26 Shvat February 19, 2012
Geoffrey I. Spector
Selma (Sadie) Levine
Leon J. Simon
Arthur Louis Goulson
Harry Neil Brodsky
During the coming week, the students of Yeshiva Beth Yehudah
will study in memory of the following departed friends.
In addition, Kaddish will be said during the daily minyan.
Obituaries from page 59
29 Shvat February 22, 2012
Esther Freyda Klaus
Sima Kaila Bas Moshe
27 Shvat February 20, 2012
R. Edward Berman
Melvin Earl Duchan
Ernest H. Chayet
30 Shvat February 23, 2012
Louis M. Dunn
Dr Joseph Beninson
Chashe Miriam Levenson
Leo Nathan Spector
28 Shvat February 21, 2012
Benjamin A. Pollack
February 24, 2012
Dorothy S. Rosenthal
Daniel Paul Weinberg
Albert P. Seigle
Frank Erwin Leiderman
February 25, 2012
Arline Goldfarb Schafer
Mary Olstein (Sorkin)
Jennie Puckovitsky Tamaren
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February 16 a 2012
102, of Southfield,
died Feb. 7, 2012.
He was born in
Brooklyn, N.Y., and
moved to Detroit
with his parents
in 1913 when he
was 3. He was the
former co-owner of Economy Linen,
a prominent linen supply company.
He first entered the laundry busi-
ness in 1925 when Michigan Towel
hired him to sort laundry. Two years
later, 1927, he was promoted to
delivery driver, and he met fellow
driver and future business partner,
David Rosen. While working dur-
ing the day, Mr. Friedlander earned
a bachelor's degree in bookkeeping
at night school. In 1935, he and Mr.
Rosen founded Economy Linen, and,
in 1937, Economy Linen purchased
the Michigan Towel Company. For
the next 32 years, the two ran what
would become one of the largest
independent linen supply companies
in the Midwest. He retired in 1969
upon the sale of Economy Linen. For
the remainder of his life, he dedicat-
ed his energies to investments and
philanthropy. He was also a lifetime
member of Congregation Shaarey
Mr. Friedlander is survived by his
daughters, Linda Ruth Schwartz of
San Mateo, Calif., and Rabbi Elaine
Susan Pollack of Newton, Mass.;
sons, Carl Michael Friedlander
and Allen Harvey Friedlander of
Southfield; grandchildren, Dr. Marc
Steven Schwarz, Julie Anne and Fred
Riesz, Dr. Kenneth Michael and
Cheryl Schwarz, Lisa Frieda and
Christopher Martz, Matthew Jacob
Pollack and Beth Shira Pollack;
great-grandchildren, Eli and Raquel
Riesz, RosaLee, David, Eden and
Jaime Ella Schwarz, and Jacob Tevin
Martz. Mr. Friedlander is also sur-
vived by his caregiver, Geraldine
Klugh, and many loving nieces,
nephews and cousins.
He was the beloved husband for 37
years of the late Frieda Friedlander;
the cherished brother of the late
Mary Friedlander and the late
Interment was at Clover Hill Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be
made to a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman
HARRY R. GLASSMAN, 94, of West
Bloomfield, died Jan. 26, 2012.
He was a World War II Army vet-
eran, serving from 1943 to 1946.
He participated in the Battle of
Normandy with the 79th Infantry.
He received the Purple Heart in
1946 and the Bronze Star in 2004.
Mr. Glassman was interviewed for
the Veterans Oral History Project in
He bowled with the Downtown Fox
B'nai B'rith Chapter. He volunteered
for Meals on Wheels, participated in
walking, volleyball and baseball for
the Oak Park Seniors, and he won
medals from the Senior Olympics of
Michigan. He was employed by A&P
Mr. Glassman is survived by
his sons and daughters-in-law,
Alexander Glassman and Diane
Morrison of Denver, Colo., Edward
and M.J. Glassman of Denver;
daughter, Lea Trager of West
Bloomfield; grandchildren, Katie
Glassman-Salzberg and Yaniv
Salzberg, Jonnah Glassman, Stacy
Carls-Trager and Jason Carls, Dr.
Jason and Stacy Trager; great-grand-
son, Matthew Pierce Trager; sister,
Dorothy Rothman of California;
many other loving family members
He was the beloved husband for 55
years of the late Margaret Glassman;
eight other siblings predeceased
Contributions may be made to a
charity of one's choice. Interment
was held at Workmen's Circle
Cemetery in Clinton Township.
Arrangement by Hebrew Memorial
ROY LEVETT, 91,
of Troy, died Feb.
He is survived
by his son and
Alvin Levett and
Dr. Marilyn Hamer
of West Bloomfield;
daughter and son-
in-law, Grace and David Laverdiere
of Troy; brother and sister-in-law,
Leonard and Roz Levett; brother-
in-law, Dr. Stanley Levine; grand-
children, Zachary Laverdiere, Sarah
Levett, Aaron Levett; many loving
nieces and nephews.
Mr. Levett was the beloved hus-
band for 61 years of the late Marilyn
Levett; loving father of the late
Laurence R. Levett; dear brother of
the late Phyllis Levine.
Contributions may be made to
Congregation Shir Tikvah, 3900
Northfield Parkway, Troy, MI 48084.
Interment was at Oakview Cemetery.
Arrangements by Hebrew Memorial