Seymour W. “Sy” Kushner, 85


WELLESLEY, MASS. – Seymour W. “Sy” Kushner died December 28. He was the husband of Sylvia A. (Weinstein) Kushner and father of Marc A. Kushner (Laurie Salitan) and Joel L. Kushner (David Wolff). He was the grandfather of Emily Kushner Salitan, Nora Kushner Salitan, Estuardo Kushner Wolff and Ella Blum Kushner Rodriguez; he was also the brother of Russell Kushner and the late Diane (Kushner) Kaunfer, and uncle and friend to many.

Born in Boston to Al and Mary (Yorra) Kushner, he earned a BS from Northeastern University and was a Loyal Mason and Master of the 100th Anniversary of Adelphi Lodge A.F and A.M.

Contributions may be made to Boston Children’s Hospital (, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115 or to the Kalsman Institute on Judaism & Health at Hebrew Union College-JIR (huc. edu/donate), 3077 University Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007-3796.