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Merton Hersh


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Merton Hersh Obituary
Merton Hersh, 92, of McKeesport, died Thursday, May 24, 2018. He was born May 30, 1925, in McKeesport, and is the son of the late Harry Hersh and the late Irene Einzig Hersh Stein. He was a World War II Army veteran with the 79th Division, 313th Infantry Regiment. He was awarded the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Ribbon with four Bronze Stars, the American Theater Campaign Ribbon, the Combat Infantry Badge, the World War II Victory Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was a member of Temple B'Nai Israel, the Allied War Veterans and a life member of the Jewish War Veterans and the Disabled American Veterans. Merton graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1950 with a bachelor of science degree in chemistry, and then in 1952 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Business Administration with a masters in merchandising and advertising. He is survived by many cousins and friends.
Friends will be received beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2018, at STRIFFLERS OF WHITE OAK CREMATION AND MORTUARY SERVICES, 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131, Sue Striffler Galaski, supervisor, 412 678 6177. Services with Rabbi Paul Tuchman officiating will take place at 2 p.m. at Temple Cemetery along with full military honors.
Published in Trib Total Media, online only on May 26, 2018
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