Melvin Handwerger


On January 28, Melvin Handwerger of Baltimore at 92. He is survived by children Samuel D. (Beckie) Handwerger and Norman Handwerger (Nancy Hart); brothers Philip Handwerger and Dr. Robert Handwerger; sisters-in-law Beverly Handwerger, Betty Handwerger, Rosalie Handwerger and Muriel Handwerger; grandchildren Rabbi Daniel (Devorah) Handwerger, Rafael Handwerger, Rabbi Yonaton (Sara) Handwerger and Leah Hart Handwerger, and 17 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Jane Ruth Handwerger (née Fisher); brothers Joel Handwerger, Stanley Handwerger and Leroy Handwerger; and parents Katie and Nathan Handwerger.

Contributions may be sent to Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA), 8588 Potter Park Drive, Suite 500, Sarasota, FL 34238; or Talmudical Academy, 4445 Old Court Road, Baltimore, MD 21208.

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