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Jane Siegel

Jane Siegel

Jane Adelaide Licht Siegel, a leader in the field of outsourcing and a former national board member of WRJ, passed away July 14, 2014. Services were held at Temple Sinai in Pittsburgh, Pa.

“Jane had bountiful energy for life and lived it as fully as possible,” her daughter Rebekah Eve Siegel says. “She was generous with her time, energy, expertise and donations.

“She reached out to the needs of old and young, rich and poor, relatives and complete strangers; tended her Pittsburgh synagogue’s rose garden and the Jewish community in Argentina.”

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Larry Margolis

Larry MargolisLarry Byron Margolis, 82, passed away July 20, 2014, at Shalom Park Care Center. Rabbi Steven Rubenstein officiated at the July 24 service at Fort Logan National Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Mr. Margolis was born March 27, 1932, in Youngstown, Ohio. He graduated from Youngstown High and Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Stationed in Panama during the Korean War, he served with the US Air Force from 1950-1954. Mr. Margolis married Hedy Louise Berger on Dec. 30, 1962....
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Alan I. Freis

Alan I. FreisAlan I. Freis, founder of the Bagel Deli and former owner of Applejack Wine and Spirits, passed away July 15, 2014, in Denver. Rabbi Salomon Gruenwald officiated at the July 20 service at the HEA. Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “The industry has lost a retailing icon,” said Mark Brown, president of the Sazerac Co. “Alan will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. He was simply the best.”

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Maxine Levin

Maxine LevinMaxine Levin, mother, grandmother and life-long volunteer, passed away on June 26, 2014, in Denver. She was 83. Rabbis Steven Foster and Brian Immerman officiated, and Cantors Regina Heit and Elizabeth Sacks lent their beautiful voices at funeral services held at Temple Emanuel and Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were made by Feldman Mortuary. Among her many volunteer activities, Mrs. Levin was devoted to the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) where she had been president of its De...
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David S. Siegal

David S. Siegal, 76, a native of Denver, died of cancer on July 18, 2014 in Los Angeles. Interment took place in Los Angeles, where Mr. Siegal was residing. He was born in Denver on Feb. 22, 1938. Mr. Siegal was the father of Scott (Suzanne) Siegal, Andrew Siegal (deceased) and Susie (Seth) Glick; the brother of Stephen (Carol) Siegal and Sandra (Steve Josephson) Siegal; and a grandfather. He was predeceased by his parents Samuel and Helen Siegal of Denver. Donations in his memory may be mad...
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