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.

Patrick Hawkins

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death of Patrick Hawkins, brother of Lori Hawkins.

Patrick was preceded in death by his wife, Sondra. He is survived by his children Chris, Brian and Hannah; and his and Lori's brother John.

The funeral will be in Phoenix on Veteran's Day.

Will Simmons

Will Simmons, son of Liz Hecht and Scott Simmons and brother of Jessica Simmons, died in his sleep this past Wednesday night.

The funeral services and burial are tomorrow, Monday, Aug. 22nd. The approximate schedule is as follows:

  • 10:00 am - Visitation at Ryan Funeral Home, 220 Enterpris…

Sara Roth Schottenstein

A memorial service for Sara Roth Schottenstein, daughter of Karen and Harry Roth, will take place on Sunday, August 28th, 2016, at 11:00 am, at Temple Beth El, 2702 Arbor Drive, Madison, WI. A reception will follow the service.

Sara passed away at her home in California on Friday August 5th…

Sander Kushner

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death of Sander Kushner, father of Dave (Stefanie) Kushner, and grandfather of Alex, Rachel and Emily. Sander died Monday, July 25th at his home in Suttons Bay, Michigan.

A memorial service will be held in Detroit on Thursday, July 28th. The…

Bruce Kay

With great sadness, we write to inform you of the death of Bruce Kay, father of Nikki (Ron) Dolin, grandfather of Talia, Alex and Shayna.

The funeral was on Sunday, July 24th in New Jersey, where the family is sitting Shiva through Wednesday.

There will be a Shiva Minyan at the Dolin home …