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Our Deepest Sympathies:

Cynthia Glick

 * Cynthia Lynn Glick, 64, Laguna Woods, CA, February 25, 2015

Our condolences goes out to Randy Belzer and their family.


* Janet Karp Recht, 83, March 28, 2015

Beloved wife of 62 years of Weirton, W.Va., attorney Arthur J. Recht; devoted mother of Scott (Jaime) Recht of Rockville, Md.; Elisa Recht Marlin of Pittsburgh; Jodie (Steven) Krasnick of Huntington Woods, Mich.; and Steven (Geri) Recht of Upper St. Clair, Pa. Loving grandma of Bruce and Jason Recht; Daniel, Barry and Zachary Marlin; Ellie, Marla and Evan Krasnick; and Jacob, Sydney and Rayna Recht. Sister-in-law of the late Rose (the late Harry) Hausman, Sally (the late David) Hearst, the late Allan (the late Florence) Recht, Ruth (the late Edward Rubenstein and the late Charles) Levenson, and Florence (the late Jack) Heyison. Also survived by many loving cousins, nieces and nephews. Janet was born in Steubenville, Ohio, to Morris Karp and Pearl Rothstein Karp. A graduate of East Liverpool High School, she attended the Ohio State University, where she was a member of Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority and graduated with an education degree. She was a proud Buckeye alumna and fan throughout her life. Janet taught in the Alikana, Ohio, school district from 1953-1955. Janet was a life member of Hadassah, and member of Beth Israel Synagogue of Weirton, B'nai Israel Synagogue of Steubenville, Temple Beth Israel of Steubenville and most recently Beth El Congregation of the South Hills. Her benevolence extended to many organizations and individuals. Janet enjoyed traveling, cooking, music, reading, and spending time with family. She was a longtime patron of the arts, including Pittsburgh Public Theater, City Theater and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. The Recht family would like to thank Janet's medical staff and the Right at Home caregivers April, Kim, Cindi, Kristie, Cheyenne, Tammy, Mercedes and Teresa for their loving care of Janet. Services and interment were held on Monday, March 30 at B'nai Israel Cemetery of Steubenville. Contributions in memory of Janet may be made to Hadassah, Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, the Jewish Association on Aging of Pittsburgh, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the American Cancer Society. Funeral arrangements made by Greco-Hertnick of Weirton.

* Alvin Jay "Al" Leff, 67, of Phoenix, AZ, March 9, 2015

Passed away peacefully at the Sherman Home Hospice on March 9, 2015. Alvin was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois as the second child of Daniel and Doris Leff. After graduating from Bell School and Lane High School, he attended Gallaudet College (now University) in Washington D.C. Alvin shared great times with his Class of 1971 classmates. Alvin married Donna Haynie Leff, Class of 1973. While living in Chicago, Phoenix, and Atlanta, Alvin was active with many organizations related to sports and associations for the deaf. The majority of Alvin's career was as Controller of Kitchen and Haynie Royal Tire Company, a company in Atlanta co-founded and run by Alvin's father-in-law, Ed Haynie. After Alvin retired, he and Donna moved back to Phoenix to spend more time with Alvin's father, Daniel. Alvin continued volunteering with several organizations, including the Phoenix Association of the Deaf and the Mayo Clinic. Alvin is survived by his spouse, Donna, and his two sons, Issac and Lewis. His brother Marvin and sister-in-law Karen continue to live in Phoenix, as well as Alvin's father, Daniel. A private, family service will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2015. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in his memory to the Class of 1971 Scholarship Fund at Gallaudet University. Donate online at https://giving.gallaudet.edu/donatenow (choose 'other' donation designation, type in Class of 1971, and donate 'in memory' of Alvin Leff in the tribute section), or mail checks payable to Gallaudet University with the fund name on the memo line and in memory of Alvin Leff, to Gallaudet University, Office of Development, EMG Memorial Building, 800 Florida Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20002. [The Arizona Republic on Mar. 12, 2015]

Margaret Pearl Abramowitz Solomon

 * Margaret Pearl Abramowitz Solomon, 95, February 25, 2015

Born February 6, 1920, passed away February 25, 2015. Survived by children Leslie (Aurora) Solomon, Diane (Michael) Lockhart, four  grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Predeceased by husband Alfred Solomon.

* Selma (Schacher) Vogel, 1932 - 2015

Beloved wife of the late Leonard. Loving mother of Fruma Porter (Yosef) and Gail Goldstein (Samuel). Dear Grandmother of Yitzchok Wainer (Rivka), Ryan Wainer, Chaia Kessler (Chaim), Scott Goldstein and Lauren Goldstein. Dear Great grandmother of Rochel Raizel, Yehudis Leah, Chaya Mushka, Shterna Sarah, Chana Basya, Gavriel Noach and Yehoshua Yosef. Relatives and friends are invited to funeral services Sunday 9:30 AM precisely GOLDSTEINS' ROSENBERG'S RAPHAEL-SACKS SUBURBAN NORTH, 310 2ND Street Pike, Southampton, PA. Int. Shalom Memorial Park. Shiva will be observed at the home of Gail and Sam Goldstein through Tuesday evening and at the home of Fruma and Yosef Porter in Cleveland Heights, OH from Monday through Friday. Contributions in her memory may be made to Federation Housing, 8900 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19115 or Hebrew Association for the Deaf, 8027 Castor Avenue, Phila., PA 19152. Source:  http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/legacy/obituary.aspx?pid=174265626

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Proud Parents:
* Mayim, February 16, 2015.
Parents Shoshannah Stern & Ricky Mitchell, proud grandparents Ron & Hedy Stern and aunt Louise & Omar Lopez, and uncle Brendan & Dana Sipek & Alia.



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