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The Detroit Jewish News, 2014-03-27

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obituaries

LILLIAN BERGER, 90, of Farmington

Hills, died March 22, 2014.
She is survived by her son and daugh-
ter-in-law, Leon and Judy Berger of West
Bloomfield; son-in-law, Dr. Michael
Zonder and his wife, Deenie Zonder;
grandchildren, Dr. Jeffrey and Silva
Zonder, Erica Zonder and her fiancee,
Jodi, Scott Berger and Shayna Berger;
great-granddaughters, Emily and Hanna
Zonder.
Mrs. Berger was the beloved wife of the
late Irving Berger; the loving sister of the
late Afrom Block.
Interment was at Adat Shalom
Memorial Park. Contributions may be
made to the Michigan Humane Society,
30300 Telegraph Road, Suite 220,
Bingham Farms, MI 48025, www.
michiganhumane.org. Arrangements by
Ira Kaufman Chapel.

ESTELLE DOLINKA,

86, of West Bloomfield,
died March 23, 2014.
She is survived by her
daughters, Janet Dolinka
of Walled Lake and
Yvonne Dolinka of San
Diego, Calif.; brother,
Dolinka
Saul Gross of Livonia;
nieces, nephews, great-
nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces
and many wonderful friends.
Mrs. Dolinka was the beloved wife of
the late Hyman Dolinka; the dear sister-
in-law of the late Shirley Gross.
Interment was at Machpelah Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Yad Ezra,
2850 W. 11 Mile Road, Berkley, MI 48072,
www.yadezra.org; or to a charity of one's
choice. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman
Chapel.

DOROTHEA "DOLLY" LEAVITT
BOURKE, 77, of Atlanta, Ga., died March

9, 2014.
Dolly was born in the Bronx, N.Y., July
12, 1936. She earned a B.A. in English at
Georgia State University and a master's
in library science from Clark Atlanta
University. She was an avid reader of
nonfiction and enjoyed drawing, paint-
ing, writing and playing the piano.
Mrs. Bourke is survived by her devoted
daughters, Debra Berkowitz Darvick
(Martin) of Birmingham, Mich., Amy
Berkowitz Trager (Steve) and Lisa
Berkowitz Thaler (Martin); grandchil-
dren, Elliot Darvick (Elizabeth), Emma
Darvick, Kevin Trager, Emily Trager and
Henry Thaler; sister, Judy L. Bardach
(Bob); several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents,
Lillian R. and Dr. Jacob M. Leavitt; and
sister, Joyce L. Rosen.
Interment was in Atlanta.
Contributions may be made to Weinstein
Hospice, 3150 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta,
GA 30327, www.weinsteinhospice.
org. Arrangements by Dressler's Jewish
Funeral Care, Atlanta.

ALEX D. COLVIN, 83,

of Oak Park, died March
13, 2014.
He is survived by his
sons and daughters-in-
law, Dan and Suzanne
Colvin of Farmington
Hills, Gilbert Colvin
Colvin
and Deborah Maxwell
of Grand Blanc; sister, Naomi Gellman of
New York; grandchildren, Thomas and
James Colvin.
Contributions may be made to the
Alzheimer's Association or Ways To
Work. A memorial service will be held on
March 30 at 11 a.m. at Dorfman Chapel
in Farmington Hills. Arrangements by
Dorfman Chapel.

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CHERNA "CELIA"
GOLDIN, 92, of Bal

Harbour, Fla., died
March 18, 2014.
She is survived by
her daughter, Margarita
Weinbaum of Florida;
grandchildren, Stanley
and Angela Litvak;
great-grandchildren, Aliza, Ella and
Jacoby Litvak.
Mrs. Goldin was the beloved wife of the
late Nathan I. Goldin; the dear mother-
in-law of the late Gerald Weinbaum; the
loving grandmother of the late Allen Oleg
Litvak.
Interment was at Beth El Memorial
Park. Contributions may be made to a
charity of one's choice. Arrangements by
Ira Kaufman Chapel.

FREDA GRAND, 97, of

Bloomfield Hills, died
March 22, 2014.
She is survived by
her sons and daughter-
in-law, Joseph and
Myrna Grand of West
Bloomfield, Jeffrey
Grand of Southfield;
daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Barry
Stulberg of Bloomfield Hills; grandchil-
dren, Jonathan Grand, David and Julie
Grand, and Merrill Stulberg; great-grand-
children, Madeline and Sam Grand, Will,
Ryan, Naomi, David, Ben, Morgan, Liam
and Max; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mrs. Grand was the beloved wife of the
late Herman Grand; the loving sister of
the late Stanley Guyer; the dear sister-in-
law of the late Ida Guyer.
Interment was at Beth Ahm Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to JARC,
30301 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 100,
Farmington Hills, MI 48334, www.jarc.
org. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman
Chapel.

