Obituaries for 7-4-13


Martha Wasserman

On Tuesday, May 28, Martha Wasserman of Sandy Spring passed away the day after her 102nd birthday. Born in Latvia on May 27, 1911, Wasserman was the second child of Mary Berkowitz and Oscar Karopkin. Her family came to America when she was an infant and created their home in Brooklyn. She met her husband, Isadore “Wassy” Wasserman, while vacationing in the catskills. The two spent a wonderful 65 years of marriage together, raising two children, Anita and Burt, before Wassy’s passing in August, 2000. Wasserman was a lifetime member of Hadassah and served as the organization’s treasurer for many years. She was also an avid reader of nonfiction and had a knack for remembering the birthdays and anniversaries of her many relatives and close friends. Predeceased by siblings Eva, Isaac, Frieda, Abraham and Bessie, Wasserman is survived by children Anita (Bob) Banks and Burt Wasserman, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Harold David Baker

On Wednesday, June 26, Harold David Baker of Alexandria. Mr. Baker was born April 3, 1932, in Philadelphia. Beloved husband of Ruth Sinberg Baker of 59 years; loving father of Brian (Barbara) Baker, Steven (Marsha) Baker and Michael (Rachel) Baker; grandfather of Sydney Elizabeth, Marley Alison, Emily Marriott, Robert Ross, Devon Breanna and extended family and friends. Memorial contributions may be made to Beth El Hebrew Congregation. Arrangements by Jefferson Funeral Chapel.

Aida Bicher

On Thursday, June 27, Aida Bicher of Arlington, formerly of Tarzana, Calif. Wife of James; mother of Daphne, Annette and Nogah; grandmother of Daniel, Ethan, Allie, Julianna, Hannah, Zoe, Hailey, Zachary, Jacob and Lauren. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Hadassah.

Mindy Goldberg Davis

On Sunday, June 30, Mindy Goldberg Davis of Bethesda. Beloved wife of William A. Davis; devoted mother of Anna and Jonathan Davis; cherished daughter of Stanley and Harriet Goldberg; beloved sister of Lawrence, Dale, Eric and Jay Goldberg. Arrangements by Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home, Inc.

Lawrence D. Hollman

On Thursday, June 27, Lawrence D. Hollman, 81, of Rockville. Born in Brockton, Mass., he was son of the late Celia and Louis Hollman. He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 60 years, Sally Hollman; his brother, New Hampshire Superior Court Judge (ret.) Philip (Carolyn) Hollman of Manchester; children, Laura Bruch of Philadelphia, Steven (Louisa) Hollman of Chevy Chase and Michael (Karyn) Hollman of Rockville; and grandchildren, Ali, Sam, Max, Joe, Kathryn, and Josh. Memorial contributions may be made in Lawrence’s memory to the American Cancer Society. Services entrusted to Edward Sagel Funeral Direction.

Daniel Ohlbaum

On Monday, June 24, Daniel Ohlbaum; devoted brother of the late Robert Ohlbaum; cherished uncle of Jeffrey (Diane) Ohlbaum, Joan (Barry) Swirsky, and Nancy (Robert K.) Zimmerman. Memorial contributions may be made to The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, 6101 Montrose Road Rockville, MD 20852. Arrangements by Sol Levinson & Bros., Inc.

Henry Winer

On Monday, June 24, Henry Winer of Olney. Beloved husband of the late Anita Winer; loving father of Marc (Audrey), Larry and Jay (Susan) Winer; dear grandfather of Lauren, Matthew, Bethany, Craig, Nicole and Jacob Winer. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Arrangements entrusted to Torchinsky Hebrew Funeral Home.

Florence Tenenbaum

On Friday, June 28, Florence Tenenbaum of Chevy Chase. Beloved wife of the late Henry Tenenbaum, she is survived by many loving nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, 6121 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852 or to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024. Arrangements entrusted to Torchinsky Hebrew Funeral Home.

Michael E. Simon

On Wednesday, June 26, Michael E. Simon of Sterling. Beloved husband of Jackie Simon; devoted father of Ryan, Eric and Rhea; loving brother of Sharon Scheiner and the late Brian Simon. Michael is also survived by his parents, Adele and Walter Simon, many loving nieces, nephews and extended family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Michele Zuckerman Jewish Education Fund of Congregation Shaare Shalom, or to the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Danzansky-Goldberg Memorial Chapels, Inc.

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