Rose Gelb

March 25, 1927November 11, 2012

Rose "Ruth"  Gelb (nee Berkowitz), age 85, a Holocaust Survivor, beloved wife of the late David. Loving mother of Terri (Stuart) Kline, Bea (Dr. Joel) Dickstein and Susan (Dr. Andrew) Berman. Devoted grandmother of Lindsey (Yoel) Mayerfeld, Andy (Riddi) Kline, Naami (Boruch) Zuckerman, Jacob and Elie Dickstein, Matthew, Spencer and Hanna Berman. Great grandmother of Natan, Noah, Aryeh, Lyor Mayerfeld, Ava and Jackson Kline, Sruli, Kayla, Chevy, Racheli and Elisheva Zuckerman. Dear sister of Elana Egri and the late Hedy and Laib. Services will be held Tuesday, November 13 at 11AM at the BERKOWITZ-KUMIN-BOOKATZ MEMORIAL CHAPEL 1985 S.Taylor Rd., Cleveland Hts. Interment Zion Memorial Park. Family will receive friends at the residence Terri and Stuart Kline, 3100 Roundwood Rd., Hunting Valley, TUESDAY FOLLOWING SERVICES UNTIL 8PM, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY 2-5PM & 7-9PM, FRIDAY 2-4PM, SATURDAY EVENING 7-9PM. SUNDAY THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE AT THE GELB RESIDENCE 27090 CEDAR RD. #325, Beachwood, Ohio 11AM-4PM. Friends who wish may contribute Hadassah, 23980 Chagrin Blvd. Beachwood, Ohio 44122.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 13, 2012
  • Committal Service Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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November 14, 2012

Dear Terri, Bea and Susie,
Our hearts go out to you. This is the phone call I never wanted to get. Your mother was like a second mother to me. I always enjoyed visiting her whenever I came home. She will be missed. Our deepest sincere condolences to each of you and your families. We love you. Esta and Billy

Karon Harshman

November 13, 2012

Terri, Stuart, Lindsey and Andy: I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you're in my thoughts and prayers and to always keep her memories close in your hearts. May she rest in peace. Ny sincerest condolences to the family.

Toby Marquit

November 13, 2012

Dear Terri and family,
Deepest sympathy on the loss of your
mother. She and I always enjoyed our visits.

November 13, 2012

Dear Terri Kline and Sue Berman Families-Our sincere condolences for the loss of your wonderful mother. She will be missed by many. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Keevin Berman Family

Robert Sanders

November 13, 2012

To Terri, Stuart & the Berkowitz family, our most sincere condolences on your loss. Our thoughts are with you all during this difficult time.
Bob & Linda

Kris Hubbell

November 13, 2012

Terri, Stuart, Lindsey and Andy: My sincere sympathies on your loss of a wonderful woman who affected all your lives in a different way. I know Ruth had a full life and that she was a Holocaust survivor - and her story should never pass away. All of you and Ruth are in my thoughts and prayers. She is at peace now, but she left a legacy for others that should never be forgotten. God bless.

The Roskoph Family

November 13, 2012

Dear Berman Family,
Please accept our heartfelt condolences and know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

November 13, 2012

To Susan, my deep condolences to you and your family on the loss of your mother. Please know that she is resting in eternal peace. Cherish the memories you have of her and know that she will always be a part of you.

Henry Zelman

Sue Valentino

November 12, 2012

To Terri Kline and the Kline Family - My sincere condolences on the passing of Ruth. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.