Dennis W. Hirsch, 72, a resident of Rhinebeck, New York, died on April 4th following a long bout with pneumonia. Dennis was the son of the late Alvina and Wilmer Hirsch. He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Ohio University, marrying his college sweetheart, Judith Whitehouse, in 1961. He later received an MS from Kent State University, and an Ed.D degree from The University of Akron.
Dennis and Judith moved to Burton, Ohio in the mid 1960’s. While in Burton, Dennis served as an assistant principal, a principal and a Curriculum Administrator in the Geauga County School System. Following Judith’s death in 2002, Dennis, who had had health difficulties for many years, moved to The Thompson House in Rhinebeck, New York to be near his brother. Dennis is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Ron and Christina Hirsch of Rhinebeck.
On April 28th, 2012 at 3:00 P.M., a memorial service will be held at The Church of The Messiah in Rhinebeck, New York.