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Charlotte Lerner

Charlotte "Shani" Lerner

June 8, 1933 - May 29, 2021
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Service Details

  • Service

    Monday, May 31st, 2021 | 2:30pm
    When
    Monday, May 31st, 2021 2:30pm
    Location
    Levinson's Chapel
    Address
    8900 Reisterstown Road
    Pikesville, MD 21208
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  • Shiva

    Location
    Family Residence
    Address
    4 Beechem Court
    Owings Mills, MD 21117
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    Notes
    receiving friends and family on Tuesday and Wednesday between 1pm and 4pm, with in-person services on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at 7:15pm

Donations

Donations are being accepted for:
Hadassah of Greater Baltimore

PO Box 21571, Pikesville, MD 21282

Obituary

Charlotte "Shani" (Land) Lerner (nee Haberman), of Baltimore, MD, passed away on Saturday, May 29th, 2021 at the age of 87. She is survived by her children, Steven (Deborah) Land, Beth Land Hecht (David), and Laura (Ian) Rashkin, sisters-in-law, Anne (Harvey) Heyman and Virginia "Ginny" Haberman, and the beloved Bubby to, Sarah (Kevin) Bradley, Joshua Land (Abby Sussman), Daniel Hecht, Emily Hecht (Natan Kahane), Anna Rashkin, Lizzy (Roe'e) Levy, and Rebecca Weistuch, and the beloved great-grandmother (Bubby) to Asher Bradley, Dafna, Leah, Shira, and Eitan, and the Beloved aunt, great-aunt, and devoted friend to many. She was predeceased by husbands, Henry "Hank" Land and Julius Lerner, her parents, Hyman and Ann Haberman, a brother, David Haberman, sisters-in-law, Ina (Marvin) Land, and Shirley (Sidney) Charik, and brother-in-law, Barton Land.

A private funeral will be held on Monday, May 31st, 2021 at 2:30 pm. Others are welcome to watch virtually via the webcasting link. Interment United Hebrew Cemetery. The family has requested that only fully vaccinated individuals attend the funeral and/or Shiva. Masks are required at both services. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to Hadassah of Greater Baltimore, PO Box 21571, Baltimore, MD 21208. The family will be in mourning at 4 Beecham Ct., (Worthington Park), Owings Mills, MD 21117.
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DF

Darren Fradin

Posted at 12:07pm
I am so sorry to have heard the news of Shani’s passing. She was my aunt Irene’s guardian angel and best friend and I’ll always be grateful for that.
BN

Betsy and Lou Narrow

Posted at 10:43pm
Dear Beth and all of Shani's family, our heartfelt condolences on the passing of a wonderful woman. May you all have the beautiful memories she made with you.
BZ

Brenda Zirkind

Posted at 01:01pm
Dear Steve, Beth and families,
I am very sorry for your loss. I only met your Mom once, when she stopped by the agency, but her warmth left a lasting impression. May your warm memories comfort you now and always.
DM

Dave and Margery

Posted at 05:32pm
Dave, Beth, Emily, and Daniel,
So terribly sorry for your tragic loss. Shani was quite a lady! May her memory be a blessing to you all.
Dave and Margery❤️❤️❤️🙏💔
HS

Harriett Slatow

Posted at 10:08am
Dear Beth and Family,
Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved Mother and grandmother. May the memories you hold in your hearts help to comfort you through this difficult time and may she Rest In Peace.
PR

Phil Rosenfeld

Posted at 07:21am
Steve, Beth and Laura,
So sorry to hear about your mom's passing. She was a tremendous woman full of love and kindness . I have many fond memories if our families growing up together.
LR

Larry Rosenfeld

Posted at 06:20am
Steve, Beth, Laura and all of the loving Family,

You are all blessed to have such great memories of a wonderful, giving mother. Your mom hada great sense of humor, a quick smile, and a sparkle in her eye. She had a very well rounded intelligence, street smart, people wise and book smart. ברוך דיין אמת
AS

