WERTHEIM--Samuel, of New York City passed away at his home on March 31, 2014 at the age of 94 surrounded by his loving family. He was a Holocaust survivor and one of the Schindler Juden of Schindler's List. He was preceded in death by his first wife of 52 years Edith Wertheim, and is survived by his second wife, Ester Szechtman Wertheim. He is also survived by his son Elliot Wertheim (son of Edith) and daughter-in-law Ellen, their son and Samuel's beloved grandson Aaron, his wife Alina and their baby daughter Jordan. Through his marriage to Ester, he also leaves behind a devoted extended family, including two daughters, Helen Selzer and her daughter and Gloria Boritz, her husband Randy and their two sons. He will be deeply missed and remembered by his family and friends.
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Published in The New York Times on Apr. 6, 2014