Deaths

Atlas, Isabel G. In San Francisco, Jan. 18. Age 81. Wife of Jakob Atlas. Mother of Leon Atlas and Irena (and Peter) Rubinstein. Grandfather of Samuel and Hannah Rubinstein and Ilana Atlas. Sister of Gregory Grosman. Aunt of Galina Igonkin and great-aunt of Genia Igonkin. Funeral services were held at Sinai Memorial Chapel, S.F. Donations to Jewish Home, 302 Silver Ave., S.F., CA 94112.

Holeman, David In Danville, Jan. 12. Age 68. Native of Paris. Oakland resident for the past 23 years. Insurance risk management agent for Cigna Special Risk for more than 30 years. Services were held. Arrangements by Sinai Memorial Chapel.

Kubitz, Paul In Pittsburgh, Jan. 14. Age 95. Husband of the late Rose Americus Kubitz. Father of Dr. Donald J. Kubitz (and Rosalee Szabo) of San Francisco and Howard (and Ethel) Kubitz. Grandfather of Jenifer Ann Kubitz, Shari Dana Kubitz and Laura Michelle Szabo-Kubitz. Brother of the late Bennie, Louis and Nathan Kubitz. Produce merchant of Kubitz and Goss in Squirrel Hill of Pittsburgh for more than 50 years. Funeral services were held in the chapel of Burton L. Hirsch Funeral Home, Pittsburgh. Interment at Beth Shalom Cemetery, Pittsburgh. Donations to New Light Congregation, 1700 Beechwood Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15217.

Roskoph, Elmira K. In Cleveland, Jan. 10. Age 96. Wife of Leon Roskoph for 67 years. Mother of Paul (and Maureen) Roskoph of Palo Alto and Donald (and Marlene) Roskoph. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of seven. Sister of Dorothy Newman and Howard Kowit. Golfer and bridge player. Teacher for more than 25 years. Enjoyed 30 years of active retirement. Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos Hills. Donations to Cleveland Sight Center, University Circle, 1909 East 101st St., P.O. Box 1988, Cleveland, OH 44106-8696; Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022; or Fairmount Temple, 23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood, OH 44122-2296.

Segal, Max In San Bruno, Jan. 11. Husband of Edna Segal, who died in 1995, for more than 60 years. Father of Morley Segal (and his partner Maurine Poppers) and Rodney Segal of San Francisco. Grandfather of Arline Segal Caspari (and Alex Caspari), Eric Segal (and his partner Anne Wright), and Adam Segal (and Kim Hyder). Great-grandfather of Adam and Nate Caspari and Niko, Sky, Alaya and Sadia Segal-Wright. Born in February 1907 in a tent community of earthquake and fire survivors in Golden Gate Park. Attended Bernal Heights Grammar School and Polytechnic High School. Spent more than 50 years in the printing business in San Francisco. Started as an in-house printer for the National Carbon Company. Later he became a salesman for the Weiss Printing Company. Started Printing By Segal in 1951, serving a number of San Francisco companies. Retired in 1974. Wrote “News and Schmooze” column in the 1940s for the Peninsula B’nai B’rith. After retirement he continued to use his printing abilities by gold embossing prayer books for bar and bat mitzvah students at Peninsula Temple Sholom. Funeral services were held at Eternal Home Cemetery Chapel, Colma. Donations to the Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 214 Van Ness Ave., S.F., CA 94102.

Shimoff, Geraldine “Geri” Frantz At home in San Francisco, Jan. 15, surrounded by her family. Age 77. Wife of Robert Shimoff for 56 years. Mother of Roger (and Lilaine) Shimoff. Mother of Kathi (and Rick) Silverman. Grandmother of Ali and Jesse Shimoff and Brandon and Jeremy Silverman. Sister of Roslind (and Alfred) Pepper and the late William Frantz. Sister-in-law of Dr. Marcus (and Louise) Shimoff. Aunt of Patti (and Larry) Moskovitz, Dr. Donald (and Guilie) Pepper, Janis Pepper, Paul (and Susan) Shimoff, Karel (and Tommy) Rall, Lynda Valles, Marci Shimoff, Janet (and Richard) Wiley, Susan (and Jim) Turntine, Sandra (and Richard) Michael and great-aunt to all of their children. First-generation American and native of San Francisco. Honors graduate of George Washington High School. Photographer, craft artist, writer and baker. Official scorekeeper for the Jewish Youth Athletic League for 25 years. Life member of the National Mah Jongg League. Member of the Round Robin and the Urban League and long time member of Congregation Emanu-El. Services were held at Sinai Memorial Chapel, S.F. Donations to the National Brain Tumor Foundation, 414 13th Street, No. 700, Oakland, CA 94612-2603 or UCSF Foundation for Brain Tumor Research, Box 0248, S.F., CA 94143-0248.

Susselman, Samuel At home in San Francisco, Nov. 16. Age 97. Husband of Cora Susselman, who died May 6 at age 93. Born in Hartford, Conn. Attended Wesleyan University and Albany Medical College. Became a certified child psychiatrist in 1959, practicing at Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, UCSF and consulting for the probation department in Contra Costa County. Maintained a private practice at home from 1948 to 2000. Published many papers on his research throughout his career.