Any & Michael Shulkin

Posted at 08:50pm
We will always remember how welcome Shani made us feel at the family table and her genuine interest in our lives and our family.
DW

Debby Waranch

Posted at 08:35pm
Beth & family, Shani was a wonderful lady, sweet, wise and kind. So sorry for your loss; I hope you will be comforted by warm memories. Sending deepest condolences at this sad time.
MW

Martha Weinrauch

Posted at 07:37pm
Dear Beth & Family,
My sincerest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your mom! May her memory be a blessing and comfort to all! 🦋🥲🙏🏻
JJ

Judy Jacobson

Posted at 07:27pm
Beth and Family,
I was so sorry to hear of Shani's passing. My deepest condolences to all of you. May Shani's memory always be for a blessing.
VK

Vicki Kahn

Posted at 07:15pm
Dear Beth, Steve and Family,
Your mom was always such a bright and shining star in my memories - with my mom in Hadassah and her love of teaching Yiddish at North Oaks. Her living spirit will be missed by all!!
AB

Aileen Bormel

Posted at 06:21pm
David and I wish to express our sincere condolences on your loss of Shani. She was a true matriarch and leader who gave a great deal to the community. In Hadassah she was a mentor to so many of us. Her passion for advocacy helped Hadassah both locally and nationally. I always enjoyed catching up with her and hearing about her family. She was so proud of all of her children and grandchildren.
MS

Marlene Wolff Solomon

Posted at 06:09pm
To Shani’s Family:
We were saddened to learn of the passing of our dear Hadassah leader, Shani, for many years. May her memory be for a blessing. She did so much good for Hadassah and other organizations. Let her Rest In Peace.
With deepest sympathy,
Marlene & Bruce Solomon :-(
BJ

Beverly and Ed Jarvis

Posted at 06:03pm
Laura, Beth, and Steven
Our heartfelt condolences to you and your families. She loved you all so very much. Her enthusiasm for life was infectious and it always fun for us when we were able to spend time with her. We shall miss her.
DS

Darlene Peisach Siegel

Posted at 04:38pm
Steve, Beth and Laura, My deepest condolences to the entire Land family. As I watched the memorial service for Shani with my parents (Meyer and Barbara Peisach), years of stories and memories were circulating around the room. Your Mom was a special woman! So much life and love! My parents wanted to me to remind you of their special connection with your parents. My Mom was best girlfriends with your Mom from elementary school and my Dad was best friends with your Dad and in a high school fraternity together. It was only natural that they set your Mom and Dad up on that blind date, years later. The rest was history!!! May your Mom's memory be a blessing for you all, always!

M

Murray and Michele Kalish

Posted at 04:08pm
Steve, Deborah and family,
We are so sorry to hear about your loss.
Please accept our sincere condolences.
CS

Calla Samuels

Posted at 03:43pm
Beth and family, so very sorry for your loss. May Shani's memory be for a blessing always. Sending deepest condolences.
JZ

Jennifer Rudick Zunikoff

Posted at 03:43pm
Shani's joy for life, her love for people, and her passion for Judaism were always apparent. Her smile was a light. May her memory always be a beautiful blessing to her wonderful family.
BS

Betty Samuels Seidel

Posted at 03:39pm
Wonderful Shani and I enjoyed a long and very special relationship! Lovingly I called her Shanila. Well I recall her father, the famous baker at the Whitelock Street Bakery, who blended rye and pumpernickel into his innovative swirl bread. In Hadassah, we worked together tirelessly, advocating on behalf of health services in Israel and here in Baltimore. How proud was Shani of each and every one of her progeny. She gushed about them, telling about their activities, interests and accomplishments. Our Shani was one of a kind, unique, knowledgeable, outgoing, friendly, inspirational--a true Woman of Valor! Our loss is irreparable, our memories priceless! We pray that the memory of Charlotte "Shani" Land Lerner ever be for a Blessing! LOVE, Betty Samuels Seidel
PR

