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Obituaries July 2021


Marcia (Rose) Levinson Pear



Condolences to the family of Marcia Levinson Pear who died on June 2 at age 94.  She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Sanford Pear. Survivors include her sone, David MarcPear and Steven Jay Pear; grandson, Charles Yuri Pear; and daughter-in-law,…

Zev Moshe Wiston

Bar Mitzvah

Zev Moshe Wiston became a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, May 29, at West End Synagogue. Born on April 14, 2008, in Hendersonville, Tenn., he is the son of Stuart and Deborah Wiston and brother to Leo, Celia and Maytal. He is the grandson of Barbara and Jay Wiston of Boynton Beach, Fla., and Ronald…

Hayley M. Levy & Jacob A. Kupin


Hayley M. Levy, daughter of Joel and Marcia Evers Levy of Creve Coeur, Mo., and Jacob A. Kupin, son of Michael and Rhonda Kupin of Rye Brook, N.Y., have announced their engagement.

Levy is the granddaughter of Anita and the late Dr. William Evers, and Dr. Leonard Levy and the late Mildred L…

Obituaries June 2021


Peter Chapman Van Metre

Condolences to Laura and Aaron Baum and family on the passing of Laura's father, Peter Chapman Van Metre.

Eric Chazen

Condolences to the family of Eric Chazen who passed away on April 29, 2021. A virtual graveside service took place and burial was private. 


Gavin Gordon Eagle Scout Project

Mazel Tov

Gavin Gordon, son of Frank and Gwen Gordon, became an Eagle Scout on May 16, 2021. For his Eagle Scout service project, he built a chicken tractor for the JCC’s ECLC. The children will take care of the chickens and look forward to harvesting eggs when the hens are old enough to lay them.


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