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:

Arnold Rosenfeld, Father of Beth (Jimmy) Lewis and Mitchell Rosenfeld, Brother of Jeff (Wendy) Rosenfeld and Joel Rosenfeld, Grandfather of Darien, Tyler, Alexander, and Ryan Lewis, Uncle of Avery, Melissa, Brian, and Michael Rosenfeld, on January 9, 2020.

Thomas John Curry, Father of Kathleen Curry (Michael Weinstein), Eileen Curry, Patrick (Cynthia) Curry, Mary Curry Hoag, Christopher (Kim) Curry, and Johanna Curry Remes, Grandfather of Elizabeth Weinstein, Leah Weinstein, Sarah Hoag, Spencer Hoag, Thomas Curry, Alison Curry, Sam and Noah Remes, and Jarrod and Lauren Wagner, on December 27, 2019.

Rhoda Manton, Wife of Bernard Manton (z”l), Mother of Adrienne Joyce Crosson, Alan Brian Manton (Roberta), and Frances Ann Buchanan (John), Grandmother of Brian Benjamin Crossan (Amy), Michael Sean Crossan, and Jacob Manton, Great-grandmother of Holden Asher Crossan, on December 20, 2019.

Bennett Lyons, Father of Jeff (Frances) Lyons, Grandfather of Andrew (Courtney) Lyons, Allison (Aaron) Neiss, Nancy (James) Mann, and Elizabeth (Justin) Sanders, Great-grandfather of Jack, Will, Sean, Molly, and Natalie, on December 15, 2019.

Carl Scheer, Husband of Marsha Scheer, Father of Bob Scheer (Joe Woodward) and Lauren Scheer-Quick (Clinton Quick), Uncle of Ellen Tobin, Leah Landau, and Julie Stephens, on December 13, 2019.

Mazal Tov to:

Tonda and Mitch Rifkin on the birth of their grandson, Levi, Marvin Godin, on January 4, 2020. Parents are Mollie and Benjamin Godin of New York City.

Lily and Andrew Coen on the birth of their son, Theodor George Coen, on January 2, 2020. Big sisters are Lyla and Emilia Coen, Grandparents are Stephen and Susan Coen, and Edgar and Connie Ángel, Great-grandmother is Judith Coen, Aunt and Uncle are Jena Coen and Mitchell Gartner, Aunt is Nathalie Ángel.

Megan and Andy Harkavy on the birth of their daughter, Abby Rose Harkavy, on January 2, 2020. Big brother is Eli Micah Harkavy, Grandparents are Robert and Susan Harkavy, and Richard and Lynne Goldsmith, Great-grandmother is Rayda Gerber.