Linda Hershberg

Obituary of Linda Hershberg



  Linda Hershberg, the daughter of the late Jacob Kaufman and late Miriam Sharaf Kaufman died Thursday, August 10 from complications of lung cancer.   She is survived by Daniel, her beloved husband of 54 years.  She was a devoted mother of her four children Deborah Ellenbogen (Hershel) of Sharon, MA, Adam Hershberg (Amy) of Slingerlands, NY, Micah Hershberg (Allison) of Pasadena, CA and Rachel Hershberg of Castro Valley, CA.  She was a loving grandmother of ten grandchildren, Leah, Yakov, Dov, Shira, Binyamin and Yishai Ellenbogen, Luke, Jacob, Jordan and Jeremy Hershberg. In addition, she is survived by a brother, Paul Kaufman, of Cleveland, OH and a sister, Gail Kaufman Silber (Bob), of Centennial, CO.  She is also survived by two brothers-in-law, Philip Hershberg of Needham, MA and David Hershberg (Arline) of Port Jefferson, NY and a number of nieces and nephews.


The funeral will take place at the Levine Memorial Chapel, 649 Washington Avenue, Albany at 2:00 PM on Sunday, August 13.  Burial will follow at Temple Israel Cemetery on Western Avenue in Guilderland.  Shiva will be observed on Sunday, August 13 through Thursday, August 17 at 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the Hershberg residence.  Contributions may be made to the Joseph Hershberg Middle School Fund at the Hebrew Academy of the Capital District, 54 Sand Creek Road, Albany, NY  12205 or charity of your choice.