Sidney Salowitz, 89 of West Hartford, CT and Delray Beach, FL passed away December 8 surrounded by his loving family. Son of the late Jacob and Rose Salowitz, Sidney grew up in New Haven, CT, later moving to West Hartford in 1955. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Shirley (Korman)Salowitz, his daughters Susan and Randi Salowitz, his daughter-in-law Lynn Salowitz and his grandchildren Adam Salowitz and Erica and Marc Tardiff. He is also survived by his sister Dorothy (George) Saxton, his brother-in-law Jerome Korman, sister-in-law Lola Salowitz and many neices, nephews and devoted friends. Sidney served in the Military Police during World War II and was a member of the Jewish War Veterans – Post 45. Sidney graduated from American International College in Springfield, MA. He worked for over 25 years as a Sales Representative for Zep Manufactoring. After his retirement Sidney and Shirley spent their winters in Florida where he enjoyed playing tennis and continued his love of playing cards. His greatest pleasure was spending time with his family, especially his adoring grandchildren Adam and Erica. He always had a positive outlook on life and everyone who knew him saw him as a loving and gentile man. He was a man of great integrity and compassion. Sidney was predeceased by his loving and devoted son Mark Salowitz, his sister and brother-in-law Sylvia and Lester Fledman, his brother Morris Salowitz, sister-in-law Bunny Korman, his mother and father-in-law Fannie and Morris Korman and Randi’s long time companion Michael Lapierre. The family wishes to thank the entire staff of the Hebrew Home and Hospital, especially the Angels of 4 North and the Hospice Unit.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at 11:00am at Mishkan Israel Cemetery, Jewell Street, New Haven, CT, with Rabbi Alan Lefkowitz officiating. A memorial period will be observed following the service at the home of Sidney’s niece Lynn Stone, 600 Broadview Rd. Orange, CT. Shiva will be observed Thursday evening beginning at 7:00 pm at the home of his daughters Susan and Randi, 7L Talcott Forest Rd., Farmington, CT. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hebrew Home and Hospital, 1 Abrahms Boulevard, West Hartford, CT 06117 or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford. For further information, directions, or to sign guest book for Sidney, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.