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Arthur Louis Herring, 95, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., formerly of Worcester, died Dec. 9, in White Plains, N.Y. He was the widower of Ruth Herring. At 14 years of age, Arthur and his family left a small village in Lithuania and boarded the last ship leaving Cherbourg before war broke out in Germany. His family immigrated to the U.S. and settled in Worcester. In 1952, he founded Modern Manufacturing of Worcester and worked tirelessly building his window business. By 1971 he had 275 employees and was honored with the Small Businessman of the Year Award by the Worcester Chamber of Commerce. In the 1980s, he and his son Zachary built and donated the giant Menorah that still stands in Newton Square at Chanukah each year. He is survived by a son, Jonathan; a daughter, Debbie Spiro and her husband, Marc Spiro; a grandson, Perry Spiro; a granddaughter, Jennifer Aisenberg; and a sister, Marilyn Adelman. He was predeceased by a son, Zachary; a daughter, Abby; and a grandson, Nathan. Memorial contributions may be made to Chabad of Central Massachusetts, 22 Newton Ave., Worcester, MA 01602; or to Chabad of Bedford, 100 South Bedford Road, Suite 300, Bedford, NY 10549.

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