Anne Rose (Gersten) Goldfield, 102 years of age, of West Hartford died Sunday, September 9, 2012. She was the widow of Max Goldfield. Born in Simsbury, she was the fourth child of fourteen children born to Samuel and Celia (Kaufman) Gersten. She graduated from Simsbury High School and from Mt. Sinai Hospital School of Nursing. Anne pursued a career in nursing until she married Max Goldfield. She later became a licensed real estate agent. She was an original member and strong supporter of Beth El Temple of West Hartford, an avid golfer for many years at the former Cliffside Country Club, and she enjoyed bridge, mahjong and vanilla ice cream. She leaves her children, Dr. Michael D. Goldfield and his wife Ronnie of Hillsborough, CA, Attorney H.P. Goldfield and his wife Kristin Mannion of Washington, DC, and daughter-in-law Joan Goldfield of New York City; grandchildren, Ari Goldfield and his wife Rose, Deborah Ross and her husband Darren, Amanda Sarno and her husband David, Alexis Leven and her husband Seth, Max Goldfield and Emma Goldfield; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Isabella, Olivia, Chloe and Aiden; brother Attorney Aaron Gersten and his wife Attorney Sandra Gersten of West Hartford; and sisters, Minnie Sandick and Edith Scott both of West Hartford. She was predeceased by her son Attorney Alfred S. Goldfield; brothers, Maurice Gersten, Charles Gersten, Raymond Gersten, Joseph Gersten and Harold Gersten; and sisters Ruth Rome, Dora Bailey, Esther Spiegelman, Sara Spurr and Ethel Liss.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Ave., Hartford with Rabbis James Rosen and Stanley M. Kessler officiating. Interment will follow in the Emanuel Synagogue Cemetery, 1361 Berlin Turnpike, Wethersfield. The family will sit shiva Wednesday following the interment and Thursday from 3:00-5:00 PM and 7:00-9:00 PM at her home, 61 Craigmoor Rd., West Hartford 06107. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions will be made to the Max & Anne Goldfield Fund, c/o Beth El Temple, 2626 Albany Ave., West Hartford 06117. For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Anne, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.