Isidor Schonberger


Isidor Schonberger, of Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Silver Spring, died on Nov. 26 in Boca Raton, Fla. Schonberger was a Holocaust survivor; he was liberated from Bergen Belsen and came to the United States in 1950. His life story was captured by the Shoah Foundation and is historically preserved in Holocaust memorials around the world. He was happily self-employed for 36 years. Schonberger was a charming well-read gentleman who loved sharing his life stories with friends and family. His sense of humor entertained everyone who was fortunate enough to know him.

He is survived by daughters Ethel Schonberger and Susie Wagner (Nicholas Aleyanis), his granddaughters Tracee (Chris), Ashlie (Matthew) & Eryn (Andrew), his adored great grandson Joseph and his companion Rose Gilispie. His wife Lilie Schonberger died in 1995.

Contributions in Schonberger’s memory may be made to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington:

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