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Leonard Litvak

Leonard Litvak

Leonard L. Litvak, a native Denverite and former CEO of Litvak Meat Co., passed away Feb. 11, 2015, in Denver. He was 92. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the Feb. 13 service at the HEA.

Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

“Leonard always strived for excellence in his business and profession,” the family said. “He also lived a life that was spiritually fulfilled.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 19 February 2015 15:40 )


Norman Stark

Norman StarkNorman Stark, who recorded with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and was a leader in the Cheyenne, Wyoming community, passed away Feb. 2, 2015, in Sarasota, Fla., after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 94. A memorial service is scheduled later this spring at Cheyenne’s Mount Sinai Synagogue, where he was a lifelong member. “He was involved in computer instruction and teaching, setting up his own and his neighbors’ networks,” the family said. “His best phone calls were to Apple...

Marsha Rubinowitz

Marsha RubinowitzMarsha Lynn Schaefer Rubinowitz, a respected teacher of the deaf, passed away on Jan. 18, 2015, in Denver. She was 75. Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the service, held at BMH-BJ. Interment followed at Emanuel Cemetery. Shalom Funeral Service made the arrangements. “She made others around her feel better about themselves,” the family said. “She was a very caring person who would ask her caregivers how they were before they could ask about her.

Cecille Silverberg

Cecille SilverbergCecille Silverberg, a lifetime Denverite, passed away Feb. 3, 2015, in Denver. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the Feb. 4 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Mrs. Silverberg was born May 20, 1923, in Denver and graduated North High School. She was often called “the prettiest girl on the West Side.” She married Leonard Silverberg on Feb. 1, 1942. The couple was featured in L’Chaim magazine on Feb. 22, 2002....

Norman Pester

Norman Bernard Pester, founder of Pester & Co. CPAs, passed away Feb. 3, 2015, in Cherry Hills Village. Rabbi Yaakov Chaitovsky and Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the Feb. 4 graveside service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and volunteer,” the family said. Mr. Pester was born March 24, 1941, in the Bronx, NY, to the late Lillian and Max Pester. He served in the US Marine Reserves....
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