Obituary of Stephen David Hirsch
Stephen David Hirsch, 62, of Parsonsburg, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019 at the Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. Born in Landstuhl, Germany, he was the son of Neva “Gerry” Geraldene Yates Hill and Edward “Bunky” Hill, and the son of the late Mathias Carl Hirsch.
Stephen received a heart transplant in 1987 in Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA. He was the fifth transplant recipient back then. He also received a kidney transplant in 2011 from his son-in-law. He worked as a Vice President of Finance for Downes Associates Engineering Firm for 20 years, retiring in 2014. Prior to Downes, he was a produce manager for Safeway in Salisbury.
Stephen is survived by his daughter, Lauren Ann Hirsch-Farrow (Jon) of Salisbury; a grandson, Micah Farrow; two brothers, Michael Hirsch of Parsonsburg and Gerald "Gerry" Hirsch (Nana) of Laurel, DE; the mother of his daughter, Sheryl Curtis (Franklin) of Delmar, MD; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Holloway Funeral Home in Salisbury with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Springhill Memory Gardens near Hebron with Rev. James C. Hitch officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to Donate Life America, 701 East Byrd St., 16th Floor, Richmond, VA 23219.
The family would like to gratefully acknowledge the wonderful care and support extended to them by the nurses and staff at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. Please visit www.hollowayfh.com to express condolences to the family.
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