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It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Herb Rosen

Friday, August 3, 2018  

Herb Rosen, 94, husband of Shirley, nee Fishman; father of Gail Rosen, Diane (Larry) Edwards and the late Barry Rosen; grandfather of Spencer, Caitlyn and Keenan Edwards; uncle of Art Fein. Herb was a WWII Marine Air Corps Veteran who took part in the 1944 invasion of Guam. He also served in the Jewish War Veterans of Illinois as Commander of posts 700 and 800. In 2013, Herb was able to participate in the Veterans Honor Flight from Chicago. After the war, Mr. Rosen graduated from I.I.T in 1950 and worked for H.A. Phillips & Co., an industrial ammonia refrigeration equipment manufacturer for 54 years before retiring in 2004 as Chief Engineer. He was active in RETA (Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association) and even served as National President in 1977 and National Treasurer for 20 years. 


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