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February 9, 2018

Written by the family

Herman Milton Disler, age 88, of Lake Mary, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, surrounded by his family and friends. One of four children, he was born on Feb. 18, 1929, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, to Myer and Mary Forman Disler, of blessed memory. An educator for many years, Herman served in the US Army, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Reserves. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Providence College. On June 23, 1955, in Boston, he married the former Elaine Palman, his wife of over 62 years, who survives him.

A resident of Lake Mary for two years, Herman and Elaine lived in the Boston area for many years, before a sojourn in Southern California for six years. Herman also leaves behind his devoted children—Michael (Dorothy) of Lake Mary, Richard of Ipswich, Mass., David (Robin) of Richmond, Va., Mark of Lake Mary, and Gregory (Carolyn) of Avondale, Penn. He was the very proud grandfather of Jennifer (Matthew), Kelly (Stephen), Matthew, Emily and Michelle; and great-grandfather of Bradley. He was predeceased by his siblings—Henry, Blanche and George.

A funeral service, with full military honors, was held on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, in the pavilion at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery with Rabbi Arnold Siegel of Jewish Family Services officiating. In memory of Herman M. Disler, the family requests contributions to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123-2718.

Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810, 407-599-1180.


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