Berzin, Margaret In San Francisco, June 25. Age 96. Wife of Samuel Berzin for 70 years. Mother of Janice Fingerut. Grandmother of Ilene Rose (and David Mino) and William J. Fingerut. Sister of late twin brother Albert and the late Maurice, Rose, William and Jerry Moskovitz. Aunt of Audrey Socklov, Janet Hastings and Myron Moskovitz. Graveside services at Eternal Home Cemetery, 1051 El Camino Real, Colma. Arrangements by Sinai Memorial Chapel. Donations to any hospice program or to the Jewish Home in San Francisco.

Dubofsky, Fannie In San Francisco, June 26. Age 94. Wife of the late Samuel Dubofsky. Mother of Sandy (and Henry) Gold, and Binnie (and Tom) Gauthier. Grandmother of Susan and Craig Gold, and Suzanne and Saul Gauthier. Sister of the late Jack and Shikie Greenberg, and Jenny Levine and Eva Mandell. Aunt of Ronni Goralnick of West Hartford, Conn. A longtime resident of Hartford, Conn. Funeral services at Eternal Home Cemetery, Colma. Arrangements by Sinai Memorial Chapel. Donations to Jewish Home, 302 Silver Ave., S.F., CA 94112. 

Espar, Julian. In Palo Alto, June 14. Husband of Sadie Espar. Father of David (and Sheri) Espar and Tim (and Becky) Espar. Grandfather of Michael Espar, Amber Espar and Jennifer Espar Weaver. Construction executive in Detroit. Technical engineer of Kaufman and Broad. Volunteer coordinator of the Los Altos senior repair services.

Gould, Minna In San Rafael, June 28. Wife of the late Louis M. Gould. Mother of Sidney (and Dorothy) Gould and Linda Gould Grant. Grandmother of Sheryl Gould, Hollis Grant and Steven Grant. Sister of Pearl Friedman and the late Sylvia Flax. Private family memorial services will be held. Donations to Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael.

Liebes, Marjorie Brown In Portola Valley, June 25. Age 100. Wife of the late Sidney Liebes. Mother of Sidney (and Laura) Liebes, and Stephen (and Dale) Liebes. Daughter of the late Henrietta Cahn and Bernard Charles Brown. Sister of the late Ruth (and Lloyd) Liebes. Aunt of Ruth Shavel and Lloyd Liebes. Grandmother to Karen Golden, David Liebes, Stephen Liebes Jr., James Liebes, Julia Elman and Carolyn Pape. Great-grandmother of 11. Attended San Francisco’s Grant School, Girls High and Mills College. Volunteer. Granddaughter of a founder of Congregation Emanu-El, San Francisco. A memorial service will be held in August at Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos Hills. Donations to NCPHS Foundation for the Sequoias Portola Valley Health Center Project, 1525 Post St., S.F., CA 94109; Congregation Emanu-El, P.O. Box 591510, S.F., CA 94159-1510 or the charity of your choice.

Lewis, Robert S. In San Carlos, June 12, of Parkinson’s disease. Age 72. Husband of Sheila Lewis for 44 years. Father of David Lewis (and Julia Levin), Eve Lewis Personette (and Lyle Personette) and Sarah Lewis Chaskes (and Michael Chaskes). Grandfather of Elinor and Simone Lewis, Matthew and Samantha Personette, and Natania and Mira Chaskes. Brother of William Lewis. Son-in-law of Reba Sardell. Born in Newark, N.J. Palo Alto resident for 40 of his 60 years in the Bay Area. Member of Congregation Beth Am. Received undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering from U.C. Berkeley. Served in U.S. Army in Korea. Electrical engineer at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, RCA, Lockheed, Ford Aerospace and others. Piano player. Patron of local jazz, theater, cinema and the San Francisco Symphony. Donations to Palo Alto Jazz Alliance Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 60397, Palo Alto, CA 94306, or Congregation Beth Am, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022.

Ruvkun, Sam In Piedmont, June 26, of lymphoma. Age 84. Husband of the late Dora Ruvkun. Father of Patti Ruvkun of Oakland, Gary (and Natasha) Stellar of Newton, Mass., and Rick (and Julie) Ruvkun of New York, N.Y. Brother to the late Dorothy Steiner, Lou Ruvkun and the late Sydney (and Bernice) Ruvkun. Brother-in-law to Ann (and Gary) Lewis. Grandfather of Carolyn Ruvkun, Andrew Ruvkun and Victoria Ruvkun. Uncle to Larry (and Sandy) Steiner, Stephen Steiner (and Sarilee Janger), and Paul (and Lee Ann) Steiner, Jeffrey Ruvkun and Joel (and Sherry) Ruvkun. Friend of Sherry Miller. Executive of Kaiser Engineers. Small business owner. Volunteer with various religious groups. Received bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from U.C. Berkeley. Past president of the Engineering Alumni Association. Lieutenant and Navy SeaBee during World War II. Member of Deadwood Associates. Co-edited “Together We Build.” Advised Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley and Temple Beth Abraham in Oakland. Donations to Berkeley Engineering Fun, College of Engineering, U.C. Berkeley, CA 94720.