Died September 30, 2012 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Born and raised in Trenton, NJ, he was the son of the late Louis Rothstein and Marie Cerone Rothstein. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Sheila Sherman Rothstein, and daughters; Stacy Ewart of Redondo Beach, CA and Cheryl Goldsby of Leesburg, VA, and sons-in laws, Glen Ewart and Dan Goldsby. He was adored grandfather to Emily Ewart, Kyla Goldsby and Logan Goldsby. He leaves a sister, Gayle Libke of Hobe Sound, FL, and numerous relatives and many friends who loved his sense of humor and great cooking.
Mr. Rothstein had been a systems analyst and had owned and operated Tri-Star Computer, Inc. in Northern Virginia before retiring to Ocean City 10 years ago.
A celebration of life will be held at a future date in Ocean City. In lieu of flowers a donation in his memory may be made to: Children's House by the Sea, P.O. Box 3627 Ocean City, MD 21843
Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.

Published in The Washington Post on Oct. 3, 2012