Dr. Hyman M. Freedman, “Hy”, age 99, passed away on May 27, 2018 at the Rose Schnitzer Manor Assisted Living Facility in Portland, Oregon, where he resided for the last eight years, where he enjoyed an active and fulfilling life, and where he received excellent care when he was terminally ill.
A memorial service will be held in Portland on September 14, which would have been Hy’s 100th birthday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Begin Again Horse Rescue, P.O. Box 28, Honeoye, NY 14471.
Hy resided in Canandaigua from 1990 to 2008. While Hy lived in Canandaigua, he enjoyed sailing on Canandaigua Lake and was a proud member of The Precious Few, The Fiddlers of the Genesee, the Fort Hill String Band, and the Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra. Hy was a member of Temple Beth-El in Geneva.
Hy was a World War II veteran. He retired from the Army as a lieutenant colonel. A native of Boston, Massachusetts, Hy was a dentist in Sharon, Massachusetts for several decades. He enjoyed the 18 years he lived in Canandaigua. He cherished the friendships he established during his Canandaigua years.
He is survived by his children Joel Freedman, Dr. Sheira Freedman, Jonathan Freedman and Charles Freedman; and by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Adeline; by his daughter, Ellen Margolis; and by four siblings.
Condolences, which will be shared with other family members, can be sent to Joel Freedman, 329 N. Main St., Canandaigua, NY 14424. No flowers or plants, please.