Earl-Hirsch-Obituary

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Earl A. Hirsch

Amherst, New York

Jun 12, 1927 – Oct 21, 2016

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HIRSCH - Earl A.October 21, 2016, beloved husband of Joan I. (nee Thorn); loving father of Tracy L. (Jennifer Warnes and daughter Jillian)and Torey L. (Sharon) Hirsch; dear grandfather of Trason, Jordon, T.J., and the late Brandon and Jacquie Hirsch; great-grandfather ofWaylon; brother of Eleanor...

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I've known Mr Hirsch since I was a young gymnast through Buffalo Turners. He was involved in the sport early on and was instrumental in the reorganization of Buffalo Turners as president. His expertise in judging set the standard for all other judges. One of my fondest memories of him was being judged at a Williamsville North-Amherst meet. As an all arounder, rings was not my best event. I remember specifically botching up a routine and he humorously scored me a perfect 10. Mr Hirsch was...

So very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers
Boyd and Debbie Bunce

To the Hirsch Family,
I met Mr. Hirsch when I was a Junior at Amherst High School. It was as a competitor at a HS Gymnastics Meet. Mr. Hirsch was one of the Officials assigned to Judge the Meet. His dignity and presence was inspiring and his quite manner in helping the athletes he critiqued was thoughtful and measured. He gave instruction while acknowledging an athletes effort. I continued to compete through College and every Official I encountered had the misfortune of being compared to...