William Erlich

January 30, 1922February 18, 2013

William Erlich of Newton, formerly of Milton, on Monday, February 18, 2013. For 61 years the beloved husband of Mary (Katz). Devoted father of Fred Erlich & his wife Ray, Rhonda Fried & her husband Ronald, Cheryl Rosen & her husband Richard. Loving Zayde of Jillian, Brittany and Jacob Erlich, Ariel, Rachel and Zachary Fried, Ilana, Adam and Daniel Rosen. Services at Levine Chapels, 470 Harvard Street, Brookline on Tuesday, February 19 at 12:00 noon. Interment at Sharon Memorial Park, 41 Dedham St.,Sharon. Shiva will be at the home of Fred and Ray Erlich following burial until 8PM, continuing on Wednesday and Thursday 2-4PM and 7-9PM, Friday 1-3PM, Saturday 7-9PM and Sunday 2-4PM. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl. SW, Washington, DC 20024 or to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 785, Mamaroneck, NY 10543.


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, February 19, 2013

William Erlich

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Evan and Mindy Berson

February 27, 2013

We are so sorry to hear about your father's passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your families. Please accept our deepest condolences and prayers.

Marci Sage

February 26, 2013

Dear Mary
I was so sad to hear of the passing of your dear husband. My thoughts and prayers arecwith you and your family.

Mark Scheier

February 21, 2013

Karyn and I were so saddened to hear of Willie's passing. Please let me know where shiva is. My email is


February 21, 2013

I am sorry for your loss.

Jerry Katz

February 20, 2013

Dear Everyone,
I was so moved by the wonderful eulogies you gave. The amount of warmth shown by Willie to my family will be cherished forever. Love to you all.

Leah Schraga

February 20, 2013

So sorry to loose such a strong, warm-hearted, joyful and inspiring individual in the world- a Zayde to me when I didnt have one. May you find comfort in family and memories at this sad time.Sending my love to you all.

February 20, 2013

Dear Mary
My condolences to you and your family. My thoughts are with you all.
Ruby Greenstein

Terry & John Spartichino

February 19, 2013

Fred, Ray and family: I am so sorry to hear about your father's passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

February 19, 2013

Fred, Ray and the rest of the family:
May the cherished memories of your father, husband, grandfather, and father-in-law comfort you in this difficult time. Our heartfelt condolences.

Karen Treiger

February 19, 2013

He will be terribly missed, but his memory will be deeply cherished. Our thoughts are with you today.