Obituaries

Obituaries are published at the discretion of the CCJN and are free of charge. Obituaries are a product of the editorial department and are a story of a person’s life. Editorial policy may determine the length and content of an obituary. Death notices are submitted by family members and may, for example, fully list all survivors. Death notices are never edited, but are assessed a processing fee according to length. Photos for obituaries may also carry a processing fee of $18.00, which can be waived at the discretion of the CCJN. Payments for photos can be submitted to CCJN, 3810 Nashville Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70125 or paid securely through PayPal.

Mollye P. Smolkin services set for Tuesday, Dec. 19

MOLLYE PLOTKA SMOLKIN, a former office manager in a successful and nationally-recognized real estate consulting firm and a homemaker, died Thursday, December 14 at Woldenberg Village. She was 92.

A native of Mobile, Alabama, she married her childhood sweetheart at the age of 19 as a war bride.  Following her...
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Memorial, private burial for teacher Harriet Moore on Friday

HARRIET MOORE, a longtime teacher at John Quincy Adams Middle School in Metairie, died unexpectedly on Monday, December 11. She was 59.

A New Orleans native and lifelong resident, Moore was a member of Temple Sinai.

She is survived by her husband Mark Moore and her son Garrett Moore.

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Terry Stein rites set for Dec. 6

TERRY MARTIN STEIN, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017. He was 79.   A native of Omaha, Nebraska, Stein spent most of his life in the Greater New Orleans area.    He is survived by his beloved wife of...
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Molly Aron Gordon funeral set for Dec. 4

MOLLY ARON GORDON,  an artist and homemaker, died on Friday, December 1, 2017 after an illness.  She was 97.

Gordon was a born artist. Her first place, award-winning work entitled her to a scholarship at the New York School of Applied Design in New York City, when she was 18. At...
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Retired T-P circulation supervisor Richard Ross dies at 62

RICHARD ALAN ROSS, a longtime circulation supervisor for the Times-Picayune, died Wednesday, November 29, 2017. He was 62.

Ross was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin, Sr. High School and received a BA from a four-year school in Baton Rouge.

A graveside service was held on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at...
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Homemarker, community volunter Georga Reiss rites today at Hebrew Rest

GEORGA MAY YUSPEH REISS, peacefully passed away surrounded by family on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. She was 85.

A proud New Orleans native, Reiss was a volunteer for many community organizations including the Touro Sisterhood. She volunteered for the WYES-TV annual art auction and was a member of the Touro Synagogue Board...
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Attorney, civic leader Warren Goldstein laid to rest

WARREN ALLAN GOLDSTEIN, an attorney who was a leading member of the New Orleans Jewish community, died on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Touro Infirmary after a brief illness. He was 74.

A native of Houston, Goldstein moved to New Orleans as a 2-year-old. He was a graduate of Alcee...
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Esther Rosenberg service held at Gates of Prayer

ESTHER BARBER ROSENBERG, a former retail merchant and outspoken member of the New Orleans Jewish community, passed away on November 12, 2017.

Always coifed to the nines, she possessed an impeccable sense of style and fashion. She adhered to many principles inculcated in the Jewish faith, establishing her as a...
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Businessman Morris Lew is buried in Jewish Rites Cemetery

MORRIS “MARCOS” LEW, a businessman and owner of  Express Ship Supply,  passed away peacefully Sunday morning, November 5, 2017 at his home, a few days short of his 82nd birthday.

A long-time resident of New Orleans and Metairie, he was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and emigrated with his family...
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Investor James J. Altman passes; funeral in KY.

JAMES J. ALTMAN, a retiredĀ investor, died on Shabbat morning, November 4, 2017 at Passages Hospice from complications of acute heart failure and dementia. He was 94.

A no-nonsense Republican, Altman was a tireless defender of the State of Israel and a former board member of Congregation Beth Israel until illness...
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