Rose Weinstein, recovery home founder, dies

November 19, 1990

Services for Rose Weinstein, who was a founder of the Jewish Convalescent Home and would have celebrated her 100th birthday in January, will be at 11 a.m. today at Sol Levinson & Brothers Inc., 6010 Reisterstown Road.

Mrs. Weinstein died Saturday at Sinai Hospital after a brief illness. She lived at the Concord Apartments on West Belvedere Avenue. She founded the Jewish Convalescent Home with her husband, Joseph B. Weinstein, who died in 1973.

The former Rose Steiner came to Baltimore from her native Austria at age 14. Working during the day, she attended school at night and received her high school diploma. She was fluent in five languages.

Mrs. Weinstein was grand matron of the Brith Sholom Organization and initiated the Jacob Labowitz Lodge during her term of office. She was also a member of Ner Tamid Congregation and was active in many charity organizations.

Mrs. Weinstein is survived by two daughters, Syd Cutler and Edith Brener, both of Baltimore; a son, David Weinstein, also of Baltimore; a brother, Herman Steiner of Bal Harbour, Fla.; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

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