Graveside service for Gershon M. Weinberg, 97, of Rainbow City formally of Anniston, will be 2 p.m. today at The Temple Bethel Portion of Hillside Cemetery with Rabbi David Baylinson officiating. Mr. Weinberg died Friday afternoon at his residence. Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Patricia Weinberg; daughter, Cheryl "Chickie" Rosen and husband Steve of North Brook IL; son, Barry Weinberg and wife Lyn of Bethesda MD; six grandchildren; and six great grandchildren; special nieces, Barbara Parker, and Judy Quinn; and special sister-in-law, Lucy Hindman and husband Norman. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Mr. Weinberg lived in Calhoun County from 1977-2006 then moved to Rainbow City from 2006-until his passing. He was member of the Rotary club where he was honored with the Paul Harris award. He was president of the Alabama Restaurant Association in Calhoun County. He was member of the Chamber of Commerce and 1995 small business leader of the year. He was on the board of Crimestoppers and of Cerebral Palsy. Mr. Weinberg helped start the March of Dimes walk in Calhoun County. He was a member of Temple Bethel for over 35 years where he held the office of President. He was a Mason-Shriner for 60 years at Lodge 112 St. Louis Park Minnesota. The family would like to extend special thanks to Glenda, Tammy, Barbie and all the staff at Lawley Hospice. The family request no food or flowers. Donations may be made to the Gershon Weinberg fund with the Anniston Public Library or the Rainbow City Fire and Rescue. Online condolences made at www.graybrownservice.com
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Published in The Anniston Star on Aug. 3, 2014