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The Detroit Jewish News, 2013-09-12

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obituaries

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DR. ROBERT ALAN BLOOM, died Aug.
30, 2013.
Born in Detroit, Aug. 2, 1936, Dr. Bloom
was the son of Dr. Albert Bloom and Mrs.
Belle (Briskman) Bloom. He attended
Mumford High School (class of 1953) and
Wayne State University, where he eventu-
ally received his M.D. degree (class of
1962). Dr. Bloom then took his internship
at Mount Zion Hospital, San Francisco,
at which time he met his future wife,
Margaret Lotti Gross of New York.
Dr. Bloom' s training was interrupted
for two years as he served as a captain in
the Army Medical Corps, stationed in Fort
Hood, Texas. He then completed his diag-
nostic radiology and radiotherapy residen-
cy training at Mount Sinai Hospital, New
York, and accepted a private practice posi-
tion on Long Island as part of Weber and
Bloom P.C., until his retirement in 1997.
Dr. Bloom was known as a compassion-
ate and skilled physician, who remained
dedicated to his profession even after
retirement, maintaining his medical
license for several more years.
Dr. Bloom is survived by his wife of 50
years, Margie; sister, Susan Smith; sons,
David, Jeffrey, Howard; daughters-in-law,
Amy (Sklar), Ellen (Schneider), Ellen
(Meyers); grandchildren, Ryan, Eric,
Joshua, Allison, Melissa, Kyle and Leah.
Contributions may be made to the Lewy
Body Dementia Association Inc., www.
lbda.org; Vitas Hospice of Palm Beach,
1901 S. Congress Ave., Suite 420, Boynton
Beach, FL 33426; or a charity of one's
choice.

LILYAN FINER, 100, of
West Bloomfield, died
Aug. 27, 2013.
She is survived by her
son and daughter-in-law,
Alan and Dorene Finer
of West Bloomfield;
grandchildren, Jennifer
(Jonathan) Lovy, Shelley
(Kevin) Weingarden; great-grandchildren,
Brandon, Noah, Evan, Avery, Zachary and
Jessica.
Mrs. Finer was the beloved wife of the
late Charles Finer; the sister of the late
Ruth (the late Morrey) Gould, the late
Herman (the late Mary) Salter, the late
Louis (the late Clara) Saltman, the late
Max (the late Frances) Saltman and the
late Sarah (the late Max) Weisblott.
Contributions may be made to Yeshiva
Beth Yehudah, Friendship Circle or
Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network.
Interment took place at the Adat Shalom
Memorial Park Cemetery in Livonia.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.

EDITH GARSON, 86, of Franklin, died
Sept. 2, 2013.
She is survived by her daughters and
sons-in-law, Melinda and Richard Mattes,

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and Sharon and Ken Graboys; son and
daughter-in-law, Joey and Shawn Garson;
grandchildren, Brian Mattes and Elise
Zipkin, Matthew Mattes, Audrey and
Andrew Paulauski, Allison, Gillian, Neil,
Seith, Meghan, Ross and Rachael Garson,
and Noah, Sam and Jed Graboys; great-
grandson, Max Paulauski.
Mrs. Garson was the beloved wife for 61
years of the late Joseph Garson; the cher-
ished mother of the late Stuart Garson.
Interment was at Beth El Memorial
Park. Contributions may be made to the
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit,
Joseph and Edith Garson Philanthropic
Fund, 6735 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield
Hills, MI 48301, www.jewishdetroit.
org; or Temple Beth El, the Stuart G.
Garson Memorial Scholarship Fund, 7400
Telegraph Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301,
www.tbeonline.org . Arrangements by Ira
Kaufman Chapel.

CHARLES "CHUCK"
GERSH, 70, of Ann
Arbor, died Sept. 4,
2013.
He was a carpet
manufacturer's repre-
sentative. He was also
a contract musician
Gersh
for Motown, where he
played for the Supremes, Marvin Gaye,
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles,
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, and
Stevie Wonder.
Mr. Gersh is survived by his wife,
Andrea Gersh; daughter, Geniene Gersh
and partner, Jolinda Lucas; son, Jeffrey
Gersh; granddaughter, Emily Ann Cusick-
Gersh; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law,
Douglas and Kim Rosengarten, and
Maryanne Kolar.
He was the dear brother-in-law of the
late Paul Rosengarten.
Interment was at Arborcrest Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Michigan
Parkinson s Foundation, 30400 Telegraph
Road, Suite 150, Bingham Farms,
MI 48025, www.parkinsonmi.org.
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.