Obituaries

LOUIS HOFFMAN, 91, of Huntington
Woods, died March 17, 2014.
He was born in Detroit to Nathan and
Yetta Hoffman, the second of three boys.
He was a decorated veteran of World War
II and a graduate of the medical school at
Wayne State University.
He practiced psychoanalysis in the
Detroit metropolitan area for more than
50 years and served on the board of gover-
nors of the Wayne State University Medical
School Alumni Association.
He was an avid athlete who also loved
poetry and Yiddishkeit.
He is survived by his beloved wife,
Florence, to whom he was devoted for
67 years; his four children: Andrew and
his wife, Wes Brown, and their children,
Samantha, Jacob and Zachary of Palo Alto,
Calif.; Karen and her daughter, Natalie, of
Chevy Chase, Md.; Judy and her husband,
Alan Baumgarten, and their children,
Nathan and Alexandra of Asheville, N.C.;
Anne and her husband, Evan Cohen, and
their children, Sarah, Laura and Dana of
Barrington, R.I.
Contributions may be made to
American Friends of Magen David Adorn,
23470 Riverview, Southfield, MI 48034.
Interment was held at Clover Hill Park in
Birmingham. Arrangements by Hebrew
Memorial Chapel.

BELLA KAPLUNOVA,

85, of Oak Park, died
March 5, 2014.
She was a patient and
caring person, gener-
ous mother and grand-
mother. The family will
always remember her
Kaplunova
love, care and generosity
in everything. She was
wise and willing to share her experience.
Mrs. Kaplunova is survived by her
husband, Dmitry Kaplunov; son and
daughter-in-law, Igor and Olga Kaplunov
of West Bloomfield; daughter and son-
in-law, Marina and Zinoviy Chernyak
of Farmington Hills; grandchildren, Ella
Chernyak, Alexander Chernyak, Alksey
Kaplunov.
Contributions may be made to a char-
ity of one's choice. Services and interment
were held at Adat Shalom Memorial Park
Cemetery in Livonia. Arrangements by
Hebrew Memorial Chapel.

SONIA KITAIN, 64, of

West Bloomfield, died
March 21, 2014.
She is survived by her
beloved husband, Dr.
Donald Kitain; daughters
and son-in-law, Lisa
and Scott Richmond of
Kitain
West Bloomfield, Dr.
Shelly Kitain of West Bloomfield; brother
and sister-in-law, Aaron and Stephany
Schechtman of Loveland, Ohio; sister and

brother-in-law, Dr. Joy Schechtman and Dr.
Jack Tuber of Scottsdale, Ariz.; grandchild,
Shira Richmond; many loving nieces, neph-
ews, other family members and friends.
Mrs. Kitain was the sister of the late
Harriet Komer.
Contributions may be made to a char-
ity of one's choice. Interment took place
at the Adat Shalom Cemetery in Livonia.
Arrangements by Dorfman Chapel.

BARNEY KUSHMAR,

86, of Centerline, died
March 16, 2014.
He was a baker at
Zeman's Bakery until
retirement. He was a
man with a good heart
and a good nature. He
Kushmar
loved and collected
c. 1950
clown paraphernalia.
Mr. Kushmar is
survived by his brothers and sister-in-
law, Arnold and Joyce Kushmar, Morris
Kushmar, Simon Kushmar, David Kushmar;
sisters, Marilyn Kushmar, Janice Kushmar
and Rose Dekett; nieces and nephews; cous-
ins and dear friends, Patty Williams, Robert
McQuade and Steve Lickner.
He was the brother of the late Aneale,
the late Martha, the late Louis and the late
Phillip.
Interment was at Machpelah Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to Heart To
Heart Hospice, 30800 Telegraph Road,
Bingham Farms, MI 48025; or a charity
of one's choice. Arrangements by Hebrew
Memorial Chapel.

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JOYCE MARKIN, 81, of

Ferndale, died March 17,
2014.
She is survived by
family members and lov-
ing friends.
Contributions may be
made to the American
Markin
Heart Association,
Memorial & Tribute Lockbox, 3816
Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674; or
Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood
Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA 01923.
Interment was held at Hebrew Memorial
Park. Arrangements by Hebrew Memorial
Chapel.

DAVID MILGROM, 85, of Hallandale,

Fla., died March 10, 2014.
He was a Navy medic in World War II.
He was the owner of Modern Display Signs
in Florida until his retirement in 2007.
Mr. Milgrom is survived by his daugh-
ter and son-in-law Lee and Bruce Sack
of Birmingham; son, Steve Milgrom of
California; grandchildren, Alexis and Evan
Sack, Adam, Nicola, Tedi and Andrew
Milgrom.
Interment was in Florida. Contributions
may be made to www.jewishhospice.org ;
or to a charity of one's choice.

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