Milton Weinberg

Milton Weinberg, 91, of Delray Beach, Fla., formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Riverside, Pa., passed away July 24.

Milton is survived by his wife, Judy, of 67 years; sons, Michael, Alan and Daniel; daughter, Miriam; grandchildren, Joshua, Nathan, David, Mandy, Beth, Jessie, Andrea, Jeffrey and Liana; and great-grandchild, Scarlett.

A memorial service was held at the Beth Israel Memorial Chapel, and burial was at the Eternal Light Cemetery of Delray Beach on July 27.

Milton was a World War II veteran, who fought at the Battle of the Bulge, in Belgium, Germany and France. He was appointed a chevalier by French President François Hollande and awarded the French Legion of Honor medal for his distinguished service in France during the war. From 1946 through 1964, Milton was employed in the retail liquor trade in Brooklyn, N.Y., with his brother, Archie. In 1964, he opened and operated Miltons' Kosher delicatessen of Bayside Queens, N.Y. In 1966, he moved with his family to Riverside, Pa., where he became the proprietor of Danville Stationery of Danville, Pa., until his retirement in 1987. In 1987, he moved with his wife, Judy, to Delray Beach, Fla., where he became active in the Jewish War Veterans, B'nai B'rith and the Huntington Lakes Players, where he performed in musicals, including The Pirates of Penzance, Annie Get Your Gun, the H.M.S. Pinafore and the Mikado. Milton was a member of Temple Anshei Shalom of Delray Beach, Fla., where he was a "regular" in the choir.

Shiva will be held Wednesday, from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and Friday, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the home of Michael and Phyllis Weinberg, 92 Abington Gardens Drive, South Abington Twp.

Donations can be made to Temple Anshei Shalom of Delray Beach, Fla., and/or Temple Israel of Scranton, Pa.


Funeral Home

Beth Israel Memorial Chapel
5808 West Atlantic Avenue Delray Beach, FL 33484

Published in Scranton Times on July 29, 2014