Helen Zeidler In San Francisco on Dec. 3, 2006. Beloved wife of the late Gus Zeidler; loving mother of Dr. Gary (and Linda) Zeidler and Nancy Zeidler; adoring grandmother of Cameron, Dr. Clayton (and Allison) and Dr. Brendon (and fiancé Dr. Kamakshi Raimondo) Zeidler.  Lifetime member of S.F. Chapter of Hadassah and former employee of Joseph Magnin of San Francisco. Private funeral arrangements thru Sinai Memorial Chapel.  Contributions to the S.F. Chapter of Hadassah, 1715 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109-3616 preferred.

Cantor Henry Greenberg Passed away in Oceanside, California on November 30, 2006 at age 83; beloved husband of Nancy and the late Rachel; loving father, grandfather; brother, uncle, great uncle, great-great uncle, cousin and a dear friend to many. Henry served Congregation Beth Israel-Judea for thirty years and he will be remembered for the kindness of his heart and the goodness of his deeds. The funeral service was held at Congregation Beth Israel-Judea. The family requests donations in memory of Henry to the newly established, “Cantor Henry Greenberg Israel Emergency Fund” c/o Congregation Beth Israel-Judea, 625 Brotherhood Way, S.F., CA 94132.

Ruth Stein December 17, 1916 (as best known) – November 26, 2006 Ruth passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her children and grandchildren, after battling multiple medical problems for more than 10 years.

She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Sugarman, her son, Morton Stein, three loving grandchildren, Melissa Slayen, Mark and Kira Sugarman, spouses Gayle Donsky and Craig Slayen and great grandson, Justin Slayen. She is also survived by her brother, Bernard Holtz and her sister, Rita Shafer. Ruth is preceded in death by her husband Herman Stein, to whom she was married for 41 years.

Born in Dobshyn-Golub, Poland, the actual and exact date of Ruth’s birth was a closely guarded secret! She immigrated to America in 1937. After her marriage in 1941 she worked along side her husband in his dental practice and devoted herself to providing a welcoming, warm home for her family and friends.

Ruth was a beautiful, petite strong-spirited feisty, woman with an enthusiastic love of life. She charmed all who met her. She adored and was adored by her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed.

Services have been held with interment at Salem Memorial Park in Colma. Donations in Ruth’s memory may be made to the Jewish Home, 302 Silver Ave., SF, CA 94112.