Shirley Doris Zoosman Hersh, 91, of Springfield, died Jan. 26 at the Jewish Nursing Home. She was the widow of Leonard Hersh. Born in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Sonia Zoosman. She served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. She served as one of the first women employees of the U.S. Postal Service from 1961 until her retirement. She also served as a post commander of the Jewish War Veterans, where she assisted veterans at Leeds for more than four decades. She is survived by two sons, Stuart and Bryant; a daughter-in-law, Michele Hersh; a brother, Robert Zoosman; grandchildren, Marcus, Alan, Natalie and Timothy; and nearly 20 nieces and nephews. Mermorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME