Thursday, May 2, 2013
Services were held May 2 at Montefiore Home in Beachwood.
Kurt Kohr was a Holocaust survivor, fought in Israel's War of Independence, owned a successful business in Beachwood and was one of the founders of Kerem Maharal moshav. Kurt Kohr of Beachwood died on Tuesday, April 30. He was 87, according to his obituary published on the Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz funeral home website. Kohr and his surviving wife, Rita, were honored for their work as foster parents and both volunteered for 10 years at the Montefiore Home. According to a death notice published on cleveland.com: In addition to his wife, Kohr is survived by his brother Max; his children Howard (Sherri) Kohr, Ronald (Irene) Kohr, Deborah Kohr, and Carl (Kathleen) Kohr; his stepchildren Garry Swirsky, Daniel (Naava) Swirsky, and Lisa Swirsky (…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Hisaka's work on display now at Shaker Historical Society
Don Hisaka, a prominent Cleveland architect who designed Beachwood's Signature Square, has died, a friend of his confirmed to Patch. Hisaka lived in Berkeley, Cali. when he died last week. An obituary has not been located yet, but Patch will update this article when one is published. Retired architect Jim Gibans was friends with Hisaka and worked with him on a project locally. The president of the Cleveland Artists Foundation, Gibans and his wife Nina curated an exhibit showcasing Hisaka's work at the Shaker Historical Museum that runs through March 23. "We were always friends," Gibans said. "He was a very engaging sort of guy but very uncompromising in his beliefs in his design and personal integrity, and how you treat others. He was a …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Services will be held today and Thursday.
From Lane Family Funeral Home: Mildred Saddle Goodman 96, peacefully passed away from natural causes, Feb. 11, 2013. She was a lifelong resident of Warren before moving to Cleveland. She lived in the Beachwood area. She was predeceased by her husband, David Goodman. Mildred is survived by a daughter, Phyllis Goodman of Beachwood, a son, Barney (Ellen) of Vienna, VA, loving grandmother of Mark, Brian (Nicole), Josh (Maria) and Adam (Kendra) who affectionately called her Mimi, and three great grandchildren, Eva, Asher and Samuel, beloved sister of Bill Saddle. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at noon at Roberts Clark Chapel, 180 Garfield Drive NE, Warren, Ohio. The family will receive friends and observe Shiva at the home …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
More than 30 people have signed an online guest book created in his memory.
More than 30 people have signed an online guest book on Legacy.com created in the honor and memory of Brian Horwich, 25, who died in a car crash Nov. 15 in Shaker Heights. Many reflected on how his life ended much too soon. People said they loved him for his passion for life, sense of humor and kindness toward others. "Brian was truly a wonderful person, never without that signature smile and vibrant passion for life. He will be missed by all," wrote Paul Cobb. Earlier: Shaker Heights Man Killed in Crash More: Shaker Heights Police Release More Details From Fatal Crash Family and friends gathered to remember Horwich, a Shaker Heights High School graduate, on Sunday afternoon at Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz Memorial Chapel, according to an …
Friday, August 31, 2012
LaFrance-Samac moved to California in 2004 after 30 years in Beachwood and Mayfield Heights' Building Departments.
Friday, August 31, 2012
RENEE B. LaFRANCE-SAMAC age 61 of Rancho Cucamonga, CA passed away peacefully in Mayfield Hts. on Monday, August 27, 2012. Beloved wife of Bernie Samac; stepmother of Tracy of California, Erik (wife Jennifer) of Kirtland; loving grandmother of Nikolena, Niko and Max; dearest sister of Robert (wife Holly) and Tim (wife Jennifer) LaFrance of California dear aunt and friend of many. Renee worked in the Building Departments of Mayfield Heights and Beachwood for over 30 years and retired in 2004 to enjoy the sun of California. Contributions may be made in Renee’s memory to Hattie Larlham Foundation, 9772 Diagonal Rd., Mantua, OH 44255. A Celebration of Life Service in memory of Renee will be Friday, August 31, 2012 at 11:30 AM at at THE …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Alec Joshua Feldman was buried near Baltimore this morning.
A Beachwood High School student has died, the district reports. On August 7, 2012, Alec Joshua Feldman, dear cherished son of Dr. Marc Feldman and Anne Feldman (nee Kushner); devoted brother of Aaron Asher Feldman, Abram David Feldman, and Andrew Solomon Feldman; beloved grandson of Edmund H. and Frances Feldman (nee Bran), Dr. Herbert and Sharon Kushner, and Carole Belaga (nee Gilmor) and her fiancee Edward S. Fishman. Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Wednesday, August 8, at 10 AM. Interment National Capital Hebrew Cemetery - Capital Heights, MD. Please omit flowers. Obituary information provided by Sol Levinson & Brothers. The Beachwood City Schools Twitter account shared news of …
Friday, July 13, 2012
Small died July 8.
Former Beachwood City Council President Larry Small passed away July 8, Tributes reports. The 32-year Council veteran was 94 when he passed. Read the full news obituary from the Plain Dealer.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Glazer started developing Mr. Coffee appliances in Beachwood in 1979
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Councilmen, Mayor and resident honored late Beachwood resident
Residents, councilmen and Mayor Merle Gorden honored the memory of a Beachwood resident who died last week. Richard “Dick” Adler 79, owned Adler Sporting Goods and was active in city government in Beachwood. “He was just a gem of a person,” said Councilman Fred Goodman at Monday's City Council meeting. “I will miss him. He’s just a genuine person that you don’t meet a lot in your life.” Like Adler did, resident Dick Barsen attends Council meetings regularly. “We always sat in the back row, and we had our executive meetings during your meetings,” he said to Council, “and I got to know Dick quite well.” Barsen spoke about Adler’s service in the military as a rocket scientist — literally — in New Mexico. Adler wrote a manual for launching …
Friday, September 30, 2011
Mother's bout with cancer inspired Sarah Keil Chernoff's volunteerism
In June, Morris, NJ, Patch writer Todd Cohen shared the inspiring story of Beachwood resident Sarah Keil Chernoff with Beachwood Patch. In the nine months since finding out her mother had pancreatic cancer, Chernoff, her mother Wendy Keil and other members of her family raised $130,000 through PurpleStride walks around the country to fund cancer research. On Tuesday, Wendy Keil died. However, Cohen writes, her legacy lives on. Read more at Morris Patch.