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The Detroit Jewish News, 2010-11-25

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BRUCE S. COHEN, 61, of Farmington


Southfield, died Nov. 19, 2010.
She is survived by her grandchildren,
Laurence Gold, Michelle Gold Seifman and
Jeff Seifman; great-grandchildren, Georgie
and Griffin Seifman; son-in-law, Harvey
Gold; other loving family and friends.
Mrs. Bergman was the beloved wife
of the late Harold Bergman; cherished
mother of the late Georgia Wilma Gold.
Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to American
Cancer Society 20450 Civic Center Drive,
Southfield, MI 48076, www.cancer.org .
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.

Hills, died Nov. 21, 2010.
He was the beloved brother of Michael
Cohen of Dunwoody, Ga., Sheldon (Mary
Miller) Cohen of Pittsburgh, Pa.; uncles,
Jack Shapiro of Hollywood, Fla., and
Harold Skyer of Chicago, Ill.; nephew
and nieces, Choi (Hansen Clarke) Palms
Cohen, David (Tracy Terry) Cohen and
Miriam (Michael) Salpeter; many other
loving relatives and friends.
He was the son of the late Harry
E Cohen and the late Ruth S. Cohen;
brother of the late David Cohen.
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.

ALICE BERNSTEIN, 89, of Farmington

West Bloomfield, died Nov. 16, 2010.
He was a longtime psychiatrist in
Metro Detroit.
He is survived by his daughter, Lauren
Edelman of West Bloomfield; sons and
daughters-in-law, David and Nichole
Edelman of Plymouth, Anthony and
Jessa Edelman of Ann Arbor, Henry
Edelman; mother, Teresa Edelman;
grandchildren, Michael and Jordan;
sister-in-law, Barbara Edelman; niece,
Marisa (Seth) Forman; many other lov-
ing family members and friends.
Dr. Edelman was the dear son of the
late Henry Edelman; brother of the late
Lawrence Edelman.
Interment at the Hebrew Memorial
Park Cemetery in Mt. Clemens.
Contributions may be made to the
American Cancer Society or to a char-
ity of one's choice. Arrangements by
Dorfman Chapel.

Hollywood, Fla., died Nov. 18, 2010.
She was a dedicated teacher and then an
assistant principal in a 40-year career in
the New York City School System. She was a
tireless community leader who held many
positions both professionally (president of
the New York City Teacher's Association)
and communally (president of ORT in
Hollywood, Fla.).
Mrs. Giles is survived by her son and
daughter-in-law, Conrad and Lynda Giles of
Bloomfield Hills; daughter and son-in-law,
Sheila and Edward Nassberg; eight grand-
children; 17 great-grandchildren.
She was the beloved wife of the late
Irving S. Giles.
Services and interment in New Jersey.
Contributions may be made to the Jewish
Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, the
Samuel Schwartz Single Jewish Parent
Fund, 6735 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield
Hills, MI 48301, www.thisisfederation.org
or ORT America, 75 Maiden Lane, New
York, NY 10038, www.ortamerica.org. This
announcement was placed at the request of
the family by Ira Kaufman Chapel.

Hills, died Nov. 17, 2010.
She is survived by her sons and
daughters-in-law, Stephen Bernstein,
Robert Bernstein (partner David Knight)
of Washington, D.C., James and Irene
Bernstein of Kings Mountain, N.C.,
Douglas and Amy Bernstein of Royal
Oak; sisters and brother-in-law, Violet
Greenberg of West Bloomfield, Pepi and
Arthur Sweet of Farmington Hills; grand-
daughter, Lisa Green. Also survived by
Yvonne Bernstein and her children.
Mrs. Bernstein was the beloved wife of
the late Sam Bernstein.
Interment at the Adat Shalom
Memorial Park Cemetery in Livonia.
Contributions may be made to the
National Museum of Women in the
Arts in Washington, D.C., or to the
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
in Washington, D.C. Arrangements by
Dorfman Chapel.


of West Bloomfield, died
Nov. 14, 2010.
She is survived by her
husband of 70 years,
Sam Chayet; daughter
and son-in-law, Sibyl
and Larry Schiff of
California; son, Harry
Chayet of Orchard Lake;
grandchildren, Adam and Fawn Chayet,
Amy and Brian Shapiro, Jason Schiff and
Benji and Janine Schiff; great-grandchil-
dren, Matthew and Abby Chayet, Jordyn
and Jonah Shapiro; brother and sister-in-
law, Lawrence and Melvina Belinsky of
Oak Park; other family and friends.
Mrs. Chayet was the loving sister of the
late Irving Belinsky; dear sister-in-law of
the late Harriet Belinsky.
Interment at Adat Shalom Memorial
Park. Contributions may be made to
Friendship Circle, 6892 W. Maple Road,
West Bloomfield, MI 48322,
www.friendshipcircle.org .
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.


