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Jack Joel Herman

March 23, 1949 ~ November 13, 2018 (age 69)

Jack Joel Herman, 69, of Colchester, beloved husband of the late Harriet (Cohn) Herman passed away unexpectedly Sunday (Nov. 11, 2018) at home. Born March 23, 1949 in New York City, he was the son of the late and Harry and Anna (Lerner) Herman. He was a graduate of Bacon Academy and UCONN School of Pharmacy.  Upon graduation from pharmacy school in 1972, Jack married Harriet and shortly thereafter opened Nathan Hale Pharmacy in Moodus, CT.  Jack's passion was helping his customers.  He spent many tireless hours at the pharmacy as it was his sense of pride and joy.  He truly went above and beyond for everyone that he encountered from customers to his family.  His family also brought him much joy throughout his life.  He was a loving husband, father, uncle, brother-in-law and poppy.  He is survived by his children and their spouses, Philip and Gabrielle Herman of Livingston, NJ and Amy and Jason Rubinstein of Bedford Corners, NY; four grandchildren, Asher and Oliver Herman and Max and Carlie Rubinstein; and numerous extended family members and friends.  The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 13th at 2 pm in the Sanctuary of Congregation Ahavath Achim, 84 Lebanon Avenue, Colchester with Rabbi Kenneth Alter, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Ahavath Achim Cemetery, Gillette's Lane, Colchester and Minyan will be observed at 6 pm at the synagogue.  Shiva will be observed at the family home (89 Park Road, Colchester) on Wednesday, Nov. 14th and Thursday, Nov. 15th starting at 1 pm with Minyan at 7 pm each evening.  Donations in his memory may be made to Congregation Ahavath Achim, P.O. Box 5, Colchester, CT 06415.  Care of arrangements has been entrusted to the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester.  May his memory be for a blessing.

In accordance with Jewish Funeral Custom, please refrain from offering floral tributes or the services.

Donations may be made to:

Congregation Ahavath Achim
P.O. Box 5, Colchester CT 06415
Tel: 1-860-537-2809

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