to Massachusetts General Hospital
Advisory Council, Pediatric Bipolar
Program, 165 Cambridge St., Suite
600, Boston, MA02144, www.mass-
general.org; Friendship Circle, 6892
W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield,
MI 48322, www.friendshipcircle.
org; or Dorothy and Peter Brown
Jewish Community Adult Day Care
Program, 6720 W. Maple Road, West
Bloomfield, MI 48322, www.jslmi.org .
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.
EVE KOPITZ, 99, of
died Feb. 20, 2013.
She is survived by
her son and daugh-
and Gilda Kopitz of
daughter and son-in-
law, Paula and Tom Szkotnicki of Sun
City, Ariz.; daughters-in-law, Trudy
Kopitz, Barbara Kopitz; son-in-law,
Alan Goodgall, niece, Ilene Weiss; 20
loving grandchildren; 19 loving great-
Mrs. Kopitz was the beloved wife of
the late Ben Kopitz; the mother of the
late Martin Kopitz and the late Judith
Goodgall; grandmother of the late Lisa
Pasekel; sister of the late Myra (the late
Sam) Gilman and the late Sam (the
late Helen) Rosen.
Interment took place at Beth Tefilo
Emanuel Cemetery in Ferndale.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.
ELSIE MAY FLEISHMAN KOTLER,
91, of Southfield, died Feb. 20, 2013.
Mrs. Kotler was a classroom teacher
and reading specialist in Berkley
Public Schools; most of her teaching
was at Burton Elementary School.
She was a founding member of
Congregation Beth Shalom, a lifetime
member of Hadassah, a member of
Alpha Delta Kappa professional edu-
cational sorority and a member of the
Institute for Retired Professionals.
She is survived by her sons and
daughter-in-law, Mark Kotler of
Blacklick, Ohio, and Burt and Batia
Kotler of Israel; daughters and sons-
in-law, Ellen Kotler and Don Rubin
of West Bloomfield, and Shira "Sally"
and Michael Chai of Israel; grand-
children, Andrea Kotler, Katie Kotler,
Joshua Rubin, Penina Rubin, Shahar
Chai, Yonot Chai, Leore, Oron and
Noa Kotler; brother and sister-in-law,
Robert and Anne Fleishman; sister
and brother-in-law, Martha and Larkin
Chanault; brother-in-law, Sam Fein;
many loving nieces, nephews, cousins
Mrs. Kotler was the beloved wife of
the late Sidney Kotler; the cherished
sister of the late Betty Fein, and the
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