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Rabbi Norman Weitzner

Rabbi Norman Weitzner

Rabbi Norman Weitzner, who for 17 years headed the CU Hillel Foundation in Boulder, passed away Jan. 11, 2014 in Highland Park, NJ. Funeral services, with Rabbi Hillel David and Rabbi Eliyahu Kaufman providing eulogies, took place Jan. 12 at Congregation Ohav Emeth. Burial took place at Washington Cemetery in Deans, NJ.

Rabbi Weitzner was born in Malden, Mass. in 1935 and moved to New York’s Lower East Side when he was five years old. He studied at Yeshiva Rabbi Jacob Joseph, and was named valedictorian at both his elementary and high school graduations.

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Sonia Dunevitz

Sonia DunevitzSonia Boxer Dunevitz, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, passed away March 1, 2014, two days after her 104th birthday. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the service, held March 4 at the HEA. Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Sonia was very proud of her large family,” her loved ones said. “She was beloved by her family, and she will be missed every day.”...
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Jules Wurzel

Jules WurzelJules Lee Wurzel, 88, passed away peacefully on March 9, 2014, in Denver. A memorial service will be held Sunday, April 27, 2014. “He enjoyed investing in the stock market, traveling and spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren,” his loved ones said. “His family will miss him greatly.”
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Ida Uchill

Ida UchillFuneral services for Ida Libert Uchill, accomplished Denver Jewish author-historian and educator, took place Feb. 16, 2014 at Kol Shalom synagogue in Rockville, Md. Rabbi Jonathan Maltzman of Kol Shalom and Rabbi Clifford B. Miller, her son-in-law, officiated at services for Ms. Uchill who passed away Feb. 14 in Bethesda, Md. Interment was at Garden of Remembrance (Gan Hazikaron) Cemetery in Clarksburg, Md. Ms. Uchill was born Dec.10, 1917 on a farm just outside Denver, in Edgewater, to Fannie...
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Lea Fuchs

Lea FuchsLea Fuchs, a Holocaust survivor, passed away Jan. 31, 2014, in Denver. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the Feb. 3 graveside service at Golden Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “Our mother always taught us by example that it is a mitzvah to do good things for others but expect nothing in return,” said her daughter Anna Bekerman. “I will miss talking to and seeing her every day.” The family said attending synagogue and volunteering at a s...
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