Ronald Rosenthal, 88, beloved neighborhood dentist

(Jewish Exponent via JTA) — Dr. Ronald Rosenthal was a dentist who practiced for additional than 50 a long time, getting to be so beloved by his sufferers that they normally invited him and his spouse to their weddings, bar mitzvahs and other simchas.

“His good friends turned individuals, and his clients became friends,” his wife, Pat, claimed.

Rosenthal died of pneumonia prompted by COVID-19 on Dec. 31. He was 88.

He graduated from Central Large School, Temple University and its faculty of dentistry (now Kornberg College of Dentistry).

Rosenthal was a member of Golden Slipper Club & Charities and liked web hosting loved ones around his desk for the Jewish vacations at his property in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. He was especially fond of Jewish consolation food items like corned beef sandwiches and matzah ball soup.

Pat Rosenthal explained that though he had a hectic apply, relatives was every thing to him, and the pair traveled greatly with their a few kids in the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. He also was beloved by the young ones in their neighborhood.

“He was the enjoyment guy on the road. The little ones would try the doorbell and want to know if Uncle Ronnie could appear out and engage in,” she reported. “He was a very good father and cherished staying a grandfather. That was truly particular for him.”

Rosenthal was residing in Artis Senior Residing of Huntingdon Valley thanks to his wrestle with dementia.

This short article was initially printed in the Jewish Exponent as portion of its COVID-19 obituary coverage.

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