Obituary: Edith M. Rosenthal


Obituary: Edith M. Rosenthal


Date: May 29, 2012
by: Observer Staff



Edith M. Rosenthal, of Longboat Key, died May 18. She was 86.

Mrs. Rosenthal was born July 15, 1925, in Berlin.

Mrs. Rosenthal came to Longboat Key from Yorktown Heights, N.Y., where she taught fifth and sixth grade and raised her family. Her passions were many: travel, golf, tennis, bridge, skiing, sailing, theater, music, entertaining and anything with Henry, her loving husband of 62 years.

She is survived by her husband, Henry; brother, David Lewin; daughters, Nanette “Nina” Sheftman and Carrie Rosenthal; son, Thomas “Rosie”; best friend, Rita Wolfson; five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, N.Y., 10163-4777,


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