Rochester: August 8, 2015, at age 76. Predeceased by her parents, Bert and Joe Heyman and daughter, Ruth Leah Yudelson. Survived by her husband, Julian; son, Larry; daughter, Miriam Katz; grandchildren, Yael, Ariella, Sam, Joey, Ruthie, Leah, Kinneret, Aviva, Calanit; sister, Margaret Cohen.
She loved family and friends, Judaism and the outdoors, writing and learning. B.J. was an active volunteer in many areas of the Rochester community. She shared her life's story in her book, "With an outstretched arm: A memoir of love and loss, family and faith"
B.J.'s service will be held TODAY 2 pm at Congregation Beth Sholom, 1161 Monroe Ave. Interment Britton Rd. Cemetery. Please consider donations to Congregation Beth Sholom or the Jewish Community Federation or a charity of your choice
. How you do for others is your choice, that you do for others is B.J.'s wish. The family will receive beginning Monday evening through Friday. To leave an online condolence please visit:
Published by Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Aug. 10, 2015.