Funerals and Memorial Services
Zichronam Livracha – May Their Memories be for a Blessing
The greeting to mourners is as follows: HaMakom y’nakhem et-khem. May God comfort you and all those who mourn in Zion and Jerusalem.
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This week we mourn the following losses, listed alphabetically:
We offer condolences to his sister, Susan Rothstein; and brother-in-law, John Koeppel.
This December we mourn the following losses, listed alphabetically:
Mildred Ilene Haas
We offer condolences to her son, Louis Haas, and daughter-in-law, Cheryl Haas.
We offer condolences to her son Doug Kaplan and grandson Marco Attie.
We offer condolences to his husband, Jonathan Caravayo-Strober and daughter, Tallulah Strober-Holt.
Steven Robert Walder
We offer condolences to his son Eric Walder and daughter-in-law Alexandra Corvin.
November’s losses, listed alphabetically:
We offer condolences to his brothers, Colin and Kyle Bach; sisters-in-law Susan Bach and Shelli Semler; nieces Natasha and Scarlett Bach; and nephew Karl Bach.
We offer condolences to his wife Tracy Cooper and children, Gillian, Greer and Sydney Cooper.
We offer condolences to his wife, Sally Kaufmann Cowan and his stepdaughters, Rebecca Macieira Kaufmann and Lori McKenzie.
We offer condolences her son, Gary Morris, and daughter-in-law, Letty Morris.
We offer condolences to her husband, Donald Pino.
Bernice Helene Rose
We offer condolences to her son, Jason Rose and daughter-in-law of Katherine Mitchell.
We offer condolences to his niece, Diane Scheiman and great-nephew, Ian Scheiman.
We offer condolences to his wife, Beverly Stephens.
We offer condolences to his daughter, Lani Zinn, and granddaughter Mandy Losk.
Home of Peace Cemetery in Colma is owned and operated by Emanu-El. We encourage members to pre-plan their arrangements by contacting the cemetery staff. Email: jewishcemeteries-sf.org. Phone: 650.755.4700.
Congregation Emanu-El believes it is important to have a community to reach out to should a member family suffer a loss. At Emanu-El our rabbis and cantor are here to help in that time of need. Not only do our clergy perform funerals and memorial services, but they also provide spiritual counseling if requested.
To reach our clergy regarding a recent loss please contact Terry Kraus at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (415) 750-7552.
To schedule an on-site memorial service please contact Svetlana Leykin at email@example.com or (415) 751-2541 x123.
Our clergy (if available) can perform on-site non-member funerals/memorial services but there will be an officiating fee and a facility usage fee. For more information please contact Svetlana Leykin at the email or phone number listed above.
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Giving Tzedakah to remember a loved one is a mitzvah.
Please consider making an additional donation to the Emanu-El Life Cycle fund in gratitude for the services our clergy provided during these profound moments. The Life Cycle fund makes it possible for all members, no matter their economic circumstance, to have the services of the clergy during these transitional times in their lives. Donate online or contact the Development Office at (415) 750-7554.