Allan Hersh, 89, of Worcester, died Jan. 7, a victim of Covid-19. He was the husband of Sandra Hersh. Born and raised in Worcester, he was the son of Ann and Samuel Hersh. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked at and was an eventual co-owner of The Boston Beef Company in Worcester. After that he became a meat entrepreneur, opening Falmouth Beef and Deli with his brother and later opening Allie’s Deli in Sarasota, featuring his signature sandwich, the “It-Allie.” In addition to his wife of 27 years, he is survived three children, Stephen and his wife, Dana, Andrea and her husband, Joel, and David and his wife, Holly; seven grandchildren, Jacob, Noah, Caleb, Eli, Sam, Rebecca, and Benjamin; four great-grandchildren, Asher, Desmond, Eliot and Rose; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Memorial contributions may be made to The Food Pantries for the Capital District –; The Ossining Food Pantry,; or Worcester County Food Bank – RICHARD PERLMAN OF MILES FUNERAL HOME OF HOLDEN


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