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The Detroit Jewish News, 2004-01-02

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Obituaries

Obituaries are updated regularly and archived on JN Online:
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ALICE ABRAMS, 76, of Royal Oak,

died Dec. 28, 2003.
She is survived by her son and
daughter-in-law, Ronald and Helen
Abrams of West Bloomfield; daughter
and son-in-law, Diane and David
Brossart of Scottsdale, Ariz.; brother,
Norman Meke of Pennsylvania; grand-
children, Brian (Susan) Abrams, Jason
Abrams, Eric Brossart and Justin
Brossart; great-granddaughter, Emily.
Interment at White Chapel
Cemetery. Contributions may be
made to a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.

SHELDON H. ADLER, 65, of West

Bloomfield, died Dec. 26, 2003. He
received his bachelor of science
degree from University of Scranton in
Pennsylvania and his juris doctor
from the University of Louisville in
Kentucky.
Mr. Adler was one of the attorneys
who went to the U.S. Supreme Court
to argue a labor case for the Detroit
Police Officers Association. In 1972,
he went into private practice, associat-
ed with Fred Freeman, Bernard
Abrams, Lawrence Pepper and
Lawrence Immerman. Mr. Adler was
an active member of the State Bar of
Michigan, the American Arbitration
Association and the Federal Mediation
and Conciliation Services. He was
affiliated with Temple Kol Ami.
Mr. Adler is survived by his wife of
42 years, Lucille Adler; sons and
daughters-in-law, Brent and Dana
Adler of Ohio, E. Scott Adler and
Pam Antell of Colorado; grandchil-
dren, Anna, Samson and Rose Adler;
brother and sister-in-law, Irwin and
Donna Adler of Pennsylvania; broth-
ers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Albert
and Marcia Schmier and Miles and
Elaine Berman.
--Interment at Beth El Memorial
Park. Conifibutions may be made to
the Sheldon Adler Lung Cancer
Research Fund at Karmanos Cancer
Institute or the Sheldon Adler Lung
Cancer Research Fund at the
American Cancer Society.
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.

ESTHER BENSON, 90, of Southfield,

died Dec. 27, 2003. She was a member
of Congregation
Shaarey Zedek and a
past president of its sis-
terhood, a past vice
president of Hadassah
and a board member
and volunteer of the
Jewish Home and
Aging Services.
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Mrs. Benson is survived by her
daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and
Marvin Fleischman of Bloomfield
Hills; son and daughter-in-law, Dr.
Ronald and Linda Benson of Ann
Arbor; grandchildren, Jeffrey and
Denise Fleischman, Debra and
Clifford Migdal, Dr. Mark Rubinstein,
Adam Benson and Dr. Gabrielle
Benson, Dr. Abigail and Steven
Karasick, Dr. Aaron and Heather
Benson; great-grandchildren, Renee
Rubinstein, Erika Rubinstein, Eric
Migdal, Howard Migdal, Elyse
Fleischman, Amanda Fleischman and
Nicole Fleischman. For 65 years, she
was the beloved wife of the late Dr.
David Benson.
Interment at Clover Hill Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be
made to the Andrea Rubinstein
Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o
Congregation Sharrey Zedek or the
Andrea Rubinstein Memorial Garden
at the Fleischman Residence.
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.

EMORY J. BLACK, 94, of

Southfield, died Dec. 24, 2003. He
was a men's and boys' manufacturers
representative, covering the state of
Michigan.
Mr. Black is survived by his wife,
Ruth Black; sons and daughter-in-law,
Cary Black of Southfield, Dr. Roger and
Leslie Black of Farmington Hills; grand-
sons, Andrew Black and Daniel Black.
Interment at Oakview Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the
American Heart Association or a char-
ity of one's choice. Arrangements by
Ira Kaufman Chapel.

ROSE ELLIAS CARP, 100, of
Trenton, died Dec. 27, 2003. She was
a school librarian.
Mrs. Carp is survived by her nieces,
nephews, great-nieces and great-
nephews, friends; special friends, Billie
Whitener, Vicki Hollis and Gini
Lebold. She was the beloved wife of
the late Max Carp.
Interment at Machpelah Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the
Phillip Ellias Scholarship Fund at
Trenton High School or the Beth Isaac
Synagogue in Trenton. Arrangements
by Ira Kaufman Chapel.

KATHY CIANCIOLO, 44, of

Farmington Hills, died Dec. 24, 2003.
She is survived by her mother,
Hajnal Lea Bechky of Farmington
Hills; sons, Stephen Cianciolo,
Nickolas Cianciolo and Timothy
Cianciolo. She was the dear daughter
of the late Arthur Bechky.

Interment at the Adat Shalom
Memorial Park Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to a char-
ity of one's choice. Arrangements by
Dorfman Chapel.

