Merle Weisman

Merle Weisman, 99, of New Haven, Connecticut. passed away on August 9, 2019. Merle was born in New Britain, Connecticut on September 15, 1919 and was married to the late Jerome Hershey. Together they are survived by their 4 children: Patricia Hershey Beutler of Lincoln, Nebraska, John Hershey of Long Island, New York, Teresa Hershey of Paris, France and Jennifer Hershey of New York, New York. She also leaves behind a large and loving family of 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Merle lived a long life filled with love, adventure, an adoring family and wonderful friends. She faced aging with dignity, grace, and courage. In doing so, she taught those around her to embrace life and to meet every day challenges with a smile and a sense of humor. She will be missed by those who knew and loved her.

A funeral service will be held Monday at the Mishkan Israel Cemetery Chapel, Whalley Ave., New Haven. The interment will be in the Mishkan Israel Cemetery.

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  1. Susan Floman said,

    08.12.19 at 7:52 am

    Dear Patty, John, Terry, and Jennifer,
    I was saddened to read of you mother’s passing. She was truly a hot ticket, and those deep blue eyes were always sparkling. Please know that I am thinking of you and that you have my deepest condolences.
    Susan Kaplan Floman

  2. Martin Bernstein said,

    08.12.19 at 8:17 am

    so sorry to hear of Merle’s passing. She was a fine lady.

  3. Wendy Weisman said,

    08.12.19 at 2:57 pm

    To all the members of Merle’s family,

    Please accept my deepest condolences upon Merle’s death. She was a special step mother to me for several years. She was a special lady who I will always remember dearly.

    Wendy Weisman

  4. buddy weisman said,

    08.12.19 at 3:28 pm

    Dear Patty, John, Terry and Jenny,

    Very sad to hear the news. The world has lost one of its bright lights and we shall now all be a little more in darkness.