Peter Rashkin

Posted at 03:38pm
It was always a great treat to visit with Shani when I came to Baltimire. She was so sweet.
M

Maureen and Howard Davidov

Posted at 03:29pm
Dear Beth and family: our heartfelt condolences to you on the loss of your beloved Shani, who brought joy to all around her. May her memory forever be for a blessing.
EL

Elizabeth Loebman

Posted at 03:26pm
Dear Laura and family,
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom, Shani. I have fond and fun memories of her and feel your pain at this sad time. Sending love to you all.
NC

Nancy Carp

Posted at 03:20pm
Steve, Beth and Laura,
My sincere condolences to you and your families on the passing of your mom. Shani was always so sweet to me and all who were around her. From growing up in the old neighborhood to seeing her in my adult years, we always had a nice conversation. I will always remember her kindness when I was in your home. May her memories be for a blessing.
M

McMeekins

Posted at 02:50pm
A visit with the family was always complete only if we got to spend some time with Shani. She always made us feel like family and showed genuine love towards us. She will be missed but we carry with us the spirit of her giving and caring nature.
IA

Ira Allen

Posted at 02:42pm
This most wonderful woman brings up in me the fondest of memories from the days of my youth, hanging out with Beth at their home in King's Park. Shani was always so welcoming - positive, smiling and just plain fun! She made me feel like I was a part of her family. I will miss her.
Liz and I send our deepest sympathy to Beth, Steve, Laura and all of Shani's family.
AG

Abby Glaser

Posted at 02:11pm
So sorry for your loss. Abby, Avi, Yoni, Leah, and Ben ( Ashley Kasevich ) Glaser
BC

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation

Posted at 01:21pm

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation clergy, lay leaders and members offer their condolences to the family of Shani Lerner.  We hope that you are comforted by warm memories and support of family, friends and community.  
May her memory be forever a blessing.
NW

Nadine and Ray weinstein

Posted at 01:09pm
Dear Beth, Ann and Family,

We are so sorry to learn of Shani's passing. We know how close the family is and always has been,
and that this loss is very painful. May the memories of shared happy times be of some comfort,
and please know you are in our hearts.
KR

Karyn and Michael Grossman, Marlene Rubin

Posted at 01:02pm
Dear Steve, Beth, Laura and Family,
Our hearts were broken when we heard of the passing of your beloved "Shani". Our families shared many fond memories together at LJC and they will always be cherished! Your mom was such a kind and caring person who was devoted to the shul (many a PTA activity she helped with). She had such a passion for learning, but most of all we will remember her endearing love for her family. We loved listening to all the stories that she shared about all of you. You made her so very proud!
May her memory be for a blessing and may you find comfort in those memories.
MC

Melody Ballan Cooper

Posted at 12:13pm
Dear Anne and Harvey,
My sincerest condolences on the passing of your sister in law Shani. I know how close you were with her. Keep your memories close to your hearts. May she Rest In Peace.
LM

Linda Miller

Posted at 12:00pm
Shani was a member of our poetry group at the Myerberg. She was a lovely lady: kind, thoughtful, smart. Always with good insight to our poems. I loved having her in our class. So sorry for your loss.
SH

Sue and Merv Hurwitz

Posted at 11:59am
We are very sorry to hear about Shani. She was a perfect example of a Jewish woman who cared so much about her family and her fellow Jews. We knew her mostly through her tireless work and dedication to Hadassah. She will be missed. We extend our deepest sympathy. May she Rest In Peace.
MV

Maxine & Richard Vasquez

Posted at 11:42am
Shani's family,
Our sympathies on your loss. Shani made so many contributions to our community, For many years she was the Powerhouse behind our "Friends of the Library." She will be missed.
FW

Froma Willen

Posted at 11:31am
Dear Beth and Anne,
I am so very sorry to see that you have lost your beloved Shani. Please know that I am thinking of you and all your family and sending my sincerest wishes of condolence. Fondly, Froma
H

Helen Bronstein

Posted at 11:30am
Shani was a role model for all Jewish women. She will be remembered.
PA

Paul Alpert

Posted at 10:55am
Dear Land and Lerner Family: Please accept my heartfelt condolences on Shani’s passing. She was such a nice lady. May her memory be for a blessing. Sincerely, Paul Alpert
M

Marla and Ronnie Raigrodski

Posted at 10:43am
Dear Steve and Deborah,

We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She was a wonderful woman who we enjoyed talking to every Shabbos. She will definitely be missed!! Our deepest sympathies to you and to your extended family!

