Community Lifecycles


Temple Beth El Lifecycle Events

If you are a member of Temple Beth El and have had a recent lifecycle event that you would like us to know about, please contact the Clergy office, 704-749-3043.

If you are a member of Temple Beth El who is need of pastoral support, please call our Clergy on Call line 704-576-5073. If it is a medical emergency, please dial 911.


We mourn the passing of:

Marilyn Trujillo, Wife of Peter Trujillo, Mother of Helen Pretorius (Jason), Grandmother of Cameron, Olivia-Mae, Ashton, Sister of Chris Schuller (Jon), Alan Barrel (Dawn), John Barrell (Beverley), Aunt of Karen, Leigh, Schmuli and Daniel on November 14, 2018. Funeral will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa on November 16, 2018.

Janet Berney Hunt, Wife of Henry Thomas Hunt, Mother of Emily Hunt, Stephanie Hunt (Joseph Kiernan), Allison Kranyak (John), Jennifer Hunt (z’’l) on November 10, 2018.

David Johnson, Brother of Phil Johnson, Son of Colon Johnson (z”l) and Loretta Johnson (z”l) on October 26, 2018.

Shirley Keller, Mother of Ben (Margie) Liebstein and Ralph (Arlene) Liebstein, Grandmother of Jerry (Lili) Liebstein, Charonne Liebstein, Jackie Liebstein Barker and Michael (Tina) Liebstein, Great Grandmother of Cameron and Hanna Barker, and Gabriella, Adiv, Yoni and Noah Liebstein on Monday, October 1, 2018.


Mazal tov to:

Joan Kirschner on the birth of her granddaughter, Zara Louise Joanna Naspe on November 12, 2018.

Elyse and Sid Thakur on the birth of their daughter, Maya Eve on October 24, 2018. Proud Sister is Iyla, proud Grandparents are Rober and Beth Sklar and Rajbala and Shivender Thakur, proud Aunts are Paula Sklar and Ira Tyagi, proud Uncles are Josh Sklar and Dushyant Thakur.

Sarah and Brian Landes on the birth of their daughter Juniper (Junie) Rose Landes on September 23, 2018. Proud Grandparents are Sheri and Dale Landes, Tony Magliaro, and Barbara Smith Magliaro (z”l). Proud Aunts are Katie Landes and Ula Furman. Proud Uncle is Joe Magliaro.

Marisa and Jeff Jackson on the birth of their daughter, Avery Bell Jackson on October 15, 2018. Proud Brothers are Haden and Owen, Proud Grandparents are Sherri and Kenneth Bell, Joan and Tom Tatum, Nathan Jackson and Janet Jackson.

Jenny and Brian Jackson on the birth of their son Zdeno Matthew Jackson on October 11, 2018. Proud Grandparents are Don and Ellice Liss.


Other Community Lifecycle Events

Our community mourns the passing of:

Ann Kavadlo on Monday, November 12th; Mother of Merryl (Dylan) O’Rork and Gene (Ali) Kavadlo, and Grandmother of Peter and Ilana. The funeral will be held on Sunday, November 18th in FL. Shiva will be held at the home of Gene & Ali Kavadlo on Sunday, November 25th at 5:45pm

Florence Cole on Saturday, November 3. She was the mother of Gordon and Richard.

Steven Leonard Saltzmann on Saturday, October 27th. Husband of Barbara Saltzmann, Father of Dr. Robert (Michelle) Saltzmann, Andrew Saltzmann, and Brian (Pamela) Saltzmann; Brother of Karen (Marc) Shoemaker, and Grandfather of Lacie Saltzmann and Miles Saltzmann.

Sheila Levenkrone Weiser on Monday, October 22nd; Sister of Louise Roth.

Albert Jacobson on Thursday, October 18th. Father of Berry (Richard) Zander, Michael (Barbara Frank) Jacobson, and Steve (Nancy) Jacobson; Grandfather of Karen (Jason) Spiegler, Nicki (Eric) Tamarkin, Rachel Zander, Sam Jacobson, Rose Jacobson, and Sarah Jacobson; Great Grandfather of Benjamin, Ethan, Sarina, Samira, and Asher; Brother of Florence Rosenburg; and
Uncle and great uncle to many nieces and nephews.


Mazal tov to:

Ariel & Mark DiDonato on the arrival of a baby boy, Evan Mark DiDonato. Their son was born on Saturday, October 13th. Proud big sister is Isabella; Proud grandparents include Cynthia & Jeffrey Mackvick (Clayton, NC) and Kristine & Raymond DiDonato (Huntersville, NC).

Ari & Erica Klenicki (VA) welcome the arrival of a baby boy, Samuel Jack, born on Monday, October 1st. Proud grandparents include Maxine & Barry Klenicki (MA) and Richard & Lisa Trachtman (MD); Proud great-grandmother is Audrey Madans.