Obituaries

In Memoriam / Of Blessed Memory Z”L

Alan “Al” Troner
Alan J. Troner,”Al Troner”, unexpectedly passed away at the age of 61 in his home in Houston. Funeral services will be held at Gutterman’s Funeral Directors, 175 North Long Beach Road, Rockville Centre, New York 11570 on August 12 at 10 a.m.

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Ann Oppman
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 4:30 pm, in the Proler Chapel, Congregation Emanu El, 1500 Sunset Blvd. Houston, Texas 77005; Rabbi Roy A. Walter officiating.

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Harold Leon Gluckman
Harold Leon Gluckman passed away July 18, 2016. A graveside service will take place at 10:30 am, Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Beth Yeshurun Post Oak Cemetery, 1037 N Post Oak Rd, Houston, TX 77055, Rabbi Jack Segal officiating.

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Rose Griswold
With sorrow we announce the death of Rose Griswold on Thursday, June 23. A graveside service will be held on Sunday, June 26 at 10:30 a.m. in Emanu El Memorial Park, 8341 Bissonnet Street, Houston, Texas 77074, , Rabbi Roy A. Walter and Cantor Vadim Tunitsky officiating.

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Sylvia Lorraine Netter Cohen
Sylvia Lorraine Cohen passed away peacefully on Friday June 17, 2016 at 94 years of age. A graveside service will be held on Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 10:00 am in Emanu El Memorial Park; 8341 Bissonnet St, Houston, Texas 77074, with Rabbi Pam Silk officiating.

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Herbert A. Lesser
Herbert (Herb) Lesser, 79, died peacefully on May 5, 2016. A private burial took place on the morning of Sunday, May 8, 2016, followed by a public memorial service and reception at 1:30 pm in the Freedman Levit Sanctuary at Congregation Beth Yeshurun; 4525 Beechnut Street, Houston, Texas, with Rabbi David Rosen officiating.

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Delma Lynne Smith
Lynne Herzberg Smith, 80, from Houston, Texas; who currently resided in Panama City Beach, Florida, died Monday, April 18, 2016. A graveside service will be held at 11:30 am, Friday, April 22, 2016 in Emanu El Memorial Park, 8341 Bissonnet St, Houston, Texas 77074; Rabbi Steven M. Gross will officiate.

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Bertha (Bertie) Hart
Bertie Hart, born in New York City on July 12, 1914, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 31, 2016. Graveside services will be held on Sunday, April 3d at 1:30 pm in Beth Yeshurun Post Oak Cemetery, 1037 N. Post Oak Road in Houston, 77055, with Rabbi Jack Segal officiating. In lieu of flowers and for those desiring, please consider a donation to the Bertie Hart Oneg Shabbat Fund at Seven Acres, 6200 N. Braeswood Blvd., Houston, TX, 77074, (www.sevenacres.org).

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Ernie Meyerson
Irving Louis (Ernie) Meyerson passed away February 7, 2016. He was born in Houston on February 19, 1925. After graduation from San Jacinto High School, Ernie went to Tulane University. As a member of the Naval R.O.T.C. he attended Officer Candidate School where he was commissioned an Ensign. He became a member of the Amphibious Forces and skippered a L.C.T. in the Pacific Theater during WWII. He remained active in the Naval Reserve until 1969, when he was honorably discharged as a Lieutenant J.G.

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Ronald Gene Jones
Ronald always preferred to be called “Ronnie”. Ronnie loved life to its fullest and always to its most extreme—for that, he paid the ultimate price. He was called back home, too soon for us, but right on time for our Heavenly Father. Ronnie’s start in this world was pretty hard. He was in and out of hospitals since birth and had two heart surgeries before the age of ten.

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