Marvin Ginsberg, 74 years of age, of Bloomfield, formerly of West Hartford, died Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at St. Francis Hospital. Born in Hartford, he was the son of the late Hyman and Rose (Fierstein) Ginsberg. He attended the University of Connecticut. Marvin and his brother Leonard Ginsberg founded Ginsberg Construction in Windsor specializing in commercial construction. He was a lifelong member of Beth El Temple of West Hartford and the United States Power Squadron.
He leaves his beloved wife of 20 years, Rochelle ‘Shelly’ (Waxman) Ginsberg; his brother, Leonard Ginsberg and his wife Deborah of Weddington, NC; his step-children, Jodi Baskin-Fahey and her husband Jeffrey of Trabuco Canyon, CA, and Dean Baskin and his wife Rebecca of New Britain; and three step-grandchildren, Kyle, Blake and Daniel. He also leaves his adored niece and nephews, Shelley Ginsberg-Naser and her children, Ryan, Matthew and Benjamin of Wallingford, Michael Ginsberg and his wife Patricia and their children, Jessica and Hillary of Wilbraham, MA, Steven Ginsberg and his sons, Jacob and Evan of Windsor, and Robert Ginsberg and his children, Lauren and Harrison of Cheshire.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 16, 2012 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Ave., Hartford with Rabbi Ilana Garber officiating. Interment will follow in the Beth El Temple Cemetery, Avon. A memorial period will be observed at his home, 33 High Hill Rd., Bloomfield, Friday following the interment. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Heart Association, 2550 US Highway 1, North Brunswick, NJ 08902 or to the Childrens Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation, 360 W. Schick Rd., Suite 23, #211, Bloomingdale, IL 60108. For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Marvin, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.