Hersh Bobrow
BOBROW, Hersh Bobrow, D.D.S., 90, of Key Biscayne, FL and Westbrook died Saturday, October 15, 2005. Born in the Bronx, NY, he was the son of the late Frank and Tillie (Ginsberg) Bobrow. He grew up in Hartford and lived in West Hartford and Stannard Beach, Westbrook. Currently he resided in Key Biscayne, FL and Westbrook. He was a Lieutenant Senior Grade Officer in the U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a graduate of the University of Connecticut and Temple University Dental School in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Bobrow did an internship at the former City Hospital in Hartford. He practiced dentistry in Hartford and Bloomfield for over 45 years before he retired. Dr. Bobrow was a past president of the Hartford County and Connecticut State Dental Societies. He was a member of the former Level Lodge No. 137 A.F. & A.M., Clinton Country Club, and the Key Biscayne Golf and Tennis Association. Dr. Bobrow was a founding member of Beth El Temple of West Hartford. He leaves his wife of 65 years, Raelea (Shenker) Bobrow; three daughter, Nancy Gitlin and her husband Richard of West Hartford, Donna Forsyth and her husband Robert of University Park, FL, and Jill Bobrow of Warren, VT; eight grandchildren, Jeffrey Gitlin and his wife Carolyn, David Gitlin and his wife Stephanie, Michael Gitlin and his wife Kris Anne, Alexa Forsyth, and Sabrina Stedman; nine great-grandchildren, Alexander, Melissa, Jack, Wyatt, William, Joseph, Sophie, Samantha and Maxwell Gitlin; two sisters-in-law, Helen Shenker of FL, and Marlene Warner and her husband Sanford of CA; several nieces and nephews and dear friends. He was predeceased by his brother, Dr. Aaron Bobrow, by his sister, Sarah Weinstein and by a son-in-law, William Stedman. Funeral services were held Sunday, October 16, 2005 with interment in Beth El Temple Cemetery, Avon. Due to the holiday of Sukkot, an abbreviated Shiva will be observed through Monday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Nancy Gitlin, 31 Mountain Farms Rd. West Hartford. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford. For further information or to share memories of Dr. Bobrow with his family, please visit online at

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