Herzberg, Thelma J., Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at St. Mary’s of Michigan Medical Center. Age 90 years. The daughter of the late Percy and Jessie (Coleman) Cheshire, Thelma was born August 19, 1919 in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada. She married Robert E. Herzberg on June 15, 1940. He predeceased her April 18, 2002. Thelma was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church. She was employed at Wiechmann’s in downtown Saginaw and then Norm Henry Shoes. Thelma played Bridge and Bingo and enjoyed crafts, especially needlework. Family was most important to Thelma and loved being with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Surviving are one son and one daughter, Edward Herzberg and his wife RoseAnn, Saginaw; Ann Friske, Frankenmuth; four grandchildren, Deann and Jeff Godi, Jill and Todd Schultz, Shawne and Jeff Arthurton and Scott Herzberg; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Thelma was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Barbara Ann, an infant grandson, Keith Friske, and by her twin brother, Reginald Cheshire. Funeral Liturgy will take place at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 22, 2010 at St. Helen Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Barnabas Gorski, O.F.M., will officiate with interment in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and at St. Helen Catholic Church on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Helen Catholic Church. www.snowfuneralhome.net