Howard "Howie" Rosenfeld (Chaim ben Tzvi Hersh), age 72, of Orlando, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at Florida Hospital – Orlando. A New York City native, he was born on November 12, 1946, to the late Harry and Sarah Rose Parker Rosenfeld.
He was a high school graduate; later enlisting in the US Army. Prior to his enlistment, Howie married the former Madelyne Shankman on May 14, 1966, in Smithfield, North Carolina. During his military service, Howie served as an MP, earning distinction as a Sharpshooter and Pistol Expert. Following his time in the Army, Howie became a New York City policeman. In the early 1970s, he was recognized for saving the lives of 7 people during a robbery.
After their retirements, Howie and Madelyne retired to the Orlando area in 1986. In addition to Maddy, his wife of nearly 53 years, Howard is survived by his son, Scott (Tracy), and grandchildren Anthony and Angelina, and his sister-in-law, Arlene (Dan) Maikisch.
A funeral service will be held at Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando, on Friday, March 1, at 1:30 PM, with Rabbi Rick Sherwin officiating.
In memory of Howard “Howie” Rosenfeld, the family requests contributions to the National Kidney Foundation (www.kidney.org)
Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando FL 32810. 407.599.1180 www.bethshalommemorialchapel.com