August 21, 2005
Millard B. Fleischer, a retired business executive and World War II veteran, died of leukemia Monday at his home in Chevy Chase. He was 86. Born in Baltimore, he graduated from City College and attended the Johns Hopkins University, where he played lacrosse. He enlisted in the Army Air Forces at the outset of the war and served in the Pacific. An aerial gunner, he also chronicled the war as a combat correspondent for Yank magazine. After the war, he joined the Jos. M. Zamoiski Co., an appliance distributor in the Baltimore-Washington area.
February 19, 2005
On Thursday, February 17, 2005, OSCAR M. LESSANS, of Rockville, MD. beloved husband of Gertrude E. Lessans; devoted father of Arlene L. (Harry) Gildenhorn, Raymond B. (Debbie) Lessans and Michael A. (Debra) Lessans, loving brother of Monroe Lessans; dear grandfather of Matt (Tara), Dana, Seth, Jonathan, Amy, Jason and Sheridan. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, February 20, 12:30 P.M. at Washington Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Macomb St., N.W., Washington, D.C. Interment King David Memorial Gardens, Falls Church, VA. The family will be in mourning at Arlene and Harry Gildenhorn's residence through Tuesday, February 22. Memorial contributions may be made to Hebrew Home of Greater Washington.
November 16, 2004
On Saturday, November 13, 2004 ARTHUR P. BECKER, age 86, of Bethesda, MD beloved husband of Miriam Goldspinner Becker; adoring father of Phyllis (Duke) Zimmerman of Baltimore, MD, Kenneth (Arlene) Becker of Potomac, MD, Marjory (John) Becker-Lewin of Manhattan, NY, Richard (Nancy) Becker of Highland Park, IL and William (Melinda) Becker of Washington, DC; loving brother of David (Helen) Becker. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Washington Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Macomb St., NW, Washington, DC at 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 15. Interment Judean Memorial Gardens, Olney, MD. The family will be in mourning Monday and Tuesday at his late residence.
August 30, 2004
On August 26, 2004, ARTHUR A. ADLER, JR., of Bethesda, Maryland; beloved husband of Linda G. Haft; devoted father of A. Alan Adler, III and Andrew Richard Adler; dear brother of John Adler and his wife Joan; step-father of Deborah and Stacy Rappaport; uncle of Julienne, John, Jr. and Justin; former husband of Deborah Wolff Adler. Services will be held at Washington Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Maccomb Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20016 on Tuesday, August 31, 2004 at 12:00 noon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to Washington University, 1 Brookings Drive St., Louis, Missouri 63130, attention: Carol Lindamood or Washington Hebrew Congregation.
March 17, 2004
On Tuesday March 16, 2004, MARY T. SCHREIBER of Bethesda, MD; beloved wife of Henry M. Schreiber; devoted mother of Deborah S. Rodriguez (Terrence Hamilton) and Berta L. (John) Wengle; loving sister of Lillian Cole, Patricia Morgan, Paula Zervas and Francis Bean and dear grandfather of Erik and Luke. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 19, at 10:30 am at Washington Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Macom St. NW. Washington D.C. Interment private. The family will be in mourning at Berta and John Wengle's residence through Sunday, March 21. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or to the Jewish Social Service Agency.
January 27, 2004
On Sunday January 25, 2004 HENRY L. ABRAHAM of Baltimore, MD, beloved husband of Jane Abraham; devoted father of Richard (Beth), Stephen and Jan Abraham; dear brother of Jack Abraham; loving grandfather of Andrew and Jordan. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday January 29, 11 a.m at Washington Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Macomb St. N.W., Washington, DC. Interment private. The family will receive friends at the home of Stephen Abraham, Thursday 5 to 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.