Roger G. Fox

Roger G. Fox-Of Chestnut Hill , on November 20, 2017. Beloved husband of Susan A.(Taymore) Fox. Devoted father of  Heidi Blau and her husband Mitch,and David Fox. Loving grandfather of Max and Jacob Blau (Jake).Graveside services at Or Emet Cemetery,776 Baker St., West Roxbury on Wednesday November 22, 2017 at 10:00 am. Complete obituary will appear Tuesday afternoon.

veteran James Cheever

CHEEVER- James, of Waltham, on November 18, 2017. Beloved husband of Wendy Gerson Cheever. Devoted father of Andrea Sklar and her husband Scott. Dear grandfather of Riley, Kasey, and Ryder Sklar. Brother-in-law of Geri Gerson and the late Samuel Gerson. Uncle of Jill Mark, Dana Unger and her husband Jeffrey, and Michelle Wartell and her husband Robert. Graveside service at Mishkan Tefila Memorial Park, 2690 Centre Street, West Roxbury, on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 11:00 am. Remembrances may be made to Friends of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. 450 Brookline Ave.,SW120, Boston, MA  02215

David O. Mintz, MD

Of Lexington, died at age 86 at home after a long illness, on November 18. Loving husband of Barbara, father of Judith Mintz and her husband Andrew Kleppner of Arlington, Susan Mintz and her husband Bill Jaeger of Arlington, and Elissa Mintz; grandfather of Hannah Kleppner, Samuel Mintz and Harrison Mintz. Also survived by his brother, Gilbert Mintz of California.

Born in 1931 to Louis and Dorothy Mintz in Richmond Hill, New York, he attended NYU Medical school and served as a Captain in the US Army Medical Corps. He set up a private family practice in Burlington, MA, where he was beloved by generations of patients until he retired at the age of 80.

Funeral service will be held at Temple Emunah, 9 Piper Rd., Lexington, MA, on Tuesday, November 21 at 10:00 am. 


Israel Gerber

Age 89, of Canton, on November 17, 2017. Beloved husband of Rebecca (Friedman) Gerber. Devoted father of Steven and Ellen Gerber, Larry and Laurie Gerber, and Geoffrey and Laurie Gerber. Cherished grandfather of Lauren and William Lee, James, Cheryl, Jennifer, Jessica, Sam, and Jamie Gerber, and Julie and Yimi Rivera. Great-grandfather of Arabelle Lee and Shaina Gerber. Funeral services will be in New York. Local memorial observance at the home of Larry and Laurie Gerber on Wednesday 1pm-4pm & 7pm-9pm, Friday  12:00pm-2:30pm, Saturday 7pm-9:30pm and Sunday  1pm-4pm & 7pm-9pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or Hebrew Senior Life, 1200 Centre St., Roslindale, MA 02131.


Linda Elaine Small

Linda Elaine (Shapiro) Small, of Randolph, passed into eternal peace on November 14, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.  She was the wife of the late Melvyn H. Small and the beloved daughter of the late Freda and Alec Shapiro.  She leaves behind her children Ken & Roberta Small of Deerfield, IL, Carla & Roy Kiesler of Santa Barbara, CA, and Lauren Small & Chuck Silverston of Brookline, MA. She was the adored Noonie to her grandchildren Jodi, Dani, Andrew & Matan, loved by her brother Alan & Karen Shapiro, her sister Sunny & Marshall Grodberg, Susan & Joel Ostroff, and sister-in-law Helene & Joe Stone.  She was the loving aunt to her many nieces, nephews, and great-nephews. A special love carries on with her caretakers, Sherley Attis & Sonie Charles.  Linda grew up in Brookline, MA, and graduated from Brookline High School.  She then went on to The Beth Israel School of Nursing.  She was an ob/gyn nurse for many years. Linda devoted her life to her family, friends, career and the Jewish community. Linda was actively involved in Temple Beth Am in Randolph and proudly served as Sisterhood President. Everyone who knew Linda loved her dearly.  She was the most caring, loving, engaging and funny lady. She will be deeply missed and always remembered.Services will be held at Temple Beth Abraham/Temple Beth Am, 1301 Washington St., Canton, on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:30pm .Following interment at Agudas Achim Cemtery ,Brockton, memorial observance will be held at the home of Lauren Small and Chuck Silverton until 9:00pm, on Friday 1-4pm , Saturday 5:30-8:00pm and Sunday 1-3pm & 7-9pm.In lieu of flowers remembrances to Friends of the Israel Defense Forces,154 Wells Ave., Newton ,MA 02459 or American Friends of Magen David Odom,


