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Pioneering journalist Cokie Roberts

September 30, 2019

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Cokie Roberts, a pioneering journalist who with her husband, wrote an interfaith Haggadah and published a book about their interfaith marriage, has died. Roberts was one of the few female voices on the air when she began in the 1970s and won several prestigious awards for her work, including an Emmy. She was inducted into [...]

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Body of Jewish victim of Santa Barbara boat fire returned to New Jersey for burial

September 30, 2019

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A Jewish victim of the Santa Barbara boat disaster was buried on Monday, Sept. 9 in New Jersey. Yulia Krashennaya, 40, of Berkeley, California, was one of 34 people killed when the scuba dive boat Conception caught fire and sank early on Sept. 2 during a Labor Day weekend outing. Krashennaya’s partner, Daniel Garcia, 46, [...]

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Carole Block Rosenberg

September 30, 2019

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Virginia Beach—Carole Block Rosenberg died at home on September 14, 2019 at age 84. She was a native of Newport News and lived in Virginia Beach. She is predeceased by her beloved husband of 63 years Monte Z. Rosenberg. She is survived by her three children and their spouses; Jo Rosenberg (Shari Strader), Paul Rosenberg [...]

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Leona Rose Roberts

September 30, 2019

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Boynton Beach, Fla.—Leona Rose Roberts passed away peacefully in Boynton Beach, Fla., on September 15, 2019 at the age of 98. Born in Portland, Maine, Leona heeded the call to help in the war effort and joined the 3,700 women of Maine who built the Liberty ships during WWII, producing a ship off the line [...]

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Sofia Maria Ruiz Konikoff

September 30, 2019

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Virginia Beach—Sofia Maria Ruiz Konikoff, mother of seven, grandmother of four, and the wife of Dr. David B. Konikoff, passed away Sept. 13, 2019, during a trip to Jerusalem. She was 57. Sofia was born Jan. 4, 1962, in Miami, Fla., shortly after her family arrived in the United States from Cuba. She was the [...]

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Marshall M. Friedman

September 30, 2019

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Virginia Beach—With heavy hearts, at the age of 83, we announce the death of Marshall M. Friedman (Norfolk, Virginia), who passed away on June 8, 2019. Family and friends are welcome to leave their condolences on the memorial page and share them with the family. To leave online condolences to the family, visit www.vacremationsociety.com. Bernice [...]

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Berendina Eman, a Dutch rescuer of Jews and concentration camp survivor

September 13, 2019

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Berendina Eman, a Dutch-American woman who helped save dozens of Jews during the Holocaust and survived a concentration camp, has died. She was 99. Eman and her fiance, resistance hero Hein Sietsma, began their rescue efforts in 1942, two years after the Nazis occupied the Netherlands, according to Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust commemoration authority. They [...]

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Leonard Visotski

September 13, 2019

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Basking Ridge, N. J.—Leonard Visotski, age 88, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019 at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, N.J. Leonard was born in Throop, Pa., and resided in Warren for 23 years before moving to Basking Ridge 26 years ago. Leonard served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict as a radar [...]

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Milton Rubin

September 13, 2019

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Richmond—Milton was born on December 25, 1920 and passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019. At age 16, Milton entered the University of Delaware where he earned a math degree. He enlisted in the Army, serving in the Pacific theater and was there on VJ Day. A funeral service was held in the chapel at [...]

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Shirley (Rosenberg) Weiner

September 2, 2019

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Wilmington, Del.—It is with great sadness, the family of Shirley Weiner (nee Rosenberg) announces her passing on Friday, August 23, 2019, at the age of 84. Shirley is lovingly remembered by her children, Karen Duncan and David (Stephanie); grandsons, Brinton Duncan and Joshua Duncan (Nicole); great-granddaughter, Ravi; and her closest life-long friends, Ted Bonk and [...]

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