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Feldman, Jesse In San Francisco, March 15. Husband of the late Joan M. Feldman. Brother of Sanford Feldman and the late Lois Tuchler. Uncle of David Feldman. President of the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco and regional Jewish community centers. Campaign chairman of the Jewish Welfare Federation of San Francisco, then became its president from 1973 until 1975. Held similar national positions throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Graduate of Stanford University, where he received his law degree. Resident of the Sequoias in San Francisco for 22 years. Founder of Feldman, Waldman and Kline law firm. World War II Navy veteran, serving in the Pacific Theater on the USS Saratoga. Funeral services were held at Sinai Memorial Chapel, S.F., with internment at Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno. Donations to the Jewish Community Federation, 121 Steuart St., S.F., CA 94105.

Heller, Leo In Berkeley, March 5. Brother of Emma Kahn. Uncle of Judith Kahn (and Stephen White) and Edie Kahn. Longtime friend of Colombe Burnett. Retired, 45-year employee of Chevron Corp. Private arrangements were made through Sinai Memorial Chapel. Donations to the charity of your choice.

Hochfeld, Josef “Joe” In San Francisco, March 12. Age 91. Husband of Hanna Hochfeld for 65 years. Father of Frank Hochfeld. Born April 8, 1912. Native of Hamburg, Germany. Services were held at Sinai Memorial Chapel, S.F. Donations to Earth Justice Defense, 426 17th St., sixth floor, Oakland, CA 94612-2820, or the charity of your choice.

Morgenstern, Mary Lou In Walnut Creek, March 4. Wife of Leonard Morgenstern for 52 years. Mother of Ann, David and Jamie Morgenstern. Grandmother of Ariela and Dara Morgenstern. Graduate of Park College. Traveled through the United States working as a medical technician. Met her husband in the mid-1950s in Salt Lake City before they settled in Moraga. Active in many local organizations, including Temple Isaiah. Memorial services were held. Donations to the Temple Isaiah Library Fund, 3800 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA 94549.

Ososke, Herbert In San Francisco, March 9. Husband of Esther Ososke. Father of Don (and Sue) Ososke and Jeff (and Julianne) Ososke. Grandfather of Julie, Melissa and Jacob Ososke. Brother of Art (and Doris) Ososke and Mort (and Hilda) Owens. Brother-in-law of Art Zimmerman and Hersh (and Norie) Zimmerman. Uncle of many nieces and nephews. Services were at Eternal Home Cemetery, Colma. Donations to the charity of your choice.

Rosen, Walter In Danville, Feb. 23. Husband of Esther Rosen. Father of Michelle (and Marc) Burnstein and the late Vicky Rosen Moore. Grandfather of Erica Moore, and Daniel and Eric Burnstein. Resident of Oakland for 48 years. Retired jeweler. Member of Beth Jacob Congregation in Oakland for 40 years. Services were held, with interment at Home of Eternity Cemetery, Oakland. Donations to the Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living, 4000 Camino Tassajara, Danville, CA 94506.

Sidorsky, Emanuel In Walnut Creek, March 8. Age 86. Husband of Frieda Sidorsky for 64 years. Father of Howard (and Sandy) Sidorsky, Janet (and Marc) Wasserman and Robert (and Linda) Sidorsky. Brother of Irving Sidorsky, Ann Morofsky and Millie Tepper. Grandfather of Scott and Kimberly Sidorsky, David (and Kimberly) Wasserman, Dan (and Courtney) Wasserman, and Tivon and Misha Sidorsky. Great-grandfather of three. Native of New York. Moved to Vallejo in 1949 and later to Walnut Creek. Owner of Atlas Jewelry and Loan for 40 years. Charter member of Temple Isaiah. Member of Chevra Chai at the Contra Costa Jewish Community Center. Past member of Martinez Planning Commission. Participated in Elderhostel programs. Arrangements by Sinai Memorial Chapel. Services were held. Donations to Temple Isaiah, 3800 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA 94549, or CCJCC Senior Fund, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek, CA 94595.