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The Detroit Jewish News, 2013-01-31

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Optics, hosting his radio talk show and
appearing on local TV segments before
retiring to Sarasota in 1987.
Golf was his passion but he decided
to give it up at the age of 88 because
playing 36 holes of golf a day was not
enough exercise. Until recently, he
played tennis daily.
Doc leaves behind his beloved wife
of 33 years, Les-Lee Roland. He was
the cherished father of Marc (Sari)
Roland, Marcie (Dale) Lebow of West
Bloomfield, and Kimberly (Michael)
Summers of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; the lov-
ing grandfather of Randi (Steve) Fried,
Robyn (Bryan) Weiss, Lindsay (Jason)
Brumbelow, Michael Lebow, and Jacob
and Chloe Summers; proud great-grand-
father of Ella and Ari Fried, Hayley and
Mitchell Weiss, and Isaac Brumbelow;
cherished cousin of Ruby Tompkins.
He was the loving brother of the late
Dr. Martin Rosensweet and the late
Shirley Davis.
Doc will be honored at a memo-
rial service on Sunday, Feb. 10, 1 p.m.
at Temple Israel in West Bloomfield.
Family will gather following the memo-
rial at the residence of Marc (Sari)

Roland. 5259 Cedar Grove Court, West
Bloomfield. Contributions may be made
to a charity of one's choice.


Bloomfield, died Jan. 22, 2013.
She is survived by her daughters and
son-in-law, Rosalind Smith of Oak Park,
Fran and Gilbert Spilman of Bloomfield
Hills; sister-in-law, Sonia Tenenbaum;
grandchildren, Mark Smith, Julie and
Sam Provenzola, Deborah Silberman,
David Silberman, Amy Spilman and
Brian Bass, Jill and Matthew Kasle,
Barry and Jodi Spilman; great-grandchil-
dren, Shawn, Billy, David, Julian, Parker,
Brooke, Emery, Ethan, Samantha.
Mrs. Silberman was the beloved
wife for 50 years of the late Raymond
Silberman; loving mother and mother-
in-law of the late Richard and the late
Rosann Silberman; dear sister and sister-
in-law of the late Nathan Tenenbaum, the
late Earl and the late Dene Tenenbaum.
Contributions may be made to a
charity of one's choice. Interment was
at Hebrew Memorial Park — Pinsker
Section. Arrangements by Hebrew
Memorial Chapel.


Surfside, Fla., formerly
of Bloomfield Hills,
died Jan. 22, 2013.
He was born in
Windsor, Ontario. Jack
played basketball while
attending Assumption
College in Windsor
and graduated with
a degree in civil engineering from the
University of Detroit. He married Merle
in 1950 and they settled in Detroit.
Although a Canadian citizen, Jack
served in the Philippines for the
American Army during the Korean War.
Golf was his passion and he was a mem-
ber of Tam-O-Shanter Country Club
for almost 50 years. He loved watching
sports, traveling and dining.
Mr. Solway was a co-founder of
Gordon Sel-way Construction Company,
1953 to 1989. Until last year, he worked
with his son Bob at Merlyn Construction
and on many major projects throughout
the Detroit Metropolitan area. He was a
member of Congregation Shaarey Zedek.
He was a very generous man, who never
turned down any organization or person

in need.
Mr. Solway is survived by his wife
of 62 years, Merle Solway; sons and
daughters-in-law, Robert Solway and
Dr. Lisa Braun of Huntington Woods,
Richard Solway and Dr. Tamar Schlick;
daughter and son-in-law, Judith and
Andrew Jennings; twin granddaugh-
ters, Samantha and Sophia Jennings;
grandson, David Jennings; sister, Ethel
Sieman; sister-in-law, Jeanette Solway;
brother-in-law, Wolfe Shuman; many
nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-
nephews and many devoted friends.
He was the loving brother of the late
Paul Solway, the late Dr. Frank Solway;
the dear brother-in-law of the late Etta
Solway, the late Jean Shuman and the
late Nathan Sieman.
Interment was at Clover Hill Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be made
to Agnon Jewish Day School, 26500
Shaker Blvd., Beachwood, OH 44122,
www.agnon.org; or to a charity of one's
choice. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman

Obituaries on page 86

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