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Obituary - HOWARD "HOWIE" ROSENFELD

 


Howard Rosenfeld (Chaim ben Tzvi Hersh), age 72, of Orlando, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, at Florida Hospital—Orlando. A New York City native, he was born on Nov. 12, 1946, to the late Harry and Sarah Rose Parker Rosenfeld.

He was a high school graduate; later enlisting in the U.S. Army. Prior to his enlistment, Howie married the former Madelyne Shankman on May 14, 1966, in Smithfield, North Carolina. During his military service, Howie served as an MP, earning distinction as a Sharpshooter and Pistol Expert. Following his time in the Army, Howie became a New York City policeman. In the early 1970s, he was recognized for saving the lives of 7 people during a robbery.

After their retirements, Howie and Madelyne retired to the Orlando area in 1986. In addition to Maddy, his wife of nearly 53 years, Howard is survived by his son, Scott (Tracy); grandchildren, Anthony and Angelina; and his sister-in-law, Arlene (Dan) Maikisch.

A funeral service was held at Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel with Rabbi Rick Sherwin officiating. Burial was at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell.

In memory of Howard “Howie” Rosenfeld, the family requests contributions to the National Kidney Foundation (www.kidney.org)

Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando FL 32810. 407-599-1180 http://www.bethshalommemorialchapel.com.

 

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