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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, JANUARY 12, 2018 PAGE 11A DAVID JACK EPSTEIN David Jack Epstein, age 88, of Orlando, surrounded by family, passed away peace- fully on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. Hewas born Nov. 23, 1929, in Toledo, Ohio, to the late Belle and Emil Epstein. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1953 with aJ.D. degree. After his service in the Air Force as a first lieutenant, he practiced law in Toledo Ohio for 32 years. A private pilot, an avid skier and photographer, he was also a 33rd degree Mason and High Priest of the Zenobia Shrine in Toledo. After retir- ing to Orlando, he traveled worldwide with his wife and visited over 50 countries. He also volunteered for 20 years as a tax specialist for AARP. Mr. Epstein is survived by his wife of 65 years, Rach- elle Epstein; his three sons, Steven, Lawrence, Richard and their spouses Cathi and Karen; his four grandchil- dren-Sara, Adam, Maci and Marc; as well as his great- grandson, Joseph Epstein. Graveside services were held on Dec. 31, 2017 at Glen Haven Cemetery with Rabbi Robert Lefkowitz and Rabbi Moshe Lazaros officiating. In memory of David Ep- stein, the family requests contributions to Shriners Hospital for Children. Shri- nersHospitalsForChildren. org. HOWARD MARK GOLDSTEIN Howard M. Goldstein, age 74, of Orlando, passed away on Dec. 30, 2017, at Health Central in Ocoee. A native of Brooklyn, New York, he was born on Nov. 25, 1943, to the late Jacob and Nancy Weiss Goldstein. Howardwas a graduate of New York Uni- versity and was an executive in the publishing industry. On June 20, 1965, in New York, he married the former Lynn Hochman Goldstein, his wife of nearly 52 years who survives him. In April 2016, Howard and Lynn relocated to the Orlando area from Dorado, Puerto Rico, where they had been living. In addition to his wife, Howard is survived by his son, Matthew (Joanne) of Chesapeake, Virginia; and his daughters, Rachel Telvi of Coral Springs, Fla and Heidi (Brian) Weiss of Dur- ham, N.C.; and his grand- children--Olivia, Eric, Zev, Jacob and Isabella. He is also survived by his brother, Fred, of Prescott, Ariz. Funeral services and en- tombment were held at The Sanctuary of Abraham and Sarah in Westwood, N.J. Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Cha- pel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810. 407-599-1180. JONATHAN GREENBERG, M.D. Dr. Jonathan Greenberg, age 67, passed away on Jan. 1, 2018, at Florida Hospital- Orlando. Originally from Fall River, Mass Dr. Greenberg graduated from Columbia University Medical and Law Schools. He was a dedicated and well-recognized neuro- surgeon in Orlando for 25 years. While chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery he worked tirelessly to keep Jonathan Greenberg, M.D. the ORMC Trauma Center open to support patients who needed critical care. An active member of the community, he enjoyed cooking for the homeless and playing classical piano in his spare time. Dr. Greenberg is survived by his wife, Dr. Myriam Garzon; and his children-- Danielle, Gabi, Samantha, Nathaniel, Ilana; and his granddaughter, Jordana, as well as his sisters and brother. His death is a loss to his family, his patients, and the Orlando community to which he dedicated his life. funeral service was held at Congregation Ohev Shalom, on Thursday, Jan. 4th at I p.m. Interment fol- lowed at Palm Cemetery in Winter Park. In memory of Dr. Jona- than Greenberg, the family requests contributions to Second Harvest Food Bank, 411 Mercy Dr Orlando 32805; Magen David Adom, 3300 PGA Bird, Suite 970, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 and the Pearlman Food Pantry, 2300 Lee Road, Winter Park 32789. Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Or- lando 32810. 407-599.1180. DR. BARRY J. KAPLAN Dr. Barry J. Kaplan, age 67, of Sorrento, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2017, at his residence. A native of Atlantic City, New Jersey, he was born on April 3, 1950, to the late Harold Kaplan and Lenore Vilensky Kaplan. Dr. Kaplan graduated from Penn State University and served in United States Navy. He lived in Houston before re- locating to Central Florida. In Orlando, the family was involved in theatre and were members of Congregation of Reform Judaism. On June 23, 2002, in Houston, he married the former Arielle Benjamin, his wife of nearly 17 years, who survives him. In addition to his wife, Dr. Kaplan is survived by his sons, Raleigh and Levi; and his daughter, Layla. A memorial service for Dr. Barry J. Kaplan was held at Congregation of Reform Judaism with Cantor Jacque- line Rawiszer officiating. The family requests memorial contributions to the Can- tor's Discretionary Fund and the Cultural Arts Fund at Congregation of Reform Judaism, 928 Malone Drive, Orlando 32810. Arrange- ments entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810. 