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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, APRIL 20, 2018 PAGE 11A BETTY LOOMAS was also predeceased by her served in the United States Betty Loomas (born Eliza- son Tom (65); her grandsons Navy during World War II. beth A. Schick) passed away Michael (35) and Steve (37); After relocating to the Or- at the age of 90 on Feb. 1, her parents, Gertrude and lando area in 1975 for asales 2018,atWinterParkMemorial Lew; and, all of her husband's and marketing position in Hospital in Florida ofcompli- family members allbefore the the education field, he joined cations frompneumoniaafter age of 40. Congregation Ohev Shalom an extendedillness. Betty is survived by her andquicklybecamepresident Betty graduated with a three daughters: Barbara of the Seniors Group, aposi- 5-year college degree from (Concord, NC), Sue (Orlando) tion he held for more than Villa Nova College in 1945; and Jan (Orlando). She is also 30 years. and, was married I year later, survived byher grandson Greg In 1988, Berny married the Betty and her best friend (North Carolina) and local former Eleanor Benmeyer and associate, Susie Wright, grandchildren Aubrey (Bree) Gordonwhopredeceasedhim beganthe 1st PracticalNurs- andDavid Suberman, whoall on June 1, 2013. They had ing Programin the late 1950s had a close knit relationship been married for 28 years. with 15 female students, who with their grandmother; and Berny is survived by his would each earn a 2-year those out of state are sev- sons--Howard, anddaughter- degree. They later revised eral grandchildren and great in-law, Andrea, of Connecticut the program to include LPN grandchildren, and Ira of Minnesota; grand- (Licensed Practical Nurse) She will be missed by her daughter Erin and husband accreditation, familyandclose friends: Rose, Geoff Smith of Pennsylvania, Betty and Susie worked Jerry, Pat, Jim and Doris, and the numerous and count- with the capitol to learn state Bob and Deann Carr and, of less friends thathe considered and commonwealth stan- course, her cat Pretty Girl, family and loved with all his dards, the adoption of which who resides at her home. heart. Sisters Ethel Raff Gil- allowedtheirprogramtogain Donations may be made man and Florence Raff Tunis wide acceptance by college to a nursing school of your of NewJerseyhadpredeceased and nursing state boards, choice or to Hospice of the their brother. They were successful and Comforter. http://www.hos- The funeral service with gained collegiate acceptance NavyMilitaryHonorswasheld asa2-yearcollegedegreeasan Please sign the guestbook atthePavilionatOhevShalom LPN program. Betty worked at www.WoodlawnFuneral-Cemetery with Rabbis David with this program from 1958- Kay and Aaron Rubinger of- 1972. She felt the changing BERNARD "BERNY" ficiating. Intermentfollowed times needed updated teach- RAFF in the cemetery. ers certified to carry on this Berny Raff, age 91, of In memory of cur "Su- program. It still exists today. Longwood, passed away on per Berny," the fanily has She moved to Orlando's Saturday, March 24, 2018, at requested contribtfions in College Park area in 1972 Quality Health Care Center in his name to the COt Seniors where she resided until her WinterGarden."SuperBerny" Fund, 613 ConcourseParkway death, to everybody who met and S, Maitland FL 32751. Bettywas precededin death knew him, was born in Jersey Arrangements entrustedto by her first husbandwhen she City, New Jersey, on Feb. 14, Beth Shalom Memorial Cha- was 32 years old, andlaterJer- 1927, to the late Harry and pel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando ry (73), and Manny (80). She Elsie Savidonsky Raft. Berny 32810. 407-599-1180. Central Florida Is Fastest Growing Segment of the Jewish Community Advertising Deadline: MORE IN ALL: 407- 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.; 407-566-9792. Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando (O), 1701 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 A1A, 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 (O), 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 Chaim (R), P.O. Box 060847, Palm Bay, 32906, 321-768-6722. Congregation Obey Shalom (C), 613 Concourse Parkway South, Maitland, 407-298- 4650;; Shabbat service, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. 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/Ohalei 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 El (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 Sholom (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. Temple B'nai Darom (R), 49 Banyan Course, Ocala, 352-624-0380; Friday Services 8 p.m. 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.; Saturday, 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 Shir Shalom (R) Services held at Temple Israel, 50 S. Moss Rd Winter Springs, 407-366-3556; Shabbat services: three Fridays ea h 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