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JILL RICHARDS, 63,
of Harsens Island, died
Aug. 30, 2011.
She was the owner
of Arjay Development
Mrs. Richards is sur-
by her partner,
James Kristich; mother,
Irene Pianin; brother
and sister-in-law, Eric S. Pianin and Laurie
McGinley; niece and nephew, Alix Pianin
and Stephen Pianin; other relatives and
Mrs. Richards was the beloved wife of
the late Roger C. Richards; the cherished
daughter of the late Larry Pianin; the loving
sister of the late Harvey Pianin.
Interment at Adat Shalom Memorial
Park. Contributions may be made to the
American Cancer Society, 20450 Civic
Center Drive, Southfield, MI 48076.
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.
JUDITH GWEN SILVERMAN, 52,
of Newport Beach, Calif, formerly of
Huntington Woods, died July 22, 2011.
She is survived by her beloved partner,
Louis Aragon; her daughter, Marcy Smith
(Travis Peterson) of San Bernardino,
Calif.; her son, Mark Smith of Fontana,
Calif She was the adored sister of Leah
Silverman Gales, Cincinnati, Ohio; Naomi
Margolick (Lionel), Franklin, Mich.; Sam
Silverman (Audrey), Newport Beach, Calif.;
Daniel Silverman (Linda) Stoughton, Wis.;
Ben Silverman, Salem, Ore.; Ruth Smith
(Robert), Vancouver, Wash.; Jean Rachael
Silverman, Royal Oak, Mich.; and David
Silverman (Kirk Phillips), San Francisco,
Calif.; father, N. Paul Silverman, Walnut
Creek, Calif. Ms. Silverman, who was look-
ing forward to becoming a grandmother to
twin girls in December, is also survived by
15 nieces and nephews, two great-nieces
and a great-nephew.
She was the daughter of the late Dorothy
Contributions may be made to Kadima,
15999 W. 12 Mile Road, Southfield, MI
LESTER SINGER, 93,
of West Bloomfield, died
Aug. 31, 2011.
He is survived by his
sons and daughter-in-
law, Robert and Erika
Singer of Bloomfield
Hills, Richard Singer of
Long Island; grandchil-
dren, Alicia (Adam) Acey, David (Paige)
Singer, Jonathan (Dena) Singer; great-
grandchildren, Jacob, Justin, Amanda and
Max; many loving nieces, nephews, other
family members and friends.
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Mr. Singer was the beloved husband of
the late Julie Singer; the brother of the late
Ann Selman and the late Frank Singer.
Interment was held at the Hebrew
Memorial Park Cemetery in Clinton
Township. Contributions may be made
to the Michigan Humane Society or to a
charity of one's choice. Arrangements by
VELICK, 61, of
Bloomfield Hills, died
Aug. 28, 2011.
He survived by his
sons and daughters-
in-law, Matthew Velick
and Jessica Paruch of
Los Angeles; stepson,
Jeremy Scott Roth and
Rachel Rothman of Cottage Grove, Ore.;
daughter, Samatha Kopman Velick of
Oxford, Mich.; brother and sister-in-law,
Paul and Debbie Velick of Mar Vista,
Calif.; sister and brother-in-law, Beth
and Michael Silver of Huntington Woods;
sisters-in-law, Marjorie (Mike) Masoud,
Helen (Marty) Katz; grandchild, Dakota
Roth; nephews, Jack Silver, Benjamin
Velick; niece, Rachel Silver.
Mr. Velick was the beloved husband of
the late Susan Renee Velick.
Interment was held at the Clover
Hill Park Cemetery in Birmingham.
Contributions may be made to the
Aprovecho Velick Memorial Fund or to a
charity of one's choice. Arrangements by
ROSE WEINSTEIN, 103, of Oak Park,
died Aug. 29, 2011.
She survived by her daughters,
Sybil Offen of Detroit, Evelyn Gendloff
of Farmington Hills; son, Dr. Arthur
Weinstein of Lyndhurst, Ohio; brother and
sister-in-law, Henry and Myrtle Several
of Florida; sisters and brother-in-law,
Henrietta and Dr. Sidney Ross, Fannie
Rosen; grandchildren, Mitchell (Alia)
Gendloff, Elise (Martin) Zoldan, Jay ( Dr.
Leslee Emerson) Offen, Michael Offen,
Adam Weinstein, Rachel Weinstein; great-
grandchildren, Jacalyn Gendloff, Robert
Weinstein, Dayna Zoldan, Ethan Zoldan;
many other loving family members and
Mrs. Weinstein was the beloved wife of
the late Eli Weinstein; mother-in-law of
the late Alice Weinstein and the late Glenn
Interment was held at Clover Hill
Park Cemetery in Birmingham.
Contributions may be made to Kadima
or the Glenn Gendloff Fund do Dorothy
and Peter Brown Memory Care Center.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.