Longtime Larchmont resident Geraldine Rochford Herlitz passed away on Jan. 30 at Calvary Hospital.
A wonderful mother, wife, friend and sister, Herlitz attended Bishop McDonell Memorial High School in Brooklyn, received a BA degree from Hunter College and an MA degree from College of New Rochelle. A Larchmont resident for more than 40 years, Herlitz was active in the Larchmont Beautification Committee and the Cancer Support Team of Westchester. She taught “Art of Language” on Channel 13 for one year and was a retired New York City Public School teacher.
Hertliz is survived by two children, Britta Lerner and Kristofer Herlitz, five grandchildren, Tristan, Daisy and Bjorn Herlitz and Luke and Casey Lerner, and three sisters, Rita, Terry and Ann Rochford. There will be a private memorial service. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Cancer Support Team, 875 Mamaroneck Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543. John J. Fox Funeral Home, Inc. 2080 Boston Post Road Larchmont, NY 10538.