Baltimore Sun : 2020-10-17



8 OBITUARIES THE BALTIMORE SUN | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2020 DEATH NOTICES Placeanad.baltimores­ deathnotic­ The Baltimore Sun extends condolence­s to the families and loved ones of those who have passed. 410-539-7700 Index BRILLIANT, Dr. Oscar PAZOUREK, JR., Joseph Anthony RYAN, Kathleen Theresa COHEN, Irvin HAMBURGER, Ina STEINHORN, Rosalyn S. KIRK, Howard TRZECIAK, Patricia DEATH / LODGE NOTICES RYAN, Kathleen Theresa BRILLIANT, Dr. Oscar On October 9, 2020, Kathleen Theresa Ryan (Kat), beloved daughter of Peter and Kimberley Ryan; cherished sister of Patrick Ryan, Meghan Ryan, and Sean Ryan; dear niece of Jacqualynn­e Hall. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Kathleen was an alumna of Notre Dame Preparator­y School, class of 2009 and the University of Maryland, College Park (2013) and a proud sister of Kappa Dr. Oscar Brilliant, of Baltimore, MD, passed away on Friday, October 16th, 2020 at the age of 98. He is survived by his children, Dr. Harvey (Jamie) Brilliant, Dr. JoAnne Brilliant, Dr. Margo (Robert) Schwartz, and Robert Brilliant; devoted friend Rochelle Rikki Spector; grandchild­ren, Emily ( Jason Rosenblatt), Max, Elise (Jason Morjain), and Gerry (Paul Reimer); and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Oscar was predecease­d by his wife, Geraldine Brilliant (nee Harwitz); siblings, Benjamin Brilliant, Hyman Brilliant, Ida Brilliant, Dr. Samuel Brilliant, Jerome Brilliant, and Dr. Louis Brilliant; and parents, Louis and Esther Brilliant. Funeral services are private. Please omit flowers. Contributi­ons in his memory may be sent to The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, 101 W. Mt. Royal Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201. Alpha Theta. Friends may call at Ruck Towson Funeral Home on Sunday from 12 to 3 PM and 5 to 8 PM. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday at 11:30 AM at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 13305 Long Green Pike, Hydes, MD 21082. Face masks are required and social distancing will be observed. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Adopt A Boxer Rescue, PO Box 154, Olyphant, PA 18447 (adoptaboxe­ www.RuckFunera­ www.sollevinso­ STEINHORN, Rosalyn S. Rosalyn S. Steinhorn (nee Willen), 68, of Owings Mills, MD passed away on Thursday, October 15th, 2020. She is survived by her loving husband, Steve Steinhorn; children, Erica (Jason) Cohen and Sean Steinhorn (fiancee Matt Seipp); sister, Bonnie (Harry) Pogach; sister-in-law, Phyllis Woolford (fiancee Rick Sieminski) and Myra (Alan) Nathan; grandchild­ren, Marc and Amber Cohen. She was predecease­d by her parents, Martin and Miriam Willen. COHEN, Irvin Irvin Cohen, 89, of Baltimore, MD, passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020. He is survived by his beloved sister, Phyllis Hofkin; nieces, Leah Hofkin and Karen Hofkin; nephew, Dr. Stephen (Sabrina) Hofkin; and three great-nephews. He was predecease­d by his cherished parents, Sarah and Carl Cohen. Services are private. Please omit flowers. Contributi­ons in his memory may be sent to The Maryland Food Bank, Attn: Donor Services, 2200 Halethorpe Farms Road, Baltimore, MD 21227. www.sollevinso­ Rosalyn Steinhorn was a truly amazing person, who always put others first and enjoyed life to the fullest. She had a tremendous love, bond, and friendship with her children, grandchild­ren, sister, family, and friends. She enjoyed shopping, going out to eat, family dinners, karaoke, spending time with her friends and family in Florida, spending time with her granddog, “Dexter”, watching old movies and musicals on television, doing puzzles and games with Amber and Marc, and reminiscin­g about her tremendous love for her parents, Martin and Miriam Willen. She was married to her husband, Steve, for 46 years, and every moment with her was a blessing of love, kindness, and support. HAMBURGER, Ina Ina Hamburger (nee Blumberg), of Baltimore, MD, passed away on October 13, 2020 at the age of 83. Ina was one of three children born in Baltimore to the late Harry and Esther Blumberg. Ina enjoyed her career with Baltimore County Schools as a Speech Pathologis­t for 30 years. After her retirement, she also worked as an instructor in the speech clinic at Towson University. Throughout her career, she also worked with many students as a private speech instructor, specializi­ng in stuttering. In her spare time, Ina enjoyed amateur theater, as both a participan­t and a patron. She also enjoyed many summers working at Camp Louise. She battled with appendicea­l cancer for two years. Despite her battles, her positive attitude and love for life never changed. Despite of her own health issues, she always put others first, had a smile on her face and a positive attitude. She was strong and determined to make everyday count. We will greatly miss her. She will live in our hearts forever. Funeral services are private. Please omit flowers. Contributi­ons in her memory may be sent to Appendix Cancer Research Foundation, 2021 L. Street NW, Suite 101--244, Washington, DC 20036. Ina will be remembered for being a wonderful wife, mother, and caring and devoted teacher, and will be missed dearly by many family members and friends. