Baltimore Sun : 2020-02-14



8 OBITUARIES THE BALTIMORE SUN | FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020 Death Notices Placeanad.baltimores­ deathnotic­[email protected] The Baltimore Sun extends condolence­s to the families and loved ones of those who have passed. 410-539-7700 DEATH / LODGE NOTICES Adler, Shi y Lansman, so y On February 13, 2020, Shirley Adler (nee Pass), of Baltimore, MD, passed away at the age of 97. She is survived by her children, Eileen (Mark) Pelovitz, Larry (Cammie) Adler, and Sandra (Patrick) Jenkins, grandchild­ren, Todd Newburger (Mae Frantz), and Jeffrey Newburger (Heather Shultz), and great-grandchild­ren, Callum, Ezra, and Ella Newburger. She is predecease­d by her husband, Stanley Adler, her brother, Melvin Pass, and her parents, Thomas and Rose Pass. Funeral services and interment will be held at Hebrew Young Mens Cemetery - 5800 Windsor Mill Road on Sunday, February 16, at 3 pm. Please omit flowers. Contributi­ons in her memory may be sent to Alzheimer’s Associatio­n, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or Chizuk Amuno Congregati­on, 8100 Stevenson Road, Baltimore, MD 21208. In mourning at Pikesville DoubleTree by Hilton, 1726 Reistersto­wn Road, Baltimore, MD 21208, Sunday following interment. www.sollevinso­ On February 12, 2020, Sonya Lansman, of Baltimore, MD, passed away at the age of 91. Born in Baltimore, in 1928, Sonya grew up on Violet Avenue and attended Forest Park High School. Following high school, she moved on to the College of Notre Dame, where she received a Bachelor’s in Economics and minored in Art History. She met her future husband, Irving, on a blind date, and the two were married in the summer of 1954. She worked at Penny Green Custom Linens, volunteere­d at the Baltimore County Public Library, and acted as a Docent at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Her interests were varied, including art history, reading, music, and bridge, but her family was always first and foremost. Her family remembers her as a loving mother and an advocate for her community. She is survived by her children, Donna Lansman, Andrew (Darla) Lansman, and Linda (Lloyd) Treinish, her grandchild­ren, Matthew, Jacob, Sam, and Aaron Treinish, Lillie Lansman, Megan Lansman, and Ryan (Sydney) Kaufman. She is predecease­d by her husband Irving Lansman, sisters, Miriam (Joseph) Shear, and Rhona (Neil) Tabor, and her parents, Charles and Mayme Brenner. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reistersto­wn Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Friday, February 14, at 2:30 pm. Interment Beth El Memorial Park - Randallsto­wn. Please omit flowers. Contributi­ons in her memory may be sent to the charity of your choice. In mourning at 725 Mt. Wilson Lane - Unit 439, Pikesville, MD 21208. www.sollevinso­ ClayComb, Rh d b. On February 11, 2020, Rhoda B. Claycomb passed away. She was the beloved wife of the late Vernon Claycomb and loving mother of the late Carey Claycomb. She is survived by her dear grandson, Scott (Alicia) Claycomb and great-grandchild­ren Drayton, Dillon and Chloe. She is also survived by a host of nieces & nephews. Rhoda was predecease­d also by her 4 brothers. Family & friends are invited to call on Sunday from 2-4pm & 6-8pm at the HUBBARD FUNERAL HOME, 4107 Wilkens Ave., Baltimore, MD 21229 where her funeral will be on Monday at 10am. Interment will follow at Loudon Park Cemetery www.hubbardfun­ Kavanagh, Jerome Jerome Vincent Kavanagh, 94, passed away at his home in Catonsvill­e on Feb. 11. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Liz, and children Pat Carmen (Emet), Michael Kavanagh, Dennis Kavanagh (Sheree), Janice Lent (Mike), Tom Kavanagh ( Debbie) and Kathy Barnett (Bob); 11 grandchild­ren; and 13 great-grandchild­ren. Born and raised in Baltimore, Jerry attended Mount St. Joseph High School before enlisting in the Marine Corps during World War II. He fought on Tinian and Saipan, and was wounded by grenade shrapnel on the latter. After recuperati­on in Hawaii and California, he was honorably discharged and returned to Baltimore. He held a number of sales jobs before finding his niche in the insurance industry, finishing his long career as a regional manager for the Ohio Casualty Co., from which he retired in 1990. For the next 20 years, he worked part-time at Willow Springs Golf Course as a starter, which kept him close to one of his great recreation­al pursuits. Others were tennis, fishing, crabbing and boating. A lifelong Catholic, Jerry was a member of St. Mark’s Parish in Catonsvill­e. He was predecease­d by his sister Kathleen Lang, and brothers Jack, Gerald and Bernie. Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Sterling Ashton Schwab Witzke Funeral Home of Catonsvill­e, Inc.,1630 Edmondson Ave., Catonsvill­e, MD 21228 on Friday, February 14, 2020, 2PM to 4PM and 6PM to 8PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020, 10am, St. Mark Chapel, 30 Melvin Ave., Catonsvill­e, MD 21228. Interment Meadowridg­e Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorial contributi­ons may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Frankel, M ti Martin Frankel, of Baltimore, MD, passed away on February 3, 2020 at the age of 77. Mr. Frankel was born in Boston, MA to the late Jean and Albert Frankel. He grew up in the Mattapan neighborho­od before his family relocated to Brockton, where he attended Brockton High School. He then attended Boston University where he earned his degree in mathematic­s. Upon graduation, Martin married Carol J. Smenton, whom he had been in school with since the fifth grade. The two moved to Washington, D.C., where Martin took a job with the Federal Government under the Department of Education. He worked as a Statistici­an, eventually becoming a supervisor. Martin was a man who loved numbers and making sense of data. His wife quipped that when their daughters were little, she read them bedtime stories, but when Martin would put them to bed, he would present them with a math problem to solve. He worked as a statistici­an until he retired at the age of 50, and then started a business selling collectabl­e jazz records. He had a passion for music and extensive knowledge about the facts behind the music and musicians. He was often consulted to fact check books written about the topic. In his spare time, Martin had many hobbies and interests. He was active in many sports, playing volleyball and meeting the guys several nights a week to play basketball. Martin also coached his daughters in softball, soccer and basketball. He loved to play bridge with his wife, raised guppies, built furniture and enjoyed gardening. When he and Carol relocated to Florida, Martin took to walking on the beach and swimming in the ocean, no matter how cold the water. He went to the gym regularly and stayed in great shape. Martin was a caring, generous and loving husband, father, and grandfathe­r. He was completely devoted to his family and loved spending time with his daughters. He was a good man, honest and non-judgementa­l, and maintained many relationsh­ips with friends whom he had known for decades. Martin will be missed greatly by his family and friends. He is survived by his cherished wife of 56 years, Carol J. Frankel ( nee Smenton), children, Debbie (Shawn) Flynn and Lynn Frankel (Ted Levendosky), grandchild­ren, Shane Flynn, Matthew Flynn, and Elena Levendosky. He was predecease­d by his parents, Jean and Albert Frankel. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reistersto­wn Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Monday, February 17, at 12 pm. Interment is Private. Please omit flowers. Contributi­ons in his memory may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 405 Williams Court, Suite 120, Baltimore, MD 21220. www.sollevinso­ KabiK, Melv n Melvin Kabik, Veteran Corporal Marine who proudly served his country in the Pacific during World War II, passed away on February 12, 2020 at the age of 95. Mr. Kabik was one of four children born and raised in Baltimore, MD to the late Rachel and Herman Kabik. Melvin ran his family grocery store before getting involved in commercial real estate in the 1970’s and also served as a board member of 1st Mariner Bank. In his spare time, he liked to work with his hands, and turned his garage into a workshop. He was always very helpful and willing to fix anything for anyone. Melvin will be missed greatly by his family and many dear friends. He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Ruth Kabik (nee Newberger), children, Jeffrey Kabik and Terry Reamer (Andy Gorelick), and daughterin-law, Terry Burton, grandchild­ren, Lisa (David) Yacono, Eric Kabik, Hanan (Nicole) Kabik, Matthew Reamer, Andrew (Emily) Reamer, Daniel Reamer, and Rachel (Kevin) Sugihara, and great-grandchild­ren, Bella, Leila, Roxy, Sydney and Riley. He was predecease­d by his son, Marc Kabik, siblings, Leonard Kabik, Florence Gordon, and Theresa Dreyer, and parents, Rachel and Herman Kabik. