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Obituaries

SELMA L. CHESTER

January 15, 2008

Chester, Selma L. (Cohen) in her 100th year, of Needham, on Jan. 15, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Edward Chester. Devoted mother of Larry Chester & Alice Schwartz. Dear grandmother of Harold Chester, Eric & Janet Schwartz, Jeff & Leigh Schwartz, Loving great grandmother of Isabel, Maddy, & Jack Schwartz, Lanie, Will, Meg, & Tom Schwartz. Services at the Chevra Kadusha of Boston Cemetery, “D St.”, off 11 Washington St., Woburn, on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 2pm. Following services a Memorial observance will be held at the home of Alice Schwartz, until 9 p.m. Thursday. In lieu of flowers remembrances in her memory may be made to Simmons College, 300 Fenway, Boston, MA 02115 or a charity of your choice.

PETER H. W. BERNFELD

January 15, 2008

Bernfeld, Peter H.W. of Westwood, on January 15, 2008, beloved husband of Helen (Kroch). Devoted father of Michele Bernfeld of Needham and Mark Bernfeld and his wife Linda of Natick. Dear grandfather of Rachel Bernfeld and Daniel Bernfeld. Graveside services at the Framingham-Natick Hebrew Cemetery, Fairview Ave., Natick on Thursday, January 17 at 11:30 A.M. Memorial Observance will be omitted. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Combined Jewish Philanthropies, 126 High St., Boston, MA 02110

MYRON “MIKE” KADETSKY

January 14, 2008

Kadetsky, Myron “Mike” of Chestnut Hill on January 14, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Carol Kadetsky. Devoted father of Toni Brooks and her husband Barry of Wellesley and Boca Raton, FL. Dear grandfather of Erik and Andrea Brooks, Kelly and Jason Gordon and great grandfather of Georgia, Dean, Sabrina and Ascher. Loving brother of the late Allan and David Kadetsky. Graveside services on Friday, January 18 at 10:00 am at Hebrew Volin Cemetery, 776 Baker Street, West Roxbury, MA. Following the service, Memorial Observance will be at the home of Toni and Barry Brooks until 4:00 pm. Remembrances in his memory may be made to a charity of your choice.

DR. JUDAH FOLKMAN

January 14, 2008

Folkman, Judah Dr. of Brookline, on January 14, 2008. Beloved husband of Paula (Prial) Folkman. Devoted father of Laura Steuer and her husband Brian, and Marjorie Folkman. Cherished grandfather of Hannah Steuer. Loving brother of David Folkman and his wife Susan, and Joy Folkman Moss and her husband Arthur. Dear son-in-law of Anne Prial of Fall River. Services at Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Ave., Boston (parking on The Riverway), Sunday, January 20, 2008 at 1 p.m. Following interment at Temple Israel Cemetery, Wakefield, the Folkman Family will be at Temple Israel from 4 to 6 p.m. Memorial observance will continue Monday through Thursday at his residence 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02215 or the Folkman Angiogenesis Research Institute, c/o Children’s Hospital Trust, 1 Autumn St. #731, Boston, MA 02215.

MYRON “MIKE” KADETSKY

January 14, 2008

Kadetsky, Myron “Mike” of Chestnut Hill on January 14, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Carol Kadetsky. Devoted father of Toni Brooks and her husband Barry of Wellesley and Boca Raton, FL. Dear grandfather of Erik and Andrea Brooks, Kelly and Jason Gordon and great grandfather of Georgia, Dean, Sabrina and Ascher. Loving brother of the late Allan and David Kadetsky. Graveside services on Friday, January 18 at 10:00 am at Hebrew Volin Cemetery, 776 Baker Street, West Roxbury, MA. Following the service, Memorial Observance will be at the home of Toni and Barry Brooks until 4:00 pm. Remembrances in his memory may be made to a charity of your choice.

