Condolence Notifications

May Their Memory Be For A Blessing


Anyone may submit a death notification for a member of the Madison area Jewish community. The submissions will be posted on this page of our website. We will do our best to post submissions received on the same day or next day, Monday - Friday. A daily email will be sent  to anyone who has subscribed to receive condolence notifications when there are new posts to the website on that day.

Jeffrey Golden

With great sadness, we write to inform you that Jeffrey Golden died on Monday, September 30, 2019. A private funeral will be held this week. A Celebration of Life will be held in the future. Please watch for more information about that celebration.

May Jeffrey's memory be for a blessing.

Dr. Robert John Barish

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death on August 21 of Dr. Robert John Barish, brother of Larry (Sharon) Barish, uncle of Lauren (David) Barish Handelman, Daniel (Michele) Halem, and Amy (Eric) Halem Gottesman, as well as grandnieces, grandnephews, and cousins.

He lived in…

Rona Beth Malofsky

With great sadness, we write to inform you that Rona Beth Malofsky (nee Cohen) died on September 5, 2019. Rona was born to Sam and Edythe Cohen in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on November 28, 1935 - Thanksgiving Day. She was married to Harvey Malofsky for 55 years, he preceded her in death in 2013. …

Max Gassman

With great sadness, we write to inform you that Max Gassman, age 29, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Evanston Hospital, following an attack of acute pancreatitis.

Max was the beloved son and only child of Mike Gassman and Lani May-Gassman; cherished grandson of Aviva…

Dr. Donald Garelick

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death last Friday, August 2, of Dr. Donald Garelick, husband of Phyllis Garelick, father of Anita Garelick (Marc Milavitz), Jeffrey Garelick (Kim Damian), and Laura (Dave) Toso, grandfather of Sam Toso, Mitch (May Grace) Toso, Max Toso, Z…