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Alvin P. Freedman
Date of Funeral:
Monday, March 18, 2019
Time of Funeral:
2:30 pm
Funeral Location:
3704 Breton Way
Baltimore, MD 21208
Shiva Details:
Monday following interment with a service at 7 pm. Shiva continues Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning at 2pm, with a service at 7 pm on Tuesday and 5:30 pm on Wednesday.
Contributions in his memory may be made to:

Parkinson's Disease Foundation
1359 Broadway Suite 1509
New York, NY 10018
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The Wisdom Circle
7232 Via Palomar
Boca Raton, FL 33433
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The Family of Alvin P. Freedman
May 27, 2019 9:41 AM

We welcome you to share your memories with us and with those who visit here.

Elaine goodman
Mar 14, 2019 12:19 PM

My condolences on the passing of Alvin. He was a wonderful man.

Bertram Silver
Mar 14, 2019 01:13 PM

Sorry to hear of Alvin's passing.He will be forever remembered for his kindness and generosity.

Covenant Guild, Inc.
Mar 14, 2019 01:24 PM

Covenant Guild deeply regrets the passing of Alvin Freedman, brother of our Recording Secretary, Bluma Jed. We extend our sincere condolences to the entire family.

Janice Rudo and family
Mar 14, 2019 01:56 PM

in loving memory of our dear cousin, Alvin, a very special man. Our love to his family, he will be missed .

Estelle and Barry Statter
Mar 14, 2019 02:25 PM

Dear Bluma and the Freedman Family
So sorry on the loss of your brother,Alvin. We are thinking of you at this time.

Betty & Gary Hyman, Panther Club
Mar 14, 2019 03:04 PM

We are so sorry to hear about Alvin . Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May his memory be for a blessing.

Tammy Proper
Mar 14, 2019 03:41 PM

My deepest condolences on the passing of Mr. Freedman. I feel honored to have known him. Sending my prayers & love to my beautiful friend Steph and her family.

Bea Yoffe
Mar 14, 2019 05:01 PM

Dear Family: There are not enough words to express my sorry for the loss of your beloved Alvin. We shared many happy memories from our couples club and the Panther Club - and I am so grateful he was a part of my life. He will be terribly missed by so many - Rest in peace dear friend.

Ceil, Ron, Myra and Harvey
Mar 14, 2019 05:03 PM

We are so sorry for your loss. Alvin was exemplary in all aspects of life. May his memory be for a blessing.

Moshe Wolvovsky
Mar 14, 2019 05:42 PM

It will always be a great honor for me to have gotten to know Alvin. He will be missed, but never forgotten.

Stuart and Vicky Becker
Mar 14, 2019 06:53 PM

We are deeply sorry for the loss of your beloved Alvin. Our hearts and prayers are with you.

Fred and Eva Schwerer
Mar 14, 2019 08:04 PM

Dear Sonia and family, So sorry about your loss, he was a sweet man and we loved him for many years. We are sorry, that we can't be with you in this trying time, but we will be there in spirit. All our love to the family Eva and Fred

Rabbi Gustav Buchdahl
Mar 14, 2019 08:20 PM

Sincerest sympathy to the family.

Judi & Jim Mendelsohn Boynton Beach, Fl.
Mar 14, 2019 08:21 PM

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Alivn. Such a sweet, wonderful man. I remember him sitting in our home watching the Ravens games with Jimmy...To the entire family, we send our sincere condolences.

Marlene and Arnie Honkofsky
Mar 14, 2019 08:28 PM

Sonia, Shelley, Stephanie, and Bluma
Marlene and I have the fondest memories of cousin Alvin. Not only was Alvin a wonderful person,super tennis player, witty, and handsome but a loving and generous father too. Alvin's zest for life kept him around for all of us for a long time and now may he rest in peace. We will miss him.

Joan Jeffein Miller
Mar 14, 2019 09:25 PM

Dear Shelley
Please accept my deepest co folences on the loss of your father

Ellen Davis
Mar 14, 2019 09:35 PM

I am so sorry for your loss and hope your happy memories will be a source of consolation and comfort.

Rita Hammerman
Mar 15, 2019 12:39 AM

Dear Stephanie, Jon & Daniel,
I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you all.

Linda Freud
Mar 15, 2019 05:22 AM

Stephanie, Jon, & family, I am very sorry for your loss. May loving memories help to ease your sadness.

