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Jordan Fassler

Jordan Fassler, 85, died Nov. 17, 2010. After serving in the U.S. Army under General Patton, he completed his education at the University of Arizona in 1951 with a master’s degree in education. He  moved to New York City and returned to Tucson in 1955. He worked at Doolen… Read more »

Jane Klimist

Jane Elizabeth Klimist, 89, died Nov. 17, 2010. Survivors include her husband, Ben Klimist; children, Carol (Lee) Druckman of San Diego, Calif., and Barry (Joyce) Klimist of Denver, Colo.; two grandsons and three great-grandchildren. Services were held at Evergreen Mortuary with Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon officiating. Interment followed in… Read more »

Eugene Rickles

Eugene C. “Sonny” Rickles, 84, died Nov. 11, 2010 . Born in Chicago, Ill., Mr. Rickles owned several mobile home parks for over 40 years. He was a member of the Pima County Planning and Zoning Commission and was a political lobbyist for the manufactured home industry. Survivors include… Read more »

Florie Krell

Florie Krell, 74, of Pittsburgh, Pa., died Nov. 10, 2010. Born in Uniontown, Pa., Mrs. Krell graduated from the University of Pittsburgh. She was involved in the Brandeis Women’s book sale and led a women’s issues group for Hadassah. Mrs. Krell was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold… Read more »

Arthur Berg

Arthur Berg, 88, died Nov. 9, 2010. Born in New York City, Mr. Berg graduated from James Monroe High School in the Bronx. Mr. Berg retired from American Airlines and moved to Tucson in 1983. Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Hannah; daughters, Carol Krizman of Tucson and… Read more »

Fran Weissenberg

Fran (Schneweiss) Weissenberg, 95, died Nov. 6, 2010. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Weissenberg attended Brooklyn College and taught in New York City schools. She was a member of O.R.T. and many other organizations. Her book, “The Streets are Paved with Gold,” was published when she was 75, and… Read more »

Julie Ruth Abrahams

Julie Ruth Abrahams, 67, died Nov. 3, 2010 . Mrs. Abrahams graduated cum laude from California State University, Northridge with a B.A. in 1980, specializing in graphic design, while raising two young children. Her husband Barry’s career with Hughes Aircraft, and later Raytheon, had them move to Tucson on… Read more »

Gabrielle Schneider

Gabrielle and Arthur Schneider

Gabrielle Schneider, 87, died Oct. 31, 2010. Mrs. Schneider was a Holocaust survivor and was active in Holocaust education at public schools. She was a published author, avid tennis player, swimmer and taught piano for over 40 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur J. Schneider.… Read more »

Lillian T. Reiss

Lillian T. Reiss, 93, died Oct. 31, 2010. Born in New York City, Mrs. Reiss was past president of Women’s American ORT, past vice president of Hadassah, a member of the million dollar club at Shadron Real Estate and a 50-year member of Congregation Anshei Israel. She was preceded… Read more »

Ryan Green

RYAN DAVID GREEN, son of Rachel and Jonathan Green, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 20 at Congregation Anshei Israel. He is the grandson of Fay Green of Tyler, Texas, Barry Green of Fort Worth, Texas and Renata Limmer of Huntsville, Ala. Ryan attends Esperero Canyon… Read more »

Aidan Navarrette

AIDAN JARED NAVARRETTE, son of Carol and Martin Navarrette, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 13 at Temple Emanu-El. He is the grandson of Linda and the late Arthur Jay Goldblatt of Las Vegas, Nev., and Margarita and the late Mauricio Navarrette of Bakersfield, Calif. Aidan… Read more »

Jared Davidson Friedman

JARED DAVIDSON FRIEDMAN, son of Linda Friedman and Alan Friedman, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 13 at Congregation Anshei Israel. He is the grandson of Brenna Davidson of Iowa City, Iowa, and Dixie Friedman and Don Friedman of Chicago, Ill. Jared attends Orange Grove Middle… Read more »

Tyler Joseph Weinstein

TYLER JOSEPH WEINSTEIN, son of Joann and Steven Weinstein, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 23 at Congregation Anshei Israel. Tyler attends Emily Gray Middle School. He enjoys tennis, skiing and soccer. For his mitzvah project, he will volunteer at Congregation Anshei Israel’s child-care program.… Read more »

Richard Rampell memorial service

The family of the late Richard Rampell will celebrate his life at a gathering on Sunday, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. All friends of the family are invited to attend.… Read more »

Elsa Leibovitz

Elsa Leibovitz, 100, died Oct. 3, 2010. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Leibowitz was a member of Temple Emanu-El and HABBJACH Dollars for Scholars. She was preceded in death by her husband, Col. Albert Leibovitz. Survivors include her children, Ethel Bernstein Sidney (Andy Bernstein) of West Orange, N.J., Jeffrey… Read more »

Rachel Kayla Dveirin

RACHEL KAYLA DVEIRIN, daughter of Julie Feldman and Keith Dveirin, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 16 at Temple Emanu-El. She is the granddaughter of Annique Dveirin of Tucson, and Claire and Fred Feldman of Newport Beach, Calif. Rachel attends BASIS Charter School where she is… Read more »

Seth Maxwell Ballen Brown

SETH MAXWELL BALLEN BROWN, son of Lenore Jay Ballen and Howard Mark Brown, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 16 at Congregation Or Chadash. He is the grandson of Frances Brown of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Seth attends Orange Grove Middle School where he is an honor… Read more »

Gabrielle Erica Klein

GABRIELLE ERICA KLEIN, daughter of Cheryl and Alan Klein, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 9 at Temple Emanu-El. She is the granddaughter of Bonnie and Gary Wieder of Phoenix, and Honey and Lou Klein of Scottsdale. Gabrielle attends Orange Grove Middle School where she is… Read more »

Yael Chaiya-Esther Laytin

YAEL CHAIYA-ESTHER LAYTIN, daughter of Julie and Shalom Laytin, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 2 at Chabad on River. She is the granddaughter of Penny Fox of Tucson, and Malka and Isska Laytin of Jerusalem, Israel. Yael attends Tucson Hebrew Academy where she is an… Read more »