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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:

Alfred Lepow, Father of Rick Lepow (Linda) and Steve Lepow (Linda), Grandfather of Alyssa Lepow, Matthew Lepow, Todd Lepow, and Hallie Lepow on September 20, 2018. There will be a private graveside service. A shivah minyan will be held on Sunday, September 23 at 4:00 pm at the Lepow home. Please contact Temple Beth El for the address.

Roger Williams Ackerman, Husband of Deane Ackerman, Father of Polly (Steve) Menaker, Matthew Ackerman and Angela (Tim) Jurs, Grandfather of Noah and Simon Menaker and Jasmine Ackerman on September 10, 2018. Burial and a memorial service will be held in Sumter, SC. The Shivah Minyan has been rescheduled to Monday, September 24 at 7:00 pm at the home of Pam and Scott Menaker. Please contact Temple Beth El for the address.

Jane Tigler on August 27, 2018. Mother of Anne Tigler Privette (Earl) and Joel Tigler (z”l) (Shoon Ledyard), Grandmother of Keith Privette, Rachel Privette, Stern Tigler and Julian Tigler,
Aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Harry Marks on August 23, 2018. Brother of Michael Marks (Joanne), Father of Michelle Marks and Abigail Reed (Ian), Grandfather of Sawyer Reed, Uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Jose Guillermo Guadarrama, Father of Julio Guadarrama (Ruth), Grandfather of Jatsiri, Benjamin, and Erandi on August 19, 2018.

Adele Schutzman, Mother of Nancy (Gary) Schnur, Jo Condon, Steve Schutzman and Greg (Beverly) Schutzman, Grandmother of Andrew (Lindsey) Gluck, Brian (Rivka) Gluck, Josh Schutzman, Alyssa Schutzman, Megan Condon, Zack Schutzman, Carly Schutzman and Febe Schutzman, and Great Grandmother of four on Saturday, August 18, 2018.

Robert Savod on Sunday, August 5, 2018. Husband of Alane Savod, Father of Suzy Savod (Allen Sherman) and Jason Savod (Cheryl), Grandfather of Abby and Eli Sherman and Jacob and Logan Savod.


Mazel tov to:

Rachel and David Campbell on the birth of their daughter, Lillie Beth Campbell on July 29, 2018.
Proud Grandparents are Gail Campbell, Dean Campbell, and Andrew and Lynne Southmayd, Proud Aunts are Rebecca and Emily Southmayd, Proud Uncle Michael (Rachel) Campbell.

Rich and Marianne London on the birth of their first grandchild, Kennedy Rae, on June 22, 2018. Proud parents are Andrew and Chelsea London.


Other Community Lifecycle Events

Our community mourns the passing of:

Norman Pomerantz on Wednesday, September 5th. Father of Richard (Marlene) Pomerantz, and Grandfather of Rachel, Sam, and Matthew Pomerantz. ​​​​​​​Funeral services and shiva will be observed in Cleveland, Ohio.

Edna Bernanke on Sunday, September 2. She was the mother of Ben (Anna), Sharon (Paul), and Seth (Ellen).

Maria Pilar Fernandez Zapico on Monday, August 27th. Mother of Pili (Zach) Granda Gerger. A private family funeral will be held.

Ilya Nerdinsky on Monday, August 20th. Husband of Nina and Father of Dmitry (Dana) and Leonid.

Arnold Bertram “Bert” Fleishman on Wednesday, August 15th. Father of Beth (Richard Boyette) Fleishman, Ken (Amy) Fleishman, Deenie (Tom) Purinai, and Ed (Lisa Adams) Fleishman; Grandfather of Rachel, Sara, Rebecca, Jon, Alison, Katy, Madie, and Lindsey; Great Grandfather of Evelyn, Ruth, and Dillon. Funeral services were held Friday, August 17th in Raleigh, NC.


Mazel tov to:

Emily & Josh Cronin welcome the arrival of a baby boy, Leo Benjamin Cronin, born on Friday, August 24th. Siblings are Max and Ella; Grandparents are Heidi & Michael Rotberg, and Harriet & Arnold Cronin (London); Great Grandmother is Marsha Leifer (FL).

Bella and Mark Glauberman-Coe joyfully welcome the arrival of a baby girl, Maya Belle. Their daughter was born on Saturday, June 16th. Proud grandparents include Victor & Julia Glauberman, and Anne Fletcher and John Gregan (UK).