Michael Gerald Herman
25 April , 1943 – 10 August , 2019
Michael Gerald Herman, of Derry, New Hampshire, formerly of West Orange, New Jersey passed away on August 10, 2019, at the age of 76.
Beloved husband of Gail (Gilman) Herman, cherished father of Toby and Rachel Herman, loving brother of Dr. Arnold Herman.
Michael grew up in West Orange, New Jersey and graduated from West Orange High School in 1961. He worked for his family’s business, Spring Air Mattress Company, for over 40 years. He served in The National Guard from 1965 to 1970.
Michael was a lifelong member of B’nai Shalom and served as Vice President of the synagogue. He was a loyal volunteer of The Holocaust Council of Greater Metrowest for over a decade.
A history buff and an avid collector of political and editorial cartoons, Michael enjoyed time spent in local bookshops, cartoon galleries, and exhibits. A funeral will be held at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, August 13th at Sons of Jacob Cemetery in Danvers, Massachusetts. The family will be sitting shiva in Derry, New Hampshire through Monday, August 19th.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Michael’s memory to Jewish War Veterans of The United States of America.
- Graveside Funeral Service Tuesday, 13 August , 2019