407-599-1180. IRA KIRSCH Ira Kirsch, age 64, of Reis- terstown, Maryland, passed away in Orlando on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Florida Hospital--Orlando. A native of Baltimore, he was born on March 29, 1953, to David and Beverly Lieberman Kirsch and was an executive in the insurance industry. Funeral services and in- terment were held at Beth El Cemetery in Randallstown, Maryland, Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810. 407- 599-1180. ELAINE R. MARKOWITZ Elaine Markowitz, age 75, of Bartow, passed away on Dec. 17, 2017, at Bartow Regional Medical Center. She was born in Philadel- phia, Pa on Feb. 25, 1942, to the late John and Diane Gabler Rappaport. Elaine was a high school graduate and attended college. She spent many years working as a clinical assistant in an ophthalmology lab. Elaine was the widow of the late Ar- thur Markowitz, who passed away in July 2015. Following their move to Orlando from New Jersey in 1997, Elaine worked as theadministrative assistant at Congregation of Reform Judaism. She is survived by ter sons, Marc (Diane) Ashe dPort St Lucie, Fla and Jeffrey (Rachel) Ashe of Marlton, N.J.; and her step-sons, JeffreyMarkowitz of Marlton, NJ and Ronald Markowitz of Maple Shade, N.J.; and her daughter, Randi (Michael) Bonner of Bartow. She was the proud grand- mother of Heather, Jimmy, Quinn, Jaime, Melanie, Brandy, Brittany, Lauren and Brett. She is also survived by her brother, Bruce (Judi) Rappaport of Meadowbrook, Pa and sister, June Posner of Cherry Hill, N.J. She was predeceased by her sister Sandra Zaslow. A funeral service was held at Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel with Rabbi Arnold Siegel of Jewish Family Services officiating. Inter- ment was at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Or- lando 32810. 407-599-1180. NETTLE NEWBURGER Nettie Newburger, age 100, of Apopka, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2017, at Hospice of the Comforter in Altamonte Springs. She was born in Chicago, Il- linois, on July 30, 1917, to the late Charles and Fanny Marks Barnett. Nettle was the widow of Eugene Leroy Newburger who passed away on March 3, 2011, after 73 years of marriage. They were the owner/operator of a used food-processing equipment company. In 1972, they relo- cated to Miam! from Chicago and then mo d to Orlando in 2002. Nettle is survived by her son, Jerome of Apopka; and granddaughter, Karin, of Forest Park, Ill. Arrange- ments entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810. 407-599-1180. Orlando Weekday Morning Minyan (Conservative/Egalitarian), services Monday- Friday 7:45 a.m. (9 a.m.--national holidays); 2nd floor Chapel--Jewish Academy of Orlando; 851 N. Maitland Ave Maitland. For information call 407,298-4650. Celebration Jewish Congregation (R), services and holiday schedules shown at www. JewishCelebration .org; 407-566-9792 Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando (O), 170I Markham Woods Road, Longwood, 407-636-5994,; services: Friday 7:00 p.m.; Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Chabad of Altamonte Springs (O), 414 Spring Valley Lane, Altamonte Springs, 407- 280-0535; Chabad of South Orlando (O), 7347 Sand Lake Road, Orlando, 407-354-3660; www.; Shabbat services:Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. and 10 minutes before sunset; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, 8:15 a.m Chabad of the Space & Treasure Coasts (O), 1190 Highway AIA, Satellite Beach, 321-777-2770. Congregation Ahavas Yisrael/Chabad (O), 708 Lake Howell Rd Maitland, 407-644- 2500;; services: Sunday, 9 a.m.; Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.; Shabbat services: Friday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Family service, 4th Friday of the month. Congregation Bet Chaim (R), 181 E. Mitchell Hammock, Oviedo, 407-830-7211; www.; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Am (C), 3899 Sand Lake