Obituaries, April 30, 2015


J. Joseph Belson
On April 23, J. Joseph Belson of Silver Spring. Beloved husband of Estelle Belson; loving father of Neil, Jerry (Shelly) and Lee Belson; cherished grandfather of Emily, Robbie and Jenny Belson. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington or to the charity of your choice.

Harvey L. Berman
On April 24, Harvey L. Berman of Florida and formerly of Silver Spring. Beloved husband of Bonnie Berman and the late Herta Berman; loving father of Jeffrey Berman, Steven (Shelly) Berman, Alan Berman and William (Stacie) Berman; dear stepfather of Lisa Landers and Beth Woods; adored brother of Jay (Lois) Berman and the late Marilyn (Maurice) Targove; cherished grandfather of Brandon, Daniel, Lauren, Julia, Hanna, Bradley and Matthew Berman. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or charity of one’s choice.

David A. Brooks
On April 19, David A. Brooks of Bethesda. Beloved husband of Harriet Brooks; devoted father of Dr. Betsy Brooks, Dr. Renana Brooks and the late Professor Robert Brooks; cherished grandfather of Isaac, Meir and Professor Shimon Brooks and Tova Brooks Lerman, Rachel and Dr. Benjamin Machta, Neshama and Neilah Rovinsky; great-grandfather of Noa and Orly Brooks and Ora and Shalhevet Lerman. Memorial contributions may be made to the Transportation Fund at Congregation Beth El.

Kathy Baskin Davidson
On April 22, Kathy Baskin Davidson of Silver Spring. Beloved wife of Joseph Davidson; devoted mother of Beth and Michael (Lucia); cherished grandmother of Gabriel; adored sister of Mark and John. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tifereth Israel Congregation or Shephard’s Table.
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