Obituaries

Published on December 7th, 2017 | by WMJledger

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HAMBURG

Gerald Hamburg, 90, of Longmeadow, died Oct. 20 at the Jewish Nursing Home. He was the husband of Matalie Goodman Hamburg. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., he was the son of the late Harry Hamburg and Ida Gottfried Ritter. He moved to Moodus, Conn. at age 5, then later lived in Hartford where he attended Weaver High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Maritime and was stationed in New London, Conn. He worked for Grody Chevrolet and Sigourney Service and had a diploma as a Carter Carburator Repair Man. He moved to Springfield 1951, to work for his in-laws in the Franklin Hardware Corporation. He and his wife later bought and ran Hardware Service Center in Chicopee. He worked for 18 years at Interstate Building Supply in Southwick, and retired at age 82. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Gail Antokal of Wilbraham and Susan Johnson of Southwick; five grandsons, Michael Foint and his wife, Michelle, and their daughters Gina and Gabriella, of Southwick, Aaron Foint and his wife Julie of Webster, and their children, George and Anna, Noah Foint and his wife Sara of Southwick and their son, Brody, Paxton and Gavin, Caleb Foint and his wife Molly of Collinsville Conn. and their daughter, Anjali, and Avi Foint and his wife Yaeli of Cambridge; two brothers-in-law, Marvin Konick of Silver Spring, MD, and Dr. Jack Goodman and his wife, Fredrica, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; and many nieces and nephews. Gerald was predeceased by his stepfathers, Morris Goldberg, Samuel Darling, and Nathan Ritter; his parents-in-law, Joseph H. Goodman and Beatrice Alpert Goodman; and a sister-in-law, Charlotte Goodman Konick. Memorial contributions may be made to Congregation B’nai Torah, The Cancer Society, or the Alzheimer’s Association.

ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME


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