SS

Susan Schehr

Posted at 10:09am
Steve, Beth, Laura, and the entire Land Family,
Heartfelt condolences on the loss of Shani. What a beautiful, sweet lady who was always proud of her family. I was so fortunate to be connected with her at different phases of my life since childhood. Douglas and I will miss her in shul and sitting with her at kiddush. May you always cherish the many beautiful memories you shared.
DK

Debra Leaderman Koman

Posted at 09:55am
I met Shani about 20 years ago when she was in a Yiddish class at the Myerberg Senior Center with my mom, Ruthe Leaderman. Shani was the “youngster “ in the class. My mom, who was at least 15 years older, was crazy about Shani. Shani was warm, smart, funny & a ball of energy. Although my mom passes away over 15 years ago, I would run in to Shani from time to time & she always remembered Ruthe. It always made me feel good. I will never forget her. To her family & friends, I am so very sorry for your loss.
PB

Philip Blank

Posted at 09:40am
Beth and Steve,

We are saddened to hear of your Mom's parsing. May her memory be for a blessing.
EH

Ellen Hoffman-Goldwasser

Posted at 09:36am
Dear Beth and Family,
I send my sincerest condolences on the loss of your mother. May her memory forever be a blessing for those that love and mourn her.
HC

Howard & Ann Cornblatt

Posted at 09:10am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. Shani will always be remembered for her her contagious smile and warm demeanor. She was a perfect role model!
P

Paula and Paul Hollinger, Sarasota

Posted at 08:46am
Dear family
I am so saddened for your loss! Shani and I met in 1968 when we started “Housewives for Humphrey”.That was the beginning of a wonderful friendship! Through all my years in politics, Shani was there! Before we moved to Sarasota, we would see Shani in Goldberg’s and reminisce! I will miss her smile the most! My heart goes out to all of you!
RB

Rabbi Gustav Buchdahl

Posted at 08:43am
Heartfelt sympathy to the Land family. Always appreciated Shani's smile and kindness. May you all find comfort in years of precious memories.
JS

Joel Simon

Posted at 08:42am
Dear Beth and family, please accept my condolences on the loss of your beloved mother. May her memory be a blessing to you always
L

Lisa Rudo Spitalsky

Posted at 08:36am
Dearest Beth and family,
I am so sad and sorry to hear about your Moms ( Bubby, Great Bubby, Aunt and Great Aunt) passing. I have such wonderful happy memories of us all growing up on Redman Rd and especially in your home! I loved your Mom dearly ( your Dad too!) and I hope her memory brings you smiles and happiness. Hugs and love sent.
EL

Eileen Leikach

Posted at 08:13am
Steve and Family, Maish and I are thinking about you during this most difficult time. Shani was so loved at MMAE and we will miss seeing her at services. She was so proud of you being on the bema each Shabbat. Take one day at a time nd remember all the good memories.















Steve and Family, Maish and I are thinking about you and your family during this most difficult time. Shan



JT

Jo-Anne Tucker-Zemlak

Posted at 08:11am
Beth and family ,
Our parents friendship went back many decades . Your mom and mine loved their shows ! Shani was never without a smile . I hope in time her memory brings you that smile.
Your parents are dancing again at some Function!
DG

Dale and Norty Grossblatt

Posted at 08:07am
Dear Land family,
So very, very sorry for your loss. Shani was a lovely lady with an infectious smile. A tremendous loss to your family as well as the community.
MG

Murray Green

Posted at 07:52am
So sorry for your loss. I worked with Shani at the JCC . What a wonderful upbeat person. Always A smile . What a beautiful human being!
BD

Ben Dubin

Posted at 07:52am
Beth and family
My sincere condolences on the loss of your mother. May her memory be for a blessing.
JL

Janet, Richard and Sam Livingston

Posted at 07:38am
Beth, David and Family
We are so sorry to learn of the loss of your beloved mother, mother in law, and grandmother. May her memory be for a blessing and bring you comfort during these difficult times.
SP

Sandy Pertnoy-Perel

Posted at 07:36am
So sorry for your loss. May her memory be a blessing.
JA

John Abosch

Posted at 07:30am
Beth, David and Family
We are so sorry for your loss.
BB

Barbara Black

Posted at 07:26am
To Shani’s family,
Hadassah Greater Baltimore mourns the loss of our beloved Past President Shani. She was an amazing woman, a leader, and a mentor. She always had a positive and encouraging word for me personally. We will all miss her dearly. I hope the good memories sustain you at this difficult time and always.
Barbara Black
President, Hadassah Greater Baltimore
LH

Linda Howard

Posted at 07:21am
To The Family of The Late Shani:
So sorry on the loss of your beloved Shani. My memories go back to the “shoe store “ days. I remember the whole family working together. May her memory be for a blessing.
GZ

Gail Zuskin

Posted at 06:52am
Beth and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom. May your memories carry you through the days ahead and may her memory always be a blessing.
JC

Judi Rude Finkelstein, Corte Madera, CA

Posted at 05:42am
Shani was a wonderful woman and my Baltimore Hadassah mother. I will treasure her memory always.
To her family, your mother was a very special person who always brought out the best of everyone.
May her memory bring you solace in this time of mourning.
MW

Myra Wittik

Posted at 02:06am
Dear Beth,
So sorry to hear about your loss. I have known her for many years but I didn't know she was your mother. We enjoyed many of the same activities--anything Jewish and she was there-- shul, Hadassah etc and other classes at CCBC and even the senior center. We even lived not far from one another when she was married to Jules. Her smiling picture describes exactly who she was. May your happy memories bring you comfort over the coming weeks and months.
BC

Betty Sless Coppel

Posted at 12:54am
To the Land Family 'et al

You don't know who I am but I have to tell you that I knew your mom when we were in high school. I always liked her and we had many of the same friends. She used to come swimming at the Towers many times and we always picked up from old times. I also knew your dad (Hank) and together they were a fantastic couple. Please accept my deepest sympathy and know my thoughts and prayers are with you. Losing a mom is a horrific tragedy but the wonderful memories you have should sustain you forever. Hold them close to your heart -- they will be there for a lifetime. Rest in Peace Shani - you are one person who will never be forgotten
NS

Nancy Scheer

Posted at 10:39pm
My dear friend Laura, her siblings and extended family,
I am so sorry for your loss of Shani. I wish I knew her, as she raised a wonderful family. My all the wonderful memories you had with her bring you some comfort at this time and forever.
E

Eileen Creeger

Posted at 10:31pm
Dear Beth and Family,
Just ten days ago I had a lovely phone conversation with your mom. We “met” during the pandemic—she was one of the ladies on my NNC weekly call list. Our conversations were delightful, whether we discussed books, politics, the ants in her apartment, her work with Hadassah, and meeting Bill Clinton. What a fascinating life she had. What a privilege it has been to be her “call buddy” these last few months. I will truly miss her. May her memory be for a blessing and may you and your extended family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Yerushalayim.
CW

Chuck and Ilene Weiner

Posted at 10:05pm
Dear Beth and David,

We are so sorry to read of the passing of Shani. We wish all of the family beautiful memories.
HH

harvey and marilyn holzman

Posted at 09:51pm
Dear Anne and Harvey - sorry for your loss.
SF

Sherri Weiss Fox

Posted at 08:58pm
Dear Beth, Steven and Laura
So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. I have many fond memories of your mother from Redman Road and Liberty Jewish Center. It always was a pleasure to see your mother around town or at Beth Israel. May her memory be for a blessing.
AF

