Frank J. Catz in San Jose, Nov. 8, 2005. Beloved husband of Helene H.Catz. Loving father of Louise Dixon and Deborah Catz and stepfather of Dr. Thomas Ruby (Lois), Patricia Sinervo (Dr. Pekka) and Roger Ruby (Kathy). Devoted grandfather of Jodie Centner; James Dixon, Jr.; Aaron Catz-Fisher; David, Kenn and Jeffrey Ruby; Aviva Sinervo; Ben Ruby and Kalervo Sinervo. A native of Rotterdam, Netherlands, age 86 years. Funeral services and burial were held Thursday, Nov. 10 at Hills of Eternity Memorial Park, Colma under the direction of Sinai Memorial Chapel, Redwood City. Memorial contributions may be made to your local Jewish Family and Children’s Services.

Irving Kay in San Francisco on Nov. 9, 2005 at age 90. He was born in Jersey City, N.J. and came to San Francisco at age 19 where he met and married Ida Sankowich. Since her death 13 years ago his loving and devoted companion has been Doris Cherin. He is survived by his son, Judge Laurence Kay and wife Heather; his daughter, Lenore Bleadon and husband Charles; his grandchildren, Barbara, Karen and Deborah and their husbands, Peter Littman, J.W. Fry and Paolo Fraschetti, and his great grandchildren, Felicia Castriota, Abigail Fry and Sarah Fraschetti. Irving was successful in homebuilding and commercial real estate in the Bay Area. He was a long time member of the Concordia-Argonaut Club and an avid bridge player. Services were held at Sinai Memorial Chapel, 1501 Divisadero St., SF. Donations may be made to the Jewish Community Federation, 121 Steuart St., SF 94105 or the charity of your choice.

Edith Reimann passed away peacefully Nov. 8 at age 86 in Berkeley surrounded by family and friends. Beloved wife of the late Fred Reimann. Born in Vienna, Edith came to the US in 1940. Edith spent 25 years working at UC Berkeley library. Always an active participant in local entities such as Albany Senior Citizens and Congregation Beth El where she served in various board-related activities. Edith is survived by her two children Michael (Lorraine) of Scottsdale and Judy Vared (Richard) of Moraga, and grandchildren Daniella, Jillian, Ari Vared and Jeremy Reimann. Services were held at Rolling Hills Cemetery in Richmond. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory maybe made to Congregation Beth El, c/o New Building Fund, 1301 Oxford Street, Berkeley, CA 94709-1424. Edith’s legacy was her ability to share her humanity and humility with all who crossed paths with her. All who knew her were the better for it and she will be missed but never forgotten.