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Howard A. Pomerantz, fondly known to many as “Howie”, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Vassar Brothers Hospital. He was 79 years old. Howard was born on March 22, 1939 in Jersey City, NJ; he was the son of the late David and Ethel (Spellman) Pomerantz.
Howard was a retired member of the 156th Field Artillery Division of the United States Army National Guard where he served for over 32 years. He owned and operated Pomerantz Hardwood Flooring, installing wood flooring for families throughout the Hudson Valley. Howard was very community oriented and had belonged to the Kerhonkson Lions Club for 30 years. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Surviving are his wife Janice (Rose) Pomerantz whom he married on January 5, 1964; their children, Steven Pomerantz and his wife Beth of Massachusetts, Beth Eisgruber and her husband Eric of Highland, Craig Pomerantz and his wife Colleen Lynch of High Falls and Dawn Pomerantz and son-in-law Nick Ramundo of Brewster; his brother, Len Pomerantz and his wife Carol and Aaron Pomerantz and his wife Susan; seven grandchildren, Hannah, Andrew, Tyler, Brandon, Alexis, Paige and Priscilla; sister-in-law, Lauren Morosohk and her husband Allen; brother-in-law, Michael Rose and his wife Linda as well as several nieces, nephews and dear cousins.
Howard was predeceased by a brother Martin Pomerantz.
The family will be receiving friends on Sunday, April 15th from 11 am to 12pm. A funeral service will immediately follow at Humiston Funeral Home, Kerhonkson. Burial will be in the Kerhonkson Synagogue Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Howard’s name to Kerhonkson-Accord First Aid Squad, P.O. Box 67, Kerhonkson, NY 12446