SHOWEL, DORA KUTNER Dora Kutner Showel passed away peacefully at Seacrest Village in Encinitas, CA, on January 17, 2013. She was born in London, England, on May 24, 1913. After the war, she married Asher Kutner and they emigrated to Australia in 1949. For the next sixteen years, she was very busy raising her family and volunteering in the Jewish community. In 1965, the family relocated to San Diego where she was an active volunteer for Beth Jacob Congregation Ladies Auxiliary, Hadassah, B'nai Brith Women, Rescue Committee for Ethiopian Jewry, the Cottage of Israel, Jewish Family Service and KPBS Radio. In 1979, Asher passed away and she later married Morris Showel who had also been very active at the Cottage. Dora is survived by her two children, Ian and MaIka; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services were held graveside at Home of Peace Cemetery. Donations may be made to Young Israel Congregation of San Diego Torah Fund, Beth Jacob Congregation, Seacrest Village, San Diego Hospice or the Cottage of Israel.