Rosenthal, Jean A.
Jean A. Rosenthal, 91 of Binghamton went to be with the Lord and her beloved husband David N. Rosenthal of over 60 years on Saturday December 2, 2017. Jean was an advocate of fine arts and paid tribute to her life passion through teaching others her incredible skills of poetry, painting, ceramics, and turning various found materials in glorious works of Art. Jean was a longtime active member of St. Mark's Church. Jean was the Director of Activities at River Mede Manor from 1967 - 1976 instilling her love for Art and encouragement of participation of activities upon the residents there. In 1976 Jean left River Mede to pursue a personal endeavor of opening her own Art Gallery and teaching Art classes. For the next 20 years Jean owned and operated Atelier Studio first on Front Street and then from her home in Chenango Bridge. Jean was predeceased by her husband David Rosenthal, Binghamton; Mother Claire Harris, Binghamton and her two sons William A. Rosenthal and Mark B. Rosenthal. Jean is survived by daughter in law Victoria Rosenthal, Smith Mountain Lake, VA; brother Jay Harris, Texas and her 5 grandchildren Kristi Reese and husband Jason, Endwell; Jeffrey Rosenthal and wife Nevia, Las Vegas, NV; Joshua Rosenthal and wife Katie, Binghamton; Jacob Rosenthal and wife Amy, Raleigh, NC; Shelley Sterlitz and husband David, San Marcos, CA plus 6 great grandchildren Jaxon Reese, Lucas Rosenthal, Maxwell, Ryan, Gracie Jane and Devin Sterlitz. Family members living in Florida are her brother in law Henry Perl, a niece Aby Smith and their children, Mindy and Jeremy; a nephew and his wife Mr. and Mrs. Barry Perl; plus many caring and dear friends. Some of the grandchildren's fondest memories with "Garma" are playing chess, doing puzzles, listening to old records, her amazing cooking and creating whimsical works of art. A special thank you to Vestal Parks Nursing Home for always ensuring Jean was loved and taken care of. You hold a special place in our hearts. The family will welcome friends to a memorial service held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 728 River Road, Chenango Bridge on Saturday January 13, 2018 at 1:00pm, with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mark's Episcopal Church in memory of Jean. Arrangements made by AEGIS CREMATION & FUNERAL SERVICES, 196 Clinton St. Binghamton, New York.
Published by Press & Sun-Bulletin on Dec. 10, 2017.