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Sharon Pearl Lasky

Sharon Pearl Lasky

Sharon Pearl Lasky, a buyer for the gift shop at The Children’s Hospital for 15 years and a talented artist, passed away Dec. 21, 2013, in Denver. Rabbi Brian Immerman and Cantor Regina Heit officiated at the Dec. 23 service at Temple Emanuel.

Interment followed at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.

Mrs. Lasky was born Aug. 29, 1930, in Denver. She graduated from East High, attended the University of Missouri and earned an education degree at DU.

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Howard S. Greinetz

Howard S. GreinetzHoward S. Greinetz, a philanthropist and major force in numerous Jewish organizations in Denver, passed away Jan. 24, 2014, in Denver. He was 88. Rabbis Steven Foster and Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the Jan. 26 service at the HEA. Interment followed at Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “He was a very giving, generous and philanthropic man,” said his wife Hyla. “Charity was the most important value in his life. I will miss him so much....
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Sheila Feigen

Sheila FeigenSheila Feigen, who survived Pearl Harbor, passed away Dec. 27, 2014, in Denver. She was 96. Rafi Metz officiated at services at Golden Hill Cemetery, followed by a memorial at Kohelet. Shalom Funeral Service made the arrangements. Family and friends describe Mrs. Feigen as “larger than life, full of energy, curiosity and great optimism, even after she had a severe stroke last August.” She was born in Brooklyn on March 22, 1917. Mrs. Feigen, who had a dynamic singing voice, performed Big Ba...
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Phillip Boxer

Phillip BoxerPhillip Boxer, one of the earliest faculty members at Metropolitan State College of Denver, chair of its English Deprt. and dean of the School of Liberal Arts, passed away Jan. 13, 2014, in Denver. He was 97. Rabbis Joseph Black and Steven Foster officiated at the Jan. 16 service held at Temple Emanuel. Interment followed at Emanuel Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. Daughter Sarah Boxer said that her father “was a born manager, a self-made scholar, a memorable teacher and a l...

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Albert Pepper

Albert PepperAlbert Eli “Yonny” Pepper passed away Jan. 12, 2014. He was 83. Forest Lawn Memorial parks & Mortuaries made the arrangements. Mr. Pepper was born in Denver to the late Sara and Willie Pepper. His maternal grandparents were Nessie and Isadore Weinreich, and his maternal great-grandparents were Rose and Sharya Weinreich. He lived with his wife Phyllis in Palm Desert, Calif., for many years. An avid dancer, Mr. Pepper enjoyed his retirement and social life with family and friends. He f...
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