On January 11, 2017, Ernest Sokal, beloved husband of Beverly Sokal; devoted father of Yoni (Lisa) Sokal; Dina (Alan Hirsch) Sokal, David (Janet Woodward) Sokal, Eli (Kelly) Sokal, and Joe Sokal; dear brother of the late Chana Shamosh; dear brother-in-law of Amnon Shamosh; adored son of the late Dr. Ernestine and Saul Sokal; loving grandfather of Amy Sokal, Danny (Erica) Sokal, Evan Sokal, Lucy Hirsch, Ann Hirsch (Gene McHugh), Sam Hirsch, Jacob (Nora) Woodsey, Ira Woodward, Rebecca Elizabeth Sokal, and Andy Benjamin Sokal; cherished great grandfather of Yona, Bowen and Tevel Sokal, and Riley and Tobin Ernon Woodsey.
Services at SOL LEVINSON & BROS., INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road, at Mount Wilson Lane on Sunday, January 15, at 12 pm. Interment Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery - Berrymans Lane.
Please omit flowers. Contributions in his memory may be sent to Habonim Dror Camp Moshava 6101 Executive Blvd., Ste 319 Bethesda, MD 20852, National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018, or The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, c/o Rachael Bulmer, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163. On Saturday, January 14, the family will gather at the Ernest and Beverly Sokal home at 7121 Park Heights Avenue, Unit 603, Baltimore, MD 21215. Main and side dishes are welcomed and appreciated.
In mourning at the home of Dina Sokal and Alan Hirsch, 33 Caves Wood Lane, Owings Mills, MD 21117, following interment on Sunday, beginning at 3 pm to anyone wishing to honor Ernie. Guests will be welcomed through the prayer service to be led by Rabbi Ariel Walsh that evening at 6:30 pm. While main dishes will be provided by Donna's Restaurant, gifts of side dishes and desserts are welcomed and appreciated.