Category Archives: In Memoriam

In Memoriam Eva Ruth Angress

Baruch Dayan Ha’Emet Blessed is the True Judge August 6, 1921 – December 2, 2015 Eva Ruth Angress (nee Kantorowsky) completed her life’s journey at age 94. Eva was born in Neukölln, Berlin, Germany, the loving daughter of Rabbi Dr. … Continue reading

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In memoriam George Allan Wertheim

Baruch Dayan Ha’Emet Blessed is the True Judge Age 76, died December 8, 2013, at Kaiser Hospital from complications of Parkinson’s Disease. George was born in Brooklyn, NY, July 15, 1937 to Elias and Celia (Kaplan) Wertheim. He leaves behind … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Jacqueline Mayeri

Cherished wife, mother, friend, community member Jacqueline Mayeri passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2013, at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco, California. She was born to Aghdas (Nassi) Mayeri and Ben Mayeri in October 1962 in Isfahan, Persia. A … Continue reading

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Baruch Dayan Ha’emet – Jacqueline Mayeri Jackson

It is with a sad and very heavy heart that we mourn the passing of Jacqueline Mayeri Jackson.  She died peacefully on Saturday evening, surrounded by our clergy and dear loved ones.  We will miss the joy, light and love she … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Ruth Kochman

Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Ruth passed away on December 14, 2012 at age 93. Ruth was born in Breslau, Germany and emigrated to San Francisco in 1947. For many years she worked for an insurance company and later in … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Erna Gruschka

Erna (Ehrlich) Gruschka – March 1, 1934 – November 9, 2012 Beloved wife of Guenter Gruschka for almost 52 years; loving mother of Ralph (Myra) Gruschka and Cathy Gruschka (Dave Zielinski); adoring grandmother of Karen, Mark and Amy Gruschka; dear … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Max Drimmer

Max Drimmer passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 14, 2012.  He was a survivor, a long time congregant, and a past president of B’nai Emunah, who lived and served with strength, resilience and faith. Max’s parents immigrated from … Continue reading

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In memoriam Martha Jonas

Martha Jonas was born in Cologne, Germany on December 12, 1920. After time in The Netherlands during World War II, she came to the US in 1948. She moved to her beloved San Francisco in 1950. Martha retired from Bank … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Barbara Wood

Barbara Bressen Wood (nee Gross) died at home on April 22, 2012 at age 73. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she also lived in New York City, and South Orange, NJ. Beloved wife of Deloss M. Wood, mother of Andrew Bressen … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Rita Danziger

Rita Danziger passed away in San Francisco on March 5, 2012, at the age of 85. Dearly beloved wife of the late Gerhard “Gary” Danziger for 56 years; devoted mother of Dennis and his late wife Deborah Danziger and Deborah … Continue reading

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