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Meyer Rosenberg, a former longtime resident of Memphis Tennessee, now residing in Lawrence New York passed away on August 30, 2013 at the age of 98. He is survived by his four children, Herschel L. (Frances) of Memphis, Tennessee, Anna Barbara Gold (Nathan) of Lawrence, New York, Sherry Gans (Moishe) of Lawrence, New York and Nechemiah (Esti) of Telz Stone, Israel; his 22 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and his 2 sisters, Leah Goldstein and Sonia Lamensdorf. He was born on December 24, 1915 in Poland and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Rosenberg. He was preceded in death by his brothers David, Henry, Joseph and Sam and his sisters Mendel Steinmark and Yetta Rubenstein. During his life he was involved in many charitable organizations, including the Anshei Sphard-Beth El Emeth Congregation and the Margolin Hebrew Academy, formerly the Memphis Hebrew Academy. He was the owner of Meyer's Bakery and was well known throughout the City of Memphis for his baking skills and more importantly for his kindness and generosity to everyone he met and was affectionately called "Uncle Meyer". He proudly served in the United States of America Army and was discharged on September 25, 1945 with an Accommodation for his performance as Military Chief Baker for all of the troops of the headquarters of the Seventh Army in Europe.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, September 1, 2013 at the Katzman Memorial Chapel at Anshei Sphard Cemetery located at 2160 Airways Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee. The family requests any memorials be sent to the Margolin Hebrew Academy-Feinstone Yeshivia of the South, 390 S. White Station Road, Memphis, Tennessee, 38117 or the Anshei Sphard-Beth El Emeth Congregation located at 120 East Yates Road N., Memphis, Tennessee, 38120.

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