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.
We mourn the following August losses, listed alphabetically:
We offer condolences to his sons, Stephen Katznelson and David Katznelson; daughters-in-law, Trudy Edelson and Barbara Bersche; and nephew David Arrick.
We mourn the following July losses, listed alphabetically:
We offer condolences to her son, David Friedman.
We offer condolences to her daughter, Connie Levi; and grandchildren, Zachary and Danielle Robin.
We offer condolences to his niece, Ivy Fine.
We offer condolences to his daughter, Erin Hartman.
We mourn the following June losses, listed alphabetically:
We offer condolences to her son, Andrew Mosson; daughter-in-law, Laura Mosson; and grandsons, Theodore and Spencer Mosson.
We offer condolences to her family and friends.
We offer condolences to his sister, Evelyn Krimen.
We offer condolences to his stepdaughter, Karen Solomon, stepson-in-law, Matthew Schaefer, and step-grandchildren, Emmett and Desmond Solomon Schaefer.
We offer condolences to his wife, Kazue Lowenstein, daughter, Barbara Lowenstein-Weglein, and grandson, Kennedy Weglein.
We offer condolences to her son, Larry Mansbach; daughter-in-law, Bette Caan; and grandchildren, Arthur and Liza Mansbach.
We offer condolences to her stepson, William Wolfe, and grandchildren, Sara and Amelia Wolfe.
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 Ariana Estoque or call (415) 750-7552.
To schedule an on-site memorial service please contact Svetlana Leykin or call (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.
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