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1919 - 2013
KORNREICH, Dr. Jerome S. 94 years old, of Malvern, PA, formerly of Lexington on Friday, October 25, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Ruth (Jaffe) Kornreich. Devoted father of Marcy Miller and her husband Brian of Abingdon, VA and Dr. Laurie Katz and her husband Dr. L. Jay Katz of Radnor, PA. Cherished grandfather of Jacob Miller and his wife Stephanie, David Miller, and Aron Katz, Dr. Deborah Katz Morgenstern and her husband Freddy Morgenstern, and Jonathan Katz. Dear brother of the late Dr. Kenneth Kornrich of West Hartford, CT and Baltimore, MD. Born in Paterson, NJ, Jerry graduated with a BA in Psychology from Yale University in 1939 and earned a Ph.D. in Industrial Psychology in 1948, after serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II. During the war, Jerry served as Civilian Personnel Officer and attained the rank of Captain. He was Personnel Director for MKM Knitting Mills in Manchester, NH and VP of Human Resources for MA/COM in Burlington, MA. Jerry was an avid tennis player until the age of 85 and a 50 year member of Temple Isaiah in Lexington, MA. Graveside services will be held at the Westview Cemetery, 520 Bedford St, Lexington, Tues., Oct. 29 at 11AM. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Anti-Defamation League or the National MS Society. Levine Chapels, Brookline 617-277-8300 www.levinechapel.com
Published in The Boston Globe on Oct. 28, 2013
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