Making a Lasting Memory.
At The Ira Kaufman Chapel, we help your family with the final tribute of those you love
SHIRLEY BELKIN, of West
Bloomfield, died Dec. 9, 2006. She
was a member of and soloist with
the Rose Morgan Choir; she also
belonged to the Jewish Senior
She is survived by her daughter,
Robin Kowalski of Pound Ridge,
N.Y.; sister and brother-in-1mA,,
Lorraine and William Ernst of
Bloomfield Hills; grandchildren,
Sarah Kowalski, Danielle Kowalski
and Eric Grey; devoted companion,
Mort Weiss. She was the dear moth-
er of the late Michael S. Belkin.
A memorial service will be held
Saturday, Dec. 16, 12:30 p.m. at the
Birmingham Temple. Contributions
may be made to a charity of one's
choice. Arrangements by Dorfman
CITRON, 93, of
died Dec. 7, 2006.
Prior to retire-
ment in 1980, he
at the College of
Education at Wayne State University.
He was also a founding member of
Temple Shir Shalom and co-founder
of Better Education Through
Simplified Spelling. Mr. Citron was
a community leader and activist to
improve interracial relations and
interfaith dialogue, and he marched
with Martin Luther King Jr.
Mr. Citron is survived by his wife,
Shirlee Citron; daughter and son-
in-law, Miriam and Elton Cairns of
California; grandchildren, Benjamin
Grass, Joshua and Anne Grass; great-
granddaughter, Gabrielle Grass.
Interment in Illinois.
Contributions may be made to
Temple Shir Shalom. Arrangements
by Ira Kaufman Chapel.
SYLVIA BLANCHE (LEVINE)
FREEDMAN, former Detroiter
of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., died Nov. 28,
2006. She graduated from Detroit
Northern High School in 1937,
married David Freedman, a local
homebuilder, and was active in B'nai
B'rith and Hadassah. They retired to
Florida in 1981; David died in 1989;
a daughter, Rita Freedman, died in
1996. Mrs. Freedman is survived
by a son and daughter-in-law, Elliot
and Janet Freedman of Davis, Calif.
Services were held in Florida.
Contributions may be made to
Obituaries on page 88
Shomrey Emunah and Young
Israel of Southfield and Oak Park
sponsor "Winter Blood Drive"
8 am-2 pm, Sun, Dec 17, 2006
Young Israel of Oak Park,
15140 West Ten Mile Road,
Jewish community blood drive
assists American Red Cross in
meeting ongoing needs of patients
in Southeastern Michigan Region.
Blood shortages occur around
winter holidays because schools
are closed, and many donors on
vacation. Single donations help
save as many as three lives.
Process is safe, easy, convenient.
Eligible donors must be ages
17 or older, weigh at least 110
pounds, in general good health,
not given blood in last eight
weeks.No upper age limit
Picture ID required.
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