Amicable-St.John Lodge No. 25
Mar 15, 2019 06:21 AM

It is with sadness that we join Alvin's family in mourning his passing. He was an honored member of Freemasonry since 1969. The mentioned Panther Club was part of the old JEA (Jewish Educational Alliance) that helped raise our youth into adulthood. Shalom, Alvin!

Jody Zafrir
Mar 15, 2019 06:22 AM

My sincerest condolences Shelley to you and your family on the loss of your Dad.

Lucy and Charles Samorodin
Mar 15, 2019 06:40 AM

A wonderful man who will be missed by all.

Beverly Bayin
Mar 15, 2019 06:43 AM

I have known Alvin since I was 7 years old.He was a very kind man.I am so sorry for your loss,you have my deepest sympathies.

Rabbi David E. Herman Boys Town Jerusalem
Mar 15, 2019 07:22 AM

Dear Bluma and Family,
Boys Town Jerusalem Foundation deeply regrets the passing of Mr. Alvin Freedman of blessed memory, devoted brother of our dear friend Mrs. Bluma Jed. Bluma, the love and devotion that you showed your brother knew no limits. He was a true mensch from a wonderful family. Now he is resting in Heaven with your parents and the Angels. May you and the entire family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem and may Alvin be a Gutte Beiter for us all.

Rabbi David E. Herman Shaarei Tfiloh Congregation
Mar 15, 2019 07:27 AM

Shaarei Tfiloh Congregation deeply regrets the passing of Alvin P. Freedman of blessed memory, brother of our devoted friend Mrs. Bluma Jed. May the Al-mighty comfort the family among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

Marc & Debbie Attman
Mar 15, 2019 08:43 AM

We are so sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time!

Phyllis and Manny Press, Delray Bc.Fl.
Mar 15, 2019 08:49 AM

Dear Sonja and family,,we are sorry to hear of Alvin;s passing..we had fond memories of all he had done for the Panther Club .Rest in Peace my friend...

Jerry Oster
Mar 15, 2019 09:02 AM

As a cherished member of the Panther Club, Alvin will always be remembered for his inspiration, leadership, and proponent of the principles of camaraderie upon which the club was founded. May he be fondly remembered by all that had contact with him. Condolences to the family.

JEA Fellowship Association
Mar 15, 2019 09:51 AM

The JEA Fellowship Association is saddened by the passing of our member Alvin Freedman and extends sincere sympathy to the family.

Aaron & Elaine Seff Boca Raton,Fl
Mar 15, 2019 09:59 AM

True Grit is the only way to describe Alvin.Never complained about his illness. Had his wit to the end.Rest easy my boyhood
friend.You were Mr. Panther Club!Say Hello to Davy Greenberg!
Only one Alvin.

Amy Swirnow Schapiro
Mar 15, 2019 10:03 AM

So sorry to learn of your dad's passing. I have found memories of him. Sending love to your entire family from Park City, UT. xo

Joe & Tina Tringali
Mar 15, 2019 10:34 AM

Sonia, Stephanie, and the Freedman Family,
I am sorry to hear of Alvin's passing. My deepest sympathy and condolences to you and your family. Alvin was a truly wonderful, witty, and courageous individual, who will greatly be missed by all who were fortunate enough to have known him. He could put a smile on anyone's face that met him and was exemplary in all aspects of his life. He will be greatly missed, never forgotten, an inspiration and role model of the type of person we should all strive to be.

Ellen Pass Kopel
Mar 15, 2019 10:40 AM

Steph and Family, I am so sorry for your loss, sending thoughts and prayers, thinking about you.

betty chazen.
Mar 15, 2019 12:01 PM

dear bluma,

l was so sorry to hear of alvin passing. you were a loving sister always. he fought a tough battle

and may he rest in peace.

thinking of you.

betty chazen

bernie trieber & family
Mar 15, 2019 12:32 PM

Our deepest condolences and sympathies. May his memory and good deeds be a blessing to all who knew him.
Min HaShamayim Tinuchamu - May Heaven comfort YOU and all who mourn.

Beverly Rifkin, Delray Beach, FL
Mar 15, 2019 01:46 PM

Dear Sonia, Bluma and Family,
I was very sorry to learn of the passing of Cousin Alvin. So handsome and always with a beautiful smile He was such a wonderful husband, brother and Father to his family. He will forever be in your heart. May his memory be a blessing.

