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April 12, 1936 - June 20, 2018

Dubinsky, Robert Robert Dubinsky, who championed housing throughout the world and low-income housing in the United States, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2018 in his adopted home of Washington, D.C., where he moved from St. Louis in 1966. Bob worked for many organizations in the United States and abroad, including The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, The Rand Corporation, USAID, Aspen Systems, Westat, and International City/County Managers Association. He concluded his career as Chairman of the International Housing Coalition in Washington, D. C. His overseas residential tours of duties were in Jamaica, Barbados and Israel, and included numerous consulting assignments in Eastern Europe. Bob believed home ownership was an essential element of democracy. He was awarded the Justin Herman Memorial Award by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials for his work in international housing. Bob attended John Burroughs School, where he was Senior Class President and played tackle on the legendary varsity football teams of 1951 and 1952. He was a Bomber in true heart and soul and, in adult life, wore his JBS cap with pride every day. At Harvard, he was business manager for the famous Hasty Pudding Club. Bob lived a long, full and exemplary life, filled with joy and humor. Bob was devoted to his wife Louise Gish Dubinsky, his two stepchildren Margo Murray (Michael) and Stephen Weinress (Jaime). He loved his siblings John Dubinsky and Linda Skrainka (deceased) and their spouses Yvette Drury Dubinsky and Stephen Skrainka, and he adored his six nephews and nieces Anne Dubinsky Altman (Michael), Eleanor Dubinsky, Frank Dubinsky, Benjamin Skrainka, Sarah Skrainka, and Katherine Skrainka (Eric Stradal). Bob also leaves four step grandchildren and two great nephews Gibson and Burke Murray, Camden and Wesley Weinress, and Joey and Aaron Altman. He had many devoted friends in St. Louis, Washington, D. C. and throughout the world. Services: The family will celebrate Bob's life and receive guests on Sunday, June 24, 2018 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at 625 South Skinker Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri. Donations would be appreciated to the International Housing Coalition Global, Robert Dubinsky Fund. It's address is International Housing Coalition Global, 5425 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 600, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815, https://ihcglobal.org/support-us.

Sedley Marvin Siegfried

July 18, 1918 - July 06, 2018

Siegfried, Sedley Marvin July 6, 2018. Beloved husband of Doris Siegfried; dear father and father-in-law of Barry (Pamela), Glenn (Star), Randy, Kevin (Judi) and Carla (Bruce Essman) Siegfried; dear grandfather of Jason (Winnie Jeng), Stefan, Hayden and Anna Siegfried, Joshua and Danielle Essman; our dear uncle, cousin and friend. Services: Funeral service Monday, July 9th, 11:00 a.m. at New Mt. Sinai Mausoleum, 8430 Gravois. No visitation prior to service. Memorial contributions of your choice preferred. Visit bergermemorialchapel.com for more information. BERGER MEMORIAL SERVICE

Cynthia Ann "Cindy" Loewenstein Sater

April 09, 1957 - July 02, 2018

Dear mother of Linda Lucas and Kelsey Sater. Beloved daughter of Robert (Marilyn Schear) Loewenstein and the late Joel Stone Loewenstein. Dear sister of Michael (Susan) Loewenstein, Craig Loewenstein, Kent (Susie Bickmeyer) Loewenstein and Andrew (Tiffany) Loewenstein. Loving grandmother of Joriann and Kari Kemper and Mason Carroll. Dear niece, aunt, cousin and friend.

Cindy was an interpreter for the deaf with the St. Louis County Special School District for 25 years. She loved her work and helping others. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Memorial service Sunday, July 15, 2 p.m. at Congregation Shaare Emeth, 11645 Ladue Road with visitation beginning at 1:30 PM until time of service. Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 15455 Conway Road, Suite 360, Chesterfield, MO, 63017; National Kidney Foundation, 1001 Craig Road, Suite 480, St. Louis, MO, 63146 or to the American Heart Association, 460 N. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63141.


Charlene Sherman Bry

September 6, 1939 - July 12, 2018

Beloved mother, grandmother and community philanthropist Charlene Sherman Bry died on July 12, 2018. A renowned entrepreneur, Charlene was the owner and publisher of Ladue News from 1983 to 1997, building it from a monthly newsprint fold-out into a major local news publication. After selling the magazine, she authored a well-researched book on the history of Ladue, Ladue Found, and co-authored A World of Plants: The Missouri Botanical Garden. Widely involved in the St. Louis community, Charlene was recognized with numerous awards, including the Press Club's Media Person of the Year in 2000, Woman of Achievement and the Hellenic Spirit Foundation's Athena Award. She served on multiple nonprofit boards and widely supported the arts. Charlene was the daughter of Rose and Phillip Sherman (both deceased) and the sister of Jason Sherman and Martin Sherman (deceased). With her former husband, the late Richman Bry, Charlene raised three children, Richman Bry, Jr. (Helene), Robert Martin Bry (deceased) and Lauren Bry Rechan (Michael). She was the loving grandmother of nine: Ryan, Aaron, Katie, Jackson, Mac, Bry, Tori, Cyrus and Kasey. She is also survived by her loving companion of 15 years, Morty Mitchell. A graduate of University City High School, Charlene attended University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and Washington University, receiving a master of liberal arts degree with thesis in 2013. She leaves behind a grieving community of family and friends. Services: Funeral service Sunday, July 15th, 3:30 p.m. at New Mt. Sinai Mausoleum, 8430 Gravois. No visitation prior to service. Visit bergermemorialchapel.com for more information. Memorial contributions preferred to The Siteman Cancer Center Development Office, Washington University, CB 1204, 7425 Forsyth Blvd, 63105-2161 or The Jewish Federation of St. Louis, #12 Millstone Campus Drive, 63146. BERGER MEMORIAL SERVICE



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