Riverside Memorial Chapel

21 West Broad Street, Mount Vernon, NY


Melvin S. Hirshowitz

December 11, 1938May 27, 2019

Melvin S. Hirshowitz, age 80, of New Rochelle, New York passed away on Monday May 27, 2019. Melvin was born December 11, 1938 in the Bronx and was the son of Samuel and Lillian Hirshowitz. He is survived by his devoted wife Susan Bonnie Hirshowitz and beloved daughters Lauren Alison and Emily Sara a Sister Judith Hirshowitz Golomb and his nephews and nieces David Edelson, Lisa Beyrooty, Scott Hirsh, Lisa Michael and Robin Freedman. Melvin was a 1963 Harvard Law School graduate and operated a private practice in New York city for many years. Besides his parents Melvin was predeceased by his brother Norman Hirshowitz in 1999. A Funeral Service for Melvin will be held Sunday, June 2, 2019 12:00PM at The Riverside Memorial Chapel 21 West Broad Street Mount Vernon, NY 10552. Following the Funeral Service, Interment will be at The Beth David Cemetery, 300 Elmont Road Elmont NY. For any additional information please contact the Riverside Memorial Chapel at 914-664-6800 Contributions in Melvin's memory can be made to AMERICAN FRIENDS OF MAGEN DAVID ADOM 352 Seventh Ave, Suite 400 New York, New York 10001. www.afmda.org

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.riversidememorialmountvernon.com for the Hirshowitz family.


  • Chapel Service Sunday, June 2, 2019
  • Chapel Service Sunday, June 2, 2019
  • Interment Sunday, June 2, 2019


Melvin S. Hirshowitz

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Leona Newman

June 1, 2019

To Bonnie and Family,
We want to extend our deepest sympathy to all on the loss of Mel. May fond memories bring you comfort at this difficult time.
Sincerely, Leona and Howell Newman

Peter Minkow

May 31, 2019

So sorry for your loss. I remember Mel as a gentle spirit.
First cousin, Peter.