veteran Phyllis (Kaplan) Salvin

of Needham, on March 24, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Louis Salvin. Graveside service at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., Sharon, Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 10:45 am (gather behind Administration Building at 10:30 am).

Complete notice to follow

Zelda J. Cope

COPE, Zelda J. (Lipsitz) Of Canton, formerly of Needham, on March 21, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Philip Cope. Devoted mother of Ellen Cope (Bill Gresham) of IL, Marcia Elsner (Mark) of Randolph, and the late Jeffrey Samuel Cope. Loving sister of Sylvia Levy of Needham and the late Erving Lipsitz. Dear grandmother of Myer and Adam Gresham, and Michael and Melanie Elsner. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham Street, Sharon, on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10:45 am. Remembrances may be made to AMFAR (American Foundation for Aids Research, P.O. Box 96635, Washington, D.C. 20090.


Geoffrey A. Froner

of Framingham, formerly of Los Angeles, on March 21, 2017. Graveside service at the Puritan Mt. Sinai Cemetery, 776 Baker St., West Roxbury, Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 10:00 am.

Claire (Weissbard) Stoopack

Of Weston, formerly of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, on March 17, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Jerome C. Stoopack. Devoted mother of Michael Landau (Nancy), Dr. Allyn Landau (John McDonald), and Joe Stoopack (Tara Gold). Loving grandmother of David Landau (Melissa), Jeff Landau (Epi), Alyssa Landau, Chelsea Landau, Kylie Burd (Greg), Jaycie Stoopack, and Ben Stoopack.  Cherished great-grandmother of Dillon Landau and Maya Landau. Dear sister of Richard Weissbard (Shelly), Barbara Knee (Ted), and the late Ira Weissbard and his surviving wife, Sheila. Services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington DC at a later date. A memorial gathering will be held at the home of Michael and Nancy Landau, 210 Nahanton St., Newton Centre, Sunday, March 19, 2017 from 2-5 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Claire’s memory may be made to Beth El – The Beaches Synagogue, 288 Roscoe Blvd. N, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082. She was a founding member of Beth El – The Beaches Synagogue, the Ponte Vedra Beach library, and the National Office of Women’s American Ort.

Marcia Asquith Kaufman

Marcia Asquith Kaufman, died Friday, March 17, of breast cancer at the Parlin Hospice Residence in Wayland. She was a resident of Boston’s South End and Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard. She leaves her husband Matthew R. Kaufman, MD, her children Emily Kaufman, Sara Kaufman and Daniel Tyre-Karp of New York, her parents Lawrence and Gloria Asquith of Chestnut Hill, and her siblings Joan and Scott Shrier of Newtonville. She is the daughter in law of Betty and the late Fred Kaufman of Salem and formerly of Marblehead. She also leaves her sisters-in-law Susan Gorban and Amy Kaufman along with nieces and nephews.

Marcia was born in Newton and lived there until 2004. She graduated from Newton South High School and Connecticut College. She received her M.B.A from Boston University School of Management. In her early career, she worked at New England Mutual Life, Parker Hannifin, and Data Resources as an econometrician in their planning departments.

Subsequently, while raising her daughters, she served in multiple volunteer capacities in the Newton School System and at Temple Shalom in Newton. She returned to work at Strategy Analytics, and then served as partner and COO of Hurwitz Associates. There, she teamed with Judith Hurwitz to provide consultative services to many large IT companies including IBM, VMWare, Hewlett-Packard, and SAP. They co-authored six full length For Dummies books about Information Technology including Service Oriented Architecture for Dummies, Big Data for Dummies and Cloud Computing for Dummies. They also co-authored a trade book entitled Cognitive Computing.

Throughout her severe illness, she approached each day with a positive attitude, unbelievable strength, courage, and determination to live each day to the fullest. Supported by her loving family and friends, she was thrilled to escort her daughter, Sara, down the aisle at her wedding in June.

The funeral will take place at Temple Shalom, 175 Temple Street, Newton on Wednesday, March 22 at 1pm. Burial to follow at Or Emet Cemetery, 776 Baker Street, West Roxbury. Following the burial, the family will hold Shiva at 77 Florence Street, Chestnut Hill. Shiva will continue at her late residence at 505 Tremont Street, Boston, on Thursday from 5 to 7pm, Friday 2 to 4pm and Sunday 2 to 5pm.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, Development Office, 1575 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138, Friends’ Place at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave., #1, Boston, MA 02215, or Connecticut College, Development Office, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT 06320.

Stanley Goldberg

Stanley Goldberg-of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, formerly of Waban, on March 16, 2017. Beloved husband of Sandra. Devoted father of Rob and Scott.Private services.


veteran Stanley E. Kaplan

Of Lexington, on March 14, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Ann A. (Zager) Kaplan. Devoted father of Michael Kaplan (Maureen), David Kaplan (Bonnie), and Charles Kaplan (Lisa Griswold). Loving grandfather of Jessica Rosenblum (Jeremy), Nadine Cartwright (Christopher), Isaac Kaplan, Emily Kaplan, and Jill Kaplan. Cherished great-grandfather of Nathaniel, Benaya, and Adina Rosenblum. Services at Temple Emunah, 9 Piper Rd., Lexington, Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm. Interment at Westview Cemetery, Lexington. Shiva will be held at the Kaplan home on Thursday until 9 pm, Sunday 2-4 & 7-9 pm, and Monday & Tuesday 7-9 pm. There will be a minyan service each evening at 7:45 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Temple Emunah Endowment Fund, Hebrew Senior Life Hospice Care, Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, or Perkins School for the Blind.


Michael DiZio

Michael DiZio-On March 13, 2017.Services pending.

veteran Herman Rosenberg

Of Dedham, on March 13, 2017. Beloved husband of Helen (Greenberg) Rosenberg. Devoted father of Kenneth Rosenberg and his wife Judy and the late Robert and Steven Rosenberg. Cherished grandfather of Adam and Jessica. Dear brother of Albert, Norma, and the late Stanley and Pearl. Services at the Beecher Flooks Funeral Home, 418 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville, NY, Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 11:30 am. Interment in Sharon Gardens Cemetery, Valhalla, NY. Memorial observance at New Bridge on the Charles, 5000 Great Meadow Rd., Dedham, Friday, 12-2 pm and at the home of Ken and Judy Rosenberg, Sunday, 2-4 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Foundation for Aids Research, 120 Wall St., 13th Floor, NY, NY 10005 or to NAMI, 505 8th Ave., Suite 1103, NY, NY 10018.


Reenie (Lebowitz) Malkiel

Of Fall River, on March 13, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Leslie Malkiel. Services at the Beth El Chapel, 776 Baker St., West Roxbury, Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 12:30 pm. Interment will follow in the Independant Workmen’s Circle Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Reenie’s memory may be made to the Pulmonary Research Fund at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Office of Development, 330 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Gift Management Services, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75244, or to a charity of one’s own choosing.

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