Dr. Henry L. Pearlberg of Bradenton, FL since and formerly of Bucks County died peacefully on May 18, 2012 at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, FL. He was 91.
He was the beloved husband of 16 years to Germaine Pearlberg and also to the late Kathleen Rafferty Pearlberg.
Born in Philadelphia, PA Dr. Pearlberg, was the son of the late Jacob and Bella Pearlberg.
Henry was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy during World War II, He attended The Curtis Institute of Music and was a graduate of West Chester University, University of Pennsylvania, and was awarded a Doctor of Musical Arts from Combs College of Music. He had a distinguished career as an Music Educator in the Philadelphia Public School system and a Fine Arts Administrator in the Neshaminy School District. He was a member of the American Legion, Veteran of Foreign Wars, a board member of Manatee Symphony Association, and board member of Palma Sola Trace Villa Association. He moved to Bradenton in 2001 from Bucks County, PA.
In addition to his wife Germaine, Henry is survived by his loving children; Henry J. Pearlberg (June) of East Fallowfield, PA, Joseph H. Pearlberg of Boston, MA, Mary Beth Pearlberg (Edward Harlow) of Boston, MA, Anne Marie Owings (David) of Chalfont, PA. He is also survived by step-daughters, JoAnne Hardesty (Charles) of Maple Glen, PA, Lee Ann Guenther (Philip) of Brigantine, NJ; Jacqueline Messa (John Radman) of Highlands Ranch, CO, and Janine Brodovsky (William) of Abington, PA, and his grandchildren, Christopher, Kathleen, Emma, Alex, Julia, Olivia, Benjamin and Seth.
Relatives and friend are invited to attend his viewing Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 9:00am until his Funeral Service 11:00am at the Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home, 241 East Butler Avenue (Route 202 and Sandy Ridge Road), New Britain, PA 18901.
Interment will take place at St. John Neumann Cemetery, Chalfont, PA.
In Lieu of Flowers contributions in his memory may be made to the American Lung Association, 527 Plymouth Rd. Suite 403 Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 or to the Manatee Symphony Association, In care of past president Kitty Raimos 2602 Starling Lane Bradenton FL 34209.
Joseph A. Fluehr III Funeral Home
241 East Butler Avenue, New Britain, PA 18901
3797 County Line Road, Chalfont, PA 18914