Leonard A. Segall, Xi of Phi Epsilon Pi (Georgia Institute of Technology) 1969
Leonard Arnall Segall, age 72 of Roswell, GA passed away Friday, August 28, 2020. Leonard was an exceptional student all throughout his life and graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology, and remained a loyal fan of their sports programs. Leonard spent most of his professional career as an engineer with Printpack, Inc. Atlanta, GA. Leonard was a revered handyman, a constant jokester, and in his free time you could find him on the golf course, attending his grandchildren’s activities or watching college football. He was a loving father and a devoted husband. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Dee Ann Greene Segall; daughter and son-in-law Natalie and Kurt Ballard, of Roswell, GA; son and daughter-in-law Adam and Kate Segall, of Canton, GA; sister and brother-in-law Elaine and Don Singer, of Fort Lauderdale, FL; grandchildren Jack Mauldin; Olivia Mauldin; niece Lauren Singer; great nieces and nephew Maya Singer; Katarina Rudin; Xander Rudin. The family service will be held Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at Northside Chapel Funeral Directors, 12050 Crabapple Road, Roswell, Georgia 30075. 770-645-1414. Please sign online guestbook at www.northsidechapel.com.
Ronald T. Levy, Rho (University of Illinois) 1954
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois — Ronald T. Levy, 89, of Champaign passed away at 9 a.m. Friday (Sept. 10, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Graveside services were held at noon Monday, Sept. 13, at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Champaign. Rabbi Alan Cook officiated. A celebration of his life will be held at a future date.
Ron was born June 9, 1932, in St. Louis, the son of Isadore “Jack” Levy and Natalie Yawitz Levy. He married Joyce A. Hamburg on Aug. 15, 1954, in Champaign, who preceded him in death.
Also surviving are three children, Sharon Levy (Steven) Willette of Champaign, Robert J. (Angela Galletta) Levy of West Hollywood, Calif., and Mark Andrew (Deanne Rotfeld) Levy of Chicago; five grandchildren, Amanda Willette of Bloomington, Ian Willette of Champaign, Ryan (Cory Witsiepe) Levy of Billings, Mont., Kayla (Eric) Levy Gibbons of Moorpark, Calif., and Joseph Williams Levy of West Hollywood; and three great-grandchildren, Marlee Levy and Ryot Levy of Billings and Oliver Gibbons of Moorpark, Calif.
Also, big brother to Alan D. (Abby) Levy of Beverly Hills, Calif., who survives.
Ron graduated from Mount Vernon High School, Mount Vernon, where he was involved in sports and photography. He then attended the University of Illinois and was a brother of the Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, graduating with a degree in advertising. He was also a member of the ROTC and actively served in the U.S. Air Force.
He was a member of Sinai Temple, Champaign. Ron was the president of Hamburg Distributing Company until retiring in 2002. He continued his professional career as a business consultant. Ron was very active in the community and involved with numerous philanthropic organizations and foundations. A lifelong fan and supporter of the Fighting Illini, an avid golfer and a world traveler. Ron was a devoted, caring, loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. Family was everything to Ron, and one of his greatest joys was being “Poppy” to his five grandchildren. Ron touched the lives of many, and he will be greatly missed.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Illinois Chapter, or to any organization of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be offered at morganmemorialhome.com.
Originally published in The News-Gazette of Champaign, Illinois.
Harold M. (Posh) Seidel, Omega (University of Missouri) 1952
Harold Melvin “Posh” Seidel of St. Louis Missouri, age 91, was born on January 17, 1930 and passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his children, October 5, 2021. He is survived by his three children, James David Seidel, Elizabeth “Beth” Seidel (Jeffrey) Izenman, and Jodi Seidel (Maty) Aronson. Harold had two beloved grandchildren, Eleanor Jane Aronson and Jonathan “Noni” Martin Aronson and two step-grandchildren Emily and Daniel Izenman. He was the loved uncle of Sandee Lewin Nye and great-uncle to Samantha Nye, Jeremy Nye and Matthew Nye. He was blessed to have many close cousins. He also leaves behind his dear friend and ex-wife Susan Greenspon Sherman. He is preceded in death by his adoring parents Minnette Schecter Seidel and Martin Lowell Seidel and his sister Shirley Seidel Schwartz.
