Herwig Herzmansky

June 3, 1928 - July 29, 2017

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Herwig (Herb), of Dumont, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family after a short illness on Saturday, July 29, 2017.  He was 89.

He was born in Lichten, Czechoslovakia on June 3, 1928, the son of Karl and Lina Herzmansky.  Herwig and his wife Kathe emigrated to the United States in 1952. They moved to their home in Dumont, NJ in 1963.  Following his first career in real estate management, Herb embarked on a second career in marketing residential waterproofing. He had a great zest for life, and was well loved and respected.  During his retirement years Herb remained a devoted husband and focused on his daughters, grandchildren and European family ancestry.  He was an accomplished gardener and well known for his amazing flower gardens and abundant vegetables.  

Herwig is survived by Kathe, his wife of 67 years; his daughters Helen Clear of Mendham, NJ, and Rita Herzmansky of New York City; and two grandchildren, Katherine and Michael Clear.

Visitation will be on Thursday, August 3rd from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Ave in Dumont.  A Funeral Mass will be offered at 9:30 AM on Friday, August 4th at St. Mary's R.C. Church, 280 Washington Ave, Dumont, followed by Interment at George Washington Memorial Park, 234 Paramus Rd, Paramus.