Road, Longwood, 407-862-3505; www.; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Beth El (C), 2185 Meadowlane Ave West Melbourne, 321-779-0740; Shabbat services, 1st & 3rd Friday, 8 p.m.; 2nd & 4th Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Beth Emeth (R), 2205 Blue Sapphire Circle, Orlando, 407-222-6393; Shabbat service: monthly, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Israel (Rec), Collins Resource Center, Suite 303, 9401 S.R. 200, Ocala, 352-237-8277;; Shabbat service, second Friday of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Sholom (R-C), 315 North 13th St Leesburg, 352-326-3692; www.; schedule of services on website. Congregation Beth Shalom (Progressive Conservative), Orange City congregation holds services at 1308 E. Normandy Blvd Deltona; 386-804-8283; www.mybethshalom. corn; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation B'nai Torah (C), 403 N. Nova Rd Ormond Beach, 32174, 386-672-1174;; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation Chabad Lubavitch of Greater Daytona (0), 1079 W. Granada Blvd Ormond Beach, 386-672-9300; Shabbat services Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation of Reform Judaism (R), 928 Malone Dr Orlando, 407-645-0444; Shabbat services, 7 p.m. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Fridays; 6 p.m 4th and 5th Fridays; Saturday: 10 a.m. Congregation Mateh Chalm (R), P.O. Box 060847, Palm Bay, 32906, 321-768-6722. Congregation Ohev Shalom (C), 613 Concourse Parkway South, Maitland, 407-298 4650;; Shabbat service, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Or Chaylm (Rec), Leesburg, 352-326-8745;; services 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month at Providence Independence of Wildwood. Congregation Shalom Aleichem (R), 3501 Oak Pointe Blvd Kissimmee, 407-935- 0064;; Shabbat service, 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation Shomer Ysrael (C), 5382 Hoffner Ave Orlando, 407-227-1258, call for services and holiday schedules. Congregation Sinai (C/R), 303A N. S.R. 27, Minneola; 352-243-5353; congregation-; services: every Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Shabbat Service evert Saturday, 10 a.m. Orlando Torah Center (O), 8591 Banyan Blvd Orlando; 347-456-6485; Shacharis- Shabbos 9 a.m.; Mon.--Thurs. 6:45 a.m.; Sun. and Legal Holidays 8 a.m.; Mincha/Maariv Please call for times. Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation/Ohalel Rivka (C), 11200 S. Apopka- Vineland Rd Orlando, 407-239-5444; Shabbat service, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Temple Beth E! (R), 579 N. Nova Rd Ormond Beach, 386-677-2484. Temple Beth Shalom (R), P.O. Box 031233, Winter Haven, 813-324-2882. Temple Beth Shalom (C), 40 Wellington Drive, Palm Coast, 386-445-3006; Shabbat service, Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. Temple Beth Sholnm (C), 5995 N. Wickham Rd. Melbourne, 321-254-6333; www.; Shabbat services: Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Minyan, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, 10:00 a.m. Temple Beth Shalom (R), 1109 N.E. 8th Ave Ocala, 352-629-3587; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Torah study: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. ' ' 24 Fn Services8 m Temple B nat Darom (R),49 Banyan Course, Ocala,352-6 -0380; "day " p Temple Israel (C), 50 S. Moss Rd Winter Springs, 407-647-3055;; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday 9:00 a.m. Temple Israel (R), 7350 Lake Andrew Drive, Melbourne, 321-631-9494. Temple Israel (C), 579 N. Nova Road, Ormond Beach, 386-252-3097; Shabbat service, Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday: 10:30 a.m. Temple Israel of DeLand (R), 1001 E. New York Ave DeLand, 386-736-1646; www.; Friday Shabbat service, 7 p.m.; Satt rday, 10:00 a.m. followed by Torah study. Temple Shalom (formerly New Jewish Congregation) (R), 13563 Country Road 101, Oxford, 352-748-1800;; Shabbat services: Friday, 7 p.m.; last Saturday of the month, 9:30 a.m. Temple Shalom of Deltona (R/C), 1785 Elkcam Blvd Deltona, 386-789-2202; www.; Shabbat service; Saturday: 10 a.m. Temple ShirShalom (R) Services held at Temple Israel, 50 S. Moss Rd Winter Springs, 407-366-3556,; Shabbat services:-three Fridays each month, 7:30 p.m. Traditional Congregation of Mount Dora (T) Mount Dora, 352-735-4774; www.; Shabbat services: Saturday, 9:30 a.m. sharp. (R) Reform (C) Conservative (O) Orthodox (Rec) Reconstructionist (T) Mehitsa