Rabbi Shamai Kanter, 88, of Phoenix, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jeannette, their three children, Raphael (Cindy), Elana (Michael) and Ethan (Sue), and nine grandchildren, Rebecca, Eli and Micah; Hannah, Gabi and Jonathan; and Ben, Charlie …

Richard Alan Simonson age 66, of Paradise Valley, died Sept. 13, 2018, after a courageous and valiant battle of over two years with pancreatic cancer, which had metastasized into his brain and spinal column. At the time of his passing, he was resting comfortably and peacefully at Hospice of …

Joel N. Smith of Scottsdale died on July 29, 2018, at the age of 82. Raised in New Haven, Connecticut. He served in the U.S. Air Force and, while stationed at Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany, met and married his wife, Gloria (Krain) Smith. Joel and Gloria settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylv…

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Nessa W. Graub, 83, of Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, died Jan. 11. Born in Philadelphia, Graub was a homemaker.

Bee Shore, 87, of Cave Creek, passed away on Dec. 29. Originally from Chicago, she was the daughter of Bluma and Nathan Bernsten. Known for her wit and warmth of character, she spent many years working in hospital emergency rooms and admissions, comforting patients and families. She wrote an…

Shirley R. Haber, beloved wife of the late Benno Haber, died on Nov. 30, 2017, in Scottsdale. Shirley enjoyed time with her daughters and grandchildren and traveling the world with her husband. A perpetual source of positive energy and light, Shirley’s presence infused all who knew her with …

Jack Laufer, father of Dr. Nathan Laufer, father-in-law of Judy Egett Laufer of Paradise Valley, and grandfather of Andrew Charles Laufer of Los Angeles, California, died peacefully in Montreal, Canada, at 101 years of age on Nov. 22, 2017. He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Pep…

Myrna Jane Levine, 81, of Phoenix, daughter of Anna and Wilfred Levine, died Nov. 24, 2017. She was born and raised in Rochester, New York. Myrna was a teacher, counselor, friend, poker player, mahjong lover, artist, adventure seeker, traveler and Nana who taught her grandchildren that they …

Mark Friedman of Los Angeles, after spending a Saturday basking in the glory of Ohio State University’s sixth-straight victory over TTUN (That Team Up North) and finishing the celebration with an In-N-Out Double-Double, passed away peacefully in his sleep on the morning of Nov. 26. Friedman …

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