In her 93rd year, after a lengthy illness, Zena Wise (nee Lutrofsky), beloved wife of the late Sam (Shloime), passed away peacefully on 6 Kislev, 5783, November 30, 2022. Loving mother of Bryna and Vernon Kurtz, Leah Torem, and David Wise and Judy Krinitz. Adored Baubie of Hadassa (and Haim), Shira (and Avi), Avigail (and Eytan), Yehuda (and Sara Orit), Elisheva (and Shimon), Netanel, Jordie, and Elie. Savta Rabbah of 21 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her four brothers and sisters. Survived by her sister-in-law, Charna Galper. The family thanks her devoted caregiver, Marilou Gines.

The funeral can be attended virtually at and find the link for Zena Wise.
Messages of condolence can be sent to Bryna at, to Leah at, and to David at
Those who wish to give tzedakah in Zena’s memory are encouraged to contribute to her synagogue, Beth David Bnai Israel Beth Am (, or to the charity of your choice.