Archive | May, 2012

Jenny Bluestein, 60, St. Louis celebrity hair stylist

May 25, 2012

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Jenny Bluestein, a one-time nurse who became a prominent hair stylist and TV personality in St. Louis, died April 27 at 60 of a pulmonary embolism. She had opened her cancer battle to the public. “Our viewers loved her,” said Jennifer Blome, KSDK-TV’s news anchorwoman. “She took great pleasure in helping people be what they [...]

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Vidal Sassoon, 84, celebrity stylist and anti-Semitism fighter

May 25, 2012

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Celebrity hair stylist Vidal Sassoon, who was committed to fighting anti-Semitism and fought in Israel’s War of Independence, died May 9 in his Los Angeles home at 84. He had been battling leukemia. Sassoon, a London native, from the age of three grew up in a Jewish orphanage after his father left the family. He [...]

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John Sperling

May 25, 2012

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Scotch Plains, N.J—John Sperling, 100, passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at the Center for Hope Hospice, Scotch Plains, N.J. Mr. Sperling was born in Tarnopol, Austria Oct. 12, 1911, to David and Gussie Sperling and came to the United States in 1913. He was a 1933 graduate of Temple University School of Pharmacy. [...]

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Freda S. Schwartz

May 25, 2012

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Norfolk—Freda Sylvia Schwartz, 91, died May 4, 2012 in Virginia Beach. Born in Norfolk she was the daughter of the late Louis Salsbury and Yetta Klavins Salsbury. She was a former member of Temple Israel and Hadassah. She was preceded in death by her husband Erwin I. Schwartz, D.D.S., and her son Arnold J. Schwartz, [...]

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Claire Weinberg Nesson

May 25, 2012

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Norfolk—Claire Weinberg Nesson, of Norfolk, passed away at her residence on Monday, May 7, with her loving family at her side. Claire was a native of Canarsie, Brooklyn, N. Y. She was a member of Congregation Beth El and it’s Sisterhood, and Hadassah. She was a supporter of Old Dominion Universities Sports and their academic [...]

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Joseph Flum

May 25, 2012

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Virginia Beach—Joseph Flum, 85, died May 1, 2012. Mr. Flum was born in New York to the late Henry and Ray Greissman Flum. He was veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Mr. Flum was a sales agent for New York Life Insurance Company and retired after 34 years of service. He owned/operated [...]

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Roslyn Beldin

May 25, 2012

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Norfolk—Roslyn G. Beldin, 97, formerly of Norfolk and a resident of The Lynmoore in Richmond, Va., passed away peacefully on May 8, 2012. A native of Norfolk, she was the daughter of the late Isadore Gershon and Rebecca Blinderman Gershon. Mrs. Beldin was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Harry, and her [...]

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May 25, 2012

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Josh and Shauna Peters, of Alexandria, Va., on the birth of their daughter, Brooke Miriam Peters. Josh is the son of Beverlee Tiger and her husband, Cantor Lawrence Tiger. Shauna is the daughter of Stephen and Judy Berman of Fairfax, Va.

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May 25, 2012

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Heidi and Rich Litner of Dunwoody, Ga. on the birth of Estee Miriam Litner. She was born 18.75 inches and weighing 6 lbs., 13 oz. Welcoming her arrival is her proud sister, Sadie, as well as grandparents Philip Rovner and Joanne Batson; Barry and Myong Litner of Haverhill, Mass.; Frances Litner of Margate, Fla.; Barbara [...]

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May 25, 2012

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Megan and Louis Lessig, of Cherry Hill, N.J., on the birth of their son, Jonathan Greg Lessig, born Sunday, April 29. Jonathan is the brother of Andrew Nathan Lessig and the grandson of Beth Kinnear, Neil Kinnear, (of blessed memory), Stan Marcus, Dr. and Mrs. Harry Lessig and Dr. Faith Lessig.

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