Evalyn (Jartman) Herskowitz, 97 years of age, of Norwalk, CT, a former resident of New Britain, died on Saturday, August 20, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late Sidney J. Herskowitz. Born in New Britain on September 23, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Israel and Bessie (Block) Jartman. She leaves her two sons, Richard Herskowitz and his wife Paula of Charlotte, NC, and Israel Herskowitz and his wife, Deborah, of Norwalk, CT, and two beloved grandsons, Daniel Herskowitz and Dr. Jeremy Herskowitz. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her son, Steven Herskowitz, and her brother, Nathan Jartman. Evalyn’s family would like to acknowledge the staff of Brightview on New Canaan, Norwalk and Cedar Mountain Commons/Jefferson House, Newington for the compassionate care that she received from them.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 in the Beth Alom Cemetery, 46 Allen St., New Britain, CT with Rabbi Mark Lipson officiating. Shiva will be observed at the home of Deborah and Israel Herskowitz, 130 Fillow St #31, Norwalk, CT from 7 to 9 PM on Tuesday evening. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hadassah or to the CT Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital. Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford, CT. For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Evalyn please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.