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William Rabinowitz

William Rabinowitz

William Rabinowitz of Valley Stream, NY, passed away Aug. 4, 2013, at the age of 90.

Mr. Rabinowitz was born in Brooklyn, NY.

He was an engineer for the City of New York and a professor at City College.

Mr. Rabinowitz is survived by his beloved wife Harriet; children Caryn (David) Osterman of Denver, David (Erika) Rabinowitz and Robin Rabinowitz; and grandchildren Lewis and Rachel Osterman of Denver and Amy and Danny Rabinowitz.

Donations in his memory may be made to the HEA or the Alzheimer’s Association, Colorado chapter, 455 Sherman St., #500, Denver, CO 80203.

Copyright © 2013 by the Intermountain Jewish News

Last Updated ( Thursday, 29 August 2013 02:42 )


Harlan Balaban

Harlan BalabanHarlan G. Balaban, a noted Denver attorney, passed away Aug. 5, 2013, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Mr. Balaban was born Sept. 20, 1924, in Denver. He served in the US Navy. In 1950, Mr. Balaban received his LLB from DU.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 29 August 2013 02:40 )


Dr. Hyman Zuckerman

Dr. Hyman ZuckermanDr. Hyman Zuckerman, a respected Denver physician for many years, passed away July 31, 2013, in Denver. Rabbi Bruce Dollin and Cantor Martin Goldstein officiated at the Aug. 4 service held at the HEA. Interment followed at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “My dad was a role model to all who knew him,” said daughter Marsha Zuckerman. “A beloved doctor who always made you feel like things would turn out all right, he was an engaged, generous and supportive father...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 22 August 2013 01:25 )


George Lichter

George LichterGeorge Lichter, an aviator who became one of the first flight instructors for the new Israeli army in 1948, passed away Aug. 2, 2013, in Boulder. He was 92. According to The New York Times, he said, “I’ve had a good long run” a week before his death. Mr. Lichter was born Dec. 14, 1921, in Brooklyn, to Ben and Bessie Lichter. Airplanes were the new technology of his generation, and he developed a fascination with flying. After Pearl Harbor, he qualified for the US Army Air Force pilot tra...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 22 August 2013 01:24 )


Barry Melnick

Barry MelnickBarry Melnick, whose mother and sister perished in the Holocaust, passed away peacefully July 20, 2013. He was 96. Rabbi Ben Greenberg and Cantor Joel Lichterman officiated at the July 21 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements. “An honorable man with a great sense of humor, he was funny, smart, practical and sweet,” his loved ones said. “Family always came first. “His Hebrew name was Baruch, which means ‘blessed.’ He was indeed blessed. And ...

Last Updated ( Thursday, 22 August 2013 01:23 )

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