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Sisskind Funeral Service

Thank you for visiting our profile. Thanks to today's incredible technology, we are able to extend a "virtual visit" to our funeral home. We hope that the site provides the answers to some of the questions you may have. Certainly, there is no replacement for live conversation, or a personal meeting, so please feel comfortable to call us, or to schedule a convenient time to meet. We are at your service.

We believe that children, as well as adults, should feel as comfortable as they would in their own home. This is why we have a children's area with tables, chairs, books, vcr, movies and toys to help them feel welcome. We also have a collection of books, tapes and movies to help people of all ages and beliefs understand and cope with the various stages of the death process.

To clarify a question that is asked often: "If someone dies out of state, in Florida for example, do I have to make arrangements with a local funeral director there?" No. One phone call to Sisskind Funeral Service is all that is necessary. I will make arrangements with a funeral director in Florida for all that is necessary to have your loved one brought home to Syracuse.

Sisskind Funeral Service is a syracuse jewish funeral home located at 3175 East Genesee Street. We have parking for over 100 cars and our chapel can seat up to 350 people. Our entire facility is handicap accessible.

We thank you for choosing Sisskind Funeral Service.


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Donald A. Marshall

August 9, 2013

Donald A. Marshall died August 9 at St. Joseph's Hospital. He was a lifelong Syracuse resident, a graduate of SU, and the SU College of Law. He was an Army Veteran, an Attorney with the IRS, a NYS Assistant Attorney General, and a partner with the law offices of Axenfeld, Webb, Scolaro, Bersani and Marshall, and was a part owner of Aspen Tax Consulting. He also started Corporate Art Design. He...
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Lucille Markson

July 26, 2013

Lucille Markson, 86, died Friday at Menorah Park. She had been a life resident of Syracuse. Lucille attended Syracuse University where she studied art and design. She had a natural zest and enthusiasm for life, and a love for her family and the theatre. Lucille was a past director of productions at the Landmark Theater, the Actors Workshop, the JCC players, and many other regional theaters. ...
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Julius Weinreb

July 7, 2013

Dr. Julius Jacob Weinreb, aged 93, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013. He was born October 15, 1919 to Wolf Aaron Weinreb and Esther Horowitz Weinreb in Bronx, New York. As a youth, he showed an unusual aptitude for schoolwork, and was admitted to the prestigious Townshend Harris High School. After his graduation from the City College of New York in 1939, he was admitted to the dental school of...
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Joseph Krassenbaum

July 14, 1915 - June 23, 2013

Joe Krassenbaum, 97, died early Sunday morning at Menorah Park. He was a life redient of Syracuse. New York. Joe was an outstanding student who graduated at the head of his class from Central High School; majored in chemistry at Syracuse University; and then earned his degree in pharmacy from the University of Buffalo. In order to pay his tuition, Joe worked long hours at Crouse hospital. ...
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Lester Allen Goldberg

December 8, 1926 - June 13, 2013

Lester Allen Goldberg, 86, passed away on Thursday, June 13 at his home in Palm Beach Gardens. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle. Lester was born in Syracuse on December 8, 1926 to Moses and Minnie Greenhut Goldberg. He was a graduate of The Manlius School; and SU where he earned his BS in business administration. He was a veteran of WWII having served in the US...
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David Schotz

July 22, 1935 - June 11, 2013

David Schotz, 77, died at his home Tuesday evening with his loving family by his side. Dave was a life resident of Syracuse. After graduating for Nottingham High School in 1953 he began his professional career working for Rosenthal and Chadwick. In 1962 he and his brother Irving re-established their father's company, American Bag and Metal, and worked together for over 40 years. Dave loved to...
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Ralph Cooper♦

June 22, 1928 - June 6, 2013

Ralph A. Cooper, 84, died Thursday at The Sitron Home of New Hartford. Born in Detroit, he had been a resident of Syracuse for over 50 years following his graduate studies in Social Psychology at SU. He had been a mental health administrator for the NYS office of mental health in the Syracuse office for almost 20 years. Ralph was a proud veteran of The Army Air Corps during WWII, and also...
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Sidney M. Greenberg

June 18, 1927 - June 6, 2013

Sidney M. Greenberg, 86, passed away at his Cazenovia home on Thursday evening, June 6, surrounded by his devoted family. "He died the way he lived--with dignity," according to his wife of 55 years, Winifred (Edson) Greenberg. Sid was born in Syracuse, the son of Jacob and Sarah Greenberg. He served in the Army during the Korean War as a training sergeant in Fort Gordon, Georgia. Shortly after...
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Carino Vanorden

April 26, 1989 - May 29, 2013

Carino Vanorden, 24, died as a result of a tragic car accident on Wednesday in Truxton. Carino was a life resident of Fayetteville, a graduate of the Syracuse Hebrew Day School, and received his high school diploma from Fayetteville-Manlius High School. He was the eldest son of a large multi-racial adopted Jewish family including his mother Kate, his brother Trevor, and his sisters Zoe, Mookey,...
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Benjamin Vincent Koss

May 3, 1974 - April 18, 2013

Benjamin Vincent Koss, 38, died early Thursday morning at SUNY Upstate Hospital as a result of a motorcycle accident. Born in Bakersfield, CA, he had been a resident of Syracuse since 1975. Ben attended junior high at CBA, and high school at JD. He graduated from OCC with a degree in radio and television, and continued his education at Buffalo State where he earned his degree in engineering. ...
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Irving Kassel

March 10, 1924 - March 20, 2013

Irving Kassel, 89, died Wednesday evening in San Clemente, CA Irving was born March 10, 1924 in Syracuse to Philip and Celia Kassel, of blessed memory. He was a graduate of Syracuse University; and proudly served his country in the US Army He was among the first to liberate the concentration camp survivors in Germany. Survived by his sons David, and Robert; his grandchildren Rebecca, Natalie,...
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Shirley H. Gersony

May 13, 1930 - February 26, 2013

Shirley H. Gersony, 82, died Tuesday evening at St. Joseph's hospital. Born in Seneca Falls, she lived in Elmira until marrying David Gersony, of blessed memory, in 1952. They made their home in Syracuse where they raised their children and together, owned and operated Onondaga Music Company for over 50 years. Shirley was a member of Temple Adath Yeshurun; the sisterhood of the Temple; and...
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