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News from Middle Tennessee's Jewish Community | Friday, June 21, 2024
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Obituaires June 2023

Condolences to the family of Ruth Gorman, 97, who died on April 27. She is survived by sons, Jerry and Alan (Shirley) Gorman. Ruth is predeceased by husband, Aaron Harry Gorman, and daughter, Sherry Maxine Gorman. Ruth was from Nashville and moved to Union City, Tenn., with her husband to run Libby's Ladies dress shop.


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Obituaries May 23

Condolences to the family of Isaac Hanai who died on April 5. He is survived by his wife, Helen Yazdian Hanai.


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April 2023 Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Stephen Aaron Bender who died on March 16. He was the husband of Barbara Bender; father to Allison Bender and Michelle Bender; grandfather to Kyra Frank, Joey Frank, Leo Rappoport, Sebastian Posada, Daniela Posada and Sofia Posada. Donations may be made in Steve's memory to Congregation Micah or to Pancreatic Center Action Network.


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March 2023 Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Harold Cohen. He is survived by his son, Mark (Robin) Cohen and grandaughter, Jennifer.


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Obituaries February 2023

Condolences to the family of Jacqueline Lise Glasser who died on January 13. Survivors include her daughter, Natalie Hochman (Michael); and grandchildren, Max Hochman (Katie), Melanie Houghton (August) and Mitchel Hochman. Tributes may be made in Jacqueline's memory to Congregation Micah.


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January 2023 Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Blossom Averbuch, who died December 4 at age 95. She is survived by her daughter, Susan Michael; son, Mark Averbuch (Shelley); grandchildren, Brooke Michael (Will), Jeffrey Fuldauer, Kacey Millard (Anthony), Jared Averbuch (Mackenzie), Cutler Averbuch (Liza); and 13 great-grandchildren. She is predeceased by her husband of 70 years, Gerald Averbuch; parents, Herschel (Harry) and Matilda Davis; daughter, Helaine Averbuch Fuldauer; grandson, Adam Ramsay Michael; brothers, Daniel Davis, M.D., Captain Herbert Louis Davis, USMC, Martin Davis, M.D.; and son-in-law, Paul Ramsay Michael, M.D.


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December Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Irving Loyd Greenberg, who died on November 10. He is survived by his wife, Helen Jean Greenberg; son, Stephen Greenberg (Julie Kohner); daughter, Sandy Freed (David); and grandchildren, Daniel Greenberg, Allyson Freed and Nicole Freed. 
Donations may be made in Irv's memory to the American Heart Association or Congregation Micah.


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November Obituaries

Condolences to the family of Tashia Maureen Berman of Hendersonville Tenn., who died on September 21 at age 63. She is survived by her husband, Cantor Nathaniel Berman; her sons, Alexander Berman of Hendersonville; Lindsey Berman of Louisville, Ky.; and Dale Berman of Portland, Tenn.; her mother, Wanna Sadler; sisters, Terry Sadler, Sidney Walker, Candy Rumfelt; and brothers, Donnie Sadler, Johnathan Sadler and James Sadler; grandchildren, Dalton Berman and Megan Sacco.