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reistersto­wn Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Sunday, February 16, at 1:30 pm. Interment Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery - Berrymans Lane. 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 or Jewish National Fund, 78 Randall Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY 11570. In mourning at 3711 Gardenview Road, Pikesville, MD 21208. www.sollevinso­ FROM PAGE ONE horowitz, Ma n Martin Horowitz, of Baltimore, MD, passed away February 12, 2020. He was predecease­d by his beloved wife, Edith R. Horowitz (nee Warach), granddaugh­ter, Rebecca Jenna Horowitz, and parents, Sarah and Bernard Horowitz. He is survived by his children, Dr. Mindy Horowitz (Mark Mellman), David (Nancy) Horowitz, Judith Horowitz (Joshua Ottenberg), and Dr. Ruth Horowitz (Dr. Carl Shanholtz), sister, Marcia (Michael) Resnick, grandchild­ren, Yedeedya (Betsy) Mellman, Aryeh (Talya) Mellman, Mira Mellman, Jacob Horowitz (fiancee Jessica Rodriguez), Samuel Ottenberg, Juliet Ottenberg, Adina Shanholtz (fiancee Victoria Kealiher), and Elise Shanholtz, greatgrand­daughter, Genesis Rose Horowitz. He loved music and dancing and was an energetic and graceful performer. He played guitar, accompanyi­ng himself on folk and Yiddish songs. After his retirement, he served as a volunteer for multiple community organizati­ons. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reistersto­wn Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Thursday, February 13, at 12 pm. Interment Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery - Berrymans Lane. Please omit flowers. Contributi­ons in his memory may be sent to the charity of your choice. In mourning at 3 Emerald Ridge Court, Baltimore, MD 21209, Thursday immediatel­y following interment and Friday morning and continuing at 3012 Cambridge Place NW, Washington. DC, 20007, from Sunday to Wednesday morning. www.sollevinso­ “I’m in shock. I see [these things] on TV and think, that poor parent. And now, I’m the poor parent.” Machiz, Jos u On February 10, 2020, Joshua Brandon Reilly Machiz, passed away at the age of 31. He is survived by his daughter, Tatiana Machiz, parents, Ann Reilly and Joseph Schwartzel, a grandmothe­r, Ruth Hankin, siblings, Kaitlin Schwartzel, Reid Schwartzel, Anna Machiz (fiancee, Brad Dillon), Katia Machiz (fiancee, Mark Dziengiel), and Reilly O’Gorman, many loving nieces and nephews, and brothers, Zeke Crane, Tyrone Hammond, and Shaun Tran. He is predecease­d by his grandparen­ts, Kenneth Hankin, and Edward and Lenora Machiz. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reistersto­wn Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Friday, February 14, at 1 pm. Please omit flowers. Contributi­ons in his memory may be sent to MidAtlanti­c German Shepherd Rescue, PO Box 353 Mt. Airy, MD 21771 or Child Welfare League of America, 727 15th Street NW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20005. — Susan Marullo, Michael Marullo’s mother www.sollevinso­ Murphy, Dana L. On Tuesday, February 11, 2020, Dana L. Murphy (nee Tarbox); beloved wife of Frank Murphy; devoted mother of Allyson Tarbox, Quinby Sohlberg, and step-daughters Dana Murphy & Lauren Murphy; cherished sister of Kristi Tarbox; daughter of Evelyn Tarbox. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at 12:30 PM, at Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc., 6500 York Rd (at Overbrook). A receiving of friends and family will follow from 2 PM to 4 PM. www.mwfuneralh­ Sympathy Flowers & Gifts Available on-line at:

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