Andrew Franklin

Posted at 08:31pm
Steve & family
My heartfelt condolences. May her memory always be for a blessing.
JR

Judi Raphaeli

Posted at 07:02pm
To Shani's Family:
It was with a very heart that I learned of the passing of Shani. She was a very extraordinary women,
a friend and mentor to all who were in Hadassah. I will always be grateful for her guidance, her help and her love. May she rest in peace and may her memory be for a blessing.
RK

Russ and Mona Kaufman

Posted at 06:58pm

Dear Beth and Family,
We are so saddened to hear of the loss of your beloved mother. We remember her sitting at shul with you on many occasions. May your memories bring you comfort at this difficult time.
TF

The Spector Family

Posted at 06:37pm
Dear Beth and Family,
Sincerest condolences to you and your Family on the loss of your beloved Mom, Shani Land Lerner.
May all your beautiful memories stay within your heart forever.
J

Joel & Maureen Nathanson

Posted at 06:30pm
Steve and Family,
We offer our sincere condolences on Shani’s passing. May Hashem give you strength and comfort you among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.
SK

Sandy and Joe Krome

Posted at 06:22pm
Dear Family,
I am so sorry to hear of your great loss. Shani and I got to know each other when she became President of Hadassah Greater Baltimore and I was hired as Administrative Assistant. We also shared friendship through our membership at MMAE. She was a strong woman who shared her love of family and Zionism. May her memory be for a blessing.
SA

Steve & Bsrb Arbesman

Posted at 05:21pm
Steve and Family:
We extend our deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved mother. May her memory always be a blessing for all.
E

Ekaterina Prokofyeva

Posted at 05:18pm
Beth, Steve and family,
Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. I am so sorry for your loss.
SR

Sue and Phil Rabin

Posted at 05:12pm
We are so sorry to hear about Shani. Our memory (the extended Lowenthal family) includes our involvement with Liberty Road Community Theatre productions of Funny Girl and Music Man. Shani was so talented! Of course her involvement and leadership with Hadassah continued until just recemtly. May her memory be for a blessing.
SW

Sandy and Bill Wolf

Posted at 04:58pm
To the Land Family,
Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you. What a wonderful lady she was.
May she rest in peace.
NR

Nancy and Larry Rosenberg

Posted at 04:57pm
Dear Beth, David and family,
We extend our deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved mother. May you be comforted by the memories of the love that you shared and strong bonds that will never be broken. She was a lovely and loving mother and grandmother.
LH

Linda & Lee Youngworth. Helen Hyman

Posted at 04:37pm
We are all so terribly sorry for the passing of your most beloved matriarch. We will forever and lovingly remember her great presence in shul and sitting together at our weekly Shabbat Kiddush table at MMAE.
Among her many talents, she was such a gifted storyteller. She regaled us with detailed and often humorous stories about her past and present leaving us laughing with joy. Our Kiddush table will never feel complete. She will be terribly missed. Sending you all our love.
JS

Jenny and Jon Seidman

Posted at 04:22pm
Beth and Family,

Jon and I are so deeply saddened on the passing of your Shani. May her memory always be a blessing. Sending you so much love.
RH

Ruth B Hurwitz

Posted at 04:18pm
My years as a leader in Hadassah were made even more meaningful knowing that a brilliant outstanding woman of valor, Shani Lerner, would one day be assuming the helm. Rest In Peace, dear friend.
SP

Sherrie Polsky

Posted at 04:16pm
Dear Beth and Steve,
I am so sorry for your loss.
JR

Jeni and Alex Rozenbrg

Posted at 04:14pm
To all family and friends:

Our condolences on the passing of your mother, grandmother and great grandmother. May her memory be for a blessing,.
MG

Mark and Terry Greenberg

Posted at 04:03pm
Steve, Beth and Laura,
My deepest condolences on your loss. I hope you find comfort in the lifetime of loving and joy-filled memories you shared with your Mom.
JC

