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Michael Fishbein, age 69, died peacefully in his sleep Nov. 9 at home in Franklin, Mass. Michael was born and grew up in Queens, N.Y. He graduated from Stuyvesant High School, Bernard Baruch College of the City University of New York, and received his Ph.D. from Clark University in Worcester,

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Richard (Dick) A. Moyer, May 17, 1929 – Sept. 16, 2022. Dick Moyer led a full life and was loved and respected by all who knew him. He was a great businessman, community leader, and family man. Dick was known for his kindness, fairness, humility, and clarity of thought, and

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Martin (Marty) Sampson Robins passed away peacefully in his home on Sept. 2 with his children at his side. He was born on April 11, 1934 in Columbus to Sophie and Abe Robins, who preceded him in death. His sister, Claire preceded him in death as well. Marty is survived

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Raymond L. Must, a prolific and highly respected artist in the Dayton arts community, died peacefully on July 22 at age 93. For more than three decades, Ray taught printmaking and drawing in the Department of Art and Art History at Wright State University, inspiring generations of young artists. Ray

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Dr. Steven M. Cohen, age 70, passed away peacefully on June 25 after battling many years of chronic illness. He leaves to mourn, his loving wife of 42 years, Jude, and beloved children, Kelly Cohen, Daniel Cohen (Rachel) and their son Ryan, and Alex Cohen (Rebekah) and their daughters Isla

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Joell Alter (J.J.), son of Betty Alter and the late Sid Alter, passed away June 3. After graduating The Ohio State University, he began his career in Dayton working for the Dayton Jewish Center. He then moved to Philadelphia, beginning his 20-plus years in the medical industry. He is survived

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Barbara Gerla, nee Ullman, age 65, passed away May 7, beloved daughter of Louis J. and Doris Ullman, devoted wife of Harry Gerla, loving mother of Rachel (Adam) Wilson and Kenneth M. Gerla, dear sister of Alan J. (Margie) Ullman and Howard (Rimma) Ullman and dear sister-in-law of Lisa G.

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Eva Strauss Izenson passed away on March 22 at home with her husband and three children by her side. Born in Leipzig, Germany in 1937, Eva grew up in Portsmouth, Ohio. She practiced as a dental hygienist after graduating from The Ohio State University. She enjoyed traveling, playing competitive bridge,

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Dr. Bernard “Bud” Berks, age 88, of Germantown. A devoted family man, friend, doctor, and pilot, he passed away peacefully June 4 at his home surrounded by his family and lifelong friends. Dr. Berks was raised in Farrell, Pa. and was inspired toward a career in medicine by his childhood

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Rosetta E. Friedman, 74, of Miamisburg, passed away Oct. 5 at Sycamore Hospital. She was born June 11, 1946 in Germantown. She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Alan G. Friedman; daughters, Melissa (Goldie) and Scott McCollum, Amanda (Goldie) and Bret Howard and Elizabeth (Friedman) and Frank VanSkoyck;

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