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Herbert A. Rosenberg

August 22, 1923 ~ March 2, 2020 (age 96)

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Herbert A. Rosenberg, 96, passed away March 2, 2020 at Holyoke Soldiers Home surrounded by his family. Born and raised in Holyoke on August 22, 1923, he was the son of Meyer and Bessie (Laskey) Rosenberg. He was a Holyoke High graduate and worked at his father's bakery before joining the Navy in 1943. He served in Japan and China until 1946. He worked at Piels Brewery and Holyoke Community College in the maintenance dept. after the service. Herbie was predeceased by his loving wife, Rita (Cucher) of over 50 years, brother Billy, sister, Charlotte Smith and step daughter, Carol. He is survived by his stepchildren, Mike (Debra) Bakes,  Francis Bakes, and Bill (Tina) Bakes, and nieces, Robyn Forbes and Laura Evans. Funeral Services with Military Honors will be celebrated at the MA Veterans Cemetery, Aqawam

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