Cecelie (Raphael) Gordon

It is with great sadness that the family of Cecelie (Raphael) Gordon announce her passing on November 17, 2018 at the age of 87. She loved her family and friends dearly and will be remembered for incredible warmth, vibrant sense of humor and the most beautiful smile. Supportive and compassionate, Cecelie was always there when her family and friends needed her. Cecelie was predeceased by her husband, Ralph. She is survived by her sister, Phyllis Redstone, her niece, Shari Redstone, her nephew, Brent Redstone, several grand and great-grand nephews and nieces, and cousins. Services will be at The Chapel at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., Sharon, on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 12:00 noon. Memorial observance will be announced at services. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Cecelie Gordon may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund at The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center by visiting www.bidmc.org/giving or by check made payable to “Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center”  with “ Ceceile Gordon/ Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund” in the memo. Contributions may be mailed to: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Office of Development, 330 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215.


Sanford M. Autor

Autor, Sanford M., of Newton, MA, on November 13, 2018. Beloved husband of Sherry Autor. Devoted father of Robert Autor and his wife Shelly of Newton, MA, David Autor and his wife Marika Tasutani, of Newton, MA, and Deborah Autor and her husband Bill Burton of Bethesda, MD. Loving grandfather of Sophia, Hana, Noah, Isabel, Emily, Josh, and Alex. Dear brother of Edythe Weitzman. Dr. Autor graduated Columbia College, and earned a Ph.D at Harvard. He was a Clinical Psychologist and Director of mental health services in MA. Smart, witty, and generous, he will be missed. Service at the Newton Cemetery Chapel, 791 Walnut St., Newton, MA, on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 2 pm. Following services, memorial observance will be at Sanford and Sherry’s home from 4-7 pm, Saturday 4-6 pm and Sunday 1-3 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, MA Chapter, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.


Norma Marcus

Norma (Dame) Marcus-Age 87, of Framingham, formerly of Swampscott, passed away on November 9, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late George Marcus. Devoted mother of Harriet and Stephen Freedman and Shari and Jay Horowitz. Loving grandmother of Marcy and Dave Sigel and Alyssa and Jason Safer, Sarah and Olivia Horowitz. Proud great grandmother of Jacob Sigel. Born and raised in Worcester Norma was the daughter of the late Myer and Sarah Dame and loving sister of the late Lillian Dame and Ruth Melnick. Norma touched generations of people through her many summers at Camp Tel Noar and the Cohen Foundation Camps. Services at Temple Beth Sholom, 50 Pamela Rd., Framingham on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 12:30 pm. Following interment at Framingham Natick Hebrew Cemetery a memorial observance will be at the residence of Harriet and Stephen Freedman until 8 pm, continuing Monday, 1-3 & 7-9 pm and Tuesday 7-9 pm. Remembrances in her memory may be made to Camp Tel Noar, c/o the Cohen Camps, 888 Worcester St., Suite 350, Wellesley, MA 02482, or the Dr. George H. Marcus Center for Jewish Learning Fund, c/o Temple Beth Sholom, 50 Pamela Rd., Framingham, MA 01701.


Anne Shirley Cutler

Anne Shirley Cutler, age 98, of Newton, MA, on November 4, 2018. Beloved wife for 70 years of the late Saul J. Cutler. She was born in Worcester, MA, daughter of the late Abraham and Minnie Lazrus, and moved to the Boston area as an adolescent, where she excelled in her studies. She was the devoted mother of Dr. Mark Cutler and his wife Sandi of Worcester, MA, Dr. Scott Cutler and his wife Robin of NYC, and Corey Cutler, Esq. of Needham, MA. Cherished grandmother of Adam Cutler, Dr. Alex Cutler and his wife May-Tal, Dr. Beth Cutler-Freedman and her husband Ross, and Michelle Dinenberg and her husband Eric. Proud great- grandmother of Ilana Cutler, Oliver Freedman, Emma Freedman, Micah Cutler, Issac Cutler, Ayla Dinenberg and Charlie Dinenberg, and devoted sister of the late Sherman Lazrus and the late Mickey Lazrus. Anne was an antiques dealer and collector extraordinaire for over five decades, with unparalleled passion for the industry she so dearly loved. In addition, she enjoyed writing, painting, and composing poetry. Service at Temple Emeth, 194 Grove St., Chestnut Hill, MA on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 11 am. Following interment at Temple Emeth Memorial Park, Baker St., West Roxbury, memorial observance will be at the Baker Vestry at Temple Emeth until 8 pm. Expressions of sympathy in Anne’s memory may be made to Lown Cardiovascular Center, 830 Boylston St., Suite 205, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, or Temple Emeth, 194 Grove St., Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Richard H. Rosskam

