Bernard Rosenberg, a 20-year resident of Coconut Creek, Fla., died May 4, 2005. He was 86.Bernard was born Sept. 17, 1919, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Morris Rosenberg and Molly Cohen. He spent his childhood in New York and attended Tilden High School in Brooklyn. Later, he attended college at the University of Maryland.Bernard married his wife, Thelma, on June 16, 1946. They had two children.Bernard was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He served in the South Pacific for five years in World War II, in New Caledonia, Guadalcanal, Moratia, Sansapos and Pawawan.He was a member of B’nai B’rith and the Anti-Defamation League. He was also a member of the Temple of Eloheem.He was a national sales manager for the Aberdeen Corp. of New York.Bernard liked to play tennis and play cards. He enjoyed swimming, attending shows and movies and going for walks.Bernard was preceded in death by his wife, who died April 20, 2001.He is survived by his sister, Arlene Nisman, of Brooklyn; son, Ed Rosenberg, of Glenwood Springs; daughter Marlene (Sandy) Widrich, of Coral Springs, Fla.; grandchildren Rachel Rosenberg, of Glenwood Springs, Dr. Jason (Stacy) Widrich, of Jacksonville, Fla., Steven Widrich, of North Miami, Fla., and Danny Widrich, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Bernard is also survived by his special friend Rebecca Rosenberg, of Glenwood Springs; and his companion, Pearl Ginsburg, of Boca Raton, Fla.A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at the Star of David in Fort Lauderdale.Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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