Obituaries from page 69
ARTHUR SAMUELS, 76, of West
Bloomfield and Tarpon Springs, Fla.,
passed away on Aug. 3, 2013.
He is survived by his loving wife of 51
years, Karen; daughters, Terri Rondeau,
Patti Samuels and Sherri Ciurlik; grand-
children, Troy, Shaelyn, Alyssa, Kristen,
Sydnee and A.J.; a beloved sister and
brother-in-law, Glenda and Robert Lask,
and the members of the Lask family.
Contributions may be made to the
Suncoast Hospice Foundation, 5771
Roosevelt Blvd., Clearwater, Fl 33760; or to
a charity of one's choice.
JANICE SHERMAN, 77, of West
Bloomfield, died Aug. 6, 2013.
She is survived by her sons and
daughters-in-law, Dr. Jeffrey Sherman
and Kate Hill of Vero Beach, Fla., Dr.
Leonard Sherman and Rene Lukaszewski
of Naperville, Ill., and Harley and Lana
Sherman of Oak Park, Mich.; grandchildren,
Joshua, Aaron, Max, Lauren, Emma, Amy
and Matthew; sister and brother-in-law, Suzi
and Elliott Kolodin of West Bloomfield.
Mrs. Sherman was the beloved wife of
the late Jerrold B. Sherman; the devoted
daughter of the late Jack and the late Ethel
Interment was at Adat Shalom Memorial
Park. Contributions may be made to the
West Bloomfield Township Library, 4600
Walnut Lake Road, West Bloomfield, MI
48323, www.wblib.org ; or a charity of one's
choice. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman
HILDA SILVERMAN, 101, of West
Bloomfield, died Aug. 7, 2013.
She is survived by her daughters and
sons-in-law, Pola and Howard Friedman
of Bloomfield Hills, Eileen and Mark
Kleiman; grandchildren, Alyssa (Scott)
Silver, Lauren (Sean) Kerman, Jill (Jeff)
Lerner, Carly (Toph Leonard) Kleiman,
Jeremy Stein; great-grandchildren, Mason
Stevens, Ethan Silver, Sarah Silver, Katelyn
Kerman, Olivia Lerner, Zach Lerner; three
special angels, Benita Lee, Cynthia Rayner
and Alice Powell; many other loving family
members and friends.
Mrs. Silverman was the beloved wife of
the late Max Silverman; the mother of the
late Mark Samuel Silverman.
Contributions may be made to Yad Ezra
or to a charity of one's choice. Interment
was at the Clover Hill Park Cemetery.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.
BERTHA TAYLOR, 100,
of West Bloomfield, died
Aug. 10, 2013.
She is survived by
her daughter and son-
in-law, Beverly Bond
and Richard O'Connor
of New York; 15 grand-
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great-great-grandchildren; sister, Blanche
Mrs. Taylor was the beloved wife of the
late Joseph Taylor; the cherished mother
of the late Harriett Ephraim and the late
Marlene Goldman; the loving sister of the
late Mary Katz; the dear sister-in-law of
the late Charles Abraham.
Interment was at Hebrew Memorial
Park. Contributions may be made to
Jewish Senior Life of Metropolitan Detroit,
6710 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield, MI
48322, www.jslmi.org. Arrangements by
Ira Kaufman Chapel.
MELANIE WALLIS, 84,
of Scottsdale, Ariz., for-
merly of West Bloomfield,
died July 30, 2013.
She was the beloved
oib cl UST wife of Aaron Wallis;
cherished mother of Julie
Wallis, Debbie Wallis
Landau (Larry Landau); adored nana of
David Landau. She is also survived by
nieces and nephews, Terri and Howard
Herman, Rob and Debe Weinberger;
sister-in-law, Natalie Weinberger, "chosen
sister; Hedy Duschinsky; cousin, Albert
Burke; a host of friends.
Mrs. Wallis was the beloved sister of the
late Emery and the late Eva Weinberger;
the daughter of the late Etta and the late
Contributions may be made to
Hadassah, the Holocaust Memorial Center
or a charity of one's choice. Interment took
place at the Adat Shalom Memorial Park
Cemetery in Livonia. Arrangements by
SAMMY WEISS, 85, of Oak Park, died
Aug. 10, 2013.
He is survived by his brother, Milton
Weiss of Palm Desert, Calif.; nieces,
Marsha Barnett, Lisa Sallen and their
Mr. Weiss was the loving son of the
late Sarah and the late Jacob Weiss; dear
brother and brother-in-law of the late
Lester and the late Jeanette Weiss, the late
Dorothy and the late Morris Bovitz.
Contributions may be made to Jewish
Senior Life, 6710 W. Maple Road, West
Bloomfield, MI 48322. Services and inter-
ment were held at Machpelah Cemetery
in Ferndale. Arrangements by Hebrew
• The obituary for Lucille Okin (Aug. 8)
had an incorrect spelling of sister-in-law
Joann Shecter's name and should have
stated that Mrs. Okin was the dear sister of
the late Benjamin Shecter.