Herbert Halpert

Obituary of Herbert Halpert

Herbert Halpert, age 86, a 20 year resident of Las Vegas and formerly of New York and Whittier, died Monday, October 1, 2012. Herb was born August 28, 1926 in New York, NY to the late Samuel and the late Yetta (Sachs) Halpert. He served with the occupied forces at the end of WWII. Herb worked in sales and had many hobbies including cards, golf and tennis. He served as president of the Optimist club in Whittier. Herb is survived by his wife of 59 years, Thelma Halpert, children Gary (Randi) Halpert of Westlake Village CA and Debra Storosh-Halpert of Los Angeles; grandchildren Stephanie Halpert of Seattle, Jennifer Halpert of West Hills CA, Tori Storosh of New York NY and Matthew Storosh of Los Angeles; sister Edith Riemer of CA; and sister in law Kathleen Halpert of Allentown PA. The funeral will be held at 9:20 am on Friday, October 5, 2012 at the Veterans Cemetery, 1900 Buchanan Blvd. in Boulder City, NV. Contributions in Herb's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc. or a cancer research organization. .