Lifecycle: Simchas: B'nai mitzvah
Alexandra Gustave, daughter of Sharyn and Jonathan Gustave, and sister of Luke, celebrated becoming a bat mitzvah on March 14 at Temple Sinai of Bergen County in Tenafly. As a mitzvah project, she volunteered as a tutor at the Bergen Family Center.
Justin Garland, son of Helene and Andrew Garland of Wyckoff, and brother of Rachel, 14, and Daniel, 9, celebrated becoming a bar mitzvah on March 28 at Barnert Temple in Franklin Lakes.
Shaina Heitzner, daughter of Kari and Jeff Heitzner of Haworth, celebrated becoming a bat mitzvah on March 28 at Temple Beth El of Northern Valley in Closter
Jonah Cowan, son of Cory and Stephen Cowan celebrated becoming a bar mitzvah on April 18 at Temple Sinai of Bergen County in Tenafly. As a mitzvah project, Jonah volunteered weekly at a dog shelter in Cliffside Park.
Katie Falek daughter of Dena and Andrew Falek, and sister of Michael, celebrated becoming a bat mitzvah on March 7 at Temple Sinai of Bergen County in Tenafly. As a mitzvah project, she raised money for the Lymphoma Research Foundation by hosting a spinning class at Flywheel and created a website for additional donations.
Stacy Cortez, daughter of Steven and Holli Cortez celebrated becoming a bat mitzvah March 28 at Temple Beth Sholom of Fair Lawn.
Julie Michelle Margulies
Julie Michelle Margulies was born on February 26 at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood to Eileen and Steven Margulies of Fair Lawn. She weighed six pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. Her maternal grandparents are Ira and Rochelle Blum of Jackson and the late Yaffa Blum. Her paternal grandparents are Sylvia and Barry Margulies of Fair Lawn. Julie Michelle joins a brother, Eric, who is 4 years old.
Maurice Schneigeiger, 92, of Monroe Township, formerly of Paris and Fair Lawn, died April 17.
A Holocaust survivor, before retiring he owned an underground sprinkler business. He was a member of Manhattan Lodge #473 I.O.O.F. in New York City, B’nai B’rith Lodge #143 in Paterson, Yiddish Club in Monroe Township, and the Bergen County YJCC.
Predeceased by his wife, Sonia, née Davidovic, he is survived by his daughters, Aliette Abo (Dr. Marc), and Sylvia Rosenberg (Randy); four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Arrangements were by Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.