MOLLIE MILLER
KAHN, 90, of
Farmington Hills, died
Sept. 8, 2013.
She is survived by
her son and daughter-
in-law, Dr. Howard and
Sara Miller of New York;
Kahn
daughter and son-in-law,
Barbara Rom and Ronald Davis of Beverly
Hills; grandchildren, Punzel Miller, and
Gregory and Gabrielle Miller; great-grand-
children, Hudson and Scarlett Miller; niec-
es, nephews, grandnieces and grandneph-
ews; caregiver, Audrey Johnson. She is
also survived by Murray Kahn's daughters
and sons-in-law, Beth Anne and Terrence

Obituaries

Mother And Daughter

ANN MARKMAN,
105, of Oak Park, died
Sept. 2, 2013.
She is survived by her
son, Terry Markman
of West Hollywood,
Calif.; grandchildren,
Dr. Marlene and Dr.
Markman
Larry Kosova, Mitch
and Andrea Reid; great-
grandchildren, Ilyssa, Matthew, Allison,
Ian and Genna; nieces and nephew,
Gerald and Carol Freedman and Paulette
Freedman.
Mrs. Markman was the beloved wife of
the late Harry Markman; loving mother
and mother-in-law of the late Dianne
and the late Irwin Reid; dear sister and
sister-in-law of the late Sam and the
late Emma Freedman, the late Murray
and the late Martha Freedman, the late
Hyman and the late Ruth Freedman, the
late Sol Freedman, and the late Sadie
Markman; adoring grandmother of the
late Michael Reid and the late Gary Reid;
dear aunt of the late Stuart Freedman.
Contributions may be made to
Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy
Network, 6555 W. Maple Road, West
Bloomfield, MI 48322; or to a charity of
one's choice. Services were held at the

Miller, and Karen and Barry Siegel.
Mrs. Kahn was the beloved wife of
the late Hank Miller and the late Murray
Kahn; the dear mother-in-law of the late
Marty Rom; the loving sister of the late
Ann Eisenberg, the late Zelda Pozin and
the late Mendy Yuster; the dear sister-in-
law of the late Sol Eisenberg and the late
Joel Pozin.
Interment was at Adat Shalom Memorial
Park. Contributions may be made to the
Jewish War Veterans, 7400 Telegraph
Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301, www.
dtalojwv.net ; Wounded Warriors, P.O.
Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675, www.
woundedwarriorproject.org; or to a char-
ity of one's choice. Arrangements by Ira
Kaufman Chapel.

DR. JOHN S. MORAN,
79, of West Bloomfield,
died Sept. 7, 2013.
He was a graduate of
Wayne State University
and a psychiatrist at
Sinai and Kingswood
hospitals.
Moran
Dr. Moran is survived
by his wife of 37 years, Linda Moran; son
and daughter-in-law, Dr. Michael and
Diane Moran of Tennessee; daughters
and son-in-law, Dr. Mary Lynn Moran of
California, Christa Moran and Mel Whalen

David Oppenheim Memorial Chapel
at Machpelah Cemetery in Ferndale.
Interment was held at Machpelah
Cemetery. Arrangements by Hebrew
Memorial Chapel.

DIANNE REID, 79, of
Southfield, died Sept.
5, 2013.
She is survived by
her daughter and son-
, in-law, Dr. Marlene and
-
Dr. Larry Kosova; son
and daughter-in-law,
Reid
Mitch and Andrea Reid
of West Bloomfield;
brother, Terry Markman of West
Hollywood, Calif.; grandchildren, Ilyssa,
Matthew, Allison, Ian and Genna.
Mrs. Reid was the beloved wife of the
late Irwin Reid; loving mother of the late
Michael Reid and the late Gary Reid;
dear daughter of the late Ann and the
late Harry Markman.
Contributions may be made to a char-
ity of one's choice. Services were held at
the David Oppenheim Memorial Chapel
at Machpelah Cemetery in Ferndale.
Interment was held at Machpelah
Cemetery. Arrangements by Hebrew
Memorial Chapel.



of Ann Arbor, and Lauren Moran of New
York; grandchildren, Alex Moran, Aran
Moran, Dan Roy, Liz Roy, Casey Roy and
John Sullivan Moran; brother and sister-
in-law, Dr. Frank and Katherine Moran of
Grosse Pointe Shores; sister and brother-
in-law, Joan and Dr. Henry Bryan of Port
Huron; sister-in-law, Marion Rose.
He was the devoted son of the late Frank
and the late Mary Clarice Moran; the dear
brother-in-law of the late Jack Rose.
Interment was at Beth El Memorial Park
Cemetery. Contributions may be made to
the American Cancer Society, 20450 Civic
Center Drive, Southfield, MI 48076, www.
cancer.org; or to a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by Ira Kaufman Chapel.

ROBERT NEWMAN,
85, of Boynton Beach,
Fla., formerly of West
Bloomfield, died Sept. 4,
2013.
He is survived by his
wife, Joan Newman;
sons and daughters-
in-law, Richard and
Barbara Newman, and David and Andrea
Newman; daughter, Nancy Newman;
grandchildren, Hannah, Sam and Gabriel;
brother and sister-in-law, Lloyd Newman
and Linda Law.
Mr. Newman was the beloved husband

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