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Calvin Hamburger, children, Jonathan (Lisa) Hamburger and Marc Hamburger (Sharon Silverman), brother, Morton (Carol) Blumberg, sister in law, Ilene Blumberg, and grandchild­ren, Matthew, Joshua, Emily and Gabrielle Hamburger. She was predecease­d by a brother, Allan Blumberg, and her parents, Harry and Esther Blumberg. TRZECIAK, Patricia On October 14, 2020, Patricia Ann Trzeciak (nee Scelsi) passed away. She was the beloved wife of Thomas J. Trzeciak; devoted mother of Thomas J. Trzeciak, Jr. (Paula), Robert P. Trzeciak (Jean), and Timothy P. Trzeciak; loving daughter of Rose Louise Scelsi; dear sister of Kathryn F. Kight, Margaret E. Wielepski, and Michael R. Scelsi; loving grandmothe­r of eight grandchild­ren and one great grandchild. A Virtual Funeral will be held on Thursday, October 15th, 2020 at 11am. Please omit flowers. Contributi­ons in her memory may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 10626 York Road, Suite A, Cockeysvil­le, MD 21030. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Schimunek Funeral Home, Inc., 9705 Belair RD, Nottingham, MD 21236, on Sunday, October 18, 2020, from 2:00pm-4:00pm and 6:00pm-8:00pm. Funeral services will be held on Monday, at 10:00am, at the funeral home. Interment services will follow at Gardens of Faith Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Patricia’s name to the Parkinson’s Foundation,, or American Cancer Society,, or American Liver Foundation, www.liverfound­ation. org. Condolence­s may be left for the family at www. schimunekf­uneralhome­ KIRK, Howard Howard Kirk, 76, of Baltimore, MD passed away on Wednesday, October 14th, 2020. He is survived by his daughter, Haley Kirk, and many loving nieces, nephews, and friends. He was predecease­d by his wife, Julie Kirk, sisters, Bonnie Posner and Barbara Combs, and his parents, Isadore and Violet Krichinsky. A Virtual Funeral will be held on Sunday, October 18 at 9:30am. The graveside portion of the service will be held at Druid Ridge Cemetery in Pikesville, MD, through zoom or in person at 10:30am. Please see Sol Levinson’s website to view the virtual service and other funeral informatio­n. Please omit flowers. www.sollevinso­ PAZOUREK, JR., Joseph Anthony On October 8th, 2020; Joseph Anthony Pazourek, Jr., 71, of Parkville, MD passed away. He was the beloved husband of Janet Pazourek (nee Peffers) for 47 years; devoted father of Amy Ayd & her husband Brian and Erin Ament & her husband Jeremy; loving grandfathe­r of Jacob Robert, Samuel Joseph, Aidan Tyler, and Abigail Victoria; cherished brother-in-law of Pam & Rick Moudry, Teresa & David Nicodemus, and Barbara & William Ayd; also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends. Family and friends will honor & celebrate Joseph’s life at the Evans Life Celebratio­n Home – 8800 Harford Road, Parkville MD on Monday, October 19, 2020 with a Receiving of Friends from 6-9pm. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church – 8420 Belair Road, Baltimore MD on Wednesday, October 21st at 10am. The family kindly requests that everybody attending maintains a safe social distance while wearing a mask. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Catholic Charities of Baltimore food pantry. Memory tributes may be sent to the family at www.evansfuner­ W aa hhoommee,, rree rreeaallll­yy iinn tthhee bbuussiinn­eessss ooff lliivviinn­gg.. ee oowwnn ffuunneerr­aall bbuutt wwee’’ Left to right: Cheryl, Mackenzie, Hayley, Greg, Scott, Kirk, Heather, Julie, Brendan & Kate “I am a funeral director, but my profession is really all about life, about all the events, large and small, that alter and illuminate each of us every day. My life experience has taught me how to help you honor your loved ones in a way that transforms a fond remembranc­e into a truly meaningful, personal event. I am just like you...someone who appreciate­s a life well loved.” Scott Ruddick Sympathy Flowers & Gifts Available on-line at: baltimores­ 421 Crain Hwy SE • Glen Burnie • 410-766-2200 • www.kirkleyrud­dickfunera­

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