Jackie Cohen

Posted at 04:02pm
To Shani’s dear family and friends,
For many , many years Shani and I have been friends and close colleagues through Hadassah as well as Torah study. Shani exemplifies a life well led. Everything she pursued was with passion , enthusiasm, and a full and open heart. Her unique qualities and attributes enabled her to be an inspiring Jewish leader who made a difference for people in our community, nationally, and in Israel. A role model , leader, mentor and devoted friend to so many, Shani will be greatly missed. With all of her many accomplishments, I know that her greatest pride and great joy was in her family.
I will always value and cherish her friendship.May she Rest In Peace. Surely her memory will always be a blessing.
ME

Moses Montefiore Anshe Emunah

Posted at 03:46pm
The entire congregation at MMAE mourns with Steve, Deborah and the entire extended family on the loss of Steve's mother, Shani. Steve is the religious committee leader at MMAE and Shani could not have been prouder, sitting near the mechitzah every week, hearing her son lead davening with a love of Judaism and its traditions which he surely received from his mother. Always enthusiastic and happy to be in shul, you could see Shani nodding her head in agreement throughout Rabbi Shapiro's sermons. If we were a church, she would be screaming Amen! and Hallelujah! Devoted to her family and many friends and to her shul, we will miss Shani's presence, her smile and her kind words to everyone. We have truly lost one of our matriarchs.

HaMakom yenachem etchem b'toch shaar aveyley Tzion v'Yerushalaim
May G-d comfort you among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem

Jeff Forman
President
SS

Sharon Sagal

Posted at 03:29pm
Steve, Beth and Laura
I loved the years I worked with Shani when I headed the JCC Associates. She was bright, creative and fun to be with. She adored the three of you. I will miss her ready smile and her valued friendship.
JK

Jane and Allan Kaufman

Posted at 03:19pm
We were so shocked and dismayed to hear of Shani's passing. I've seen her this past year on many Hadassah zoom meetings. Even before Hadassah for me, I worked closely with Shani on Chai Housing when we both lived in Randallstown . She was such an upbeat, friendly person, and will be missed by so many. Our deepest sympathy to her family.
LH

Lou and Barbara Hyatt

Posted at 03:16pm
Steve and Family,
Lou and I are so sad and sorry to learn of the passing of your mother. Our condolences to you and family. We were always so delighted to see and talk with her at Shul. May her memory be a blessing to you and family.
LD

LYNN S DOPKIN

Posted at 02:58pm
Beth, Laura, and Steve,
My condolences on the passing of your mother. She was a wonderful, sweet lady and will be missed by all who knew her.
B

Betty & Gary Hyman

Posted at 02:51pm
Steve & Family,
We are so very sorry to hear about Shani. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the wonderful memories you shared comfort you at this sad time and may her memory be for a blessing.
MG

Marcia and Stephen Greenfield

Posted at 02:48pm
We are so sorry to learn of Shani's passing. I have known Shani since I was 14 when she and Annafaye Joffe advised a Junior Hadassah group. I have continued knowing Shani all through these 59 years, both from Hadassah and Shul. Steve got to know Shani well from Shul. She was an accomplished warm, and loving friend who will be sorely missed by all. We hope all of you will be comforted by memories of happy times together. Baruch Dayen Haemet. May you be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.
JF

Jill and Louis Sapperstein and family

Posted at 02:37pm
Beth, Laura, and Steve,
Our deepest condolences on the passing of your mother. She was a wonderful lady and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
M

Michele Waxman Johnson

Posted at 02:36pm
Dear Beth and family,
My deepest condolences on your loss! May you cherish your lifetime of memories.
DS

Debbie Steinig

Posted at 02:32pm
I remember Shani with a big smiler and an even bigger heart. I was sad to hear the news from Chevrei Tzedek Congregation, one of many Baltimore Jewish institutions that Shani touched over the years. My condolences to Beth and the rest of the family.
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