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Obituaries

Angel Berger

Angel Berger

Angel Bobrick Berger, 72, a former Denverite, passed away Feb. 23, 2014, in Detroit, Mich. Rabbi Harold Loss of Temple Israel officiated at the Feb. 25 service at Dorfman Chapel. Interment followed at Machpelah Cemetery. Dorfman Chapel made the arrangements.

“Angel was a very caring and loving person,” says her sister Niki Malach. “She loved having her grandchildren by her side all the time. And she had so many close friends.”

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Rabbi Norman Weitzner

Rabbi Norman WeitznerRabbi 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 va...
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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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