Deaths

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Blanton, Gerald Warren. In San Rafael, Nov. 27. Age 90. Husband of Marian Blanton. Father of Fred Blanton of Ojai and Carol Box of Woodland Hills. Grandfather to six. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on March 11, 1914. Lived in Los Angeles for 25 years. Psychiatrist. Retired to Maui. Taught at Maui Community College. Relocated to San Rafael. Member of Congregation Rodef Sholom since 1985. Burial at sea through the Neptune Society on. Donations to Congregation Rodef Sholom, 170 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael, CA 94903.

Blecher, Lillian. In San Francisco, Dec. 12. Wife of the late Murray Louis Blecher. Mother of Ira, Sheila and Stuart Blecher. Grandmother of Michael and Joni Blecher, and Jeremy, Ethan and David Kuniyoshi. Graveside services were held at Hills of Eternity Memorial Park in Colma under the direction of Sinai Memorial Chapel. Donations to the Jewish Home, 302 Silver Ave., S.F., CA 94112.

Fabich, Sidney Gershon. In Nice, Nov. 29. Age 47. Husband of Jennifer Fabich. Son of Carolyn E. Fabich of Sunnyvale. Brother of Melvin, Jeffrey, Larry and Alynda Beth Fabich. Born in San Francisco.

Nadler, Lillian. In San Francisco, Dec. 12. Age 92. Daughter of the late Harry and Fanny Nadler. Sister of Jennie Green and the late Murray Nadler and Belle Marguleas. Aunt and great-aunt to many. Cared for by Carie Mariscotes for four years. Nurse for 40 years at Brooklyn Jewish Hospital. After retirement moved to S.F. to be with family. Volunteered at Jewish Home, SFJCC preschool and Menorah Park. Services were held at Sinai Memorial Chapel in S.F. Donations to Jewish Home, 302 Silver Ave., S.F. CA 94112 or a charity of your choice.

Silverman, Blanche Nelson Jaffe. In San Francisco, Dec. 9. Age 90. Wife of the late Bernard Jaffe and Sol Silverman. Mother of Stephen N. (and Helene) Jaffe, DDS and Dennis C. (and Paula) Jaffe. Grandmother of David (and Shaila) Jaffe, Stacey (and Scott) Marshall, Joshua (and Jessica) Jaffe and Adam Jaffe. Great-grandmother of Madeline Marshall. Also survived by Dr. Sol “Bud” and Betty Silverman. Fourth-generation Californian. Born in S.F. Attended Girl’s High. Volunteer at Mount Zion Hospital for 35 years. Enjoyed card games, mah jongg and S.F. Giants games. Amateur painter. Service was held in her apartment. Donations to Blanche Silverman Fund at Jewish Family and Children’s Services, 2150 Post St., S.F. CA 94115, or Hospice by the Bay, 1540 Market St., Ste. 350, S.F. CA 94102.

Wolfe, Dorothy J. In Millbrae, Dec. 10. Age 95. Mother of Sheldon (and Rhoda) Wolfe. Grandmother of Amy Wolfe and Rabbi Greg (and Julie) Wolfe. Great-grandmother of Ariella and Noah Wolfe. Born in Pennsylvania. Moved to California in the late 1920s. Came to S.F. in 1940. Worked as a coat- and suit-buyer for the White House Department Store before working as a real estate agent with Trevor and Co. for 30 years. Services were held at the Hills of Eternity Chapel, Colma. Donations to Congregation Bet Haverim, 1715 Anderson Road, Davis, CA 95616.