Obituaries

In Memoriam / Of Blessed Memory Z”L

Alvin Irving Gurin, O.D.
Alvin Irving Gurin, O.D. passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019, in Houston, Texas. His burial was held Sunday, June 23, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at Beth Yeshurun Post Oak Cemetery in Houston, Texas, and was officiated by Rabbi Strauss.

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Steven Bruce Kormendy
Steven passed away on June 1, 2019 with his family by his side. He was laid to rest in the Jewish Section of Forest Park Woodlands in The Woodlands, Texas.

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Edwin Howard
Edwin Howard, 90, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, widower of Joan Ruth Finkelstein Howard entered into eternal rest Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Interment will be 10:00 am Sunday, May 12, 2019 in, Emanu El Memorial Park, 8341 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX. Rabbi Pam Silk and Rabbi Roy A. Walter officiating.

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Pearl lee Rose
A Memorial Service will be held in Pearl’s honor, Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 2:00 pm, in the Sanctuary at Houston Congregation For Reform Judaism, 801 Bering Drive, Houston 77057. Those desiring to honor Pearl’s spirit may, if they wish, contribute in her memory to a charity of their choice.

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Charlotte Hope Jacobson
Charlotte Hope Jacobson (nee Lichter) born June 4, 1936 died on April 17, 2019. The family has asked that in Charlotte’s memory donations be made to Jewish Family Service (www.jfshouston.org ), Congregation Emanu El (www.emanuelhouston.org ) or Girls Empowerment Network (www.girlsempowermentnetwork.org) or the charity of their choice.

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Eugene Arnold Brams
Eugene Arnold Brams passed away peacefully with his children and caregivers by his side the evening of April 15, 2019. Graveside services were held at Emanu El Memorial Park on Thursday, April 18th, Rabbi Roy A. Walter officiating.  

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Buck, Lois Kieters
Dr. Lois Kieters Buck, Mother, wife, friend, psychotherapist, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. A Graveside Service will take place on Sunday, March 17th at Riverside Cemetery at 11 am in Saddle Brook, NJ.

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HILDA KAPLAN FRANK
HILDA KAPLAN FRANK, native Houstonian, dance enthusiast and presenter, passed away on March 12, 2019. A Memorial Service will be held on March 14 at 4:00 pm in the Barish Sanctuary at Congregation Emanu El, 1500 Sunset  Blvd., Rabbi Roy A. Walter officiating.  For those desiring, contributions may be made in Hilda’s memory to: HSPVA Friends--The Danny Frank Music Fund, P.O. Box 52910, Houston, TX 77052.

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Madilyn R. Frosch
Madilyn R. Frosch, age 95, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019. A Memorial Service will be held at Noon, Friday, March 8, 2019, in the Proler Chapel at Congregation Emanu El, 1500 Sunset Blvd. in Houston. Rabbi Oren Hayon will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Cancer Society or Smirnov Catering.

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Cynthia Ann Gachman
Cynthia was honored with a private Funeral Service in the Kagan-Rudy Chapel at Emanu El Memorial Park, with interment following the service. Rabbi Chase Foster officiated.

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