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Barbara Barr

Barbara Barr

Barbara Marilyn Friedman Barr, a native Denverite and lifelong resident, passed away Nov. 16, 2014, in Denver. Rabbi Stephen Booth-Nadav officiated at the Nov. 18 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

“Mom loved and cherished me,” said daughter Wendy Barr. “She loved to help others and was interested in people, art, events and places.

“Loyal and dedicated to her family, she was fun and funny. She will be missed.”

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Elliott T. Epstein

Elliott T. EpsteinElliott T. Epstein, a native Denverite, passed away Nov. 10, 2014, in Denver. Rabbi Bruce Dollin officiated at the Nov. 12 service at the HEA. Interment was at Fort Logan National Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Elliott was a proud Colorado native and loved sharing this beautiful state with visitors,” the family said. “A kind and gentle man, he loved and cared for his wife, children, siblings, nieces, nephews and their families. “Elliott never had an unkind word. He ...
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Irene Glass

Irene GlassIrene Glass, a Holocaust survivor, passed away Nov. 8, 2014, in Denver. Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the Nov. 10 graveside service at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Mrs. Glass was born Nov. 27, 1926, in Poland. She came to the US after the war and settled in Brooklyn. A resident of Deerfield Beach, Fla., Mrs. Glass later moved to Denver to be with family. She was married to Abraham Glass, who passed away on Aug. 21, 2008. Mrs. Glass is survived by her sons...

Jerry Sigman

Gerald “Jerry” Norton Sigman, a lifelong Denver resident and respected businessman, passed away Nov. 4, 2014, in Denver. Rabbis Joe Black and Steven Foster and Cantor Regina Heit officiated at the Nov. 7 service held at Temple Emanuel. Interment followed at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “He was the mensch of all mensches in every aspect of his life,” the family said. “Personally and professionally, he loved and led by example.” Mr. Sigman was born June 2...
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Harriet S. Joseph

Harriet S. Joseph, a resident of Denver since 1945, passed away Nov. 4, 2014, in Denver. Rabbi Joe Black officiated at the Nov. 7 service at Temple Emanuel. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Mrs. Joseph was born June 4, 1914, in Virginia, Minn. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, she attended the University of Chicago Graduate School of Social Work. She married Leonard Joseph on March 1, 1943, and moved to Denver in 1945.
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