Harold owned and operated retail stores in East St. Louis as well as in surrounding states. Harold attended University City High School and graduated from the University of Missouri, where he was a brother of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity.
Harold’s infectious laugh, keen sense of humor and kind heart endeared him to all who knew him. Always the dapper gentleman, he loved to have a good time. He enjoyed a dry martini, a good poker game and a delicious meal with family and his many friends.
The family wants to extend their deep personal gratitude for the tender love and caring support provided by his amazing caregivers, Belinda Beard, Charles Beard, and Mike English. We are eternally grateful for each of you.
Services: Funeral service Friday, October 8, 2:00 p.m. at New Mt. Sinai Cemetery, 8430 Gravois Road. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Minnette and Martin L. Seidel Nursing Endowed Fund, C/O The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 1001 Highlands Plaza Drive West, Suite 140, St. Louis, MO, 63110 (www.givingbarnesjewish.org). Please visit www.Rindskopfroth.com for more information.
Originally Published by St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Carl R. Soller, Beta Delta (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey) 1964
Carl Robert Soller, Esq., 77, of Bellerose Village, New York, passed away peacefully on 1/ 26/20, surrounded by adoring family and friends. Beloved husband, father, and grandpa, Carl’s professional accomplishments as a customs and international trade attorney were paired, more importantly, with heroic determination, deep humility, zest for life and love of family and fellow man. He is survived by wife, Anne (Weber), daughters Rebecca and Katherine (Christopher) Maloney, Sons Malachy (Alison) and Austen, three beautiful grandchildren, and brother Alan. Services were at Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home, 29 Atlantic Ave, Floral Park, NY 11001. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at kellenberg.org/giving (“Attn: Soller Burse”) or at The Semantics.org. L’Chaim, Carl, your cup runneth over!
Submitted by the Soller family.
Joel A. Lieber, Beta Eta (Bowling Green State University) 1963
Joel Allen Lieber, 80, of Orange, passed away on Nov. 27, 2021 in Beachwood.
Joel was born on May 1941, son of Vickie and Murray Lieber. A proud graduate of Bowling Green State University and brother of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, Joel became the ultimate business professional. He owned Lieber & Associates, a manufacturer’s representative firm serving the home furnishing industry and built a chain of six Aurora Mills Outlet Stores in Cleveland.
He was an avid New York Yankees and Cleveland Browns fan, but his greatest joy was being the devoted and loving grandfather to his beloved grandchildren, Katie and Jacob Wolf.
Joel was predeceased by his mother, Vickie Lieber Adelstein, and his father, Murray Lieber; and his brother, Michael Lieber and brother-in-law, Joe Gemignani. He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Dori Lieber; daughters, Paula (Richard) Wolf of Rochester Hills, Mich., and Lisa (Chaz) Emigh of Stow; sister, Shelly Lieber of Ashville, N.C.; sister-in-law, Susan Lieber of New York, N.Y.; brother-in-law, Ron (Karen) Sawonik of Bolivia, N.C.; nephews, Michael (Lexie) Sawonik of Hartwell, Ga., Dan (Michele) Sawonik of Greensboro, N.C., and Matt (Randy) Feiler of Sunrise, Fla.; and niece, Rebecca (Dr. Tyler) White of Point Pleasant, N.J.; and grandchildren, Katie Wolf of New York City and Jacob Wolf of Chicago.
There will be a future private family service with no visitation due to COVID precautions.
Friends who wish may contribute to InMotion, a Parkinson’s Wellness Center at beinmotion.org in Joel’s name.
Arrangements under the direction of Cleveland Jewish Funerals, 26801 Miles Road, Cleveland OH 44128 (clevelandjewishfunerals.com).
Originally published in Cleveland Jewish News.