Ronald Hermann Obituary

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Ronald B Hermann

November 18, 1931 - June 11, 2014
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Ronald B. Hermann, 82, died peacefully in his home in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He is survived by his wife, France Tessier Hermann; his sister, Carol Goodman (Robert), his daughters, Jennifer Hermann, Sarah Hermann Russell (Glenn), and Alexandria Hermann; his son, Jesse Hermann (Julie), grandchildren, Eric, Matthew, and Bennett Hermann, and Allyson and Alexis Russell; and stepsons, Jonathan and Matthieu McClintock. Ron was born in Brooklyn, NY to Lillian and Jacob Hermann on November 18, 1931. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1953 and attended graduate school at New York University after serving in the Army. He...
Ronald B. Hermann, 82, died peacefully in his home in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He is survived by his wife, France Tessier Hermann; his sister, Carol Goodman (Robert), his daughters, Jennifer Hermann, Sarah Hermann Russell (Glenn), and Alexandria Hermann; his son, Jesse Hermann (Julie), grandchildren, Eric, Matthew, and Bennett Hermann, and Allyson and Alexis Russell; and stepsons, Jonathan and Matthieu McClintock. Ron was born in Brooklyn, NY to Lillian and Jacob Hermann on November 18, 1931. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1953 and attended graduate school at New York University after serving in the Army. He built General Automotive Specialty Company, a company founded by his father and uncles, into a multinational producer of switches and locks supplying car, boat, and industrial original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarkets. He was very active in industry associations and served on the board of, and as Chairman (1984-85) of the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association. Ron was a strong supporter of the United Jewish Appeal and Jewish Federation. He was the recipient of the Torch of Liberty Award from the Anti-Defamation League in 1980. He served on the Board of Directors for Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, NJ. Ron ran the New York City Marathon in 1981. He had a strong love for the ocean and sailed his boat, Gosling, across the Atlantic in 1989. He was an avid golfer, bridge player, and a life-long Giants fan. Services 11 am Friday, June 13th at Temple Judea, 4311 Hood Road, Palm Beach Gardens, Fl. Donations may be made to the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County or the Mandel Jewish Community Center of the Palm Beaches.The Hermann Family will be receiving friends Friday immediately following the service thru Sunday at the Hermann residence, 134 Via Mariposa, Palm Beach Gardens. Arrangements Entrusted to Riverside Gordon Memorial Chapels, Delray Beach, FL. 561-496-7550 Arrangements Entrusted to Riverside Gordon Memorial Chapels, Delray Beach, FL. 561-496-7550

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