sold the business and retired. But not
for long. After two years, Mr. Lifton
worked part time for Sydney Krandall
and Sons Jewelers in Troy. He was

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Elul 7 / September 4
Sally Allan Alexander
Saul Berkower
Gussie Cohen
Neva Gutterman
Herman Levi
Rose Yetta Pepper
Gertrude Rosenthal
Ira Stone

Elul 5 / September 2
Sarah Foon
Nathan Goldin
Morris Gormezano

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Elul 8 / September 5
Isadore Michael Bloch
Sol Irving Cohen
Dr. Jeffrey Allan Herman
Divid Olshansky
Isaac Ross
Monica Rotenberg-
Fuchs

Ben Hellen
Louis Levinson
Gussie Seder
Sam Selitsky
Fannie Weiss

Elul 3 / August 31
Sidney Averbuch
Lillian Brower
Johanna Feiner
Feiga Goodstein
Isadore Harry Keit
Helen Quidd
Louis Rose

PHILIP GOLDEN

and beloved Wife

ETHEL GOLDEN

who passed away August 11, 1998

Forever in our hearts & sadly missed by
children, grandchildren & great grandchildren

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ALLEN ARONOFF, 63, of Concord,
died Aug. 24, 2003. He was a tobacco
store manager.
Mr. Aronoff is survived by his sister
and brother-in-law, Beth and Jack
Rosenthal of Maryland; brother, Mel
Aronoff of Ann Arbor; niece and
nephew, Rebecca Rosenthal and Jay
Rosenthal.
Interment at Clover Hill Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be

kind of their grand old man there,"
says Don Lifton.
"He was always handsome and dap-
per," adds granddaughter Katie. "And
a great ballroom dancer."
Mt Lifton met Bert, his wife of 67
years, on a hayride when they were
teens, says their son. Bert was with
someone else, but the
young Maury didn't like the
way her date treated her So
he took her home. Several
years later, they married.
"Papa and Nana were
inseparable," says their
granddaughter.
Says Don Lifton, "My
dad was a great player with
the kids because he had an
imagination like theirs."
"And he was always
there for you," adds Katie,
remembering the time she
was ill as a student at the
University of Michigan. He drove
me up for my exams and then drove
me back. And I didn't have to ask.
He was really special."
Mr. Lifton was a member of
Perfection Lodge F&A/vi, a Shriner
and a member of the Jewish War
Veterans.
He is survived by his wife, Bertha
"Bert" Lifton; son and daughter-in-
law, Donald and Susan Lifton of
Bloomfield Hills; grandchildren,
Katherine and Gilbert Borman, and
Robert A. Lifton; great-grandsons,
Harry and Sam Borman; and sisters
and brother-in-law, Helen and
Edward Biegel of California and
Florence Brownfain of Detroit.
Interment was at Adat Shalom
Memorial Park. Contributions may
be made to Jewish National Fund,
24100 Chagrin, #100, Cleveland,
OH 44122; or Hospice of Michigan,
400 Mack, Detroit, MI 48201.
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman
Chapel. ❑

made to Temple Beth Israel in
Jackson. Arrangements by Ira
Kaufman Chapel.

FRANK BOROVOY, of Toronto,
Ontario, Canada, died Aug. 22, 2003.
He is survived by his beloved wife,
Rose Borovoy of Toronto; sons and
daughter-in-law, Alan and Dorothy
Borovoy of Toronto, Marvin Borovoy
of Toronto; brother and sister-in-law,

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