Obituaries

In Memoriam / Of Blessed Memory Z”L

Nathan Harold Topek, M.D.
Nathan Harold Topek, M.D. passed away on Monday morning, February 5, 2018 at home in Georgetown, Texas. A Graveside Service will take place Friday, February 16, 2018 at 1:30 in the afternoon, in Glenwood Cemetery, 2525 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007. Rabbi Walter will officiate.

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Marc Graye
Life is a race with a beginning, middle and end. There is a definitive starting point, which is our birth. And an ending point, which is our death. What we do in the middle is what makes the difference. He died peacefully on February 6th at his home in Cypress, Texas after a valiant battle with lung cancer. Burial will take place in Detroit Michigan. Memorial Services will be held at 6:30pm Monday, February 12, 2018, at the Graye's residence, 13707 Fir Glen Lane, Cypress, TX 77429; and Tuesday, February 13, 2018 also at 6:30pm, at Congregation Jewish Community North, 5400 Fellowship Lane, Spring, Texas 77379, Rabbi Jonathan Siger officiating.

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Ronald Lee Suchart
Ronald Lee Suchart passed away on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at the age of 86. Services will be held at Emanu El Memorial Park 8341 Bissonnet St, Houston, Texas 77074, on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 11:00 a.m. Rabbis Roy A. Walter and Pam Silk will officiate.

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Doris L. Coleman
Doris L. Coleman of Manvel, Texas, passed away on Friday morning October 27, 2017. She spent her last days at a nursing home in Alvin, TX. The funeral is scheduled for Monday, October 30, 2017, 9:30 am, at Emanu El Memorial Park, 8341 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77074, with Rabbi Pam Silk officiating.

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Charles (Charlie) Edward Casley
Charlie died in Houston, Texas on October 24, 2017, after suffering with kidney failure and other health problems. The family will receive friends, Monday evening from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Hardin Family Funeral Home, 9034 Long Point Road, a mile North of I-10 and Campbell. Funeral Services will take place 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at Terrace United Methodist Church, 1203 Wirt Road, Houston, Texas, with Reverend Nancy Creason officiating. Burial will be in the Houston National VA Cemetery promptly at 1:15 P.M.

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Mark Owen Kopelman
Mark Kopelman of Houston passed away on October 9, 2017. A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm, Friday, October 13, 2017 in the Chapel at Hardin Family Funeral Home, 9034 Long Point Road, Houston, 77055, with Rabbi Matt Michaels officiating.

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Viola Epstein Kaplan
Our beloved Viola Epstein Kaplan passed away on September 18, 2017, at the age of 98 years. A Celebration of Viola’s life was held at Oyster Creek Manor in Missouri City. Memorial donations can be made to any charity of your choosing.

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Norman Michael Chanin
Norman Michael Chanin passed away peacefully on October 1, 2017 after battling Pancreatic Cancer. A private family service with Rabbi Pamela Silk officiating will be held October 4, 2017. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Tails in Transition Animal Rescue, c/o Ashlee Pickle-pickle@gmail.com, The Seeing Eye in Morristown, New Jersey or MD Anderson, Pancreatic Cancer Research.

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Hal S. Kaufman
Hal S. Kaufman passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. A celebration of Hal’ s life will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 10:00 AM at The Church on Master’s Road in Manvel, Texas with a reception following at the church. Pastor Jason Lee will officiate.

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Murray Nadler
Murray Nadler passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones, on September 7, 2017 at the Houston Hospice after a long battle with illness. Funeral Services will take place at 10:30 am, Sunday, September 10, 2017 in the Kagan-Rudy Chapel at Emanu El Memorial Park, 8341 Bissonnet St, Houston, Texas 77074. Interment will follow at graveside. Rabbi Roy Walter will officiate both services.

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