Barry koppel and family
Mar 15, 2019 01:50 PM

Sorry to hear about your loss

Ruth and Marty Schnitzer
Mar 15, 2019 03:15 PM

Dear Sonia, Stephanie and Family.

So sorry to hear of Alvin’s passing. He was such a nice, quiet man, always smiling no matter how bad things were. May his memory be but for a blessing and may he Rest In Peace.

Herschel Budlow
Mar 15, 2019 04:06 PM

Dear Shelley, So very sorry to learn of your father's passing. I know how much you cared for him and tried to be there for him with encouragement and advice. I met him a few times years ago and still can recall his warm smile and pleasant manner. Please express my condolences to your mother and to Spencer.

Nat & Vicki Luckman
Mar 15, 2019 04:23 PM

Steph, I am so sorry to hear of your father's passing. I know you had a very close and special relationship with your dad. May his memories be a blessing. Thoughts, prayers, hugs and love my dear friend.

Ellen and Tony Glasser
Mar 15, 2019 05:05 PM

Dear Stephanie, Jon and Daniel,
We are so sorry for your loss of your father and grandfather. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers ❤

Don Salganik
Mar 15, 2019 05:07 PM

Please accept my deepest condolences.

Bunny Naiditch
Mar 15, 2019 05:54 PM

Dear Sonia. And family. So sorry to hear about Alvin. He was such a fighter and determined to beat this desease. Our thoughts and prayers
Are with you at this sad time.
Bunny and Harvey

Sue Taylor
Mar 15, 2019 06:49 PM

Dear Sonia,
I feel very saddened on the passing of your beloved Alvin. Through
the years it was great being with you both at the Panther Club affairs. Alvie was a beautiful person in and out,and he will be missed.Sonia I hope you stay strong and only remember the happy times. Please accept my deepest sympathy, and may he rest in peace.

Ethel & Bill Braverman
Mar 15, 2019 09:33 PM

Alvin was our good friend for over 60 years. He was such a wonderful & kind person. Despite his terrible illness he always seemed to be in good spirits. He was a true mensch and will be sorely missed.

Micki & Milton Schwartz, Boynton Beach, FL
Mar 16, 2019 12:25 AM

Sonia, it is with great sadness that we learned of Alvie's passing. He was truly the heart and sole of the Panther Club. As members of the club for 30 years we remember the great times we had together. Alvie will probably be helping G-d organize heaven now. Sorry we will not be with you, as you know we are in Florida.

Harvey Schevitz
Mar 16, 2019 08:43 AM

Shelley, sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. Deepest sympathy.

Alan Pressman
Mar 16, 2019 09:56 AM

Dear Bluma.
So sorry for your loss. Such a nice man

Brian Schumer
Mar 16, 2019 11:46 AM

Shelley and Stephanie, My deepest condolences. So sorry to hear about your Dad.

Shirley and Murph Grodnitzky Florida
Mar 16, 2019 05:25 PM

Dear Sonia, Bluma and Family;

Murph and I are so sorry to learn of Alvin's passing. Many fond memories of the Grodnitzkys and the Freedmans. He was a special man who will be missed by all who knew him.

Jacob L Winner
Mar 16, 2019 07:57 PM

My deepest sympathy. Alvin and I became Masons together. He was also an associate in business. A Mensh among menshem.

Baltimore City College Alumni Association
Mar 16, 2019 08:04 PM

To all who mourn for
Alvin P. Freedman
the Officers and Board of the
Baltimore City College Alumni Association
extend their condolences.

Barb Steinfelder
Mar 16, 2019 09:44 PM

My heart goes out to you at this sad time In your life. I know how close you were with your dad. He was so kind and gentle and always had s
a smile on his face no matter what he was going through. He truly was an inspiration!

Sue and Joe Markowitz
Mar 17, 2019 10:28 AM

Dear Steph, Jon, and Daniel,
Sending you all love and a big hug through this sad time. So very sorry for your loss.

Warren Sollod ( Nusinov's)
Mar 17, 2019 10:47 AM

Sonia and Family, Alvin was a MENSCH in every sense of the word. Have not seen him in many years, but I remember he always had a Smile on his face.

Mar 17, 2019 02:14 PM

Steph and Jon, So sorry for the loss of your dad and father-in-law. May you have wonderful memories.