Jay Comenitz

Comenitz- Jay, of Newton, on November 11, 2017. Beloved husband of Debra Schoeff-Comenitz. Loving father of Matthew and Corey. Dear son of the late Barbara and late Elliot Comenitz and Nancy Gail Comenitz. Loving brother of Nancy, Bruce and Rosalyn Comenitz, Linda and Steven Gelda, Jamie Chaloff, Jon and Linda Pressman, and Julie and Edward Carter. Devoted uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Services at Wilson Chapel, 234 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 11:00 am  Interment at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St.,Sharon.  Memorial observance on Wednesday  through 4 pm & 7-9 pm and Friday 2-4 pm at the home of Linda and Steven Gelda. Memorial observance will continue on Thursday, 2-4pm and 7-9pm at the home of Bruce and Rosalyn Comenitz.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances in his name may be made to the Corwin-Russell School, 142 North Road, Sudbury, MA. 01776.  Jay was fun loving, warm and sincere. He is and will be deeply missed.


Cynthia (Poley) Stoll




of Hudson, on November 11, 2017. Beloved wife of David Stoll. Devoted mother of Deborah Sargent, Eric Stoll (Michelle), and Marc Stoll (Roberta). Dear grandmother of Anna, Robin, Scott,Julie,Emily, Rocky, Cora, Shawn, Stariona, Justin, Miriam, Shoshana, Ben, and Rachel. Great-grandmother of Chloe and Claire. Graveside services at Beit Olam East Cemetery, 42 Concord Road, Wayland, on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 12:30 pm. Following services the family will receive friends and family at Temple Emanuel, 150 Berlin Road, Marlborough. Memorial observance will continue at her residence starting Tuesday at 6 pm, through Saturday eve. Remembrances may be made to either American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, or to the Arthritis Foundation. Cynthia was a beloved teacher for 25 years in the Hudson School System.




Gladys Chleck

Gladys (Semlock) Chleck- of Jupiter, FL, formerly of Brookline, on November 9, 2017.  Beloved wife for 65 years of the late David Chleck.  Devoted mother of Mara Levine and Risa Chleck.  Loving grandmother of Ross Levine and his wife Dana and Justin Levine. Dear aunt of Richard and Sara Pardo and great-aunt of Jonathan and Samuel Pardo. Services are private. Memorial observance at the home of Mara Levine on Sunday  2-4 & 6-8 pm.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Gladys’ memory may be made to a charity of choice.

Phyllis Rosenfeld

Phyllis Rosenfeld, of Sudbury, previously of Lexington and Chelsea, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on November 9, 2017.  Phyllis Rosen was born in Chelsea, where she later served as secretary for the late Rabbi Benjamin Rodwogin, of blessed memory, at Temple Emmanuel in Chelsea. She and her late husband, Melvin, of blessed memory, also of Chelsea, moved to Lexington in 1960 where they were among the founding members of Temple Emunah. Phyllis was most proud of her children Ellyn Gimbel, Jay Rosenfeld his wife Lisa Segal, Susan Laufer and her husband Marc Laufer, and her 7 grandchildren: Adam & Ari Gimbel, Zachary, Olivia and Emma Rosenfeld, and Isabella and Alexandra Laufer. Phyllis loved classical music and was a frequent visitor to the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Tanglewood in the summer. Phyllis and Mel enjoyed traveling around the world and often made life-long friends along the way. She loved her peaceful “oasis” in Sudbury. She touched people wherever she went and was loved by many. The service will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm at  Beit Olam East Cemetery, 42 Concord Road/Route 126, Wayland, MA, followed by Shiva at the home of Sue & Marc Laufer, 33 October Lane, Weston, MA.  Shiva will continue at the Laufer residence on Monday, November 13, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 pm.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Society, 330 Congress St., 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02110 or Temple Beth Elohim, 10 Bethel Rd., Wellesley, MA 02481.

Alan W. Rosenberg

Of Newton, on November 4, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Audrey E. (Gordon) Rosenberg. Devoted father of Amy Cornblatt and her husband Marc of Newton and Andrew Rosenberg and his wife Shari of Singer Island, FL. Loving grandfather of Douglas Rosenberg and Emily Rosenberg. Dear brother of Herbert Rosenberg, Nathaniel Rosenberg, Audrey Goldberg, and the late Doris Zich. Graveside service at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., Sharon, Monday, November 6, 2017, at 11:45 am. Memorial observance will be held at Avalon Apartments at Newton Highlands, 99 Needham St., Newton, on Monday from 3-5 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Carroll Center for the Blind, 770 Centre St., Newton, MA 02458.


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