Bloomfield Hills, died Nov. 18, 2010.
She was a life member of Hadassah
and a member of ORT America.
Mrs. Englander is survived by her
daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and
Mark Robinson of West Bloomfield,
Nancy Englander and David Ruben
of Massachusetts; grandchildren, Lisa
Robinson and fiance, Scott Sappenfield,
Lori and Michael Silver, Hallie Ruben
and Tessa Ruben; nieces and nephews.
She was the beloved wife of the late
Jules Englander; the loving sister of the
late Rose Peachin, the late David Stern
and the late Elenore Winkelman.
Interment at Clover Hill Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be
made to National Multiple Sclerosis of
Michigan, 21322 Civic Center Drive,
Southfield, MI 48076 or Beaumont
Hospice Fund, 3601 W. 13 Mile Road,
Royal Oak, MI 48073-9952,
www.beaumonthospitals.com .
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.

EVELYN E. GOODMAN 85, of Clearwater,

Fla., died Nov. 16, 2010.
She is survived her beloved husband, Dr.
Daniel Goodman; sons and daughters-in-
law, Dr. Gordon and Barbara Goodman of
Clearwater, Dr. Gary and Lisa Goodman of
Clearwater; grandchildren, Jeremy (Carolyn
Kohl) Opperer, Amy (Jesse Purewal)
Goodman, Jennifer Goodman, Michael
Goodman and Jonathon Goodman; sister,
Shirley Drube; son-in-law, Stuart Opperer;
many other loving family members and
Mrs. Goodman was the dear mother of
the late Debbie Opperer; sister-in-law of the
late Marvin Drube.
Interment at Beth El Memorial Park
Cemetery in Livonia. Contributions
may be made to the Suncoast Hospice
Foundation or to a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.

MORRIS GOODMAN, Ph.D., distinguished

professor of anatomy and cell biology at
Wayne State University, died at his home on
Nov. 15, 2010.
Professor Goodman, of Oak Park, had
a long and illustrious family life and aca-
demic career. He was born in Milwaukee,
Wis., on Jan. 12, 1925. He received his
undergraduate and graduate education at
the University of Wisconsin, where he stud-
ied biochemistry and zoology, ultimately
receiving his Ph.D. in 1951. In addition to
his education, Professor Goodman served
during World War II in the U.S. Armed
Forces as an aviation navigator, flying on
bombing missions in the European theatre.

After a series of postdoctoral appoint-
ments, Professor Goodman joined the
faculty at Wayne State University. His career
resulted in hundreds of publications, and
he was internationally recognized as a
pioneer and leader in the field of molecular
evolution. His scientific contributions were
recognized by his election into both the
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
and the National Academy of Sciences. He
also received, in 2002, the Charles Darwin
Lifetime Achievement Award from the
American Association of Sciences.
A passionate researcher, he continued to
work in science until his death. In addition
to his scientific achievements, Professor
Goodman also had a rich family life. He was
married to Selma Kessler Goodman for 61
years. Selma passed away in 2007.
Professor Goodman is survived by three
wonderful children, Louise Goodman of
Seattle, Wash., Julia Barnes of Port Orford,
Ore., and David Goodman of Metro Detroit;
one wonderful grandson, David Barnes of
Port Orford.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m.
on Dec. 3 at the Birmingham Temple, 28611
W. 12 Mile, Farmington Hills. Contributions
may be made to the Morris Goodman,
Ph.D., and Selma Goodman Endowed Chair
in Molecular Anthropology, do Wayne State
University Fund Office, 5475 Woodward
Avenue, Detroit 48202. Arrangements by
Dorfman Chapel.


Plymouth, died Nov. 17, 2010.
He was a federal public administrator
in Washington, D.C., and helped to start
the EPA. He was also a 33rd Degree Mason
and a past master of Perfection Lodge.
Mr. Greenstone is survived by his sister
and brother-in-law, Fern and Gordon 0.
Vining of Plymouth; niece, Sonia Vining.
Interment at Arborcrest Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Temple
Emeth, 2309 Packard Road, Ann Arbor,
MI 48104, www.templebethemeth.org .
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.

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