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Obituaries

Rita Stone

Rita Stone

Rita Lea Stone, a performer in NCJW’s Traveling Theater Group for several years, passed away Feb. 29, 2016. Rabbi Joseph Black and Cantors Regina Heit and Elizabeth Sacks officiated at the March 3 service at Temple Emanuel. Interment followed at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

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Dr. Gregory Reich

Dr. Gregory ReichDr. Gregory Marc Reich of Colorado Springs and Palm Desert, Calif., passed away on Feb. 8, 2016, due to complications related to multiple myeloma and Gaucher’s Disease. Services were held in Palm Desert. Dr. Reich was born May 21, 1948, in Denver to the late Philip and Helen Reich.
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Goldie Bloom

Goldie BloomGoldie Rena Bloom passed away peacefully on Feb. 24, 2016, in Silver Spring, MD. She was 96. Rabbi Steven Kaye officiated at the Feb. 28 graveside service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Goldie was a force of nature, always interested in anything new,” the family said. “Creative and artistic, she was dedicated to her family and her communities. She cared for people and assisted everyone who needed her help.”
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Naomi Thompson

Naomi Thompson Naomi Esther Thompson, an educator, passed away Feb. 24, 2016, in Longmont, Colo. Rabbi Joseph Black officiated at the Feb. 29 service at Feldman Chapel. Interment followed at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Naomi was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt,” the family said. “Her sense of humor and contagious laugh will linger in the hearts of all those fortunate to have known her.”
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David Bram

David BramDavid Bram, a Holocaust survivor and commercial real estate developer, passed away Feb. 20, 2016, in Colorado Springs. He was 88. Rabbi Bruce Dollin officiated at the Feb. 22 service at Temple Shalom in Colorado Springs. Interment followed at Sons of Israel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “He quietly helped many people who needed a second chance in life, providing employment and opportunity,” the family said. “He epitomized grit, resilience, hope and unending love of lif...

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