Deaths

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Beckerman, George In San Francisco, May 5. Age 82. Husband of the late Helen Beckerman. Father of Sarah, Michael and Philip Beckerman. Grandfather and great-grandfather. Born in Smolensk, Russia. Holocaust survivor. Services were held at Eternal Home Cemetery, Colma, under the direction of Sinai Memorial Chapel with interment following. Donations to the Jewish Home, 302 Silver Ave., S.F., CA 94112.

Bloom, Harry In San Francisco, May 3. Husband of Hilda Bloom for 45 years. Father of Jonathan (and Toni) Bloom and Susan (and John) Rubenfeld. Grandfather of Sam Rubenfeld. Brother. Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Member of the management team for a global wine/spirit importer. Memorial services were held at Home of Peace Cemetery Chapel, Colma. Donations to Hospice by the Bay, 1540 Market St., No. 350, S.F., CA 94102-6035.

Epp, Dee-Dee In San Rafael, May 3. Wife of Paul Epp. Mother of Matthew, Casey and Scott Epp. Sister of Ellen Judell (and Robert Pollak) and Craig Judell. Sister-in-law of Arlene (and Steve) Krieger. Daughter of the late Bob and Bernie Judell. Aunt of Jake Pollak and others. Cousin of Dale (and Stephen) Block and the late Diane Tykie Maas. Volunteer and fund-raiser at Brandeis Hillel Day School and the Branson School. Supporter of Lucile Salter Packard Hospital at Stanford, Ritter House in San Rafael and the Marin Jewish Community Center. Services were held at Congregation Sherith Israel under the direction of Sinai Memorial Chapel. Donations to Hospice of Marin, 150 Nellen Ave., Corte Madera, CA 94925; the Cancer Center at Mt. Zion Hospital, 1600 Divisadero St., S.F., CA 94115; or the charity of your choice.

Lobree, C. David In Menlo Park, May 9. Age 84. Husband of Margot Lobree for 55 years. Father of Lindsey Lobree and Bruce (and Kim) Lobree. Grandfather of Seth and Marc Lobree. Brother of the late Donald Lobree. Brother-in-law of Uri and Zahava Hirschmann. Uncle and cousin. Native San Franciscan. Shriner and 32nd degree Mason. Served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War. Longtime active member of Temple Beth Jacob. Services were held at Temple Beth Jacob, Redwood City, under the direction of Sinai Memorial Chapel. Donations to Temple Beth Jacob Cares Committee, 1550 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City, CA 94061; Peninsula Volunteers, Rosener House, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park 94025; or the Shriners Hospital, 2524 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817.

Reiss, Dr. George I. In San Francisco, May 8. Age 90. Husband of Dr. Fenja S. Reiss for 65 years. Father of Janet (and Andrew) Lederer, Barbara (and Jim) Snyder and (Nancy and Arn) Tellem. Grandfather of Alex and Danny Snyder and Michael, Matty and Eric Tellem. Brother of Rose Schotz. Cousin of Dr. Robert (and Murial) Reiss. Orthopedic surgeon for more than 40 years, one of the first in the East Bay. Private family services were held under the direction of Sinai Memorial Chapel. Donations to the Bob Hope Parkinson Research Center, 1501 NW Ninth Ave., Miami, FL 33136 or The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163.

Vinson, Ann In Menlo Park, May 8. Age 80. Wife of Herman Vinson for 58 years. Mother of Michael (and Tricia) Vinson. Grandmother of David, Lea, Daniel and Ruth Vinson. Sister of Ruth (and the late Irving) Schulte and the late Jesse and Natalie Stein. Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Graveside services were held at Home of Peace Cemetery, Colma, under the direction of Sinai Memorial Chapel. Donations to Pathways Hospice, 201 San Antonio Circle, No. 125, Mountain View, CA 94040; Congregation Etz Chayim, 800 San Antonio Road, No. 4, Palo Alto, CA 94303; or Congregation Kol Emeth, 4175 Manuela Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94306-3799.