Marvin Lee Herschberg

Marvin Lee Herschberg, 73, of Vero Beach, died March 7, 2013 at Indian River Medical Center, Vero Beach.

Mr. Herschberg was born in New York, NY and has lived in Vero Beach since August of 2012 coming from Pawley’s Island, SC and South Padre Island, TX.

He was a graduate of Brooklyn Tech High School and continued on to receive a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology

from Long Island University and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Adelphi University.

Mr. Herschberg worked as a Hospital Administrator for many different hospitals over the years and in many different states, including New York, New Jersey, and California. He also served as Administrator in Retirement Living campuses in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. After his retirement, he earned his Realtor’s license and enjoyed a second career in Real Estate. He also provided social work services after his retirement both as a consultant for the Department of Social Services and as a volunteer Grief Counselor and in the local soup kitchen.

He was a former member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Port Isabel, TX, Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church, Pawley’s Island, SC and was a member of Saint Helen Catholic Church, Vero Beach.

Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Diann Herschberg

of Vero Beach; sons, Todd Herschberg of California and Greg Rushton of Georgia; daughters, Debra Holder of California, Tiffany Rushton and Lindsey Billings both of South Carolina; brother Seymour Herschberg of New York and 9 grandchildren.

Mr. Herschberg was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Lena Herschberg and his first wife, Ellen Brody Herschberg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Labre Indian School, Ashland, MT 59004, in memory of Mr. Herschberg.

SERVICES: A memorial service will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery and Chapel in Conway, SC.

An online guestbook is available at

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