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:

Randall Alan Sherman, Brother of Merridith (Howard) Glazer, Father of Marissa (Jackson) Sherman Deziel on March 16, 2019. A private memorial service will be held.

Marilyn Bergman, Wife of Jerry Bergman, Mother of Gwen (Paul) Orland, Steven and Michael (Jeanne) Bergman, Grandmother of Keith (Hanna), Laura & Emily Orland, and Sara, Josh, Miles & Olivia Bergman, on March 11, 2019. A memorial service will be held on March 13, 2019 in New Jersey. Donations in Marilyn’s memory can be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Herbert Drucker, Husband of Marilyn Ronnie Drucker (z”l), Father of Laurence (Kimberly) Drucker, Douglas Kranz, Kay Drucker, Isabel (Nathan Sisk) Drucker, and Lisa (Arnie) Zweben, Grandfather of Rachel, Marley, Miles, Bella and Warren, Brother of Meyer (Barbara) Drucker, Tobie (Sarah) Drucker, Fay Grabin, Ted (z”l) (Ellen) Drucker on March 7, 2019. A graveside service was held on March 10, 2019 in South Carolina. Donations in Herbert’s memory may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Samuel Brooks, Father of Francine (David) Kors, Jack (Susan) Brooks and Glen Brooks,
Grandfather of Matthew & Stephanie Kors, Wendy, Aaron, Noah, Nathan, Sarah & Lauren Brooks on February 27, 2019.

Warren Alan Liss, Brother of Don (Ellice) Liss, Father of Mitchell (Karyn) Liss and Dina (Yona) Lunkin, Grandfather of seven Grandchildren, Uncle of Miranda (Michael) McFarlane, Jamie (Byron) Luna, Dana Jackson and Brian (Jenny) Jackson on Sunday, February 24, 2019.

Tomasa Rivera Alicea, Mother of Gerald (Nina Weiss-Alicea) Alicea, Grandmother of Rayna and Hannah Weiss on February 6, 2019.

David Michael Goodman, Beloved Husband of Barbara Goodman, Father of Emily and Rachel Goodman, Stepfather of Brian (Liza) Batt and Samuel (Rubina) Batt, Grandfather of William, Charles, Henry and Lyla Batt on February 6, 2019.


Mazal tov to:

Miles and Heather Rittenberg who were married in Jamaica on February 4, 2019. Miles is the son of Susan Rittenberg and the brother of Amanda (Geoff) Greenhill.

Michael and Rebekah Lindholm on the birth of their son Julian Alexander Lindholm on February 3, 2019. Proud Grandparents are Howard Benson, Susan Cashion Benson, and Janet & Steve Lindholm, Proud Great Aunt and Uncle are Tiz & Ben Benson, Proud Cousins are Doug & Tara Benson, Natalie & Zack Benson, and Hannah & Emily Benson.



Other Community Lifecycle Events

Our community mourns the passing of:

Sonia Luski on Sunday, February 24th; Wife of Isaac Luski, Mother of Moses (Lori) Luski, Frances Luski, and Ellie (Robert) Valenstein, Sister of Benny Kozolchyk and Dr. Saul Kozolchyk, Grandmother of David, Alexa, Emily, and Lauren, and Great Grandmother of Theo and Tobias.

Rhoda Gleiberman on Wednesday, February 20th; Mother of Jeffrey (Marcia) and Robert (Lynn) Gleiberman; Grandmother of David, Shaina, Lauren, and Daniel.

Robert Steven Stern on Saturday, February 16th; Brother of Ken (Marcia) Stern; Uncle of Jonathan (Jessica) Stern, Lauren (Keith Dowd) Stern, and Kimberly (Marc) Epstein.

Marlene Goldsticker on Saturday, February 9; Mother of Jodi (Stuart) Cohen and Marcy (Ed) Berger; Grandmother of Paul (Ariel) Cohen, Stephanie (Dan) Reubin, Andrew Berger, and Sasha Berger; Great grandmother of Sophia Leah Cohen.


Mazal tov to:

Ariel & Paul Cohen joyfully welcome the arrival of a baby girl. Their daughter was born on Tuesday, February 5th. Proud grandparents include Jodi & Stuart Cohen and Nina & Gary Wand; Proud great grandmother is Marlene Goldsticker.