Sherman Krawitz, 89, of Kingston
KINGSTON >> Sherman Krawitz, 89, of Kingston, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his family.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Max and Anna (Kalt) Krawitz. He was a graduate of Syracuse University and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, from 1952-54. He met and married Toby Oslin in 1957. The couple moved to Kingston in 1994. He earned a living as a stockbroker, and his favorite pastimes were stamp collecting and fly-fishing on the Esopus Creek.
Sherman is survived by his wife, Toby Krawitz of Kingston; three daughters and their families, Robin Krawitz of Wilmington, Del.; Susan Krawitz and her daughter, Hannah Munson, of Stone Ridge, N.Y.; and Anne Krawitz, her husband Carlton Harris, and their children, Emma Harris and Max Harris of Philadelphia, Pa.
A graveside service will be held at Montrepose Cemetery in Kingston at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, with Rabbi Yael Romer of Congregation Emanuel officiating. Shiva will be observed at home from Sunday through Thursday between 5 and 8 p.m.
The family requests that memorial donations be made to Jewish Family Services of Ulster County, 280 Wall St., Kingston, N.Y. 12401, or Hudson Valley Hospice, 400 Aaron Court, Kingston, N.Y. 12401.
Simpson-Gaus Funeral Home, 411 Albany Ave., is honored to assist the family with the arrangements.
Online condolences may be left for the family of Sherman by visiting www. SimpsonGaus.com.