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Obituaries

GLADYS G. STONE

March 31, 2008

Stone, Gladys G. of Natick, formerly of Revere & Florida, on March 31, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Harry Stone. Devoted mother of Richard Stone and his wife Susan of Natick, and Nancy R. Stone of Dunedin, FL. Dear grandmother of Jay and Gregg Stone. Loving great grandmother of Nicole and Kelsey Stone. Loving sister of the late Dorothy Smith. Services at The Brezniak-Rodman Chapel, 1251 Washington St., corner of Chestnut St., WEST NEWTON, on Wed., April 2 at 10 a.m. Following the interment in Everett, Memorial Observance will be held at the home of Richard and Susan Stone until 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers remembrances in her memory to The American Diabetes Assoc., PO BOX 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

HERMAN B. BALKAN

March 30, 2008

Balkan-Herman B. of West Roxbury, on March 30, 2009. Son of the late Sadie and Max Balkan. He was born in Dorchester, with his beloved twin sister, Celia Cohen who passed away at the age of 59. He was a graduate of Northeastern University. Herman was a loyal hard working family man. Beloved husband of Arleen (Charnitsky) of 50 years. He worked for Ratheon Corp. as an accountant for 35 years and part time at the Boston Globe. Over the years he was an avid numismatist and philatelist who was affiliated with many such organizations in the Boston area. He was a natural at languages and enjoyed speaking Spanish as well as public speaking for the Toastmasters Club. Besides his wife, Arleen he leaves his daughters, Janet Weinstein and her husband Glenn of Weston and Sharon Yogel and her husband David of Weston; his grandchildren, Robin, Gordon, Jodie Weinstein and Ross and Jenna Yogel. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon on Wednesday, April 1 at 11:45 am. Following the service family and friends are invited to the home of Sharon and David Yogel through Wednesday evening only. Remembrances may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.

RAYMOND D. COHEN

March 27, 2008

Cohen, Raymond D. of Waltham formerly of Teaneck, NJ on March 27, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Charlotte (Berner) Cohen. Devoted father of Andy Cohen and his wife Lesa Williams Cohen of Yorktown, VA and Alice Cohen and her partner Susan Schmidt of Waltham. Step grandfather of Megan and Josh. Loving uncle of Allen Cohen and also survived by his Grand dog Charlie. Services will be private. Remembrances may be made to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 1232 22nd Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20037-1292

SADYE DUSHMAN

March 26, 2008

Dushman, Sadye (Weiss) formerly of Milton, on March 26, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Irving Dushman. Devoted mother of Dr. Alfred Dushman and his wife Linda of Henderson, NV and Barbara Rosen and her husband Robert of Henderson, NV and Vale, CO. Dear grandmother of Adrienne Richter, Evan Dushman, Eric Rosen and Scott Rosen. Great grandmother of Noah, Cameron and Jack Rosen. Loving sister of the late Julia, Rae and Samuel Weiss. Graveside services at the Jewish Benevolent Cemetery, Jeshurun St., off of Grove St., West Roxbury, on Sun., March 30 at 2 p.m. Remembrances may be made to Hospice of Las Vegas, 1200 South Fourth St., Suite 100, Las Vegas, NV 89104.

DAVID “SONNY” SHAPIRO

March 26, 2008

Shapiro, David “Sonny” F. of Easton, formerly of Randolph and Mashpee, on March 26, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Phyllis (Cohen) Shapiro. Devoted father of Leslie Shapiro of Easton, Andrea Kelly and her husband Billy of Stoughton and Marcie Caccavaro and her husband John of Needham. Dear grandfather of Jenna, Andrew, and Jamie. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon, on Sunday, March 30, at 11:45 a.m. Memorial obseravnce at the home of Marcie and John Caccavaro, Sunday until 9 p.m. and continuing Monday 1-4, 7-9 p.m. Remembrances many be mae to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Pl., West, Brookline, MA 02445. David was the former owner of Dave’s Deli, in Randolph and Stoughton.

DAVID “SONNY” SHAPIRO

March 26, 2008

Shapiro, David “Sonny” F. of Easton, formerly of Randolph and Mashpee, on March 26, 2008. Beloved husband of the late Phyllis (Cohen) Shapiro. Devoted father of Leslie Shapiro of Easton, Andrea Kelly and her husband Billy of Stoughton and Marcie Caccavaro and her husband John of Needham. Dear grandfather of Jenna, Andrew, and Jamie. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon, on Sunday, March 30, at 11:45 a.m. Memorial obseravnce at the home of Marcie and John Caccavaro, Sunday until 9 p.m. and continuing Monday 1-4, 7-9 p.m. Remembrances many be mae to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Pl., West, Brookline, MA 02445. David was the former owner of Dave’s Deli, in Randolph and Stoughton.