LINDA JOKINEN

January 11, 2008

Jokinen, Linda (Fanger) of Norwood age 55 on Jan. 11, 2008. Devoted mother of Eric Jokinen of New York City. Dear daughter of Irving Fanger of Chestnut Hill and the late Pearl (Palefsky) Fanger. Dear stepdaughter of Bernice Abramson. Devoted sister of Barbara Fanger Shuman of Chestnut Hill, Carol Fanger Bell and her husband Steven & Laora Fanger-Vexler of CA. Linda was a beloved Aunt, Niece, Cousin and friend and adored Auntie Linda to many. Graveside services at Lindwood Memorial Park 497 North St. Randolph (Today) Sunday Jan. 13 at 2:00 PM. Lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Lupus Foundation of America PO Box 631047, Baltimore, MD 21263-1047.

FRANCES SILK

January 9, 2008

Silk, Frances (Pearlman) of Chestnut Hill, on Jan. 9, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Arthur G. Silk. Devoted mother of Robert Silk & his wife Sherry of Newton, Jason Silk & his wife Harriet of Newton & Rhonda Silk of Oregon. Dear grandmother of Stephen Silk & his wife Barrie & Michelle Silk, Stacey & Matthew Silk, Mindy & Jill Silk & Randi & her husband Ryan & Jackie. Loving great grandmother of Brett, Blake & Jessie Silk. Loving sister of Shirley Shaer of Randolph & the late Joe Pearlman. Graveside Services at Sharon Memorial Park, 120 Canton St., Sharon, on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, at 11:45 a.m. following services a memorial observance will be held at the Function Room at Hampton Place, 79 Florence St, Chestnut Hill until 5 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers remembrances in her memory to Jewish Big Brother & Big Sister Assoc., Attn. Susan Gotschalk, 333 Nahanton St., Newton Ctr., MA 02459.

FLORENCE BROWN

January 9, 2008

Brown, Florence of Chestnut Hill and Boca Raton, FL, January 9, 2008. Beloved wife of Manny Brown. Devoted mother of Steven Brown and his wife Jane B. of Brookline. Dear grandmother of Noah Brown and his wife Anne, and Jessie Brown. Loving sister of Harold Weisman and his late wife Arlene of Newton, Lenore Schwartz and her husband Norman of Silver Spring, MD, Joseph Weisman and his wife Justine of Needham, and the late Mildred Dean and her late husband Robert E. Dear cousin of Rhoda Cohen and her husband Stanley of Brighton. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Services at Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon St., Brookline on Friday, January 11 at 9:30 a.m. Following Interment at Grove Street, West Roxbury a memorial observance will be held at the home of Steven and Jane B. Brown until 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday evening 7-9 p.m. and Sunday 2-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers remembrances in her memory may be made to the West End House, 105 Allston St., Allston, MA 02135.

HERBERT SCHULKIND

January 8, 2008

Schulkind, Herbert of Natick on Jan. 8, 2008. Beloved husband of Pearl Schulkind. Devoted father of Judith Photenas of Bridgewater, N.H. and Richard Schulkind and his wife Sharon of Sharon, MA. Dear grandfather of Andrew and Jennifer Photenas, Lisa and Matthew Schulkind. Graveside services at The Riverside Cemetery, Saddle Brook, New Jersey. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to The American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

CHARLOTTE HANDVERGER

January 8, 2008

Handverger, Charlotte (Miller) of Roslindale, formerly of Randolph on January 8, 2008. Devoted daughter of the late Frieda and Benjamin Miller. Beloved wife of the late Lawrence S. Handverger. Sister of the late Frances Cohen and Herbert L. Miller. Dear aunt of Sandra Wilensky and her husband Earl of Randolph, Helaine Miller of West Newton, Ruth Cohen of Belmont, Irene Gladstone and her husband Gary of Needham, and Harriet Sandberg and her husband Herbert of Medford. Also survived by many loving great nieces and great nephews. Charlotte was a long time member of Temple Beth Am of Randolph and a dedicated volunteer for many years at Hebrew Senior Life. Services at Temple Beth Am, 871 North Main St., Randolph on Friday, January 11 at 10 a.m. Interment at Aguduth Israel Cemetery, Baker St., West Roxbury. Following the burial, family and friends are invited to return to Temple Beth Am, Randolph. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to a charity of your choice.

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