veteran Don V. Hellerman, M.D.

Don Vincent Hellerman, M.D. died on December 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. A native of Brookline, MA and WWII Marine Corps combat veteran, he later served as a Lt. Col. in the USAR medical corps. He spent the bulk of his career at South Chicago Community Hospital as head of Pathology and Laboratories. Husband for 50 years of Susan (Talent) Hellerman, father of Brett (Coleen) and John (Stephanie), and grandfather of Klee, Julianna, Alissa, Jack and Mark. Brother of the late Joyce and Marshall Marcus.  Uncle of Debra Marcus Haluska and the late Lloyd Marcus. Services in the Chapel at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., Sharon, MA, Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 2:00 pm. Following the service, memorial observance will be at the home of Marty and Amy Heller until 9:00 pm. In lieu of flowers remembrance to Jewish War Veterans, 1811 R St. NW, Washington, DC 20009 or Disabled American Veterans, 3725 Alexandria Pike, cold Spring, KY 41076.

Bertram Winer

Of Wayland, on December 3, 2016. Beloved husband of Miriam (Feldman) Winer.

Notice to follow

Eda (Katz) Rabinovitz

Eda (Katz) Rabinovitz, 85, died peacefully at her home in Winthrop, Massachusetts, Saturday, December 3, 2016.

She was born and grew up in Boston, went to Hebrew College in Brookline, MA to get her teaching certificate, and much later in life went back to college for her Master’s Degree in Education at Lesley College.

Eda was passionate about the arts. She was an actress, first with the Winthrop Playmakers and then later with different theaters in Boston.  She sang and danced in musical theater, played the guitar, loved folk and Jewish spiritual music, and Gilbert and Sullivan.

Eda was devoted to family. In addition to her three children and four grandchildren, she had a very large extended family, most of whom were often at the Winthrop house for family gatherings hosted by Eda and her husband Leo.  We all have wonderful memories of these family affairs.

She was an avid and excellent cook, who was often heard to exclaim, “This is a really nice piece of fish”.

Eda loved to travel with Leo, especially going to places with family like Israel, Mexico, Japan, and Russia.

She will be missed for her fierce spirit, social nature, and uncompromising values.

Eda is survived by her husband of 64 years Leo Rabinovitz; children David Rabinovitz, Debby Rabinovitz, and Dodi Perkins; spouses Jordene Hale, Chris Pringle, and Peter Perkins; and grandchildren Sophia Rabinovitz, Chana Rose Rabinovitz, Mati Pringle Rabinovitz, and Kyla Perkins. Eda was the sister of Jeanette Zaichik, Bernice Jones, and the late Tybie Weisbord, Lillian Katz, Tamar Schecter, Bunnie Levin, Moishie Katz, Gillie Katz, and Jake Katz.

The funeral service will be at the Wilson Chapel, 234 Herrick Rd., Newton Center, Tuesday, December 6th, at 11 am. Following interment in the Jewish Deedholders Cemetery, 232 Fuller St., Everett, memorial observance will be held at the Cottage Park Yacht Club in Winthrop until 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Eda’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of MA, 490 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Phyllis Forman

Of Brockton, on December 2, 2016. Beloved daughter of the late Hyman and Evelyn (Epstein) Forman. Dear sister of Stuart Forman. Graveside service at the Independent Pride of Boston Cemetery, 776 Baker St., West Roxbury, Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to a charity of your choice.

Peter G. Rogers

Of Boston, on December 2, 2016. Beloved husband of Patrice A. Flesch.

Arrangements incomplete at this time

Edward Ring Knopping

Edward Ring Knopping-of Rehoboth Beach,DE,formerly of Wayland,MA,passed away at home in his sleep on Thanksgiving.Born on July 17,1960 in Boston, MA, Edward was the beloved son of Sharon Knopping of Lewes, DE and Aaron Knopping of Delray Beach, FL.Edward is also survived by his sister,Susan Knopping,of Basking Ridge, NJ,his brother,Jeffrey Knopping,of Larchmont,NY,his niece,Rachel Talbert,and nephews,Gregory Knopping,Ross Talbert and Jacob Knopping.Edward’s greatest passion was his role as a teacher to many of our youth.Edward received his Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Education from Wheelock College in Boston,MA.Graveside service at Sharon Memorial Park,40 Dedham St.,Sharon,MA, on Monday,Dec.5,2016 at 11:45 am.The family will observe shiva on Monday and Tuesday from 6:30-9:00 pm at the home of Edward’s brother,Jeffrey ,26 Oak Avenue,Larchmont,NY.In lieu of flowers donations in Edward’s memory may be made to AMFAR,120 Wall St.,13th floor,New York, NY 10005.

Virginia M.(Evans) Dahl

Virginia M. Dahl-of Framingham, on November 28, 2016.Beloved wife of the late Dr. Harold Dahl and Arthur J. Heuser. Dear mother of David Heuser. Loving grandmother of  Stacy Shatz and David Heuser, Jr. Loving great-grandmother of Ashley and Allison Buck. Services will be private.

Harvey S. Rudman

RUDMAN-HARVEY S., of Brookline, on November 27, 2016. Dear son of the late Harold and Dorothy (Cutler) Rudman. Loving brother of Holly Stengel and her husband, Dr. Jason Stengel. Dear uncle of Jonathan Stengel and Jordana Stengel. Service in the chapel at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham Street, Sharon, on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm. Following services, memorial observance will be at the Stengel residence until 8:00 pm. Remembrances may be made to a charity of your choice.


Robert M. Miller

Of Sudbury, on November 27, 2016. Beloved husband of Roanne (Miller) Miller. Devoted father of Jonathan Miller (Alycia) and Marc Miller. Loving grandfather of Travis Miller. Services at Beit Olam  East Cemetery, 42 Concord Rd., Wayland, Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 12 noon. Memorial observance at the Miller residence, Tuesday until 4:00pm & 7-9 pm, and Wednesday 2-6 pm. For memorial donation information please consult the Miller family.

Charles M. Diamond

DIAMOND- Charles Marc, of Westborough, on November 25, 2016. Beloved husband of Keren G. (Abrahams) Diamond. Devoted father of Rebecca Raphaelson and Aaron Diamond. Dear grandfather of Dora Raphaelson. Services at Congregation B’Nai Shalom, 117 East Main Street, Westborough, on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 11:00 am. Following interment at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon, memorial observance will be at his residence on Tuesday until 9 pm, Wednesday and Thursday 7-9 pm. Remembrances may be made to Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation, PO Box 871847, Kansas City, MO 64187-1847 ( or to WGBH Educational Foundation, Attention: Development Operations-Tribute & Memorial Gifts, One Guest St., Boston, MA 02135 (

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