Herzfeld, Elsa, a resident of Montgomery, AL passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2012 after a brief illness. Mrs. Herzfeld was born in Saar-Louis, Germany on February 25, 1919. She and her family immigrated to the United States in 1937. She married Dr. John Herzfeld in 1943. They lived in Nashville, TN until moving to Montgomery in 1997. Dr. Herzfeld passed away in 2003. Mrs. Herzfeld was preceded in death by her parents Isidore and Selma May and her brother Max May. She is survived by one son, Robert (Linda) of Montgomery, AL, two grandsons, Mark (Jacquelynn) of League City, TX and Robert (Katherine) of Atlanta, GA, and four great-grandchildren (Joshua, Caroline, Zachary, and Robert). The family would like to thank her caregivers, Loretta McGhee, Linda Thomas, and Annie Franklin for their years of dedication and to Lela Carrick and Elizabeth Ivey for their recent assistance. The family would also like to acknowledge Drs. Samuel Saliba and Thomas Kincer for their compassionate care. Memorial services will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to PBS, NPR, Temple Beth Or, The Metropolitan Opera, or the
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Published in the Montgomery Advertiser from Nov. 17 to Nov. 18, 2012