Obituaries for March 8, 2018

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Jerome Goldberg
Jerome Goldberg, of Silver Spring, died in Florida Feb. 28. He was 90. Goldberg was born in New York City in 1927 to the late Herman and Tina Goldberg, and grew up in Allentown, Pa.

Goldberg enlisted in the Navy and served in the Philippines during World War II. He was later drafted into the Army during the Korean War and served in the White House under President Harry Truman. While in Washington, Goldberg married his wife of 35 years, Adele Zinnamon. Goldberg later started a laundry and dry cleaning business, which he owned and managed until his retirement. During his retirement, Goldberg drove a Montgomery County school bus for special needs children and volunteered at a hospital.


Goldberg was preceded in death by his wife, Adele Zinnamon Goldberg, and his brother, Leonard Goldberg. He is survived by children Debra, Ricky and Diane; grandchildren Shaun, Josh, Justin, Zachary, Jacob, Seth, Noah, Jordan and Adele; great-grandchildren Chace, Brody, Ariel, Asher and Gemma.

Contributions can be made to Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America, Post 567, by mailing donations to Post 567, Attn: Milton Loube, 3200 North Leisure World Blvd., Apt. 203, Silver Spring, MD 20906. Arrangements by Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care.

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Marvin Kotz
Marvin Kotz, of Washington, died Feb. 27. Kotz was the beloved husband of Barbara Kotz; devoted father of Glenn (Lisa), Bruce and Gary (Vanessa) Kotz; loving brother of the late Leonard Kotz and brother-in-law of Iris Kotz; grandfather of Alexander and Natasha Kotz.

Contributions can be made to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation or Jewish Foundation for Group Homes. Arrangements by Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care.


Marc Marks
Former Pennsylvania Rep. Marc Marks, of Chevy Chase, died Feb. 28. He was 91.

Marks was born in 1927 in Farrell, Pa., and grew up in Sharon, Pa. He later served in the Army Air Corps, graduated from the University of Alabama in 1951 and the University of Virginia School of Law in 1954. He practiced law for 22 years as the senior member of the firm of Rodgers, Marks, Irwin, and Perfilio, located in Sharon and Farrell.

In 1976 he was elected as a Republican to Pennsylvania’s 24th congressional district. Marks served on several committees during his six years in Congress from 1977 to 1983, and was the ranking member of the Commerce Committee’s subcommittee on oversight and investigations during his final term.

From 1983 to 1994, Marks served as independent counsel and consultant for Westinghouse Electric Corporation, and in 1994, he was nominated to the Federal Mine Safety Health and Review Commission by President Bill Clinton. He was confirmed by the Senate and served as a commissioner for a six-year term. Marks later taught as an adjunct professor at the George Washington University Law School and the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

Marks is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Jane London Marks; daughters, Leslie (Gary) Kirstein, Trisha (James) Ritzenberg and Marilyn Feldman; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Contributions can be made to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 5311313, Henderson, NV 89053. Arrangements by Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg Funeral Care.

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