Seymour Wertheim

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Seymour Wertheim

Seymour Wertheim of Needham, MA passed away peacefully on September 12, 2022 at the age of 91. Beloved husband of more than 63 years of Arline Wertheim. Devoted father of Anne Fried and her husband Dan and David Wertheim and his wife Jodie. Loving Poppa to Lindsey Fried, Benjamin Wertheim and Rose Wertheim. Dear brother to the late Elaine Silbermintz and her husband Seymour and Leonard Wertheim and his wife Judy. Cherished uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Sy grew up in Brooklyn and was drafted into the Marine Corp shortly after starting college. After marrying Arline they moved to Brookline, MA and eventually Needham, MA where they lived for 55 years. Sy was most happy when he was with his family, often toasting to how lucky he felt to have the best family in the world. He will be deeply missed by all.

Services will be held privately. Shiva will be hosted by David and Jodie Wertheim on Wednesday after 5pm and Thursday from 1-3pm and again at 6pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

Craig Haller

Craig has been a resident of Brookline since 1987. His background includes, but is not limited to, pedagogy, engineering, special education advocacy, chaplain, and other boring things. Often dreams of a desert island with just him, his daughter, and a non-English speaking barista.