Edward Chulew, aged 89, passed away Jan. 1. Born in Poland, Chulew was a retired furniture store owner. He lived in Scottsdale. Survivors are his son Mark, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was affiliated with Congregation Or Tzion and Chabad of North Phoenix. Services were held at Mount Sinai Cemetery on Jan. 4, with Rabbis Micah Caplan and Mendy Levertov officiating. Contributions can be made to the Arizona State University Jewish Studies Program, with checks payable to the ASU Foundation in memory of Edward Chulew, ASU P.O. Box 874302, Tempe, AZ 85287-4302. Arrangements by Sinai Mortuary of Arizona.
Joyce Gwendolyn Landman
Joyce Gwendolyn Landman of Phoenix, aged 80, passed away Jan. 5. Landman was born in Chicago. She was a retired elementary school teacher. Landman is survived by her two sons, Greg Frankel of Glendale and Douglas Frankel of Phoenix. Services were held at Green Acres Cemetery on Jan. 9, with Rabbi Jeremy Schneider officiating. Donations can be made to Doctors Without Borders at doctorswithoutborders.org. Information provided by Sinai Mortuary of Arizona.
Harry Leon Lewis
Harry Leon Lewis of Peoria, aged 87, passed away Jan. 4. He was born in Omaha and worked as a salesperson. He also served in the Army. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Lewis of Peoria; and sons Steven K. Lewis of Scottsdale; Craig A. Lewis of Peoria; and Robert I. Lewis of Austin. Lewis had eight grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Services were held at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona on Jan. 8, with Cantor Ross Wolman officiating. Contributions can made to Temple Chai at 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix AZ 85032. Arrangements made by Sinai Mortuary of Arizona.
Justin Kratter passed away Dec. 21, 2017, surrounded by his family. Justin was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on March 1, 1928. He is survived by his wife of almost 53 years, Marilyn, and four daughters, Marci Ramsey (Eric), Michelle Bigbee (Paul), G Shanahan and Cathy Kratter. Justin leaves behind nine loving grandchildren and many nephews and nieces. Justin was known for his sense of humor and his love of people. He believed you should always help those in need. He was truly a nice person and we will miss his contagious smile. Memorial donations can be made to Hospice of the Valley and JDRF.