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Dr. Eugene David Rothenberg

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Dr. Eugene David Rothenberg

AGE: 84 • Rumson and Clearwater, FL

Dr. Eugene David Rothenberg, 84, of Rumson, NJ, and Clearwater, FL, died July 29th, 2017

He was born on December 5th, 1932 in Boston Lying-in Hospital, the first son of two first generation Jewish immigrants from the Ukraine, Rose Mezikofsky Rothenberg and Morris Rothenberg. Eugene grew up in Roxbury and Brighton, MA. He was a graduate of Boston Latin High School class of 1949, Cum Laude graduate of Boston University class of 1953, and Tufts Medical School class of 1957. He served his internship and residency (OBGYN) at the University of Illinois and graduated in 1964. He was a past President of the Medical Staff at Monmouth Medical Center, Director of the Department of OBGYN of Monmouth Medical Center, Recipient of the Golden Merit award upon completion of 50 years of distinguished service as a practicing doctor, and a former board member of Planned Parenthood of Central NJ. Dr. Eugene Rothenberg served with distinction on the Board of Directors of three public REITs as follows: Monmouth Capital Corporation for 6 years, Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation for 6 years and UMH Properties, Inc. for 36 years.

He married his beloved wife, Judith Rothenberg née Goldstein on November 21st, 1959. Dr. Rothenberg is predeceased by his brother Leon Rothenberg. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Judith, his two daughters, Jill Adler of Marblehead, MA, and Ava Lawrence of Palm Harbor, FL, his brother Stanley of Waterford, ME, and his grandchildren, Virginia and Jack.

The funeral service will be at 10:15am at Congregation B'nai Israel, 171 Ridge Rd, Rumson, NJ, on Thursday August 3rd, 2017. Interment will follow at B'nai Israel Cemetery, Tinton Falls. The family will begin Shiva by receiving people at Salt Creek Grille in Rumson at 1:30pm.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 2, 2017
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