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1946 Allan 2023

Allan Greenberg

August 22, 1946 — August 18, 2023

Allan Greenberg, 76, of Pinson, Alabama, passed away Friday, August 18,

2023. Al was born August 22, 1946, at Beth El Hospital in Brooklyn, New York the son of Bessie (Ruben) and Charles Greenberg.

He grew up in the northeast and graduated from James Hillhouse High School in New Haven, Connecticut. While in high school he participated in track and the photography club. He was the school photographer for all the sports and developed his own film for the school.

Al spent approximately 9 months in Israel with Young Judea. He lived on a kibbutz and worked in the banana fields along with the Israeli army. He toured Israel with a group but struck out with a friend and traveled areas that were not on the tour list.

He served in the U.S. Army and spent 1 year in Viet Nam. Upon returning home he married and to this union had a son, Larry. He also attended Connecticut State College. He then worked at Magnavox Government and Industrial Electronics Company in Fort Wayne, Indiana then later in the scrap metal industry where he traveled the U.S.

Later during his "retirement years" his joy was "antiquing" along with researching his finds. Al met Janet (Raine) and married February 20, 1988.

He is predeceased by his parents, Bessie (Ruben) and Charles Greenberg and sister, Matilda Arotsky. He is survived by his wife, Janet (Jan), son Larry (Jennifer) of Pinson, AL, stepchildren (who were as his own), Trent Schindler, Annapolis, MD, Holly Franklin (Chuck), Jemison, AL and grandchildren, Jamison Franklin, Jemison, AL, and Darby Franklin, Charlotte, NC.

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 23, 2023 at Jefferson Memorial Gardens, 1591 Gadsden Highway in Trussville, AL with interment following in Jefferson Memorial's adjoining gardens. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cahaba Springs Presbyterian Church or the American Legion SSG Michael W. Hosey Post 205, Clay-Trussville.

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