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Ehrlich, Simon E. "Si", passed away peacefully on October 19, 2014 in Huntington Beach, CA of complications from dementia. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Phyllis Rubin Ehrlich; his daughters, Lynne Ehrlich McAuley and Gail Ehrlich; and his daughter-in-law, Patty Vinciguerra. Si was born in Baltimore, Maryland to Morris and Lena Miller Ehrlich and had an older brother, Ira Francis Ehrlich (predeceased). Si graduated from The Johns Hopkins University (Hopkins) and served in the Army Air Force. He spent 50 plus year career was in the lighting industry. He held several executive positions for Lightolier Inc., the Feldman Company and Designers' Fountain. He was a long-standing member of the American Lighting Association (ALA) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) of North America. Si acted in community theatre and once he moved out to California (in the late 1970's), he performed in the High Holidays choir for Temple Bat Yahm for over 20 years. . Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 23rd at the Pacific View Memorial Park and Mortuary at 3500 Pacific View Drive, Corona Del Mar 92625 (tel. 949-644-2700). A reception will be held after the burial at 4181 Trumbull Drive, Huntington Beach, CA 90802. The family will be sitting Shiva Thursday evening and again on Sunday at their home on Trumbull Drive; services will be at 7pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Cantor Grant's Music Fund at Temple Bat Yahm, located at 1011 Camelback Street, Newport Beach, CA 92660.
Finizza, Anthony "Tony," 92, passed away October 19, surrounded by his wife of 72 years, Theresa and his son, David. Preceded in death by his older son Anthony Jr. Born in Worcester, Mass., he served in the US Army for 2 ½ years in WW2. He was a civil engineer in the power industry and retired from Bechtel Corp. Service will be held at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Huntington Beach on Oct. 23 at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St Bonaventure Church.
Lee, Arline, 95, of Huntington Bch., passed away 10/16/2014. Omega Society