Robert I. Rosenberg

Robert I. Rosenberg, 74, of New Fairfield, husband of Diane (Schaefer) Rosenberg died on Thursday morning, October 6, 2016 at Danbury Hospital.

Mr. Rosenberg was born in New York, NY, November 25, 1941, son of Herbert and Augusta (Gabriel) Rosenberg.

He attended New York schools, Taft High School and Long Island University where he attained his Bachelor of Science degree. A former educator, Mr. Rosenberg was an educator with the New York City School system where he was a science instructor.

A resident of New Fairfield for the past 41years coming from New York, Mr. Rosenberg was a co-owner of the former North St. Hardware Store. Active in the New Fairfield community and Democratic politics, he was a former chairman of the New Fairfield Democratic Town Committee.

He enjoyed golf, NY Yankee baseball and the time shared with his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife of 50 years, he is survived by a son Jason; a daughter Jill; sister Janet and grandchildren, Jacob, Benjamin, Duncan and Talia.

Funeral services will take place on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 10 am in the United Jewish Center, 141 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury.

Burial will follow in the United Jewish Center Cemetery, Gray’s Bridge Rd., Brookfield.

A Period of Mourning (Shiva) will be observed at the Rosenberg residence on Sunday following the graveside burial services with Minyan at 7pm.

Contributions in Bob’s memory may be made to Regional Hospice and Home Care, 30 Milestone Rd., Danbury, CT 006810 or to a charity of one’s own choosing.

Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury is in charge of arrangements.

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