ETHEL LILLIAN DROBNIS, 94, of
Novi, died Dec. 25, 2003.
She is survived by her sons and
daughter-in-law, Douglas and Brina
Drobnis of Novi; Steven Drobnis of
Stoughton, Mass.; brothers and sisters-
in-law, Aaron and Selma Beshansky of
Newton, Mass., Harold and Edith
Beshansky of Framington, Mass.,
Joshua Beshansky of San Diego; sisters
and brother-in-law, Anne Schnell of
Plymouth, Mass., Sally and Leon Paru
of Randolph, Mass.; grandchildren,
Scott (Erica) Drobnis, Adam (Vicki)
Drobnis, Michael Drobnis, Jonathan
Drobnis and David Drobnis. She was
the beloved wife of the late Abraham
Drobnis.
Interment at Sharon Memorial Park
Cemetery in Massachusetts.
Contributions may be made to
Hadassah, 5030 Orchard Lake Road,
West Bloomfield, MI 48322 or to a
charity of one's choice. Arrangements
by Dorfman Chapel.

ELLIOTT L. FIELD, 85, former

Detroiter of Los Angeles, died Dec.
21, 2003. With his late brother, Irving
L. Field, Mr. Field owned Walker's
Men's Clothing in Southfield and
Johnnie Walker Style Center in
Detroit.
He is survived by his son and
daughter-in-law, Stephen and Ellyce
Field of West Bloomfield; daughters
Denise Field of Oakland, Calif.,
Madeline Field of Los Angeles; sister,
Shirley Radin of West Bloomfield; sis-
ter-in-law, Bebe Field of San Diego;
grandchildren. Jordan (Marjorie)
Field, Andrew Field, Garrett Field. He
was the loving husband of the late
Alice Field; brother of the late Irving
L. Field; brother-in-law of the late
Jules Radin.
Interment in Los Angeles.
Contributions may be made to
Congregation B'nai Moshe, 6800
Drake Road, West Bloomfield 48322
or the American Parkinson Disease
Association of Greater Los Angeles,
10850 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 730, Los
Angeles, CA 90024.

EDWARD "MICKEY" GOLD-
BERG, 67, of Bloomfield Hills, died

Dec. 17, 2003. He was an automotive
sales manager and a home improve-
ment contractor. He also coached and
managed Franklin Little League and

Pontiac Class A Baseball and was a
member of Temple Israel.
Mr. Goldberg is survived by his
wife, Sheila Goldberg; son and daugh-
ter-in-law, David and Cortney
Goldberg of Franklin; daughter and
son-in-law, Melissa and Charles
Ryburn of Waterford; grandchildren,
Rachel and Jake Goldberg; sisters,
Geri Greenberg of Florida, Gloria
Stein of Monroe; sister-in-law and
brother-in-law, Marcia and David
Kahn of Farmington Hills. He was the
dear brother of the late Lillian
Greenwald, the late Deborah Gordon
and the late Bluma Rolfe.
Interment at Clover Hill Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be
made to William Beaumont Hospital,
3601 W. 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak,
MI 48073; St. Joseph Mercy Hospital,
44405 Woodward Avenue, Pontiac,
MI 48341 or Select Specialty
Hospital, 44405 Woodward Avenue,
8th Floor, Pontiac, MI 48341.
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.

GERALD GOLDIN, 81, of Roswell,

Ga., formerly of Detroit, died Dec.
25, 2003.
He is survived by his daughters and
sons-in-law, Elisa and Yale Falick of
Bloomfield Hills, Sharon and Marshall
Birbrager of Roswell; brother and sis-
ter-in-law, Seward and Charlotte
Goldin of Walled Lake; sister,
Maybelle Katz of Highland Beach,
Fla.; grandchildren, Alaina and Sandy
Kronenberg, Marla Blum, Julie Falick,
Perry Birbrager, Ariela Birbrager. He
was the beloved husband of the late
Alice Goldin.
Contributions may be made to a
charity of one's choice. Interment at
Machpelah Cemetery. Arrangements
by Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

ALICE GREEN, 82, of West

Bloomfield, died Dec. 27, 2003. She
was the head of purchasing at
Seligman and Associates and worked
with Irving Seligman for over 40 years.
She was also a member of Hadassah
and Temple Israel Treasures.
Mrs. Green is survived by her
daughters and sons-in-law, Vicki and
Robert Piranio of West Bloomfield,
Sydney and Gary Hack of California;
grandchildren, Bobby and Julie
Piraino, Jamie, Courtney and Brandon
Hack. She was the beloved wife of the
late Leslie Green; dear sister of the late
William Geer and the late Ann Victor.
Interment at Clover Hill Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be

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