RYNA E. HYMAN

March 21, 2008

Hyman, Ryna E. (Minkofsky) of Germantown, TN on March 21, 2008, beloved wife of Irving Hyman. Dear daughter of the late David and Jessie Minkofsky. Devoted mother of Andrew Hyman of Tampa, FL and Scott Hyman of Germantown, TN. Loving grandma of Stephanie and Cortney Hyman of Quincy and Mark and Marrisa Hyman of Germantown, TN. Loving sister of Stephen Minkofsky and his wife Sandra of Randolph and Marsha Cohen and her husband Steve of Greensboro, NC. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon on Sunday, March 23 at 10:45 A.M. Following services, family and friends are invited to return to the home of Stephen and Sandra Minkofsky through 8 P.M. on Sunday only. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Memphis Cancer Foundation, 8000 Wolf River Blvd., Germantown, TN 38138.

IRVING L. HURWITZ

March 20, 2008

Hurwitz, Irving L. suddenly of Newton, Mashpee and Palm Beach Gardens, FL on March 20, 2008. Beloved husband of Rosalind (Cohen) Hurwitz. Dear son of the late Hyman and Thelma Hurwitz. Devoted father of Richard Hurwitz and his wife Stacey of Needham, Stacey Israel and her husband Mark of Westboro and John Hurwitz and his wife Lisa of Needham. Dear grandfather of Jake, Drew and Rachael Hurwitz, Taryn and Harrison Israel and Alexa, Jayme and Jared Hurwitz. Services will be on Sunday, March 23, 2008 at 2:00 pm at Temple Beth Avodah, Newton MA. Interment at Pride of Brockton Cemetery, Stoughton, MA. Following interment, Memorial Observance will be at his late residence, Sunday until 9:00 pm, Monday 1-5 & 7-9 pm, Tuesday 1-5 & 7-9 pm. Remembrances in his memory may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 20 Walnut St., #318, Wellesley, MA 02481 or Autism Speaks, 2 Park Avenue, 11th Floor, NY NY 10016. CEO of Northeast Wholesale Nail & Fastener Supply, Inc.

MILDRED RAFFEL

March 19, 2008

Raffel, Mildred (Parad) of Canton, on March 19, 2008. Beloved wife of the late Milton H. Raffel. Devoted mother of Stanley Raffel & his wife Elaine of Scotland, Laurence Raffel & his wife Madeline of Arlington, & Charles Raffel & his wife Rivka of NY. Dear grandmother of Aaron Raffel, Joel Raffel, Mantra & Steve Robinson, Sarah Raffel, Aliza Raffel & Joshua Raffel & great grandmother of Miles Jacob Robinson. Loving sister of Howard J. Parad & his wife Libby of Northampton, Florence Levine & her husband George of NY, & the late Sidney Parad & his late wife Edna & the late Carol Kurzman & her surviving husband Bill. Services at Temple Beth Am, 871 North Main St., Randolph, on Friday, March 21, at 11 a.m. Shiva will be observed at her late residence. Remembrances may be made to ARMDI, 888 7th Ave., Suite 403, NY, NY 10102-0009.

PETER B. BERMAN

March 16, 2008

Berman, Peter B. formerly of Brockton, Hull and Whitman, on March 16, 2008. Beloved husband of Anne (Cohen) Berman. Devoted father of Richard I. Berman of GA, Gail S. Berman of Silver Spring, MD, Nancy Kimberley and her husband Thomas of Ware, and Jane F. Conway and her husband John of MD. Loving brother of Ruth Frim of Brockton and the late Irvin Berman. Dear grandfather of Emily Welch, Laura and Ian Kimberley, William and Mollie Conway and great-grandfather of Charlotte Welch. Services at Temple Beth Emunah, 479 Torrey St., Brockton, on Wednesday, March 19, at 11 a.m. Memorial observance will be at the home of Mrs. and Mrs. Joseph Robie, 308 West St., Brockton, following services until 5 p.m. and resuming 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday only. Remembrances may be to the U.S.O., World Headquarters, Dept. WS, P.O. Box 96860, Washington, D.C. 20090-6860 or to the American Heart Assoc., 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

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