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March 12, 2004 - Image 101

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2004-03-12

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The Chapel
that recognizes
each family's individual needs.

Chandra, Becky. She was the beloved
wife of the late Milton Mermell; lov-
ing sister of the late Myra Lee Rubin.
Contributions may be made to
Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy
Network, 24123 Greenfield,
Southfield, MI 48075 or Michigan
Humane Society, 7401 Chrysler Service
Drive,, Detroit, MI 48211. Interment
at Hebrew Memorial Park.
Arrangements by Hebrew Memorial

and Irene Ravitz, Lisa and Nicole
Campbell; sister, Pearl Zafron of
Southfield; sister-in-law, Gloria
Ravitz. He was the beloved brother of
the late Edward Ravitz.
Interment at Beth El Memorial Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be
made to a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman
Chapel. Arrangements by Ira
Kaufman Chapel.

Southfield, died March 5, 2004. He
54, former Detroiter of Land
was an IRS agent for 37 years. He was
O'Lakes, Fla., died Feb. 29, 2004. He also a longtime cantorial soloist in
worked for Ford Motor Co. and was a many area synagogues, serving as can-
Mason, a member of the Egypt
tor of Congregation
Temple Shrine and a member of the
Beth El in Windsor
Shriners Clown Unit.
for 20 years. He was a
Mr. Newman is survived by his
featured baritone in
wife, Miriam; son, Brian Newman;
many regional musical
daughter, Julie Newman, both of
productions. Mr.
Land O'Lakes; brothers and sister-in-
Resnick received his
law, Sherwin Newman, Joel and
bachelor of arts degree
Shelly Newman, all of Michigan; sis-
from Wayne State
ter and brother-in-law, Susan and
University in econom-
Benson Barr of Michigan.
ics and music.
Contributions may be made to the
Mr. Resnick is survived by his wife,
National Multiple Sclerosis Society,
Helen Resnick; sons and daughters-
Mid-Florida, Chapter, 3659 Maguire
in-law, Robert Resnick and Gail
Blvd., Suite 100, Orlando, FL 32803
Fisher of Texas, Michael Resnick and
or Diabetes Action, 426 C Street NE,
Lyn Bearinger of Minnesota; grand-
Washington, DC 20002.
children, Ari Bearinger Resnick, Katie
Arrangements by the Beth David
Matthews; brother and sister-in-law,
Funeral Chapel in Tampa, Fla.
Felix and Fayann Resnick of
Huntington Woods; brothers-in-law
DR. BENJAMIN B. RAVITZ, 89, of and sister-in-law, Jack and Leona
Southfield, died March 4, 2004. He
Weinberg, Ben Siegel. He was the
was an optometrist; he owned B.B.
dear brother-in-law of the late Yetta
Ravitz Optometry in River Rouge for
Schreier, the late Harry Schreier and
over 50 years. A founding member of
the late Frieda Siegel.
Temple Emanu-El,
Interment at Clover Hill Park
Dr. Ravitz was also a
Cemetery. Contributions may be
retired lieutenant in
made to Congregation Beth El, 2525
the Army.
Mark Avenue, Windsor, Ontario,
He co-founded a
Canada N9E2W2 or a charity of one's
Sunday morning
choice. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman
optometric study
group. He also had a
passion for reading,
bridge, amassing over
Boynton Beach, Fla., died March 8,
1,200 master points.
2004. He was a dentist and a member
After his retirement, he visited the
of Congregation Shaarey Zedek.
Bridge Connection as often as five
Dr. Schneider is survived by his
days a week. He also loved sports,
wife, Marilyn "Cookie" Schneider;
especially golf, which he played well
daughter and sons-in-law, Paula and
into his late 80s.
Dennis Jaffe of California; sons and
Dr. Ravitz is survived by his wife,
daughters-in-law, Dr. David and Sheri
Mamie Ravitz; sons and daughters-in- Schneider, Steven and Randee
law, Dr. Alan and Sue Ravitz of
Schneider; grandchildren, Joshua and
Chicago, Larry Ravitz and Marika
Jessica Jaffe, Adam Jaffe, Peter
Partridge of Takoma Park, Md.;
Schneider, Cory Schneider, ArOn
daughter and son-in-law, Dr. Paula
Schneider, Jonathan Westphal,
Ravitz and Steven Campbell of
Jennifer Westphal. He was the
Toronto, Ontario; grandchildren,
Mara and Max Ravitz, Cheney, Sally
OBITS on page 102


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