Honoring the Life by Telling the Story

Barry Hersh

September 4, 1940 - December 3, 2020
Mequon, WI



At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

University of Wisconsin - Stem Cell Research
1848 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53726-4090

Life Story / Obituary


Barry Neil Hersh found peace on December 3, 2020. He was born in Milwaukee on September 4, 1940 to Fred and Min (Cohn) Hersh, now deceased. Barry loved and is survived by his sister Sharon Hersh Rothstein, his nephew Rick (Frederick) Rothstein, his niece Jacquelynn Rothstein and her son Ben Daly. He leaves behind his very fine friends Neal and Sue Zechman.

Barry worked as a computer programmer starting in the days when computers were still new on the scene. He had a deep interest in acquiring knowledge about Judaism. He was an avid reader. Funeral services will be held privately at Second Home Cemetery. The family thanks Rabbi Marc Berkson for his kindness.

Memorials may be made to the University of Wisconsin Foundation: Stem Cell Research, 1848 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53726-4090.