Rosskam, Richard Henry, of Needham, MA on November 2, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Hana Demetz Rosskam. Devoted father of Carol Susan Rosskam, Joanne Rosskam Aliber, and Ellen Rosskam and her husband Alexandre Krasnosselski. Proud grandfather of Matthew Aliber and his wife Maggie, Josh and Ben Aliber. Brother of the late Lester Rosskam and his wife Irene. Richard is survived by his first wife and mother of the three surviving children, Roberta F. Rosskam. Richard was born in Philadelphia in 1927, and a graduate of Dickinson College. Until 1973, Richard and his family owned and operated Quaker City Chocolate & Confectionary Co. most famous for candies “Good N’ Plenty”, “Good N’ Fruity”, and engineer “Choo-Choo Charlie”. He had a deep love for his many leader dogs, who were his eyes into the world. Richard was widely admired for his unconquerable spirit and demeanor. His caregivers were his devoted friends and part of the family fabric. Services at the Wilson Chapel, 234 Herrick Rd., Newton Centre, on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 2 pm. Memorial observance will begin Sunday, November 4 at the home of Joanne Aliber, 3-6 pm. Memorial will continue at Joanne’s home following services Monday until 8 pm, and Tuesday 4-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard’s memory may be made to The Leader Dog School for the Blind, 1039 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307, or www.RetinitisPigmentosaBlindness.org

Audrey Wyn

Wyn, Audrey (Rosenfield), of Melrose, MA, formerly of Brockton, MA, passed away on November 1, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Sherman Wyn. Devoted mother of Arthur Wyn of N. Easton, MA, Ann Jaye Wyn of Melrose, MA, Sandra Wyn of Providence, RI and Roberta Wyn of Albany, CA. Dear grandmother of Brant, Lisa, Suzanne, and Jeffrey. Proud great grandmother of Jacob, Daniel, and Olivia. Services were private. Memorial observance will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wyn, Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923, “In memory of Audrey Wyn”.


Carl Roy Ostroff

Of Brookline, Jamaica Plain, and Canton, MA, passed away peacefully after watching his beloved Red Sox win the World Series on Oct. 28, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Nancie (Abrams) Ostroff. Devoted father of Michael Ostroff and his wife Joanne Topol of Pasadena, CA, and Eric Ostroff and his wife Nancy of Needham, MA. Proud grandfather of Jessica, Andrew, Alex, and Sarah. Loving brother of Barbara Silk, Janet Hodus and the late Eunice Gosian. Services at Sharon Memorial Park Chapel, 40 Dedham St., Sharon, MA on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10 am. Following services, memorial observance will be at the home of Eric and Nancy Ostroff until 4 pm and 6-8 pm, and Friday 2-5 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to  Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284, or the charity of your choice.


Marvin Rosenkrantz

Rosenkrantz, Marvin, of Vineyard Haven, MA, passed away on Oct. 28, 2018. Beloved husband of Saralee (Bloom) Rosenkrantz. Devoted father of Rebekah Boral and her husband Bill. Proud grandfather of Julia and Sarah. Loving brother of Jordan Rosenkrantz, Rosalyn Silverman and the late Charlotte Langer. Service at Temple Hillel B’nai Torah, 120 Corey St., West Roxbury, MA on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 at 12 noon. Following interment at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., Sharon, MA, memorial observance will be at the home of Bill and Rebekah Boral. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association MA/NH Chapter, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452, or the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.


Dianne (Miller) Waldman

Dianne (Miller) Waldman-of East Walpole, MA, on October 27, 2018.Beloved wife of Frederick Waldman. Loving daughter of the late Edward and Catherine (Levenson) Miller. Devoted mother of Craig P. Waldman, and Evan M. Waldman. Dear grandmother of Luis, Harrison, Kai Lily and Callum. Devoted sister of Irma Napoleon, and twin sister of Sue Anne Spiegel and her husband Sheldon, the late Bernice Schwartz,and David Miller and his surviving wife Jeannette. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. Services at Temple Beth Shalom, 670 Highland Ave., Needham, on Tuesday, October 30, 2018  at 10:00 am. Following interment at Sharon memorial Park, memorial observance will be at her residence until 8:00 pm and on Wednesday and Thursday 2-8 pm. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Temple Beth Shalom.


Miriam (Rouffe) Hammerman


Miriam (Rouffe) Hammerman, formerly of Brookline and Newton, on October 25, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Cantor Michal Hammerman. Beloved mother of Lisa Hammerman Cain (Asher), Rabbi Joshua Hammerman (Mara) and Mark Hammerman, sister of Eleanor Turin and the late Ernest Rouffe, grandmother to Luz (Shlomi), Ethan, Daniel and Adereth, and great grandmother of Neriya and Ohr Ariel.  Services at Kehillath Israel, 384 Harvard St. in Brookline, on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 12:30. Interment follows at Beth El Cemetery on Baker St, West Roxbury, after which the family will return to the library at the Epstein Auditorium at Congregation Kehillath Israel, (please enter from Williams St.) for shiva, and continuing Sunday afternoon through early evening. The remainder of shiva will take place in Stamford Connecticut and Mizpe Yericho, Israel. Donations in Miriam’s memory may be made to the Barry Price Center, 27 Christina St., Newton, MA 02461, Jewish Senior Services, 4200 Park Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06604, Temple Beth El, 350 Roxbury Rd., Stamford, CT 06902 and in Israel, Shalva, at www.shalva.org, or Congregation Kehillath Israel, 384 Harvard St., Brookline, MA 02446.

  “In Stamford, Josh will be sitting Monday – Thursday at Temple Beth El, 350 Roxbury Rd., at 7:30 – 10 AM and 2-9 PM.  Morning Minyan will be at 7:30 AM each day and Mincha-Ma’ariv at 5:45 PM.”


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