Dale Levitz
Mar 17, 2019 02:50 PM

So sorry to hear about the loss your dear brother. Sending you and your family deepest condolences

Esther Glickman
Mar 17, 2019 03:52 PM

Sonia , I am so sorry to hear of Alvin’s passing. My deepest condolences to you and your Family

Ray & Ellene Pelovitz
Mar 17, 2019 06:58 PM

Bluma, Ray & I are sorry for the loss of your dear brother. May he rest in peace.

Barbara and Beryle Cohen
Mar 17, 2019 08:05 PM

Dear Stephanie, Jon and Daniel,
We are so sorry for your loss. We hope your good memories will help you at this difficult time.

Maxine and Bernie Gordon
Mar 17, 2019 10:48 PM

Dear Bluma
We are very sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved brother Alvin. May your happy memories help you through this difficult time

Alan, Lauri, and Rachel Rudo
Mar 17, 2019 11:03 PM

So sorry about your family loss. Alvin was a class act and a really good man. I (alan) used to run into Alvin at the farmers market in Towson. He was always a pleasure to see and delightful to talk to. He will be missed.

Emily Lessner
Mar 18, 2019 08:12 AM

Dear Sonia, Bluma and families,
So sorry to hear of Alvin’s passing. He was a lovely man. I will never forget years ago bumping into Cuz Al at the Gallerie Lafayette in Paris all the way from Baltimore and Manchester, Ct.

cousin Emily Milner Lessner

Chizuk Amuno Congregation
Mar 18, 2019 09:03 AM

On behalf of the ChizukAmuno synagogue community we express our sincere condolences on the passing of Alvin P. Freedman, brother of our member, Bluma Jed. We extend our sympathy to your entire family.

Steven Middleton
Mar 18, 2019 10:05 AM

Having worked with Alvin for many years, I know the lasting impression he left on us all. His strength and compassion will be missed and I am a better person for having known Big Al.

Carol and Richard Milner
Mar 18, 2019 11:46 AM

Thinking of the happy memories of Alvin and wishing condolences to the entire Freedman family for your loss

Marlene Riley
Mar 18, 2019 03:25 PM

Shelley, Your dad passed in the peace of knowing he left the world with a loving and devoted daughter. I’m so sorry for your loss.

Remi Oladipo & family
Mar 18, 2019 04:21 PM

Hearty condolences.

Debbie Layton Palmer
Mar 18, 2019 05:53 PM

My sincere condolences and sympathies to the Freeman family. May the Lord provide much comfort during this time of loss.

Midge Butler
Mar 18, 2019 06:28 PM

Very sorry to hear of your dads passing. My thoughts are with you all.

Debbie and Alan Hess
Mar 18, 2019 09:10 PM

Dear Sonia, Stephy, and Shelley,

We were sorry to hear of your loss. We send our condolences.

Eric Benzer
Mar 19, 2019 05:38 AM

Please accept my heartfelt condolences on your loss.

yolanda marzouk
Mar 19, 2019 07:23 AM

so sorry for your loss. my deepest condolences.

Patrick Dyer/ Steve Middleton Capital Portfolio Management.
Mar 19, 2019 07:42 AM

Alvin was a true professional, Honest, caring and extremely hard working. Always quick with a smile,he was a true joy to be around.He will be sorely missed. WE lLOVE you Big Al!. Our condolences to the Family.

jann seff
Mar 19, 2019 11:50 AM

The world has lost a very special and rare individual. A man who cared about others with a genuine love & warmth. He will be missed.


Alvin P. Freedman

On March 14, 2019, Alvin P. Freedman; honored member for many years of the Panther Club; beloved husband of Sonia Freedman (nee Hess); devoted father of Shelley Freedman Brock and Stephanie (Jon) Ferber; loving brother of Bluma Jed; cherished grandfather of Spencer David Brock and Daniel Benjamin Ferber; dear son of the late Ethel and David Freedman.

Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Monday, March 18, at 2:30 pm. Interment Chevra Ahavas Chesed Cemetery - Randallstown.

Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Parkinson's Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018.

In mourning at 3704 Breton Way (Regency Park), Baltimore, MD 21208, Monday following interment with a service at 7 pm. Shiva continues Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning at 2pm, with a service at 7 pm on Tuesday and 5:30 pm on Wednesday.

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