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Born in New York City on August 2, 1922, the son of Louis and Jennie Altman, HERMAN "Hal" ALTMAN, beloved husband of 66 years of Ruth Greenstein Altman died on January 13, 2013 in the Potomac Valley Nursing Home in Rockville, MD. A World War II veteran, he fought in the European Theatre of War with the 145th Engineer Battalion as a Medic. He was awarded a number of medals for his service including the Bronze Star medal for bravery. He was the very much loved father of Eva and the late Dr. Robert Altman and Dr. Philip Altman of Huntington Beach, CA; grandpa of Josiah "Josh" Altman, Gail Waung, Lauren Whiting and Sarah Altman; great-grandfather of Ryan, Devon, Alexandra and Adrianna; brother of Gwen Mones; devoted brother-in-law of Jack and Hannah Greenstein. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at HINES-RINALDI FUNERAL HOME, 11800 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD at 11 a.m. Interment Judean Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to JSSA, 6123 Montrose Rd., Rockville, MD 20852. Arrangements by HINES-RINALDI FUNERAL HOME, INC. under Jewish Funeral Practices Committee of Greater Washington Contract.

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Published in The Washington Post on Jan. 14, 2013
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