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1940 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
ROTHENBERG, Leon Of Newton Highlands, MA, died suddenly, but with family by his side on July 13, 2016. He was born on February 18, 1940 in Boston, the 2nd son of two 1st generation Jewish immigrants from the Ukraine, Rose Mezikofsky Rothenberg and Morris Rothenberg. Leon grew up in Roxbury and Brighton. He was a graduate of Boston Latin High School Class of 1956, and Hebrew Teachers College Class of 1956, and Harvard College Class of 1960.He married his beloved wife Judy Rothenberg née Rosen on June 30, 1963.Leon is survived by beloved wife of 53 years, Judy; sons and daughters-in-law: Steve and Kimberly of Hopkinton, NH, and Mike and Rachel of Valley Village, CA; brothers and sisters-in-laws: Eugene and Judie of Rumson, NJ and Stanley and Carol of Waterford, ME; three grandchildren: Olivia and Owen Rothenberg, and Gracie Hannon; along with five nieces and nephews. Services will be held at Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Ave, Boston (parking on the Riverway) on Sunday, July 17,2016 at 10:00 am. Following the interment at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St, Sharon, the family will be sitting shiva at their home in Newton until 8:00 pm and continuing Monday and Tuesday from 2-8 pm. In lieu of flowers remembrances in Leon's honor can be made to the Mayhew Program, P.O. Box 120, Bristol, NH 03222 www.mayhew.org Brezniak-Rodman Funeral Directors brezniakrodman.com "Family Owned"

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Published in The Boston Globe from July 15 to July 16, 2016
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