Morris ‘Maishe’ Coleman Rosenthal, 87, of Atlanta, passed away July 21, 2019, with his family by his side. Maishe was a native Atlantan, the youngest of five. He was an active member of the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956. He was a graduate of Emory University and practiced as a certified public accountant for more than 50 years with his wife by his side. Maishe and Joanne were life partners. They worked together and were inseparable. He was an avid reader, music lover, world traveler and was well versed in current events.
Despite battling illness in his later years, he remained present for his immediate and extended family, hosting Friday night Shabbat dinner and many other family functions. Maishe and Joanne’s home was the family’s gathering place. He was well-respected by all who knew him for his integrity and his kindness, as well as his quick wit.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Joanne; brother-in-law, Bernard Idov; children, Janis (Ivan) Beck, Alicia Rosenthal and Ross (Amy) Rosenthal; grandchildren, Lora (Billy) Hahn, Kyle (Christina) Cristal, Myles Rosenthal, Alec Rosenthal and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Marcus Jewish Community Center where Maishe benefitted from the Parkinson’s programming, or Atlanta Group Home, 3160 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, 30327.
A graveside service was held July 22 at Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999